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Coronavirus lockdown means less inmate labor for community service
One of the groups iargued Beshear is targeting their constitutional rights, the other called for better conditions for inmates.
In Lexington, the health department says 23 more inmates tested positive for the coronavirus at the Federal Medical Center.
A group of mostly women protested outside of Beshear's briefing Saturday to demand better protection for inmates.
Tests results from Green River Correctional Institute created a surge in Kentucky coronavirus cases Tuesday.
Friday morning, an offender at Green River Correctional Complex died after battling COVID-19.
Non-violent offenders were able to meet their daughters on the red carpet for a night of fun at Woodford County Detention Center Saturday.
The state shutdown the jail in Bell County for failing to fix its smoke evacuation system, putting inmates and staff at-risk.
The Little Sandy Correctional Complex recently donated several dog houses made by inmates to the facility to Tri-County Animal Rescue in Clearfield, Kentucky.
Inmates at the Franklin County Regional Jail are now able to connect with friends and family members with the new Inspire tablet.
DOJ: Kentucky jail uses excessive force on inmates
The Scott County Detention Center says that during the month of January, inmates have accomplished several projects.
Officials say several jail inmates have been diagnosed with hepatitis A in a Kentucky county where cases of the contagious liver disease have increased in recent months.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) - Dozens of state inmates are being removed from a troubled jail in eastern Kentucky. The Independent reports 60 inmates are being...
Five staff members at the high-security federal prison in McCreary County were injured Wednesday afternoon in an attack by inmates, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities in Kentucky are searching for two inmates who escaped a Louisville jail by hiding in trash cans. The Courier Journal...
The jail says it went on lockdown Sunday night after three inmates tested positive for hepatitis A.
Kentucky State Police are looking for two inmates who they say assaulted staff members and escaped from the Bell County Detention Center Tuesday night.
A South Carolina prisons spokesman says seven inmates are dead and 17 others required outside medical attention after hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison.
The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill aimed at steering more pregnant inmates into rehabilitation centers to treat their drug addiction.