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Low IQ could mean new sentence for death row inmate

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.

Police investigating after Oregon inmate dies unexpectedly

The Oregon State Police are investigating after a 29-year-old inmate at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla died unexpectedly on Saturday.

Escaped inmate caught after six-hour search in Deer Park

Law enforcement officers are searching for an inmate who escaped custody while working in a portable kitchen at Deer Park High School.

Jail inmate held on trespassing charges accused of assaulting another inmate

A man inside the Spokane County Jail on several trespassing charges is now facing a charge of first-degree assault for allegedly hitting another inmate repeatedly with a broom handle.

Inmate arrested for allegedly trying to have child victim killed

Authorities say a man in jail on child molestation charges tried to arrange for another inmate to kill his alleged victim.

Idaho man convicted of killing wife loses appeal bid

There will be no new trial for a northern Idaho man convicted of killing his estranged wife and covering up her murder.

UPDATED: Tue., May 10, 2016

Colorado inmate claims Prince is his father, seeks DNA test

A Colorado prison inmate has filed a paternity claim with a Minnesota court against the estate of Prince, the latest claimant in what could grow into a long line of …

Court: Inmate who survived ‘09 execution can be put to death

The state can try again to put to death a condemned killer whose 2009 botched execution was called off after two hours, the Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday. The court …

Search continues for Mississippi inmate accused of murder

Mississippi authorities continue searching for an escaped inmate facing capital murder charges in the 2015 rape and slaying of a 69-year-old woman.

Inmate mistakenly released from Los Angeles jail recaptured

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says a murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month has been captured in Nevada.

Inmate who died in Spokane County Jail didn’t get care, family says

The family of a woman who died in the Spokane County Jail earlier this week said Tammy Heinen did not receive the medical care she needed before her arrest Sunday …

Inmate found dead at Spokane County Jail

An inmate died this evening in the Spokane County Jail, prompting an investigation by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Inmate found dead in Spokane County Jail

A man was found dead in his Spokane County Jail cell this afternoon, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.

Geiger work crew inmate escapes at the Spokane County Fair

Geiger Corrections Center inmate Robert E. Reed, 46, walked away from a work crew at the Spokane County Fairgrounds around 2 p.m. today.

Officials defend prison policies

Prison officials say there’s no way they could have predicted an assault last week that led to the death of an Airway Heights Corrections Center inmate. Stanley G. Hunter died …