Tina Karen has been a lifestyle blogger for a while now. As she writes her many blog posts, she makes sure to highlight all the major points of interests rather than only emphasizing the areas she finds preferable. Tina possess a soft voice that comes in handy and enables her to do voice overs. She currently writes news articles for prison loved ones on the Prison Rideshare Network.
A group of Issue 1 supporters posing for a picture.
Latest News Prison Reforms

Prisons & Death: What You Need to Know About Issue 1 Ohio

Issue 1 Ohio is set for the ballot. It seeks to reduce the sentences for drug-related offences. There are proponents and supporters with their arguments. Coroners in Ohio have a big problem with an agenda on the statewide ballot. Their association has voiced their concerns. They state they will not support the measures that make Read More…

Bill Cosby frowning while being escorted on a dim day.
Breaking News Famous Prisoners Series

Bill Cosby Appeals His Prison Term, Requests New Trial

Bill Cosby’s attorneys have filed an appeal to the judge who sentenced him. The allege discretion with the judge, and seek the sentence vacated. Bill Cosby has recently filed a petition to the judge that sentenced him requesting a reduction of his sentence. As we know, Cosby was charged with sexual assault. He appealed to Read More…

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Breaking News Prison Reforms

Is Kanye West About to Become President Trump’s New UN Ambassador?

President Trump and Jared Kushner will meet with Rapper Kanye West on Thursday, October 11. They plan to discuss gang violence and prison reform in Chicago. Many people on Twitter are making speculations. They believe that it’s no coincidence that Kanye is meeting with Trump right after Nikki Haley’s UN Ambassador resignation. They are insinuating Read More…

Pictures of Ronald Coleman and Brian Y. Ambroise, two prison officers accused of sexually assaulting prison inmates.
Bad Prison COs Crimes Against Women Inmates Latest News

Officers Charged with Sexual Assault at a New Jersey Women’s Prison

NJ Advance Media discovered sexual assault of inmates at the only New Jersey women’s prison. These assaults were being carried out by the employees.   Sexual Assault Scandal in New Jersey Prison Sexual assault indictments from New Jersey’s only women’s prison have been filed. One correctional officer has formerly been charged with sexual assault. He Read More…

A prisoner with his back turned in a prison cell behind a scratched window.
Latest News Prison Health Issues US Federal Prison System

Alabama DOC Fails to Meet Deadlines, Could Be Held in Contempt

Alabama prisons to answer why they have not met deadlines to improve staffing and issues for the lawsuit filed on behalf of mentally ill inmates. Myron Thompson, a U.S District Judge, issued an order against the Alabama DOC. The judge acted on a request made by inmates’ lawyers who filed a lawsuit against the DOC. Read More…

Wanda Barzee - The 'Monster' Mom Who Helped Kidnap Elizabeth Smart and Hold Her Captive for Months.
Famous Prisoners Series Latest News

Wanda Barzee’s Mental Health Called Into Question Just Before Prison Release

Wanda Barzee is an embarrassment to her Salt Lake City, Utah family after she took part in the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart. Now, with her release from prison scheduled for today, her mental health is being questioned. When Barzee and husband Brian David Mitchell did the kidnapping, Smart was only a teenager. Barzee was a professional Read More…

Dirty Drinking Water
Breaking News Prison Health Issues Women's Prisons

Women’s Prison Serves Inmates & Prison Babies Copper-Contaminated Water

Inmates at a Nebraska Women’s Prison complain of dirty, tannish water. Reports say copper levels are too high, including inside the prison’s baby nursery. For a couple of years now, inmates at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) in York have complained about the water quality in the facility. This is the water they Read More…

Tasker Spruill in Court. He was exonerated, then sent back to prison again.
Latest News Wrongful Convictions

Tasker Spruill Was Exonerated. So, Why Is He Headed Back to Prison?

Just 14 months after vacating Tasker Spruill’s guilty conviction, the appeals court has changed its mind. He has been reincarcerated after already spending 23 years in prison. A judge in Brooklyn recently gave an order to re-incarcerate Tasker Spruill, 51. It was only 14 months after he was exonerated and released from prison. The decision Read More…

Oregon has implemented a Veteran Unit at one of its prisons. Yet, it illegally takes money from disabled veteran inmates.
Latest News Prison System Issues

Oregon DOC Investigated for Illegally Taking Money from Disabled Veterans

Last year, the Oregon Legislature came up with a way to collect debts from its prisoners. Yet, an exception was made where they forbade the Oregon Department of Corrections (ORDOC) from collecting any money from its veterans’ disability checks. Oregon Youth Authority Working to Ensure Juveniles Complete Education While in the System Oregon DOC Disobeys Read More…

A Texas State prison unit is submerged by water from the flooded Brazos River in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in Rosharon, Texas
Latest News Prison Riots, Strikes, Evacuations

Hurricane Florence Prison Evacuations Updates: Who’s Not Evacuating?

Due to the threat posed by Hurricane Florence, many have been forced to flee their homes in search of safety. This is however not the case for everyone, especially prison inmates. As bad as the storm has been described to be, all orders that have been put out for people to vacate immediately. Despite the Read More…