LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys who investigated Nebraska's prison-sentence miscalculations say there's no evidence that employees disregarded a Supreme Court decision in an effort to reduce overcrowding.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former director of Nebraska's corrections department told legislators investigating problems in the prison system that he resigned last fall because he had become controversial and "it was time to go."
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking at ways to increase oversight of the state's troubled prison system, including creation of an independent watchdog position or by having the department answer to the Legislature.