Indictments First as Part of Feds' Effort in St. LouisFederal 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.
Hastert Indictment Offers Few Clues About Alleged MisconductFormer U.S. House Speaker and Yorkville,Ill. teacher indicted for structuring currency transactions.
Ex-House Speaker Hastert IndictedIllinois Republican is accused of avoiding bank rules to pay hush money.
Former St. Louis City Police Officer Charged with Aiding Drug DealerA 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.
Man Charged in Illinois Gun Theft Tied to FergusonAn 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.
Sunset Hills Mayor Indicted on Two Felony ChargesThe 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.
Director of Judicial Administration: Judge Has Made No Agreement to Release Evidence to PublicThere is some confusion about what evidence - if any - against police officer Darren Wilson will be made public.
Union Official: Charges Seem Unlikely for Darren WilsonJeff Roorda, business manager for the St. Louis Police Officers' Association, later told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the AP "mistook what I said."
Adrian Peterson Deactivated Following IndictmentAccording 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.
Firearms Program Attorney: MO Allows Property Owners to Defend Themselves from LootersWalker said from the coverage he's seen from Ferguson, store owners have fully complied with the law.
Kan. Woman Picks Up Mailed Meth At Post OfficeA 41-year-old Topeka woman is charged with picking up a 7-pound package containing methamphetamine from a post office after law enforcement agents were tipped off the drugs would be there.
Pet Food President Indicted on FraudInvestors lost millions in the scheme.