The judges are concerned that such statements could taint a jury, harming the defendant’s right to a fair trial.
47-year-old William Wilburn is charged with statutory rape, statutory sodomy and enticement of a child.
Castro was sentenced Aug. 1 to life in prison plus 1,000 years on his guilty plea to 937 counts including kidnapping and rape.
Walter J. Martinez accused of targeting patients of Odyssey Hospice.
A Jackson County Circuit judge considers the 34-year court employee an insubordinate for offering legal advice and being too chatty about courthouse matters.
A man who spent nearly four months jailed in Illinois for a rape he insisted he didn’t commit is free after genetic testing cleared him.
Opponents concerned about increasing costs to taxpayers.
Ariel Castro looked down at the ground for almost the entire proceeding, biting his collar and signing documents with his handcuffed hands.
Woman attacked in late January near Emerson Park station.
A House committee considered a proposal Monday that would repeal the time requirement for sexual offenses that involve someone age 18 or younger.