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Wyoming prison inmate dies in Torrington hospital

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Corrections reports that a 72-year-old inmate has died while serving out his life prison sentence.

June 14, 2014 2:48 pmLoading…

2 state prison inmates die of extended illnesses

HELENA — Montana State Prison officials said two inmates who were serving time for deliberate homicide have died of extended illnesses.

May 28, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…
5 face charges of helping escaped Bozeman inmate

5 face charges of helping escaped Bozeman inmate

BOZEMAN — Five people have been charged with allegedly helping a man escape from Bozeman police after he was arrested on suspicion of attempted rape.

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Montana inmate, 84, dies in prison infirmary

DEER LODGE — An 82-year-old inmate at the Montana State Prison has died.

March 28, 2014 2:51 pmLoading…
Briggs charged, not registering as sex offender

Briggs charged, not registering as sex offender

BOZEMAN — A convicted sex offender who had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting and trying to rape his former girlfriend in Bozeman is now charged with failing to register as a sex offender during the three weeks between his escape from police and his Feb. 21 arrest in Portland, Ore.

March 24, 2014 12:56 pmLoading…

Inmate lawsuit accuses Casper jail of shoddy medical care

An inmate at the Natrona County Detention Center has filed federal and state lawsuits alleging the facility provided inadequate medical treatment for himself and others, along with committing other federal civil rights violations.

March 09, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Sheriff: Butte inmate throws temper tantrum, punches officer

BUTTE — An inmate at the Butte jail is accused of trying to punch one of the detention officers in the face. Investigators said the man was throwing a fit over his recent arrest.

February 26, 2014 2:36 pmLoading…

2 inmates sentenced in Yellowstone County die of illness at state prison

DEER LODGE — Corrections officials say two inmates at Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge died of natural causes over the weekend.

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Cody, Wyo., inmate dies in apparent suicide

Wyoming authorities said on Monday that an inmate at the Park County Detention Facility died on Saturday in what appears to be a suicide.

February 24, 2014 9:20 amLoading…

Lockdown after inmate escape lifted at Sidney schools

Schools in Sidney spent Wednesday morning on lockdown after a jail inmate in the area escaped custody.

May 08, 2013 12:20 pmLoading…

ACLU says Missoula jail treats women unfairly

MISSOULA — They share the same jail, but men, women and children don’t get the same access to fresh air and sunlight, according to a lawsuit filed against the Missoula County Detention Center.

September 13, 2012 3:25 pmLoading…

Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp inmate caught

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A minimum-security inmate who escaped from a work detail at the State Fairgrounds in Douglas is back in custody.

September 29, 2011 1:26 pmLoading…

Montana inmate sues over English-only letter policy

HELENA - A Montana State Prison inmate has sued the state's top corrections officials, claiming they won't let him correspond with family and friends unless the letters are written in English.

July 13, 2011 2:28 pmLoading…

DNA compensation bill moves forward

CASPER, Wyo. — A bill that would establish a system for compensating former inmates exonerated based on DNA testing cleared a legislative committee Friday.

November 13, 2010 11:15 pmLoading…
Ballgame lifts prison inmates' spirits

Ballgame lifts prison inmates' spirits

Wyoming State Penitentiary inmate Joshua Reeves, left, provided a running commentary on the game as he, Dan Boutin, right, and others cheered during the penitentiary's inmate all-star team's softball game against Monte Thayer's civilian team.

August 09, 2008 11:00 pmLoading…
Ballgame lifts prison inmates' spirits

Ballgame lifts prison inmates' spirits

Wyoming State Penitentiary uniform shirts hung on a fence as the Wyoming State Penitentiary inmate all-star team played an exhibition game against a civilian team organized by Monte Thayer on Tuesday at the penitentiary in Rawlins, Wyo.

August 09, 2008 11:00 pmLoading…
Ballgame lifts prison inmates' spirits

Ballgame lifts prison inmates' spirits

RAWLINS - Ten guys huddled in a parking lot with bat bags slung over their shoulders and baseball mitts secured to their hands.

August 09, 2008 11:00 pm Photos



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