Wed., April 16, 2014 1:20pm (EDT)

  • Wed., September 4, 2013 7:04pm
    The mother of a Georgia inmate killed during a fight in a prison cell has filed a federal lawsuit accusing prison officials of civil rights...
  • Mon., July 1, 2013 9:00am
    Sixteen corrections officers at a northwest Georgia prison have either quit or are transferring as a new warden is set to begin duty. Some guards say...
  • Thu., April 4, 2013 1:30pm
    A group that focuses on fighting human rights violations against inmates has sued the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections, saying...
  • Mon., March 25, 2013 9:01am
    Law enforcement officials say violence within Georgia prisons has left 12 inmates and a guard dead in 10 months. Officials say smuggled cell phones...
  • Wed., February 6, 2013 7:41pm
    State prison officials have named a new interim warden at a northwest Georgia prison where three inmates have died since mid-December. Department of...
  • Wed., January 23, 2013 1:00pm
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has announced two inmates at Hays State Prison in Trion have been charged in the death of a 31-year-old prisoner...
  • Tue., July 12, 2011 4:07pm
    The Southern Center for Human Rights is suing the Georgia Department of Corrections over alleged inmate abuse.