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.
The U.S. Attorney’s office says Raymond Paris, of Sugar Creek, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years following his plea Tuesday in federal court.
The Missouri woman pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child. She told investigators she was drunk when she decided to take her 15 month old nephew swimming.