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.
Governor Rauner wants to reduce the number of prisoners by 25 percent over the next decade.
Judge: “He had a dark heart and no conscience.”
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.
President Barack Obama is shortening the sentences of 45 people convicted of drug-trafficking and is releasing them this November.
A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation’s largest jails violates inmates’ right to free speech.
Sylvester Caldwell pled guilty to extortion charges related to a towing company and a Pine Lawn convenience store.
The federal civil rights lawsuit claims some Illinois inmates have been kept in near-total isolation for decades.
Somewhere out there are an admitted killer who crawled through a Texas prison’s ventilation ducts. A murderer who apparently escaped from an Indiana institution in a garbage truck.
Authorities say they have captured a 19-year-old man who they say escaped from a juvenile detention facility west of Chicago.