An inmate at the federal prison complex at Florence was found guilty today of assaulting an officer with a weapon.
Timothy Young, 52, an inmate at the Administrative Maximum Security institution was found guilty today by a jury on a charge of assault on a federal officer with a... more »
The Federal Penitentiary near Florence is on lockdown tonight after two staff members were assaulted by an inmate. It happened around 1 p.m. We're told the inmate entered a staff members office and struck the staff members in the face.
Other staff stepped in and got the situation under... more »
DENVER (AP) - A former Colorado Springs man and a longtime fugitive has been sentenced to about 14 years in federal prison for drug and weapons crimes - and failure to show up for his sentencing in 1995.
The U.S. attorney's office for Colorado says 49-year-old Ronald Thrasher was... more »
A corrections officer at the federal penitentiary in Florence was stabbed in the back three times by a prisoner using a homemade shank. The officer was treated at a hospital for his injuries and released.
The attack happened around noon on Wednesday. The prisoner was quickly subdued by other... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a bill that bans inmates from using or possessing cell phones in federal prisons.
A similar bill already has passed the Senate. Congress is trying to crack down on the smuggling of cell phones into federal prisons, where they can be used... more »
A 42-year-old Mexican man authorities say helped his brother smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine into the United States has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
Immigrant Miguel Arriola Marquez was also sentenced Friday to four years of supervised released for conspiracy to possess with intent... more »