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...
Wed., June 26, 2013 12:00pm
Authorities say charges have been filed against a north Georgia woman and her teenage son who are accused of trying to provide prison inmates with...
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...
Fri., August 3, 2012 3:15pm
The Georgia Department of Corrections is moving more than a dozen prison officials. The changes affect prisons across the state but are being called...
Fri., February 3, 2012 4:41pm
A new report finds Georgia's prisoners are getting older. Tough sentencing reforms in the 1990's put many behind bars for life. Medical...
Thu., January 19, 2012 9:37am
Corrections commissioner Brian Owens sounded off Wednesday about an "epidemic" in illegal cellphones smuggled into Georgia's prisons....
Wed., November 23, 2011 9:18am
State officials said illegal cell phones inside the Telfair State Prison were the cause of a large fight Monday night that led to three inmates being...
Sat., January 22, 2011 10:28am
State officials have suspended seven officers from Macon State Prison after allegations that inmates were abused by guards last month.
Mon., December 13, 2010 6:57pm
Prisoners at Hays, Macon, Telfair, and Smith state prisons placed on lockdown Thursday when the department of corrections learned of a coordinated...