Crime Top Stories

Two men sentenced for Arkansas investment scheme

Men convicted of scamming woman out of $500,000.

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Judge sentences 2 men from Mountain Home for swindling investors of $539,000

One man is going to prison and the other is going to be confined to home for three years.

Judge denies bond in first court appearance of accused cop shooter

Judge denies bail, sets preliminary hearing for shooting suspect for Feb. 27.

Joshua Hagood

Police release list of items seized from van after officer was shot

Police say Joshua Hagood, the suspected shooter, was in the van when it stopped in a neighborhood south of Evangel University, making a police officer suspicious.

Joshua Hagood

Joshua Hagood is accused of using stolen gun to shoot Springfield officer

The ex-con is charged with first-degree assault of a law enforcement officer after Officer Aaron Pearson was shot in the head. 

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St. Louis chief seeks Highway Patrol help to fight crime

City already has 15 homicides in new year. 

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Grandma, dad are charged with handcuffing 3 kids to beds

Joanne Harris, 58, and Laramie Harris, 30, are each charged with two counts of child abuse or neglect after an investigation that started last month by the state Children’s Division and the Licking Police Department.

Kenneth Stokes

Email from Phillippines led to child sex abuse conviction in Springfield

Kenneth Stokes, 70, is a U.S. citizen who lived near Cebu, Philippines.  He could face a prison sentence up to 60 years without parole.

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