US President Barack Obama(L) and Attorney General Eric Holder speak on the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Strong DOJ Response To Ferguson Seeks Truth, Calm

The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Observers say the goal is to ensure that the truth about the killing is revealed, to ease racial tensions, and to reassure people that the investigation will be fair.


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Missouri Prepares For Execution, Another Date Set

This Wednesday will be Missouri’s fifth execution in five months, which could be a record for the year.


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Man Convicted of Killing Woman, 4-Year-Old Girl

A southern Illinois man was found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths nine years ago of a pregnant woman and a 4-year-old child.


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Trial for Man Accused of NE Mo. Killing Delayed

Michael Studer, charged in the October shooting death of 61-year-old Adrienne Arnett at Abel’s Quik Shop in Hannibal, was originally scheduled for trial March 25.


John Cunningham

12 Years For Man Who Killed Uncle During Pork Steak Argument

Argued over whether they were cooking pork steaks or pork chops



Man Wanted in 1984 Joplin Killing Arrested in San Diego

A man wanted in the 1984 killing of a Joplin woman has been arrested in San Diego.


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Woman Shot Dead During Robbery

Shot while trying to retrieve stolen items from gunmen.


Nicholas Sheley

Nicholas Sheley Gets 2nd Life Sentence

An Illinois man accused of killing eight people from two states during a 2008 spree was given a second life sentence Wednesday.


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Former St. Louis Officer Accused in Killing

Former St. Louis police officer, Glenn Head, is accused of killing 67-year-old William Bacon during an argument.


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Trials for 2 Suspects in Mo. Teen’s Death Moved

Two suspects in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old southwest Missouri boy will be tried in different counties.




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