Coronavirus In Ohio: Inmates Make Up Nearly 25 Percent Of State's COVID-19 CasesOhio inmates make up nearly one in four of the state’s coronavirus cases following a spike in identified infections as universal testing takes place inside three state prisons.
NAACP Suing Pennsylvania, Claiming Method Of Counting Prisoners Dilutes African-American Political CloutPennsylvania is facing a new lawsuit from the NAACP over the way prisoners are counted.
Prison Employees Suspended In Pennsylvania Inmate DeathThe Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has suspended 13 employees while authorities investigate an inmate's death.
Port Vue Man Sentenced 15 Years In Federal Prison For Selling HeroinUnited States Attorney, Scott W. Brady, announced that a local man was sentenced 15 years in prison for violating federal narcotics laws.
Woman Sentenced To Prison After Son Ingests MethA West Virginia woman sentenced to prison for exposing her 10-month-old baby to methamphetamine could get out by the time he's a kindergartner.
Sandusky Re-sentenced Next Month In Molestation CaseJerry Sandusky will be taken from prison to a central Pennsylvania courtroom next month for resentencing on his 45-count child sexual abuse conviction, six months after a state appeals court ruled mandatory minimums had been improperly applied.
Pennsylvania Prisons To Ban TobaccoPennsylvania's prison system is banning all tobacco products inside every facility's secure perimeter, starting July 1.
Cosby Lawyers Ask Court To Void Conviction, Prison SentenceBill Cosby's lawyers want a court to overturn the actor's conviction and three- to 10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case because of what they call a string of trial errors.
Stolen Smokes: Florida Man Gets 20 Years For Cigarette TheftA Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
Governor Announces SCI Pittsburgh Will CloseA state senator says the Wolf administration plans to close Pittsburgh State Prison to save money at a time when inmate numbers are dropping.
PA Senators Question Fast Track Plan To Close SCI PittsburghTo save money in another difficult budget year, the Wolf administration, bolstered by a declining prison population, has announced plans to close two of five state prisons.
Drone Drops Drugs In Ohio Prison YardOfficials say a drone dropped a package of drugs into a northern Ohio prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight.
Former Pa. Lawmaker Veon To Be Released From PrisonA former high-ranking Pennsylvania lawmaker who was convicted of public corruption will be released from state prison this week.
No Longer Handcuffed, Ex-Judge Mails Out Apology LettersA former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice has finally mailed apology letters to every other judge in the state as part of her criminal sentence for using her state-paid staff to run her political campaigns.
Police: Pa. Man Watched As Girlfriend Raped Boy, 12Police say a central Pennsylvania man watched as his girlfriend raped a 12-year-old boy and then had sex with her in front of the boy.