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Southern Illinois Man Sentenced to 100 Years for 2013 Killing

Kely Arbuckle was sentenced to 100 years in prison after he was convicted first-degree murder for the shooting death of a 20-year-old former Marion High School football standout.


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Nebraska Man Pleads No Contest In Death Of Ex-Wife

A Nebraska man accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife and former divorce attorney has pleaded no contest in the death of his ex-wife.


L-R: Dallas Halter, William Carrico, Maxwell Lee, Adam Moore. Booking photos courtesy of St. Francois County Sheriff.

Son, Friends Charged in Couple’s Deaths in Park Hills Fire

19-year-old Dallas Halter is charged with first-degree murder, arson and several other related charges.


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Charges Filed in Shooting that Killed 1, Injured 1

21-year-old Derrick Collins is charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of first-degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action in a shooting that happened Monday.


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Woman, 24, Convicted in Dismemberment of Husband

A jury has convicted a 24-year-old central Illinois woman of murder for the dismemberment of her husband.


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St. Louis Area Man Convicted of Killing Brother

Calvin Taylor, who testified that he was influenced by “Satan’s demons,” has been convicted of killing his brother after an argument that started over dirty dishes.


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Omaha Killing Suspect Sues Nebraska Prison System

The man charged with four counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of four people in three separate attacks last summer is suing the state prison system and others for nearly $25 million.


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Murder Charges Dropped Against St. Louis Mother

The mother of an 18-month-old boy whose body was found in a trash bin in 2011 will not stand trial in his death.


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Grand Jury Indicts Justin DeRyke on First Degree Murder

The 22-year-old uncle of Willow Long was indicted Wednesday on three counts of first degree murder.



UPDATE: Man Charged in Connection to Body Found at Horseshoe Lake

First degree murder charges were filed Tuesday against 41-year-old Scottie Thompson.





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