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A Columbia man was sentenced to 15 years in prison without parole Thursday for producing and possessing child pornography, charges he pleaded guilty ... pornography from December 2014 to December 2015, according to a news release from the Office of the U.S. Attorney's Western District of Missouri.
A husband and wife in southern Missouri were sentenced to prison this week after they were both found guilty of sodomizing a 9-year-old girl. A judge ordered David Bauer, 55, to serve 15 years, while Tiffany Bauer, 33, received 10 years. The couple, from Theodosia, Mo., were charged with rape and ...

Ex-convict Paul H. Borroni, after realizing he couldn't make it in the outside world, chose one of the most innocuous ways possible to guarantee his return to the security of his prison cell. He pointed his finger through his coat pocket as if hiding a gun, then he robbed a bartender in Clayton. He told her he'd ...
A Jefferson City man was sentenced Wednesday to federal prison for possessing methamphetamine found by police after his car broke down at a Grandview intersection. Michael A. Green, 57, was sentenced to 25 years and 10 months for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to sell. According to ...
They fired a gun at two victims, grazing one and missing the other, Hawley said in Missouri's brief. The robbers then carjacked a woman and Hutson robbed and fondled her before releasing her, according to the ACLU's brief. The two men threw the guns in a river and used the money to buy marijuana.
(AP) — The daughter of a southeast Missouri murder victim says the man convicted of the killing should be released from prison. The Southeast Missourian reports that Crystal King was 17 when her mother, Sheila Box, was fatally shot in Sikeston in 2000. David Robinson was convicted for the death on the ...

Waters was facing charges for unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance, according to court records; he had previously served time in Missouri and federal prisons. The other two officers shot were treated at a hospital. One remained hospitalized Wednesday with moderate ...
(AP) — A dying Missouri officer said over the police radio that he had been shot multiple times and didn't think he could make it through the window of a home from which two other ... Waters had been in and out of prison since 2000, mostly for drug-related convictions and appeared to still be dealing drugs.
Crystal King, who was 17 years old when her mother was shot in Sikeston in 2000, said in an interview with the Southeast Missourian she thinks Robinson should be released from prison. "I just sort of followed it about a year ago," she said of Robinson's efforts for exoneration. "I heard the confession of ...
A Colorado man who traveled to Missouri to have sex with a 13-year-old was sentenced Thursday to 45 years in federal prison. Dominic Keith Pearson, 26, of Silverthorne, was sentenced in U.S. District Court where he pleaded guilty in October to charges of coercion and enticement of a minor, sexual ...

ST. LOUIS • Two leaders of a Phoenix-based telemarketing fraud that targeted St. Louis area residents and others have been sentenced to prison, the U.S. Attorney's office said Tuesday. Michael McNeill, 48, of Phoenix, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and Joshua Flynn, 36, of Chandler, Ariz., got seven ...
The I-Team has uncovered new information about Missouri prison inmates using the internet to rejoin society while still locked up. Soon, more than 33,000 Missouri prisoners will be getting free tablets. It's all slated to happen this year, but some staff who work in those prisons said they are afraid technology ...
Dane County Circuit Judge Ellen Berz also sentenced Marvin Houston, 25, of Steele, Missouri, to five years of extended supervision after he is released from prison. The sentence was the maximum that Houston could have received after pleading guilty in December to first-degree reckless endangerment.
LOUIS • A federal judge here ruled Friday that the Missouri prison system must provide hormone therapy for a transgender inmate serving a murder sentence. The ruling came ... The federal policy was enacted after the Bureau of Prisons settled a lawsuit brought by a transgender inmate in Missouri. It says ...
... for the Missouri Department of Corrections told News-Press Now each tablet will be loaded with rehabilitative lessons and programs. Jade Trombetta, who is with the company supplying the tablets, said those programs are geared specifically toward keeping released offenders from returning to prison.
White supremacist prison gangs are a growing problem in Missouri, one expert says, despite a recent report that cites a decline in hate groups in the Show-Me State. In its 2017 "Year in Hate and Extremism" report, the Southern Poverty Law Center states that the number of hate groups in the country rose by ...
Two Missouri men who sparked outrage last summer after dragging a kitten behind a vehicle and posting a video of it on social media were sentenced to prison on Friday. Kyle Williams, 18, of Branson, was sentenced to serve consecutive terms of four years for animal abuse and three years of armed ...


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