first degree murder
A jury has convicted a 24-year-old central Illinois woman of murder for the dismemberment of her husband.
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.
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.
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.
The 22-year-old uncle of Willow Long was indicted Wednesday on three counts of 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.