Supermax

Supermax prison in Florence (credit: CBS)

Colorado Now Home For Man Convicted Of Killing Nearly 50 People

A man convicted of killing nearly 50 people is now behind bars in Colorado.

06/28/2015

Supermax prison in Florence (credit: CBS)

Boston Bomber Likely Headed To Supermax On Temporary Basis

The Boston bomber is likely headed to Supermax prison in Colorado, at least on a temporary basis.

06/25/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, May 15, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Tsarnaev Could Be 1st Terrorist Executed In US Since 9/11

The death sentence jurors imposed on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sets the stage for what could be the nation’s first execution of a terrorist in the post-9/11 era, though the case is likely to go through years of appeals.

05/16/2015

Supermax prison in Florence (credit: CBS)

Inmate Convicted Of First Killing Of Fellow Inmate At Supermax

Ten years after the first killing at the Supermax prison at Florence in Southern Colorado, an inmate was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder by stomping and kicking another inmate to death.

04/21/2015

Supermax prison in Florence (credit: CBS)

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

Zacarias Moussaoui (credit: CBS)

’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

Supermax prison in Florence (credit: CBS)

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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