INMATES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INMATES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah inmates to get unique chance at public service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433464-90/chub-inmates-jail-lesser.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433464-90/chub-inmates-jail-lesser.html.csp">Utah inmates to get unique chance at public service</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T16:09:13.997-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake County jail inmates will get a chance to help save the lesser chub from extinction. Sheriff Jim Winder convinced the County Council this week to let him take $150,000 out of a prisoner-services account to develop a pond next to the jail that would be used to breed the endangered fish. “Once we do the ground work and get this thing moving along, all the labor will be inmate labor,” Winder said. “They’ll learn science, math and the biology of the lesser chub. It is a very cool project.” ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58433464@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:09:13 MDT Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436371-68/inmates-mental-illnesses-isolation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436371-68/inmates-mental-illnesses-isolation.html.csp">Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM GELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T20:28:02.375-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 08:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico’s Valencia County Detention Center were always on. Locked inside, alone, for months, Jan Green — a 52-year-old computer technician with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder — rocked on a bench for hours, confiding in an imaginary companion. “I would talk and hold conversations just in my little crazy world, I guess you would say, just to keep me company,” Green says. Though isolated, Green was, in a sense, far from alone. In jails aro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584363712014-09-20T20:28:02.375-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-20T20:28:02.375-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436371@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:28:02 MDT 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="2014-09-02T09:20:33.695-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:20AM 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 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:20:33 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