inmate

Deon “Strawberry” Hampton of Chicago
Illinois Department of Corrections via AP, File
July 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A transgender woman who was battling the Illinois Department of Corrections over alleged abuse while she was incarcerated has been released from prison, officials said Tuesday. Deon “Strawberry” Hampton of Chicago, who was serving a 10-year sentence for burglary, was released Monday...
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jail cells
July 09, 2019 - 4:03 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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Bucklew Russell
Missouri Department of Corrections via AP
June 25, 2019 - 1:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri death row inmate who has received last-minute reprieves twice before over concerns about a rare medical condition is now scheduled to die in October. The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday set an Oct. 1 execution date for Russell Bucklew, who was convicted in the 1996...
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June 12, 2019 - 3:46 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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March 19, 2019 - 9:01 am
SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a kidnapping suspect who escaped from a Missouri jail and an Oklahoma patrol car has been arrested after returning to Missouri. The Sedalia Democrat reports that 30-year-old Travis Lee Davis was found early Tuesday trying to hide in the attic space of a detached...
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March 15, 2019 - 11:14 am
SEDALIA, MO (KMOX) - A Missouri inmate remains on the loose for a fifth day and now has multiple instances of evading police. For a moment, police had Travis Lee Davis, 30, captured on Wednesday after allegedly tried to kidnap a woman at gunpoint. He was sitting the back of a cop car in Heavener,...
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March 11, 2019 - 2:24 pm
"Travis Davis is considered dangerous and should not be approached."
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