(NEW YORK) -- A corrections officer at Rikers Island has been stabbed at least 15 times by an inmate in what officials are calling an “unprovoked, heinous and callous attack” on one of their officers. The incident occurred at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Monday afternoon... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has tapped Colette Peters, who serves as the director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, to lead the federal Bureau of Prisons, according to a statement released by Attorney General Merrick Garland. Peters has been in her current role since... Read More.
(MISHAWAKA, Ind.) -- A young Indiana corrections officer who hoped to become a police officer has been killed in a drive-by shooting, authorities said. St. Joseph County correctional officer Rhema Harris was killed around 6 p.m. Sunday "in yet another senseless act of violence," St.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Florence, Alabama, murder suspect Casey White has been interviewed extensively since he was apprehended in Indiana on Monday, ending an 11-day, multistate manhunt, and is cooperating with the investigation, Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding told ABC News. After escaped inmate Casey White,... Read More.
(EVANSVILLE, Ind.) -- Florence, Alabama, jail employee Vicky White has died Monday after she was apprehended along with murder suspect Casey White in Evansville, Indiana, which ended a 10-day manhunt, according to the Vanderburgh County Coroners Office. After Inmate Casey White, 38, and Lauderdale County... Read More.
(FLORENCE, Ala.) -- The car linked to escaped Florence, Alabama, inmate Casey White and jail employee Vicky White was ditched in Williamson County, Tennessee, just hours after the jail break, the Williamson County Sheriff's Office said. Authorities first spotted the car around 3 p.m. CT on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Missing Florence, Alabama, jail employee Vicky White withdrew approximately $90,000 in cash from multiple banks before allegedly fleeing with an inmate suspected of murder, officials said. Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly told ABC News the banks were local to the Lauderdale... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Authorities now believe that an Alabama corrections officer "willingly" participated in the escape of a capital murder suspect, according to the local sheriff in charge of the investigation. "The pieces of the puzzle just came together," Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton told... Read More.
(FLORENCE, Ala.) -- The corrections officer and escaped murder suspect who have been missing for days had "a special relationship," the local sheriff confirmed. Inmate Casey White and Lauderdale County Assistant Director of Corrections Vicki White -- who are not related -- went missing from... Read More.
(FLORENCE, Ala.) -- A manhunt is intensifying in Florence, Alabama, for an escaped murder suspect and a corrections officer who have been missing for days. A warrant has been issued for Lauderdale County assistant director of corrections Vicki White on charges of committing or facilitating... Read More.
By: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (INDIANAPOLIS) -- An inmate at Indiana State Prison allegedly stabbed two correction officers, killing one and wounding the other, state police said.Tymetri Campbell, 38, is accused of attacking Sgt. Padrick Schmitt, stabbing him multiple times,... Read More.
By ELLA TORRES, ABC News(TRENTON, N.J.) -- New Jersey's Department of Corrections has removed an officer after a video purportedly showed him mocking the death of George Floyd.The agency tweeted Tuesday that "removal charges have been served" on... Read More.