State officials are reporting the third inmate death this month at a Carson City prison.
State correctional officials and nearly 500 former and current inmates have reached a settlement agreement that would pay out $750,000 to inmates allegedly forced to strip down and sit front to back for long periods.
Utah prisoners will be allowed to talk with visitors in Spanish or any other language they want now that a long-standing English-only rule has been scrapped.
The state Department of Corrections has determined that DNA wasn’t collected as required from numerous state prison inmates, a lapse that hinders investigations into unsolved crimes.
Nevada inmates are collecting millions of dollars in unemployment benefits while sitting in their cells, according to a state audit report released Thursday.
A federal judge has ordered that two Hawaii women be allowed to marry their incarcerated finances.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona inmate was put to death Wednesday for a 1986 brutal rape and killing, in the state’s first execution allowing witnesses to watch prison officials inject a lethal drug into a prisoner. […]
Nevada has run out of one of the three drugs needed to execute a criminal.
(AP) The government reported Thursday that 4.4 percent of inmates in prison and 3.1 percent of inmates in jail report being victimized sexually by another inmate or staff member.