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In his first interview since being freed from jail, Meek Mill told Page Six, “I’m in a daze, its unbelievable.” He spoke to the paper on his way to a Philadelphia 76ers playoff game after his friend, 76ers owner Michael Rubin, picked him up from jail and flew him on his personal helicopter to Philly. Meek said of the moment he […]

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Nick Gordon’s girlfriend, Laura Leal, is pleading that Gordon be released from jail days after being arrested for domestic violence. According to Page Six via The Blast, Leal wrote a letter to a judge asking that the no-contact order placed on Gordon be rescinded. She wrote, “I would like to kindly ask you to lift the no-contact order that was […]

The defendants claim they suffered psychological damage and were denied medical attention when Fox taped the hit show at their detention center.

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.

New York City's mayor ignores prison reform activists and plans renovation of controversial prison complex.

Bossip has reported that Jagged Edge member, Kyle Norman, has been in jail since January 22nd for violating the terms of his probation. The singer was also unable to post the $20,000 bail to get himself out of jail. Norman was arrested for violating a number of the terms of his probation. According to the […]

  WARREN, Maine (AP) — Maine’s corrections commissioner has ordered state prison workers to stop making women remove their bras to go through screening to visit inmates. Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick says he didn’t know that women were being required to remove undergarments after the bras apparently set off metal detectors. The commissioner says he became […]

Black women have become accustomed to hearing negative statistics about their finances, health and marriageability, but there is one statistic that has improved dramatically. According to recent reports, Black women are going to jail much less, while white women’s incarceration rates have skyrocketed. The Washington Post reports: The U.S. imprisonment rate has been declining for […]

The Texas House County Affairs Committee has reportedly laid the groundwork for a new piece of legislation that would be known as the Sandra Bland Act.

A video reveals what led to Michael Sabbie's death in jail. Sabbie told corrections staff at least 19 times that he couldn't breathe.

Underserved women are affected the most, according to the study. Approximately two-thirds of women in jail identify with a minority group; 44 percent are Black, 15 percent Hispanic, and five percent are of other racial/ethnic backgrounds. Thirty six percent of women in jail identify as White.