Charles Omedo has a degree in Mass Communication and a PGD in Digital Communication. He worked as a newspaper/magazine reporter and editor for many years. Now, he writes daily news articles for private clients. Charles has written for US/UK/Canadian/Indian clients on various niches. He currently writes prison news for loved ones of inmates on the Prison Rideshare Network.
Mother refuses to vaccinate her child
Parenting from Behind Bars

Mom Jailed For Refusing To Vaccinate Her Son; Child Vaccinated During Her Incarceration

A divorced 40-year-old mom in Ferndale, Detroit, Rebecca Bredow, was committed to 7 days in jail for refusing a court order to vaccinate her son. Bredow disagreed with her ex-husband, James Horne, on getting their 9-year-old son vaccinated. But the child was eventually given four shots of vaccination while his mother was away in jail Read More…

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Famous Prisoners Series

Murderer Phil Spector Begins Romantic Affair with New Lover in Prison

Phil Spector, a music producer turned murderer, has fallen head over heels in love in prison. What began as a prison correspondence has dovetailed into a romantic relationship. His new lover is Julie Johnson, the founder of an environmental design company in California. Close sources say Johnson fell for Spector because she loves his way Read More…

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Mass Incarceration

AIM Seeks For More Ways to Help Incarcerated Mothers in Alabama Prisons

Established in 1987 to provide helpful programs to incarcerated mothers, the Aid to Inmate Mothers (AIM) organization is seeking for more ways to help female inmates in Alabama prisons. The not-for-profit organization has several programs geared towards helping incarcerated women connect with their families and live successful lives outside when released. Based in Montgomery, AIM Read More…

North carolina jail inmate dies
Prison Suicides & Deaths

Unidentified Female Inmate Dies at North Carolina Jail after “Medical Distress”

An unidentified female inmate has died in hospital after developing “medical distress” at a North Carolina jail. The incident occurred at the Buncombe County Detention Center. The unnamed woman was brought to the jail on Friday after violating her probation. Correctional officers doing the rounds found the woman in medical distress inside her cell and Read More…

school to prison pipeline
School to Prison Pipeline

Current Issues with School-To-Prison Pipeline and Why Black Girls Are Mostly Affected

The school-to-prison pipeline concept refers to issues that take youths from schools into prison cells. It refers to how school displinary and law enforcement policies “connive” to push kids from schools into prisons. But this has gone beyond being a coined term, it is now a trend that is consuming youths and costing the government Read More…

women in prison
Prison System Issues US Federal Prison System

Formerly Incarcerated Women Describe Prison Life and Experiences for Women and Girls

The Marshall Project together with Teen Vogue sat down to examine what prison life is for women and girls. Ayana Thomas and Sarah Zarba were there – both formerly incarcerated women. Kyndia Riley, a teenage student who was only two years old when her parents were dispatched off to prison weighed in. And US Sen. Read More…

Fernando Belmontes dies before execution
Prison Suicides & Deaths

California Prison Inmate, Fernando Belmontes Marked for Execution Dies in Prison

California death row inmate Fernando Belmontes has died in prison of unknown causes. Fifty-six-year-old Belmontes had been on death row since 1982 when he was 21 years old. There are 750 prison inmates on death row in California. Sixteen of these are marked top priority for execution because they had exhausted all appeals to life. Read More…

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Prison Suicides & Deaths Prison Wives/Girlfriends

Wife of Deceased Inmate Seeks $75,000 Damage Against Summit County Jail

Elizabeth Jordan, has filed a lawsuit against Summit County Jail at the US District Court in Akron for the hanging of her husband, Wayne K. Jordan. Elizabeth is asking for $75,000 in compensation, payment for attorney fees and legal injunction against the Summit County jail. She is suing for the wrongful death of her husband Read More…