Authorities say three former employees of the Pendleton Correctional Facility face criminal charges in connection with the beating of an inmate and the attempt to cover it up.
Since the program started in April 2017, attorneys have found at least 7 kids who didn't have an attorney when they should have.
All ten women who enrolled in their program received a welding certificate.
The program is designed to prepare prisoners for tech jobs when they’re released by offering virtual courses on coding.
Indiana Department of Correction spokesman Doug Garrison says that for now the department plans to maintain the 15-acre property.
Sheriffs say one of the major issues is that the state pays local jails just $35 per day to house low-level Department of Corrections inmates.
The overlapping position with a for-profit Illinois company provides health care to correctional facilities in more than a dozen states.
Holy Cross College was chosen to participate in a federal program that gives prisoners Pell grants to earn college credits and degrees.
Holy Cross is one of more than 200 colleges that applied to participate in the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program.
Cellphones that inmates have illegally in prison are universally seen as a security threat, but states need FCC permission to block cell signals.