Fourth Guilty Plea in Prearranged Funerals Case

Randall K. Sutton pleaded guilty to bank fraud, mail fraud, money laundering and misappropriation of an insurance premium.



Evan Lockhart Pleads Guilty to Shooting Maryland Heights Policeman

Just as his trial was about to began, it’s over. On Monday 21-year-old Evan Lockhart admitted to shooting Maryland Heights police officer.



Bridgeport Mayor Admits Defrauding His Town

A rural southeastern Illinois town’s former mayor pleas guilty to three counts of mail fraud and one count of obstructing justice.


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Anthony Akins Plead Guilty in Steak ‘n Shake Murders

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.


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Ex-Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

The former top cop in Edwardsville, James Bedell, entered his plea in a federal court Wednesday in an agreement with prosecutors.


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Officer Defends Overturning Sexual-Assault Verdict

The Air Force commander who overturned a jury’s guilty verdict in a sexual assault case says he found the accused officer more believable.


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Woman Gets 4 Years For Robbing McDonald’s Worker

A Madison County judge on Wednesday imposed the prison term prosecutors had sought for 20-year-old Chelsea Stewart.


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St. Louis-Area Man Guilty Of Sex Trafficking

A St. Louis County man has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking for forcing two women into prostitution, including a mentally disabled woman.


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New Athens Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Stealing Items from Evidence Locker

Former New Athens Chief Dallas Hill was sentenced to 18 months’ probation.


WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, arrive for an appearance before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on February 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Jacksons are expected to plead guilty to federal charges of spending more than $750,000 in campaign cash on personal expenses. (Getty/Brendan Hoffman)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty in Campaign Case

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.





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