Prison

Amber Guyger
Dallas County Sheriff's Department via AP
Associated Press
October 02, 2019 - 4:52 pm
The jury could have sentenced the former officer to up to life in prison or as little as two years.
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(Federal Bureau of Prisons)
Kevin Killeen
September 20, 2019 - 9:05 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The federal prison where former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is scheduled to report to Saturday is ranked No. 22 among the 50 "most comfortable prisons in the world." That's according to the website ArrestRecords.com . Forbes Magazine says the Yankton Federal Prison...
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(Ivana Hrynkiw/The Birmingham News via AP)
Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 9:39 am
BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man sentenced to life in prison for stealing $50.75 will have his time cut short after being resentenced to time served. News outlets report 58-year-old Alvin Kennard was ordered to be released from prison Wednesday after serving 36 years and is set to be processed...
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church pews
August 16, 2019 - 3:38 pm
(KMOX) — The first U.S. Catholic priest to be labeled sexually violent, when convicted in Illinois, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for abusing two boys in Missouri in the 1990s. Fred Lenczycki pleaded guilty in May to two counts of sodomy for abuse that occurred at a St. Louis County parish...
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Sam Masterson/KMOX
Kevin Killeen
August 02, 2019 - 4:08 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger faces sentencing next week, after pleading guilty to a bribery scheme involving political donors. In a pre-sentencing memorandum, the U.S. Attorney's office asks the judge to lock up Stenger in federal prison from 37-to-46 months--a...
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Jail cells in a city facility located in the southern United States.
Dreamstime.com
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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Micahel Cohen
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February 20, 2019 - 12:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has agreed to postpone the start of ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's prison sentence by two months to May 6. New York Judge William Pauley signed off on the delay Wednesday after Cohen's lawyers said he needed more time to recover from shoulder surgery. They noted prosecutors...
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Wooden gavel lying on table by judge's chair in courtroom
Dreamstime.com
January 16, 2019 - 8:20 am
Just days before he left office, former Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner granted posthumous clemency to a man imprisoned for a stabbing that a serial killer later confessed to committing.
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Micahel Cohen
© Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2018 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, who as President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and fixer once vowed he would "take a bullet" for his boss, was sentenced Wednesday to three in prison for an array of crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to two women that he says was done at the...
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Jail cells in a city facility located in the southern United States.
Dreamstime.com
October 15, 2018 - 5:57 pm
Judge orders state officials to develop plan within 60 days that provides such inmates "meaningful and realistic opportunity'' for release.
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