LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking at ways to reduce overcrowding in Nebraska's prison system, with a focus on services for the mentally ill, drug users and inmates who are least likely to re-offend.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he will pursue changes to Nebraska's system of awarding "good time" to prisoners, following criticism of the state corrections department and the arrest of a former inmate accused of committing four murders.