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Inside Centennial South, the maximum security prison Colorado could soon reopen...

If you've driven U.S. 50 between Colorado Springs and Cañon City, you may have seen this building. It's called Centennial South, but was formerly known...

Bombshell Denver vote to kill halfway-house contracts has ex-inmates scared, officials...

Hassan Latif, who works to transition the formerly incarcerated back into society, has been on the phone nearly nonstop since the Denver City Council...

Prison gerrymandering: What is it? Why does it matter? And should...

Colorado voters last year made it clear that they want to see the state's legislative and Congressional districts drawn so that no one party...

Colorado’s prison population was projected to balloon. Now analysts aren’t so...

Colorado’s methods of projecting how many inmates will fill its correctional facilities long have been flawed, leading to overcounts that can cost taxpayers and...

Colorado prison inmates can now receive greeting cards. Are free phone...

Dean Williams, the new head of Colorado’s Department of Corrections, says he wants to bring a “culture change” to prisons so that the state’s...

New report highlights racial disparity in Colorado’s booming prison population The...

In 2017, roughly one in 28 adult black men in Colorado was in prison. Put another way, African Americans made up 18 percent of...

Front-line felons: Colorado prison inmates fight wildfires for $6 a day

The firefighters awaken by 4:30 a.m. The forest is dark, but even here, miles from the blaze, they can smell smoke. There are 20 on...

Colorado House approves budget that cuts spending for private prisons despite...

Lawmakers are rolling the dice in an effort to drive down the state’s prison population. The $28.9 billion state budget approved Thursday includes no...

Lawmakers put the kibosh on leasing Huerfano prison, call for sentencing...

The Department of Corrections wants to reopen a shuttered prison in Walsenburg to house an expected rise in inmates next year, but lawmakers aren’t...

Legal settlement ends Colorado’s practice of denying inmates fresh air

Although fresh air and sunlight come free in Colorado, they have long been denied to hundreds of state prisoners, some of whom have gone...