David Wallis will take over his new position as the Missouri Supreme Court decides whether overloaded public defender offices, such as Boone County’s, can turn away cases if the effectiveness of counsel is undermined.
Veron Wilson received the maximum sentence for violating the civil rights of four inmates and lying to the FBI.
Boone County Sheriff's Department deputies arrested Elizabeth Moffett, 36, after receiving reports of a suspicious person in the 1300 block of Wagon Trail Heights.
If Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green deems the jury selection process to have been unconstitutional, a new trial could automatically be granted.
Chief Judge Phillip Fromme ruled that Bill Hetrick and Lynn Denton could be in the courtroom except during the testimony of Sean Kahler, Karen and James Kraig Kahler’s surviving son.
Joseph Roush said he was involved in some parts of incident but denied involvement in others.
People who refuse to be checked, and those who test positive and do not complete a substance abuse program, will be ineligible for benefits through the welfare program for three years.
Two key witnesses who testified against Ferguson in 2005 are now saying they lied.
Alonzo Terell Stevens, who was charged with possessing a loaded handgun at Douglass High School, was granted a continuance for a jury trial until July 28.
Three people were identified by police Monday in connection with a robbery Friday at the Merchants and Farmers Bank in Columbia.
An 18-year old man was shot in the hip at his home.
A man left the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.
A former Kansas City-area cop is charged with murdering two women and raping a third. Prosecutors said DNA evidence links Jeffrey Dean Moreland to the attacks.
The man arrested was charged with receiving stolen property, resisting arrest and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon.
Columbia police kept busy with 337 firework complaints during the weekend, but there were no fatalities on the roads of Boone County.
Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams said his department is having difficulty filling all positions, and he sees a role for volunteers in helping serve and protect the city.
The man told police he was assaulted on the dance floor, but he was unable to provide any other information about the suspect.
A nonprofit group will attempt to create a data-driven report on the relationship between Missouri's sentencing and its recidivism rate.
It's been more than two months since Kylan Stubler disappeared. As his family and friends hope for his return, a police investigation has turned up no good leads.
A man was treated for a large laceration near his right eye and various cuts around his body.