Task Force Examining Work Conditions at Jackson County JailA task force examining problems at the Jackson County Detention Center is focusing primarily on work conditions such as mandatory overtime that might have led to inmate abuse.
Lawsuit: Ill. Prison Inmates Kept in Solitary Confinement for Years for Minor InfractionsThe federal civil rights lawsuit claims some Illinois inmates have been kept in near-total isolation for decades.
Across U.S., Over 220 Prison Escapees On The LooseSomewhere out there are an admitted killer who crawled through a Texas prison's ventilation ducts. A murderer who apparently escaped from an Indiana institution in a garbage truck.
First Group Of Prisoners Leave TammsSupermax prison to shut for good on January 4.
UPDATED: Freedom Short-Lived For Escaped PrisonersTwo men and three women overpower Pettis Co. deputy, take his squad car.
Officer Charged For Trying To Hire Hit Man An officer at a medical facility for federal prisoners in southwest Missouri has been charged with trying to hire a hit man.
Missouri Department Of Corrections Prisoners Release Karaoke DiscsFor sale: 20 new karaoke discs, including "Guitar Legends," ''Women of Rock" and "Country Hits of the Years."
Locked Up and Getting Unemployment BenfitsThe revelation came less than a month after it started a new process which runs the names of unemployment benefit recipients against a list of state inmates.
Escaped Prisoner Beats City Jail - AgainVernon Collins, who escaped in April, had a pair of cell phones and various pills when officers searched his cell
Electronic Surveillance Could Replace Jail for SomePassed both the Missouri House and Senate
Chief Justice Advocates more Alternative SentencingSays locking up non-violent offenders is costing Missouri "An Arm and a Leg"