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February 13, 2018 5:40 PM Larry Nassar Got Private Jet Flight to Tucson Prison

Scumbag ex-Team USA doctor Larry Nassar got the private jet treatment Friday to fly from Michigan to Tucson to begin his federal prison stint ... and TMZ Sports has the photos. Nassar boarded the plane at Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport in freezing Michigan temperatures -- the fact he didn't get a jacket makes us smile. Records show the flight lasted 110

February 10, 2018 5:20 PM Officials: Guard shoots just-released inmate after attack

PHILADELPHIA – Authorities say a prison guard leaving work for the day has shot and critically injured a just-released inmate who attacked the officer in a parking lot near the prison. The Philadelphia Department of Prisons says 26-year-old Jamal Bennett attacked the 66-year-old Currran-Fromhold Correctional facility guard around 11 p.m. Friday 71

February 9, 2018 8:17 PM Bill would give women in Arizona prisons unlimited access to tampons and other feminine products

Arizona prisoners must purchase tampons. Arizona lawmakers are mulling legislation that would allow women in prison to have unlimited access to tampons and other feminine hygiene products. Women held in the state currently get 12 free pads each month, according to the Arizona Republic. They have to ask officers for more and can have up to 24 at one time, according 66

January 24, 2018 11:15 AM French prison guards blockade more than 100 prisons

PARIS – Picket lines have been set up outside 119 prisons across France as prison guards continued a nationwide protest over working conditions. A spokesman for the penitentiary administration said the situation remained "heavily deteriorated" in 45 prisons because of guards blocking entrances. Talks between Justice Ministry officials and prison guard 75

January 21, 2018 2:39 PM The Latest: Pope greets prisoners at residence in Peru

Pope Francis has had a special group of visitors call on him at the Vatican's residence in Peru: four prisoners who were released for a brief spell to greet him. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said the three men and one woman came from prisons in Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cuzco and Castro. The greeting took place before Francis presided over a morning prayer 85

December 21, 2017 2:10 PM Cameroon frees journalist who appealed prison sentence

YAOUNDE, Cameroon – A military appeals court in Cameroon has acquitted and freed a correspondent for Radio France International's Hausa service who had been sentenced to 10 years in prison for not denouncing acts of terrorism and laundering proceeds of terrorist acts. Ahmed Abba was arrested in northern Cameroon in July 2015 while investigating Boko Haram 65

December 4, 2017 8:33 PM The Latest: Prisons chief: Halfway house closure is warning

The head of Oklahoma's prison system says his decision to end a contract with a halfway house after lax oversight led to an inmate's death should serve as a warning to other state contractors who house offenders. Department of Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh said Monday the agency has struggled for years ensuring proper oversight at some of the halfway 76

November 28, 2017 9:47 PM Longest-serving US state prisons chief to retire next year

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The longtime head of Rhode Island's prison system and the longest-serving state prisons chief in the country is planning to retire. The governor's office on Tuesday said Department of Corrections Director A.T. Wall will retire in early 2018. Wall was appointed in 2000 and has been working in Rhode Island's criminal justice system for three 69

November 22, 2017 6:21 AM Ohio killer who survived execution files new court appeal

A condemned killer whose poor veins led Ohio to halt his execution has appealed a judge's decision upholding the state's lethal injection system. Death row inmate Alva Campbell argues that Ohio's process raises an unconstitutional risk of serious harm because the first of three drugs may not render inmates completely unconscious. Lawyers for Campbell 158

November 13, 2017 9:35 AM Dozens of detainees moved from a Yemeni secret prison

CAIRO – A senior Yemeni official and families of prisoners say dozens of detainees have been moved to a government-run prison in the southern city of Mukalla. The official said on Monday that 133 detainees were transferred from the Riyan airport. It's one of 18 secret prisons that an Associated Press investigation revealed as run by the United Arab Emirates 69