Stories tagged: inmate
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Inmate death at Shelton prison investigated as homicide
OLYMPIA – Authorities said a 57-year-old man serving a life sentence for child molestation at the Washington Corrections Center near Shelton died over the weekend and police are investigating it …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Oregon inmate dies from meth-laden kiss; girlfriend gets 2 years
PORTLAND – An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge. …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 2:40 p.m.
Ohio calls off execution after failing to find inmate’s vein
Ohio called off the execution of a condemned killer with multiple health problems on Wednesday, because members of the state’s execution team were unable to find a vein to insert …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Arkansas court grants inmate’s bid to halt execution
Arkansas’ highest court on Tuesday halted this week’s planned execution of an inmate whose lawyers claim is severely mentally ill, while a state judge ordered officials to release more information …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Former inmate sues over conviction Pence wouldn’t pardon
A Chicago man pardoned after spending nearly a decade in prison for an armed robbery he didn’t commit sued a northern Indiana city, its police chief and three officers on …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
Transgender inmate settles Oregon lawsuit over medical care
The Oregon Department of Corrections has settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender inmate who says she was denied medical care.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Idaho inmate fighting California wildfires back in custody
An Idaho inmate who went missing for three hours Friday after authorities say he walked away from an inmate fire crew battling a California wildfire is back in custody.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
2 prison workers killed in unsuccessful escape in North Carolina
Two North Carolina prison employees were killed and several others hurt after inmates at a sewing plant started a fire in an unsuccessful escape attempt Thursday, authorities said.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Florida executes man convicted of 2 killings decades ago
Florida executed an inmate Thursday who was convicted of killing two people after a night of drinking decades ago.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Idaho inmate sentenced for threats to Washington state judge
An Idaho inmate who sent letters to a judge in Washington state threatening to kill the judge and his family has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Geiger inmate walks away from work crew in Spokane Valley
Spokane County deputies are searching for a Geiger Corrections Center inmate who walked away from a work crew in the 9500 block of East Eighth Avenue around 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Man dies in Snohomish County jail hours after arrest
Authorities say a 35-year-old man has died in Snohomish County Jail hours after he brought there for investigation of an attempted vehicle prowl.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
Pierce County corrections deputy accused of sex with inmate
A Pierce County Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy has been fired after investigators accused him of having sex with an inmate.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
Idaho inmate missing after attending funeral with permission
Idaho law enforcement officials are looking for an inmate who went missing after he was granted permission to attend a funeral.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Police apprehend one of two men who escaped a fire crew Tuesday
Police in Portland, Ore., caught one of two men who escaped from a Goldendale fire crew early Tuesday morning.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
South Carolina inmate captured in Texas after second escape
An inmate was recaptured in Texas early Friday after his second escape from a maximum security prison in South Carolina, prison officials said.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Arkansas inmate recaptured after 32 years on the run
The mother of an Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades said she has been in contact with her son since soon after …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Spokane County Jail inmate attempts suicide
A Spokane County Jail inmate attempted to hang himself Thursday morning but was rushed to the hospital, where he was in critical condition Thursday evening
Thu., June 8, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
Ex-Milwaukee inmate who says officer raped her awarded $6.7 million
A federal jury awarded $6.7 million to former inmate who said a Milwaukee County jail officer raped her several times while she was pregnant in 2013.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Snohomish County to pay $600,000 in man’s jail death
Snohomish County has agreed to pay $600,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a mentally ill man who died in jail in 2012.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Deputies who fatally shot inmate at Vancouver hospital identified
Authorities have identified the corrections deputies who shot and killed an inmate at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Officers fatally shoot inmate at Vancouver hospital
Authorities say Clark County correctional deputies fatally shot a 66-year-old jail inmate who was receiving treatment at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
DA: No deadly force used against inmate in Oregon jail death
Lane County District Attorney Patty Perlow says police did not use deadly force against a man who died last week after seriously injuring two officers at a jail in Florence, …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
Washington inmate tells police where to find body in Phoenix
Police say an inmate at a jail north of Seattle in Bellingham has led officers to a body buried in a vacant lot behind an Arizona drugstore.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
Lawsuit claims beaten Oregon inmate asked for help before death
A lawsuit claims an Oregon inmate asked for help 19 times in the five hours before he died in jail following a beating at the hands of other inmates.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Arkansas executes killer for fourth lethal injection in eight days
Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Second Idaho man who escaped Washington jail has been captured
Authorities say police have now captured both men who escaped from the county jail in Yakima earlier this month.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
Spokane County Jail inmate in critical condition after suspected suicide attempt
A Spokane County Jail inmate is in critical condition at a local hospital after an apparent suicide attempt in his cell Friday, said the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:06 a.m.
Police capture inmate who escaped from Lewis County Jail
Law enforcement officials on Thursday captured an inmate who escaped from the Lewis County Jail in northern Idaho.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Autopsy finds that Yakima jail inmate died of brain aneurism
An inmate found unresponsive in his cell at the Yakima County Jail later died of a brain aneurism.