Montana Women's Prison
An inmate at the Montana Women’s Prison was charged Friday with felony aggravated assault for allegedly knocking another inmate to the ground on Sept. 21 and kicking and kneeing her, breaking her nose.
About 1,300 people on the South Side lost power on Thursday after a spokesman for NorthWestern Energy said an object from the Montana Women's Prison got caught in a power line, causing the line to short out.
Fourteen women Thursday became the first graduates of a computer technology skills program, but they weren’t typical students.
Montana's Department of Corrections will offer boot camp for female prisoners and cancel a mandatory treatment program that was criticized as degrading under a settlement announced Tuesday in a discrimination lawsuit.
Joan Daly, deputy warden for treatment services at the Montana Women’s Prison on South 27th Street, has been named the new warden, the Montana Department of Corrections announced Friday.
HELENA — The state this week opened its second health center that offers primary care and wellness services exclusively for state workers covered by its employee health plan — this time in Billings.
The Montana Department of Corrections announced Thursday the selection of four finalists to replace the outgoing warden at Montana Women's Prison in Billings.
The Montana Department of Corrections received nearly 50 applications for the soon-to-be vacant warden position at Montana Women's Prison in Billings, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
A complaint filed by a state Department of Corrections employee led agency officials to take action against Jo Acton, who recently retired from her post as warden at Montana Women's Prison.
Jo Acton, the longtime warden of the Montana Women's Prison, on Monday announced that she will retire.
A union representing about 50 Montana Women’s Prison workers has voted to authorize a strike to resolve a dispute over an expired contract.
At a workshop years ago, Ashley DiFronzo heard about quilts helping to ease the loss of a hospice patient.
A Billings woman who spent five years in prison for tampering with evidence in a murder case pleaded guilty Friday in District Court to a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon and a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest.
Bob Paul, deputy warden at Montana Women's Prison, shows the new greenhouse built on the prison campus.
A federal lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union accuses the Montana Department of Corrections of forcing female prisoners to participate in a degrading treatment program not required of male inmates— including mandatory singing and rounds of children's games like "Duck Duck Goose."
On Tuesday morning at the Passages Women’s Center, success was a loaf of made-from-scratch focaccia bread, homemade ricotta cheese, crab and avocado mix and strawberry-rhubarb filling.
Members of the Passages Women’s Center Culinary Arts Program cheer as Keith Kelly, Montana Department of Labor commissioner, recognized them in an award ceremony for the program Tuesday.
A 38-year-old Billings woman was sentenced to prison Monday for biting the finger of a police officer when he tried to stop her from swallowing a bag of methamphetamine.
A Billings woman who worked as a prison corrections officer while she was pregnant has filed a lawsuit alleging that she contracted a virus at the prison that caused neurological damage to her unborn child.
Kelly Jeffries put her recent public speaking class to good use as one of the commencement speakers during Montana Women’s Prison graduation ceremonies Friday.