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Effects of inmate release seen in uptick of violence

Effects of inmate release seen in uptick of violence

Proponents of “compassionate release” for inmates due to the coronavirus pandemic put criminals before community — and now the community is paying the price. I [...] Read full article: Effects of inmate release seen in uptick...→

Effects of inmate release seen in uptick of violence

Effects of inmate release seen in uptick of violence

Proponents of “compassionate release” for inmates due to the coronavirus pandemic put criminals before community — and now the community is paying the price. I [...] Read full article: Effects of inmate release seen in uptick...→

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Bernard Madoff's request to be released early from prison because he was dying of kidney failure, saying the swindler had [...] Read full article: Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionat...→

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is criticizing the early release of inmates during the coronavirus pandemic for contributing to the city’s recent spate of violence — [...] Read full article: Coronavirus inmate releases contributing...→

Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 Denied Release

Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 Denied Release

His attorneys sought an emergency release, explaining that Swain is a wheelchair-bound paraplegic with a failing respiratory system. Read full article: Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 De...→

White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Release After Catching COVID-19

White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Release After Catching COVID-19

A Villa Ridge man convicted in a vicious attack on a fellow member of a white supremacist gang wants to be released from jail, because... Read full article: White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Rele...→

San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex Crimes Cites Virus Risk as Reason for Release

San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex Crimes Cites Virus Risk as Reason for Release

San Mateo County leaders and immigrant advocates are begging a judge not to release an alleged rapist and human trafficker who says he fears contracting COVID- [...] Read full article: San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex...→

Washington law enforcement concerned coronavirus inmate release will spark uptick in crime

Washington law enforcement concerned coronavirus inmate release will spark uptick in crime

Washington state law enforcement is concerned that Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to release as many as 950 non-violent inmates to limit coronavirus from spreading in [...] Read full article: Washington law enforcement concerned cor...→

ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release at stricken prison

ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release at stricken prison

Prisoner rights advocates say the Bureau of Prisons is “slow walking” the release of federal inmates at a Louisiana lockup where the coronavirus has killed six [...] Read full article: ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release...→

Chicago sees an uptick in domestic violence calls during coronavirus outbreak

Chicago Police have responded to a spike in domestic violence calls for service in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and a statewide stay-at-home order, da [...] Read full article: Chicago sees an uptick in domestic viole...→

Federal Judge Will Hear Arguments About Cook County Inmate Release

The fight to release medically vulnerable inmates at the Cook County Jail goes to federal court begins Tuesday. Read full article: Federal Judge Will Hear Arguments About ...→

State’s highest court takes inmate release ruling under advisement after lengthy hearing

State’s highest court takes inmate release ruling under advisement after lengthy hearing

As coronavirus cases rise in Massachusetts prisons, the state’s highest court took a call for inmate releases under advisement as district attorneys, sheriffs [...] Read full article: State’s highest court takes inmate relea...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in Solidarity With Police Violence Protests

Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in Solidarity With Police Violence Protests

Lela Roy hesitated to release Oxeye Daisy's new song, because it was so sexual. Now, she's postponed its release, with a projection on the 16th Street Mall, in [...] Read full article: Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in S...→

Key cooperator against ‘El Chapo’ denied compassionate release

Margarito Flores’ request led to the revelation federal prosecutors no longer believe he and his brother turned over all of their assets to the government. Read full article: Key cooperator against ‘El Chapo’ denied...→

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

A federal prison hospital in Fort Worth, which a been home to the greatest concentration of people testing positive for the coronavirus in the state of Texas, [...] Read full article: Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Rel...→

Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Rape Days After Release from Jail

Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Rape Days After Release from Jail

An accused rapist released from Riker's Island due to the coronavirus pandemic was arrested for allegedly raping a woman days later.  Read full article: Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Ra...→

