Reentry in the News

June 3, 2020

Clayton police were on the scene of a domestic homicide after the body of a woman was found Wednesday afternoon.

Stacy Beard, Public Information Officer with the Town of Clayton, said police found the body of the woman dead in her apartment in the 600 block of North O'N...

June 3, 2020

Raleigh police said a teenage girl was killed in a shooting Tuesday night at an apartment complex.

Jameisha Person died after she was shot at Level at 401 apartments on Goodstone Drive in north Raleigh.

Person was 17 years old.

James Evans Jr., 47, was charged with...

On March 25, North Carolina officials announced that they were suspending the prison work release program. And they made it clear why: They wanted to prevent inmates from being exposed to the coronavirus.

Despite that announcement, officials continued to send inmates fr...

May 3, 2020

The Wake County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman who was shot and killed along a road near Garner on Saturday afternoon.

Officials also identified the suspect in the incident, who authorities say later wrecked his SUV and shot himself.

The shooting was reported...

GATESVILLE, Texas — Every month, Lila Edwards wakes up early for a two-hour road trip with a group of girls that ends with them walking single file through a metal detector. Inside an empty classroom, Lila eagerly and anxiously awaits Inmate 01740964.

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JPMorgan wants to give people with criminal records a second chance at a good job.

The United States is boasting its lowest unemployment rate in nearly 50 years, but that doesn't hold true for people with prior convictions. Enter the largest bank in the country, which...

September 23, 2019

Probation and parole are designed to lower prison populations and help people succeed in the community. New data show they are having the opposite effect. Until now, national data regarding the impact of probation violations on prison populations have been unavailable,...

August 13, 2019

Some people in North Carolina with a criminal record are one step closer to having their record wiped clean. The "Second Chance Act" sailed through the state Senate Wednesday with Democrats and Republicans jumping on board.

"My criminal history started here in North C...

July 13, 2019

Click here to read about NC House Bill 198 and its impact on human trafficking in North Carolina.

While men compromise the overwhelming proportion of people in prison for life, the number of women serving life sentences is rising more quickly than it is for men. Nationwide one of every 15 women in prison — nearly 7,000 women — is serving a life or virtual life sent...

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