Ex-Guantanamo Bay Inmate Accused Of Killing U.S. Soldier Gets Apology, Millions From CanadaThe former Guantanamo Bay prisoner received the payment and an apology from the Canadian government after a court ruling said his rights were abused.
Harassed Female Workers At Federal Prison Reach SettlementIt isn’t always the prisoners who suffer inside of a jail.
Court Sides With Prisons Agency In Public Records CaseAn appeals court Monday said the Florida Department of Corrections did not violate the state's public-records law.
Justice Dept. To Phase Out Use Of Private PrisonsThe U.S. Department of Justice says they will be phasing out their use of privately owned prisons.
Transgender Prisoner Sues Florida To Get Hormone TreatmentsA transgender prisoner has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Corrections, claiming they are not allowing her to get her hormone treatments that were promised when she pleaded guilty in a murder case.
Florida Parole Board Reconsiders Releasing Prison HoudiniA man known as Florida's "prison Houdini" for a series of jail escapes may not be going anywhere anytime soon.
Prison Inmates Raising Kittens For AdoptionThere's a prison in Nevada where inmates are getting used to some cute, fuzzy new cellmates.
Inmate Dubbed 'Prison Houdini' May Be Freed After 36 YearsAn inmate known as the 'Prison Houdini' for a series of escapes may be freed after 36 years.
Prison System To Appeal Kosher Food RulingIn the latest move in a long-running legal battle, the Florida Department of Corrections has given notice it will appeal rulings by a federal judge about providing kosher food to prisoners.
Gov. Scott Orders Independent Analysis Of Florida PrisonsFlorida Governor Rick Scott has ordered an independent analysis of the state's prison system.
Lawmakers Pump Up Prisons BudgetWhile slicing and dicing other areas of the budget, lawmakers plan to boost the state's spending on prisons by $43 million to address needs such as replacing vehicles and fixing leaky roofs and to wipe out a years-long deficit.
Corrections Revamps Policies On Gassing Inmates, Use Of ForceThe Florida Department of Corrections plans to disallow the use of chemicals on prisoners with respiratory issues and is working to reduce the use of force on mentally ill inmates.