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.
"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.
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.
In the new Marvel film, the hero's central power isn't shrinking. It's whiteness.
One of "Obama's Lucky 46" told VICE about how he heard he was getting out and what he plans to do now.
Kyle Patrick Alvarez's new film is based on the 1971 psychology experiment that went so horribly awry, it's been compared to Abu Ghraib.
An interview with an inmate who says that when the pro-Russian separatists took over his prison camp, they brutalized and shot inmates while forcing them to work longer hours.
The device is, both literally and metaphorically, my greatest source of pain.
Cell phones are prohibited at the 120-year-old prison, as is fighting, so there's an understandable amount of confusion and embarrassment surrounding the release of the footage on YouTube.
"Obama once said that if he had a son, he would look like Trayvon Martin... Well, there's a whole lotta peoples in here who look like Trayvon, his uncle, his daddy, and all his relatives."
As part of drought controls imposed across California, inmates in the state's overcrowded prison system—some of whom depend on showers to wash their clothes—are feeling the difference.
Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known as "El Chapo," surpassed Pablo Escobar as the most successful drug kingpin of all time years ago. This weekend, he pulled off his second elaborate escape from prison.
On Monday, President Obama commuted the sentences of 46 people, bringing his total since taking office to 89. I reached out to some old friends from inside to see if they expect a mass exodus from the prison-industrial complex.
That's a lot of money, but it can't buy him a working dick.
Last week, as millions of Americans got hyped about the Fourth of July, two men brutally tortured by the US government were quietly released from prison.
Thanks to mandatory minimum sentencing, Deadheads like Tim Tyler—who has been locked up for almost a quarter of a century—are missing out on the Grateful Dead 50th anniversary shows this weekend.
In 2010 former pro-skater Holger Sander was arrested for allegedly transporting 400 kilograms of cocaine to Australia. Here's his story.
President Obama's security detail still brands ex-cons—regardless of the nature of their crime or what they've been up to since—as suspect.
A dozen employees at Clinton Correctional Facility have been placed on leave amid rumors of widespread heroin use and reports that the two convicted murderers did a dry run of their escape.
On the day before Victoria bans smoking in prisons, an estimated 300 prisoners have rioted at the Metropolitan Remand Centre in Melbourne's west.
Magnotta, who brutally murdered a man and sent his body parts across the country, has joined prison dating site Canadian Inmates Connect to find a buff, white boy toy.
Tucked away into New York's new budget is a bail fund of $1.4 million, but will it help reduce the population at notoriously brutal city jails like Rikers Island?