DENVER (AP) - Authorities say a man imprisoned for killing an 11-year-old boy and throwing him in a trash bin has been killed under "suspicious circumstances" at Sterling Correctional Facility.
Denver Coroner's Office says Lyle Brent White died Thursday and an autopsy will performed on him Saturday.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A fellow soldier of an Army private accused of shooting and killing a Taliban leader says he feared the private would kill the prisoner and maybe even himself.
The testimony came during a court hearing at Tuesday Fort Carson to determine whether there is... more »
An inmate who broke out of a maximum security prison in northeast Colorado has been charged with escape, holding hostages and kidnapping.
The Denver Post reports that Douglas Alward was also charged Monday with being a habitual criminal, first-degree burglary and possession of a weapon by a previous offender.... more »
Colorado prison officials are holding a community meeting in Sterling to discuss the escape of an inmate from a maximum-security prison there.
Department of Corrections Director Ari Zavaras and other department executives will attend the meeting Tuesday night on the campus of Northeastern Junior College.
Douglas Alward was... more »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is transferring more than 100 inmates from a privately operated state prison in Kingman where three inmates escaped July 30.
Corrections Director Charles Ryan says the transfers to other prisons result from tighter restrictions being imposed on what inmates can be assigned to the... more »
STERLING, Colo. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Sterling.
The sheriff's office says 36-year-old Joel Elias Ocanas failed to return from work release Tuesday. An arrest warrant has been issued for his arrest. Authorities say Ocanas was being... more »
Pueblo County work crews are back for the summer, using labor provided by county jail inmates.
Started in 2003, the program was discontinued after Sheriff Kirk Taylor was elected and now reinstated. The goal is trash pick-up and beautification of Pueblo County.
Select inmates make up the Chain... more »
The Obama administration is preparing new rules that would give U.S.-held prisoners in Afghanistan some due process. A defense official says the Pentagon is establishing a program to give prisoners at Bagram Air Base a U.S. military official to serve as their personal representative. They'll get a chance to go... more »