Teamster's Local 117 http://kplu.org en Gregoire orders investigation into murder of prison guard http://kplu.org/post/gregoire-orders-investigation-murder-prison-guard <p>Washington's governor has ordered an independent investigation into the killing of a prison guard at the Monroe Correctional Center on Saturday night.&nbsp; Veteran officer Jayme Biendl was strangled at her post in the prison chapel. Her body was discovered after she failed to turn in her keys at the close of her shift.</p><p>An inmate who was missing during a routine count earlier Saturday evening, Byron Scherf, is <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/434473_gregoire.html">considered the 'prime suspect' </a>of Monroe Police, according to Seattlepi.com's Chris Grygiel: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 22:40:12 +0000 KPLU News Staff 675 at http://kplu.org Teamsters file suit over prison cuts http://kplu.org/post/teamsters-file-suit-over-prison-cuts <p>Unionized prison employees will picket outside the Monroe prison this morning. They’re protesting budget cuts. The union has also filed a formal lawsuit.</p><p> Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:47:45 +0000 Austin Jenkins 160 at http://kplu.org Teamsters file suit over prison cuts