Kim Kardashian West calls for the release Ohio inmate housed at virus hotspot

Kim Kardashian West calls for the release Ohio inmate housed at virus hotspot

Kevin Keith is serving time at Marion Correctional Institution, one of the largest coronavirus hot spots in the country. Read full article: Kim Kardashian West calls for the releas...→

Has 'compassionate release' gone too far? NYPD commish thinks so - amNewYork

Thousands of inmates from Rikers Island have been released since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic hit the city. But it doesn't sit well with Read full article: Has 'compassionate release' gone too far...→

Second Rikers Island inmate dead from coronavirus after failed release

Second Rikers Island inmate dead from coronavirus after failed release

A second city inmate has died of the coronavirus, according to the Legal Aid Society. Walter Ance, 63, had been held on Rikers Island without bail for over a y [...] Read full article: Second Rikers Island inmate dead from co...→

Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says he has COVID-19, pleads for release

Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says he has COVID-19, pleads for release

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A concerned mother is making a passionate plea for her son to be sent home from Broward County Jail because,... Read full article: Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says ...→

Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies after testing positive for coronavirus -- same day as judge rejects request to release vulnerable detainees

Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies after testing positive for coronavirus -- same day as judge rejects request to release vulnerable detainees

A second inmate at Cook County Jail has died after testing positive for the coronavirus, on the same day as a federal judge rejected an emergency request to re [...] Read full article: Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies a...→

Judges Deny California Inmate Release Request, Cite U.S. Law

Judges Deny California Inmate Release Request, Cite U.S. Law

Federal judges on Saturday refused on procedural grounds to order California to free thousands of prisoners to ease crowded conditions that attorneys represent [...] Read full article: Judges Deny California Inmate Release Re...→

Families of Sick Prisoners Plead for Compassionate Release as Coronavirus Spreads Behind Bars in Texas

Advocates for incarcerated people are urging Governor Abbott to release parole-eligible people who are elderly or have chronic illnesses. Read full article: Families of Sick Prisoners Plead for Com...→

Afghans Set to Release 1,500 Taliban; US Wants Less Violence

After a series of delays, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has agreed to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture to get intra-Afghan negotiations st [...] Read full article: Afghans Set to Release 1,500 Taliban; US...→

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

A federal judge has ordered the release from prison of an alleged organized crime enforcer who is said to have health issues that places him at heightened risk [...] Read full article: Judge grants compassionate release to al...→

Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Couple Requests Compassionate Release

Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Couple Requests Compassionate Release

In 2000 a young couple was carjacked in Providence and shot. Now, the shooter wants compassionate release. Read full article: Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Coupl...→

Washington inmate granted early coronavirus release arrested after attacking woman on hiking trail: report

Washington inmate granted early coronavirus release arrested after attacking woman on hiking trail: report

A Washington inmate who was granted early release due to the coronavirus pandemic has been arrested after sneaking up behind a woman and choking her on a hikin [...] Read full article: Washington inmate granted early coronavi...→

Renewed push for inmate release after coronavirus cases in DC jail climb 25-fold | WTOP

There’s a renewed push to release inmates from the D.C. jail as the number of coronavirus cases there balloons to 180. Read full article: Renewed push for inmate release after co...→

Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Prison Dies Of Covid-19 Just Before His Release

Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Prison Dies Of Covid-19 Just Before His Release

A Michigan inmate who spent 44 years in prison died from Covid-19 just weeks before he was to be released on parole, the state's department of corrections said [...] Read full article: Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Pr...→

Florida inmate freed over coronavirus concerns linked to murder 1 day after release: authorities

Florida inmate freed over coronavirus concerns linked to murder 1 day after release: authorities

A Florida inmate who was among 100 prisoners freed last month to help slow the spread of coronavirus was back behind bars Monday – taken into custody in connec [...] Read full article: Florida inmate freed over coronavirus co...→

Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in 'uncharted territory,' sheriff says about potential surge in crime

Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in 'uncharted territory,' sheriff says about potential surge in crime

