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The New York Daily News reports that the Southport Correctional facility near Elmira, NY has shelled out $10 million to prisoners in 175 settlements over the past five years. The lawsuits all share the same details of abuse, torture, and mistreatment.

Guard your daughters and your wives. Guess who’s a free man? Jeremy Meeks, the Southern California felon whose sexy mugshot blew up the internet two…

Questions swirl about what caused the death of a woman locked up in South Carolina.

Because Slager's trial date isn't until October, lawyers argued that keeping him in jail was akin to punishing him for the crime without a conviction.

An ex-con who brutally tortured his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, Pix11 reports.

In 1981, Gates was sentenced to prison for the rape and murder of Georgetown University student Catherine Schilling. In 2009, with the use of advanced DNA evidence, authorities discovered the crime was committed by a man who died in 2013.

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

Seven inmates were given a combined total punishment of 7,150 days, or 19.75 years, of solitary confinement at the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC).

Social media users were critical in August when Marie Holmes, 26, of Wilmington, North Carolina paid $9 million to twice bail out her fiancé, Lamarr McDow, from jail.

Fathers in prison facing high debt over unpaid child support payments will have the opportunity to "press pause" with a new program.

California governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation for a new law designed to guard people of color against racial profiling at the hands of police…

Marie Holmes stole our hearts when she won a $188 million Powerball jackpot. She reportedly used part of her jackpot to bail her fiancé