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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...→

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...→

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards:

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards: "They murdered my son"

Jamel Floyd's mother said her son suffered from asthma and diabetes and that jail officials were aware of his health conditions. Read full article: Federal inmate dies after being pepper s...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

Former Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco Indicted by federal prosecutors in corruption case

Former Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco Indicted by federal prosecutors in corruption case

Federal Prosecutors have unsealed an indictment charging former Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco in the long running investigation into corruption in [...] Read full article: Former Macomb County Public Works Commis...→

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...→

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver will release $20 million of its federal CARES Act funds to support residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Denver to release $20 million in federal...→

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

A federal judge in New York has once again rejected R. Kelly’s request for release pending trial, stating that his diagnosis of prediabetes is not enough to pu [...] Read full article: R. Kelly again denied release from feder...→

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

After weeks of pressure from family members and government officials, an inmate at Terminal Island federal prison walked out Thursday morning, leaving behind t [...] Read full article: Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be...→

Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedule for Class of 2020 virtual graduations

Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedule for Class of 2020 virtual graduations

Miami-Dade County Public Schools have released the schedule for their upcoming virtual graduations. The graduations are set to begin 10 a.m. on June 8 with... Read full article: Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedu...→

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Some county officials have begun to put out guidelines for pools at condo and apartment complexes to keep residents safe while they play in the sun. Read full article: Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Publ...→

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...→

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

"It is a fact that people who are diabetic are at a much higher risk for serious complications should they be infected with Covid 19," Kelly's attorney wrote i [...] Read full article: 'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third B...→

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates who allege Connecticut prison inmates are being put at risk of COVID-19 are focusing their efforts in federal court. A... Read full article: Fight over inmate health moves from stat...→

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

A Los Angeles federal judge ordered the government Friday to “make every effort to promptly and safely release” the thousands of immigrant children in custody [...] Read full article: LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of...→

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

The federal Bureau of Prisons says an inmate at a federal jail in New York City died after being pepper sprayed by officers in his cell Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper S...→

LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus

LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus

It marks the first death of an L.A. County justice system employee from COVID-19. Read full article: LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus...→

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of publicly traded companies appear to be keeping government-backed loans meant to help small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Hundreds of public companies keep corona...→

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long [...] Read full article: NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From L...→

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

The third time was not the charm for singer R. Kelly, who again was denied a request to be released from jail due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For R...→

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...→

Coronavirus: California, Western States Seek $1 Trillion Federal Lifeline For 1st Responders, Health Care, Public Education

California is joining with other western states to request a collective $1 trillion lifeline from the federal government to fund essential first responders, he [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: California, Western States ...→

A federal judge is slated to sentence Friday a former Chicago Public Schools CEO [...]

A federal judge is slated to sentence Friday a former Chicago Public Schools CEO who pleaded guilty to a scheme to steer more than $20 million worth of no-bid [...] Read full article: A federal judge is slated to sentence Fr...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

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...→

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...] Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→

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...→

Masks Now Required In All Public Areas At Dirksen Federal Courthouse

Masks Now Required In All Public Areas At Dirksen Federal Courthouse

People coming to the Dirksen Federal Courthouse must wear masks in all public areas, a joint courthouse order has dictated. Read full article: Masks Now Required In All Public Areas A...→

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...→

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

'Men take the jail phone one by one to ask me questions. They beg me to contact their families so I can tell their families that they love them in case they di [...] Read full article: Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender W...→

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Philadelphia drug kingpin Kaboni Savage has been awaiting federal execution since 2014 when he was convicted of murdering 12 people, which included a family of [...] Read full article: Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only ...→

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday that the federal government has halted out-of-state inmate transfers to West Virginia amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Manchin says federal government stopping...→

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...→

YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin into first public interview since show's release

YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin into first public interview since show's release

Two YouTubers have claimed that they've tricked Carole Baskin, star of Netflix's "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness," into her first public interview sinc [...] Read full article: YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavirus relief loan after public backlash

Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavirus relief loan after public backlash

"We are returning the PPP loan after further clarification from the Treasury Department," the Chicago company said Saturday. "We will continue to seek alternat [...] Read full article: Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavi...→

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

The attorney general has said that for some inmates, "home confinement might be more effective in protecting their health." Read full article: Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and famili...→

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

An inmate at the Federal Medical Center Fort Worth died Wednesday of coronavirus, the Bureau of Prisons announced. Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid ...→

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards:

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards: "They murdered my son"

