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As COVID-19 spreads in Colorado prison, the phone lines go silent...

Update: This story was published on April 24 at 9:30 a.m. On Friday afternoon, DOC said it tested 473 inmates at Sterling on Wednesday...

Colorado places a moratorium on new prison intakes during pandemic The...

Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order on Wednesday that effectively blocks new inmates from entering the state’s prisons in an effort to manage...

Why Colorado sent an inmate to one of America’s most dangerous...

Rats and roaches. Food trays strewn across the floor. Inmates pulling feces out of clogged toilets. That’s how Colorado inmate Jimmy Valanzuela described his living...

The Polis administration wants to open a state prison ASAP. Here’s...

Colorado lawmakers are scrambling to nail down a plan to create space in the state’s prison system after the prison company GEO Group announced...

Prison company gave Colorado 60 days to find a new place...

GEO Group, a Florida-based correctional company, ended a contract with the state to house inmates at its prison in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, forcing...

Polis administration: Conditions in private prison failed state standards The Department...

GEO Group, a Florida-based company that operates a private prison in Colorado Springs, repeatedly failed this year to meet state standards for security, job...

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...

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...
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