Jail Official Sentenced To Prison After Denying Medical Care To Dying Diabetic InmateA former Oklahoma jail administrator was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison after the 2013 death of a diabetic inmate that the official allegedly accused of faking an illness.
Ex-Guantanamo Bay Inmate Accused Of Killing U.S. Soldier Gets Apology, Millions From CanadaThe former Guantanamo Bay prisoner received the payment and an apology from the Canadian government after a court ruling said his rights were abused.
Official: Rioting Prisoners Were 'Getting Ready for War'Rioting inmates armed themselves and "were getting ready for war" during a disturbance at a maximum security prison in Massachusetts, the state's top public safety official said Tuesday.
Dialing In: New Technology Should Help Track Prison PhonesFunding for the latest technology to try to combat illegal inmate cellphones in South Carolina's prisons is close to final approval.
Panhandle Prison Under Lockdown After 2 Attacks on GuardsPrison authorities in Florida say the Okaloosa Correctional Institution remains on lockdown following two attacks by inmates on correctional officers.
Retired Officer Sentenced To 25 Years For Receiving, Possessing Child PornographyA retired Miami police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for receiving and possessing child pornography.
US Investigating Florida Prisoner's Death In Scalding Shower The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the death in a scalding shower of a Florida prisoner and may conduct a broader civil rights probe of state prisons.
Woman Sentenced After Drunk Tweeting Before Fatal Car CrashA South Florida woman who tweeted about being drunk minutes before a fatal wrong-way crash has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Ex-Detective Guilty Of Protecting Pot Ring A former Miami-Dade County police detective is facing a minimum of five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to providing protection for a violent marijuana operation.
Jones Not Aware Of Further Klan Activity By Prison GuardsFlorida prisons chief Julie Jones says she knows of no further Ku Klux Klan activity by Florida prison officials besides two guards and a former guard arrested last week last week for plotting to kill a black inmate.
Man Gets Almost 6 Years In Prison In Lottery Scam A South Florida man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his role in a Jamaica-based lottery scam that preyed on elderly victims.
Florida Senate Passes Bill To Address Prison ConcernsThe often criticized Florida prison system could see a number of changes under a bill aimed at reducing prison beatings and deaths.