An inmate who was in the Nelson County Jail on charges related to sex offenses was inadvertently released from custody Oct. 19.
Tip jar thief remains in Isabella County Jail
Tips from surveillance video led police to the man who stole a tip jar at a downtown Mt. Pleasant restaurant earlier this month, and his cousin confirmed he was with her when she ordered a pizza that night.
Merced County jail inmate was stabbed 20 to 30 times, investigators say
The man who allegedly stabbed a fellow inmate this week at the Merced County jail has been identified by authorities as a 37-year-old Atwater man in custody awaiting trial in connection with a 2015 homicide case.
Some Dallas County jail inmates learn to train shelter dogs
DALLAS (AP) — The men were accused of choking their girlfriends or robbing people or leading cops on high-speed chases. [...] on Wednesday, they stood clad in striped jail scrubs before TV cameras, smiling and showing their softer sides as they petted and gave treats to five shelter dogs. During the five-week course, an El Centro College instructor teaches the inmates how to train the dogs, who were plucked from the euthanization line at the Grand Prairie shelter. The Society for the Prevention…
Escapee: Dakota W. Reeder, 20, Marshall County Jail
How inmates at Cook County Jail curated the WorldScene Film Festival
"I like to step out of the way and let the films do the work," says Nicole Dreiske, executive director of the International Children's Media Center who led the program.
First day of school finds Greenwood County students ready to learn
With one finger pressed to their lips and their other hands behind their backs, the students at Ware Shoals Primary School showed off their “quiet signs” Monday morning.
Questions Remain About Inmate And Guard Sex In County Jail
The Guilford County Sheriff’s Department is remaining silent on the situation regarding two female jail guards in the county’s High Point jail who allegedly had sex with male inmates in exchange for money; however, Guilford County personnel records reveal that now the second guard – said by sources to be involved – is no longer with the county.
Marin County Jail inmate in critical condition
A prisoner at Marin County Jail is in critical condition after a suicide attempt, a Marin County sheriff’s official said.
Design of new Penobscot County jail should be based more on need than cost
It is distressing to see the needs of the people who will be held at the new jail — people who live and work in our community — take a back seat to continued efforts to reduce the cost of the new facility.
Guest Column: Why is the Capital Project Sales Tax so important to Greenwood County?
There have been a couple of articles recently written trying to update the status of the 2-year-old Capital Project Sales Tax. I feel it is time to take a moment
Lawsuit: Washington County jail ignored red flags before inmate's suicide
Richard Bild died when he jumped from a jail balcony rail in June 2018.
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13 people charged in smuggling illegal items into Cascade County jail
GREAT FALLS — Thirteen people have been charged in a conspiracy to smuggle illegal articles into the Cascade County regional jail in Great Falls.
Kanye West plays secret concert for Harris County jail inmates
Rapper Kanye West spit it through the razor wire on Friday morning with a secret performance at the Harris County Jail.
Consultant, sheriff discuss capacity concerns for Dubuque County Jail
A consultant examining future needs at the Dubuque County Jail says the facility is operating beyond its capacity, based on his assessment of how inmates should be housed.
Calhoun County Jail inmate sent to hospital in critical condition
An inmate at the Calhoun County Jail was injured in a violent altercation over the weekend, according to Sheriff Matthew Wade.
Photos show how two murder suspects escaped Monterey County Jail
Santos Fonseca and Jonathan Salazar, both 19, made their escape on Sunday from the Monterey County Jail. The pair were awaiting trial for separate murder charges when officials say they dug a hole through a jail bathroom ceiling.
Ortiz looking for ways to finance a new Pueblo County jail
Pueblo County Commissioner Garrison Ortiz said Tuesday that although a ballot initiative to build a new jail failed in 2017, the need hasn’t gone
OUR OPINION: What should be done about the Woodbury County Jail?
At any level of government, need exists for long-range planning. Effective government requires elected leaders address challenges before those challenges become imminent crises. Constituents should demand nothing less.