Federal prosecutors in St. Louis announced the indictments of five men Wednesday for two separate killings, the first charges brought since the police chief reached out to the U.S. Attorney’s office to help stem violence in the city.
Former U.S. House Speaker and Yorkville,Ill. teacher indicted for structuring currency transactions.
Illinois Republican is accused of avoiding bank rules to pay hush money.
A former St. Louis city officer is accused of giving a 12-inch shotgun to a man storing crack cocaine and marijuana at a house in the 3800 block of Cottage Avenue.
An Illinois parolee has been charged with helping steal assault-style rifles and other firearms from a store and plotting to sell them to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
The mayor of Sunset Hills has been indicted by a grand jury on two felony counts following allegations that he intentionally ran a cyclist off the road with his car earlier this summer.
There is some confusion about what evidence – if any – against police officer Darren Wilson will be made public.
Jeff Roorda, business manager for the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association, later told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the AP “mistook what I said.”
According to law-enforcement sources, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson beat his 4-year-old son with a tree branch as a form of punishment this summer.
Walker said from the coverage he’s seen from Ferguson, store owners have fully complied with the law.