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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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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.
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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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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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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
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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.
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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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Former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra sits during his sentencing for grand theft auto in Los Angeles.
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October 10, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Dykstra has served prison time for bankruptcy fraud, grand theft auto and money laundering, and declared bankruptcy in 2009, claiming he owed more than $31 million and had only $50,000 in assets.
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Keith Andrew English was sentenced to 15 years in prison after twice leading St. Ann police on chases. He was found with guns and drugs each time, and was sentenced on federal charges.
St. Louis County Police Department
August 29, 2018 - 9:03 am
English is the son of former State Representative Keith English who died of an apparent suicide earlier this year.
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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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