At least nine Illinois prison inmates could be moved to facilities outside of the state.
There were no TV cameras, no scrum of reporters, no protesters and there was no swagger inside the courtroom when the typically brash Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand to face critics who say he and his deputies racially profile Hispanics.
It's no secret that the Los Angeles County jails are a mess. The FBI is looking into excessive use of force by sheriff's deputies.
George Zimmerman is staying in a safehouse in Seminole County after bonding out of jail for the second time, his attorneys said Sunday.
After shutting down completely Wednesday for a facility-wide disinfecting process, the Oneida County jail is mostly back to business as usual today, officials said.
The current trend of prison downsizing in the United States may not succeed unless experts can advise policy makers promptly about which non-prison programs for convicts change offender behavior, says criminologist Joan Petersilia of Stanford Law School.
The graduates sat in neat rows Thursday, decked out in satin caps and gowns of blue and gold.
The state is broke and the state corrections system is broken, but the latter is in the midst of a fix, Pennsylvania's top jailer said Sunday.
The Shawnee County Commission on Thursday will consider buying a public safety radio system from Motorola Solutions for about $12.1 million.
So far, the only apparent solutions to California's budget crisis are increased revenues and draconian budget cuts. Legislative leaders have pledged to examine all options to avert further crippling reductions in
A federal judge has shot down the state's request to take back control of inmate healthcare within 30 days.
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Police in the U.S. don't require a warrant to go through a suspect's phone, according to a federal ruling.
U.S. police can search a cell phone for its number without having a warrant, according to a federal appeals court ruling.
Officers in Indiana found a number of cell phones at the scene of a drug bust, and searched each phone for its telephone number. Having the numbers allowed the government to subpoena the owners’ call histories, linking them to the drug-selling scheme.
One of the suspects, Abel Flores-Lopez, who was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison, argued on appeal that the police had no right to search the phone’s contents without a warrant.