A Day in South America’s “Most Humane” Prison

VICE en Español spent the day at Punta de Rieles, talking to inmates and learning about Uruguay's progressive "open" prison.
Red Cards

Basketball to Drug Trafficking: The Story of Pee Wee Kirkland

VICE meets Harlem legend Pee Wee Kirkland. Tracing Pee Wee's life story, we learn of his life as a drug kingpin, an NBA recruit, and a mentor to at-risk youth.
Innocence Ignored

I Was Falsely Incarcerated for Crimes I Didn't Commit

Eric Kelley talks us through how he was incarcerated for a robbery and murder he did not commit, as the result of a false confession.
Innocence Ignored

The Police Forced Me to Confess

Vice teams up with the Innocence Project to tell the stories of recent exonerees.
Innocence Ignored

Faulty Forensics Put Me on Death Row

Most people are introduced to forensic science through TV and film, and because of this we have come to see forensic techniques as foolproof methods for solving crimes. But many forensic science techniques were not developed by scientists.
Innocence Ignored

Decades in Prison, Not a Cent from the States That Put Them There

Compensation for the wrongfully convicted differs vastly by state. We meet two recent exonerees from Kansas and Indiana who face two very different outcomes -- purely because of where they live.
Innocence Ignored

DNA Cleared Me. I Still Took a Plea after 29 Years in Prison.

In the first episode of 'Innocence Ignored,' VICE meets Leroy Harris, a man who took an Alford plea after serving 29 years for a crime he has always maintained he didn't commit.
Innocence Ignored / Clip

Innocence Ignored: Stories of the Wrongfully Convicted (Trailer)

More than 2,000 wrongfully convicted people have been exonerated in the United States since 1989 according to the National Registry of Exonerations.
VICE Specials

An Ex-Con's Journey Back to Prison: Revolving Doors

Filmmaker James Burns spent two years following Jason Bobbitt, an ex-convict and father of five who, despite attempts to retain meaningful employment, fails and returns to prison.
VICE News Shorts

Inmates are using VR for a chance to get out of prison

VICE News visited a Colorado prison as longtime inmates used virtual reality for the first time.
VICE Sports Presents: VICE World of Sports

Prison Soccer in Uganda

Overcrowded and underfunded, Luzira is home to Uganda’s only maximum-security prison--but also an elaborate soccer league.
VICE News Tonight

Supreme Court debates whether to detain immigrants indefinitely

VICE News examines the legal limbo for U.S. immigrants waiting for bond hearings

Trump vs. LaVar Ball

Trump demands that LaVar Ball kiss the ring for "freeing" his son and two other UCLA players held for shoplifting.
VICE News Tonight

Chinese women are getting rich by simply live streaming their days

VICE News visits a live streaming factory in Wuhan to find out how the business works, and spends a day with Huan Huan, a young woman who goes live a couple of hours a day, showing no skin, and rakes in up to $20,000 a month.
VICE News Tonight

The mafia and a Nigerian gang are targeting refugees in Sicily

VICE News examines the tensions rising between the Black Axe and Sicily's Cosa Nostra, as the Nigerian criminal gang infiltrates the island.
The Therapist

Tee Grizzley

Tee Grizzley talks jail, rap, and success with Dr. Singh.
Last Chance High

Dad’s Locked Up

Sweet Iriel throws a temper tantrum while Cortez hopes to see his father.
Last Chance High

Robin Hood

Reverend Hood describes the history behind Chicago's current volatile situation.
The Therapist / Extra Scene

Chief Keef on Getting Locked Up

In an extra scene from Chief Keef's session on THE THERAPIST, the artist ponders what it would feel like to be locked up tomorrow for 23 hours.
Waypoint Specials

Escaping Prison with Dungeons & Dragons

All across America, hardened criminals are donning the cloaks of elves and slaying dragons all in orange jumpsuits, under blazing fluorescent lights and behind bars. We meet with two former cellmates in who played D&D together in maximum security pri
VICE Specials

Riding For Jesus: Inside South Carolina's Christian Biker Gang

The ex-cons and former addicts of the Disciples Motorcycle Club have kicked their bad habits, swearing off a life of crime and substance abuse. Now, they ride for Jesus.
Needles & Pins

Gang Tattoos in LA

Grace travels to LA to learn the history and evolution of Chicano style tattoos.
Broadly Shorties

Chelsea Manning's Attorney on Her Prison Sentence

She was sentenced to 35 years in prison, but will walk free this year after having her sentence commuted by Obama in his last week in office.
Noisey Meets

Noisey Interviews Jack Charles

Editor of Noisey Australia Tim Scott talks with Uncle Jack Charles about his life.