Former Pa. Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell tested positive for COVID-19 after being released early from...
By The Philadelphia TribunePHILADELPHIA -- Former state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell tested positive for the coronavirus days after being released from Philadelphia county jail. She’s one of the hundreds of inmates not being tested before...
This spring was supposed to kick off a banner year for Pennsylvania’s Board of Pardons, the five-member panel that can cut short sentences for prisoners serving life in prison.
Organizers continue to demand that a mass release of specific categories of detainees take place to prevent spread of the illness and more deaths.
(*Updated at 5:01 p.m. to correct comments by Jane Roh, a spokeswoman for Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Roh could not confirm that Sutton’s conviction was also being reviewed by its internal Conviction Integrity...
Alaiya Muhsin, 10, also sewed 50 cloth masks and donated all of them to the Northwest police division, in an effort organized by a local lawmaker.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposes the deep flaws in Pennsylvania’s broken cash bail system, both in Philadelphia and across the commonwealth.
Information about how the Allegheny County Jail managed the COVID-19 outbreak has been sparse. Here's a timeline of what we know -- and don't know.
Prisoners qualifying for a Wolf administration executive order could start being released as soon as Tuesday, officials said.
In a statement, the State Police said the 100 cadets now undergoing their training at the academy will receive remote instruction.
The announcement comes after legislation to reduce prison populations stalled in the state House and Senate, where lawmakers could not agree on conditions for release or which inmates deserved eligibility.