Inmates

From left: Edwin Negron, Darin Collins, Alfred Gregory, Anthony Saxby and Randall Sims
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 15, 2019 - 4:46 pm
The retrial of five former Montgomery County jail guards, who are accused of beating two inmates, is underway. Read more here.
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Camden County jail warden Karen Taylor.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
February 27, 2019 - 3:57 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County jail is expanding what appears to be a successful treatment program for inmates who enter the prison addicted to drugs or alcohol. The jail is using a $200,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Corrections to offer inmates medication-assisted...
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From left: Edwin Negron, Darin Collins, Alfred Gregory, Anthony Saxby and Randall Sims
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 23, 2019 - 6:56 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Five guards from the Montgomery County jail are on trial for beating inmates. On Wednesday, another guard who was charged but pleaded guilty to lesser charges testified he was told to keep his body camera off and was coerced to file a false report. Former...
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From left: Edwin Negron, Darin Collins, Alfred Gregory, Anthony Saxby and Randall Sims
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 22, 2019 - 7:14 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Opening statements have begun in the trial of five corrections officers at the Montgomery County jail accused of beating two inmates and then trying to cover it up. Prosecutor Kelly Lloyd says the inmate in question is seen in video mouthing off, but says...
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An inmate sits in the B wing for the mentally ill at the Sanislaus County Public Safety Center in Modesto, California, on Nov. 18, 2010.
Debbie Noda/Modesto Bee/MCT/Sipa USA
Pat Loeb
October 15, 2018 - 5:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania officials announced the launch of a technical assistance center Monday to help counties reduce the number people with mental illness who are incarcerated. About 20 percent of inmates nationally have a serious mental illness. Pennsylvania Department of...
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Bill Cosby's mugshot upon beginning his sentence with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Cherri Gregg
September 26, 2018 - 3:40 pm
SKIPPACK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has spent his first night at SCI Phoenix in Montgomery County, where he is expected to remain for his entire three- to 10-year sentence. The new, state-of-the-art facility opened only a couple months ago, but former longtime inmates of Pennsylvania's...
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The contents of an overdose rescue kit are displayed in a class on overdose prevention held by non-profit Positive Health Project, holds up an overdose rescue kit after completion of the class on August 9, 2017 in New York City.
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August 29, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By Tony Marco and Alanne Orjoux, CNN (CNN) -- At least two dozen people were sickened Wednesday at the Ross Correctional Institution in Chillicothe, Ohio, law enforcement officials said. Authorities responded to the prison after reports that 24 people -- including prison guards, nurses and inmates...
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