Prisons

The patient snorted a cannabis-filled balloon before going into prison and thought he had swallowed it, doctors said.
The American woman who famously spent four years in an Italian prison had some choice words for the pop star.
The "Desperate Housewives" star, aka inmate No. 77806-112, is doing her time for the college admissions scandal.
The “Desperate Housewives” star will serve 14 days in federal prison in Northern California for her role in "Operation Varsity Blues."
The former NFL quarterback got pumped up in a visit to the maximum-security Alfred D. Hughes prison in Texas.
A bipartisan consensus on prison reform can't kill "tough on crime" politics.
People found vaping will face up to a year in prison and, or a fine up to $1,390.
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.