Stories tagged: inmate
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019
Attorneys for Idaho prison officials argued Thursday that a transgender inmate who is suing for access to gender confirmation surgery is too mentally unstable to receive the irreversible medical procedure.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for an inmate who walked away from a work crew Tuesday near East Eighth Avenue and South McDonald Road in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
Idaho said Wednesday it will appeal a recent court ruling ordering the state to provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
All four were inmates at Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the state prison in central Virginia is failing to provide adequate medical care and …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018
A New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine was set free Wednesday after authorities agreed that another …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
Idaho is reviewing its program for temporarily releasing prison inmates to help fight wildfires after an inmate was charged with raping a woman working at a remote Utah firefighting base …
Tue., July 24, 2018
An Idaho Department of Correction officer is being investigated for allegedly contacting a former female inmate via social media after viewing photos of her body taken when she was admitted …
Wed., July 4, 2018
Seattle Police say a King County corrections officer shot and wounded an inmate who escaped from a Seattle hospital Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018
Special California prisons intended to protect gang informants, disgraced cops and child molesters have become so violent, gang-riddled and crowded that officials are dismantling what’s become the United States’ largest …
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018
One of Washington state’s newest attorneys is a former convict.
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018
A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole on Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
Prosecutors have charged three Milwaukee County jail staffers for their role in the dehydration death of an inmate who spent a week without water.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
Authorities say a 36-year-old inmate has died at the Jefferson County jail in western Montana.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
Authorities in eastern Idaho are investigating the death of a Montana man being held at the Bonneville County Jail.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
A south-central Idaho man sentenced to life in prison in 1984 for kidnapping and raping a woman says he’s reached the 30-year release date and should be set free.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017
An Idaho inmate has filed a lawsuit against the state’s prison health care contractor contending he was denied adequate medical care.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Florida executed an inmate Thursday who was convicted of killing two people after a night of drinking decades ago.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
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
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
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
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
Idaho law enforcement officials are looking for an inmate who went missing after he was granted permission to attend a funeral.