For those behind bars, a visit from a family member or friend can make serving time bearable. In-person visits allow children to develop relationships with their incarcerated parents and allow…
White House officials and a bipartisan group of senators are mounting an ambitious effort to push criminal justice legislation through Congress by the end of the year, four sources close to the process told CNN.
The head of the Mississippi Department of Corrections is now asking the FBI to help investigate the deaths of 15 inmates who died in August.
Prisons are supposed to be the most difficult buildings to escape from. Yet inmates still break free -- sometimes with dramatic helicopter stunts, sometimes just by slipping through the cracks (literally).
The White House brought together unlikely allies in support of prison reform on Friday, leading to the surprising sight of liberal pundit Van Jones sharing a venue with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner.