Federal Bureau Of Prisons News
Coal King Don Blankenship Reports to Low Security California Prison
West Virginia coal boss Donald Blankenship has reported to a low security prison in California to begin his one-year sentence, a spokesperson for the Federal Bureau of Prisons told ABC News.
New Details of Joe Giudice's Life in Prison
A week after Joe Giudice reported to Federal Correction Institute Fort Dix, he's begun to settle into his new, highly-regimented routine. According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons handbook for FCI Fort Dix -- located in central New Jersey, about 30 miles east of Philadelphia -- the reality TV
Armed Bank Robbery Suspect Shot, Killed in Miami Had Escaped From Half-Way House, Police Say
The suspected armed bank robber who was shot dead in Miami Beach, Florida, was allegedly a prisoner who escaped from his "half-way house," police said. The man killed in Saturday's shooting was 51-year-old David Winesett, who was in the custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons and had been
Family Files Suit in San Francisco Pier Killing: 'Nobody Has Taken Responsibility'
The family of Kate Steinle, the woman gunned down on a San Francisco pier this summer, filed a lawsuit today over her death. The lawsuit names San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management . "We're frustrated," Brad Steinle,
San Francisco Pier Shooting: Sheriff Defends April Release of Suspect Francisco Sanchez
The Sheriff of San Francisco is defending the earlier release of an undocumented immigrant who's now been charged in connection with a deadly shooting on a San Francisco pier. Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi said today that federal authorities did not provide the legal basis his department would have needed
Teresa Giudice Sentenced to Serve Time at Prison in Danbury
Teresa Giudice will kick off 2015 by reporting to prison. On Jan. 5, the reality TV star is expected report to a federal prison camp in Danbury, Connecticut -- the same facility that serves as the setting for Piper Kerman's memoir, " Orange Is the New Black ." Judge Esther Salas, who oversaw
It's Still Legal to Shackle Women During Childbirth in America
A new bipartisan amendment to comprehensive immigration reform would place a federal ban on the practice of shackling pregnant women who are in immigration detention to their hospital beds during childbirth. Amazingly, the practice of "shackling" is still legal in at least 32 states in the country.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Medical Care Is Covered at Federal Facility
After reportedly suffering injuries to his hands, neck and legs after a dramatic showdown with police last week, Dzhohkar Tsarnaev received nearly a week of medical treatment at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and has subsequently been moved to the Federal Medical Center Devens, where his
Federal Government Buys Illinois Prison for $165M
New federal prison, which has been stalled for years, could bring 1,100 jobs to state.