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Jail cells in a city facility located in the southern United States.
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July 09, 2019 - 4:04 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed legislation that could free hundreds of prisoners who are currently serving mandatory sentences. The bill signed Tuesday exempts some nonviolent offenses from a state law requiring people to serve at least 40%, 50% or 80% of their...
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June 12, 2019 - 3:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis jails must stop holding inmates just because they can’t afford to pay bail, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Audrey Fleissig’s ruling Tuesday gives city officials one week to hold detention hearings for inmates already behind bars — potentially hundreds of...
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Jail cells in a city facility located in the southern United States.
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August 02, 2018 - 7:38 am
The surging economy is causing problems within the walls of Missouri's prison system with a severe shortage of guards.
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Arrested man in handcuffs with hands behind back
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April 10, 2018 - 10:42 am
At the Criminal Justice Ministry, they're used to getting a raised eyebrow.
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