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Report: Overtime Costs at Tamms Prison Skyrocket

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.

12/03/2012

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Couple Jailed For Driving Teen Across State Lines For Sex

A newly married couple is in jail after reportedly driving a teenager across state lines for the sake of having sex with her.

11/30/2012

Joplin Tornado CBS

Tornado Fraud Costs 2 Joplin Residents Prison Time

Both plead gulity to defrauding government out of disaster benefits.

11/18/2012

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Woman Gets 16 Years for 3 Metro-East Robberies

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.”

10/26/2012

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Man Blames ‘Bad Soda’ In Child Sex Abuse Case

A local man charged with molesting three children blamed “bad soda” for his behavior.

09/29/2012

Cory Atkinson leaving federal court after getting 40 months in prison

US Fidelis Co-Owner Makes No Apology, Blames Others as He’s Sentenced to 3 Years

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.

09/18/2012

William John Thomas Wilkerson Jr.

Fifth Pike County Escapee Back in Custody

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.

09/12/2012

File photo of a prison. (Credit: Jodie Coston/Getty Images)

Illinois Judge Bars Quinn from Closing Prisons

The order keeps Quinn from closing prisons in Tamms and Dwight, three halfway houses and youth detention centers in Joliet and Murphysboro.

09/04/2012

JAIL CELL

Missouri Man Who Sent Money to Iraq Goes to Prison Soon

Iraqi-American said he had no regrets about his actions.

08/24/2012

High-Cost-Healthcare

Man Gets 2 Years in Prison for Cancer Drug Scheme

The drugs were not the versions approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

08/24/2012

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