Why Was Jeffrey Epstein Left Alone? The Mystery of the Sex Offender's Jail Suicide
The accused child trafficker wasn't on suicide watch despite being found semi-conscious with neck injuries 11 days earlier.
Will New Orleans Protect Their Inmates During A Storm? Barry Is A Test After Katrina's Prison Disaster
During Katrina inmates were locked in cells filled with sewage-contaminated water.
Oklahoma sheriff resigns in protest over unsafe jail conditions — including a snake
She said the judge who ordered her to reopen the evacuated jail tried to bribe her.
'Starving The Beast': The Women Working To Close a Misused Atlanta Jail
Marilynn Winn, a formerly incarcerated 68-year-old Black woman, wants to repurpose Atlanta City Detention Center into a wellness and freedom center for the local community.
PHOTOS: Life on the streets of San Francisco through the lens of ex-inmates
Although free, these two men are still fighting to break free of the system.
Families are still searching for prisoners evacuated after Hurricane Michael
"I just want to hear his voice," a mother says.
More than 100 U.S. prisoners have died after being shocked by a Taser
Thousands of inmates are left in Miami's Irma evacuation zone
Vice News Tonight
Jails are replacing visits with video chats and families are devastated
The replacement of in-person jail visits with video calls.
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New York Is Getting Serious About Closing the Hellish Jail on Rikers Island
After decades of brutal incidents in the notorious jail complex, reformers are getting closer to the ultimate prize.
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Trump's FCC pick voted to let prison phone companies price-gouge families
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What Will the Future of Incarceration Look Like?
We asked experts and advocates what happens when more jails and more prisons isn't the answer anymore.