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8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Terminal Island federal prison

Nearly 70% of inmate at the low-security prison and 15 staff have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: 8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Termin...→

8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Terminal Island federal prison

Nearly 70% of inmate at the low-security prison and 15 staff have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: 8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Termin...→

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

The Caribbean property's 13 bungalows can hold 25 people — and food and water sports are included. Read full article: Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas islan...→

Fairfield man caught with 18 pounds of meth gets three years in federal prison

The defendant and his brother were caught with 18 pounds of meth during an investigation into alleged drug traffickers in Pittsburg and Antioch. Read full article: Fairfield man caught with 18 pounds of m...→

Florida inmate who stole 4 phone chargers beaten to death in prison, report says

A Florida man sentenced to four years in prison for stealing four phone chargers was beaten to death by a corrections officer while handcuffed last week, accor [...] Read full article: Florida inmate who stole 4 phone charger...→

Federal agents investigate drug dealing in Michigan prison

Federal agents investigate drug dealing in Michigan prison

A search of a Michigan prison cell turned up methamphetamine, LSD, a medication for opioid addiction and a digital scale, investigators said in uncovering a dr [...] Read full article: Federal agents investigate drug dealing ...→

Feds uncover inmate-run international drug ring at Michigan prison: report

Feds uncover inmate-run international drug ring at Michigan prison: report

Federal agents have uncovered evidence of an inmate-run drug ring with international ties at a Michigan prison, according to a report Monday. Read full article: Feds uncover inmate-run international dr...→

The Latest: California inmate dies from apparent coronavirus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- An inmate from Avenal State Prison in California has died from what appear to be complications from the coronavirus.... The state Departm [...] Read full article: The Latest: California inmate dies from ...→

Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2nd attempted escape, sources say

Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2nd attempted escape, sources say

A Rikers Island jail inmate attempted to escape on Sunday for a second time this week, two sources tell PIX11 News. Read full article: Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island inmate who attempted escape

Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island inmate who attempted escape

An inmate attempted to escape Rikers Island Thursday but was apprehended, according to Deputy Commissioner of Public Information Peter Thorne.  Read full article: Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island ...→

Rikers Island inmate at-large after jumping in water

Rikers Island inmate at-large after jumping in water

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from New York City's Rikers Island jail on Thursday, according to police sources. Read full article: Rikers Island inmate at-large after jump...→

East Bay man sentenced to federal prison for ‘obscene chats’ with girl

East Bay man sentenced to federal prison for ‘obscene chats’ with girl

The defendant admitted to “engaging in oral sex” with the victim, according to federal prosecutors. Read full article: East Bay man sentenced to federal prison...→

Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Coronavirus

Father of Somalia-born U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar died Monday night of complications from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Cor...→

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Another 250 cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Riverside County on Friday, bringing the total to 10,490, while the number of virus-related deaths also [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riversi...→

Chino men’s prison transfer halted after inmates bring coronavirus to San Quentin

Chino men’s prison transfer halted after inmates bring coronavirus to San Quentin

There also has been an outbreak of cases at Corcoran State Prison, although it has not been attributed to the moves. Read full article: Chino men’s prison transfer halted after...→

Woman at prison in Corona dies with coronavirus complications

Woman at prison in Corona dies with coronavirus complications

The system-wide number of California prison inmate CVD deaths is now 14, prison officials said. Read full article: Woman at prison in Corona dies with coro...→

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation called for help from the public Wednesday to locate an inmate who walked away from the Salinas Vall [...] Read full article: Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support F...→

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

The inmate collapsed while walking through a housing pod at the Tarrant County Jail shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Read full article: Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, La...→

Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over Coronavirus Cases, Safety

Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over Coronavirus Cases, Safety

There are reports of growing unrest among inmates inside a local prison amid a rising number of COVID-19 cases. Inmates have started a series of small fires an [...] Read full article: Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over...→

William Burr, engineer who enjoyed travel and found joy in helping people, dies of coronavirus | Lives Remembered

Find the latest on the deaths of notable people. These news stories recount the lives that made them prominent locally, nationally and worldwide. Read full article: William Burr, engineer who enjoyed trave...→

