The latest news on prison sentences
Preventing former criminals who have served their time from getting a job helps nobody.
A select committee in 1993 found there were no live prisoners in Southeast Asia.
EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once she was released.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An e-mail from an Illinois Department of Corrections administrator ordered wardens at 10 prisons to conduct "mass shakedowns" of staff as they left work last week.
Inmates pedal stationary bicycles to power lights in a nearby town in exchange for reduced sentences.
Assange's request comes after the British Supreme Court rejected his bid to block extradition to Sweden.
NEW ROADS, La. (AP) — The bad dog of the neighborhood has received a life prison sentence.
Former Governor of Illinois headed to jail Thursday for corruption, conspiracy.
Locals want to believe the authorities.