(FORT MADISON, Iowa) -- Dozens of inmates at an Iowa prison were given overdoses of a COVID-19 vaccine, officials said. Two medical staff members from the Iowa Department of Corrections incorrectly administered the vaccine -- developed by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner... Read More.
By KIARA ALFONSECA, ABC News(SAINT LOUIS, Mo.) -- About 60 incarcerated people in a Missouri jail escaped from their cells Sunday night in protest of living conditions at the facility. It’s the second protest at the jail this year, and... Read More.
By Morgan Winsor, ABC News(LONDON) -- Nearly 2,000 inmates have escaped from a prison in southeastern Nigeria after heavily armed gunmen attacked the facility, authorities said.The massive jailbreak occurred before dawn on Monday in Owerri, the capital of... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A judge has ruled New York must offer the COVID-19 vaccine to all inmates in state prisons and jails immediately, condemning their exclusion from the shots as “unfair and unjust.”On Monday,... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny has been sent to a prison known as unusually harsh and feared as place where prisoners are subjected to intense psychological pressure, according to former inmates and prisoner rights... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(MERCED COUNTY, Calif.) -- Authorities in California are still on the hunt for three of the six men they say escaped from jail over the weekend using a makeshift rope.The six inmates, who range... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Police in central California are on the hunt for six men they say escaped from a jail late Saturday night by scaling down its walls from the roof with homemade rope.The Merced County... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The search for two inmates who escaped from a Tennessee prison Friday is over after the pair were found in Pompano Beach, Florida, Sunday, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction.Before they were... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Pennsylvania officials charged nearly two dozen inmates and outside accomplices who allegedly conspired to obtain some $300,000 in fraudulent COVID-19 unemployment benefits.Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro charged 20 inmates and accomplices... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A COVID-19 outbreak has rapidly spread through a Virginia jail, infecting at least 120 inmates and 20 staff members despite emergency protocols officials say have been in place since March to prevent the... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Bureau of Prisons announced on Monday that in-person visits will resume at all 122 facilities within the bureau, according to an internal memo obtained by ABC News."Social visiting will resume... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(LONDON) -- Twenty inmates were shot dead Sunday at a prison in Madagascar as authorities tried to stop a riot there.The riot began Sunday afternoon at the prison in Farafagana, a city on the... Read More.