A South Carolina man will spend the next three years behind bars after refusing to pay for a $70 restaurant bill.
Authorities are looking for a South Carolina prison inmate who walked away from a work crew assignment.
A federal lawsuit on behalf of eight inmates at North Carolina’s Central Prison alleges correctional officers used “blind spots” out of view of security cameras to beat handcuffed and shackled inmates.
A state Probation, Parole and Pardon Services agent has been arrested after authorities say he gave a cellphone to a South Carolina inmate.
Authorities say Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker allowed hand-picked inmates to live in a dorm, have televisions and an iPad, go on trips to the lake and spend holidays with his family.
A bill that could send women to prison for going topless in public appears set for approval by the North Carolina legislature.
Two Charlotte men will spend about five years each in federal prison after running separate Ponzi investment schemes that prosecutors say collected a total of more than $6 million.
A South Carolina judge decided against prison time for a woman who left her newborn near death in the toilet of a sports arena after giving birth during the circus.
Prison officials in North Carolina are calling for a criminal investigation after inmates alleged correctional officers forced them to rub habanero hot sauce on their genitals, resulting in painful blisters.
There are places where people think they’re likely to find God, but the Florence County Detention Center usually isn’t one of them.