INMATES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INMATES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Judge rejects Martin MacNeill’s request for new murder trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352759-78/macneill-trial-pullan-testimony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352759-78/macneill-trial-pullan-testimony.html.csp">Judge rejects Martin MacNeill’s request for new murder trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By michael mcfall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:51.866-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 4th District judge on Friday rejected a request for a new trial by Martin MacNeill, who was convicted last year of murdering his wife in 2007. Judge Derek Pullan has been mulling the new trial request since January, when MacNeill’s attorney, Randall Spencer filed a motion claiming a federal inmate lied on the stand about a possible early release he received in exchange for his testimony and that prosecutors did not disclose that a deal was in the works. “The question is whether there is a rea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352759@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:51 MDT Utah prison inmates run 5K race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347432-78/inmates-prison-race-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347432-78/inmates-prison-race-program.html.csp">Utah prison inmates run 5K race</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T10:58:30.532-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 10:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • About 40 male inmates in the Con-Quest substance abuse program participated Thursday in the first 5K race at the Utah State Prison. They ran 16 laps around the fenced jogging track made muddy from recent rain. The 5K was a first for most of the inmates, who have been training in anticipation of the race as part of the prison’s Addict II Athlete program.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347432@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:58:30 MDT Prison company pays $8 million in back wages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314611-79/federal-prison-company-employees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314611-79/federal-prison-company-employees.html.csp">Prison company pays $8 million in back wages</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T18:07:02.008-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 06:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The nation’s largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in California City, officials with the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday. The payments came after an investigation found that the federal prison subcontractor underpaid 362 employees at the California City Correctional Center under the terms of its contract, where pay rates are es...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583146112014-08-19T18:07:02.008-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T18:07:02.008-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314611@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:07:02 MDT Utah prison review aims to find new approach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58264217-90/corrections-gordon-inmates-justice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58264217-90/corrections-gordon-inmates-justice.html.csp">Utah prison review aims to find new approach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T08:44:52.98-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With a recidivism rate above the national average and a prison population expected to grow by some 2,700 inmates during the next two decades, Gov. Gary Herbert and other state leaders are in the midst of a ground-up review of Utah’s corrections policy. “We’re calling on the foremost experts on public safety to create a new road map for our criminal-justice system,” Herbert said in a statement. “The prison gates must be a permanent exit from the system, not just a revolving door.” Work on the pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264217@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:44:52 MDT Denver to pay $3M to ex-inmate who says genitals were scalded http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212415-68/denver-hunter-deputy-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212415-68/denver-hunter-deputy-federal.html.csp">Denver to pay $3M to ex-inmate who says genitals were scalded</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T20:25:26.032-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Denver officials have reached a deal to pay $3.3 million to settle a federal jail-abuse lawsuit filed by a former inmate who said a deputy ignored his blood-curdling screams while a group of fellow inmates brutally beat him and scalded his genitals with hot water. The tentative payout is believed to be among the largest in Denver’s history to resolve a civil rights case. Word of a settlement came Tuesday, a day after Denver Sheriff Gary Wilson resigned amid a growing list of misconduct ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212415@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:25:26 MDT Roof collapses at Texas prison operated by Utah company http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202242-68/amp-texas-diboll-inmates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202242-68/amp-texas-diboll-inmates.html.csp">Roof collapses at Texas prison operated by Utah company</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T20:33:01.978-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Diboll, Texas • Authorities say the roof of a privately run East Texas prison has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 19 injured inmates to hospitals. One of those inmates was later airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston after the Saturday collapse at Diboll Correctional Center, about 100 miles northeast of Houston. Neither his identity nor his condition has been released. In a statement, a prison spokesman said the other inmates suffered cuts and bruises whe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58202242@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:33:01 MDT U.S. jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182197-68/mental-inmates-says-jails.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182197-68/mental-inmates-says-jails.html.csp">U.S. jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM GELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T15:16:04.041-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something’s not right. “They say I got bipolar, that’s all,” he says. “OK, are you taking your meds?” she asks. “When I can get them,” he answers. “I’m down here every day,” Montgomery says. “Every morning I hear this.” The Chicago jail and many of its 3,300 counterparts across the coun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581821972014-07-14T15:16:04.041-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T15:16:04.041-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182197@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:16:04 MDT Temporary IDs offer former inmates a shot at a permanent life out of prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160705-78/prison-state-inmates-ids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160705-78/prison-state-inmates-ids.html.csp">Temporary IDs offer former inmates a shot at a permanent life out of prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T22:34:17.69-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • There was little fanfare in the small room where Utah State Prison inmates sat on plastic chairs Tuesday, filling out papers with borrowed blue pens. They checked off boxes, filled out their name and date of birth. They answered yes or no questions, confirmed they were U.S. citizens. It wasn’t exciting. But, offenders and officials said, it’s so important. “Offenders would get out of prison and realize they can’t get a job, can’t get an apartment, can’t get anything without a state ID,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160705@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT Lawsuit: Inmate tried to buy influence in prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142439-68/rajaratnam-lawsuit-malaszuk-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142439-68/rajaratnam-lawsuit-malaszuk-prison.html.csp">Lawsuit: Inmate tried to buy influence in prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:40:01.964-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Haven, Conn. • A former driver and personal assistant to imprisoned hedge-fund founder Raj Rajaratnam says he was asked to help funnel money from his boss to other inmates at a federal prison in Massachusetts. The allegations are contained in a wrongful termination lawsuit filed June 20 in U.S. District Court by the driver, Peter Malaszuk, against the 57-year-old Rajaratnam. The lawsuit also names as defendants Rajaratnam’s wife, Asha Pabla, and the Synamon Management Group, a South Carolina...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142439@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:40:01 MDT