Weinstein, 68, has been placed in isolation at Wende Correctional Facility, said Michael Powers, president of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association. Powers said he learned that the test came back positive on Sunday morning and is concerned about the corrections officers, who he said lack proper protective equipment. Weinstein arrived at Wende Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison east of Buffalo, New York, on Wednesday after being housed at New York City's Rikers Island jail.
Usman Khan wrote a poem and a thank-you note to prisoner rehabilitation initiative Learning Together.
Convicted rapist Stephen Tierney, 39, escaped from North Sea Camp prison in Lincolnshire earlier this month.
The leaked part of a government document revealed fears of rioting in prisons in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
William Tolcher murdered fellow inmate Alex Cusworth by stabbing him with a kitchen knife at Dartmoor Prison.
Annabella Landsberg, 45, died after being restrained and left on a cell floor in isolation for 21 hours at HMP Peterborough.
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A multi-millionaire’s son has been jailed for causing the death of a toddler who died nine years after he smashed head-on into the car she was travelling in. “Arrogant” Antonio Singh Boparan, who was 19 at the time of the crash, ploughed his Range Rover into the family car while speeding on the wrong side of the road at 70mph in a 30mph zone. Cerys Edwards, then just one, was left paralysed, unable to breathe unaided and needing 24-hour specialist care. She died in October 2015, a month before her 10th birthday, after complications caused by an infection.
A Harry Potter book sprayed with drugs was smuggled into a UK prison, where inmates are suspected to have smoked the pages.
Joshua Gardner was originally given a suspended prison sentence but has now been jailed for three-and-a-half years after judges agreed it was too lenient.
A report on an inspection of HMP Bedford found a rat infestation, high levels of violence, drug use and filthy conditions.
Inmates at Leeds Prison have been smuggling clothes soaked in the drug spice to smoke behind bars
Jamie Acourt - one of those suspected of the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence - has been attacked by a fellow inmate just days into his sentence for running a £3 million drugs plot.
Roxanne Davis, 30, of Gosport, Hampshire and ex-partner Samuel Davies, 24, of Southampton, were jailed for 10 years each at Winchester Crown Court for causing or allowing the death of Stanley Davis.
The group of inmates at Serco-run HMP Doncaster in South Yorkshire posted footage of themselves in their cells on Facebook.
Roy Whiting, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of schoolgirl Sarah Payne, was reportedly attacked with makeshift blades by fellow inmates at Wakefield Prison.
Ahdel Ali, 31, who is serving an 18-year jail sentence for grooming teenage girls and selling them for sex, was reportedly attacked at Wakefield Prison.
Darren Hefferman, 37, of Cooperative Terrace, Nantyglo, Ebbw Vale, was jailed at Newport Crown Court after admitting pushing cyclist Gareth Marshall, 43, into the path of oncoming traffic.
Hate preacher Anjem Choudary, 51, of Ilford, east London, is believed to have been released from Belmarsh prison halfway through his sentence for inviting support for Islamic State.
It has been reported that Jon Venables, one of the killers of two-year-old James Bulger, has requested leave from prison at Christmas.
Shaun Walmsley, 29, escaped while on a scheduled hospital visit from HMP Walton in Liverpool in February 2017.
Joanna Dennehy, who is serving a life sentence for stabbing three men to death, was reportedly found with her throat slit after a suicide pact with her girlfriend at HMP Bronzefield.