NEW YORK — Frank DeTucci, a 70-year-old prison chaplain at the Queensboro Correctional Facility has admitted to paying an inmate to let him perform oral sex on him. The New York Daily News reports: When questioned, DeTucci admitted that on July 5 he paid the same inmate $120 and $150 on two separate occasions to […]

MONTICELLO, Miss. — Cory Maye, a prisoner who was sentenced to death then life in prison for killing a police officer that he believed was a home invader, will be released from prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter. The Huffington Post reports: Shortly after midnight on December 26, 2001, Maye, then 21, was drifting off […]

A program entitled “Not Guilty: The Tragedy of Wrongful Convictions in the U.S., and the DNA Evidence that Frees Them,” seeks to exonerate thousands of minority inmates who falsely end up on the wrong side of prison bars, due to deep flaws found in the legal system. Created by, “Not Guilty” provides tangible data […]

NORTH CAROLINA — According a new study by the College Board’s Advocacy & Policy Center, young Black and Hispanic men are heading down a socially downward spiral. The study found that 51 percent of Hispanic males and 45 percent of African American males ages 15-24 will end up unemployed, incarcerated or dead. ABC News Channel […]

VIA MYFOXDC: UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – Two men accused in a deadly street race appeared in court today. One was taken to prison. The other is now facing a retrial. Eight people died in the accident two years ago on Indian Head Highway. Prosecutors say Tavon Taylor and Darren Bullock were racing at more than […]

VIA WBAL: A man wrongly released from a Baltimore prison Thursday has been taken into custody by authorities in Martinsburg, W.Va. Meanwhile, a second man whose name and identity were used by the suspect — and who was to be released after serving a two-year sentence — has been charged with conspiracy. Prison officials said […]

VIA REUTERS: NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress pleaded guilty to a gun possession charge on Thursday and agreed to a two-year prison sentence in what the Super Bowl hero’s lawyer called an agonizing decision. Burress, 31, caught the winning touchdown in the Giants’ Super Bowl victory in February […]