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Kia Hampton, 28, was arrested on May 26 in Allen County, Ohio, after authorities caught her carrying 2.82 grams of marijuana into the Allen Correctional Institution. According to police, Hampton was attempting to smuggle the drugs for inmate Jeremy Kelly, reported the Courier-Journal. In 2010, Hampton was crowned Miss Kentucky USA when she was 21 years […]

The defendants claim they suffered psychological damage and were denied medical attention when Fox taped the hit show at their detention center.

https://twitter.com/Blavity/status/847818466652454912 Mark Jimmerson lost his life too soon and a family is left heartbroken. The 21-year-old, who was arrested in February 2016 on felony charges that included robbery with a dangerous weapon, was pronounced dead in an Oklahoma County jail cell on Saturday. Jimmerson suffered from asthma and had placed several calls to his mother, complaining about trouble […]

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans on renovating Rikers Island.

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Black women have become accustomed to hearing negative statistics about their finances, health and marriageability, but there is one statistic that has improved dramatically. According to recent reports, Black women are going to jail much less, while white women’s incarceration rates have skyrocketed. The Washington Post reports: The U.S. imprisonment rate has been declining for […]

  We’ve been waiting and today Netflix announced that season five of Orange Is the New Black will return June 9th – they also released a 15-second teaser…

The Texas House County Affairs Committee has reportedly laid the groundwork for a new piece of legislation that would be known as the Sandra Bland Act.

Nicki Minaj's brother Jelani Maraj was in court on Friday for the rape case in which he's being accused of predatory assault of a child.

A young emcee was reportedly convicted after making threats against police in a rap song. Now, the 22-year-old is in the process of appealing the judge's decision...

Salandy, who was arrested by detectives a few hours after the incident, never asked why he was being taken into custody.

Chicago native Farad Polk is finally receiving his just due after being accidentally locked up in a Chi-Town jail for 31 hours.