Prisons

Investigations

Pa. state prisons end lockdown; synthetic cannabinoids ID'd as cause of illnesses

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Investigations

Pennsylvania prisons to halt direct mail, expand drone detection

SCI Greene Pennsylvania

Investigations

Pa. Department of Corrections hopes to end state prison lockdown by next week

State Correctional Institution Chester

Investigations

Amid Pa. prison lockdown, Delco corrections officer arrested for allegedly smuggling synthetic marijuana

Cannon Delco

Prisons

Pennsylvania state prisons placed on indefinite lockdown after recent rash of staff illnesses

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Criminal Justice

Delaware to demolish prison building where deadly riot occurred

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Criminal Justice

More than 2,500 inmates on the move in Montgomery County

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Prisons

Pa., NJ facilities among busiest with federal contracts to detain immigrants

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Legislation

Gov. Wolf signs new 'clean slate' bill for people living with criminal records

Prisons

Surprise live concert delivers message of hope for Camden County prisoners

Carroll - Matt Butler performs at the Camden County Correctional facility

Investigation

Seven guards charged in alleged sexual assault of female inmates at Pennsylvania prison

Pennsylvania Prison Guards

Diseases

States face costly conundrum: how to treat inmates with hepatitis C

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Race

New Jersey prisons lift ban on book about mass incarceration, racial injustice

The New Jim Crow

Brendan Creato Case

Child killer DJ Creato serving prison term at youth facility

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Prisons

Report: Inmate accused of punching man with cerebral palsy claims prison guards attacked him

Barry Baker

Prisons

Female prison guards increasingly subjected to male inmates exposing themselves, masturbating

Eastern State Penitentiary

PHOTOS: Eastern State Penitentiary re-opens 'Hospital Block'

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Tours

Learn more about Eastern State's soon-to-open Hospital Block

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Drug Addiction

Christie to reopen Burlington County prison as huge drug addiction center

Courts

Mumia Abu-Jamal to begin expensive hepatitis C treatment next week

Film

Watch: Dramatic short film shot in Philly spotlights street life, hoops

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Government

Aramark wins food services contract for prisons; Pa. says deal saves taxpayers $16 million

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Courts

Atlantic County business owner sentenced to prison for allegedly stealing millions from elderly clients

Jan Van Holt

Art

Gallery Gameplan: Let’s get serious this First Friday

Gallery Gameplan

Crime and Courts

Philly D.A.'s Office: Three officers surrender in 'egregious' beating of inmate

Criminal Justice

Philadelphia is looking to skip bail

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Prisons

Chester County inmate caught smuggling heroin in his rectum

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K-9

Pa. K-9 dies after being left in hot car

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Government

Education funding outpaced by prison spending in Pa. and N.J.

Democratic National Convention

City retracts plan to use shuttered Holmesburg Prison to hold arrested protesters during DNC

Holmesburg Prison

Prisons

LIFE's fight for 'lifers'

Bobby Harris LIFE Association

Food

Try prison food at Eastern State Penitentiary

Prison Food Weekend

Prisons

Report: Inmate sets fire at Montgomery County prison

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Escape

Manhunt on for inmate who escaped South Jersey prison

Arthur Buckel

Prisons

In North Philly, federal officials unveil efforts to ease reentry to society from prison

Loretta Lynch

City Hall

Mayor Kenney announces new Fire Commissioner, Prison Commissioner

Prisons

Report asks Philly to seek 'new approach' for juveniles sentenced to life without parole

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Prisons

N.J. youth prison guard charged with selling drugs to inmates

Courts

Judge: New Jersey inmate on hunger strike can be force-fed by corrections officials

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Health News

Philly Federal Detention Center closed due to chicken pox outbreak

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Prisons

WATCH: Pennsylvania parole fee scrutinized by John Oliver

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Prisons

Pennsylvania awarded $1M federal grant for prison education system

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Prisons

ACLU: Some Pa. inmates wait a year for mental health treatment

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Prisons

Death of Bucks County prison inmate ruled a homicide

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Incarceration

Report: Incarceration down in Pa. and NJ

Investigations

Ahead of pope's Philly prison visit, guard caught in fight video resigns

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