26, Jul 2014 - Madison, IA Prison time ordered for morphine distributor
A Boscobel man will spend five years in prison for distributing morphine. Craig D. Bellis, 34, was also sentenced by a federal judge Tuesday to six years of supervised release. He pleaded guilty to the charge in April. Prosecutors said Bellis sold four morphine pills on three occasions in April 2013 to a confidential informant working with the Richland-Iowa-Grant Drug Task Force. Brent A ...
26, Jul 2014 - Madison, IA ISU students plan, build prison employeesâ€™ relaxation patio
Landscape architecture students from Iowa State began building a decompression area for the officers at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women this summer.
26, Jul 2014 - Madison, IA Iowa State Penitentiary to Open in the Fall
FORT MADISON, Iowa â€“ Authorities expect prisoners to move into the new Iowa State Penitentiary sometime this fall. In April, it came to light that the new geothermal heating and cooling system at the Fort Madison facility wasnâ€™t working correctly. Corrections officials say crews are currently working to repair it. The problems pushed the transition back several months. The $132-million prison ...
25, Jul 2014 - Madison, IA Iowa State Landscape Architecture Students Create Decompression Area for Prison Employees
As a follow up to their outdoor classroom project for offenders last summer at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women, ISU landscape architecture students are designing and building an outdoor decompression area for correctional officers and staff. It's a design-build experience like no other.
24, Jul 2014 - Madison, IA Iowa State Penitentiary on restrictive movement
FORT MADISON â€“ Iowa State Penitentiary was placed on restricted movement status at approximately 11 a.m. Friday morning, according to prison spokesperson Rebecca Bowker.
04, Apr 2014 - Des Moines, IA New Iowa prison nearly ready for prisoners - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA
FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's new maximum-security prison in Fort Madison is nearly ready to house prisoners. The Burlington Hawk Eye reports ( http://bit.ly/1gQR6zi ) prison officials expect to move into the new facility sometime in the next few weeks once the State Fire Marshal approves.
04, Apr 2014 - New Iowa prison nearly ready for prisoners
FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa's new maximum-security prison in Fort Madison is nearly ready to house prisoners.
03, Apr 2014 - Madison County bans firearms from courthouse
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Officials in Madison County have banned firearms from the courthouse following a gun scare in the building. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of the ban. Madison County was the last of 16 counties in its judicial district to enact ...
02, Apr 2014 - UConn makes itself at home in NCAA win at Garden
NEW YORK -- Playing with the swagger of a home team on a neutral court, the Connecticut Huskies turned back the Iowa State Cyclones 81-76 on Friday night in the semifinals of the NCAA East Regional at Madison Square Garden, their "home-away-from-home." UConn (29-8), the seventh seed, faces the winner of Virginia-Michigan State on Sunday for a spot in the Final Four. With a large legion of fans ...
01, Apr 2014 - Fort Madison, IA Fort Madison shooting suspects pleaded guilty in court Friday
Two Burlington, Iowa natives are in court Friday in connection with a shooting in Fort Madison.