Colorado 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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The number of Colorado inmates in solitary confinement is declining and prison officials say they’re looking at changing policies to continue the trend.
A Saudi national convicted of sexually abusing his housekeeper should remain behind bars in Colorado in case investigators find some link between him and the slaying of the state’s prisons director, a prosecutor said Friday.
Authorities investigated a Colorado prison inmate from Saudi Arabia in the slaying of the state’s corrections chief, the state’s assistant prison director testified, but they apparently found nothing linking the prisoner to the killing.
A Saudi Arabian official asked a Colorado judge Thursday to let a Saudi man return to his home country to serve probation and enter a treatment program for sexually assaulting his housekeeper and treating her as a virtual slave.
A Saudi man convicted of sexually assaulting his housekeeper and treating her as a virtual slave is trying to get his sentence reduced.
The father of a young man believed to be shot and killed for his pizza delivery uniform reacts to the plea given by the woman who bought the gun.
The only person to face a charge in the killing of Colorado’s prisons chief has pleaded guilty to providing the firearm to a white supremacist gang member suspected in the slaying.
The woman accused of buying the gun used to kill Colorado’s prisons chief is scheduled to enter a guilty plea Tuesday afternoon.