Crime Top Stories

Year-long drug probe brings down 13 people in Laclede County

Officers conducted a series of narcotic investigations involving methamphetamine, marijuana, morphine, and prescription medications.

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Greenleaf co-owner heads to prison for mortgage fraud schemes

Eric Gagnepain admitted to bank fraud conspiracy that cost home buyers, banks and investors as much as $7 million.

Springfield man sentenced for scheme to sell thousands of countefeit DVDs

Investigators say Matthew Curello bought the DVDs in Hong Kong

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Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to his twin brother in jail, drugs hidden under label

County leader says inmates' striped uniforms are dehumanizing

Arkansas leader wants 'dehumanizing' uniform changed; sheriff says jail is not 'Holiday Inn'

A Baxter County leader wants to replace the black-and-white-striped uniforms that inmates wear in jail.

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Man from Lebanon is charged for killing bear

A Conservation agent found the 250- to 300-pound bear in a freezer, and says Jimmy Slavens told him he wanted to make a bearskin rug.

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4 people are charged for murder of man from Springfield in February

These three adults and a 16-year-old boy face murder and burglary charges for the home invasion death of Curtis Payne.

Pulaski County beating, robbery suspects

Sheriff: Suspects for beating of elderly man are part of 'organized ring'

Five people are suspected of tying up and beating a man in wheelchair in Pulaski County.

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