St. Louis Launches 'From Prison To Prosperity' InitiativeYoung parolees will be provided with jobs or job training to reduce recidivism.
Man Gets 50 Years for Killing Father with HammerThe 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.
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.''
4th Legionnaires' Disease Death at Quincy Veterans' HomeAnother 29 people have been sickened due to Legionnaires' at the Quincy veterans' home.
St. Louis Man Charged for 3 Murders, Drug TraffickingAnthony Jordan, 29, could receive the death penalty or life in prison.
Blagojevich Resentencing Can Proceed After Stay RefusedA 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.
Woman Sentenced for Stealing From Bank Where She WorkedA 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.
Man Shot After Driving at Police Gets 5 Years in PrisonA 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.
Illinois Prison Population Down, Still OvercrowdedGovernor Rauner wants to reduce the number of prisoners by 25 percent over the next decade.
Life Plus 900 Months for Robber Who Paralyzed VictimJudge: "He had a dark heart and no conscience."
Execution in Bonne Terre Tuesday for Murder 14 Years Agohe 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.
Obama to Shorten Sentences of 45 Drug-TraffickersPresident Barack Obama is shortening the sentences of 45 people convicted of drug-trafficking and is releasing them this November.

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