Rikers Island inmate at-large after jumping in water

DougSchneiderPhoto/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from New York City's Rikers Island jail on Thursday, according to police sources.Two inmates jumped into the water and one was... Read More.

16th inmate dies in troubled Mississippi prison system

rawf8/iStock(JACKSON, Miss.) -- A 54-year-old inmate died this week at Mississippi's most notorious penitentiary, the 16th prisoner since late December to perish in the state's correctional facilities, where living conditions have been called inhumane and which have been beset... Read More.