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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...→

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...→

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state hopes to expedite the release of several thousand low-risk inmates at state prisons such as San Quentin that ha [...] Read full article: Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

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...→

Beyond Prison Walls: SDSU Students to Perform Plays Written by Inmates - Times of San Diego

San Diego State University theatre students this week will perform plays written by inmates in a project titled, "Beyond Prison Walls." Read full article: Beyond Prison Walls: SDSU Students to Pe...→

Federal probe sought into death of vet on Bedford VA hospital campus

Federal probe sought into death of vet on Bedford VA hospital campus

“For a veteran who served the country to die alone in a stairwell and not be discovered for that long a period of time is outrageous.” Read full article: Federal probe sought into death of vet o...→

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...→

Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arrested after coronavirus release: NYPD

Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arrested after coronavirus release: NYPD

Some 10 percent of those cut free from Rikers Island due to coronavirus concerns since March have since been arrested — some multiple times, The Post has learn [...] Read full article: Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arreste...→

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

Nearly 3,000 men convicted of felonies in Washington, D.C., are under a prison lockdown order, and nearly 100 are serving their time in COVID-19 hot spots in t [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmate...→

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...→

Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates release hip-hop mixtape

Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates release hip-hop mixtape

"San Quentin Mixtape, Vol. 1" is the culmination of a four-year effort launched by music producer David Jassy, who was incarcerated for 11 years. Read full article: Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates...→

Colorado released 290 inmates under governor’s executive order — less than 2% of prison population

Colorado released 290 inmates under governor’s executive order — less than 2% of prison population

Colorado’s prison system released 290 inmates over two months under the governor’s executive order relaxing standards for release — less than 2% of the system’ [...] Read full article: Colorado released 290 inmates under gove...→

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick won't get an early release from prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick won't get an early release from prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was denied an early release from prison, according to a statement from the Federal Bureau of Prisons released Tuesday eve [...] Read full article: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wo...→

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...→

Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied prison release despite coronavirus concerns: report

Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied prison release despite coronavirus concerns: report

Kermit Washington, a former NBA All-Star serving six years in federal prison for charity fraud, was denied release despite concerns over the coronavirus, accor [...] Read full article: Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied...→

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...→

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars in California and across the United States, and now the IR [...] Read full article: IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus...→

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...→

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

The Illinois attorney general's office is seeking to indefinitely commit to the state's Department of Human Services an Aurora pedophile who is scheduled to be [...] Read full article: Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile commit...→

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...→

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has asked for a list names by June 22 of inmates eligible for possible release to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state prison syste [...] Read full article: Oregon governor to release inmates to sl...→

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

The head of Mexico’s federal hospitals tested positive for Coronavirus as the nation tries to return to normal activities. Read full article: Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Ha...→

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

A Denver man has been sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jalonni Alexander Moore was sentenced Thursday, an [...] Read full article: Denver man sentenced to federal prison i...→

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Two associates of President Donald Trump were granted early release from prison, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., are callin [...] Read full article: Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison R...→

Inmates escape from Florence prison camp

Two inmates were discovered missing at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday from Federal Correctional Institution’s Satellite Prison Camp in Florence. Read full article: Inmates escape from Florence prison camp...→

Antioch man gets federal prison in meth/gun case

An Antioch man received a prison sentence of six years and four months for possessing a quarter-ounce of meth and a loaded pistol. Read full article: Antioch man gets federal prison in meth/...→

Dentists worry COVID will decay finances • Devastating April for hospital margins • Nursing homes' share in federal funds

Operating costs are rising as dentists, who work in one of the most high-risk settings for exposure, invest in high-quality air filters and battle other health [...] Read full article: Dentists worry COVID will decay finances...→

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...→

Michigan program will register former inmates to vote after being released from prison

Michigan program will register former inmates to vote after being released from prison

The Michigan Department of State and Michigan Department of Corrections have started a pilot program that will register former inmates to vote and get them a d [...] Read full article: Michigan program will register former in...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

Some inmates at California state prisons eligible for early release to stem coronavirus spread

Some inmates at California state prisons eligible for early release to stem coronavirus spread

