02, Mar 2015 - 5 things to know about state efforts to predict future crime - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Miss
States have turned to a data-driven movement to drive down prison populations, reduce recidivism and save billions of dollars. One core element is the use of risk-and-needs assessment tools that explore issues well beyond criminal history.
02, Mar 2015 - A criminal justice advocate wages his own battle with crime - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Misso
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Sean Hosman is a leading voice in the national push to transform the justice system by predicting which criminals will commit crimes again. He also is a repeat offender himself, whose trips in and out of jail provide a striking case study of the movement he helps lead.
01, Mar 2015 - States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois &
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - States are trying to reduce prison populations with secretive, new psychological assessments to predict which inmates will commit future crimes and who might be safe to release, despite serious problems and high-profile failures, an Associated Press investigation found.
04, Apr 2014 - Greene, IL SC woman faces sentence in breast feeding overdose - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina woman faces 20 years to life in prison when she is sentenced for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.
04, Apr 2014 - Greene, IL SC woman gets 20 years in breast feeding overdose - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A judge has sentenced a South Carolina woman to 20 years in prison for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.