Inmate Found Dead In Essex County, N.J. Jail CellAuthorities in Essex County, N.J., were investigating the suspicious death this weekend of an inmate at the county jail.
Arrestee Found Hanged In Staten Island Police Station LockupA man was found hanged in his jail cell this week, after being arrested when police caught him sleeping in a restaurant on Staten Island.
Petitioners: Jail Cell Artwork In SoHo Park Is Insult To Italian-AmericansSome opponents have launched a petition demanding that Mayor Michael Bloomberg stop a replica of a Rikers Island jail cell from being mounted in Petrosino Square in SoHo, calling the exhibition an insult to Italian-Americans.
Leroy Sickler Of Beachwood Pleads Guilty To Meat Cleaver Assault Against His WifeThe guilty plea spares 54-year-old Sickler from standing trial for allegedly later trying to arrange his wife's murder from his jail cell.
Inmate Found Dead In Connecticut Jail CellState prisons officials say a man awaiting trial on attempted murder and other charges has apparently committed suicide in his cell.