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.
Prison Suicides & Deaths

Wake Sheriff Donnie Harrison Says Part of Jail Where Lara-Pineda Hanged Himself Was Supervised

Following the death of Jose Humberto Lara-Pineda in a Wake jail, Wake Sheriff Donnie Harrison has written to explain a few things that others got wrong. In a four-page letter to state officials, Sheriff Harrison debunks claims that the part of the jail where Lara-Pineda hanged himself was not supervised. The jail is located in Read More…

Recidivism in the US

Texas’ Prison Treatment and Rehabilitation Program Necessitates White House Meeting

The treatment and rehabilitation programs in Texas prisons have necessitated a White House conference. The conference was to study Texas’ prison reentry model and modify it for federal prisons across the country. The ultimate aim is to reintegrate former inmates into the society rather than allow them to find their ways back to prison. The Read More…

Prison TV, Series, Movies, Games

Prison Movie Review: Like Prison Break, Lucknow Central Is Partial Disaster

Just like Prison Break, the new prison movie Lucknow Central is a partial disaster. It is not only similar to Prison Break and Qaidi Band, Lucknow Central takes on their seeming deficiencies. A jail break movie is supposed to be suspense-filled with a feeling of urgency. Farhan Akhtar’s jail break film started with a big Read More…

ReMerge Prison Mom Graduates Chrystal Kinsey, Moore, Jamie Goodin, Bridgette Brown
Parenting from Behind Bars Prison Kids

Fighting Recidivism: ReMerge Keeps Prison Mothers & Their Children Together

Keeping women in prisons costs the government a lot of money yearly. And housing a pregnant woman or children with their mothers in prisons costs even more. But both the government and support groups want to fight recidivism by keeping mothers and children out of prisons. More importantly, they want to keep children of incarcerated Read More…

Beaumont, Texas was underwater during Hurricane Harvey. Its federal prison was underwater too!
Prison System Issues US Federal Prison System

Rep Lloyd Doggett Questions the Bureau of Prisons Over Rumors Following Hurricane Harvey

The rumor mill has gone wild at Beaumont federal prison after Hurricane Harvey. There are wild rumors of inmates’ deaths and health threats after reports claimed that Beaumont federal prisoners were not evacuated. Now, Representative Lloyd Doggett is probing into the events surrounding Harvey and federal prisoners. US Rep. Lloyd Doggett of Austin, together with Read More…

The Federal Bureau of Prisons refused to evacuate inmates during Hurricanes Irma & Harvey, leaving them in flooded cells like caged animals.
Prison System Issues US Federal Prison System

US Federal Prisoners Abandoned & Left Like Caged Animals During Harvey & Irma

Thousands of federal prisoners were left locked up in prisons like caged animals while Hurricanes Irma and Harvey raged. Most inmates in state prisons in Texas and Florida were evacuated to “safety.” But none of those incarcerated in federal prisons were safe. Federal Bureau of Prisons Under Investigation The Federal Bureau of Prisons has now Read More…

OJ Costing Nevada taxpayers a lot of money. Where will he finally call home?
Famous Prisoners Series

Why Are Authorities Keeping OJ Simpson’s Release Date a Big Secret?

Why is O.J. Simpson’s release date shrouded in mystery? That is the question everyone is asking at the moment. The Pro Football Hall of Famer has been granted parole. But, authorities aren’t saying when he’ll get out. Why are the authorities not willing to reveal his release date? The answer is simpler than can be Read More…

Looter takes over the streets in the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma causes major chaos.
Prison System Issues

Breaking News: 40 High-Risk Prisoners Escaped From Prison During Hurricane Irma

A leaked government memo reveals 40 high-risk prisoners escaped from a Caribbean prison at British Virgin Island. Hurricane Irma was responsible for the inmates escaping. Security reports show that there is current breakdown of law and order in the Caribbean. British troops are already deployed to the area. The prison is located in the island of Read More…

460 inmates were transferred from Florida Keys jail before Hurricane Irma
Prison System Issues

Breaking News: Authorities Abandon Almost 4,500 Inmates During Hurricane Irma Prison Evacuations

About 4,500 inmates were left behind with nowhere to run to during Hurricane Irma prison evacuations in Florida. The inmates were abandoned when thousands of prisoners were evacuated during the storm. The prison evacuation has been termed as one of the largest in the US in recent times. Over 7,000 prisoners were moved from local, Read More…

Margaret Atwood’s prison movie Alias Grace is set to hit Netflix on November 3.
Prison TV, Series, Movies, Games

Margaret Atwood’s Prison Movie, Alias Grace, To Premiere on Netflix (Video)

Margaret Atwood’s prison movie is set to premiere on Netflix on November 3. It’s based on the Canadian author’s book, Alias Grace. It has been adapted into a Netflix prison movie. The book was published in 1996. Another of Atwood’s novels, The Handmaid’s Tale, has been adapted for TV by Hulu. Most of Atwood’s books are about Read More…