23, Apr 2014 - Lawmakers trying to restrict solitary confinement - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
DENVER (AP) - A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.
23, Apr 2014 - Johnson, MO Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3½½ years - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News
CHICAGO (AP) - An ex-con who spent most of his adult life in behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home - prison.
23, Apr 2014 - AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
WASHINGTON (AP) - A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs that address racial inequality in America.
23, Apr 2014 - Douglas, MO Potential evidence against lawmaker remains sealed - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Grand jury testimony and other potential evidence against indicted California state Sen. Ronald Calderon should not be handed over to his attorney at this time, a federal judge said Tuesday.
23, Apr 2014 - Johnson, MO Missouri executes killer of teenage girl
By Carey Gillam BONNE TERRE, Missouri (Reuters) - Missouri officials executed a man early on Wednesday who was convicted of abducting a teenage girl at the gas station where she worked, then raping and strangling her. Jeffrey Ferguson, 59, was pronounced dead at 12:11 a.m local time at a state prison in Bonne Terre, said Mike O'Connell, a spokesman for the Missouri Department of Public Safety ...
23, Apr 2014 - Court reverses conviction of man in iPad data case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A federal appeals court reversed the conviction of man imprisoned for illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing the email addresses of more than 100,000 of iPad users, ruling Friday that prosecutors tried him in the wrong state.
23, Apr 2014 - Missouri executes man for 1993 murder of couple
Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993.
23, Apr 2014 - Missouri executes William Rousan for 1993 killing
William Rousan, a 57-year-old Missouri man who killed a southeast Missouri farm couple 21 years ago, was executed early Wednesday. Read more
23, Apr 2014 - Missouri Executes Inmate for 1993 Farm Slaying
Missouri executes inmate William Rousan, who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993
23, Apr 2014 - Missouri executes convicted killer in 1993 cattle-stealing plot
By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Missouri officials on Wednesday executed a man who had been convicted in 1993 of murdering a farming couple in their 60s in a plot to steal their cattle, a state official said. William Rousan, 57, was pronounced dead at 12:10 a.m. (4.10 a.m. EDT) at a state prison in Bonne Terre, said Mike O'Connell, a spokesman for the state's Department of ...
23, Apr 2014 - Man who says he killed 40 won't divulge associates - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A man in an Alabama jail who has confessed to killing dozens across the country did not name the drug cartels he said employed him, a detective said.
23, Apr 2014 - Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying - NBC40.net
(AP Photo/Missouri Department of Corrections). In this Dec. 1, 2013 provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is William Rousan. BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) - Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993.
23, Apr 2014 - Missouri business tax break has wide reach
Jefferson City (AP) -- Legislation awaiting a likely veto by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon would create a new tax break for the owners of local diners and downtown antique stores. Accountants and doctors could benefit, too. And farmers and car dealers and architects. So could lawyers and lobbyists. Nixon has focused on those latter two professions while denouncing the legislation as "an unaffordable ...
23, Apr 2014 - Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spor
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, taken in a van with covered windows on a circuitous trek to disguise the route on the scrub brush-and-cactus covered military base.
23, Apr 2014 - Minn. man who shot, killed teens heads to trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - After a central Minnesota man repeatedly shot a teen who entered his home, he dragged the boy's bloodied body into a basement workshop, authorities say, sat down - and waited.