Roughly four out of every ten prisoners in solitary confinement in Colorado is either developmentally disabled or mentally ill, a figure that's been rising steadily over the past decade. Senate Bill 176, headed for a statehouse committee review later this week, seeks to drastically reduce tha ... More >>
Here at the Criminal Affairs Desk, we get letters from inmates. Boy, do we get letters. But one recent missive from a Colorado prisoner offers some of the best advice we've ever heard for negotiating a long stretch in the state prison system. Such as: Don't ask, don't snitch. Keep an eye out ... More >>
Inmate suicides put the spotlight on medical care at Colorado's supermax.
Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.
Medical neglect, chronic disease, a hepatitis epidemic. Some Colorado prisoners pay for their crimes with their lives.
The legislature says it's payback time for prisoners. So far, the prisoners haven't cooperated.
Sixty-eight-year-old Wanda Crawford hasn't killed anyone yet. But authorities say it's not for lack of trying.
The state pours millions of dollars--and controversial social theory--into a prison for mentally ill felons.
COLORADO'S HIGHEST-SECURITY PRISON ISN'T JUST FOR TOUGH GUYS.