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New eBook: Felon’s 2019 Guide to Finding a Job & Becoming an Entrepreneur

Prison Rideshare Network is proud to announce the launch of the eBook The Felon’s 2019 Guide to Finding a Job & Becoming an Entrepreneur. And, it’s FREE to download on Amazon from Wednesday, 11/21 to Sunday, 11/25. This is a useful tool for anyone currently or formerly incarcerated and/or with a felony record. Don’t let your Read More…

Marc Sorrentino (left) alongside his brother Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, during a happier time before tax evasion.
Breaking News Famous Prisoners Series

Famous Prisoners: What’s the Deal with The Situation Going to Prison?

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino begins his prison term on January 15, 2019 after he was sentenced for tax evasion in October 2018. Jersey Shore fans have been glued to their TVs watching the crew during the Family Vacation installment. Now, everyone’s talking about the impending prison sentence of Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino. Reality star The Situation begins Read More…

A mental inmate in a straight jacket sitting in her padded cell, trapped in the prison of her own mind and poor mental healthcare.
Breaking News Prison Health Issues

Another Psychiatrist Files Complaint on Mental Health in California Prisons

A new whistleblower complaint from a California Prison psychiatrist sheds light on the inadequate mental health treatment provided for inmates in need. Psychiatric care improvement for California prisoners has been a combat over the years. A federal judge has decided to take action to safeguard yet another psychiatric who has filed a prison mental healthcare Read More…

An Ohio voting sticker discarded in the street, more than likely symbolic of Issue 1 not succeeding in the recent election.
Breaking News Mass Incarceration

Issue 1 Ohio – Failure That Keeps Drug Offenders from Their Families

The proposal set to moderate penalties for a number of drug offenders was a failure. Ohio voters and families eventually saw too many weaknesses on Issue 1. According to early informal election results, the proposal measure was failing 65% to 35%. On November, 6, the Associated Press announced that Issue 1 had failed. Possession Charges Read More…

Gypsy Rose Blanchard smiling during everyday life in prison after playing a part in her mother's murder.
Breaking News Famous Prisoners Series School to Prison Pipeline

Famous Prisoners: How Murder Freed Gypsy Rose Blanchard from Illness

After years of fake illness, Gypsy Rose Blanchard was sentenced to prison for her mother’s murder. She’s more free behind bars than in her own home. Dee Dee Blanchard was stabbed to death in 2015. Her daughter, Gypsy Rose Blanchard, plead guilty to the crime. One would think at this point, Gypsy is facing the Read More…

Fernanda Jacqueline Dávila barely recognized her mother when she first arrived at the airport in Honduras.
Breaking News Prison Kids Trump's Migrants & Immigrants

Legally Kidnapped: 2-Year-Old Fernanda Becomes a Famous Prisoner

With all that’s happening in America, it’s no wonder many of us have never heard the story of 2-year-old Fernanda Jacqueline Dávila. This Tegucigalpa, Honduras native is probably the youngest prisoner to ever appear before a judge alone in the US. Fernanda is a little girl… a toddler with brown hair and eyes. For three months, she Read More…

Sextortion Pay Me Message
Breaking News Prison Contraband

US Army Soldiers Catfished by Prisoners Behind Bars Posing as Underage Girls

Sextortion is about extorting people. These schemes are popular among criminals, including South Carolina prisoners, who catfished and blackmailed US Army soldiers. According to a search warrant filed in a Charleston, South Carolina Federal Court, soldiers that planned on meeting a woman they assumed was close to their ages. Yet, she was anything but that. Read More…

Bryan Perry died while in custody at Clackamas County Jail in Oregon City. 
Breaking News Prison Suicides & Deaths

Multiple Deaths in Oregon Jails & Prisons Lead to Lawsuits Against Corizon Health

Imagine the shock of the news of yet another death of an inmate. This makes four in one month in Oregon DOC facilities. Yes, that’s right, just a month! These prisoners’ deaths did not take place at the same OR correctional facilities. However, some have raised eye brows of suspicion to the news. Or, could Read More…

Solitary Confinement Cell: Inside the Box
Breaking News Solitary Confinement

Architects Debate Over Building Solitary Confinement Units in US Prisons

The prison industry is worth billions of dollars in America. Architects who build and design prisons feel that one aspect of their job is not right: solitary confinement cells As lucrative as these facilities are, a vast number of American architects have expressed a strong will to abandon solitary confinement cells altogether. American Architects Call for Read More…