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Firefighters and police were called to the St. Louis City Justice Center after inmates were seen setting fires from inside the building.
A demonstration is planned outside of the St. Louis City Justice Center (CJC) Monday night after 115 inmates busted out their cells and took over a floor of the jail this weekend.
A new corrections task force was announced Monday by St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, two days after a disturbance at the City Justice Center. The task force, which will be led by former Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Wolff, will look into complaints from the detainees at the Justice Center, and investigate how it got out of control.