When Rene Lima-Marin was 20 years old, he committed two gunpoint robberies that got him sentenced to 98 years in prison. In 2008, he was released on parole because of a clerical mistake, and for the next six years, he lived as a free man with his wife and children. Now, he’s being sent back to jail.Read more…
Continue reading Man Mistakenly Freed 90 Years Early Returns to Jail After Six Years
A convicted murderer who absconded from Glasgow’s Barlinnie prison has been traced by police in Kirkcaldy.
Continue reading Convicted murderer traced by police
The three men convicted of murdering nursery teach Sabrina Moss have each been sentenced to 37 years in prison.
Continue reading Teacher killers jailed for 37 years
Here’s the good news: For 50 cents a minute, Dallas County Jail inmates will soon be able to have video face-time with their lawyers and loved ones. Here’s the bad news: The contract with the company running the video phones would also bar prisoners from having in-person visitors.Read more…
Continue reading Jail May Ban Visitations, Install Pay-Videophones for Fun and Profit
The Sherlock Emmy winner is back in the awards mix in a fantastic biopic on Alan Turing, the British codebreaker who helped win WWII—only to be imprisoned for being gay.
Continue reading Benedict Cumberbatch Gets Political
U.S. and U.K. officials don’t want reporting on captives, giving the terrorists tremendous propaganda power when they reveal the prisoners about to be executed.
Continue reading The Blackout on Hostages Helps ISIS
Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London is described as “filthy” and unsafe in a report by inspectors.
Continue reading Wormwood Scrubs ‘filthy and unsafe’
Four years before the brutal attack on Christy Mack, the MMA fighter was serving a year in prison and wrote a blog of jailhouse musings—on women, race, and the oppression of men.
Continue reading War Machine’s Sexist, Racist Prison Blog
The siege on Iraq’s Mt. Sinjar may have broken. But ISIS has taken hundreds, if not thousands, of Iraq’s ethnic minorities prisoner. They’re begging for help before it’s too late.
Continue reading Trapped in an ISIS Prison
The favored tactic of Israel’s enemies in Gaza has been the abduction of soldiers who could be traded later on for Palestinian prisoners. On Friday, Hamas struck again.
Continue reading Inside Hamas’ Kidnapping Machine
Moscow has retaliated against Obama in an awfully odd way – by sanctioning the abusive soldiers of Abu Ghraib and the officials in charge of the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
Continue reading The Kremlin’s Strange Counterstrike
The former Taliban prisoner is gearing up for the investigation into his disappearance and abduction in Afghanistan.
Continue reading Bergdahl Breaks Silence to Thank Obama
Pouring through Tupac was the poetry of concrete ’hoods, of ganglands and cops, of the tragedy of early prison and death, prosecuting the New World for what it had robbed from so many.
Continue reading Broadway Was Made for Tupac
After nearly five years in prison, the Prince of Providence, Rhode Island announced Wednesday he would run for mayor as an independent.
Continue reading Ex-Con, Ex-Mayor Wants His Old Job Back
He is dying in prison.
Continue reading Nuns Want to Care for Nun-Killing Priest