department of corrections

Ex-inmates say drugs, disrespect common in jail

Marathon County Jail scrutinized since officer injured

Several former inmates say illegal drugs and disrespect are commonplace at the Marathon County Jail where a guard was brutally attacked in March.

Budget panel approves $9.3M for prisons

Prison populations haven't declined as expected

The Legislature's budget committee has approved an additional $9.3 million for the Department of Corrections because prison populations haven't declined as expected.