Missouri Executions Expected to SlowA pace that is expected to slow significantly with death sentences on the decline and many of the 28 remaining death row inmates still filing appeals.
Ex-Police Officer Pleads to Stealing from Evidence RoomJustin Pool pleaded Thursday to three felony and two misdemeanor counts of theft. As part of his plea, he admitted he stole drugs and jewelry from the evidence room.
Missouri Shooting Plot Suspect Appeals 15-Year SentenceA defense attorney told state Supreme Court judges Wednesday that a southwest Missouri man accused of planning shootings at a movie theater and store only thought about carrying out such an attack.
Former Inmate Sues Jackson County Over Shackles During LaborMegon Riedel claims in the federal lawsuit in Kansas City that she was 39 weeks pregnant on Oct. 5, 2012, when workers at the Jackson County Detention Center put her in handcuffs and shackles and drove her to a state prison in Vandalia, more than 200 miles away.
McCulloch Warns of Possible Crime Increase, Released InmatesAbout 6,000 inmates will soon be released early from federal prisons nationwide and St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is concerned crime may increase.
Missouri Pastor Pleas Guilty to Fraud, Wants to Take it BackA Missouri pastor was sentenced to seven years in federal prison after admitting he bilked $3.3 million from at least 18 mostly elderly investors.
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.