Seven employees at a Taylorsville prison have lost their jobs amid an ongoing investigation into the death of a mentally ill inmate who had been held in solitary confinement.
A former nurse at the Cherokee County jail has been arrested and accused of having sex with an inmate.
North Carolina corrections officers and McDowell County sheriff’s deputies have captured an inmate who escaped from the Buncombe County Correctional Center.
State and local police are looking for an inmate who escaped from the Buncombe Correctional Center.
A court-appointed expert says North Carolina’s Central Prison still has blind spots that are hidden from the view of new security cameras added last year following inmate abuse allegations.
Authorities have ruled the death of a York County jail inmate charged with killing his mother and a neighbor as a suicide.
The North Carolina Division of Prisons says its staff acted appropriately when it pepper sprayed a mentally ill inmate locked in a tiny cell.
A former Berkeley County jail guard has been charged with assaulting an inmate.
Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright says he has fired four jail guards after an investigation into their behavior with an inmate last month.
Authorities are looking for a South Carolina prison inmate who walked away from a work crew assignment.