Missouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.
A bill that could mean reduced sentences for minors found guilty of first-degree murder is moving forward in the Missouri House.
The federal prosecutor in St. Louis comes to the rescue of state prosecutors frustrated with Missouri’s gun laws.
“It doesn’t make sense to me to let somebody out early on a gun crime, and I think we have to take a tougher approach to that,” Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says.
The new sentence for Ledale Nathan Jr. followed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that invalidated a former sentence.
Martin Evanick of Collinsville pleaded guilty in July to one count of production of child pornography. He was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court.
A suburban St. Louis woman has been sentenced to 12.5 years in prison in a drunken driving crash that killed her granddaughter.
A man who is both a lawyer and clergyman is expected to be sentenced to 40 years in prison next week for his role in a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of more than $56 million.
Ex-sheriff plotted to have witnesses against him killed.
George Ryan has served more than three years of his 6 1/2-year sentence.