Philadelphia criminal justice system activates new tool to predict recidivism.
Recidivism in the US

Philadelphia’s New Technology to Predict Recidivism Without Race

Philadelphia has innovated a new technology that can predict recidivism. It’s a new tool designed to predict whether an inmate will re-offend, won’t factor in race. However, it will consider prior convictions. With the help of the tool, the newly arrested suspects will be welcomed to the criminal justice system of Philadelphia. As soon as you […]

Jeremy Meeks talks reality tv show
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Prison Bae Jeremy Meeks in Works for Own Reality TV Show

Jeremy Meeks was a prisoner before he became famous, and it was his prison mugshot that garnered him the nickname Prison Bae after one of his social media posts went viral. This and the National media coverage of him made him one of the most recognized felons of 2014 – but now there have been […]

Oj Simpson hero to felon
Famous Prisoners Series

’48 Hours’ Airs ‘O.J. Simpson: Endgame’ Just 1 Day Before His Prison Release

James Brown, CBS News special correspondent, is now reporting on the O.J. Simpson trial which changed the face of America. Brown is briefing the world on what is ahead for the famous prisoner in ‘O.J. Simpson: Endgame.’ 48 Hours Special – O.J. Simpson: Endgame It is clear that the country is divided once again over […]

Haunted Halloween Tours: “Escape from Blood Prison” Opens on October 12
Prison Tours

Haunted Halloween Tours: Escape from Blood Prison Opens on October 12

Lovers of Haunted Halloween tours are in for a hellish experience at the Ohio State Reformatory this fall. Starting from October 12 through November 5, tourists will watch Escape from Blood Prison in all its gory details. During this event, selected actors will be dressed in horror costumes with creepy background music to draw out […]

woman in douglas county found dead in jail cell
Prison Suicides & Deaths

Douglas County Jail – Woman Found Dead in Jail Cell

A 46 year old woman, Susan D. Kiscoan, was found dead at her single-person Douglas County Jail Cell. According to jail authorities her lifeless body was discovered on Thursday at 4:21 a.m. While confirming the incident, jail authorities said that the cause of death is yet to be established. Medical staff responding to the incident […]

anthony weiner crying when sentenced
Famous Prisoners Series

Famous Prisoners: Paying the Price, Anthony Weiner Sentenced for Sexting

Former New York-based Anthony Weiner was sentenced Tuesday to serve 21 months in jail. He was convicted of sending sexually explicit material to a 15-year-old girl over his phone. No Privileged Justice for Anthony Weiner “It is a serious crime that deserves serious punishment,” Judge Denise Cote said while imposing her sentence. The prosecution had asked […]

Jodi Arias Request Prison Leave for Funeral of Her father
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Famous Prisoners: Jodi Arias May Request Leave from Prison for Dad’s Funeral

Famous prisoner Jodi Arias has lost her father. A family member says she might request for a supervised visit to attend her father’s funeral. Jodi is serving a life sentence for the 2008 murder of boyfriend Travis Alexander. Jodi’s father, William A. Arias, 68, died on September 19. The family member said the news of […]

Susan Smith Drowned Her Two Sons
Famous Prisoners Series

The Prison Life of Susan Smith, Woman Who Drowned Her 2 Sons

Susan Smith was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1994 for murdering her two sons. She strapped both boys into their seats at the back of her car and rolled it into a lake. Michael, the elder son was three years old and Alex was only 14 months old. Smith killed both boys because she was […]

Famous Prison Tours
Prison Tours

6 Historical Famous Prisons You Must Visit in the US (Galleries)

When traveling, globetrotters have an endless range of possibilities to discover our planet. We can find people who do adventure tourism, sports (to follow their favorite team in a certain contest), musical (touring a particular band tour) and even funera;. But, have you ever thought of famous prisons as the main attraction? Touring the Most […]

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and Hurrican Harvey
Prison Visits & Issues

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Set to Transition to Video Visitation

Effective October 10, 2017, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in Harvey, Louisiana will no longer accept in-person visits for inmates and their families and friends. The center will transition to a prison video visitation system, allowing prison loved ones to “visit” using their computers and mobile devices. In-person jail visits will be limited to professionals […]