A federal lawsuit accused the city of St. Ann of often unconstitutionally jailing homeless persons.
The attorney for the man accused of shooting two police officers during a demonstration in Ferguson expressed surprise Wednesday at audio of jail telephone calls in which his client appears to confess.
A Jefferson County man is sentenced to six months in jail and six months probation for killing two puppies he claimed were “sick.”
Cody Bunch was arrested and charged with one count of abuse of a child-resulting in death.
Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke says four inmates complained of pain in their mouths and stomachs after they ate the pizza from an area restaurant on Tuesday.
The sheriff said he hopes offering e-cigarettes will help stop inmates from smuggling in real cigarettes.
Kelsey Elizabeth Lewis, 24, was charged Friday with bringing contraband into a penal institution and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Two more former inmates of a southern Illinois jail are suing over strip searches they claim were unconstitutional.
Illinois Senator wants a more improved penalty for drugs.
A new “warrant forgiveness” program allows people to clear a warrant without immediately going to jail.