Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has outlined the reasoning behind the pending release of 19 000 prisoners, amidst coronavirus fears in correctional facilities.
Harvey Weinstein addressed the court before he was shipped off to jail, and he really should have kept his mouth shut.
In a rare interview from prison, Cosby maintained that he did nothing wrong, and says that he feels no remorse for his actions.
The inmates at Westville Prison are pretty creative when it comes to hiding their contraband.
Ruwain Meer is serving a life sentence for double murder, although two videos that emerged recently don’t paint a picture of a remorseful man.
Smuggling drugs into prison is fraught with danger, and in the past gangs have used pigeons and tennis balls. Now they’re branching out.
Joaquín Guzmán’s trial has finally ended, with the drug kingpin found guilty on all 10 federal criminal counts against him. He’s now headed for the big house.
Drunk drivers had better watch out – if you’re caught over the limit, you could be in for a pretty rough festive season.
The Department of Correctional Services is investigating a video doing the rounds on social media, showing an SA prison warden drunk at work.
Watch as two inmates, Justin Stumler and Jeremy Hunt, escape from Louisville Metro Corrections by hiding in food waste trash cans.
TripAdvisor is just one of the companies fighting back against the scourge of fake reviews, and they’ve nailed a landmark ruling.
The Blackburn Inn is up, running and open for business. Back in the day, however, it was far less popular with those who visited.
At a maximum security prison in Norway, inmates get to mingle with unarmed guards, play video games, and wallow in the comfort of their luxury cells.
You can bet that convicted racist Vicki Momberg is going to have a tough time in jail. My guess is that she won’t be getting seconds at meal time.
Back in 1962, three men escaped from the island prison of Alcatraz. No one knows whether or not they ever survived the ordeal, but now there’s a new clue.
Last week Wednesday, Oscar Pistorius was taken for a medical checkup after he was involved in a brawl with another inmate. It’s just not going his way.
The South African prison system is just another state-run entity under pressure to deliver better conditions, and prisoners took to rioting yesterday to make their voices heard.
As the #PrisonStrippers story spread yesterday, the window of opportunity for local strip clubs popped open. Teazers haven’t let it slip by without a poke.
There isn’t a more famous escape artist than Harry Houdini, but it turns out a local prisoner has been trying a few tricks of his own.
Drones have been caught taking contraband into a UK prison, and by the looks of it each load was pretty stacked with goodies for the inmates.
Those Canadians hey, they never cease to amaze. Just check out these prisoners going full Shawshank Redemption on their way out.
El Salvador – much like most of South America – is renowned for letting its inmates do whatever they like, as long as it’s not escape.
None of us are daft to think that Pollsmoor is a pleasant place to call home, but sometimes it helps to be reminded what awaits on the other side of the law.
An alleged suicidal warder has locked himself in the armoury in Westville Prison and, as the story continues, SAPS attempts to defuse the situation.
El Chapo is once again behind bars and this time, the Mexican government is taking no chances.
It seems that more ‘friends’ Krecjir has, the more enemies he makes as well – and the latest raid in his cell has foiled plans of attempted escape.
Following claims that Oscar had been privy to some preferential treatment behind bars (at his request) the Pistorius family has struck back.