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.
BY: ELLA TORRES(ATLANTA) -- Three inmates in Georgia are being praised after they came to the rescue of a deputy who lost consciousness and fell to the ground, splitting his head open, officials said."We are deeply appreciative to... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida officials are working to stem a fast-growing coronavirus outbreak among inmates as the Sunshine State quickly becomes the nation's ground zero for the virus.Since Friday afternoon, the number of Florida... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO and MEREDITH LONGO, ABC News(SAN QUENTIN, Calif.) -- San Quentin State Prison in California has erected tents and is converting a warehouse to treat a coronavirus outbreak that's infected more than 1,800 inmates and staff.Aerial... Read More.
By TONYA SIMPSON, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- The novel coronavirus is now infecting American prison inmates at a rate more than five times higher than in the overall U.S. population, and those numbers are escalating rapidly, according to a new... Read More.