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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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, …

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Authorities: 4 inmates found dead at a South Carolina prison

Four inmates were found dead Friday morning in a dorm at one of South Carolina’s maximum-security men’s prisons, authorities said.

Everett fighting inmate’s request for bikini barista videos

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

‘Angel of Death’ serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

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

State pays former inmate $175,000 settlement in sex abuse claim

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.

Transgender California inmates could have bras, cosmetics

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.

Sheriff: 12 inmates charged after vicious jailhouse death

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 …

Texas carries out first U.S. execution of 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.

Judge frees registered sex offender for a day to attend mother’s memorial

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 …

Inmate pleads guilty to beating Twin Falls murder suspect

A Buhl, Idaho, man has pleaded guilty to beating a Twin Falls murder suspect in the Twin Falls County Jail.

One Tennessee inmate still on the run after Christmas jail break

Authorities in Tennessee say they have recaptured five of the six inmates who broke out of jail on Christmas Day.

Ohio inmate loses appeal to block second try at execution

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 …