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Pa. correctional institution placed on limited lockdown after officer assaulted by inmate

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Prisons

Five inmates with mumps quarantined at New Jersey county jail

New Jersey prison on lockdown from mumps

Prisons

SCI Chester Prison to test Swedish-style inmate units

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Investigations

Two correctional officers charged in beating of inmate at Northeast Philly prison

The Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Northeast Philadelphia.

Investigations

Inmate charged with homicide in fatal beating of cellmate at Montgomery County prison

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History

Eastern State Penitentiary adds new LGBTQ history stop to audio tour

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Prevention

Pennsylvania prisons to ban all tobacco products

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Crime

Bill Cosby apparently having 'an amazing experience' in prison

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Criminal Justice

Bill Cosby moved to gen pop at Montgomery County prison

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Prisons

Drone reportedly targeted Bill Cosby over Pennsylvania prison, forcing lockdown

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Celebrities

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino begins eight-month prison sentence for tax evasion

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Criminal Justice

Delaware to transfer hundreds of inmates to Pennsylvania prisons

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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

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Investigations

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

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Investigations

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

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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

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Investigation

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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