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22, Jul 2014 - 2 South Texas police officers shot serving warrant - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) - Authorities say two police officers in South Texas have been shot and the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside a house.
22, Jul 2014 - Five-Year-Old Girl Killed in Kansas Shootout During High-Speed Police Chase
A five-year-old girl was killed in a Kansas shootout following a high-speed chase between police and a man suspected of attempting to abduct her. Cadence Harris was allegedly abducted by Marcus McGowan, her mother's boyfriend, from Atchison in Kansas, on Friday. Police officer in Leavenworth, Kansas chased 30-year-old McGowan from Kansas into Missouri, before he crashed his SUV into construction ...
22, Jul 2014 - Teen mother of newborn buried in NC yard arrested - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LOUISBURG, N.C (AP) - A North Carolina teenager whose newborn baby died and was buried in her family's suburban yard faces a felony charge of concealing the birth.
21, Jul 2014 - Former Missouri football player Aldon Smith pleads no contest to charges
San Francisco 49ers linebacker and former Missouri football player Aldon Smith was sentenced Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges. Read more
21, Jul 2014 - Ex-soldier undecided on murder-conviction appeal - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
HONOLULU (AP) - Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.
19, Jul 2014 - Take A Look At What These Police Officers Decided To Do (Video)
Police Officers Take A Break To Shoot Hoops With Local Kids Take A Look At What These Police Officers Decided To Do (Video) Police Officers Take A Break To Shoot Hoops With Local Kids Athletics Culture Headlines Local Has Been Optimized In a rare moment caught on video, three Kansas City, Missouri police officers take a break from their duties to enjoy a basketball game with local kids. Police ...
18, Jul 2014 - Ruling Against California Executions Could Be Used in Missouri Cases
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A federal judge in California has ruled that state’s death penalty takes so long to be carried out it breaks the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The ruling could have an impact on cases in Missouri. The judge ruled that delays of 25 years or more for appeals and the rarely carrying out of executions by California mean that state’s death penalty has ...
18, Jul 2014 - Man sentenced to 5 years in synagogue shooting - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A 22-year-old Salt Lake City man has been sentenced to five years in prison for shooting out windows at a Utah synagogue two years ago in what prosecutors considered a religiously motivated attack.
17, Jul 2014 - Supreme Court declines to halt Missouri execution
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A last-minute stay from a federal judge has put a Missouri inmate's execution temporarily on hold.
17, Jul 2014 - Man charged in ND with masquerading as FBI agent - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - A convicted con man who swindled Nashville, Tennessee, businesses out of five-star hotel rooms, stretch limousine rides, helicopter rentals and expensive gifts didn't fare quite as well during a month in the North Dakota oil patch, investigators contend.
17, Jul 2014 - Police seize medical records of woman seen punched - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
16, Jul 2014 - Woodworth says dismissal of murder charge will take time to sink in
The family of a slain northwest Missouri mother has strong words for a special prosecutor on Tuesday, hours after he dismissed the latest murder charges against Mark Woodworth.
16, Jul 2014 - Convicted felon from northeast Missouri faces more charges
Jamie Potter is being held in the Adair County jail on $25,000 cash-only bond.
16, Jul 2014 - Meth-Dealing Murderer Given Stay Of Execution
John Middleton was scheduled to die at one minute after midnight for the deaths in rural northern Missouri in 1995. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster appealed to the 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals, which adjourned for the night without making a ruling. The death warrant expires at midnight on Thursday, meaning the Missouri Supreme Court would have to set a new date for Middleton's ...
16, Jul 2014 - Mark Woodworth won't face 3rd trial in 1990 slaying
A special prosecutor has dismissed a first-degree murder charge against Mark Woodworth who was facing a third trial in his neighbor's 1990 death. The slaying in northwest Missouri has been controversial over questions about whether prosecutors mishandled the case.
16, Jul 2014 - Court vacates stay in Missouri execution; case goes to Supreme Court
A federal appeals court lifted the stay of the execution of a Missouri death row inmate Wednesday, and defense attorneys immediately filed an appeal to the state Supreme Court as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.
16, Jul 2014 - Suspect in scooter shooting pleads not guilty - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spor
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - One of three men charged in the death of a 12-year-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet while riding a scooter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and weapons charges.
16, Jul 2014 - U.S. appeals court lifts stay of execution for Missouri inmate
A U.S. appeals court has vacated a stay of execution for a triple murderer and ruled that Missouri can proceed with plans to execute him Wednesday night. The ruling, issued by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, overturned the decision issued Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry. She had ruled that the condemned man, John Middleton, 54, met a standard for mental incapacity and ...
16, Jul 2014 - UPDATE: Appeals court vacates stay of execution; case goes to Supreme Court
The state's death warrant for John Middleton expires at midnight Thursday, and if Middleton is not executed by then, the Missouri Supreme Court would have to set a new date. Read more
16, Jul 2014 - Charges dismissed in 1990 murder case that roiled a Missouri town
'It doesn't seem real,' says man who spent 18 years in prison.
15, Jul 2014 - Prosecutors won't use graphic pics in sexting case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors say they won't use any photos of a 17-year-old's genitals in their effort to prove a sexting case the teen. The teen had previously been subject to a search warrant demanding photos of his erect penis.
15, Jul 2014 - 4 New Jersey Teens Charged With Steubenville-esque Sexual Assault
Three Elmwood Park, New Jersey, teenagers have been accused of sexually assaulting an extremely drunk 15-year-old girl at a June 21 party — an incident that will sound depressingly familiar to anyone who followed the cases of Steubenville, Ohio, and Maryville, Missouri.
15, Jul 2014 - Ohio inmate who shot to death ailing wife dies - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A 68-year-old Ohio man who said he acted out of love when he shot to death his ailing wife in her hospital bed died while serving his six-year sentence, his attorney and the state prisons department said Tuesday.
15, Jul 2014 - Doctors: 12-year-old stabbing suspect incompetent - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - Doctors believe that one of the two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional character is not mentally competent to stand trial, attorneys said Wednesday.
14, Jul 2014 - Bundy son facing arrest in separate criminal case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The adult son of a Nevada rancher who hosted armed protesters against federal agents in a cattle roundup dispute in April acknowledged Monday that he faces arrest in a separate criminal case stemming from his felony conviction on burglary and weapon charges.
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