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January 16, 2018


State Adopts Coding Program For Prisoners

The program is designed to prepare prisoners for tech jobs when they’re released by offering virtual courses on coding.

September 6, 2017


Sheriff: Prisoners Who Once Went To State Causing Problems

Bartholomew County Sheriff Matthew Myers is attributing jail disturbances to overcrowding and not having enough staff or operational space.

April 14, 2017


Offenders At Putnamville Prison Repair Broken Bicycles

An Indianapolis bicycle group teams up with Putnamville Correctional Facility to refurbish used bicycles and donate them to underprivileged children.

December 26, 2016


Indy Mayor Seeks To Get Mentally Ill, Addicted Inmates Treatment

Indianapolis' mayor is proposing a slate of criminal-justice changes aimed at steering mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects into treatment instead of jail.

July 5, 2016


Rockville Female Inmates To Be Featured In Documentary

"Women in Prison" will focus on the stories of 12 offenders at the all-women Wabash Valley facility during the six-episode season.

August 10, 2015


Indiana Inmates’ Produce Being Sent To Food Banks

Offenders at the Correctional Industrial Facility in Pendleton, Ind., are learning to cultivate more than a dozen fruits and vegetables.

August 10, 2015


Morning Headlines: Monday, August 10, 2015

IU Health is revoking disciplinary actions against two nurses who tried to unionize; scientists are giving the bridge over Wildcat Creek a thorough examination.

June 5, 2015


The Hidden Price Of Prison: Calls Cost Inmates’ Families

Families of inmates often pay high costs for phone calls and other technological communication services. They say the costs add up quickly.

April 22, 2015


Two Inmates ‘Walk Away’ From Columbus Trash Pick-Up Crew

Cody Morris and Troy Thomas were incarcerated at a minimum security facility in Edinburgh and were part of a trash pick-up crew working in the Columbus area.

July 22, 2013


Judge: Prison Must Allow Muslim Prayer Within 30 Days

A judge has ruled the federal prison in Terre Haute must allow Muslim inmates group prayer anytime they are out of their cells.

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