JOPLIN, Mo.(AP) â€” Despite her pleas for mercy, Beth Williams was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for her role in a child-abuse case that culminated two years ago with her severely underweight daughter clinging to life at a Joplin hospital.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock - the rules of parole that are designed to tip off authorities if a freed felon backslides.
Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a West Plains, Mo., man pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to receiving and distributing child pornography over the Internet.
Jeff Girdner of Mercer and Matt Krohn of Princeton were in studio today discussing the alumni basketball games. The games are to be held at Princeton Saturday, April 19 to raise money for the Helping Hands of Mercer county.
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - A white supremacist yelled, "Heil Hitler," after he was taken into custody in connection with the Passover Eve fatal shooting of three at two Jewish-related sites in the Kansas City area.
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) -- The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.
Police at Chillicothe received information that several ballistic vests and other law enforcement related items were taken in a burglary from an uninhabited residence of a state law enforcement officer.
(columbiatribune.com) - A 24-year-old woman accused of second-degree murder in the death of her infant daughter posted bond and was released from the Boone County Jail on Wednesday, two days after a judge agreed to reduce her bond from $1 million cash.
(columbiatribune.com) - A former Central Methodist University student was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of making a terrorist threat by calling the Howard County 911 center last Thursday and saying a gunman was on campus.