• Comments

A Washington man has been charged with robbery, armed criminal action, burglary, resisting arrest, assault and  possession of a defaced firearm after being arrested Monday by the Washington Police Department.

AP
  • Comments

Attorneys for Michael Politte, who was convicted at age 14 of killing his mother, on Wednesday asked the Missouri Supreme Court to free him after more than 22 years behind bars, citing now-disproven evidence, a faulty investigation and a flawed trial defense.

featured
  • Comments

New criminal charges were filed in Warren County last month against a Marthasville man who is already facing criminal charges of forgery and fraud in Franklin County. 

AP
  • Updated
  • Comments

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was put to death Tuesday for killing three workers while robbing a convenience store nearly three decades ago, an execution performed over objections from racial justice activists, lawmakers and even the pope.

  • Updated
  • Comments

Two Washington residents have been charged with crimes in connection to the molestation of a child under 12 years old, according to a press release from the Washington Police Department.

featured
  • Comments

A one-day jury trial is scheduled to begin next week in the case of a former Labadie resident who is charged with second-degree statutory sodomy. The man, who is identified in court records as Thomas W. Abbott, 36, now of rural Wright City, also is facing criminal charges of providing pornog…

featured
  • Updated
  • Comments

Students at Four Rivers Career Center were temporarily restricted to their classrooms Thursday morning as officials conducted an investigation into allegations that an unidentified 16-year-old Pacific High School student had made a threat against the school.

featured
  • Comments

A St. Clair man who was accused of leaving harassing and threatening messages with one of his neighbors’ children and at the home of another neighbor was sentenced last month to five years of supervised probation in lieu of spending four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.  

featured
  • Updated
  • Comments

Two people are charged with first-degree child endangerment after police say a 4-week-old infant was left in a vehicle while the man and woman experienced an apparent drug overdose, according to a press release from the Washington Police Department. 

featured
  • Comments

The jury trial for a Catawissa man accused of raping three women and assaulting a fourth has been rescheduled, according to online court records.

  • Updated
  • Comments

A 31-year-old female inmate at the Franklin County Jail in Union has died, according to a press release from the Franklin County Sheriff's Department. 

featured
  • Comments

A Franklin County judge has issued an arrest warrant for a Pacific man charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia after the man missed his scheduled court date Thursday.

featured
  • Comments

A jury will convene next year to determine the guilt of a New Haven man charged with raping and sodomizing an unidentified person in 2019, according to online court records. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

Two men are dead following a Friday morning shooting in rural southwestern Franklin County near Stanton, according to a press release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department. 

featured
  • Updated
  • Comments

A former gymnastics coach accused of molesting three of his former athletes had his bond revoked at a hearing Monday at the 20th Circuit Court in Union.

  • Comments

A St. Clair man is facing criminal charges after authorities say he violated a restraining order filed against him by showing up at a woman’s home, according to court records. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

The jury trial of a former gymnastics coach accused of molesting three of his athletes was scheduled to start on Monday but now has been pushed back to early 2022, according to online court records. 

featured
  • Comments

Sitzes said the department answered 54 calls, including five calls about missing children — all of whom were promptly found and returned to a parent or guardian, Sitzes said — and numerous parking issues.

featured
  • Updated
  • Comments

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…

featured
  • Updated
  • Comments

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. 

featured
  • Updated
  • Comments

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. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

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. 

featured
  • Updated
  • Comments

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.