Lawmakers Pass Prison Options for Juveniles Guilty of MurderUnder the proposal, people who are currently serving a life sentence for first-degree murder committed as a juvenile could get a parole hearing after serving at least 25 years.
MO Supreme Court Wants Juvenile Killers to get Chance for ParoleThey want them to be granted a hearing after serving 25 years.
Missouri Inmates Have Chance at Release after Court RulingThe state Supreme Court hasn't yet ruled on a prior case in which appeals were exhausted.
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.