November 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) An inmate at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls died over the weekend.
April 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
NEW ENGLAND Inmates at Dakota Women’s Correctional Rehabilitation Center aren’t allowed to serve their time idling. Every woman is required to work, if not at the facility, then in surrounding communities, officials said. Continue Reading
February 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A South Dakota inmate who has acknowledged killing a penitentiary guard during a failed escape attempt told a judge Thursday that he deserves to be sentenced to death. Continue Reading
January 14, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun
County jails across North Dakota could benefit this Legislative session with the passage of two proposed bills that would help cover medical expenses for inmates currently paid by the jails.
Senate Bill 2024 would make inmates financially responsible for the costs of medical or health care and correctional facilities could seek reimbursement for the total amount of incurred medical costs. Continue Reading