Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to end mandatory sentences of life without parole for juveniles.
Don McGhee plead guilty in April 2015.
“We arrest criminals and they say ‘I’m not worried about it. I got paper. I got probation the first time, and I’ll get paper the second time,'” complained a frustrated Police Chief Sam Dotson.
A jury deliberated for about four hours Thursday before finding 26-year-old Jordan Lafayette Prince guilty of first-degree murder, child abuse and forcible sodomy.
A study finds most suspects arrested for gun charges in the city of St. Louis never go to prison because of a loophole in state gun laws or the kindness of judges.
Bradley Ferguson, owner of Fenton-based Paymaster Business Solutions Inc., was sentenced to 54 months in prison on mail fraud and money laundering charges.
A Kansas City man who robbed a bank with a hatchet has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in federal prison.
A central Missouri woman is sentenced to life in prison without parole in the shooting death of her husband, a former Jefferson City police officer.
A northwest Missouri man with more than 35 prior traffic convictions in Kansas and Missouri has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with a 2010 road rage incident.
Investigators say 46-year-old Brett Nash had it all worked out — on paper.