Sheriff: Staff Puts Out Fire At Kandiyohi County JailAuthorities in Kandiyohi County say a fire started in the jail Thursday.
Wisconsin Jury Recommends Charges In Jail Dehydration CaseA jury recommended criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jail staffers in the dehydration death of an inmate who went without water for seven days.
Minn. Woman Gets Jail Time For Trying To Poison Boyfriend's Mom In Neb.A Minnesota woman who admitted pouring carpet cleaner in the ice tea of her boyfriend's mother has been sent to jail in Nebraska.
Jailor In Wis. Gets 30 Years For Sex With InmatesA judge has sentenced a Polk County jailor to 30 years in prison for having sex with multiple inmates.
Top Lawmaker Says Jamar Clark Should Have Been In Jail On Nov. 15A leading state lawmaker and a criminal defense attorney say Jamar Clark should have been in jail on Nov. 15, the day he was shot and killed by Minneapolis police.
Fmr. MSU Student Advisor Sentenced In Drug & Burglary CasesA Mankato man has been sentenced to 20 days in jail for a pair of crimes inside two women's dorm rooms.
TV Actor Dustin Diamond Wants Delay In Bar Stabbing SentenceFormer "Saved by the Bell" actor Dustin Diamond is asking a judge to delay his sentence for a Christmas Day stabbing in a Wisconsin bar.
Emergency Workers Practice Jail Evacuation In Ramsey CountyPolice, Firefighters and several other emergency agencies were on hand today for what looked like a major jail evacuation -- but this was only a drill.
Good Question: What Happens At The County Workhouse?What most people, including judges, lawyers and inmates, know as the Ramsey County Workhouse is actually called the Ramsey County Correctional Facility. It’s located on Century Avenue, on the border of Maplewood and Woodbury ,and sits next to a county nine-hole golf course. There are two separate areas for men and women.
Mankato Man Arrested, Child Abuse Charges PendingPolice arrested a Mankato man Tuesday night after officials say an investigation showed he might have abused two young children.
Police: 2 Rice County Inmates Escaped Jail, Stole 2 VehiclesPolice say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles.
Cops: Man Lights Sock On Fire After Laundry DisputeA 59-year-old man faces arson charges after allegedly setting a sock on fire in an apartment hallway following a dispute over using the communal drier.
Minn. Man Gets 12 Years For Mortgage Fraud SchemeFederal officials say a 39-year-old man was sentenced this week to more than 12 years in prison for orchestrating a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.
Ex-Nurse Guilty Of Assisting Suicide Gets Jail A former nurse in Minnesota who admitted going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves is headed to jail.
Authorities: Cambridge Principal Arrested For Stalking, Fleeing Peace OfficerA school principal in central Minnesota has been arrested early Sunday morning. Christopher Grote, the principal at Cambridge Primary School in Cambridge, was booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct, public nuisance, stalking and fleeing a peace officer, according to Isanti County Jail records.