Jamel Floyd's mother said her son suffered from asthma and diabetes and that jail officials were aware of his health conditions. Read full article: Federal inmate dies after being pepper s...→

LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus

LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus

It marks the first death of an L.A. County justice system employee from COVID-19. Read full article: LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus...→

Former Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco Indicted by federal prosecutors in corruption case

Former Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco Indicted by federal prosecutors in corruption case

Federal Prosecutors have unsealed an indictment charging former Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco in the long running investigation into corruption in [...] Read full article: Former Macomb County Public Works Commis...→

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...→

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long [...] Read full article: NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From L...→

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver will release $20 million of its federal CARES Act funds to support residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Denver to release $20 million in federal...→

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...→

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

The third time was not the charm for singer R. Kelly, who again was denied a request to be released from jail due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For R...→

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

After weeks of pressure from family members and government officials, an inmate at Terminal Island federal prison walked out Thursday morning, leaving behind t [...] Read full article: Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be...→

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Philadelphia drug kingpin Kaboni Savage has been awaiting federal execution since 2014 when he was convicted of murdering 12 people, which included a family of [...] Read full article: Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only ...→

Coronavirus: California, Western States Seek $1 Trillion Federal Lifeline For 1st Responders, Health Care, Public Education

California is joining with other western states to request a collective $1 trillion lifeline from the federal government to fund essential first responders, he [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: California, Western States ...→

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Some county officials have begun to put out guidelines for pools at condo and apartment complexes to keep residents safe while they play in the sun. Read full article: Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Publ...→

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...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

"It is a fact that people who are diabetic are at a much higher risk for serious complications should they be infected with Covid 19," Kelly's attorney wrote i [...] Read full article: 'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third B...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates who allege Connecticut prison inmates are being put at risk of COVID-19 are focusing their efforts in federal court. A... Read full article: Fight over inmate health moves from stat...→

Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavirus relief loan after public backlash

Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavirus relief loan after public backlash

"We are returning the PPP loan after further clarification from the Treasury Department," the Chicago company said Saturday. "We will continue to seek alternat [...] Read full article: Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavi...→

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...] Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→

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...→

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

The federal Bureau of Prisons says an inmate at a federal jail in New York City died after being pepper sprayed by officers in his cell Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper S...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

Masks Now Required In All Public Areas At Dirksen Federal Courthouse

Masks Now Required In All Public Areas At Dirksen Federal Courthouse

People coming to the Dirksen Federal Courthouse must wear masks in all public areas, a joint courthouse order has dictated. Read full article: Masks Now Required In All Public Areas A...→

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of publicly traded companies appear to be keeping government-backed loans meant to help small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Hundreds of public companies keep corona...→

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...→

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

A federal judge in New York has once again rejected R. Kelly’s request for release pending trial, stating that his diagnosis of prediabetes is not enough to pu [...] Read full article: R. Kelly again denied release from feder...→

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

'Men take the jail phone one by one to ask me questions. They beg me to contact their families so I can tell their families that they love them in case they di [...] Read full article: Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender W...→

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...→

Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedule for Class of 2020 virtual graduations

Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedule for Class of 2020 virtual graduations

Miami-Dade County Public Schools have released the schedule for their upcoming virtual graduations. The graduations are set to begin 10 a.m. on June 8 with... Read full article: Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedu...→

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday that the federal government has halted out-of-state inmate transfers to West Virginia amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Manchin says federal government stopping...→

A federal judge is slated to sentence Friday a former Chicago Public Schools CEO [...]

A federal judge is slated to sentence Friday a former Chicago Public Schools CEO who pleaded guilty to a scheme to steer more than $20 million worth of no-bid [...] Read full article: A federal judge is slated to sentence Fr...→

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...→

YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin into first public interview since show's release

YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin into first public interview since show's release

Two YouTubers have claimed that they've tricked Carole Baskin, star of Netflix's "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness," into her first public interview sinc [...] Read full article: YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

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...→

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

A Los Angeles federal judge ordered the government Friday to “make every effort to promptly and safely release” the thousands of immigrant children in custody [...] Read full article: LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of...→

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

The attorney general has said that for some inmates, "home confinement might be more effective in protecting their health." Read full article: Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and famili...→

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

An inmate at the Federal Medical Center Fort Worth died Wednesday of coronavirus, the Bureau of Prisons announced. Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid ...→

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards:

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards: "They murdered my son"

Jamel Floyd's mother said her son suffered from asthma and diabetes and that jail officials were aware of his health conditions. Read full article: Federal inmate dies after being pepper s...→

