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Missouri Inmates Have Chance at Release after Court RulingThe state Supreme Court hasn't yet ruled on a prior case in which appeals were exhausted.
Convicted Killer Clay Waller Moved to Prison in MissouriMissouri Department of Corrections spokesman David Owen said Tuesday that Clay Waller is now at the state prison in Fulton.
Former Drug Court Judge Assigned to Halfway HouseA former Metro East judge serving a two-year prison sentence for heroin possession and a weapons charge has been assigned to a St. Louis halfway house as his release date nears.
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.''

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