The remnants of more than 120 trees, cut without permission on the city’s riverfront in February, will be removed later this year, according to a deal brokered between the city, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and attorneys representing the property owner…
A Franklin County judge has sentenced a Leasburg man to probation in lieu of a prison sentence after the man admitted in court that he was responsible for a string of burglaries at the Sullivan Walmart.
A Washington man who as a teenager was part of a 2018 shootout between two vehicles at Highways 100 and 47 has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation after brokering a plea deal with the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.
Autopsies will be performed following the deaths of two inmates at the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center, according to press releases from the Missouri Department of Corrections.
A Villa Ridge man is facing multiple criminal charges after he allegedly assaulted three different individuals on Saturday, July 3, according to electronic court records and a press release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department.
The theft of a truck from a Washington hotel parking lot has led to the arrest of the man, who police said confessed to also being responsible for 17 recent catalytic converter thefts.
A southeast Missouri man is facing criminal charges after police said he falsely claimed that a pipe bomb was thrown through a window at New Haven High School on June 28, according to court records.
A Gerald man was taken into custody after police said he brandished a sawed-off shotgun, threatening the property manager of a mobile home park in Gerald.
A Union man has been charged after police said he provided pornographic material to an unidentified minor, which is a Class A misdemeanor.
Facing multiple charges of child pornography possession, a 40-year-old Washington man returned to a Franklin County courtroom and pleaded not guilty last week, according to electronic court records.
A Union man pleaded not guilty last week to charges that he threatened bodily harm to his then-former girlfriend, including wielding an ax and a handsaw, according to electronic court records. The alleged victim in this case, who is not named in court records, has since resumed a romantic re…
HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — A man charged last fall in a 1993 killing in the St. Louis area has died after a long illness, authorities said.
A Union man was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping Monday by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, according to a press release by the county law enforcement agency.
A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for this fall in the case of a 23-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a Franklin County child in her bedroom.
A Catawissa woman is facing multiple criminal charges after being arrested by the Washington Police Department in connection to a string of burglaries and thefts that occurred in late May.
A device the size of a person’s hand has the potential to drastically change how the Washington Police Department is able to collect evidence, especially in crimes against children and child pornography cases.
A traffic stop in late January resulted in drug trafficking charges being filed against the man behind the wheel of the vehicle, according to electronic court records.
A Washington woman who pleaded guilty to wire fraud, bank fraud and money laundering charges in August was sentenced in federal court in St. Louis last month, according to electronic court records.
A Defiance resident who was convicted in April of running over and killing her boyfriend in a Chesterfield restaurant parking lot was sentenced Friday to 10 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says addressing the clemency petition for a man who’s been behind bars for a triple murder for more than four decades is not a “priority,” even though prosecutors say he didn't commit the crime.
CHADWICK, Mo. (AP) — Two southwestern Missouri teenagers who had been missing since May 25 have been found dead in a vehicle that left the roadway and went down a steep ravine.
The man who allegedly attempted to force his way into a woman’s vehicle at the Washington Target in April is facing a new criminal charge, according to court records filed this week.
A Washington man is facing criminal charges after police say that he sexually assaulted and molested a child between Dec. 5, 2018, and Dec. 4, 2019, according to electronic court records.
A Union man is facing multiple criminal charges after authorities said he harassed a Union woman and threatened last week to orchestrate a mass shooting on the campus of Maryville University in St. Louis.
A three-day trial has been scheduled for the man charged in connection with the 1987 killing of a St. Clair woman, whose death marked one of the longest local cold cases in recent years.
Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a man who authorities say sexually assaulted a 6-year-old Franklin County child in her bedroom.
An unidentified Union man has been arrested by Franklin County Sheriff’s Department deputies following the death of a 4-year-old Union toddler, who sustained injuries from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The first grand jury impaneled in Franklin County since the COVID-19 pandemic has issued 26 criminal indictments.
The investigation into the deaths of two Washington residents who died in January on Louis Street is ongoing but has reached a standstill, according to Washington Police Department Detective Sgt. Steve Sitzes.
David Barklage, a political consultant and lobbyist whose clients have included several prominent Republicans in state government, has been indicted on a felony tax charge.
A man formerly from the Beaufort area was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Thursday for selling a lethal opiate cocktail that killed a Franklin County woman and for stealing railroad car bracing.
Criminal charges were filed last week against a Union man who police said threatened bodily harm to his then-former girlfriend with an ax and a handsaw, according to electronic court records. The alleged victim in this case, who is not identified in court records, has since resumed a romanti…
A Labadie man who is accused of statutory sodomy and furnishing pornographic material to someone younger than 18 will have two separate jury trials this fall, according to electronic court records.
The person behind the wheel of the fatal hit-and-run crash on Highway 100 early Sunday morning has been identified and is now facing criminal court proceedings, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol and electronic court records.
A Franklin County man facing 24 counts of child pornography-related charges was back in court this month, according to electronic court records.
On Tuesday, Washington Police Department officials released the name and photo of the man they believe pointed a gun and demanded a ride home from a Target employee as she was leaving work on Monday.
Attorneys for the Sullivan gas station owner accused of possessing illegal slot machines, a Class A misdemeanor, were granted a continuance on Wednesday.