Prisons

Crime
Alex Friedmann has spent years working to improve prison conditions for incarcerated people. He now faces two felony charges.
Weird News
Padfoot went on the prowl at a prison in England but ended up having to be saved by animal welfare workers.
Politics
After a report revealed his campaign exploited prison laborers to make calls on his behalf, Bloomberg said he's no longer working with the company that hired them.
Videos
Texas resident Crystal Mason was sentenced to five years in prison for voting illegally in the 2016 presidential election. Her ballot was never counted.
Crime
The 82-year-old comedian is serving a 3- to 10-year prison term for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004.
Weird News
The patient snorted a cannabis-filled balloon before going into prison and thought he had swallowed it, doctors said.
Entertainment
The American woman who famously spent four years in an Italian prison had some choice words for the pop star.
Entertainment
The "Desperate Housewives" star, aka inmate No. 77806-112, is doing her time for the college admissions scandal.
Education
The “Desperate Housewives” star will serve 14 days in federal prison in Northern California for her role in "Operation Varsity Blues."
Sports
The former NFL quarterback got pumped up in a visit to the maximum-security Alfred D. Hughes prison in Texas.
Politics
A bipartisan consensus on prison reform can't kill "tough on crime" politics.
World News
People found vaping will face up to a year in prison and, or a fine up to $1,390.
Politics
King faced swift backlash for drinking from a toilet fountain inside a migrant detention facility on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Crime
The man who killed RFK in 1968 is in stable condition in a local hospital.
Impact
The broken prison system is in desperate need of reform. U.S. prisons are trying to find answers overseas.
Videos
“Shame!” Demonstrators yelled at a pickup truck that drove into the crowd outside of a private prison in Rhode Island.
Politics
Jail suicides inside opaque correctional institutions aren't uncommon. The fallout from Jeffrey Epstein's death has been.
Crime
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.
Videos
There are more calls for an investigation after Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent sucide in his jail cell.
U.S. News
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.