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HELP WANTED: Overgrown cemeteries one of unforeseen results of coronavirus

Coronavirus lockdown means less inmate labor for community service
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Two protests in Frankfort Saturday, two different causes

One of the groups iargued Beshear is targeting their constitutional rights, the other called for better conditions for inmates.
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23 more cases of covid-19 at the Federal Medical Center in Lexington

In Lexington, the health department says 23 more inmates tested positive for the coronavirus at the Federal Medical Center.

Protestors demand safer conditions for Green River inmates

A group of mostly women protested outside of Beshear's briefing Saturday to demand better protection for inmates.
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State has youngest death, prison numbers push up totals

Tests results from Green River Correctional Institute created a surge in Kentucky coronavirus cases Tuesday.

Ky. ACLU responds to first coronavirus death an incarcerated person

Friday morning, an offender at Green River Correctional Complex died after battling COVID-19.
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Incarcerated fathers dance with daughters at Woodford County Detention Center

Non-violent offenders were able to meet their daughters on the red carpet for a night of fun at Woodford County Detention Center Saturday.

State closes Bell County jail due to safety hazards

The state shutdown the jail in Bell County for failing to fix its smoke evacuation system, putting inmates and staff at-risk.
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Kentucky prison donates doghouses built by inmates

The Little Sandy Correctional Complex recently donated several dog houses made by inmates to the facility to Tri-County Animal Rescue in Clearfield, Kentucky.
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Franklin County inmates to have more options for connecting with loved ones

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

DOJ: Kentucky jail uses excessive force on inmates

Scott Co. Detention Center inmates complete several projects

The Scott County Detention Center says that during the month of January, inmates have accomplished several projects.

Kentucky jail official: 9 inmates diagnosed with hepatitis A

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.

Dozens of state inmates removed from troubled jail

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) - Dozens of state inmates are being removed from a troubled jail in eastern Kentucky. The Independent reports 60 inmates are being...

Inmates attack guards at prison in McCreary Co.

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.

Authorities seek inmates who escaped jail by hiding in trash

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities in Kentucky are searching for two inmates who escaped a Louisville jail by hiding in trash cans. The Courier Journal...

Three Forks Regional Jail under quarantine for confirmed Hep A cases

The jail says it went on lockdown Sunday night after three inmates tested positive for hepatitis A.

KSP: Inmates assault staff members and escape from Bell Co. Detention Center

Kentucky State Police are looking for two inmates who they say assaulted staff members and escaped from the Bell County Detention Center Tuesday night.
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Seven inmates killed in South Carolina prison riot

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.

Senate OKs bill to steer more pregnant inmates into rehab

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill aimed at steering more pregnant inmates into rehabilitation centers to treat their drug addiction.

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