It was not immediately clear how many state prisoners will be released ahead of schedule as part of the plan unveiled by the CDCR on Tuesday. Earlier, prison o [...] Read full article: Some inmates at California state prisons...→

Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from Prison Rearrested 450 Times

Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from Prison Rearrested 450 Times

At least 250 criminals freed from New York prisons have been rearrested 450 times thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D) jailbreak directive. Read full article: Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from...→

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...→

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

The ACLU said one-fifth of the inmate population at Elkton Federal Correctional Institution in Ohio is infected. Read full article: Supreme Court blocks order to move inmat...→

Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Valley State Prison Homicide

Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Valley State Prison Homicide

The death of a 25-year-old state prison inmate over the weekend at Salinas Valley State Prison was being investigated as a homicide and four Bay Area convicts [...] Read full article: Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Va...→

Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison despite announcement of release due to pandemic

Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison despite announcement of release due to pandemic

"The Federal Bureau of Prisons reviewed and denied inmate Kwame Kilpatrick for home confinement," read a Tuesday statement. Read full article: Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison d...→

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 kill 6 others at women's prison in Honduras

Authorities in Honduras say a group of inmates at a women’s prison used a fire to distract prison officials and murdered six other prisoners Read full article: Inmates kill 6 others at women's prison ...→

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state hopes to expedite the release of several thousand low-risk inmates at state prisons such as San Quentin that ha [...] Read full article: Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000...→

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...→

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars in California and across the United States, and now the IR [...] Read full article: IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

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 ...→

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

The Illinois attorney general's office is seeking to indefinitely commit to the state's Department of Human Services an Aurora pedophile who is scheduled to be [...] Read full article: Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile commit...→

Beyond Prison Walls: SDSU Students to Perform Plays Written by Inmates - Times of San Diego

San Diego State University theatre students this week will perform plays written by inmates in a project titled, "Beyond Prison Walls." Read full article: Beyond Prison Walls: SDSU Students to Pe...→

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 ...→

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...→

Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from Prison Rearrested 450 Times

Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from Prison Rearrested 450 Times

At least 250 criminals freed from New York prisons have been rearrested 450 times thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D) jailbreak directive. Read full article: Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from...→

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has asked for a list names by June 22 of inmates eligible for possible release to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state prison syste [...] Read full article: Oregon governor to release inmates to sl...→

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

Nearly 3,000 men convicted of felonies in Washington, D.C., are under a prison lockdown order, and nearly 100 are serving their time in COVID-19 hot spots in t [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmate...→

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

A Denver man has been sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jalonni Alexander Moore was sentenced Thursday, an [...] Read full article: Denver man sentenced to federal prison i...→

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...→

Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Valley State Prison Homicide

Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Valley State Prison Homicide

The death of a 25-year-old state prison inmate over the weekend at Salinas Valley State Prison was being investigated as a homicide and four Bay Area convicts [...] Read full article: Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Va...→

Colorado released 290 inmates under governor’s executive order — less than 2% of prison population

Colorado released 290 inmates under governor’s executive order — less than 2% of prison population

Colorado’s prison system released 290 inmates over two months under the governor’s executive order relaxing standards for release — less than 2% of the system’ [...] Read full article: Colorado released 290 inmates under gove...→

Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison despite announcement of release due to pandemic

Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison despite announcement of release due to pandemic

"The Federal Bureau of Prisons reviewed and denied inmate Kwame Kilpatrick for home confinement," read a Tuesday statement. Read full article: Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison d...→

Antioch man gets federal prison in meth/gun case

An Antioch man received a prison sentence of six years and four months for possessing a quarter-ounce of meth and a loaded pistol. Read full article: Antioch man gets federal prison in meth/...→

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 kill 6 others at women's prison in Honduras

Authorities in Honduras say a group of inmates at a women’s prison used a fire to distract prison officials and murdered six other prisoners Read full article: Inmates kill 6 others at women's prison ...→

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...→

Michigan program will register former inmates to vote after being released from prison

Michigan program will register former inmates to vote after being released from prison

The Michigan Department of State and Michigan Department of Corrections have started a pilot program that will register former inmates to vote and get them a d [...] Read full article: Michigan program will register former in...→

