jail

crime

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.
River Donaghey
3.15.19
crime

Danish Convicts Explain Why They Would Rather Be in Prison Than Be on House Arrest

"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."
Johanne Ramskov Erichsen
3.8.19
prison reform

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

How it's become an agency of social control.
Seth Ferranti
1.14.19
true crime

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.
Kira Lerner
12.10.18
Unites States of Addiction

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small, communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhea, vomit, and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
11.20.18
Narcomania

What It’s Like to Have a Friend Die from the Drugs You Gave Them

Sharing ecstasy with a friend could land you in jail against the wishes of your late friend's family.
Max Daly
10.16.18
takeout

Irish Prison Inmates Snuck In Chinese Takeout Delivery by Drone

The Wheatfield staff has taken a number of steps to prevent Kung Pao chicken (and cocaine or whatever) from being dropped into the rec yard.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.2.18
crime

One of Bill Cosby's First Meals in Prison Will Include a Serving of Jell-O

On Tuesday, the disgraced actor and comedian was sentenced to three to ten years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.26.18
crime

My Father Became a Murderer to Save My Family

My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandfather helped him hide the body.
Sara
9.12.18
Ramen

This Formerly Incarcerated Chef Is Making Healthier Ramen for Prison Commissaries

"God came to me and said, 'I want you to do this ramen.'”
Lauren Rothman
8.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Guy Who Destroyed Trump's Star Getting Bailed Out by the First Guy to Smash It

We've truly come full circle.
Drew Schwartz
7.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Paul Manafort Says He's Being Treated Like a 'VIP' in Jail

Apparently he's got his own cell with a private bathroom, access to a phone and computer, and doesn't have to wear a uniform.
Drew Schwartz
7.11.18
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