Officer Dies After Incident At Oak Park Heights Correctional FacilityThe Minnesota Department of Corrections says an officer died Monday due to a medical emergency after responding to an officer being assaulted.
Correctional Facility Officer 'Seriously Attacked'; Investigation UnderwayThe Minnesota Department of Corrections says an investigation is underway after one of its officers was assaulted by an offender Wednesday morning.
Man Who Escaped From Faribault Prison Taken Into CustodyPolice said 54-year-old Christian Klockerman escaped from the minimum custody unit of the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault just after 10:30 Saturday morning.
Emotional Outbursts Follow Alexandria Woman's Murder SentencingAn Alexandria woman learned Friday she will spend more than seven years in prison for the murder of a man she loved. Jason Nyberg died in September inside the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault after 34-year-old Melissa Guillette smuggled in methamphetamine and passed it to him.
Inmate Who Escaped MN Correctional Facility ApprehendedAn inmate who escaped from the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater last Friday morning has been located and taken into custody, according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
Inmate Escapes From Minn. Correctional FacilityAn inmate escaped Friday morning from the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, according the prison. Authorities are looking for Patrick James Buswell. They say he walked away from the minimum security unit Friday.
Man Sentenced To 4 Years In Bicyclist's DeathA 50-year-old man will serve 4 years in prison for drunkenly striking and killing a bicyclist with his van last February.
St. Cloud Prison Spreads Some Cheer Behind BarsChristmas behind bars comes with little of the typical holiday cheer for inmates at St. Cloud prison. But staff members at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud are working to give it some holiday touch with religious services, treat bags and special Christmas meals.
A Rare Inside Look: St. Cloud Prison Turns 125One of the most recognizable buildings in Minnesota -- the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud -- is turning 125. Since 1889, 55 acres of property in central Minnesota has been home to the St. Cloud prison. Once you get inside the granite wall, you can see why this site was chosen.
Warrant Issued For Predatory Offender Who Allegedly Violated Release TermsAuthorities are searching for a Level 3 predatory offender, who has been on fugitive status since Sunday for allegedly violating the terms of his supervised release. Rommel Heinrich Fritz is on intensive supervised release for first-degree criminal sexual conduct against an underage female and was released into the Sandstone, Minn., area on June 11 from the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Rush City.
$1 Million Bail Set For St. Paul Man Accused Of Rape, BurglaryA St. Paul man was charged Friday with multiple crimes relating to a home invasion on Wednesday which led to a sexual assault and robbery. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 18-year-old Curtez DeShawn Graham was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, three counts of first-degree burglary, two counts of kidnapping and one count of first-degree robbery.
Inmate Attack At Stillwater Prison Sends 2 To The HospitalAn inmate attack Wednesday at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, Minn., sent two people to the hospital, and hurt two others.
Prison Compost Program Puts Worms To WorkThe Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater has been feeding more than 1,600 people a day, three meals a day.