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A Franklin County judge will decide later this summer if there is enough evidence for the case to proceed against the Union man who was arrested in May as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.

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A St. Clair man is facing criminal charges after police say he stabbed his one-time girlfriend three times and then stashed her body in a sleeping bag, which was kept outside.

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has once again delayed the murder trial of a former Franklin County resident accused of killing her boyfriend in a parking lot of Babbo’s Spaghetteria restaurant in Chesterfield Valley.

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A Washington man convicted in 2011 for the sexual assault and rape of a Marthasville woman is facing additional criminal charges after authorities allege he failed to comply with the state’s sex offender registry regulations.

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A St. Clair man is facing four felony charges, including three Class D felonies for unlawful possession of a firearm, second degree burglary, and stealing a motor vehicle, and the Class E felony of resisting arrest.

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Fewer than 90 days into the year, 11 Franklin County residents have died from heroin overdoses, according to Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton and Washington Police Chief Ed Menefee.

A man was arrested early Friday, March 5, after an alleged domestic disturbance and a search in woods off Martin Lane in Union, according to Union Police.

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O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The effort to free Lamar Johnson, who has spent 26 years behind bars for a murder he says he didn’t commit, hit another roadblock Tuesday when the Missouri Supreme Court refused to grant a new trial.

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A St. Clair man is facing four felonies related to sex crimes involving children, according to electronic court records. 

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Nearly a month after their deaths, the investigation into the deaths of Carey A. Boyster, 36, and Danny Peroutka, 32, is still active, according to Washington Police Department Sgt. Steve Sitzes. 

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A man was transported to an area hospital for a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a pursuit on Interstate 44, Friday, Feb. 5, according to officials.

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Wednesday night the Franklin County Sheriff's Office SWAT team was deployed to Pacific after a shooting suspect refused to cooperate with law enforcement.

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Officials with the Sullivan Police Department have released the name of the man who was found dead Tuesday morning.

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A two-day jury trial for a Franklin County man charged with raping and molesting a child in 2018 that was scheduled to begin this week has been postponed due to COVID-19.