Records Detail Break-In Attempt By Man Questioned In Killing Of Prison DirectorA man questioned in the killing of Colorado's prisons chief brazenly tried to break into the home of a former corrections employee, repeatedly asking a neighbor if anyone was home, court documents unsealed Thursday show.
Man Questioned In Prison Chief's Death Held After New AttackA man questioned in the killing of Colorado's prisons chief got into a shootout with police after trying to break in to the home of a former corrections employee, authorities said Thursday.
Beauprez Pulls Attack Ad Line That Criticizes Hickenlooper For MurderA new attack ad in the very tight race for governor in Colorado suggests incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper's policies may have led to the murder of the state's corrections department chief.
A Look At Mistaken Prisoner-Release CasesA look at cases in which clerical errors allowed inmates to evade prison time.
Lawmakers Trying To Restrict Solitary ConfinementA 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.
Bill Changing Prison Earned Time In Colorado FailsDemocrats have rejected a proposal to give Colorado prisons the power to revoke inmates' earned time, saying the measure raised safety concerns and discouraged good behavior.
Woman Gets 27 Months In Prison For Giving Gun To Evan EbelA woman who pleaded guilty to buying the handgun used to kill the director of Colorado's prisons was sentenced to more than two years in prison and three years supervision Monday.
Bill Addressing Inmates' Earned Time Passes HouseThe 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.
Colorado Prison Director Seeks Isolation ReformColorado'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."
Bill Would Change Earned Time In Colorado PrisonsColorado prisons would have the power to revoke inmates' earned time for any reason, or if they have committed a violent crime while incarcerated, with a bill given initial approval Thursday in the House.
Judge Denies Bid To Reduce Saudi Man's SentenceA Colorado judge on Thursday denied a Saudi man's request to return to his home country to complete his prison term for sexually abusing his Indonesian housekeeper and keeping her as a virtual slave.
Mentally Ill Won't Be Put In Solitary Confinement In ColoradoColorado prison officials are being directed to stop placing mentally ill inmates in solitary confinement as the corrections department continues to decrease the number of people on administrative segregation.

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