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Mo. Bill Would Let Kids See Jailed Parents More

Two Missouri men’s prisons and two women’s prisons would be selected for the program’s trial.


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Man Who Fired at St. Louis Police Gets More Time in Prison

21-year-old Ronnell Hood will now go to prison for an additional 8 years, though he has already served 3 awaiting trial.


CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Former Illinois Governor George Ryan speaks to the news media at the federal courthouse following a verdict of guilty on all counts in his corruption trial April 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. This new jury deliberated for ten days before handing down the verdict. Two previous jurors were removed from the trial during the deliberation process for lying on their jury applications causing deliberations to start over.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan Faces Changed World after Prison

Illinois Gov. George Ryan steps out of prison on Wednesday after serving five-plus years.



Man Sentenced To Life For Child Sex Assault

Victims ranged in age from 8 to 13.


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Change Of Plea Hearing Set In Mo. Sex Slave Case

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.



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.


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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.


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Tornado Fraud Costs 2 Joplin Residents Prison Time

Both plead gulity to defrauding government out of disaster benefits.


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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.”


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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.





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