Back in September, Riverfront Times published a feature story titled, "The (Extremely) Long (and Sometimes Forgetful) Arm of the Law." It told the story of Cornealious Michael Anderson, or Mike as he's known to friends and family. Anderson was convicted in 2000 of armed robbery and sentenced to thir ... More >>
Missouri has been pouring millions into prisons that aren't being used. But stay tuned: If politicians have their way, there will be plenty of inmates to go around.
In 1963, a group of African-American runaways and truants was sent to a rural reform school. Then the nightmare began.