Rikers Island inmate makes second escape attempt in one week

Rikers Island inmate makes second escape attempt in one week

An accused cop basher whose dramatic escape attempt Thursday from Rikers Island was foiled gave it another shot on Sunday — spending his roughly 30 minutes of [...] Read full article: Rikers Island inmate makes second escape...→

Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd Attempt to Flee Jail in a Week

Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd Attempt to Flee Jail in a Week

A Rikers Island inmate who was caught after attempting to escape last Thursday tried again Sunday and did not succeed. Read full article: Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd At...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coronavirus while serving prison time, report says

Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coronavirus while serving prison time, report says

Lori Loughlin is afraid she'll contract the coronavirus while serving her prison sentence after she turns herself in for her part in the college admissions sca [...] Read full article: Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coro...→

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

A New York City inmate tried to escape the Rikers Island jail complex on Thursday — but was quickly captured by two guards and their K-9 partners, the correcti [...] Read full article: NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island...→

Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigenous chief, dies of coronavirus in Brazil

Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigenous chief, dies of coronavirus in Brazil

The Brazilian Indigenous Peoples' Association (APIB) called Paiakan a "father, leader and warrior" for indigenous peoples and the environment. Read full article: Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigeno...→

Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook live from inside jail

Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook live from inside jail

A Rikers Island inmate spent nearly two hours recording a Facebook live video from behind the jail’s walls where he complained about conditions, took a phone c [...] Read full article: Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook li...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→

Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronavirus complications

Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronavirus complications

"No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew him," the Minnesota Democrat said in a statement. Read full article: Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronaviru...→

991 coronavirus cases reported at Chuckawalla state prison in Riverside County

991 coronavirus cases reported at Chuckawalla state prison in Riverside County

Chuckawalla Valley in Blythe has the most cases of any state-run prison in California, the state says Read full article: 991 coronavirus cases reported at Chucka...→

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has developed a six-part strategy, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex [...] Read full article: To respond to any future coronavirus out...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

A juvenile inmate at the Giddings State School located between Austin and Houston has tested positive for the coronavirus.  Read full article: First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positi...→

Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We have lost a bright and beautiful shining light’

Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We have lost a bright and beautiful shining light’

A 16-year-old Indiana boy died after suffering complications related to the novel coronavirus, his family said.  Read full article: Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We ha...→

He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate Back In Custody After Another Jailbreak Attempt

He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate Back In Custody After Another Jailbreak Attempt

A Rikers Island inmate is back in custody after officials said he attempted a second escape in the past week. Read full article: He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate B...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Man who crashed into Concord police car during high speed chase gets two years in federal prison

Man who crashed into Concord police car during high speed chase gets two years in federal prison

A Bay Point man was sentenced for having a firearm, which was recovered after he crashed his car into a Concord police vehicle during a chase. Read full article: Man who crashed into Concord police car ...→

K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East River Following Daring Rikers Island Escape

K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East River Following Daring Rikers Island Escape

An inmate escaped from Rikers Island on Thursday, but was captured in the water by two correction officers who jumped in after him. Read full article: K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East ...→

Brazilian indigenous leader who fought to protect Amazon rainforest dies from the coronavirus

Brazilian indigenous leader who fought to protect Amazon rainforest dies from the coronavirus

A Brazilian indigenous tribal leader described by locals as being a "father, leader and warrior" for his people and a defender of the Amazon rainforest has now [...] Read full article: Brazilian indigenous leader who fought t...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-Related Complications

Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-Related Complications

Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-MN) father Nur Omar Mohamed has died due to complications related to the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-R...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Contracting COVID-19 in Outbreak

11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Contracting COVID-19 in Outbreak

Federal Medical Center Fort Worth inmate Robert Hoffman, 75, was pronounced dead Wednesday after testing positive for COVID-19, the Bureau of Prisons says. Hof [...] Read full article: 11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Co...→

1st Female California Inmate Dies of Coronavirus, One of 14

1st Female California Inmate Dies of Coronavirus, One of 14

California prisons now have 14 inmate deaths tied to the coronavirus, officials said Thursday, including the first outside the one prison where 13 inmates have [...] Read full article: 1st Female California Inmate Dies of Cor...→

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

The Caribbean property's 13 bungalows can hold 25 people — and food and water sports are included. Read full article: Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas islan...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

