A prisoner's lawsuit against the Colorado Department of Corrections, claiming a latex allergy so severe that he's suffered burns and respiratory problems when touched by glove-wearing guards, appeared to have been resolved last month when DOC officials testified that they no longer use latex in thei ... More >>
Douglas Alward.Update: The manhunt for Douglas Alward, the convicted kidnapper and attempted murderer who walked away from the correctional facility in Sterling on Sunday night is over. FBI spokesman Dave Joly confirms that Alward was apprehended in Yuma earlier today and Department of Corre ... More >>
Inmates claim Ronald Ferguson had been in the unit only a few hours when he was killed.Last week, we reported on the bludgeoning death of inmate Ronald Ferguson, a convicted child molester, at the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility outside of Canon City. A fifty-year-old habitual off ... More >>
The holidays are nearly over, but your state government remembered to renew its annual gift to Colorado taxpayers: furniture made by prisoners. By law, all state agencies, from the Community College of Denver to the unemployment department, are required to buy office furniture from Colora ... More >>
How does DA Carol Chambers beat the high cost of a death-penalty prosecution? By billing the prison system.