By AICHA EL HAMMAR CASTANO and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (RIO DE JANEIRO) -- It's been days since Alejandra heard from her son.The 42-year-old mother has been one of many gathered outside a large prison in Guayaquil, a port city on... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and AICHA EL HAMMAR CASTANO, ABC News(LONDON and RIO DE JANEIRO) -- At least 79 inmates have died in riots at four prisons across Ecuador, authorities said.Gen. Edmundo Moncayo, head of Ecuador's prison system, known... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (SPOKANE, Wash.) -- A man has found himself back behind bars for allegedly carjacking a 16-year-old girl just 20 minutes after he was released from prison.The incident occurred on Saturday, Feb. 13 in Spokane, Washington, when... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES, ABC News (LONDON) -- The prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was released from prison on Wednesday, according to her family, but human rights organizations have warned she is still banned from leaving the Kingdom and faces a suspended... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- A Russian court ordered opposition leader Alexey Navalny be sent to a prison camp for two years and eight months, imprisoning President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critic despite an international outcry and protests in Russia... Read More.
By LESLEY MESSER and KATE HODGSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Lori Loughlin has been released from prison after serving nearly two months for her role in the so-called "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal.The actress, who surrendered to authorities... 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 KATE HODGSON and JESSICA MENDOZA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Amanda Knox is speaking out after the man convicted in the 2007 assault and rape of Knox's former roommate, British exchange student Meredith Kercher, was set free from prison.