Missouri Supreme Court Considers Child Sex Registry CaseA lawyer for a teenager accused of attempting to rape his sister says he unfairly faces registering as an adult sexual offender.
Rape Charges Filed in Connection with Woman's DeathRape charges have been filed against a 17-year-old in connection with the death of a 47-year-old woman whose body was found outside in the 8200 block of Alabama on Monday just before 8 a.m.
Missouri Executes Man for 15-Year-Old Girl's 1989 KillingA man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri's death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl.
Sergeant Sentenced to 25 Years on Assault, Desertion ChargesThe trial of an Air Force technical sergeant who fled Illinois to avoid child sexual assault charges began Monday with the defendant pleading guilty to two charges.
Execution in Bonne Terre Tuesday for Murder 14 Years Agohe execution of David Zink, 55, is scheduled for tonight in Bonne Terre, M0., for the rape and murder of a teenage girl in western Missouri.
St. Louis News Editors Spar Over Police Report Details Included in ArticleWas Friday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a past affair with a Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon staffer newsworthy, and should it have included the name of a possible victim of sexual assault?
Crime On The Rise, Again, In St. LouisMurder, robbery, burglary, car thefts and assaults all went up double digits last month, as the city's year-to-date crime report for May shows a total crime increase of 15.5 percent.
Former SLMPD HR Director Charged with Rape and MolestationFormer Human Resources Director for the St. Louis Police Department is charged with rape and child molestation.
Illinois Group Trying to Get More Rape Victims to Report to PoliceIll. Attorney General Lisa Madigan convening a working group to combat sexual assault.
Mo. Lawmaker's Bill Defines 'Violent Felony' in State Gun LawSt. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.
As St. Louis Struggles to Turn Around Murder Rate, 2014 Crime Stats Show Good NewsDespite a soaring year for killings in the city, the latest crime stats show more than 26 neighborhoods had no killings at all.
Mo. Rep. Pushes Bill Requiring Father's Signature for Abortion, Except in Cases of 'Legitimate Rape'A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.”