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  • Newport News to close antiquated jail, transfer inmates

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Newport News is closing a minimum-security correctional center along the James River and moving the 124 inmates to the city jail. The Daily Press reports (http://bit.ly/16ofWmI ) that city officials…

  • Va. inmate lawmaker votes against prohibiting porn in jail

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker who spends his nights in jail is opposing a measure aimed at keeping pornography out of the hands of inmates. Del. Joe Morrissey voted Wednesday against a bill…

  • Md. inmates raise service dogs for fellow veterans

    Inmates at the Maryland Correctional Institution are seeing their
    babies graduate – three dogs the inmates have raised to be service animals for
    veterans.

  • Former jail guard pleads guilty to falsification of records

    Anthony McIntosh, a former guard at the Prince
    George\’s County jail, has pleaded guilty to
    falsification of records in a federal
    investigation.