Six Muslim inmates held in the Greene County jail have filed a federal complaint against the sheriff and other deputies, claiming religious discrimination.
Federal officials on Wednesday announced $20 million in grants nationwide, including funding to the Fathers’ Support Center of St. Louis.
Guards blame overcrowding and short staffing.
The American Civil Liberties Union says Ste. Genevieve County and former inmate Stanley Schell have settled a lawsuit filed in January.
Illinois is promising to improve safety at its youth prisons and offer inmates better educational and mental health services.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security has started checking the roll of people receiving unemployment benefits to find those who might be ineligible because they’re in jail.
The two death row inmates claimed their attorneys provided ineffective aid during their murder trials.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two St. Louis jailers are accused of facilitating a fight between inmates. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that City Workhouse jailers Elvis Maurice Howard and Dexter Brinson are charged with first-degree […]
The revelation came less than a month after it started a new process which runs the names of unemployment benefit recipients against a list of state inmates.
Prisoners have raised more than 50-tons of vegetables and fruits for the needy.