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July 28, 2018
Koch network project gears up to help inmates re-enter society after prison
A new project funded by the network aligned with billionaire industrialist Charles Koch is tracking and monitoring 1,100 inmates in four states...
July 28, 2018 - 10:07am
March 8, 2018
No criminal charges for former ND jail officer accused by inmates of sexual misconduct
FARGO—Citing credibility issues and a lack of evidence, a Cass County, North Dakota, prosecutor has declined to file criminal charges against a former Cass County Jail officer accused of sexual misconduct by two female inmates. Documents obtained from the Cass County State's...
March 8, 2018 - 9:00pm
December 12, 2017
New state law gives jailed parents break on child support, hoping for better re-entry to society
BISMARCK—A new state law that takes effect Jan. 1 will terminate month child support obligations of incarcerated parents incarcerated for 180 days or longer. The 2017 North Dakota Legislature passed Senate Bill 2277, which aims to prevent the accumulation of large amounts of...
December 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
Two inmates walk away from Devils Lake reentry center
DEVILS LAKE—Two inmates of the Lake Region Law Enforcement Center did not return to the jail's Residential Reentry Center after being allowed to leave Tuesday. According to a news release from the jail, Brendon Scott Belgarde Jr., 22, left the center to go to his job at Marco's...
January 12, 2017 - 7:28am
December 20, 2016
Obama plans up to 18 more Guantanamo prisoner transfers before leaving office
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to transfer as many as 18 more prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay military prison before leaving office,...
December 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
October 22, 2016
Mass prison break in Haiti, 174 inmates flee after killing guard
ARCAHAIE, Haiti - Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, said authorities who launched a manhunt with support from U.N.
October 22, 2016 - 9:00pm
June 7, 2016
Housing growing N.D. prison population could cost $485M by 2025
BISMARCK—Researchers working with North Dakota lawmakers on ways to reduce prison spending and reinvest the savings unveiled a "sobering" estimate Monday: Without policy action, the cost of contracting beds for the state's growing prison population will total $485 million through...
June 7, 2016 - 6:38am
January 27, 2016
N.D. launches jail system review
BISMARCK—With its jails and prisons overcrowded and incarceration costs on the rise, North Dakota launched an effort with a national partner...
January 27, 2016 - 6:49am
January 13, 2016
Fate of Florida death row inmates in limbo after U.S. Supreme Court ruling
TAMPA, Fla. - The fate of the 390 inmates on Florida's death row was uncertain after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the state's capital punishment sentencing process. Two upcoming executions, scheduled for February and March, could be affected as the Florida Supreme...
January 13, 2016 - 10:00pm
October 10, 2015
Inmates not happy with amount of food served in Cass County jail
FARGO -- Being in jail isn't supposed to be a picnic, but some Cass County inmates claim their mealtime experience is more like a prison cam...
October 10, 2015 - 8:27am
September 27, 2015
Pope tells Philadelphia prisoners he is a 'brother' to them
PHILADELPHIA -- Pope Francis visited a Philadelphia jail on Sunday morning and told prisoners he was coming to them as a brother to share their situation and make it is own. Dozens of men and women from the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, wearing blue prison uniforms, filed...
September 27, 2015 - 9:00pm
June 17, 2015
Central N.D. inmates to be housed in Grand Forks jail
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks County Correctional Center will house inmates from a jail for Burleigh and Morton counties while it’s under construction Correctional Center Director Bret Burkholder said the project is slated to last about three years and inmates will need housing...
June 17, 2015 - 8:10am
June 11, 2015
Manhunt for escaped N.Y. inmates expands to Vt.
NEW YORK—The manhunt for two inmates who escaped from a New York maximum security prison expanded to neighboring Vermont on Wednesday as the pair set a record for the longest jailbreak in New York history, authorities said. Richard Matt, 48, and David Sweat, 34, escaped...
June 11, 2015 - 7:05am
August 25, 2013
ND sheriff plans to take more federal inmates
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney has found an unexpected solution to the staff shortage at the county jail in eastern North Dakota. Laney tells the Forum he is asking for 13 new positions in his 2014 budget request as the jail prepares to quadruple the number of...
August 25, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 15, 2010
Programs give JRCC inmates job skills they can use upon release
To reduce crime and the expense to incarcerate those who commit it, the state offers felons financial stability -- or at least a means to get...
January 15, 2010 - 7:09am