This Cleveland Woman Could Go to Jail Because Her House Needs a New Coat of Paint

"I’m going to jail cuz I’m broke, disabled, and can’t fix my home.”


8 People Were Told Not to Leave Epstein Alone. They Did Anyway.

Investigators are now looking into whether these people also knew, for sure, that Epstein had been left alone in his cell.


The El Paso Shooting Suspect Is Now on Suicide Watch

The decision was reportedly made by medical staff at the jail, but it’s unclear why.


Jeffrey Epstein Died by Suicide at His Manhattan Jail, Reports Say

The wealthy financier was being held without bail in Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center on charges of sex trafficking.


Chelsea Manning Warns That Trump Will Go After Journalists With “Indictments and Charges”

"Whenever a journalist makes a misstep, I think that they are put on notice now."


Why We Must End Strip Searches In Canada’s Prisons for Women

Forcing women to remove their clothes and perform humiliating actions should be understood as state-sanctioned sexual assault.


This Guy Broke Out of Jail, Got Caught, Then Stole a Cop Car and Escaped Again

One minute, he was cuffed in the back of a squad car. The next, he was driving away in it.


How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.


Convicts Explain Why They Would Rather Be in Prison Than Wear an Ankle Monitor

"It was hard for me to live a normal life as a parent. I needed to go back to prison to get some peace and quiet."


The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think

How it's become an agency of social control.


This Jail Is Accused of Favoring Christians Who Agree to Live in 'God Pod'

Muslim prisoners, meanwhile, say they were starved during Ramadan and deprived of religious texts.


Nunavut denies access to prisoners in notorious jail

The Baffin Correctional Centre refused a VICE News request after a reporter passed “unauthorized material” to an inmate — a print out of an VICE News article about the jail.