Stories tagged: inmate
Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has become the first circuit in the nation to order a state to pay for an inmate’s gender confirmation surgery, ruling Monday that …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Paramedics were called after the person was found unconscious, according to the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office.
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.