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A St. Louis priest who was accused of sexually abusing a boy in a Catholic school bathroom before the charges were dropped earlier this month is suing the alleged victim’s parents, police and a victim’s rights group.
Prosecutors say Michael Cook was a St. Clair County circuit judge when he got heroin from Sean McGilvery “on an almost daily basis.”
Authorities say a mentally disabled woman was forced to use the bathroom in a closet, was supplied with little food, was beaten and set on fire.
Federal prosecutors say an investigation began after Patrina Taylor tried to cash a tax refund check for a return filed in the name of a dead person.
Authorities say Adams and Moss sold $100 worth of heroin last Aug. 20 to Leonard Hormann III of Alton. Hormann died that day.
Federal authorities say 47-year-old Anthony Davis took the money as part of his official duties that included inspecting buildings and issuing permits.
Sixty-year-old Walter Dawkins of Mount Vernon pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Benton.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former All-Star outfielder Lenny Dykstra pleaded guilty Friday and could face 20 years in prison for hiding and selling sports memorabilia and other items that were supposed to be part of […]
Michael Baxton Sr. faces up to 15 years in prison when sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis.