Prisons

One critic agrees a D.C. jail visit from the Georgia Republican is "cruel and unusual punishment."
Jenna Ryan, a Trump-loving real estate broker, called Jan. 6 "one of the best days of my life" and bragged that she wouldn't go to jail because she's white.
A recent juvenile justice reform bill excluded hundreds of people facing long prison sentences for crimes they committed before they turned 18. Gov. Kate Brown’s clemency order will allow some of them a second chance.
"As a child, you practiced hiding in your attic for when the rapist comes back, because you’ve always been sure he would come back. He said so."
As the pandemic ravaged prisons and jails, officials opted to force people into inhumane solitary confinement. HuffPost spoke to some who described how they “nearly broke.”
The state that recently led the country in COVID-19 deaths wants to spend its pandemic relief funds on incarceration instead.
The prisoners escaped through a tunnel from the Gilboa prison, one of Israel's most secure facilities.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam granted posthumous pardons to seven Black men who were executed in 1951 for the rape of a white woman.
After thousands of COVID-19 deaths, most prisons and jails are still too crowded for social distancing and staff aren’t required to get vaccinated.
The gold-selling former No Limit artist is working out what life looks like after spending half of it locked up for a killing someone else confessed to.
"When you think about prison, do you think about tenderness, caring, and connections? They’re not common, but they’re here."
New data shows there are 810 incarcerated people for every 100,000 adults in the U.S.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.
Previously, the state had some of the highest prison phone rates in the country, charging up to $5 for a 15-minute call.
A new study found that there's a fatal delay built into the Texas prison system.
The "Last Week Tonight" host shows a place where the conditions are atrocious, especially in summer.
Jaime Osuna, 31, is accused of using a makeshift knife to decapitate and dissect his cellmate.
"DENIED!" tweeted Andrea Constand, who the disgraced comedian was convicted of assaulting.
Officer Anthony Marlak reportedly shared a photo on social media that depicted Muslim men hanging from nooses.