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PRISON

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — An inmate at the Southern State Correctional Facility attacked a guard and two others attacked a fellow prisoner Tuesday morning...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A former prison guard at the Southern State Correctional Facility pleaded guilty to one charge and no contest to another in...

On Thursday, Denise Hill went to prison, but not because a prosecutor or judge necessarily thought that’s where she belonged.Hill asked to be...

Since she started working a dozen years ago with kids who have a parent in prison in Vermont, Tricia Long has been looking for a way to get their...

On opposite sides of the Connecticut River and on separate tracks, filmmakers Signe Taylor and Bess O’Brien documented the challenges Twin State...

The teenage boy shuffled into the Rutland courthouse in handcuffs and shackles — his wrists and ankles fastened together by a chain looped around...

Anyone who wants to find out what convicted felons are up against once they’re back on the street should meet Ashley Sawyer, a 34-year-old...

Gov. Phil Scott administration’s proposal to build a 925-bed, $150 million prison complex in northwestern Vermont is a no-brainer. As in, it takes...

Even a loose cannon is on target once in a while, as Paul LePage, Maine’s deeply conservative and highly erratic governor, demonstrated recently...

It’s only been two months since his release from prison, but 22-year-old Sam Ramsey already has found a job, signed up for community college...

A recent report to the Vermont Legislature submitted by the state Department of Corrections outlines four options to meet the prison system’s...



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