Crime Top Stories

Mark Porter

Search warrants reveal new evidence in Mark Porter murder case

Police reported they found many expensive items inside the victims' home.  However, some items were missing, including valuable coins.  Court documents show Mark Porter sold coins matching their description the next day.

Street fight leads to gun shots, possible stabbing

Police were called in to break up a fight on College Street.

Hazardous material crews spent several hours at home

Officers spent 7 hours at home with hazardous material

The investigation shut down an entire street in northern Springfield.

Pulaski County beating, robbery suspects

Grand jury indicts 3 more for elderly man's beating death, robbery

Four people are charged for Robert Willhite's death, and three more are charged with crimes associated with his beating and robbery.


Federal Medical Center inmate is charged for death of fellow inmate

The indictment says a beating led to an inmate's death in July.   The grand jury also indicted another inmate for an assault.

National Guard in Ferguson


National Guard completes departure from Ferguson

The Missouri State Highway Patrol and St. Louis County police will continue to oversee security in Ferguson, where police officer Darren Wilson shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

Justice scales

Some charges are dropped after MP was charged with 33 sex crimes, other crimes

Staff Sgt. Angel Sanchez of Fort Leonard Wood could have been sentenced to 275 years in prison if he was convicted of all the original charges.

Earl Crossland

Prosecutor files 1st murder charge for elderly man's beating death

Earl Crossland says he gave a ride to two men who are accused of robbing and beating Robert Willhite in rural Pulaski County on July 25.  Willhite died three weeks later.

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