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Louisiana plans to send jailed juveniles to the maximum security "Angola" prison in a move vehemently opposed by child welfare advocates.

Calls grew to free Brittney Griner from Russia over drug allegations after Biden announced a prisoner swap deal to release a different American prisoner from Russia in exchange for a Russian pilot convicted in the U.S. of similar charges on which the pro basketball star is being held.

At what is likely to be his last news conference of the year before leaving for a family Christmas vacation, President Obama on Friday vowed to destroy ISIS, reports NBC News.

Just weeks after a worker reportedly helped two inmates escape from an upstate New York prison, a similar case allegedly recently occurred in North Carolina. Kristopher Antonio McNeil, 29, was discovered missing Saturday morning from Brown Creek Correctional Institute in Polkton, N.C., about 40 miles southeast of Charlotte, the State Department of Public Safety said […]

When news broke that 200 girls were rescued from Boko Haram terror camps, many believed that the #BringBackOurGirls movement had taken a positive turn. However, according to reports, the girls who were rescued by Nigerian troops were not the ones kidnapped from the school in Chibok last April. “We have no idea where the Chibok […]

Jesse Jackson, Sr. spoke with Roland Martin Tuesday and confirmed reports that his son was placed in solitary confinement recently for advising other prisoners of their rights. He was later transferred to another prison. AP reported: Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from the federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum security prison […]