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...→

Federal probe sought into death of vet on Bedford VA hospital campus

Federal probe sought into death of vet on Bedford VA hospital campus

“For a veteran who served the country to die alone in a stairwell and not be discovered for that long a period of time is outrageous.” Read full article: Federal probe sought into death of vet o...→

Some inmates at California state prisons eligible for early release to stem coronavirus spread

Some inmates at California state prisons eligible for early release to stem coronavirus spread

It was not immediately clear how many state prisoners will be released ahead of schedule as part of the plan unveiled by the CDCR on Tuesday. Earlier, prison o [...] Read full article: Some inmates at California state prisons...→

Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arrested after coronavirus release: NYPD

Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arrested after coronavirus release: NYPD

Some 10 percent of those cut free from Rikers Island due to coronavirus concerns since March have since been arrested — some multiple times, The Post has learn [...] Read full article: Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arreste...→

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...→

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

The head of Mexico’s federal hospitals tested positive for Coronavirus as the nation tries to return to normal activities. Read full article: Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Ha...→

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

The ACLU said one-fifth of the inmate population at Elkton Federal Correctional Institution in Ohio is infected. Read full article: Supreme Court blocks order to move inmat...→

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Two associates of President Donald Trump were granted early release from prison, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., are callin [...] Read full article: Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison R...→

Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates release hip-hop mixtape

Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates release hip-hop mixtape

"San Quentin Mixtape, Vol. 1" is the culmination of a four-year effort launched by music producer David Jassy, who was incarcerated for 11 years. Read full article: Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates...→

Inmates escape from Florence prison camp

Two inmates were discovered missing at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday from Federal Correctional Institution’s Satellite Prison Camp in Florence. Read full article: Inmates escape from Florence prison camp...→

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick won't get an early release from prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick won't get an early release from prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was denied an early release from prison, according to a statement from the Federal Bureau of Prisons released Tuesday eve [...] Read full article: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wo...→

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...→

Dentists worry COVID will decay finances • Devastating April for hospital margins • Nursing homes' share in federal funds

Operating costs are rising as dentists, who work in one of the most high-risk settings for exposure, invest in high-quality air filters and battle other health [...] Read full article: Dentists worry COVID will decay finances...→

Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied prison release despite coronavirus concerns: report

Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied prison release despite coronavirus concerns: report

Kermit Washington, a former NBA All-Star serving six years in federal prison for charity fraud, was denied release despite concerns over the coronavirus, accor [...] Read full article: Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied...→

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state hopes to expedite the release of several thousand low-risk inmates at state prisons such as San Quentin that ha [...] Read full article: Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000...→

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...→

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars in California and across the United States, and now the IR [...] Read full article: IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus...→

Michigan program will register former inmates to vote after being released from prison

Michigan program will register former inmates to vote after being released from prison

The Michigan Department of State and Michigan Department of Corrections have started a pilot program that will register former inmates to vote and get them a d [...] Read full article: Michigan program will register former in...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

The Illinois attorney general's office is seeking to indefinitely commit to the state's Department of Human Services an Aurora pedophile who is scheduled to be [...] Read full article: Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile commit...→

Beyond Prison Walls: SDSU Students to Perform Plays Written by Inmates - Times of San Diego

San Diego State University theatre students this week will perform plays written by inmates in a project titled, "Beyond Prison Walls." Read full article: Beyond Prison Walls: SDSU Students to Pe...→

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 ...→

Federal probe sought into death of vet on Bedford VA hospital campus

Federal probe sought into death of vet on Bedford VA hospital campus

“For a veteran who served the country to die alone in a stairwell and not be discovered for that long a period of time is outrageous.” Read full article: Federal probe sought into death of vet o...→

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...→

Some inmates at California state prisons eligible for early release to stem coronavirus spread

Some inmates at California state prisons eligible for early release to stem coronavirus spread

It was not immediately clear how many state prisoners will be released ahead of schedule as part of the plan unveiled by the CDCR on Tuesday. Earlier, prison o [...] Read full article: Some inmates at California state prisons...→

