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A Brazilian drug lord who tried to escape prison dressed like his 19-year-old daughter is now dead

Clauvino da Silva, known as "Shorty," reportedly hanged himself three days after his foiled prison escape attempt.

Sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown, who was sentenced to life at 16 for killing a man who had hired her for sex, has been released from prison

Brown was granted clemency in January by then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam after Kim Kardashian West and other celebrities lobbied for her release.

A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape prison disguised as his 19-year-old daughter

Clauvino da Silva, also known as "Shorty," was stopped by officials before walking out of the prison in the western part of Rio de Janeiro.

Rapper A$AP Rocky, who was just charged with assault, has been sitting in a Swedish jail for nearly 3 weeks. Here are 7 photos that show what prisons ...

The rapper A$AP Rocky has spent nearly three weeks in a Swedish jail following an altercation in Stockholm.
A woman was filmed licking a tub of ice cream then putting it back in the supermarket freezer.

The woman who licked a tub of ice cream then put it back in a supermarket freezer in a viral video could face up to 20 years in prison

The police in Lufkin, Texas, said that the product had been found and that officers were working to identify the "Lufkin Licker" and her accomplice.
Televerde trains and employs incarcerated women in Perryville, a prison center in Arizona.

This call center company relies on a workforce of incarcerated women to help companies like Microsoft, SAP, and Dell power their customer support

Women who were incarcerated in Perryville share what it's like to work at Televerde while in prison, as well as how it helped them after their release.

Bill Cosby is spending his time in prison lecturing other inmates on parenting and how to be positive role models

Bill Cosby is spending his time in prison lecturing around 200 other inmates at a time about parenting and how to stay out of trouble after parole.

A veteran died in jail and his brain, heart, and throat were mysteriously removed from his body — and now his family wants answers

Army veteran Everett Palmer Jr. died over a year ago, but a number of things about his untimely death in jail still don't make any sense.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday confronted the CEO of a drug company of the high cost of an HIV prevention drug.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Paul Manafort shouldn’t be held in solitary confinement, calls the method ‘torture’

"A prison sentence is not a license for [government] torture and human rights violations. That's what solitary confinement is," Ocasio-Cortez wrote.
Maxine Feldstein of Fayetteville, Arkansas, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for posing as a deputy and smuggling her boyfriend out of jail.

A woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for pretending to be a deputy to get her boyfriend out of jail

Maxine Feldstein of Fayetteville, Arkansas, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for posing as a deputy and smuggling her boyfriend out of a county jail.