COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: SCI Somerset Reports First Inmate Death From COVID-19The Pa. Department of Corrections is reporting an inmate death from COVID-19 at SCI Somerset.
Somerset Co. Corrections Officer Assaulted While Inmate Tries To Smuggle Drugs Into JailTwo people are facing felony charges for allegedly assaulting a corrections officer.
3 Pa. Corrections Staff Members Arrested For ContrabandThree Pennsylvania Department of Corrections staff members have been arrested for contraband.
Gov. Wolf Memorializes Mark Baserman 1-Year After Guard Was Killed By An Inmate At SCI SomersetSergeant Mark Baserman died one year ago while working at the State Correctional Institution at Somerset.
Lockdown Ends At Pa. State Prisons After Dozens Of Employees SickenedPennsylvania's state prisons are resuming normal visits and all inmates are no longer confined to their cells
New Procedures To Combat Prison Drug Smuggling Costing Pa. About $15MThe head of Pennsylvania's prison system says it's costing the state about $15 million to implement new procedures to combat drug smuggling.
SCI Somerset Employees Sickened After Finding Inmates Smoking, SCI Greene Guard Also HospitalizedAt least five workers at the state prison in Somerset County were taken to the hospital Thursday, as well as a guard at SCI Greene.
Synthetic Drugs Believed To Be Cause In Rash Of Prison Employee IllnessesSynthetic drugs are believed to be the cause in a rash of illnesses among Pennsylvania prison employees.
SCI Somerset Guard Dies After Being Attacked By InmateAuthorities say a prisoner serving life killed a western Pennsylvania state prison guard who'd confiscated a towel being used to conceal the view of his bunk.
Somerset Inmate Assaults 2 Guards, Seriously Injuring 1Authorities say an inmate at a Somerset prison assaulted two guards, seriously injuring one and prompting a lockdown at the facility.
SCI Somerset On Lockdown Until MondayThe state correctional institution in Somerset is on lockdown until at least Monday after contraband was found outside the facility.
Jerry Sandusky Transferred From Supermax Prison To SomersetFormer Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been moved from a maximum security prison to a medium-security facility in western Pennsylvania.