A local military veteran who more recently spent his working days on one side of the iron bars will soon be living on the other side of them. Yesterday a U.S. district judge punished a federal correctional officer who previously served in Iraq for smuggling cigarettes into the prison where he worked ... More >>
Click here for a .pdf of Walter Hill's indictmentWalter Hill, East St. Louis' disgraced deputy liquor commissioner, was sentenced to five years in federal prison last Friday after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to extorting money, alcohol and sex from several of the city's business owners. H ... More >>
Two men indicted earlier this year as part of the largest dogfighting bust in U.S. history are missing on the eve of their trial, which is scheduled to begin later this week.Judious Kizeart and Gary Payne were part of a group of seven men charged with "conspiracy to commit unlawful activities of ... More >>
Image viaThis Justice League does not endorse dogfightingYou have just been convicted of taking part in a dogfighting conspiracy and sentenced to sixteen months in federal prison. You feel that the trial was a miscarriage of justice and that the judge's punishment was excessive.
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