Thousands of non-violent inmates have been released from jails in Los Angeles County to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but the county sheriff said Monday h [...] Read full article: Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in ...→

Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights for Son’s Release Amid Prison’s COVID-19 Medical Treatment

Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights for Son’s Release Amid Prison’s COVID-19 Medical Treatment

The mother of a Broward County inmate who recently tested positive for COVID-19 is fighting for her son’s release, as she fears he is not receiving the proper [...] Read full article: Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights f...→

Victim's mother calls for immediate release of "innocent" Pennsylvania death row inmate with coronavirus symptoms

Walter Ogrod has spent nearly 28 years behind bars for the 1988 slaying of Barbara Jean Horn, but her mother says she believes he is innocent and should be rel [...] Read full article: Victim's mother calls for immediate rele...→

Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees Uptick In Domestic Violence Reports

Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees Uptick In Domestic Violence Reports

With businesses closing, unemployment skyrocketing and everyone home right now, experts say it's a recipe for abuse to intensify. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees ...→

Closed-door hearing over inmate release for coronavirus concerns slammed

Closed-door hearing over inmate release for coronavirus concerns slammed

Attorneys Wednesday questioned why a high-stakes argument over inmate releases amid the coronavirus pandemic was held behind closed doors at the state’s highes [...] Read full article: Closed-door hearing over inmate release ...→

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Some rulings that block the release of federal inmates are ‘deeply short-sighted,’ defender says; feds confirm two prison staff members test positive in Chicag [...] Read full article: Federal public defender discouraged by r...→

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

A federal judge has ordered the release from prison of an alleged organized crime enforcer who is said to have health issues that places him at heightened risk [...] Read full article: Judge grants compassionate release to al...→

Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in Solidarity With Police Violence Protests

Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in Solidarity With Police Violence Protests

Lela Roy hesitated to release Oxeye Daisy's new song, because it was so sexual. Now, she's postponed its release, with a projection on the 16th Street Mall, in [...] Read full article: Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in S...→

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Bernard Madoff's request to be released early from prison because he was dying of kidney failure, saying the swindler had [...] Read full article: Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionat...→

Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Couple Requests Compassionate Release

Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Couple Requests Compassionate Release

In 2000 a young couple was carjacked in Providence and shot. Now, the shooter wants compassionate release. Read full article: Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Coupl...→

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

A federal prison hospital in Fort Worth, which a been home to the greatest concentration of people testing positive for the coronavirus in the state of Texas, [...] Read full article: Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Rel...→

Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 Denied Release

Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 Denied Release

His attorneys sought an emergency release, explaining that Swain is a wheelchair-bound paraplegic with a failing respiratory system. Read full article: Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 De...→

Renewed push for inmate release after coronavirus cases in DC jail climb 25-fold | WTOP

There’s a renewed push to release inmates from the D.C. jail as the number of coronavirus cases there balloons to 180. Read full article: Renewed push for inmate release after co...→

Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Rape Days After Release from Jail

Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Rape Days After Release from Jail

An accused rapist released from Riker's Island due to the coronavirus pandemic was arrested for allegedly raping a woman days later.  Read full article: Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Ra...→

Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Prison Dies Of Covid-19 Just Before His Release

Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Prison Dies Of Covid-19 Just Before His Release

A Michigan inmate who spent 44 years in prison died from Covid-19 just weeks before he was to be released on parole, the state's department of corrections said [...] Read full article: Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Pr...→

Has 'compassionate release' gone too far? NYPD commish thinks so - amNewYork

Thousands of inmates from Rikers Island have been released since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic hit the city. But it doesn't sit well with Read full article: Has 'compassionate release' gone too far...→

Washington law enforcement concerned coronavirus inmate release will spark uptick in crime

Washington law enforcement concerned coronavirus inmate release will spark uptick in crime

Washington state law enforcement is concerned that Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to release as many as 950 non-violent inmates to limit coronavirus from spreading in [...] Read full article: Washington law enforcement concerned cor...→

Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in 'uncharted territory,' sheriff says about potential surge in crime

Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in 'uncharted territory,' sheriff says about potential surge in crime

Thousands of non-violent inmates have been released from jails in Los Angeles County to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but the county sheriff said Monday h [...] Read full article: Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in ...→

Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says he has COVID-19, pleads for release

Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says he has COVID-19, pleads for release

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A concerned mother is making a passionate plea for her son to be sent home from Broward County Jail because,... Read full article: Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says ...→

Chicago sees an uptick in domestic violence calls during coronavirus outbreak

Chicago Police have responded to a spike in domestic violence calls for service in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and a statewide stay-at-home order, da [...] Read full article: Chicago sees an uptick in domestic viole...→

Victim's mother calls for immediate release of "innocent" Pennsylvania death row inmate with coronavirus symptoms

Walter Ogrod has spent nearly 28 years behind bars for the 1988 slaying of Barbara Jean Horn, but her mother says she believes he is innocent and should be rel [...] Read full article: Victim's mother calls for immediate rele...→

Judges Deny California Inmate Release Request, Cite U.S. Law

Judges Deny California Inmate Release Request, Cite U.S. Law

Federal judges on Saturday refused on procedural grounds to order California to free thousands of prisoners to ease crowded conditions that attorneys represent [...] Read full article: Judges Deny California Inmate Release Re...→

Closed-door hearing over inmate release for coronavirus concerns slammed

Closed-door hearing over inmate release for coronavirus concerns slammed

Attorneys Wednesday questioned why a high-stakes argument over inmate releases amid the coronavirus pandemic was held behind closed doors at the state’s highes [...] Read full article: Closed-door hearing over inmate release ...→

Families of Sick Prisoners Plead for Compassionate Release as Coronavirus Spreads Behind Bars in Texas

Advocates for incarcerated people are urging Governor Abbott to release parole-eligible people who are elderly or have chronic illnesses. Read full article: Families of Sick Prisoners Plead for Com...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

Key cooperator against ‘El Chapo’ denied compassionate release

Margarito Flores’ request led to the revelation federal prosecutors no longer believe he and his brother turned over all of their assets to the government. Read full article: Key cooperator against ‘El Chapo’ denied...→

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is criticizing the early release of inmates during the coronavirus pandemic for contributing to the city’s recent spate of violence — [...] Read full article: Coronavirus inmate releases contributing...→

Washington inmate granted early coronavirus release arrested after attacking woman on hiking trail: report

Washington inmate granted early coronavirus release arrested after attacking woman on hiking trail: report

A Washington inmate who was granted early release due to the coronavirus pandemic has been arrested after sneaking up behind a woman and choking her on a hikin [...] Read full article: Washington inmate granted early coronavi...→

White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Release After Catching COVID-19

White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Release After Catching COVID-19

A Villa Ridge man convicted in a vicious attack on a fellow member of a white supremacist gang wants to be released from jail, because... Read full article: White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Rele...→

Kim Kardashian West calls for the release Ohio inmate housed at virus hotspot

Kim Kardashian West calls for the release Ohio inmate housed at virus hotspot

Kevin Keith is serving time at Marion Correctional Institution, one of the largest coronavirus hot spots in the country. Read full article: Kim Kardashian West calls for the releas...→

San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex Crimes Cites Virus Risk as Reason for Release

San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex Crimes Cites Virus Risk as Reason for Release

San Mateo County leaders and immigrant advocates are begging a judge not to release an alleged rapist and human trafficker who says he fears contracting COVID- [...] Read full article: San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex...→

Florida inmate freed over coronavirus concerns linked to murder 1 day after release: authorities

Florida inmate freed over coronavirus concerns linked to murder 1 day after release: authorities

A Florida inmate who was among 100 prisoners freed last month to help slow the spread of coronavirus was back behind bars Monday – taken into custody in connec [...] Read full article: Florida inmate freed over coronavirus co...→

