prison

Your biggest questions about hepatitis C in the prison system, answered

Late last month, a district court ruled that the Colorado prison system must pay for hepatitis C treatment for inmates who are affected by the chronic liver disease. Four inmates had sued, claiming that the prison system's requirement that they undergo drug or alcohol treatment was unlawful....

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 4:35pm

New program lets incarcerated moms bond with their kids at Manhattan children's museum

Even when closed to the public, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan will be teeming with activity per a new pilot program — as a place where incarcerated women can connect with their children. First Lady Chirlane McCray announced on Tuesday the start of a pilot program with the museum...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 12:04pm

This is how Martin Shkreli will be treated in prison, according to inmates

The venture capitalist and "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has been sentenced to seven years in jail for defrauding investors. He is not, as old-timey cops used to say, "built for prison." Heck, if a 98-pound civilian ran into him on the street, they'd probably take a swing....

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

With prison in the past, he’s getting paid to go to school

The following article was originally published by our friends at NerdWallet by Personal Finance Writer Anna Helhoski.    The day Frank Melo turned 20, he woke up to handcuffs on his wrists and an arrest warrant in his name. During his yearlong sentence on drug charges, Melo had time to...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 5:54am