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The Adams County Sheriff told media that a homeless man broke a number of windows just so he could stay in jail and escape the cold.

A Mississippi man went on a window-breaking spree just so he could get arrested and stay in jail to escape the cold

A homeless man in Natchez, Mississippi, asked if he could stay in jail for shelter. Deputies told him he couldn't do so unless he was in custody.
The Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan is pictured above in 2009.

Lawyers for the guards accused of napping the night Jeffrey Epstein died say their clients are being unfairly blamed for the jail’s dysfunction

Michael Thomas and Tova Noel were guards at the Metropolitan Correctional Center tasked with supervising the inmates on the night Epstein died.

A$AP Rocky is reportedly designing new uniforms for the Swedish prison where he was held for a month on assault charges

A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, spent a month in a Swedish jail after he was detained in July over an altercation in Stockholm.

Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for murder

Former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean shot Atatiana Jefferson through a window of her home while she was playing video games with her nephew.

Kim Kardashian West helped a man who spent 23 years in prison finally get released

Momolu Stewart was 16 years old when he murdered an unarmed man. After serving nearly 23 in prison, a letter from Kardashian West helped set him free.

Audio reveals that jail staff debated who would pay medical bill of an inmate in an emergency situation. The inmate later died at the hospital.

Inmate Tracie Weaver needed emergency medical care after she had been vomiting for hours and had dangerously high blood pressure, ProPublica reported.

Shakespeare was Anwar’s ‘best companion’ in jail, he says

"I’m a happy man. I can talk about prison, I can joke about it," he said.

The woman who posted R. Kelly’s $100,000 bond wants her money back. A judge said no.

Valencia Love paid the R&B star's bond without realizing that federal investigations were ongoing against Kelly, her attorney said in court Tuesday.

Wendy Williams on Felicity Huffman’s 14-day sentence: ‘If she was black, it’d be 14 years’

On the season premiere of the "Wendy Williams Show," Wendy Williams said race and privilege were a factor in Felicity Huffman's sentence.

Felicity Huffman was just sentenced to 14 days behind bars. Here’s the difference between a jail and prison sentence.

Though the terms "jail" and "prison" are often used interchangeably, there's a difference between the two.