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...→

Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from Prison Rearrested 450 Times

Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from Prison Rearrested 450 Times

At least 250 criminals freed from New York prisons have been rearrested 450 times thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D) jailbreak directive. Read full article: Cuomo's New York: 250 Inmates Freed from...→

Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arrested after coronavirus release: NYPD

Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arrested after coronavirus release: NYPD

Some 10 percent of those cut free from Rikers Island due to coronavirus concerns since March have since been arrested — some multiple times, The Post has learn [...] Read full article: Ten percent of Rikers inmates re-arreste...→

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has asked for a list names by June 22 of inmates eligible for possible release to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state prison syste [...] Read full article: Oregon governor to release inmates to sl...→

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...→

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

Nearly 3,000 men convicted of felonies in Washington, D.C., are under a prison lockdown order, and nearly 100 are serving their time in COVID-19 hot spots in t [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmate...→

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

The head of Mexico’s federal hospitals tested positive for Coronavirus as the nation tries to return to normal activities. Read full article: Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Ha...→

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

Denver man sentenced to federal prison in downtown Denver gunbattle

A Denver man has been sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jalonni Alexander Moore was sentenced Thursday, an [...] Read full article: Denver man sentenced to federal prison i...→

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

The ACLU said one-fifth of the inmate population at Elkton Federal Correctional Institution in Ohio is infected. Read full article: Supreme Court blocks order to move inmat...→

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...→

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Two associates of President Donald Trump were granted early release from prison, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., are callin [...] Read full article: Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison R...→

Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Valley State Prison Homicide

Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Valley State Prison Homicide

The death of a 25-year-old state prison inmate over the weekend at Salinas Valley State Prison was being investigated as a homicide and four Bay Area convicts [...] Read full article: Bay Area Inmates Suspected In Salinas Va...→

Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates release hip-hop mixtape

Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates release hip-hop mixtape

"San Quentin Mixtape, Vol. 1" is the culmination of a four-year effort launched by music producer David Jassy, who was incarcerated for 11 years. Read full article: Healing behind bars: San Quentin inmates...→

Colorado released 290 inmates under governor’s executive order — less than 2% of prison population

Colorado released 290 inmates under governor’s executive order — less than 2% of prison population

Colorado’s prison system released 290 inmates over two months under the governor’s executive order relaxing standards for release — less than 2% of the system’ [...] Read full article: Colorado released 290 inmates under gove...→

Inmates escape from Florence prison camp

Two inmates were discovered missing at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday from Federal Correctional Institution’s Satellite Prison Camp in Florence. Read full article: Inmates escape from Florence prison camp...→

Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison despite announcement of release due to pandemic

Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison despite announcement of release due to pandemic

"The Federal Bureau of Prisons reviewed and denied inmate Kwame Kilpatrick for home confinement," read a Tuesday statement. Read full article: Former Detroit Mayor to stay in prison d...→

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick won't get an early release from prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick won't get an early release from prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was denied an early release from prison, according to a statement from the Federal Bureau of Prisons released Tuesday eve [...] Read full article: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wo...→

Antioch man gets federal prison in meth/gun case

An Antioch man received a prison sentence of six years and four months for possessing a quarter-ounce of meth and a loaded pistol. Read full article: Antioch man gets federal prison in meth/...→

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...→

Dentists worry COVID will decay finances • Devastating April for hospital margins • Nursing homes' share in federal funds

Operating costs are rising as dentists, who work in one of the most high-risk settings for exposure, invest in high-quality air filters and battle other health [...] Read full article: Dentists worry COVID will decay finances...→

Inmates kill 6 others at women's prison in Honduras

Authorities in Honduras say a group of inmates at a women’s prison used a fire to distract prison officials and murdered six other prisoners Read full article: Inmates kill 6 others at women's prison ...→

Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied prison release despite coronavirus concerns: report

Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied prison release despite coronavirus concerns: report

Kermit Washington, a former NBA All-Star serving six years in federal prison for charity fraud, was denied release despite concerns over the coronavirus, accor [...] Read full article: Ex-NBA All-Star Kermit Washington denied...→