The Oregon Corrections Department says a 67-year-old inmate serving time at a northeast Oregon prison died after being found unconscious in his single cell.
A convicted bank robber who escaped from a southern Oregon jail by jumping into a tree has been captured after almost a year on the run.
Ronald Lee Macik is inmate 12680, the lowest number among 8,700 felons in Idaho prisons. It’s a lonely distinction: Nobody else locked up in 1969 when guards first escorted a 21-year-old Macik through the State Penitentiary’s sally port remains behind bars.
Forget license plates. Some inmates at the Airway Heights Corrections Center are training for jobs in the state’s huge aerospace industry.
An Eastern Washington powerlifter has been sentenced to 2.5 years in federal prison for importing steroids.
Six inmates, each shackled and chained to a chair, face the front of a room at the Washington State Penitentiary as two instructors guide them through conversations about managing anger and avoiding confrontation.
Jonathan Standridge and Colton Harris-Moore made an odd couple as they sat together in the visiting room of a Washington state prison one day last spring.
The man accused of killing his grandparents in Renton, Wash., had just been released from prison.
Five people who were arrested Dec. 22 on state bank robbery charges are now in federal court in Seattle where they could be sentenced to longer prison terms, if convicted.
The U.S. Attorney’s office in Seattle says a former loan officer at Pierce Commercial Bank was sentenced to 10 years in prison for mortgage fraud on Monday.