And a lawyer seems to think the mom is trying to get rich off her baby.
The 51-year-old former employee at the upstate Clinton Correctional Facility has copped to smuggling blades, chisels, and other tools on behalf of Richard Matt and David Sweat. Now she faces up to seven years in prison.
The Obama administration is planning to restore thousands of dollars in direct federal tuition assistance for many state and federal prisoners in what could be a sign American mass incarceration is entering a new era.
37-year-old Ralkina Jones, who was found dead in a Cleveland Heights, Ohio, jail cell on Sunday, is at least the fourth person of color to die in an American jail this month.
Paul Massey once claimed that nobody had the "fucking balls" to try to take his life.
Longtime kingpin Vito Rizzuto died in 2013, but no single group has stepped in to fill that power vacuum—yet.
Call it spice, K2, spike, or Flamingo—by any name, it's the cheapest and most dangerous way to get high right now.
Photographer Dru Donovan collaborated with a group of men from the Fordham section of the Bronx to stage images that revisit their previous encounters with the NYPD.
They've had their eyes on anti-police protestors since Michael Brown's death in Ferguson almost a year ago.
We called up an expert on celebrity trials, sex offenses, and defamation at the University of Southern California for his take on the formerly beloved comedian's legal woes and how they might play out.
Hours after John Russell Houser killed two women before shooting himself, a portrait has emerged of a man with a history of mental illness who frightened his own family.
"The largest bail we fronted money for was $500,000. It was for a doctor who had a clinic here in Vegas. He was re-using syringes and infecting people with hepatitis C."
Colloquially known as "drugs minus two," a sentencing tweak made last year could reduce the prison time of as many as 46,000 inmates.
The crackdown on the slightly risque publicity stunt shows the tension between commerce and the Chinese government.
The gunman was reportedly sitting in the audience when he stood up and fired his handgun into the crowd. He then turned the weapon on himself.
One of the authors of Encounters with Police: A Black Man's Guide to Survival talks about Sandra Bland's controversial arrest in Texas and how people of color can attempt to avoid police brutality.
Their lawsuit claims the state's civil asset forfeiture laws allow law enforcement agencies to rake in cash by seizing and selling innocent civilians' property.
Victoria Henneberry wants to start the appeal process despite missing the deadline to do so.
Li Fang Wei has been attracting the attention of the US government for years and has a $5 million FBI bounty on him—but he won't stop selling equipment to Iran that could be used in missiles.
I sought a deeper meaning for my life, outside of the mundane existence of my working-class neighborhood struggle. Rather than succumb to the doldrums of comfort, I wanted to matter.
The location of his alleged shooting spree—a church—could land the South Carolina native on death row.
Whenever you go to the prison yard, there's always a chance you won't make it back. I would know: I spent ten years inside and learned how to weaponize everything from magazines to cigarette filters.
Wince-inducing dashcam footage of the 28-year-old activist's arrest was released Tuesday in an apparent act of transparency, but it won't end the controversy around her death.
The director of the new documentary Cartel Land describes how Mexican citizens have been driven to vigilantism because the police and military are unable or unwilling to help.