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Austin Sigg (credit: CBS)

Austin Sigg Moved To Out-Of-State Prison

The killer of Jessica Ridgeway has been moved to a prison in another state.

06/21/2014

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Restrictions On Solitary Confinement Pass House

The use of solitary confinement for inmates with a serious mental illness would be outlawed under a bill approved by the Colorado House.

04/28/2014

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Lawmakers Trying To Restrict Solitary Confinement

A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.

04/22/2014

The Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City (credit: doc.state.co.us)

Inmates In Canon City With Possible Norovirus Say They Don’t Get Soap

Dozens of inmates have been quarantined at the Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City.

04/12/2014

Zanthia Woodard (credit: CBS)

Elaborate Scam Set Up Phony Businesses, Employees To Fleece Taxpayers

Investigators from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Department of Labor and Employment, Colorado Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service believe they have uncovered a complex scheme that successfully scammed the government.

04/10/2014

Damon Elliot Slayton (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

Inmate Mistakenly Released Captured After 2 Days

The search is over for a prisoner released by mistake from the Jefferson County Jail.

03/27/2014

Damon Elliot Slayton (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

Search Continues For Inmate Released By Mistake

The search continues for a prisoner released by mistake from the Jefferson County Jail.

03/26/2014

Angel Castrejon,  Johnny Nunez, Curtis Apodaca, Malcom Hoffert (credit: Otero County Sheriff)

3 Of 4 Inmates Who Escaped Otero County Jail Captured

A manhunt across southeastern Colorado that involved the Colorado National Guard and dozens of law enforcement officers has resulted in the recapture of three of four inmates who had escaped from the Otero County Jail.

03/05/2014

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Bill Addressing Inmates’ Earned Time Passes House

The Colorado House approved a measure giving prisons authority to revoke inmates’ earned time for any reason or if they have committed a violent crime while incarcerated.

02/25/2014

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Colorado Prison Director Seeks Isolation Reform

Colorado’s new Corrections Department director is promising to reform solitary confinement policies after spending the night in an isolated cell, an experiment he said left him “feeling twitchy and paranoid.”

02/21/2014

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