The inmate collapsed while walking through a housing pod at the Tarrant County Jail shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Read full article: Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, La...→

Florida inmate who stole 4 phone chargers beaten to death in prison, report says

A Florida man sentenced to four years in prison for stealing four phone chargers was beaten to death by a corrections officer while handcuffed last week, accor [...] Read full article: Florida inmate who stole 4 phone charger...→

First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

A juvenile inmate at the Giddings State School located between Austin and Houston has tested positive for the coronavirus.  Read full article: First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positi...→

William Burr, engineer who enjoyed travel and found joy in helping people, dies of coronavirus | Lives Remembered

Find the latest on the deaths of notable people. These news stories recount the lives that made them prominent locally, nationally and worldwide. Read full article: William Burr, engineer who enjoyed trave...→

Feds uncover inmate-run international drug ring at Michigan prison: report

Feds uncover inmate-run international drug ring at Michigan prison: report

Federal agents have uncovered evidence of an inmate-run drug ring with international ties at a Michigan prison, according to a report Monday. Read full article: Feds uncover inmate-run international dr...→

He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate Back In Custody After Another Jailbreak Attempt

He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate Back In Custody After Another Jailbreak Attempt

A Rikers Island inmate is back in custody after officials said he attempted a second escape in the past week. Read full article: He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate B...→

Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd Attempt to Flee Jail in a Week

Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd Attempt to Flee Jail in a Week

A Rikers Island inmate who was caught after attempting to escape last Thursday tried again Sunday and did not succeed. Read full article: Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd At...→

Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2nd attempted escape, sources say

Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2nd attempted escape, sources say

A Rikers Island jail inmate attempted to escape on Sunday for a second time this week, two sources tell PIX11 News. Read full article: Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East River Following Daring Rikers Island Escape

K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East River Following Daring Rikers Island Escape

An inmate escaped from Rikers Island on Thursday, but was captured in the water by two correction officers who jumped in after him. Read full article: K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East ...→

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

A New York City inmate tried to escape the Rikers Island jail complex on Thursday — but was quickly captured by two guards and their K-9 partners, the correcti [...] Read full article: NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island...→

Rikers Island inmate at-large after jumping in water

Rikers Island inmate at-large after jumping in water

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from New York City's Rikers Island jail on Thursday, according to police sources. Read full article: Rikers Island inmate at-large after jump...→

Brazilian indigenous leader who fought to protect Amazon rainforest dies from the coronavirus

Brazilian indigenous leader who fought to protect Amazon rainforest dies from the coronavirus

A Brazilian indigenous tribal leader described by locals as being a "father, leader and warrior" for his people and a defender of the Amazon rainforest has now [...] Read full article: Brazilian indigenous leader who fought t...→

Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook live from inside jail

Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook live from inside jail

A Rikers Island inmate spent nearly two hours recording a Facebook live video from behind the jail’s walls where he complained about conditions, took a phone c [...] Read full article: Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook li...→

East Bay man sentenced to federal prison for ‘obscene chats’ with girl

East Bay man sentenced to federal prison for ‘obscene chats’ with girl

The defendant admitted to “engaging in oral sex” with the victim, according to federal prosecutors. Read full article: East Bay man sentenced to federal prison...→

Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-Related Complications

Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-Related Complications

Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-MN) father Nur Omar Mohamed has died due to complications related to the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-R...→

Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronavirus complications

Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronavirus complications

"No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew him," the Minnesota Democrat said in a statement. Read full article: Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronaviru...→

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Another 250 cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Riverside County on Friday, bringing the total to 10,490, while the number of virus-related deaths also [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riversi...→

11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Contracting COVID-19 in Outbreak

11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Contracting COVID-19 in Outbreak

Federal Medical Center Fort Worth inmate Robert Hoffman, 75, was pronounced dead Wednesday after testing positive for COVID-19, the Bureau of Prisons says. Hof [...] Read full article: 11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Co...→

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has developed a six-part strategy, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex [...] Read full article: To respond to any future coronavirus out...→

Woman at prison in Corona dies with coronavirus complications

Woman at prison in Corona dies with coronavirus complications

The system-wide number of California prison inmate CVD deaths is now 14, prison officials said. Read full article: Woman at prison in Corona dies with coro...→