Second Rikers Island inmate dead from coronavirus after failed release

Second Rikers Island inmate dead from coronavirus after failed release

A second city inmate has died of the coronavirus, according to the Legal Aid Society. Walter Ance, 63, had been held on Rikers Island without bail for over a y [...] Read full article: Second Rikers Island inmate dead from co...→

ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release at stricken prison

ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release at stricken prison

Prisoner rights advocates say the Bureau of Prisons is “slow walking” the release of federal inmates at a Louisiana lockup where the coronavirus has killed six [...] Read full article: ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release...→

Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights for Son’s Release Amid Prison’s COVID-19 Medical Treatment

Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights for Son’s Release Amid Prison’s COVID-19 Medical Treatment

The mother of a Broward County inmate who recently tested positive for COVID-19 is fighting for her son’s release, as she fears he is not receiving the proper [...] Read full article: Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights f...→

Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies after testing positive for coronavirus -- same day as judge rejects request to release vulnerable detainees

Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies after testing positive for coronavirus -- same day as judge rejects request to release vulnerable detainees

A second inmate at Cook County Jail has died after testing positive for the coronavirus, on the same day as a federal judge rejected an emergency request to re [...] Read full article: Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies a...→

Federal Judge Will Hear Arguments About Cook County Inmate Release

The fight to release medically vulnerable inmates at the Cook County Jail goes to federal court begins Tuesday. Read full article: Federal Judge Will Hear Arguments About ...→

Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees Uptick In Domestic Violence Reports

Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees Uptick In Domestic Violence Reports

With businesses closing, unemployment skyrocketing and everyone home right now, experts say it's a recipe for abuse to intensify. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees ...→

State’s highest court takes inmate release ruling under advisement after lengthy hearing

State’s highest court takes inmate release ruling under advisement after lengthy hearing

As coronavirus cases rise in Massachusetts prisons, the state’s highest court took a call for inmate releases under advisement as district attorneys, sheriffs [...] Read full article: State’s highest court takes inmate relea...→

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Some rulings that block the release of federal inmates are ‘deeply short-sighted,’ defender says; feds confirm two prison staff members test positive in Chicag [...] Read full article: Federal public defender discouraged by r...→

Afghans Set to Release 1,500 Taliban; US Wants Less Violence

After a series of delays, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has agreed to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture to get intra-Afghan negotiations st [...] Read full article: Afghans Set to Release 1,500 Taliban; US...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

A federal judge has ordered the release from prison of an alleged organized crime enforcer who is said to have health issues that places him at heightened risk [...] Read full article: Judge grants compassionate release to al...→

Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in Solidarity With Police Violence Protests

Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in Solidarity With Police Violence Protests

Lela Roy hesitated to release Oxeye Daisy's new song, because it was so sexual. Now, she's postponed its release, with a projection on the 16th Street Mall, in [...] Read full article: Oxeye Daisy Postpones Video Release in S...→

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Bernard Madoff's request to be released early from prison because he was dying of kidney failure, saying the swindler had [...] Read full article: Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionat...→

Key cooperator against ‘El Chapo’ denied compassionate release

Margarito Flores’ request led to the revelation federal prosecutors no longer believe he and his brother turned over all of their assets to the government. Read full article: Key cooperator against ‘El Chapo’ denied...→

Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Couple Requests Compassionate Release

Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Couple Requests Compassionate Release

In 2000 a young couple was carjacked in Providence and shot. Now, the shooter wants compassionate release. Read full article: Man Guilty Of Slaying Rhode Island Coupl...→

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is criticizing the early release of inmates during the coronavirus pandemic for contributing to the city’s recent spate of violence — [...] Read full article: Coronavirus inmate releases contributing...→

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

A federal prison hospital in Fort Worth, which a been home to the greatest concentration of people testing positive for the coronavirus in the state of Texas, [...] Read full article: Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Rel...→

Washington inmate granted early coronavirus release arrested after attacking woman on hiking trail: report

