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More Gun Cases Going Federal in St. Louis

The federal prosecutor in St. Louis comes to the rescue of state prosecutors frustrated with Missouri’s gun laws.


St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells reporters the specifics of a new law that will deal with drunk drivers in St. Louis on December 30, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Prosecutor Calls for End to Early Parole for Violent Gun Offenders

“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.


Ledale Nathan Jr.

More Life Sentences In 2009 St. Louis Murder

The new sentence for Ledale Nathan Jr. followed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that invalidated a former sentence.


A Facebook photo of musician Martin Evanick.

Clown Musician Gets 20 Years For Child Porn

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.


St. Louis Woman Sentenced for Drunk Driving Death

A suburban St. Louis woman has been sentenced to 12.5 years in prison in a drunken driving crash that killed her granddaughter.



Webster Groves Man Will Likely Get 40-year Sentence for Ponzi Scheme

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.


Raymond Martin

Identical Life Sentence For Disgraced Ex-Sheriff

Ex-sheriff plotted to have witnesses against him killed.


CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Former Illinois Governor George Ryan dodges cameras as he leaves federal court April 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. Ryan was found guilty in his corruption trial after ten days of deliberations.  (Getty/Tim Boyle)

Court Sends Back Former Illinois Gov. Ryan’s Appeal

George Ryan has served more than three years of his 6 1/2-year sentence.



Longtime Fugitive Sentenced For Home Meth Lab

Brian Sweet aluded capture for seven years.


Child porn charges

Granite City Man Gets Lengthy Prison Term For Child Porn

Downloaded images from internet onto his home computer.