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The defendants claim they suffered psychological damage and were denied medical attention when Fox taped the hit show at their detention center.

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.

New York City's mayor ignores prison reform activists and plans renovation of controversial prison complex.

  WARREN, Maine (AP) — Maine’s corrections commissioner has ordered state prison workers to stop making women remove their bras to go through screening to visit inmates. Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick says he didn’t know that women were being required to remove undergarments after the bras apparently set off metal detectors. The commissioner says he became […]

Black women have become accustomed to hearing negative statistics about their finances, health and marriageability, but there is one statistic that has improved dramatically. According to recent reports, Black women are going to jail much less, while white women’s incarceration rates have skyrocketed. The Washington Post reports: The U.S. imprisonment rate has been declining for […]

The Texas House County Affairs Committee has reportedly laid the groundwork for a new piece of legislation that would be known as the Sandra Bland Act.

A video reveals what led to Michael Sabbie's death in jail. Sabbie told corrections staff at least 19 times that he couldn't breathe.

Family members are demanding answers as to what happened to their daughter.

The Brooklyn District Attorney on Thursday announced plans to drop charges against an on-duty postal worker who was arrested in March, reports DNAinfo New York. “In the interest of justice, I asked the court to dismiss the disorderly conduct charge,” Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said in a statement. Glenn Grays, 27, was charged with disorderly conduct […]

While video cameras captured the controversial arrest and Grays' compliance, what they didn't capture was what happened in the vehicle after officers pulled off.