Alton Man Gets 40-Year Sentence for Sexual AssaultJames A. Steele, 49, was convicted by a Madison County jury on April 14,2016, of two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a Child in 2012.
Missouri Senate OKs Prison Options For Kids Guilty of MurderUnder the bill, a 16- or 17-year-old could be sentenced to a minimum of 50 years without parole, and anyone younger could face a minimum of 35 years.
Missouri Supreme Court Upholds HIV-Risk LawThe Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a woman who did not tell her sexual partner that she was HIV-positive.
Missouri Man Sentenced to Life for Molesting 2 Young GirlsA 45-year-old southwest Missouri man has pleaded guilty and will serve six concurrent life sentences for molesting two young girls in 2009.
Koster Finds No Evidence of Wrongdoing in Planned Parenthood InvestigationThe attorney general said Planned Parenthood's handling of fetal tissue is in accordance with Missouri law.
Execution Set for Tonight for Bonne Terre StabbingRichard Strong will die within 24-hours after 6 p.m. for a double homicide in 2000.
3 Kansas City Area Men Convicted Of Cargo Theft Three Kansas City area men have been convicted of charges stemming from a conspiracy to steal about $1 million worth of trucks and their cargo.
Conviction Tossed, George Allen Jr. Walks Free TodayA 56-year-old, partially blind schizophrenic man who has been imprisoned for three decades could be freed in a hearing Wednesday, after a Missouri judge recently overturned his rape and murder convictions, lawyers said.
Death penalty foes ask Nixon to stop execution