A shoplifting suspect who was shot and wounded by a suburban St. Louis police officer earlier this year has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The Circuit Attorney’s office issued warrants for unlawful use of a weapon against 22-year-old Roderick Roberson of Belleville, Illinois, and against 17-year-old Keion Peay of North St. Louis.
Jury selection is underway for the trial of two parents who are accused of keeping their 6-year-old autistic son in a makeshift cage.
The police officer making a traffic stop in suburban St. Louis was confronted with some unexpected honesty when the driver told him bluntly: “I’m not gonna lie. I sell marijuana.”
Nearly 33 years after delivering a game-winning hit in his first major league at-bat, former Cardinal Curt Ford may be leaving after what police say was a racially motivated attack.
A technical error in how the Illinois budget was written will soon leave courts across the state with a skeleton crew of court reporters, and that could jeopardize criminal cases.
“I can go out and write a $500 bad check and get a felony. But they can go out and kill, and get a misdemeanor.”
Dr. Devon Golding has been convicted of multiple health-care fraud related charges for billing for services not rendered and false statements involving a health-care benefit plan.
Police say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse last week to scare him, because they believed he was too nice to people. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the family wanted to teach him about possible danger from strangers.
Not backing down and not making a deal, the mayor of Sunset Hills now has a court date to fight allegations that he sideswiped a cyclist with his car.