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.
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.
A video reveals what led to Michael Sabbie's death in jail. Sabbie told corrections staff at least 19 times that he couldn't breathe.
In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF shouts out one of his friends who got him in trouble for shoplifting when they were kids. This friend, Nigel, has gotten him in trouble for other things as well. GRIFF just found out that his friend Nigel is in jail. So GRIFF sends out a prayer to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday cut short the sentences of 214 federal inmates, including 67 life sentences, in what the White House called the largest batch of commutations on a single day in more than a century. Almost all the prisoners were serving time for nonviolent crimes related to cocaine, methamphetamine or […]
How can a person who commits murder or rapes a child receive lesser time than an individual who is charged with a low-level drug offense?
The Brooklyn District Attorney on Thursday announced plans to drop charges against an on-duty postal worker who was arrested in March, reports DNAinfo New York. “In the interest of justice, I asked the court to dismiss the disorderly conduct charge,” Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said in a statement. Glenn Grays, 27, was charged with disorderly conduct […]