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    An area man faces child molestation charges in Madison County following allegations of sexual contact with a child alleged to have occurred about five years ago while he was reportedly babysitting.

      It’s been almost a year since the Bonne Terre Police Department lost one of its own in a gun fight at a local motel. Friday, a vigil will be held at the Mineral Area College Field House to honor the anniversary of the awful morning Patrolman Lane Burns was killed in the line of duty. The pub…

        The St. Francois County 911 Board of Directors is reminding area residents that the emergency dispatch service can accept emergency text messages in addition to calls, should a situation arise in which texting for help is the best or only option.

        A lawsuit filed by a Muslim advocacy group alleges that corrections officers at a Missouri prison used pepper spray on Muslims while they were praying and then retaliated when they complained. The lawsuit was filed Thursday by the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Missouri and the CAIR Legal Fund. It alleges that corrections officers at the state prison in Bonne Terre, Missouri, doused Muslims with pepper spray as they were praying in their housing unit in February 2021. The lawsuit alleges that the men had been allowed to pray previously, and the attack was unprovoked. State prison officials did not immediately return a request for comment.

        An area man pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography in St. Francois County Wednesday morning, receiving two 15-year suspended prison sentences and ordered to serve shock incarceration and supervised probation. The man was charged in 2018 following a Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP…

        An area man pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography in St. Francois County Wednesday morning, receiving two 15-year suspended prison sentences and ordered to serve shock incarceration and supervised probation. The man was charged in 2018 following a Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP…

        An area man has been charged this week with sodomy and child molestation, following reports of sexual contact with a child that was alleged to have occurred last year.

        A 2021 state law intended to help innocent people get out of prison doesn’t apply in a case where the conviction was obtained after a change of venue, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled earlier this month.

        According to a news release from the Department of Justice's Eastern District Office in St. Louis, an employee of a St. Louis County realty company on Tuesday admitted embezzling $487,000 from her employer.

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        An area man is charged with kidnapping and domestic assault after allegedly forcing a woman into his vehicle at a local Walmart, refusing to release her, and threatening her with violence. Police said the man had been in a relationship with the woman before the alleged kidnapping and assault.

        An area man has been charged with murder in Washington County in connection with the death of 47-year-old Sandra Michele (Reed) Kean of Potosi last year. Authorities allege the man purposefully delivered blunt force trauma to the woman by using brass knuckles, causing fatal injuries.

        An area man is charged with promoting and possessing child pornography in St. Francois County following a recent investigation. Court records show the man has previously faced similar accusations and pleaded guilty to possessing child porn in Jefferson County.

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