Stories tagged: jail
Sun., March 3, 2019
The mayor of Middleton, Idaho, is reportedly in jail under arrest on a charge of domestic battery. No bail was set and he will remain in custody until he is …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019
A Moscow court on Thursday rejected an appeal by a prominent U.S. foreign investment manager and ordered him to remain in jail for at least the next month-and-a-half in connection …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
A recent death of a jail inmate shows why the state needs to invest more in mental health care and add beds in secure mental health facilities, Idaho officials said.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Yakima County Jail inmate early Monday morning as a homicide, according to a news release.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018
The Canyon County jail is the first in Idaho to implement an iris biometric identification recognition system when booking inmates into custody, a process that is more accurate and faster …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
As Twin Falls expands as a regional hub, the jail and prosecutor’s desk are overflowing with felons and felony cases.
Tue., July 31, 2018
A Pasco murder suspect has been moved to the Washington State Penitentiary pending his trial after he allegedly assaulted corrections officers in the Franklin County jail.
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018
A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was “likely” in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while she lived in the United States, …
Tue., July 17, 2018
A fight that broke out in the Canyon County Jail last month has led to felony rioting charges for 12 alleged gang members.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018
President Donald Trump’s jailed former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has said in monitored phone calls that he is being treated like a “VIP” while behind bars, federal prosecutors said Wednesday …
Mon., June 25, 2018
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is appealing a judge’s decision to jail him while he awaits trial on several felony charges.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018
In a novel case that could have national implications, the Washington state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sued a county sheriff’s office to force it to provide opiate-withdrawal …
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018
President Donald Trump commuted the sentence Wednesday of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West in a …
Mon., June 4, 2018
Three years after a federal judge said Washington state is violating the constitutional rights of mentally ill people who must wait in jails for weeks for competency services, and two …
Thu., May 3, 2018
Philly rapper Meek Mill’s experience with the criminal justice system over the past decade will be the focus of an upcoming six-part documentary series from Amazon Prime, Amazon Studios announced …
Wed., May 2, 2018
As the jail becomes more crowded, Canyon County may pay $11 million to install steel trailers in the jail parking lot to house female inmates.
Tue., April 17, 2018
Former FBI Director James Comey says it’s “not OK” or “not normal” for the president to call for private citizens to be jailed.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018
More than 100 members of a homeless movement on Monday took over the beachfront apartment that sits at the center of the corruption case against former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio …
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018
A water park company co-owner accused of rushing the world’s tallest waterslide into service and a designer accused of shoddy planning were charged Tuesday in the decapitation of a 10-year-old …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018
Inslee signs bill requiring prisons and jails to accommodate midwives and doulas for pregnant inmates
Pregnant inmates can receive assistance from midwives and doulas under new law.
Mon., March 5, 2018
More than a decade later, the shooter not only credits Sawchuk with saving his classmates but also his own life. Last week, prompted by a column in his hometown paper …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
An argument between two friends at a birthday party turned violent early Saturday morning, ending with the death of a woman in Prosser.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
A former East Bremerton Rotary member charged with carrying on a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old foreign exchange student has pleaded guilty and will spend five days in jail.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
With a staff of 4,700, the Oregon Department of Corrections is struggling to attract new employees as almost one-fifth of its workforce becomes retirement eligible in 2018.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
A pair of shears around uncuffed inmates inside the Kootenai County Jail sounds precarious. But cosmetologist Leticia Serrano is used to the risk.
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017
Peru’s president announced Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
A northwestern Idaho man will spend the holidays behind bars as he awaits sentencing for a series of charges stemming from a brawl with police earlier this year.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017
A jail in northwestern Idaho is reducing the amount of time inmates can spend in the shower and when showers are available as part of a plan to cut back …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
Officials are investigating after a 21-year-old northern Idaho man died about 12 hours after being booked into the Idaho County Jail.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail.