Seven inmates were killed and 17 more injured in a deadly series of fights at Lee Correctional Institution Sunday night, according to the S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDC).   Riots that killed seven inmates and injured 17 others at Lee Correctional Sunday night all began with territory, contraband and cell phones, according to an initial […]


Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.

MANSFIELD, Ohio — A package dropped by a drone near a Mansfield Correctional Institution recreation yard contained heroin, marijuana and tobacco, investigators say. According to a report from the Mansfield Correctional Institution, it happened July 29 at about 2:30 p.m. Officials initially responded to a fight that broke out in the north recreation yard. Other […]

Two inmates convicted of murder have managed to escape the largest prison in New York overnight using power tools. Gawker reports: Acting State Department of…

  LIMA, Ohio — Union staff at the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution claims they warned the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections that an escape was being planned at the facility. According to a release issued by the union — which represents the majority of workers in the ODRC — they issued that warning Wednesday, […]


A new study suggests that white people are willing to support harsher criminal laws if they think more Black people will be arrested. According to…

  Three men from the York County Prison in Pennsylvania are facing charges for their actions.   Guards at a Pennsylvania prison are accused of organizing inmate fights and challenges, which they allegedly referred to as “Retard Olympics.” According to state police, three corrections officers at York County Prison are facing charges in connection with […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – A Summit County Sheriff’s Deputy has been fired amid an internal investigation. Deputy Dominic Martucci was busted for making inmates dance the robot and the worm to music from R&B singer Usher in exchange for privileges such as microwave use. The internal investigation was launched on April 10th. Martucci’s actions were […]

CLEVELAND – A group of teen inmates at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center set off the building’s sprinkler system over the weekend, authorities say. Court administrator Marita Kavalec said the fire safety water sprinklers are tamper resistant, but not tamper proof. No significant damage was done when the two sprinklers went off, but the […]