Superjails with 3,000 inmates 'could beat our prisons crisis': Plans to create 12 new institutions while closing 30 others Britain could open up to 12 new 'superjails' with room for 3,000 inmates each. Officials are studying plans by the influential Policy Exchange think-tank to close 30 'run down and poorly located' prisons which are hugely expensive to run. Kevin Lockyer, an ... 06/17/2013 - 12:52 pm | View Link
2 Quebec Inmates Who Escaped James Bond Style Back in Jail; Famous Movie, TV Helicopter Escape Scenes (VIDEOS) Two male prisoners in Saint-Jerome, Quebec, Canada, who escaped on Sunday their jail James Bond style, are now back in jail by early Monday. Benjamin Hudon-Barbeau, 36, and Danny Provencal, 33, climbed up a rove into a hovering helicopter and escaped on ... 03/18/2013 - 12:54 pm | View Link
Photo Gallery | 15 Inmates Complete Job-Skills Assessment Program, Personal Growth Program A total of 15 inmates at the Lexington County Detention Center will graduate at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 11 from a job-skills assessment program and personal growth program that the inmates successfully completed while the inmates were housed at the ... 10/10/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
State prisons, county jails play musical chairs with inmates Counties with jail beds to spare will soon be able to make a little cash housing state prison inmates. Under a new program introduced by the N.C. General Assembly earlier this year, minor criminals with short sentences won’t be housed in state prisons ... 08/2/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Lindsay Lohan's jailbird chic: Designer of $725 leather dress is A-list favourite The dress, which quickly sold out around the world, failed to win favour with the media which accused her of milking the attention. Lohan is not the first celebrity to have fallen for LA-based Allegra's designs. Her T-shirts have long been a ... 03/10/2011 - 7:10 pm | View Link
One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home. And some companies are using the bikes to deliver beer kegs or pick up recycling.
Facing a standoff in the Senate, the top Democrats and Republicans on Congress' military panels are working on a backup plan to ensure that they complete a far-reaching defense policy bill before year's end.