inmates

Tennessee

Demon Tattoos Could Be the Key to Finding This Escaped Tennessee Inmate

He escaped the day a corrections officer was discovered dead in her house on the penitentiary’s property.
Kelly Vinett
8.8.19
prison

Prison Guards Told Us What It's Like Working with the Most Violent Inmates

In British prisons, "one percenters" are those deemed so unruly that they spend the majority of their sentences in solitary confinement.
Nick Chester
3.12.19
prison reform

Here's what the prison reform bill actually does — and doesn't do

It's a watershed moment in prison reform. Now it's up to the states, which house more than 90% of U.S. inmates.
Tess Owen
12.19.18
hurricane michael

Florida won't evacuate all of its inmates in the path of Hurricane Michael

With the storm poised to make landfall, officials say that evacuating those facilities is no longer an option.
Tess Owen
10.10.18
Drug tests

Former Inmates Told Us How They Beat Drug Tests While Behind Bars

You learn quite a few tricks in the pen.
Seth Ferranti
9.28.18
hurricane florence

South Carolina failed to evacuate a prison. Inmates are now sitting ducks in Hurricane Florence’s path.

"You’re locked in a concrete box. Windows bolted, no way out except if a person turns the key."
Tess Owen
9.14.18
hurricane florence

At least 650 inmates in South Carolina could be stranded when Hurricane Florence hits

“Previously, it’s been safer to stay in place with the inmates rather than move to another location," the South Carolina Department of Corrections told VICE News.
Tess Owen
9.11.18
prisons

Inmates across the country are dying from K2 overdoses

At least three states are experiencing upticks in the number of inmate deaths caused by K2 overdoses.
Tess Owen
9.7.18
SOUTH CAROLINA

Seven inmates just died at one of South Carolina’s most violent prisons

Violence erupted at the maximum security prison just after 7 p.m. local time Sunday, and lasted until almost 3 a.m. Monday.
David Gilbert
4.16.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Defendants are still waiting for trials after Harvey flooded a Houston courthouse

Hurricane Harvey brought the court system in Harris County, TX — one of the busiest in the nation — to a screeching halt. Hundreds of people are now waiting in jail for indefinitely suspended hearings and trials.
Dexter Thomas
11.22.17
California

Meet the inmates risking their lives to fight California wildfires

Tess Owen
Matthew Justus
10.13.17
prisons

13 Puerto Rico prisoners escaped during Hurricane Maria

Taylor Dolven
9.27.17
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