13-year-old son weighed just 21 pounds when he died in January.
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.
A suspect in the slaying of a Cape Girardeau tattoo artist whose body was found in a Bonne Terre septic tank has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in a separate case.
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.
Police say shots fired from outside a gambling party, Saturday evening, killed one.
The shooting happened around 5:40pm Saturday in the 3500 block of Pennsylvania.
The victim was shot in the leg and chest around 9:30 in the 2900 block of University.
Calvin Taylor, who testified that he was influenced by “Satan’s demons,” has been convicted of killing his brother after an argument that started over dirty dishes.
A southeast Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for abducting and killing a 3-year-old neighbor girl in 2011.
A southeast Missouri woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing a St. Louis man, using a hammer and a hatchet as the weapons.