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation called for help from the public Wednesday to locate an inmate who walked away from the Salinas Vall [...] Read full article: Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support F...→

Fairfield man caught with 18 pounds of meth gets three years in federal prison

The defendant and his brother were caught with 18 pounds of meth during an investigation into alleged drug traffickers in Pittsburg and Antioch. Read full article: Fairfield man caught with 18 pounds of m...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over Coronavirus Cases, Safety

Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over Coronavirus Cases, Safety

There are reports of growing unrest among inmates inside a local prison amid a rising number of COVID-19 cases. Inmates have started a series of small fires an [...] Read full article: Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over...→

Federal agents investigate drug dealing in Michigan prison

Federal agents investigate drug dealing in Michigan prison

A search of a Michigan prison cell turned up methamphetamine, LSD, a medication for opioid addiction and a digital scale, investigators said in uncovering a dr [...] Read full article: Federal agents investigate drug dealing ...→

Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We have lost a bright and beautiful shining light’

Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We have lost a bright and beautiful shining light’

A 16-year-old Indiana boy died after suffering complications related to the novel coronavirus, his family said.  Read full article: Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We ha...→

Rikers Island inmate makes second escape attempt in one week

Rikers Island inmate makes second escape attempt in one week

An accused cop basher whose dramatic escape attempt Thursday from Rikers Island was foiled gave it another shot on Sunday — spending his roughly 30 minutes of [...] Read full article: Rikers Island inmate makes second escape...→

The Latest: California inmate dies from apparent coronavirus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- An inmate from Avenal State Prison in California has died from what appear to be complications from the coronavirus.... The state Departm [...] Read full article: The Latest: California inmate dies from ...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Man who crashed into Concord police car during high speed chase gets two years in federal prison

Man who crashed into Concord police car during high speed chase gets two years in federal prison

A Bay Point man was sentenced for having a firearm, which was recovered after he crashed his car into a Concord police vehicle during a chase. Read full article: Man who crashed into Concord police car ...→

Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coronavirus while serving prison time, report says

Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coronavirus while serving prison time, report says

Lori Loughlin is afraid she'll contract the coronavirus while serving her prison sentence after she turns herself in for her part in the college admissions sca [...] Read full article: Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coro...→

Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island inmate who attempted escape

Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island inmate who attempted escape

An inmate attempted to escape Rikers Island Thursday but was apprehended, according to Deputy Commissioner of Public Information Peter Thorne.  Read full article: Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island ...→

Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigenous chief, dies of coronavirus in Brazil

Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigenous chief, dies of coronavirus in Brazil

The Brazilian Indigenous Peoples' Association (APIB) called Paiakan a "father, leader and warrior" for indigenous peoples and the environment. Read full article: Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigeno...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→

Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Coronavirus

Father of Somalia-born U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar died Monday night of complications from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Cor...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

991 coronavirus cases reported at Chuckawalla state prison in Riverside County

991 coronavirus cases reported at Chuckawalla state prison in Riverside County

Chuckawalla Valley in Blythe has the most cases of any state-run prison in California, the state says Read full article: 991 coronavirus cases reported at Chucka...→

Chino men’s prison transfer halted after inmates bring coronavirus to San Quentin

Chino men’s prison transfer halted after inmates bring coronavirus to San Quentin

There also has been an outbreak of cases at Corcoran State Prison, although it has not been attributed to the moves. Read full article: Chino men’s prison transfer halted after...→

1st Female California Inmate Dies of Coronavirus, One of 14

1st Female California Inmate Dies of Coronavirus, One of 14

California prisons now have 14 inmate deaths tied to the coronavirus, officials said Thursday, including the first outside the one prison where 13 inmates have [...] Read full article: 1st Female California Inmate Dies of Cor...→

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas island costs $300K/month

The Caribbean property's 13 bungalows can hold 25 people — and food and water sports are included. Read full article: Resort on coronavirus-free Bahamas islan...→

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation called for help from the public Wednesday to locate an inmate who walked away from the Salinas Vall [...] Read full article: Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support F...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Fairfield man caught with 18 pounds of meth gets three years in federal prison

The defendant and his brother were caught with 18 pounds of meth during an investigation into alleged drug traffickers in Pittsburg and Antioch. Read full article: Fairfield man caught with 18 pounds of m...→

