Illinois Gov. George Ryan steps out of prison on Wednesday after serving five-plus years.
Victims ranged in age from 8 to 13.
A southwest Missouri man accused of keeping a young woman as a sex slave for several years was scheduled to change his plea in a case that federal prosecutors have called one of “the most horrific ever prosecuted” in the district.
The supermax prison is paying out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime to its security staff despite having more guards than inmates, according to a newspaper report.
A newly married couple is in jail after reportedly driving a teenager across state lines for the sake of having sex with her.
Both plead gulity to defrauding government out of disaster benefits.
A judge in East St. Louis has sentenced a 32-year-old woman to 16 years in federal prison for robbing three branches of “The Cash Store.”
A local man charged with molesting three children blamed “bad soda” for his behavior.
Cory Atkinson was sentenced to 40 months in prison Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, and filing false tax returns.
William John Thomas Wilkerson, Jr. of Florissant was arrested after a report of a suspicious person at an apartment complex in St. Louis County, early Wednesday morning.