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Woman charged with trafficking in Westville prison incident

Woman charged with trafficking in Westville prison incident

LANSING | An Indianapolis woman was arrested and charged with trafficking with an offender Tuesday after allegedly attempting to pass contraband to an inmate at the Westville Correctional Center.

June 12, 2014 9:07 am

Boot camp harvests fresh produce

DIXON SPRINGS, Ill. | Inmates at Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program have dabbled with gardening since 2003.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
Rudy Clay

Rudy Clay

Gary Mayor Rudy Clay delivers an inspirational speech to Kimbrough inmates during a ceremony for a handful who have been chosen for special training.

June 04, 2013 5:58 pm

Westville's inmates donate $5,800 to local communities

WESTVILLE | Even though they are locked up in a prison, the inmates at Westville Correctional Facility have found ways to help others in need. During the past year, they donated $5,800 of their funds to help multiple local agencies.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am

Punish inmates by giving them a slop bucket instead

Once again, I am dismayed to read how our hard-earned tax dollars are wasted!

February 14, 2013 12:00 am
Times Columnist Philip Potempa with Westiville Correctional Center Inmates at May 2012 Honors Luncheon

Times Columnist Philip Potempa with Westiville Correctional Center Inmates at May 2012 Honors Luncheon

Times Columnist Philip Potempa at the May 2012 Honors Luncheon at Westville Correctional Center dining with inmates taking Purdue college courses and earning semester Dean's List recognition.

December 26, 2012 12:00 am

Lake County Council borrows millions to fix roads, settle jail suits

CROWN POINT | This year just got millions of dollars more expensive for Lake County taxpayers.

April 10, 2012 6:30 pm
Hold on to Your Socks Chili wins Cook-Off

Hold on to Your Socks Chili wins Cook-Off

Editor's Note: Times Columnist Philip Potempa served on the judging panel for Saturday's chili cook-off.

March 10, 2012 9:15 pm Photos

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You should lose your rights when you do time

The letter by the Valparaiso woman last month saying inmates should stop whining about the loss of their rights hit the nail on the head or the screw in the tire, if you will.

March 05, 2012 12:00 am

Inmates should stop whining about the loss of their rights

I was so upset with disbelief that the nine inmates even think they deserve any rights. Bread and water and a floor to sleep on is all they deserve.

January 05, 2012 12:00 am
Turning things around

Turning things around

Roger Hayward, of the organization It's Gary's Time, prays with at Kimbrough Center in Crown Point as he opens a graduation ceremony for residents who completed a safety course and will be working with Hayward's program.

March 04, 2011 1:55 pm
Turning things around

Turning things around

Roger Hayward, of It's Gary's Time, speaks during a ceremony for residents at the Kimbrough Center in Crown Point who have been chosen for special training.

March 04, 2011 1:55 pm
Turning things around

Turning things around

A Kimbrough Work Release resident and graduate holds his certificate card Friday following a ceremony for eight who had been chosen for special training.

March 04, 2011 1:55 pm
Turning things around

Turning things around

Kimbrough Center Work Release Program residents listen during a ceremony for those who were chosen for special training.

March 04, 2011 1:55 pm
Turning things around

Turning things around

Gary Mayor Rudy Clay delivers an speech to Kimbrough Work Release program residents Friday during a Crown Point ceremony for eight who have been chosen for special training.

March 04, 2011 1:55 pm

Ill. averts inmate underwear shortage

SPRINGFIELD | State prison officials have averted a potential crisis behind bars: A shortage of undies for inmates.

December 10, 2010 12:00 am
Census - Inmate populations by town

Census - Inmate populations by town

March 06, 2010 12:05 am
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