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

The federal Bureau of Prisons says an inmate at a federal jail in New York City died after being pepper sprayed by officers in his cell Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper S...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus

LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus

It marks the first death of an L.A. County justice system employee from COVID-19. Read full article: LA Public Defender Dies Of Coronavirus...→

Masks Now Required In All Public Areas At Dirksen Federal Courthouse

Masks Now Required In All Public Areas At Dirksen Federal Courthouse

People coming to the Dirksen Federal Courthouse must wear masks in all public areas, a joint courthouse order has dictated. Read full article: Masks Now Required In All Public Areas A...→

Former Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco Indicted by federal prosecutors in corruption case

Former Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco Indicted by federal prosecutors in corruption case

Federal Prosecutors have unsealed an indictment charging former Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco in the long running investigation into corruption in [...] Read full article: Former Macomb County Public Works Commis...→

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of public companies keep coronavirus loans from federal program

Hundreds of publicly traded companies appear to be keeping government-backed loans meant to help small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Hundreds of public companies keep corona...→

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...→

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From Long Island's Public Beaches Under Federal Rules

Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long [...] Read full article: NYC Residents Shouldn't Be Barred From L...→

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...→

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver will release $20 million of its federal CARES Act funds to support residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Denver to release $20 million in federal...→

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...→

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

A federal judge in New York has once again rejected R. Kelly’s request for release pending trial, stating that his diagnosis of prediabetes is not enough to pu [...] Read full article: R. Kelly again denied release from feder...→

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

The third time was not the charm for singer R. Kelly, who again was denied a request to be released from jail due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For R...→

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

'Men take the jail phone one by one to ask me questions. They beg me to contact their families so I can tell their families that they love them in case they di [...] Read full article: Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender W...→

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

After weeks of pressure from family members and government officials, an inmate at Terminal Island federal prison walked out Thursday morning, leaving behind t [...] Read full article: Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be...→

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...→

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Philadelphia drug kingpin Kaboni Savage has been awaiting federal execution since 2014 when he was convicted of murdering 12 people, which included a family of [...] Read full article: Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only ...→

Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedule for Class of 2020 virtual graduations

Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedule for Class of 2020 virtual graduations

Miami-Dade County Public Schools have released the schedule for their upcoming virtual graduations. The graduations are set to begin 10 a.m. on June 8 with... Read full article: Miami-Dade Public Schools release schedu...→

Coronavirus: California, Western States Seek $1 Trillion Federal Lifeline For 1st Responders, Health Care, Public Education

California is joining with other western states to request a collective $1 trillion lifeline from the federal government to fund essential first responders, he [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: California, Western States ...→

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday that the federal government has halted out-of-state inmate transfers to West Virginia amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Manchin says federal government stopping...→

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Some county officials have begun to put out guidelines for pools at condo and apartment complexes to keep residents safe while they play in the sun. Read full article: Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Publ...→

A federal judge is slated to sentence Friday a former Chicago Public Schools CEO [...]

A federal judge is slated to sentence Friday a former Chicago Public Schools CEO who pleaded guilty to a scheme to steer more than $20 million worth of no-bid [...] Read full article: A federal judge is slated to sentence Fr...→

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...→

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...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin into first public interview since show's release

YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin into first public interview since show's release

Two YouTubers have claimed that they've tricked Carole Baskin, star of Netflix's "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness," into her first public interview sinc [...] Read full article: YouTubers claim they tricked 'Tiger King...→

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

"It is a fact that people who are diabetic are at a much higher risk for serious complications should they be infected with Covid 19," Kelly's attorney wrote i [...] Read full article: 'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third B...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates who allege Connecticut prison inmates are being put at risk of COVID-19 are focusing their efforts in federal court. A... Read full article: Fight over inmate health moves from stat...→

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...→

Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavirus relief loan after public backlash

Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavirus relief loan after public backlash

"We are returning the PPP loan after further clarification from the Treasury Department," the Chicago company said Saturday. "We will continue to seek alternat [...] Read full article: Potbelly to return $10M federal coronavi...→

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

A Los Angeles federal judge ordered the government Friday to “make every effort to promptly and safely release” the thousands of immigrant children in custody [...] Read full article: LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of...→

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...] Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

The attorney general has said that for some inmates, "home confinement might be more effective in protecting their health." Read full article: Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and famili...→

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...→

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

An inmate at the Federal Medical Center Fort Worth died Wednesday of coronavirus, the Bureau of Prisons announced. Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid ...→