The 50-year-old woman was imprisoned at the Montana Women's Prison when she died June 8.
Montana is on track to ink a new contract with the private prison near Shelby by the end of the month, a deal that's come together under an different landscape than previous negotiations.
Each week, bureau reporters Seaborn Larson and Sam Wilson, along with deputy bureau chief Tom Kuglin, bureau chief Holly Michels and host Thom Bridge, will take their work off the printed and digital page.
There’s only so much that can fit into a report, and there’s always much more tell.
Plans call for the birds to be released on state wildlife management areas ahead of youth hunting seasons -- the first time in nearly four decades Montana will be raising and stocking pheasants.
Sean Morgan Everly, who was 31 at the time of death, was found unresponsive in his cell and pronounced dead at a local hospital on March 7.
Landers, 69, was part of an extremist group that kept the FBI at bay during an 81-day standoff from March 25 to June 14, 1996 at “Justus Township,” their remote lair near Jordan in Garfield County.
The Montana State Prison saw its most recent COVID-19 cases in March.
Ted Kaczynski will likely spend the rest of his life at ADX Florence, a supermax prison in Florence, Colorado, which is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and known as the “Alcatraz of the Rockies.”
A jury determined Wednesday that Laurence Alan Stewart, 32, had died by hanging when he was found dead in his prison cell on April 30, 2020 in the high security area of the prison.
South Dakota's COVID-19 update released Tuesday showed no new deaths for a second straight day, although the state Department of Corrections on Monday reported that a sixth prison inmate has died due to the coronavirus.
Josh Webster and Jeramie Carr may not be able to spend the holidays with their children this year, but thanks to the staff at the Montana Department of Corrections’ Montana Correctional Enterprises, they will have an opportunity to share a valuable connection.
Cumberland County Commissioner Jack Surrency on Wednesday called for the resignation of jail Warden Richard Smith, citing “failed leadership” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Dakota has the highest COVID-19 prisoner infection rate in the U.S. but will be prioritizing staff over inmates for vaccinations.
As of Dec. 10, four cases remain active and one inmate is hospitalized, according to the DOC. The prison, which houses roughly 1,400 inmates, saw 476 cases since mid-October.
BRIDGETON — A Cumberland County commissioner on Tuesday sent a letter to the state Department of Corrections asking for an inspection of the county jail amid a COVID-19 outbreak there.