Washington inmate granted early coronavirus release arrested after attacking woman on hiking trail: report

A Washington inmate who was granted early release due to the coronavirus pandemic has been arrested after sneaking up behind a woman and choking her on a hikin [...] Read full article: Washington inmate granted early coronavi...→

Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 Denied Release

Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 Denied Release

His attorneys sought an emergency release, explaining that Swain is a wheelchair-bound paraplegic with a failing respiratory system. Read full article: Paraplegic Miami Inmate With COVID-19 De...→

Renewed push for inmate release after coronavirus cases in DC jail climb 25-fold | WTOP

There’s a renewed push to release inmates from the D.C. jail as the number of coronavirus cases there balloons to 180. Read full article: Renewed push for inmate release after co...→

White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Release After Catching COVID-19

White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Release After Catching COVID-19

A Villa Ridge man convicted in a vicious attack on a fellow member of a white supremacist gang wants to be released from jail, because... Read full article: White Supremacist Inmate Pleads for Rele...→

Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Rape Days After Release from Jail

Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Rape Days After Release from Jail

An accused rapist released from Riker's Island due to the coronavirus pandemic was arrested for allegedly raping a woman days later.  Read full article: Cuomo's New York: Inmate Arrested for Ra...→

Kim Kardashian West calls for the release Ohio inmate housed at virus hotspot

Kim Kardashian West calls for the release Ohio inmate housed at virus hotspot

Kevin Keith is serving time at Marion Correctional Institution, one of the largest coronavirus hot spots in the country. Read full article: Kim Kardashian West calls for the releas...→

Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Prison Dies Of Covid-19 Just Before His Release

Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Prison Dies Of Covid-19 Just Before His Release

A Michigan inmate who spent 44 years in prison died from Covid-19 just weeks before he was to be released on parole, the state's department of corrections said [...] Read full article: Michigan Inmate Who Spent 44 Years In Pr...→

San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex Crimes Cites Virus Risk as Reason for Release

San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex Crimes Cites Virus Risk as Reason for Release

San Mateo County leaders and immigrant advocates are begging a judge not to release an alleged rapist and human trafficker who says he fears contracting COVID- [...] Read full article: San Mateo County Inmate Charged With Sex...→

Has 'compassionate release' gone too far? NYPD commish thinks so - amNewYork

Thousands of inmates from Rikers Island have been released since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic hit the city. But it doesn't sit well with Read full article: Has 'compassionate release' gone too far...→

Florida inmate freed over coronavirus concerns linked to murder 1 day after release: authorities

Florida inmate freed over coronavirus concerns linked to murder 1 day after release: authorities

A Florida inmate who was among 100 prisoners freed last month to help slow the spread of coronavirus was back behind bars Monday – taken into custody in connec [...] Read full article: Florida inmate freed over coronavirus co...→

Washington law enforcement concerned coronavirus inmate release will spark uptick in crime

Washington law enforcement concerned coronavirus inmate release will spark uptick in crime

Washington state law enforcement is concerned that Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to release as many as 950 non-violent inmates to limit coronavirus from spreading in [...] Read full article: Washington law enforcement concerned cor...→

Second Rikers Island inmate dead from coronavirus after failed release

Second Rikers Island inmate dead from coronavirus after failed release

A second city inmate has died of the coronavirus, according to the Legal Aid Society. Walter Ance, 63, had been held on Rikers Island without bail for over a y [...] Read full article: Second Rikers Island inmate dead from co...→

Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in 'uncharted territory,' sheriff says about potential surge in crime

Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in 'uncharted territory,' sheriff says about potential surge in crime

Thousands of non-violent inmates have been released from jails in Los Angeles County to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but the county sheriff said Monday h [...] Read full article: Coronavirus inmate release leaves LA in ...→

ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release at stricken prison

ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release at stricken prison

Prisoner rights advocates say the Bureau of Prisons is “slow walking” the release of federal inmates at a Louisiana lockup where the coronavirus has killed six [...] Read full article: ACLU: Feds 'slow walking' inmate release...→

Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says he has COVID-19, pleads for release

Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says he has COVID-19, pleads for release

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A concerned mother is making a passionate plea for her son to be sent home from Broward County Jail because,... Read full article: Mother of asthmatic Broward inmate says ...→

Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights for Son’s Release Amid Prison’s COVID-19 Medical Treatment

Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights for Son’s Release Amid Prison’s COVID-19 Medical Treatment

The mother of a Broward County inmate who recently tested positive for COVID-19 is fighting for her son’s release, as she fears he is not receiving the proper [...] Read full article: Mother of Broward County Inmate Fights f...→

Chicago sees an uptick in domestic violence calls during coronavirus outbreak

Chicago Police have responded to a spike in domestic violence calls for service in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and a statewide stay-at-home order, da [...] Read full article: Chicago sees an uptick in domestic viole...→

Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies after testing positive for coronavirus -- same day as judge rejects request to release vulnerable detainees

Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies after testing positive for coronavirus -- same day as judge rejects request to release vulnerable detainees

A second inmate at Cook County Jail has died after testing positive for the coronavirus, on the same day as a federal judge rejected an emergency request to re [...] Read full article: Second inmate at Cook County Jail dies a...→

Victim's mother calls for immediate release of "innocent" Pennsylvania death row inmate with coronavirus symptoms

Walter Ogrod has spent nearly 28 years behind bars for the 1988 slaying of Barbara Jean Horn, but her mother says she believes he is innocent and should be rel [...] Read full article: Victim's mother calls for immediate rele...→

Federal Judge Will Hear Arguments About Cook County Inmate Release

The fight to release medically vulnerable inmates at the Cook County Jail goes to federal court begins Tuesday. Read full article: Federal Judge Will Hear Arguments About ...→

Judges Deny California Inmate Release Request, Cite U.S. Law

Judges Deny California Inmate Release Request, Cite U.S. Law

Federal judges on Saturday refused on procedural grounds to order California to free thousands of prisoners to ease crowded conditions that attorneys represent [...] Read full article: Judges Deny California Inmate Release Re...→

Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees Uptick In Domestic Violence Reports

Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees Uptick In Domestic Violence Reports

With businesses closing, unemployment skyrocketing and everyone home right now, experts say it's a recipe for abuse to intensify. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: New York State Sees ...→

Closed-door hearing over inmate release for coronavirus concerns slammed

Closed-door hearing over inmate release for coronavirus concerns slammed

Attorneys Wednesday questioned why a high-stakes argument over inmate releases amid the coronavirus pandemic was held behind closed doors at the state’s highes [...] Read full article: Closed-door hearing over inmate release ...→

State’s highest court takes inmate release ruling under advisement after lengthy hearing

State’s highest court takes inmate release ruling under advisement after lengthy hearing

As coronavirus cases rise in Massachusetts prisons, the state’s highest court took a call for inmate releases under advisement as district attorneys, sheriffs [...] Read full article: State’s highest court takes inmate relea...→

Families of Sick Prisoners Plead for Compassionate Release as Coronavirus Spreads Behind Bars in Texas

Advocates for incarcerated people are urging Governor Abbott to release parole-eligible people who are elderly or have chronic illnesses. Read full article: Families of Sick Prisoners Plead for Com...→

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Federal public defender discouraged by resistance to inmate release as virus spreads in U.S. prison system

Some rulings that block the release of federal inmates are ‘deeply short-sighted,’ defender says; feds confirm two prison staff members test positive in Chicag [...] Read full article: Federal public defender discouraged by r...→

Afghans Set to Release 1,500 Taliban; US Wants Less Violence

After a series of delays, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has agreed to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture to get intra-Afghan negotiations st [...] Read full article: Afghans Set to Release 1,500 Taliban; US...→