Rudy Perez Jr

Hearing Delayed for VA Hospital Killing Suspect

A 33-year-old Sedalia man charged with killing a fellow VA hospital patient in Columbia has made a brief court appearance.


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Spanish Lake Mother Who Admitted Killing Her Baby Faces Sentencing

A Spanish Lake woman who admitted murdering her 11-month-old daughter is scheduled to be sentenced today.



Trial Set in Fatal ‘Knockout Game’ Attack

Elex Murphy is accused of killing a 72-year-old immigrant from Vietnam, a victim who was apparently chosen at random.


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Judge Orders Kan. Newspaper To Reveal Name Of Commenter

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.


Reggie Clemons being brought into the courtroom Monday September 17, 2012. (Photo via Amnesty International)

Opening Statements Begin in Clemons Death Row Case

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.


Drew Peterson

Closing Arguments In Drew Peterson Murder Trial Today

Jury will begin deliberating Peterson’s guilt or innocence in death of his third wife.


Clay Waller

Clay Waller Enters Not Guilty Plea Murder Case

His next hearing is scheduled for Oct. 22



St. Charles Co. Deputy Accused of Beating Known Meth Cooker

Trial is under way for a St. Charles County deputy Christopher Hunt.


Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson Heads To Trial In Third Wife’s Death

For a man whose fourth wife had just disappeared, Drew Peterson didn’t sound the least bit worried.


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Prosecutors Suggest ‘Uncharged Crimes’ By Priest

The 46-year-old priest also faces three state charges of possessing child pornography.