A European manufacturer of lethal injection drugs refuses to sell to the U.S., so Indiana is sharing its supply with other states that are running out.
The Department of Corrections has increased mental health care for inmates and is building additional housing at the Pendleton Correctional Facility.
Law enforcement has apprehended a man in Indiana who escaped a Michigan prison yesterday.
Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, plans to sponsor a bill that would boost mandatory minimum sentences for violent crimes.
State legislators are bringing in a third party to analyze what impact the criminal code overhaul will have on prison populations.
A judge previously ordered a federal prison in Terre Haute to allow Muslim inmates to participate in daily group prayer.
The ACLU has filed a petition to hold a federal prison in Terre Haute in contempt of court for not allowing Muslim inmates to pray together five times a day.
The ACLU is arguing the Department of Corrections does not provide adequate services for mentally ill people who come under their watch.
Under a proposal presented to the Criminal Code Evaluation Commission, the Department of Corrections would approve which courses inmates can take for credit.
Legislators are considering sentencing people committing low-level felonies to probation rather than prison.