Iowa State Penitentiary Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Iowa State Penitentiary Remains on Lockdown Following Assault by InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WHO-TV

    More information has been released about the assault incident that left an Iowa State Penitentiary staff member hospitalized this week. On Wednesday, the Iowa Department of Corrections says inmate Keith Piper used two homemade weapons to attack a staffer trying to transport him.

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  2. Iowa prison staffer stabbed by inmate home from hospitalRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa prison officials say the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison continues to be in a lockdown with restricted movement of inmates after a staffer was stabbed on Wednesday. Inmates cannot use the telephones and visits are suspended.

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  3. Iowa DoC confirms prison attackers linked to white supremacist groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | KCRG

    The state Department of Corrections on Friday confirmed the prisoners behind two separate attacks on staff members at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison have ties to white supremacist groups. A prisoner stabbed a correctional officer five times on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The president of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 61 said an inmate named Keith Piper used two 10-inch shanks to stab the officer escorting him.

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  4. Iowa Capitol Digest: DHS experiences data breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Northfield News

    ... Interactive at no charge to all those affected. PRISON REMAIN ON LOCKDOWN : Officials at the Iowa State Penitentiary on Friday said the Fort Madison prison continues in lockdown/restricted movement status with no plans to alter the status at this ...

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  5. Union says prison staffer stabbed by inmate with shanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Iowa prison officials are facing renewed criticism from a union representing correctional officers following an attack by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison that left a staffer hospitalized. Prison officials said in a news release that the inmate used a weapon in the Wednesday attack to strike the staffer several times.

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  6. Officials: Worker Hospitalized After Assault by Iowa InmateRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | KAAL-TV Austin

    Prison officials say a staff member has been hospitalized after being assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison. The Iowa Corrections Department says the penitentiary restricted inmates' movement Wednesday after the assault.

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  7. Staff Member Assaulted at Iowa State PenitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Iowa State Penitentiary is on lockdown and restricted movement today after a staff member was reportedly assaulted by an inmate. The Department of Corrections says the staff member was escorting inmate Keith Piper when he attacked the worker multiple times with a weapon.

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  8. ISP staff member struck 'multiple times' by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    The Iowa State Penitentiary maximum security prison was on lock-down this morning following a violent incident involving an inmate and staff member. Keith Piper, a prisoner from Jasper County, "struck the staff multiple times with a weapon," according to a statement released Wednesday by ISP.

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  9. Iowa State Penitentiary restricts movement in housing unit after assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Prison officials say the staff member was assaulted Saturday at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison. The staff member was treated at Fort Madison Community Hospital and released.

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  10. Prison hospice movie to be shownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    ... film. According to a news release, the footage shot was over a 6-month period behind the walls of Iowa State Penitentiary. It shows how the hospice can touch even the forsaken lives of the incarcerated. The film tells the story of the final months ...

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  11. An inclusive traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... of my friends are Hispanic,” said Rippenkroeger, who is the food coordinator at the Iowa State Penitentiary. “I pretty much grew up eating Mexican food.” A plain, unpainted picnic table sat outside Rippenkroeger's food tent, ...

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  12. Iowa State Penitentiary to hold a picnic for good inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Warden Patti Wachtendorf says the Sept. 16 event will be the first-of-its-kind at Iowa's maximum-security prison for male offenders.

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  13. DOC to offer old prison tours in OctoberRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | KCRG

    If you've ever wanted to see the inside of the Historic Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison, here's your chance. The Iowa Department of Corrections will host multiple tours of the site October 7 and 8. But there are a limited number of tickets available for each time slot.

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  14. ISP murder trial setRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    The trial for an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary who is facing second-degree murder charges in the beating death of another inmate last October is set to begin Nov. 14 in North Lee County District Court. Lha Southideth-Whiten, 35, is accused of killing Michael Whitworth, 35, during an altercation Oct. 20 in the prison cafeteria in Fort Madison.

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  15. Inmate to use self defense assertion in prison murder trialRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Court records say a man accused of killing another inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary plans to assert self-defense during his murder trial. The records say Lha Southideth-Whiten has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the slaying of Michael Whitworth during an Oct. 20 altercation in the Fort Madison prison's cafeteria.

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  16. Agency: More inmates may be disciplined in Iowa prison fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    This Jan. 23, 2015 photo shows the blocks at the new Iowa State Penitentiary building in Fort Madison. About 80 inmates at the Iowa maximum security prison could face disciplinary action in connection to a large fight this month, a far greater number of people than the state corrections department has publicly said were directly involved in the melee, the agency has told The Associated Press.

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  17. Agency: More inmates may be disciplined in Iowa prison fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    This Jan. 23, 2015 photo shows the blocks at the new Iowa State Penitentiary building in Fort Madison, Iowa. About 80 inmates at the Iowa maximum security prison could face disciplinary action in connection to a large fight this month, a far greater number of people than the state corrections department has publicly said were directly involved in the melee, the agency has told The Associated Press.

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  18. Iowa Dept. of Corrections confirms fight at Iowa State PenitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa's corrections agency says dozens of inmates at its Fort Madison prison were involved recently in a "large fight" that included minor injuries. The Iowa Department of Corrections confirmed Wednesday that roughly 50 inmates were involved in the incident Saturday at Iowa State Penitentiary, which houses men.

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  19. Officials: Dozens of Fort Madison inmates involved in fightRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa's corrections agency says dozens of inmates at its Fort Madison prison were involved recently in a "large fight" that included minor injuries. The Iowa Department of Corrections confirmed Wednesday that roughly 50 inmates were involved in the incident Saturday at Iowa State Penitentiary, which houses men.

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  20. Union says DOC downplayed riot at Fort Madison prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | KCRG

    A union representing guards at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison said the Iowa Department of Corrections downplayed this past weekend's riot. American Federation of State, Country and Municipal Employees Council 61 President Danny Homan said the riot may have even been the largest prison riot in Iowa history.

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