Inmates Carving Turkeys For Thanksgiving Charity DinnerState prison officials are putting knives into the hands of inmates at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Maryland Officials Say Public Safety Compact to ContinueMaryland officials say an initiative to enable qualified inmates from Baltimore to be released early after completing substance-abuse treatment will continue, even though an agreement with a nonprofit has expired.
Obama Visits Prison to Call for a Fairer Justice SystemPresident Barack Obama got a first-hand look at the nation's criminal justice system Thursday, touring a federal prison and meeting with incarcerated men.
Court OKs Automatic Solitary for Virginia Death Row InmatesA divided federal appeals court has upheld Virginia's policy of automatically holding death row inmates in solitary confinement.
Md., Va. Prison Populations Way DownMaryland and Virginia are among nine states that saw their prison populations drop by more than 1,000 last year, which is indicative of a nationwide trend.
Jail Helps Inmates Vote, A Rarity Nationwide There's one polling place in Washington where all the voters are dressed alike. And when they finish casting their ballots, they head back to their cell block, not to work.
Correctional Officer Accused Of Having Sex With Inmates In Exchange For CigarettesState officials say a correctional officer accused of having sex with Southern Regional Jail inmates has worked there since September 2008 and hasn't worked at any other West Virginia jails.
Jail Van Carrying 12 Inmates Wrecks In Suffolk A dozen inmates went to the hospital after a jail van they were riding in hit a tree in Suffolk.
Military Contractor Sets Up Sexual Trysts Between Inmates, ProstitutesA contractor employee at Fort Lee who allowed inmates he supervised to have sex with prostitutes will spend four months on probation.