Missouri Officer Accused of Taxidermy Thefts

Perry County Sheriff Gary Schaaf says Eric Smith took orders and deposits for mounting animal heads in his Preserving Memories Taxidermy business but he didn’t perform the service, then didn’t return the animal parts and deposits.


Ten members of the Congressional Black Caucus and U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay are scheduled to take part in a Ferguson church service honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Missouri Congressman William Lacy Clay Jr.

Clay Urges Koster to Drop Appeal in Allen Case

A judge last week overturned Allen’s 1983 conviction for the murder and rape of a St. Louis woman, citing DNA and other evidence that called the conviction into question.



Missouri Family Accused of Multi-Million Dollar K2 Drug Ring

The Springfield family is facing federal charges for alleging distributing millions worth of illegal synthetic drugs commonly known as K2.


James Gasperoni

Assault On Woman In O’Fallon MO Leads To Charges

Man beat, choked woman according to police.



Judge Sets Bond for Mamtek CEO at $500K

A central Missouri judge has set bond at $500,000 for a failed artificial sweetener company’s CEO who was charged this week with theft and securities fraud.


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West Frankfort Man Charged in Wreck that Killed Highway Worker on I-64

State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly says the man was on a sedative, the sleep aid Ambien and an antihistamine at the time of the wreck last May on Interstate 64.


Man Accused in Metro-East Heroin Death

A grand jury indicted 33-year-old Brian Petty of Caseyville on one count of drug-induced homicide.


More Charges Files Against Robbery Suspect

A 17-year-old now faces nine more charges in connection with two previous sexual assaults.



Man Charged with Possessing K-2

The manager of the Tobacco Shop in Platte City is accused of selling the synthetic drug from the store.


Boyfriend Charged in Joplin Child Abuse Death

The 24-year-old is accused of physically abusing Ada Bowman at a rural Joplin mobile home park.





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