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Tekashi 6ix9ine, Michael Cohen, and other high-profile convicts are asking for early release because of coronavirus fears
COVID-19 has infected at least 500,000 people worldwide and is currently spreading in prisons and jails across the US.
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is requesting home confinement over coronavirus fears, arguing that his asthma puts him ‘at very high risk of death’...
The rapper, sentenced to two years in prison last December, has asthma, which his lawyer says could put him at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19.
A judge overturned a man’s 50-year conviction after WNBA’s Maya Moore stepped away from the court to focus on his case
Maya Moore announced in January that she would be missing a second WNBA season to focus on Jonathan Iron's case. His conviction was just overturned.
2020 may be the ‘bloodiest year in recent memory’ for Mississippi’s state prisons, but the state’s criminal justice system has...
Since December, 24 inmates have died under the watch of Mississippi's Department of Corrections — at one point, five inmates died in just two weeks.
Harvey Weinstein's spokesperson, Juda Engelmayer, told CNN that Weinstein felt dizzy and fell at Rikers Island on Sunday, and he hit his head.
Alabama executed Nathaniel Woods for killing 3 cops — even though his co-defendant confessed to shooting them
Nathaniel Woods' co-defendant who admitted to killing the police said Woods didn't have a gun on him and had run away when shots rang out.
US jails and prisons are ‘fertile grounds for infectious disease’ and preventing the spread of coronavirus behind bars will be a challenge...
Like the flu, coronavirus prevention is dependent on isolating from people who are sick. In jails and prisons, that may be a challenge.
Shayene "shAy" Victorio left an esports career to be a social-media influencer. Now, she's facing 30 years in prison — the maximum allowed in Brazil.
3 jailbreaks in 3 countries reveal ongoing problems in fight against Latin America’s most powerful gangs
2020 is only two months old, but Latin America has already seen three jailbreaks by the region's most powerful criminal groups.
Prison consultants say Harvey Weinstein should keep his head down and stay away from other sex offenders when he gets to jail
Harvey Weinstein is expected to be housed at the notorious Rikers Island as he waits to be sentenced following his rape conviction.