A rural southeastern Illinois town’s former mayor pleas guilty to three counts of mail fraud and one count of obstructing justice.
Anthony Akins has again pleaded guilty to his role in the 2008 robbery and double-murder at a south St. Louis County Steak ‘n Shake.
The former top cop in Edwardsville, James Bedell, entered his plea in a federal court Wednesday in an agreement with prosecutors.
The Air Force commander who overturned a jury’s guilty verdict in a sexual assault case says he found the accused officer more believable.
A Madison County judge on Wednesday imposed the prison term prosecutors had sought for 20-year-old Chelsea Stewart.
A St. Louis County man has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking for forcing two women into prostitution, including a mentally disabled woman.
Former New Athens Chief Dallas Hill was sentenced to 18 months’ probation.
Before entering the plea to a conspiracy charge, Jesse Jackson told U.S. District Judge Robert L. Wilkins, “I’ve never been more clear in my life” in his decision to plead guilty.
As a result of the federal investigation, Eric Hinson resigned his positions as Chief at both the St. Clair Fire Protection District and the Ladue Fire Dept.
61-year-old Grahame Rhodes of Town & Country pleaded guilty to fraud charges for a scheme that defrauded investors of about $2.5 million over a 16-year period.