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.
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.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a St. Louis woman in connection with a fire that destroyed a downtown St. Louis convenience store during a protest that followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
WINDYVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Two southern Missouri men have been charged in the kidnapping of a woman who went missing in July, after investigators found photos of her, nearly naked and apparently locked in a cage, on one of their phones.
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.
SHREWSBURY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a charge of abandoning a corpse against a Missouri woman arrested in connection with the 2018 stabbing death of a man behind a suburban St. Louis Walmart.
A Franklin County judge will decide Friday if there is enough evidence for the case to continue against the St. Clair man who police said held a box cutter knife to his nephew’s throat.
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.
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…
A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation for the man police said shot and killed a Franklin County man who worked as a security officer at a MetroLink station in January.
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.
A Hermann man is facing criminal charges after police say he was seen masturbating while driving his vehicle through a residential neighborhood in Washington.
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.
A warrant has been issued for a Union man accused of drug trafficking after he failed to appear at a scheduled court hearing on Aug. 26.
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.
A Union man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly hit a child and a security guard with a vehicle at Mercy Hospital Washington last month, according to court records.
FULTON, Mo. (AP) — The suspect in the death of a Missouri woman and her daughter last week appears to be trying to disappear and limit the ability to track him, Boone County authorities said.
The jury trial for a Catawissa man accused of raping three women and assaulting a fourth has been rescheduled, according to online court records.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a central Missouri man who is charged in the deaths of his girlfriend and the woman's 11-year-old daughter.
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.
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.
Two groups that work to overturn wrongful convictions argued in a petition filed Monday that a Missouri man who has spent more than 20 years in prison for killing his mother did not commit the crime.
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.
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.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An O’Fallon man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash last October that left a woman dead, according to St. Louis police.
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.
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.
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.
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.