Former St. Louis corrections chief Dora Schriro has moved on to a more high-profile controversy
Some inmates tell horror stories about healthcare at the women's prison in Vandalia. Some didn't live to tell their tales.
A workhouse inmate claims he was wrongly beaten, and city officials scramble to get their stories straight
Once open to the world, Missouri's death row is now secret
An alleged rape points to big workhouse problems
Slay and Rigali arias soured by lack of decisive action and bully-boy politics
Blame for problems at the workhouse goes all the way to the top
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.
Lifer Bill Herron knew exactly how to get out of jail -- until 16 years ago, when the Missouri Department of Corrections locked him in solitary
The city was slow in adopting a jail-suicide expert's advice
Faced with an unprecedented rash of inmate suicides, St. Louis was slow to respond. Now there's a new jailhouse boss in town.
When the Benetton clothing company dared to humanize death-row inmates in a $20 million ad campaign, Attorney General Jay Nixon threw a fit. Then he played right into their hands and sued them.
MCI WorldCom and the state are raking in windfall profits from the captive customers in Missouri's prisons