Writer Oscar Wilde was sent to prison on this day in 1895 till 1897 after being convicted of sodomy. The famed writer brought attention to his private life in a feud with Sir John Sholto Douglas, whose..
Inmates and county leaders told Contact7 Investigates they are concerned about the rapidly escalating situation at the Sterling Correctional Facility, which currently has the state's largest outbreak..
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Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returned to his New York home on Thursday after being released early from a federal prison due to concerns he could be exposed to..
Top law enforcement officers in Cincinnati called on Hamilton County courts to consider the recent uptick in violent crime when setting bonds, hearings and sentences for violent offenders, as the city..
The number of state inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, surpassed 1,400 on Tuesday, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. cbs4.com - Published
The court’s action left in place a court order requiring prison officials to move more than 800 older or medically vulnerable prisoners from a facility that has seen nine deaths from Covid-19. NYTimes.com - Published
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court Tuesday refused the Trump administration’s request to shelve a judge’s order that hundreds of at-risk inmates at a federal prison in Ohio be expeditiously released.. Seattle Times - Published
Following the ceasefire that both parties agreed to in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, Afghan president pledged that up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners will be released. The Taliban, however, reminded the.. HNGN - Published
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has lost more inmates to COVID-19 than any other state, but its prisons nonetheless must begin reopening to accommodate a slow return to business — and to crime, the.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
State rep. Karen Whitsett told ... that Kilpatrick's impending release is related to the coronavirus. He is being quarantined for COVID-19 in the low-security Oakdale, Louisiana prison. He will be.. FOXNews.com - Published
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is being quarantined at a federal prison while awaiting a likely release in June, which would be years before he was scheduled to finish his.. SeattlePI.com - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Bureau of Prisons will begin moving about 6,800 inmates who have been waiting in local detention centers across the U.S. to federal prisons to avoid jail overcrowding in.. Seattle Times - Published
CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian government has arrested at least 10 journalists since the coronavirus was detected in the country, a local human rights group said, accusing authorities of seizing on the.. Seattle Times - Published
At a protest atÂ the Nassau legislature building Thursday, speakers said the lack of regular updates caused families to worryÂ about the health and safety of their jailedÂ loved ones. Newsday - Published
The union for corrections officers at one of the U.S. federal prisons hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic has filed a U.S. Labor Department complaint alleging that prison managers failed to isolate.. Reuters - Published
Police in Honolulu say they have re-arrested 47 people who had been let out of jail in recent weeks amid fears of a potential coronavirus outbreak in Hawaii’s correctional facilities. FOXNews.com - Published
President Trump's former attorney will be placed in home confinement. Thousands of federal inmates have been released to home confinement since March due to concerns about coronavirus exposure. NPR - Published
On Friday, the Justice Department announced the release of more than 3,000 federal inmates as a result of the First Step Act, a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill President Trump signed into law.. CBS News - Published
For the first time in 16 years, the Justice Department will start executing death row inmates again. The first to die will be five inmates convicted of murder, torture and rape. Jeff Pegues reports. CBS News - Published
· A team of Italian designers came together to create a prototype for an inflatable, reusable face shield.
· Soffio consists of a plastic visor and inflatable frame.
· It will go into production.. Business Insider - Published
Yale researchers who have studied hundreds of kindergartners for nearly 40 years say one in five was dyslexic. But perhaps their most important finding: There is no link at all between dyslexia and.. CBS News - Published
CNA Staff, May 20, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Chinese government is attempting to extradite a Uighur man who fled the country to Turkey in 2014, according to a dossier obtained by Axios. The.. CNA - Published
Law enforcement captured three of four inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison Sunday. The men were taken into custody in the Raleigh area overnight. They escaped from the Gallia County jail in the.. CBS News - Published
Freedom came early for hundreds of inmates in Oklahoma. It was the largest single mass-release in U.S. history and all had been locked up for low-level crimes. Omar Villafranca reports. CBS News - Published
A Colorado parolee with an extensive criminal history who stands accused of killing a 21-year-old woman was released three weeks before the slaying under a state mandate to limit the spread of the.. FOXNews.com - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge rejected the request of convicted pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli to be let out of prison to research a coronavirus treatment, noting that probation officials viewed.. SeattlePI.com - Published