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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From left: Brynn Martin, Christopher Clemente, Troy McDaniel Jr. and Lawrence Lee III
Gallia County Sheriff's Office via AP
AP News
September 30, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Three of four inmates who overpowered two female corrections officers and escaped from an Ohio county jail were caught in North Carolina after slightly more than a day on the run. Authorities in Pennsylvania located the suspected getaway vehicle. Read more here.
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Diana Sanchez gives birth alone in Denver jail cell
Killmer, Lane & Newman/Denver County Jail via AP
AP News
August 30, 2019 - 9:59 am
A woman who gave birth alone in her jail cell in Denver is suing the city after deputies and nurses allegedly ignored her pleas for help during about five hours of labor.
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Jeffrey Epstein
Palm Beach Sheriff's Office/AP via CNN
July 25, 2019 - 9:03 am
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Shimon Prokupecz and Mark Morales (CNN) — Financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found in his Manhattan jail cell with marks on his neck this week, a law enforcement source and a source familiar with the incident said Thursday. It is not clear to jail...
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Chelsea Manning
Markus Schreiber/AP, file
May 10, 2019 - 8:55 am
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was released from a northern Virginia jail Thursday after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury. Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to...
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David Madden
April 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Two years in, New Jersey criminal justice officials are looking into how well bail reform efforts are working out. Bottom line? They’re making progress but there’s more work to do. The plan is to make sure suspects without the means to cover cash bail for nonviolent...
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To show support for people serving life sentences, Carrington joined Tonie Willis with the organization Cut 50 at city hall Tuesday for Philadelphia's Day of Empathy.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
March 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When she was 16, Paulette Carrington went to jail for homicide. "I was defending myself, and unfortunately the person died. I live with that everyday," Carrington said. She spent 40 years behind bars before being released two years ago when it was declared her...
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Camden County jail warden Karen Taylor.
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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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Prisoners call out to protesters and family members gathers outside the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison where prisoners have been without heat, hot water, electricity and proper sanitation due to an electrical failure earlier in the week.
AP Photo/Kathy Willens
February 03, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some demonstrators protesting the lack of heat and electricity at a federal detention center in New York City attempted to enter the facility Sunday, and witnesses said guards drove them back with pushes, shoves and pepper spray. A reporter and photographer for The Associated Press...
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In this image provided by Hossein Hashemi, Marzieh Hashemi, poses for a photo. An attorney with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee says the Iranian television anchorwoman has been released from a U.S. jail.
Hossein Hashemi via AP
January 23, 2019 - 10:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who was held in the U.S. as a material witness was released from jail Wednesday evening. Marzieh Hashemi, 59, was released from jail in Washington after being detained for 10 days, according to Abed Ayoub, an...
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