An Illinois lawmaker is looking for ways to shorten prison sentences for federal inmates.
Concerns over Missouri’s execution process has one legislator looking for change.
One man is dead and a police officer is shot in the chest after a fiery crash overnight.
The former Belleville judge caught buying heroin faces a federal judge for sentencing and finds something other than leniency.
Prosecutors in St. Clair County have charged 24 year old Joshua Weigel
A federal judge rejected a plea deal on heroin and gun charges for former Illinois judge Michael Cook.
The Democratic rep wants to reduce the penalty for possession of low levels of marijuana or harder drugs.
A 45-year-old mother faces felony assault charges in St. Louis County after allegedly lighting fireworks in her car with her children inside.
A Missouri man is scheduled to plead guilty to charges that he took a 17-year-old girl from Massachusetts to Rhode Island with the intent of selling her for sex.
A southwestern Illinois man was sentenced to 33 years in prison for a 2012 shooting death.