Posts tagged "jail"

Drones Are Dropping Porn, Drugs & Phones Into Prisons

There have been multiple incidents of people using drones to drop contraband porn, cell phones, and drugs into prisons, which sounds great and kind of funny on its

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

China’s 5 Arrested Feminist Activists Have Been Released From Custody

The five Chinese feminist activists who were arrested in the days leading up to International Women’s Day for handing out brochures about sexual harassment have been freed from custody.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 13, 2015 - 6:10 pm

The Soapbox: We Need To Talk About Criminalizing Pregnancy

A new Tennessee law makes it legal to charge a woman with child abuse and assault if she takes illegal narcotic substances while pregnant. The first woman who was arrested under this…

Deborah Jiang-Stein | September 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Shocking: 250 Women In California Were Pressured Into Sterilization

Almost 250 female inmates in the California prison system were sterilized — some after being pressured by doctors — between 1997 and 2010, according to a a new report. The

Daley Quinn | July 12, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Girl Talk: On Redemption In Fatherhood

I’ve written candidly about Mother’s Day and all the ways I think the commercialization of it fucks up our relationships with our moms. My own relationship with my mom has…

Shanelle Matthews | June 14, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Yes, There’s A Yelp Review For That: 6 NYC Jail Reviews

Going to jail is (usually) not funny. But writing a Yelp review about going to jail? That’s hilarious. Randomly, I came across a Yelp listing for NYC’s Central Booking, which…

Julie Gerstein | January 22, 2013 - 10:00 am

Lindsay Lohan Implies That She Should Never Have Gone To Jail

“Unless you’re a killer, I don’t see a reason to stay there. I never hurt anyone but myself.”
Lindsay Lohan looks adorable on the cover of Italian Vanity Fair. Too…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 7, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Oregon Jail Says “No Bail, No Abortion”

A jail in Oregon won’t let a 23-year-old pregnant woman have an abortion unless she posts 1/10th of her $65,000 bail. You see, her abortion is not an “emergency.”…

Jessica Wakeman | July 5, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Quickies: Is Lindsay Going Back To Jail & Which “Teen Mom” Is Pregnant Again?

Lindsay Lohan is probably going back to jail. But maybe it’s all part of God’s plan, like Dina Lohan said? (Killer side-eye, BTW, Lindz.) [PopEater, The Superficial]
Rumor has…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2011 - 8:00 pm

Hiccup Champ Arrested For Murder

Perhaps the hiccups made her do it: We’ll never know. In 2007, Jennifer Mee made headlines when she suffered from uncontrollable hiccups. Over the weekend, Mee was arrested and charged…

Julie Gerstein | October 25, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Cell Block Switcheroo: Paris Avoids Jail Time While Lindsay May Be Headed Back

Last week, it appeared that Lindsay Lohan was done donning the orange jumpsuit while Paris Hilton seemed sure to be headed to jail again for getting caught with nearly a…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 21, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Quotable: Spencer Pratt Says He Was Jailed In Costa Rica

“As part of my spiritual cleansing I’ve spent the last week living alone in the [Costa Rican] jungle, reflecting on my past transgressions, and working to become a better person.

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 13, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Lindsay Lohan’s Jail Time, Animated By A Taiwanese News Station

Ah, the news. A Taiwanese news station offered its viewers an animated look at Lindsay Lohan’s jail time, and it kind of reminds us of The Sims. In an…

Kelli Bender | August 4, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Quotable: Kathy Hilton Feels For Dina Lohan

“I have sympathy for Dina Lohan right now. In fact, I feel bad for any parent whose child is in jail—it can be really tough. Those days when Paris was…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 27, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Lindsay Lohan’s Cell Block Neighbor: Alexis Neiers, Who’s Accused Of Robbing Her

Lindsay Lohan has been in her 12-by-8 foot jail cell for almost a day now, and a sheriff’s department spokesperson says that, if she remains on good behavior, she will…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 21, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Lindsay Lohan Reporting To Jail in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

At 8:30 this morning, Pacific Standard Time, Lindsay Lohan will be reporting to jail. And—thank goodness!—you’ll be able to watch live as LiLo makes her way to the courthouse, because…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 20, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Michael And Dina Weigh In On Lindsay Lohan’s Jail Sentence

“The last thing I wanted in the world was for my daughter to go to jail. Any kind of jail is harsh, especially for a young lady like Lindsay. I’ve…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 8, 2010 - 12:50 pm

12 Ways Lindsay Lohan Can Survive 90 Days In Jail

After violating her parole, Lindsay Lohan is headed to the slammer. On July 20th, she’ll report for three consecutive 30-day sentences. So how will Lindsay get through three months in…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 7, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Quotable: Robert Downey Jr. Nostalgic For … Jail?

“When the door clicks shut, then you are safe. There is nothing aside from a rogue correctional officer that can do you harm if you have the right cellie. You…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 29, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: Piper Kerman Talks About Doing Time Behind Bars

In February 2004, Piper Kerman arrived at the women’s prison in Danbury, Conn., to serve a yearlong sentence for a drug-related crime she’d committed 10 years before.


Catherine Strawn | April 6, 2010 - 3:30 pm