Supermax

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Boston Marathon Bomber Likely To Serve Time In Colorado’s Supermax Prison

The man convicted in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings will likely spend his sentence at Supermax in Florence, Colorado.

04/08/2015

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Former Supermax Inmate Gets Maximum 15-Year Sentence In Threats Case

A Missouri man has been sentenced to the maximum term of 15 years in federal prison for sending threatening letters while he already was a prison inmate at the Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado.

04/06/2015

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’20th Hijacker’ Wants Transfer From Colorado‚Äôs Supermax To Guantanamo

An imprisoned man known as the “20th hijacker” in the 9/11 terror attacks is asking a South Florida federal judge for a transfer to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

12/10/2014

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Inmate Involved In Terror Plot Moved To Colorado

An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq has been sent to a maximum-security prison.

09/06/2014

Supermax prison in Florence (credit: CBS)

Court: 30 Years’ Solitary OK For Convicted Killer At Supermax

An appeals court on Thursday denied a request by a federal prisoner convicted of killing three people behind bars to be released from solitary confinement, where he has been held the past 30 years.

05/22/2014

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Supermax Corrections Officers Not Getting Paid, Prisoners Receive Checks

Corrections officers at the Supermax prison in Florence are not receiving paychecks because of the government shutdown but prisoners are.

10/11/2013

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Supermax Inmates Sue Over Mental Health Treatment

Five inmates who say their mental health illnesses are deteriorating in solitary confinement inside the so-called Supermax prison in Colorado have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.

06/18/2012

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Change-Of-Plea Hearing Set Over Stolen Grenade

A federal prison employee accused of stealing and selling a “flash bang” grenade from the armory of the prison in Florence, Colo., known as Supermax has reached a plea agreement.

10/31/2011

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Judge: Terrorist Can Sue Over Supermax Restrictions

A man convicted of a 1998 terrorist strike on the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania has won the right to sue the federal government over tight restrictions on his visitors and letter-writing at the federal Supermax prison.

10/05/2011