Heidi Smith is an avid writer that boasts an array of credits in authoring blogs, articles, and books. She has an extensive experience in online writing and a myriad of expertise in online web development and inbound marketing. Heidi prides herself on delivering well-written content that engages, enlightens, and entertains readers. She currently writes prison news stories for Prison Rideshare Network.

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Breaking News Famous Prisoners: Charles Manson Dead at 83

One of the most famous prisoners of all time, Charles Manson has died at age 83 of natural causes in a California hospital near the prison that has served as his home for more than 45 years. The head of the Manson Family was found guilty in 1971 of orchestrating the murders of seven people, […]

Allen County Jail to Make inmates pay for tablet use
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Tablets Are Now Available for Inmates at the Winnebago County Jail

Inmates at the Winnebago County jail in Rockford, Illinois now have access to tablets that can be used as phones and for approved classes. The inmates can use the tablets between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Inmate Tablets for Winnebago County Jail Detainees The tablets cannot be used to browse the Internet and they don’t have social […]

Wanda Barzee and Brian David Mitchell when they were young, in love... and FREE.
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Where Are Elizabeth Smart’s Kidnappers Now?

Remember Elizabeth Smart? Ever wonder where her kidnappers  have been and where they are now? We have the scoop on the past and current prison homes of now infamous and famous prisoners Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee. Capturing 14-Year Old Elizabeth Smart in 2002 In 2002, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was woken up in the room […]

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Wentworth Miller Pitches Amazing Storyline for Prison Break Season 6

JUST weeks after Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring revealed that the upcoming reboot would mark the Fox drama’s end, Wentworth Miller has assured the show could have a longer future than initially reported. Prison Break Season 5 May Not Be the Finale Filming for the fifth season is currently well underway, with nine more episodes […]

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The Reason Behind Oprah Winfrey Prison Story Pitch on 60 Minutes (Video)

Oprah Winfrey believes the use of solitary confinement deserves scrutiny, which is why she pitched a story about the topic for this week’s 60 Minutes broadcast. As a Special Contributor, Winfrey details how she ended up in a prison cell at the most notorious state penitentiary in America: Pelican Bay State Prison in California (PBSP). Oprah Winfrey’s Day in […]

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Famous Prisoners: O.J. Simpson Cashing in On Autographed Helmets

That was fast as lightening! Or… as fast as the O.J. Simpson aka the Juice wanted to start cashing in on his name and fame after being released from prison in Nevada nearly over a week ago! Brand new autographed O.J. Simpson memorabilia has already hit the market — just 10 days after Juice signed a bunch […]

Angela L Blari dead in prison
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Female inmate Died at Bartholomew County Jail

A female inmate died at the Bartholomew County Jail in Columbus and the cause of her death will not be out until the last week of October. The Indiana State Police is investigating the case. Blair Collapsed at Jail On October 7, jail officers responded to a report that inmate Angela L. Blair required medical […]

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Allen County Jail Prisoners & Their Loved Ones Using Tablets for Communication

Allen County Jail inmates have been using secure computer tablets for communication and other activities, the sheriff’s department announced Friday. The jail currently has more than 700 inmates with tablets assigned to them. Each inmate receives a tablet upon intake to the jail, with some exceptions made. A statement from the sheriff’s department said: “All of […]

O.J Simpson spends first night in Vegas
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O.J. Simpson Spends First ‘Free’ Night Amid Vegas Shooting Chaos

Newly sprung, former football star O.J. Simpson changed his plans to travel to Florida immediately after his release early Sunday morning in order to omit the drama caused by Hurricane Irma. He decided instead to stay in “Sin City” on an evening that will forever be remembered as, “The Night of the Vegas Concert Massacre.” […]

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 […]