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, Later Dies At Hospital

The inmate collapsed while walking through a housing pod at the Tarrant County Jail shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Read full article: Tarrant County Jail Inmate Collapses, La...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

Florida inmate who stole 4 phone chargers beaten to death in prison, report says

A Florida man sentenced to four years in prison for stealing four phone chargers was beaten to death by a corrections officer while handcuffed last week, accor [...] Read full article: Florida inmate who stole 4 phone charger...→

Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over Coronavirus Cases, Safety

Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over Coronavirus Cases, Safety

There are reports of growing unrest among inmates inside a local prison amid a rising number of COVID-19 cases. Inmates have started a series of small fires an [...] Read full article: Jessup Prison Seeing Growing Unrest Over...→

First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

A juvenile inmate at the Giddings State School located between Austin and Houston has tested positive for the coronavirus.  Read full article: First Texas Juvenile Inmate Tests Positi...→

Federal agents investigate drug dealing in Michigan prison

Federal agents investigate drug dealing in Michigan prison

A search of a Michigan prison cell turned up methamphetamine, LSD, a medication for opioid addiction and a digital scale, investigators said in uncovering a dr [...] Read full article: Federal agents investigate drug dealing ...→

William Burr, engineer who enjoyed travel and found joy in helping people, dies of coronavirus | Lives Remembered

Find the latest on the deaths of notable people. These news stories recount the lives that made them prominent locally, nationally and worldwide. Read full article: William Burr, engineer who enjoyed trave...→

Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We have lost a bright and beautiful shining light’

Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We have lost a bright and beautiful shining light’

A 16-year-old Indiana boy died after suffering complications related to the novel coronavirus, his family said.  Read full article: Indiana teen dies of coronavirus: ‘We ha...→

Feds uncover inmate-run international drug ring at Michigan prison: report

Feds uncover inmate-run international drug ring at Michigan prison: report

Federal agents have uncovered evidence of an inmate-run drug ring with international ties at a Michigan prison, according to a report Monday. Read full article: Feds uncover inmate-run international dr...→

Rikers Island inmate makes second escape attempt in one week

Rikers Island inmate makes second escape attempt in one week

An accused cop basher whose dramatic escape attempt Thursday from Rikers Island was foiled gave it another shot on Sunday — spending his roughly 30 minutes of [...] Read full article: Rikers Island inmate makes second escape...→

He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate Back In Custody After Another Jailbreak Attempt

He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate Back In Custody After Another Jailbreak Attempt

A Rikers Island inmate is back in custody after officials said he attempted a second escape in the past week. Read full article: He's Now 0-For-2: Rikers Island Inmate B...→

The Latest: California inmate dies from apparent coronavirus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- An inmate from Avenal State Prison in California has died from what appear to be complications from the coronavirus.... The state Departm [...] Read full article: The Latest: California inmate dies from ...→

Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd Attempt to Flee Jail in a Week

Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd Attempt to Flee Jail in a Week

A Rikers Island inmate who was caught after attempting to escape last Thursday tried again Sunday and did not succeed. Read full article: Rikers Island Inmate Caught After 2nd At...→

Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2nd attempted escape, sources say

Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2nd attempted escape, sources say

A Rikers Island jail inmate attempted to escape on Sunday for a second time this week, two sources tell PIX11 News. Read full article: Rikers Island inmate apprehended after 2...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Man who crashed into Concord police car during high speed chase gets two years in federal prison

Man who crashed into Concord police car during high speed chase gets two years in federal prison

A Bay Point man was sentenced for having a firearm, which was recovered after he crashed his car into a Concord police vehicle during a chase. Read full article: Man who crashed into Concord police car ...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coronavirus while serving prison time, report says

Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coronavirus while serving prison time, report says

Lori Loughlin is afraid she'll contract the coronavirus while serving her prison sentence after she turns herself in for her part in the college admissions sca [...] Read full article: Lori Loughlin 'scared' she'll catch coro...→

K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East River Following Daring Rikers Island Escape

K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East River Following Daring Rikers Island Escape

An inmate escaped from Rikers Island on Thursday, but was captured in the water by two correction officers who jumped in after him. Read full article: K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East ...→

Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island inmate who attempted escape

Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island inmate who attempted escape

