A former graduate assistant at UNO will have to spend 17 ½ years in federal prison for coercing and enticing a 15-year-old girl he was tutoring into a sexual relationship.
1587: An English colony fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances was established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina.
Danny Trejo "refuses to blame" his parents for his addiction problems, even though he was first introduced to marijuana when he was just eight years old.
Three inmates set fire to their cell rooms on Saturday at the Tecumseh state prison, and a staff member was seriously injured in an assault on Tuesday.
1789: In an event symbolizing the start of the French Revolution, citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille prison and released the seven prisone…
Such a strategy is the strongest tool to reduce long-term stress on the prison system. Staffing a proposed new prison would be a daunting challenge.
Actress Phylicia Rashad is one of few celebrities who was happy about Bill Cosby’s sentence being overturned.
An Omaha man was sentenced to 55 years in federal prison for his role in the 2018 slaying of a Lincoln woman during a drug-related home invasion.
TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the scandal-ridden, cult-like group NXIVM, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday.
Staffing at the two prisons will shift immediately to two 12-hour shifts a day from three eight-hour shifts a day to allow required security posts to be filled with fewer employees.
Liquid K2, a type of synthetic marijuana that causes erratic behavior when smoked, is being smuggled to inmates through the mail, sprayed on letters and pages of books.
Charles Starkweather, who killed 11 people, died in the electric chair at the Nebraska State Penitentiary 62 years ago today.
John McAfee, the outlandish security software pioneer who tried to live life as a hedonistic outsider while running from a host of legal troub…
Alice Mitwaruciu, who is a Black woman from Kenya, also is alleging she faced racial discrimination while working for the prisons.
No matter what sentence Chauvin gets, in Minnesota it's presumed that a defendant with good behavior will serve two-thirds in prison and the r…
John McAfee, the creator of the McAfee antivirus software, has been found dead in his cell in a jail near Barcelona, hours after a Spanish court ruled in favor of his extradition to the U.S.
An Iowa man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being accused of pulling down his COVID-19 face mask outside a store and spitting on a fellow customer while yelling, “If I have it, you have it!”
"As Nebraska has never had a woman sentenced to the death penalty, such a policy has not been necessary," Scott Frakes said in a letter to the top prosecutor in Bailey Boswell's murder case.
Nebraska prison officials are moving forward with planning for two construction projects, as well as an update of the agency's master plan.
Angelo Bol, who was serving a life sentence, is at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution now, and set to make his first appearance in Lancaster County District Court by video Friday in the case.
Two Nebraska inmates who won the right to marry in 2019 never will, and the potential precedent that their case could have established has disappeared after one of their deaths earlier this year.
Housing units at the Nebraska State Penitentiary were searched for homemade alcohol, synthetic marijuana and other drugs and items after an intoxicated inmate attacked a staff member.