More Parolees Released in Ill. with Far Less Funding for ProgramsThe number of Illinois inmates released on parole has increased as lawmakers look to reduce the prison population, but funding to help those parolees stay out of trouble has dropped dramatically during the state's budget crisis.
160 Released Federal Prisoners Headed to St. LouisLocal chief federal probation officer says release should not cause "high degree of concern."
STL Police Use KC 'Call-In' Method to Lower CrimeDotson says they were also warned that their family and friends could face utility shut-offs for unpaid bills if they get in trouble, again.
St. Louis Launches 'From Prison To Prosperity' InitiativeYoung parolees will be provided with jobs or job training to reduce recidivism.
Man Sentenced to Life With No Parole Walks Free in MissouriFamily, friends, supporters and reporters flocked to meet Jeff Mizanskey as he stepped out of the Jefferson City Correctional Center into a sunny morning, wearing a new pair of white tennis shoes and a shirt that read ``I'm Jeff & I'm free.''
Mizanskey Officially Paroled From Pot-Related Life SentenceBoth Mizanskey and his son were surprised the board turned a decision so quickly.
Pot-Lifer Jeff Mizanskey Headed to Parole Board, Asks for Letters Supporting ReleaseJeff Mizanskey gets a second chance at freedom Aug. 6 when he goes before the Jefferson City Correctional Center parole board.
Mo. Lawmakers Disagree on Murder Sentences for MinorsMissouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.
St. Louis Prosecutor Calls for End to Early Parole for Violent Gun Offenders"It doesn't make sense to me to let somebody out early on a gun crime, and I think we have to take a tougher approach to that," Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says.
South St. Louis Man Dead in Officer-Involved ShootingThe officer-involved shooting happened before 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 4100 block of Minnesota in South St. Louis.
Man Charged with Killing Hotel Manager Was Slated to be Behind Bars Until April 2015Joseph Bowens, the man charged with killing Drury Inn and Suites night manager Scott Knopfel, was sentenced to five years in prison in April 2010. So, why was he out on the street and able to kill?
UPDATED: Parolee Charged in Shooting of St. Louis OfficerA Saint Louisan with a long criminal record is accused of shooting an off-duty St. Louis police officer and killing a man whose body was found in a burned-out car the same day.
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