'Nobody Has Taken Responsibility': MN Legislature Fails To Approve $3M Settlement For Family Of Murdered DOC Officer Joseph GommThe family of a murdered Minnesota corrections officer is making one final plea to lawmakers before taking the case to court.
10th Minnesota Inmate Dies As A Result Of COVID-19On Friday, a 57-year-old man was reported by the Minnesota Department of Corrections to have died at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was not identified by name.
Faribault Inmate Dies Of COVID, Marks 9th Virus-Related Death Of Incarcerated Person In MNThe Minnesota Department of Corrections said that a 70-year-old man from the facility in Faribault died on Saturday morning. He had been taken to District One Hospital in Faribault and had recently been diagnosed with the virus.
After COVID-19 Outbreak At St. Cloud Prison, Intake Operations Move To Lino LakesThe Minnesota Department of Corrections is moving the state's prisoner intake operations form the St. Cloud prison where the number of COVID-19 cases have spiked.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 7 Inmates At Moose Lake Corrections Facility Test Positive For COVID-19Seven inmates in Minnesota's Moose Lake corrections facility have tested positive for COVID-19.
Legislative Auditor Finds Serious Problems with State Corrections FacilitiesYet changes won't come without the dollars to fix what's broke.
Audit: Prison Safety In Minnesota Suffers Due To Guard ShortageThe safety of inmates and staff at Minnesota's state prisons has suffered due to chronic shortages of correctional officers and a corresponding reliance on having existing officers work overtime, the Office of the Legislative Auditor said Wednesday.
Corrections Officer Randy Beehler Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Female InmateA 53-year-old Foley man is accused of sexually assaulting a female inmate while working as a corrections officer at the Shakopee women’s prison.
Record Use Of Solitary Confinement In Minnesota Last YearA record number of Minnesota prison inmates were placed in solitary confinement last year.
Departed Department Of Corrections Official Accused Of Leaking Information A Minnesota corrections official who resigned recently is accused of leaking private internal data as well as lobbying for her husband's nonprofit.
Corrections Deputy Walker Says She's Accused Of LobbyingA Department of Corrections deputy commissioner who resigned last week says she has been accused of lobbying for her husband's nonprofit on state time.
Minnesota Inmates Win Access To Costly Hepatitis C DrugsMinnesota inmates with chronic hepatitis C infections have gained access to pricey antiviral drugs following a class-action lawsuit settlement.
2 Corrections Officers Injured At Faribault State PrisonTwo corrections officers have been injured in an attack at the Faribault State Prison Sunday evening, the Department of Corrections confirmed.
MINNCOR Program Under Fire After Stillwater Officer's DeathThe Department of Corrections will close the industry building where a corrections officer lost his life last week.
DOC Launching Investigation Into Lino Lakes Inmate EscapeJames Mitchell was able to gain control of the vehicle at the Lino Lakes Corrections facility on Friday after being transferred from St. Cloud. He took off with eight other inmates inside.