IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A nurse and a correctional officer at a prison housing some of Iowa's most dangerous offenders died on Tuesday after an inmate carried out an attack on staff members and other inmates, state officials said.
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The Department of Corrections has announced that on December 31st, 2020, an inmate at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla died of…
WALLA WALLA, Wash. - A tower officer is on administrative leave and under investigation for use of force after they fired a shot and struck an…
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - Officials say a corrections officer was assaulted at the Washington State Penitentiary. The Union-Bulletin in Walla Walla reports (https://goo.gl/Mk3vyu ) prison spokeswoman Shari Hall said the officer was not seriously hurt in the Monday morning attack and has been treated and released.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Byron Scherf was sentenced to death for killing a corrections officer at the Washington state Reformatory, but there are no plans to hold him differently than any of the eight other death row inmates at the Washington state Penitentiary at Walla Walla.
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - Four units with a total of about 750 prisoners are locked down at the Washington State Penitentiary at Walla Walla.
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - A unit at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla is on lockdown after a prisoner assaulted another prisoner in a common area.
YAKIMA, Wash. - The Washington state Department of Corrections says it spent $97,814.09 to execute convicted murderer Cal Coburn Brown. Brown was executed Sept. 10 for the 1991 rape, torture and murder of 21-year-old Holly Washa of Seattle. He was the first inmate executed in Washington since 2001, after spending nearly 17 years on death row.