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Judges’ New Gun Docket Gives Out More Probation Than Prison Time

“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.

04/27/2015

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Man Guilty of Sodomizing, Strangling Baby

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.

03/27/2015

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Study: 40 Percent of Gun Cases in Circuit Attorney’s Office Dropped

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.

01/22/2015

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Owner of Fenton Payroll Service Company Sentenced on Fraud, Money Laundering Charges

Bradley Ferguson, owner of Fenton-based Paymaster Business Solutions Inc., was sentenced to 54 months in prison on mail fraud and money laundering charges.

01/07/2015

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Kansas City Man Sentenced For Robbery With Hatchet

A Kansas City man who robbed a bank with a hatchet has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in federal prison.

03/12/2014

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Wife Sentenced in Husband’s Shooting Death

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.

03/03/2014

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Mo. Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Road Rage

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.

05/29/2013

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Man to be Sentenced in Foiled, Cat-Related Murder Plot

Investigators say 46-year-old Brett Nash had it all worked out — on paper.

05/02/2013

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Man Gets 10 Years for Drunk Driving Accident That Killed 2

Patrick Walsh of Florissant pleaded guilty in November to two counts of involuntary manslaughter and five counts of second-degree assault.

04/03/2013

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Immigrant Faces Sentencing In Marriage Fraud Case

A Jamaican woman faces sentencing for entering into a sham marriage with a Fort Riley soldier to get legal immigration status.

12/03/2012

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