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A 19-year-old man from Union has been charged after a domestic incident resulted in a stabbing, according to officials.

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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.

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MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Becky Harper sobbed as she spoke to a Missouri dispatcher after stumbling across her expectant daughter in a pool of blood, her womb slashed open and the child she had been carrying missing.

Miranda Jean Everhart, 30, Labadie, is scheduled to go before Circuit Court Judge Craig E. Hellmann after the new year. 

A man and woman are being held at the Franklin County Jail after being taken into custody Saturday, Dec. 12.

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A Sullivan man and woman will have to wait until next year to return to a Franklin County courtroom to be arraigned on criminal charges that stem from allegations of sex crimes involving a child. 

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Editor's Note: Since this story's initial publication at 5 p.m. Dec. 2, The Missourian has learned from the attorney general's office that Avery Jr. is in custody in a facility in St. Louis County, but custody has not yet been transferred to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. This change …

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Criminal charges were filed this past week against a Pacific man, who authorities say came into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment, beat her new boyfriend, sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend, brandished a machete against the couple and then sold the couple’s belongings while holding them hostag…

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Highway 100 near Villa Ridge was closed for several hours Tuesday, Nov. 10, after a standoff between a suspect and the Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies and Missouri State Troopers.

Two of the individuals in the Tuesday, Oct. 13, shooting in a Washington Dollar General parking lot remain at large, according to the Washington Police Department.

A 24-year-old woman from Washington overdosed in Aldi located at 1505 Heritage Hills Drive, Tuesday, Oct. 13, according to the Washington Police Department.

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The Washington Police Department is searching for the two individuals who were involved in a shooting in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store, 1059 Washington Square Center, Tuesday evening.

A Sullivan man has died from his gunshot wounds after being shot in the early morning hours of Thursday in the city’s northside.

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Authorities are searching for the individuals who were involved in a shooting in the parking lot of Dollar General Store, 1059 Washington Square Center, Tuesday evening.

A Pacific man was arrested after an alleged domestic assault Sunday, Oct. 4.

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A Washington man was arrested Thursday after police said he made violent threats toward other people and bragged that he “had bullets that would go through ballistic vests” worn by police officers.

One of three suspects in an attempted burglary at China King Restaurant in Washington from July 2019 has been arrested, according to the Washington Police Department.

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A Beaufort man faces felony stealing over $750 charges for allegedly robbing a clerk who was filling an ATM machine at Voss’ Market in Beaufort just after 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The Washington Police Department made three arrests Thursday, Sept. 17, at the American Inn on 1715 East Fifth Street.

A Sullivan man and a Villa Ridge woman have been charged with burglary and stealing more than $25,000 after allegedly breaking into a residence and farm buildings outside Union and stealing equipment.

The Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has charged Marvin Good, 25, with statutory sodomy and kidnapping after allegedly forcing a teenage girl into a wooded area and assaulting her.

A Cuba man faces multiple charges after a chase, crashing a stolen vehicle, and leading deputies on a foot pursuit before being taken into custody.

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Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton said his deputies have seen a rise in opioid overdoses this year and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame.

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The Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has charged Marvin Good, 25 with statutory sodomy and kidnapping after allegedly forcing a teenage girl into a wooded area and assaulting her.

Joshua Matthew Spencer, 30, Villa Ridge, was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison by U.S. District Judge John R. Ross after pleading guilty to multiple drug and weapons charges, including conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and being a…

Steven E. Rogers, 57, Villa Ridge, faces arson and assault charges after he allegedly set a trailer on fire while his female roommate was inside.

Yvonne A. Mason, 53, Villa Ridge, has been charged with domestic assault after allegedly choking a woman in Villa Ridge Aug. 25.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking charges after a man led deputies on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash near Villa Ridge Monday evening.

Steven Terry II, 37, Pacific, is facing charges for felony kidnapping, domestic assault and resisting arrest, according to the Washington Police Department.

The Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has charged Robert Camacho Jr., 22, Pacific, with first-degree assault for an alleged stabbing that occurred in Union.