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Escaped inmate apprehended within several hours

An inmate at Blackburn Correctional Complex walked away early Wednesday afternoon but was apprehended within a few hours of escaping, according to officials.

Group sues after books sent to Kentucky prisoners rejected

A human rights group says the Kentucky Department of Corrections is illegally censoring books the group has sent to prisoners.

Bourbon Co. inmate death under investigation

Bourbon County Coroner Dee Gee Roe says she's trying to find out why an inmate died.

Inmate left overnight in Kentucky courthouse cell

A pretrial release officer happened to discover James Thomas Adkins Tuesday morning locked inside a Whitley County Judicial Center holding cell in Williamsburg.
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Fayette County inmate death under investigation

Officials say a 32-year-old woman who was an inmate at the Fayette County jail has died.
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Inmate walks away from Northpoint Training Center

A release from the Kentucky Department of Corrections says that an inmate at Northpoint Training Center walked away from the minimum-security facility Friday morning at around 7:00 a.m.

Daily inmate fees to help pay for overcrowding at the Madison County Detention Center

The Madison County Detention Center has been overcrowded for years but the judge executive has a plan to take the cost burden off taxpayers.

Jailer: Inmate gives birth in cell, baby doing well

A Kentucky jailer says a pregnant inmate has given birth in her cell and the baby is doing well.

Authorities need help finding escaped inmate

Kentucky State Police are asking for your help finding a man who escaped from a jail in Crittenden County.

KSP searching for inmate who walked off work release detail

Kentucky State Police are asking for help from the public in finding an inmate that escaped the Webster County Detention Center on Monday.

Lewis Co. inmate dies while being taken to hospital

Kentucky State Police say an inmate at the Lewis County Detention Center died while being taken by ambulance to Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
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Eastern Kentucky deputy jailer convicted in inmate assault

A federal jury has convicted a former supervisory deputy jailer in eastern Kentucky in connection with injuries to an inmate.

Slain killer, inmate suspect were in protective custody unit

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A union representing corrections officers says the suspect in the fatal prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel...
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UPDATE: KSP apprehend escaped inmate from Marshall Co.

PADUCAH, Ky. (WTVQ) - Kentucky State Police say they have apprehended a man who escaped from the Marshall County Detention Center on February 26th. Troopers...
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UPDATE: Blackburn inmate who walked away apprehended

An inmate who walked away from Blackburn Correctional Complex on February 12 was apprehended Wednesday in Jefferson County, according to a release from the facility.

Police investigating death of Harlan County jail inmate

Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a jail inmate in eastern Kentucky.

Two escaped inmates caught in Bell County

Two inmates who escaped from jail in Pineville have now been caught.

UPDATE: Inmate Back in Custody

Police say an inmate who failed to return after being let out on a medical pass is back in custody.
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Prison Fight Results in Death of Kentucky Inmate

Kentucky corrections officials say a prisoner has died of injuries from a fight with another inmate earlier this month.

KSP: Inmate Fatally Shot During Hostage Situation

Kentucky State Police are investigating after the death of a inmate in an officer-involved shooting at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange.

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