Stories tagged: inmate
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.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
Police in Portland, Ore., caught one of two men who escaped from a Goldendale fire crew early Tuesday morning.
Fri., July 7, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Authorities have identified the corrections deputies who shot and killed an inmate at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017
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
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
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
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
Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days.
Wed., April 26, 2017
Authorities say police have now captured both men who escaped from the county jail in Yakima earlier this month.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017
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
Law enforcement officials on Thursday captured an inmate who escaped from the Lewis County Jail in northern Idaho.
Mon., April 10, 2017
An inmate found unresponsive in his cell at the Yakima County Jail later died of a brain aneurism.
Fri., April 7, 2017
Four inmates were found dead Friday morning in a dorm at one of South Carolina’s maximum-security men’s prisons, authorities said.
Wed., April 5, 2017
The city of Everett is suing to block a prison inmate’s request for copies of surveillance videos of bikini baristas.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017
Authorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and `80s has been badly beaten inside in prison cell.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017
The state of Oregon has agreed to pay $175,000 to a former inmate who claimed she was sexually abused by a prison doctor during a 2013 gynecological exam.
Tue., March 28, 2017
Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Twelve inmates in Louisiana are facing murder charges after a man who was jailed on a probation violation was beaten to death in what other inmates described as a “shark …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017
Texas on Wednesday put to death an inmate convicted of killing two men over a drug deal, the first U.S. execution of 2017.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016
A registered sex offender awaiting trial on federal gun charges has been cleared for temporary release to attend a memorial for his mother, who was found dead in a Seattle …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016
A Buhl, Idaho, man has pleaded guilty to beating a Twin Falls murder suspect in the Twin Falls County Jail.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016
Authorities in Tennessee say they have recaptured five of the six inmates who broke out of jail on Christmas Day.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the appeal by a condemned Ohio killer whose 2009 execution was called off after two hours during which he cried in pain while …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016
A death row inmate convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend could get a new sentencing trial based on his possible intellectual disability.