Randolph County State’s Attorney Jeremy Walker says state police testing of evidence may destroy some of the potential trial exhibits in the case.
A man and woman will serve time in federal prison after a racially motivated arson attempt on a black family’s home in Independence.
Christopher Kelley was found guilty of two counts of arson for setting fires in 2011 at the University of Missouri-Columbia and Stephens College.
Robert Schlecter is accused of setting fires at two houses near his home September fourth.
Robert Schlechter, 18, of Collinsville had been a firefighter for less than two weeks when a fire broke out in the early morning hours of September 4.
Bradley Easter and Dale Hamor are accused of setting six fires between April 30th and August 29th.
A bag tossed onto the roof of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Joplin contained incendiary material in what police are calling a failed arson attempt.
A suburban Kansas City man and woman have pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing them of violating the civil rights of a black family by setting their home on fire and painting a swastika on their driveway.
Prosecutors say Paul Potter stabbed Willis Meredith, dismembered his body and set fires to conceal the crime. He also allegedly threw the victim’s arms at witnesses.
A man convicted of setting a fire that caused $1 million in damage to the University of Missouri’s Ellis Library has been granted permission by a federal judge to represent himself during sentencing and a possible appeal.