first degree murder
First degree murder charges were filed Tuesday against 41-year-old Scottie Thompson.
One of three men accused in the 2011 shooting in St. Louis has been found guilty of first-degree murder.
Both Diane Staudte and her daughter, Rachel Staudte charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault.
Steven Neal Henderson, of Iberia, Mo., was charged with first-degree murder of 13-year-old Macala Shelton, who was reported missing and found dead on an unoccupied farm.
Nigel Generally of Berkeley, Mo., pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in April.
Authorities say a southeastern Missouri woman accused of gunning down her husband did so after something told her to “end him.”
An eastern Missouri man is accused of shooting a man in the head as he sat in a recliner, then dousing the man in gasoline and setting him on fire.
A man who successfully appealed his 20-year prison sentence on the grounds that the punishment in a shotgun killing wasn’t enough lost his gamble Thursday when jurors convicted him of murder, subjecting him now to up to four times his original prison term.
A Kansas City man has been sentenced to 20 years in the shooting deaths last year of two people whose bodies were found inside a burning car.
A southern Illinois man faces up to 60 years in prison now that he’s been convicted in the 2010 killing of a 15-year-old girl.