An inmate attempted to escape Rikers Island Thursday but was apprehended, according to Deputy Commissioner of Public Information Peter Thorne.  Read full article: Officials: DOC apprehends Rikers Island ...→

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island

A New York City inmate tried to escape the Rikers Island jail complex on Thursday — but was quickly captured by two guards and their K-9 partners, the correcti [...] Read full article: NYC inmate tries to escape Rikers Island...→

Rikers Island inmate at-large after jumping in water

Rikers Island inmate at-large after jumping in water

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from New York City's Rikers Island jail on Thursday, according to police sources. Read full article: Rikers Island inmate at-large after jump...→

Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigenous chief, dies of coronavirus in Brazil

Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigenous chief, dies of coronavirus in Brazil

The Brazilian Indigenous Peoples' Association (APIB) called Paiakan a "father, leader and warrior" for indigenous peoples and the environment. Read full article: Paulinho Paiakan, iconic Amazon indigeno...→

Brazilian indigenous leader who fought to protect Amazon rainforest dies from the coronavirus

Brazilian indigenous leader who fought to protect Amazon rainforest dies from the coronavirus

A Brazilian indigenous tribal leader described by locals as being a "father, leader and warrior" for his people and a defender of the Amazon rainforest has now [...] Read full article: Brazilian indigenous leader who fought t...→

Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook live from inside jail

Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook live from inside jail

A Rikers Island inmate spent nearly two hours recording a Facebook live video from behind the jail’s walls where he complained about conditions, took a phone c [...] Read full article: Rikers Island inmate goes on Facebook li...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

East Bay man sentenced to federal prison for ‘obscene chats’ with girl

East Bay man sentenced to federal prison for ‘obscene chats’ with girl

The defendant admitted to “engaging in oral sex” with the victim, according to federal prosecutors. Read full article: East Bay man sentenced to federal prison...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→

Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-Related Complications

Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-Related Complications

Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-MN) father Nur Omar Mohamed has died due to complications related to the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Ilhan Omar's Dad Dies from Coronavirus-R...→

Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Coronavirus

Father of Somalia-born U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar died Monday night of complications from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Rep. Ilhan Omar's Father Dies Due to Cor...→

Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronavirus complications

Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronavirus complications

"No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew him," the Minnesota Democrat said in a statement. Read full article: Ilhan Omar's father dies from coronaviru...→

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-ending Porsche on Long Island Expressway

Richard Diaz, 31, was riding along the lower level of the highway on his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle when he suddenly lost control near 58th Street. Read full article: Queens motorcyclist dies after rear-endi...→

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Another 250 cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Riverside County on Friday, bringing the total to 10,490, while the number of virus-related deaths also [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riversi...→

991 coronavirus cases reported at Chuckawalla state prison in Riverside County

991 coronavirus cases reported at Chuckawalla state prison in Riverside County

Chuckawalla Valley in Blythe has the most cases of any state-run prison in California, the state says Read full article: 991 coronavirus cases reported at Chucka...→

11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Contracting COVID-19 in Outbreak

11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Contracting COVID-19 in Outbreak

Federal Medical Center Fort Worth inmate Robert Hoffman, 75, was pronounced dead Wednesday after testing positive for COVID-19, the Bureau of Prisons says. Hof [...] Read full article: 11th FMC Fort Worth Inmate Dies After Co...→

Chino men’s prison transfer halted after inmates bring coronavirus to San Quentin

Chino men’s prison transfer halted after inmates bring coronavirus to San Quentin

There also has been an outbreak of cases at Corcoran State Prison, although it has not been attributed to the moves. Read full article: Chino men’s prison transfer halted after...→

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has developed a six-part strategy, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex [...] Read full article: To respond to any future coronavirus out...→

1st Female California Inmate Dies of Coronavirus, One of 14

1st Female California Inmate Dies of Coronavirus, One of 14

California prisons now have 14 inmate deaths tied to the coronavirus, officials said Thursday, including the first outside the one prison where 13 inmates have [...] Read full article: 1st Female California Inmate Dies of Cor...→

Woman at prison in Corona dies with coronavirus complications

Woman at prison in Corona dies with coronavirus complications

The system-wide number of California prison inmate CVD deaths is now 14, prison officials said. Read full article: Woman at prison in Corona dies with coro...→