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Lil Boosie isn't waiting to give fans some new music. The rapper was released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary on Wednesday after serving time for felony drug charges.
An inmate was shot in the hand Friday morning when a correctional officer tried to stop him from beating an unconscious man at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, officials said.
A man charged in 2010 with six counts of rape of a child after a joint investigation involving the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and Chattanooga Police Department has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison.
BOISE, Idaho - The FBI has launched an investigation of the Corrections Corporation of America over the company's running of an Idaho prison with a reputation so violent that inmates dubbed it "Gladiator School."
Following a nearly two-year investigation that began as Dewey & LeBoeuf spiraled toward death, its former chairman, Steven Davis; its former executive director, Stephen DiCarmine; and its ex-chief financial officer, Joel Sanders, were accused Thursday of "concocting and overseeing a massive effort to cook the books" at the firm.
An Arizona Department of Corrections Officer was assaulted by an inmate at Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye Thursday, authorities said.
An inmate who killed a Colorado prison guard pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Thursday to avoid the death penalty.
Sarah Jo Pender was convicted along with her former boyfriend, Richard Hull, of murdering their roommates Andrew Cataldi and Tricia Nordman on Oct. 24, 2000, in Indiana.
A 41-year-old ex-convict from Utah could be eligible for parole almost immediately after being sentenced Wednesday to 12 to 30 months in Nevada state prison for a shooting that left him and a Mesquite police officer wounded almost a year ago.
Last summer, four alleged leaders of rival prison gangs worked together to coordinate a hunger strike at California's Pelican Bay State Prison.
An eastern Kentucky woman convicted of killing her husband by poisoning him with antifreeze is set to appear before the parole board later this month.
A suspended Wyoming Borough police officer accused of having sex with four teenage girls has pleaded guilty and agreed to serve two to four years in state prison.
Rap Artist Lil Boosie was released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola Wednesday night.
A man convicted of killing three people a quarter-century ago during two separate drunken sprees is likely one step closer to officially spending the rest of his life in prison.
Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that an Atlantic County couple has pleaded guilty to drug and weapons charges stemming from an investigation by the Atlantic City Violent Crime Task Force that resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of cocaine and an assault weapon from their home in January 2013.
Cameron D. Beck, 26, is jailed on charges of drug possession and prohibited sexual conduct.