Prisons

King faced swift backlash for drinking from a toilet fountain inside a migrant detention facility on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The man who killed RFK in 1968 is in stable condition in a local hospital.
The broken prison system is in desperate need of reform. U.S. prisons are trying to find answers overseas.
“Shame!” Demonstrators yelled at a pickup truck that drove into the crowd outside of a private prison in Rhode Island.
Jail suicides inside opaque correctional institutions aren't uncommon. The fallout from Jeffrey Epstein's death has been.
The disgraced comedian is serving a three- to 10-year prison term for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in what became the first celebrity trial of the Me Too era.
There are more calls for an investigation after Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent sucide in his jail cell.
Kim Kardashian lobbied for the release of Brown, who was convicted of murdering Johnny Allen when she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim.
Brazilian drug trafficker Clauvino da Silva attempted to switch places with the 19-year-old by wearing a silicone mask and a wig, according to authorities.
A convicted drug trafficker impersonated his teenage daughter by wearing a silicone mask and wig.
In prisons across California, inmates are unlearning toxic masculinity. It might be the answer to the state’s recidivism problem.
Prisons like Altamira, where 57 inmates just died, are overcrowded, understaffed and controlled by gangs. But there’s little appetite for reform.
Through the Guiding Rage Into Power program, these California inmates are taking accountability for their crimes. Their training includes understanding the violence they’ve committed in the context of trauma and traditional notions of manhood — and it might be the answer to the state’s recidivism problem.
Prison authorities said a fight erupted around 7 a.m. between Rio de Janeiro-based Comando Vermelho and local criminal group Comando Classe A.
On the fourth anniversary of Sandra Bland's death, the feds are falling even further behind in releasing information about jail and prison deaths.
Trevor Martineau allegedly told investigators that he was paid $1,000 to sneak the burrito into the Colorado correctional facility where he worked.
Rep. Jason Crow (D) has also called for ending privately run immigrant detention facilities.
Brian Rapinoe, who has spent much of his adult life in prison, calls his World Cup champ sister his hero.
Young migrant mothers in border detention facilities described feeling hungry, cold, and terrified because their babies were sick.
The three-year-old group shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.”