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Southern Illinois Man Sentenced For Bank Fraud

Thirty-nine-year-old Mark Troehler was sentenced to two months of post-prison home confinement and three years of supervised release.

03/22/2014

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Rescued Puppies Will be Trained by Prisoners

Puppies from Stray Rescue will be taken care of by prison inmates.

03/19/2014

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4 Guards Injured During Pinckneyville Prison Fight

A southern Illinois prison is on lock down after a weekend altercation left four guards with slight injuries.

03/10/2014

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Inmates Sue Neb. Prison System For Right To Get Married

A civil liberties organization sued the Nebraska prison system Tuesday on behalf of two inmates who say their constitutional rights are being violated because they haven’t been allowed to marry each other.

02/27/2014

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Police: Fugitive On The Run For Almost 30 Years Believed To Be Dead

A fugitive who had been on the run from the law for almost three decades is now believed to be deceased.

01/24/2014

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Missouri Man Tells Judge He Wants To Go Back To Prison

Roy Murphy was ready to plead guilty earlier this week to second-degree attempted robbery a charge that would have sent him back to prison for up to seven years.

01/02/2014

Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center

Padded Walls, Not Prison Cells, For Some Missouri Sex Offenders

Currently, nearly 200 men are part of the SORTS program, not for what they’ve done but for what they might do in the future.

12/26/2013

Kinloch Mayor Keith Conway

Former Kinloch Mayor Gets 6 Months in Prison for Lying About Job

Keith Conway, 49, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court. He pleaded guilty in September to four federal felony counts of filing false documents.

12/17/2013

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Capitol Perspectives: My Time in Prison

The recent decision by the governor to reopen the abandoned state penitentiary for tours has reminded me of my own time behind the walls decades ago.

11/08/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, arrive for an appearance before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on February 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Jacksons are expected to plead guilty to federal charges of spending more than $750,000 in campaign cash on personal expenses. (Getty/Brendan Hoffman)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports To North Carolina Prison

The 48-year-old Chicago Democrat was in federal custody as of Tuesday morning as Inmate No. 32451-016, according to Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke.

10/29/2013

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