jails

Rev. Lonnie D. Wesley III has plenty of questions but few answers. He wants to know why his brother died in the Escambia County Jail.…

  Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring announced this week that he is creating a new re-entry position for his office to better serve ex-offenders upon release from incarceration. Herring is creating a Statewide Re-Entry Coordinator position and online Re-Entry Portal within Attorney General’s office. The new statewide position will identify the gaps and serves as a resource for local jails, businesses, social […]

In 1970, Marshall “Eddie” Conway was convicted of murdering Donald Sager, a Baltimore police officer. At the time, Conway was the Minister of Defense of…

In Richmond, Va, there are plans to build a minor league baseball park near and on top of a historic slave burial ground and former…

After the Civil War ended, the prison system in the former Confederate states was under pressure to figure out how to house convicts. Most of…