Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «prisons»

December 27, 2018 11:09 PM Transgender inmate gets rare transfer to female prison

This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correction shows Deon "Strawberry" Hampton. The transgender woman serving a 10-year sentence in Illinois for burglary has been moved from a men's to a women's prison in one of the first cases of its kind in the state. Lawyers for Hampton announced her transfer Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, after year-long 127

December 26, 2018 2:59 PM ‘Jersey Shore’ star Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino celebrates Christmas with wife before prison

“Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino celebrated Christmas with his new wife Lauren Pesce just weeks before he has to surrender himself to the Bureau of Prisons on Jan. 15, 2019. Sorrentino, 36, posted a picture of him in front of a Christmas tree with his wife whom he wed on Nov. 1. “Merry Christmas from the Situations and don’t forget 180

December 13, 2018 4:39 PM Imprisoned Iranian Activist Dies After 60-Day Hunger Strike

An Iranian political activist, detained in Qom Prison, died in his cell on Wednesday after a 60-day hunger strike. Vahid Sayadi Nasiri was jailed in 2015 and sentenced to eight years after he was accused of insulting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and spreading “propaganda against the state” on his Facebook account, according to the advocacy group 117

November 28, 2018 4:46 PM Hawaii hospital hit with highly contagious scabies outbreak

In 2015, a 93-year-old nursing home resident died from a scabies infestation. The autopsy report showed the cause of death as “septicemia due to crusted scabies.” What exactly is scabies and how dangerous is it? An itchy problem is affecting a Big Island hospital in Hawaii: scabies. The Kona Community Hospital (KCH) announced an outbreak of the skin condition 237

October 10, 2018 4:14 PM Teresa Giudice's husband Joe to be deported back to Italy after serving prison sentence

Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, 43, left, and his wife, Teresa Giudice, 41, of Montville Township, N.J., walk out of Martin Luther King, Jr. Courthouse after a court appearance, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Newark, N.J. (AP) Teresa’s husband was ordered to return to his native Italy at the end of his prison sentence, Page Six confirmed on Wednesday 114

September 17, 2018 7:50 AM Elizabeth Smart's Kidnapper Poses Danger to Society, Parole Board Says

Elizabeth Smart has good reason to be scared of the fact one of her kidnappers is being released from prison ... because the parole board tells TMZ the convict poses a danger to society. The Utah Board of Pardons and Prisons believes ... Wanda Barzee is unfit for parole -- but the board's hands are tied because the 72-year-old will complete her sentence 116

September 16, 2018 7:50 AM Federal Bureau of Prisons Preps for Yom Kippur in Wake of Hurricane Florence

Some Jewish federal prisoners wanna keep things kosher for Yom Kippur ... and the Federal Bureau of Prisons is accommodating, especially for facilities affected by Hurricane Florence. The docs show the Bureau spent $21,799 on kosher items, with the holiest Jewish holiday coming up -- which begins sundown Tuesday with a breakfast Wednesday at sundown 126

August 29, 2018 11:43 PM State Prisons Grapple With Opioid Contamination

More than two dozen sickened in Ohio as Pennsylvania announces lockdown to find source of powerful drugs Hours after more than two dozen people were sickened by apparent opioid poisoning at an Ohio prison on Wednesday, Pennsylvania locked down its state prisons, citing similar incidents in recent weeks. State correctional departments have been stepping 82

August 28, 2018 11:00 AM In Tight Labor Market, Inmates Learn to Code

Indiana program teaches women in prison to write computer code INDIANAPOLIS—Jennifer Fleming was convicted of dealing drugs in 2012, but when she gets out of prison next year, she is hoping for a job in computer coding. “Technology is definitely going to be a steppingstone in keeping myself stable,” said Ms. Fleming, who is one of eight women in a pilot 136

August 7, 2018 9:14 PM Suspect in Oklahoma pipe bomb case ruled competent for trial

TULSA, Okla. – A man accused of detonating a pipe bomb outside an Oklahoma military recruiting station has been found competent to stand trial. Federal court records show the ruling was handed down Tuesday for 29-year-old Benjamin Roden. The former Air Force senior airman was indicted after a pipe bomb exploded in front of an unoccupied Air Force recruiting 101