South Bend area jails are coronavirus-free for now, as nonviolent inmates are released

Jeff Walker, a prisoner advocate working with Faith in Indiana, said county officials have taken “a lot of good steps” by releasing many nonviolent inmates. Even with reduced populations, Walker [...]

Group wants governor and lawmakers to remove minor offenders from prison amid COVID-19 concerns

Faith in Indiana held a virtual prayer vigil Tuesday in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb saying he did not plan to release any prisoners. This comes after one prison death was reported in the state.

Group pushing for minor offenders to be released from prison amid COVID-19 concerns

One local group is pushing for lawmakers to release some inmates to slow the spread of coronavirus. Faith in Indiana held a virtual prayer vigil Tuesday in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb saying he [...]