Man Cleared Of Rape After 35 Years Gets $1.7 MillionA man wrongly convicted of rape was awarded $1.7 million on Wednesday under a new Michigan law that allowed him to seek state compensation for the 35 years he spent in prison.
Ex-Priest In Boston Sex Abuse Scandal Released From PrisonA notorious figure in Boston's Roman Catholic priest sex abuse scandal was quietly released from prison Friday morning after completing a 12-year sentence for the rape of a boy in the 1980s.
O.J. Simpson Triumphant, Others Devastated As He Gets ParoleBarring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole board the bungled hotel-room heist he pulled nearly 10 years ago was a monumental error in judgment and one he will never repeat.
3 Federal Prison Guards Charged With Sex Abuse Of InmatesA federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and would be turned over to immigration authorities was among three guards arrested Thursday in a prison sexual abuse scandal, authorities said.
Fiancee: Aaron Hernandez Thought He Was Going To Be FreedFormer NFL player Aaron Hernandez sounded as if he thought he would soon be freed in his last conversation with his fiancee before he killed himself.
Corrections Officer Killed in Del. Hostage SituationOne officer was killed after a hostage situation at a correctional facility in Delaware.
Prisoners Take Employees Hostage At Del. Maximum Security PrisonA maximum security prison in Delaware is on lockdown as officials respond to a hostage situation.
Resentencing Ordered in Prison Contraband Drone CaseMaryland's second-highest court says a man sentenced to 13 years in prison for trying to fly contraband into a maximum-security state prison aboard an aerial drone must be resentenced.
Md. Prison Workers Claim State Withholding Overtime And PayDozens of prison employees say they are being shortchanged by the staff. It has sparked outrage and protests across Baltimore.
2 Fired From State Prison Agency Say They Are WhistleblowersTwo Maryland prison agency managers who were fired amid misconduct allegations say they are whistleblowers who lost their jobs.
Report Says Prison Spending Outpacing Education Budget The U.S. Department of Education has found that Maryland's spending on prisons is growing at a rate that's twice as fast as spending on education.
Contraband Found In Truck Making Delivery To PrisonCorrections officials say officers at an entrance to a prison in Jessup found hidden boxes containing cellphones attached to a truck making a delivery.