SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man will serve five years in prison with no chance of parole for participating in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1.6 million in synthetic marijuana, also called K2. Donald Parrett was sentenced Wednesday for conspiracy to commit mail fraud...
"It Is Over." Those are the words lawyer, Kathleen Zellner had written on a sky blue booklet and placed on the windows at the prison on Tuesday to let Ryan Ferguson know he was being released today. (Nov. 12).
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Joplin woman is suing Jasper County, saying her son died in the county jail after he was denied his blood pressure medicine and left strapped in a restraint chair for at least 21 hours.
Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man who abducted and imprisoned three women in his home for a decade, agreed to a plea deal on Friday that will ensure that he does not face the death penalty. He will be in jail, without chance for parole, for the rest of his life.