Chief Justice Wants Inmates’ Abuse Allegations InvestigatedAllegations of abuse toward inmates by prison guards, including the use of racial slurs, have been forwarded by Ohio’s top judge to a legislative prison oversight committee.
7 Guards At Pa. Prison Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Female InmatesSeven current and former Lackawanna County Prison correctional officers have been accused of sexually assaulting female inmates.
Prison Guard Guilty On 27 Counts In Inmate Abuse TrialA former prison guard accused of abusing inmates at SCI Pittsburgh was found guilty Thursday morning on 27 counts he faced in an inmate abuse trial.
Verdict In Prison Guard Abuse Trial Expected ThursdayA verdict is expected Thursday morning in the trial of former prison guard Harry Nicoletti.
Deliberations Enter Third Day In Prison Guard Abuse TrialJury deliberations continue in the trial of a former state prison guard who is accused in the alleged assault of inmates.
Correction Officer Goes To Trial On Sadism ChargesThe state alleges that over a two-year period Harry Nicoletti sexually and physically assaulted dozens of inmates who are now lined up to testify against him.
Suspended SCI Pittsburgh Guard To Stand TrialA suspended guard at SCI Pittsburgh will stand trial on 101 counts related to the alleged physical and sexual abuse of inmates. KDKA’s Harold Hayes reports 16 counts were dropped.
31 Witnesses Set To Testify During Hearing For Suspended Prison GuardA preliminary hearing got underway today for a suspended State Correctional Institution-Pittsburgh prison guard who is facing more than 90 counts in connection with the alleged sexual and physical abuse of inmates.