Louisiana juvenile inmates who escaped with security officer have been caught: police

Three juvenile inmates who escaped a Louisiana detention center Saturday morning potentially with the help of a security officer, have all been caught and taken into custody, officials said. The Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office released a statement Saturday alerting the community that security guard Victoria Tune, 21, was believed to have helped TyJuan Lafitte and Jeremiah Durham, … Read more

DIY food boxes delivered to prisoners to improve their diets and cooking skills

Exclusive: The meal kits were introduced after some cons raised concerns about putting on weight during the Covid lockdowns. They are being trialled at HMP Drake Hall women’s jail in Eccleshall, Staffs Prisoners are getting food boxes delivered so they can improve their diets and cooking skills ( Image: Getty Images) Prisoners are having meal … Read more

Deadly fires in Texas prisons, and Elizabeth McIngvale’s mental health journey (May 9, 2022) | Houston Public Media

Houston Matters begins at 9 a.m. CT on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 713-440-8870, [email protected] or @HoustonMatters. On Monday’s show: For more than a decade, the Texas prison system has fallen short on state fire safety standards. The Marshall Project’s Keri Blakinger tells us about concerns raised over unsafe wiring and inadequate … Read more

Killer on run with cougar prison officer could try suicide by cop claims lawyer

Convicted killer Casey Cole White, 38, escaped from Lauderdale County Jail with Vicky White, 56, who was assistant director of corrections at the US prison Casey Cole White was serving 75 years in state prison after a crime spree when he shot at his ex-girlfriend ( Image: Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office) A fugitive killer who … Read more

The Radical Life of Kathy Boudin

Kathy Boudin, the teacher, organizer, and revolutionary, died on May 1st, after a seven-year battle with cancer. She’d been in hospice care at a friend’s apartment in New York City. More than one person close to her, including her son, Chesa, the San Francisco district attorney, remarked to me that it felt appropriate that she … Read more

Abuse-Clouded Federal Prison in California Gets Attention, But Will Things Change?

For months, inmates and staff say, their calls for help were ignored. And in this aging prison of deep despair — a place where sexual abuse has been rampant, authorities acted with utter indifference and the workforce was deeply demoralized — the cries for help had been many and varied. Just weeks earlier, an Associated … Read more

Inmate facing murder charge escapes jail with soon-to-retire prison officer

Prisoner Casey White, who was serving 75 years in prison, escaped Lauderdale County jail in Alabama, US, with corrections officer Vicki White, who was due to retire that day Casey Cole White fled prison on Friday ( Image: Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office) A prisoner facing a murder charge has escaped custody with a corrections officer. … Read more

Alabama prison official Vicki White missing after escorting inmate Casey Cole White

A prison official from Alabama is missing after escorting an inmate to a courthouse for a hearing. The inmate is also missing. The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department said in a Facebook post on Saturday that Assistant Director of Corrections Vicki White disappeared while escorting an inmate being held on capital murder charges. She left the … Read more

Playing cards give Kansas prison inmates a chance to help solve cold cases. Here’s how

Fifty-nine cold cases will be displayed on the new deck of cards placed in Kansas prisons and jails. Kansas Department of Corrections Inmates at Kansas state prisons will soon have a new deck of playing cards — and a chance to help solve cases that have run cold for investigators. Regular playing cards at the … Read more

Veronica Guerin murderer boasts how he’ll soon walk free from cushy open prison

Gangster Brian “Tosser” Meehan is boasting how he’ll soon walk free from cushy Shelton Abbey open prison. The cocky 55-year-old, who is serving life for the murder of Veronica Guerin, is telling inmates he will soon be a free man. He was transferred to Shelton Abbey in Co Wicklow from Wheatfield Prison last year in … Read more