Gov. Gavin Newsom, who has cited RFK as his "political hero" and embraced the historical significance of his decision, rejected a recommendation from a two-person panel of parole commissioners.
Recent raises demonstrate the problem, Sen. Steve Lathrop of Omaha said. “These people deserve to be well paid for what they do. $56 an hour to work overtime? That’s not sustainable if that’s your business model and you don’t get to fully staffed."
The man who bought an AR-15-style rifle for Kyle Rittenhouse pleaded no contest Monday to a reduced charge of contributing to the delinquency …
A look at how past actions by lawmakers have played a role in Nebraska's nation-leading incarceration spike.
The new 1,512-bed prison would replace the aging Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.
Sen. Suzanne Geist voiced her frustration Thursday, saying she felt that she hadn't been heard. "I think that there's just not agreement among the group," she told senators.
Assuming the union approves the agreement, starting wages for corrections corporals and prison caseworkers will rise from $20 an hour to $28 an hour. Sergeants will get a bump from $24 an hour to $32 an hour.
Joe Exotic reveals "aggressive" cancer diagnosis, wants release from prison.
"I'm not looking to build a new prison to add more prison beds, to put more people in prison," Scott Frakes, director of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, told a crowded town hall in north Omaha.
The Department of Correctional Services summoned a plumbing service to the 152-year-old penitentiary to fix leaky pipes. In the meantime, inmates and staff are using bottled water and portable toilets.
Based on the average daily population in fiscal year 2021, according to the Nebraska Department of Corrections.
Danny Trejo tells his remarkable story of growing up in an abusive and drug-addicted home, then landing in some of the country’s notorious prisons before becoming a recognizable face in some of Hollywood’s biggest shows and movies.
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John McAfee, the outlandish security software pioneer who tried to live life as a hedonistic outsider while running from a host of legal troub…