Killer of Drury Inn Manager Gets LifeBowens was found guilty in April of shooting Scott Knopfel, 50, during a robbery early the morning of Jan. 15, 2015.
Wentzville Woman Gets 5 Years of Prison in Toddler's DeathSt. Charles County Circuit Judge Rick Zerr issued the sentence for 42-year-old Lisa West after he rejected the defense attorneys' request for a new trial.
St. Louis Man Gets Life Term in Killing of Bystander WomanA St. Louis man has been ordered to spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in the 2014 shooting death of a bystander who was walking with her grandchildren.
Black Panthers Sentenced For Ferguson Bomb PlotOlajuwon Davis and Brandon Baldwin bought guns for felons, tried to buy pipe bombs.
Rauner OKs Ending Mandatory Life Sentences for JuvenilesIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to end mandatory sentences of life without parole for juveniles.
Former St. Louis Police Officer Sentenced to 2 Years Jail TimeDon McGhee plead guilty in April 2015.
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.
Man Guilty of Sodomizing, Strangling BabyA 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.
Study: 40 Percent of Gun Cases in Circuit Attorney's Office DroppedA 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.
Owner of Fenton Payroll Service Company Sentenced on Fraud, Money Laundering ChargesBradley Ferguson, owner of Fenton-based Paymaster Business Solutions Inc., was sentenced to 54 months in prison on mail fraud and money laundering charges.
Kansas City Man Sentenced For Robbery With HatchetA Kansas City man who robbed a bank with a hatchet has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in federal prison.
Wife Sentenced in Husband's Shooting DeathA central Missouri woman is sentenced to life in prison without parole in the shooting death of her husband, a former Jefferson City police officer.

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