A 22-year-old Effingham County man accused of fatally stabbing his 7-year-old niece won’t go on trial until next year.
Nicholas Sheley is accused in the deaths of eight people in a 2008 killing spree in Illinois and Missouri.
A 33-year-old Sedalia man charged with killing a fellow VA hospital patient in Columbia has made a brief court appearance.
A Spanish Lake woman who admitted murdering her 11-month-old daughter is scheduled to be sentenced today.
Elex Murphy is accused of killing a 72-year-old immigrant from Vietnam, a victim who was apparently chosen at random.
A northeast Kansas newspaper has been ordered to identify a person who posted a comment on its website about a story on a murder trial for which that commenter was serving as a juror.
One of four men convicted in the 1991 killing of two St. Louis-area sisters should be freed from death row and granted a new trial, his lawyer said Monday.
Jury will begin deliberating Peterson’s guilt or innocence in death of his third wife.
His next hearing is scheduled for Oct. 22
Trial is under way for a St. Charles County deputy Christopher Hunt.