Stories tagged: state prisons
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Once a notorious Spokane criminal, Eldorado Brown began injuring himself in prison. After punishing him, the state paid him $92,000.
Some prison inmates struggle with self-harm, and the state struggled with ways to deal with them.
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 2:04 p.m.
Computer error freed 3,200 inmates early since 2002
A computer programming error allowed some 3,200 inmates out of prison before their sentences were up.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2013
State prisons rethink solitary
CLALLAM BAY CORRECTIONS CENTER, Wash. – Being alone in your own head 23 hours a day in a 48-square-foot poured-concrete cell makes the mad madder and the bad even worse, …
Thu., Nov. 11, 2010
Airway Heights prison to lose about 45 jobs
Cuts at Washington state prisons will eliminate about 45 jobs at Airway Heights Corrections Center and could cancel a rehabilitative program designed to prepare inmates for re-entry to society. “It’s …