Cellphones that inmates have illegally in prison are universally seen as a security threat, but states need FCC permission to block cell signals.
11 percent of Hoosier children have a parent who has been incarcerated. A new report highlights the impact of a parent's time behind bars.
A Chinese student is continuing the fight to free her father from a life sentence in prison that she says is unfair.
The pretrial release program aims to get more people into home detention and community corrections programs, in an effort to save money and jail space.
Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, plans to sponsor a bill that would boost mandatory minimum sentences for violent crimes.
The Vigo County sheriff has formed a study committee to brainstorm ways to reduce overcrowding at the county jail.
Vigo County officials have approved a new ankle device that will make in-home detention an option for many of the jail's inmates.
The ACLU says the Vigo County Jail is housing more than the 268 inmates agreed to in 2002 court settlement.
Nearly 8 percent of inmates at the Marion County Jail reported being sexually abused by a jail staff member, according to a Department of Justice report.
The number of women in Indiana prisons has increased 50 percent in the past decade, mostly because of drug-related charges.