A middle-school football coach accused in the kidnapping and killing of a 10-year-old girl in southwest Missouri plans to plead not guilty, his public defender said in a brief hearing Friday.
The case against Craig Wood could bring the death penalty.
Gun advocates are questioning a study that says Missouri would have fewer murder if there were more background checks.
Police say victim Wendy Hall-Onkle knew her attacker.
Two victims are dead, two are in critical condition, including an 8-year-old boy.
Major Case Squad says a person of interest is detained in the killing of William Harriel (pictured).
Jerome Ewing is charged in the death of Charles Williams.
Police say 19-year-old male found shot to death in a field.
Police now say victim was shot multiple times and left to die in burning house.
A Missouri woman who as a teenager wrote that killing a young neighbor was an “ahmazing” thrill asked a judge on Thursday to overturn her guilty plea, saying she made it under the fear of spending a lifetime in prison.