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.
Brian Sweet aluded capture for seven years.
Downloaded images from internet onto his home computer.