corrections workers

Tenn. escapee at victim's home earlier

An inmate who escaped from a Tennessee prison while on mowing work detail was at the home of a corrections official three hours before her body was discovered, investigators said.

Witness testifies about El Chapo's last prison escape

While Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sat in a Mexican maximum security prison in 2015, his sons, a former cartel associate and even his wife worked together to coordinate details of his final escape, according to the former associate's testimony.

Federal prisons feel the effects of the shutdown

Conditions behind the walls of the nation's federal prisons are degrading under the government shutdown, where some correctional officers are being forced to work extended shifts, inmate programs are being canceled, and medical and maintenance workers are being asked to fill in for guards.