Authorities say an officer at the Union County jail has been arrested after pushing a female inmate against a wall, causing her to cut her head.
Sheriff’s deputies say a 44-year-old inmate has hanged himself at the Lancaster County jail just one day after he was arrested.
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.