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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — So much for getting out of jail early. A repeat felon from Stapleton, who’s currently serving a prison term of up to five years for gun possession, would have been eligible for parole in July. But Jeffrey Reader won’t be leaving the lockup anytime soon. That’s because Reader, 29, was sentenced …

IRON COUNTY, Mo. — Police are searching for three inmates who are on the run after escaping from Iron County Jail overnight. The men escaped sometime between 10 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday from the jail in Ironton, according to the Ironton Police Department. It is unclear how they escaped or what direction they …

Two Will County jail inmates face new charges in separate incidents that involved one of them spitting on a guard and another breaking a clock and wiping walls with a towel stained in feces, police said. On Sunday evening, when inmates were instructed to go back to their cells for a lockdown, Alexis Cadenas, 29, …

PRISONERS have taken over Ware State Prison in Georgia — where ‘several active shooters’ along with fatalities are reported, Your Content is learning. According to Law Enforcement Today, Ware Prison in Georgia was overtaken by inmates. – Advertisement – UPDATE — 3:09A (ET): Multiple agencies, including the Georgia Bureau of Investigation responded to a riot …

Four inmates who authorities said participated in a foiled jail break earlier this week now face charges related to the attempted escape. William Tanton, Jimmy Minx, Lucas McCaig and Tyler Hammond were recently charged with the offense of engaging in organized criminal activity-escape following a July 30 escape attempt from the Liberty County Jail. According …

More than 80 offenders housed at Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility have tested negative during the first round of COVID-19 testing after a staff member was confirmed to have the virus and another one is waiting for confirmation. “The Department of Corrections conducted contact tracing and determined that out of an abundance of caution, some inmates …

Families of offenders at the Cook County Jail as well as health care workers pleaded for some inmates to be released as the number of coronavirus cases increased at the facility yet again on Friday. As of the late evening hours, a total of 289 detainees at the jail tested positive for coronavirus as well …

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A lawsuit is asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to release elderly and vulnerable inmates from the state prisons who would be at greatest risk from the coronavirus outbreak. Two inmates with preexisting conditions joined together with Disability Rights Wisconsin and criminal defense attorneys on Friday’s lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by the …

For more than 50 years, people booked into local jails have been stripped of their federal healthcare benefits, leaving an already vulnerable population with even less support. At the same time, the U.S. Constitution requires jails to provide adequate medical care. That lack of federal dollars coupled with the mandate saddles jails with what is often their …

Please enable Javascript to watch this video ATHENS, Ala. – Limestone County Commission approved a resolution this morning to reduce the number of people with mental illness in the Limestone County Jail. The Stepping Up Initiative is a national program, which was adapted by Morgan County last year. The program is launching in January and …