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This is extremely unsettling. A handgun was found in between a prisoner’s buttocks during a cavity search. Daily Mail reports: Darquan R. Lee, 21, was being booked into Cumberland County Jail in Bridgeton, New Jersey, on a contempt of court warrant when the weapon was discovered. When he arrived at a police station he asked to […]

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The rekindled relationship between the United States and Cuba has taken yet another step forward. On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Obama plans on moving Cuba off the government’s list of nations that support terrorism. The decision came after a meeting between President Obama and Raúl Castro, President of Cuba, that took place […]

Lawrence Phillips is reportedly being suspected of killing his prison cellmate this past weekend, after he was found unresponsive when taken to a hospital. According to reports, the former running back is believed to have murdered Damion Soward, who was serving an 82 years to life sentence for murder. BuzzFeed reports: Officials are also investigating […]

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Two Florida corrections officers and one former officer trainee have been arrested in a plot to kill a Black inmate who was being released from prison, the Florida Attorney General’s office said Thursday, according to CNN. The men, Thomas Jordan Driver, 25; David Elliot Moran, 47; and Charles Thomas Newcomb, 42, were charged with conspiracy […]

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When Frederick Hutson landed in prison at the age of 24 on a drug trafficking charge in Florida, he was surprised to learn that it cost $17 to make a 15-minute interstate phone call, according to the Huffington Post. The exorbitant rate made it difficult to stay in touch with family. That’s when the seeds […]

The Giudices’ idea of a family photo has definitely changed over the past few months. Joe Giudice took his four daughters to visit their mom, Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice, as she serves her time in prison for fraud charges. The photo was taken in the visitation room at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut and […]

After serving Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, Gucci Mane releases yet another new EP titled Dessert. How fitting. The three-track EP features production by Atlanta’s hottest super producers, Mike WiLL Made-It, Honorable C-Note, and Purp. Fans can even expect another musical offering from the jailed rapper next week. (This guy doesn’t stop.) Still no word on […]

UPDATED, 12:56 PM EST, 3-10-15: A Good Samaritan at New York’s Rikers Island prison was beaten up Thursday by other prisoners who were upset that he failed to credit them for also assisting a corrections officer who was being sexually assaulted by a convicted sex criminal, a jail source tells the New York Daily News. […]

Suge Knight is back in jail after he spent another day in the hospital for “stomach problems,” according to his attorney. The hip-hop mogul was taken to the hospital from a West Los Angeles Courthouse during an arraignment where he would please guilty or not guilty to charges of threatening a woman he allegedly stole […]

Three white men who viciously beat and ran over 47-year-old car plant worker James Craig Anderson in 2011 were sentenced to federal prison for what they admitted was the result of them “hunting black people to attack.” The young men, Deryl Paul Dedmon, John Aaron Rice, and Dylan Wade Butler, were sentenced to 50 years, […]

It’s been almost two months since viral rapper Bobby Shmurda was arrested during an NYPD raid of Quad Studios, and although he’s keeping his spirits high, the journey hasn’t been an easy one. With multiple counts of conspiracy, criminal endangerment, weapons use, and criminal use of drug paraphernalia looming over his head, the “Hot Boy” rapper […]

A pregnant woman who killed another pregnant woman in a 2012 car crash was recently sentenced to 15 years in prison. Pleading guilty to two counts of DUI manslaughter, 37-year-old Rosa Rivera Kim not only killed 26-year-old, 7-month pregnant Alanna DeMella, but her unborn child as well. Daily Mail reports: DeMella was killed when Kim […]