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Va officials adopt new inmate visiting rules

The Virginia Department of Corrections has adopted new inmate visiting rules aimed at improving security, consistency and visitor flows.

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 01:50pm EST

Tags: Virginia Department of Corrections

Chances are good you share a PIN with your neighbor

No wonder thieves easily guess some PIN numbers and passwords -- many people choose numbers that are awfully easy to guess.

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 06:32am EST

Tags: dick uliano, pin, phone pin, Data Genetics, Virginia Department of Corrections

Settlement will allow Va. inmates to grow beards

Virginia inmates soon will be allowed to grow beards after the state settled a lawsuit filed by a Sunni Muslim man who argued his religion requires him to maintain facial hair.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 01:51pm EDT

Tags: Sunni Muslim, grooming policy, Virginia Department of Corrections

Feds consider request for Va. confinement probe

The Justice Department is considering a request to investigate Virginia's use of solitary confinement in state prisons. But no decision has been made.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 11:47am EDT

Tags: solitary confinement, Virginia Department of Corrections