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Man Gets 50 Years for Killing Father with Hammer

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 34-year-old Laderic McDonald of Richmond Heights was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action. He will be eligible for parole in 28 1/2 years.

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Man Sentenced to Life With No Parole Walks Free in Missouri

Family, 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.”

09/01/2015

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4th Legionnaires’ Disease Death at Quincy Veterans’ Home

Another 29 people have been sickened due to Legionnaires’ at the Quincy veterans’ home.

09/01/2015

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St. Louis Man Charged for 3 Murders, Drug Trafficking

Anthony Jordan, 29, could receive the death penalty or life in prison.

08/28/2015

CHICAGO - MARCH 14:   Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. Blagojevich must report to a federal prison in Colorado by tomorrow, to start serving a 14-year term he received for his conviction on numerous counts of fraud and corruption including attempting to sell the vacant U.S. Senate seat held by then Senator Barack Obama. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Resentencing Can Proceed After Stay Refused

A federal court has denied a request by imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to delay his resentencing while he asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case.

08/24/2015

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Woman Sentenced for Stealing From Bank Where She Worked

A southeast Missouri woman has been sentenced to one year in prison for charges related to thefts from the bank where she worked as branch manager.

08/21/2015

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Man Shot After Driving at Police Gets 5 Years in Prison

A shoplifting suspect who was shot and wounded by a suburban St. Louis police officer earlier this year has been sentenced to five years in prison.

07/27/2015

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Illinois Prison Population Down, Still Overcrowded

Governor Rauner wants to reduce the number of prisoners by 25 percent over the next decade.

07/27/2015

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Life Plus 900 Months for Robber Who Paralyzed Victim

Judge: “He had a dark heart and no conscience.”

07/16/2015

David Zink, 55.

Execution in Bonne Terre Tuesday for Murder 14 Years Ago

he execution of David Zink, 55, is scheduled for tonight in Bonne Terre, M0., for the rape and murder of a teenage girl in western Missouri.

07/14/2015

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