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Stillwater inmate pleads guilty to prison meth distribution conspiracy

A Stillwater correctional facility inmate has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring with a corrections officer to distribute methamphetamine inside the Stillwater, Minn.,...

Lawsuit: Minnesota DOC canceled Christian rehab program for conflicting with DEI

A federal lawsuit filed Monday argues that the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) violated the First Amendment when it abruptly canceled a Christian rehab...

Biological male convicted of murder transferred to women’s prison

A convicted murderer who is a biological male was transferred to the Shakopee women’s prison this week. Bradley Richard Sirvio is a convicted murderer who...

Inmate murdered at Lino Lakes prison, DOC suspects

The Minnesota Department of Corrections is investigating a suspected homicide at the Lino Lakes prison Thursday morning. A 63-year-old man serving a 19.5-year sentence was...

Stillwater prison placed on lockdown after inmates take over unit

The Stillwater prison was placed on emergency lockdown Sunday morning after 80-100 inmates in one unit refused to return to their cells. The Department of...

2 more corrections officers assaulted in last 12 days

Two more corrections officers were assaulted in the last 12 days, with one sent to the hospital Tuesday morning for evaluation. “At approximately 7:15 this...

DOC faces criticism for separating officer from his K9

A recent decision to separate a corrections officer from his K9 partner has sparked outrage in the law enforcement community. Corrections Canine Officer Bernie Henninger...

Chronic offender evades justice for assault on corrections officer

Alpha News was inside the Anoka County Courthouse Monday morning to see for ourselves Minnesota’s revolving door. It started with an assault inside a prison...

‘It’s liberal mayhem,’ former corrections officer says of state prisons

Bryan Milliron, who served as a corrections officer at the Stillwater prison for 32 years, retired last summer but is speaking out after a...

7 corrections officers assaulted over 4 days

Seven corrections officers were injured by inmates over a period of just four days last week. “We will take every appropriate action to stop these...