Federal Bureau of Prisons

Lauryn Hill departs the court on May 6, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. Hill pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in June 2012 for failure to pay federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005-2007. (credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Lauryn Hill Checks Into Prison For Sentence In Tax Evasion Case

Hill, 38, was sentenced in May to three months in jail for tax evasion. She will also serve an additional three months of home confinement following her release.

07/08/2013

Rapper Ja Rule (file/credit: Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

Report: Rapper Ja Rule Out Of New York State Prison, Under Home Confinement

The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, left a state prison in central New York in February after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession, going straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.

05/07/2013

Rapper Ja Rule (file/credit: Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

Rapper Ja Rule Moved To Brooklyn Jail Ahead Of Release

The 36-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, left a state prison in central New York last week after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession and went straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.

02/28/2013

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Should Prisoners Get To Read Violent Books?

The CT Dept. of Correction is revising its library policy in the wake of an investigation that found inmates had unrestricted access to works depicting graphic violence.

10/07/2010