Crime

  Long-time bondsman arrested for soliciting sex from a client for service

A long-time bondsman in New Madrid County, Mo. has been charged with pressuring a woman to trade sexual favors for bond services.

Inmate who absconded from fair work detail found unconscious

Police ask for help identifying shoplifting suspect in Jackson, Mo.

2 arrested, more than $4,000 cash seized during traffic stop

  Bond hearing set for man accused of shooting deputy and trooper in Carter County, Mo.

  Bodycam footage showing masked ATV rider knocking officer off motorcycle

Memphis, Tenn. man enters guilty plea on gun charges in Mississippi County, Mo.

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  Paducah Police investigating shooting that left one person injured

Paducah police arrest man for the second time in two weeks

Cape Girardeau, Mo. man enters guilty plea to wire fraud and gun charges

Two arrests made in decades-old rape, homicide cold case in Louisiana

  “No Decision” reach as Gabe Parker’s attorney attempt to suppress statements made by Parker the day of the shooting

  Police trying to identify man suspected of using stolen credit card

  Police release video of apparent business burglary

A video posted on the Poplar Bluff Police Department’s Facebook page shows the apparent suspect in a hoodie taking money out of a register at the Lemonade House Grill shortly after closing time.

Inmate escapes while cleaning up after Missouri State Fair

Authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped from a crew that was helping to clean up after the Missouri State Fair came to an end for the year

  Commonwealth responds to Gabe Parker attorneys motion to suppress statements

Court documents state that the Commonwealth does not agree with information set out in the attorney’s motion.

Man accused of approaching child with cookies and condom in pocket now facing federal charges

The case is now in federal court where documents show the suspect's phone contained child porn, and there had been a google search of “how to rape a little girl."

Man attempts to run from deputies, arrested on drug charges

  Caught on camera: videos circulate on social media following shot fired at Kentucky State Fair

  McCracken County Sheriff’s Office searching for wanted man

  New acting director named for Sikeston Dept. of Public Safety

Man facing charges after deputy spots large bag of meth

  Woman arrested after being combative at elementary school

Man arrested for failing to comply with sex offender registry

Fred Jackson, 44, was arrested and booked into the Graves County Jail.

Detectives trying to track down stolen tractor

The stolen farm machinery were last seen on Monday, Aug. 12. in Graves County, Ky.

Mayfield man arrested after crashing into tree

The crash happened on North 13th Street when the vehicle struck a tree, and flipped onto its side.

Identity of man wanted for allegedly stealing item worth $1.49

ZX reportedly told police the item was worth $1.49.

Man arrested on trespassing, assault terroristic threatening charges

He was lodged in the Graves County Jail.

Slain prison employee, Debra Johnson, laid to rest

Friends and family held a visitation to remember Debra Johnson, the Tennessee Department of Corrections administrator killed last week.

78-year-old inmate death under investigation

KSP Trooper Bryan Luckett said an inmate passed away at the Calloway County Jail.

  Cape Girardeau man wanted on warrant for molestation of a minor, resisting arrest

Police said he is wanted on an active warrant for molestation of a minor and resisting arrest for a felony.

Karnak, Ill. man arrested on drug related charges

During the arrest, deputies said they found methamphetamine, syringes and a smoking pipe.

  Accused Walmart killer faces judge from hospital bed

Abram appeared via video arraignment Friday morning from his hospital bed.

  2 charged in Bollinger Co., Mo. after 8-year-old with disabilities found malnourished, tested positive for meth

Court documents state the eight-year-child was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 and was dependent on a trach and feeding tube.

Sheriff’s office investigating robbery at Dollar General store in Lyon Co.

A man jumped the counter and removed cash from the drawer.

Man facing attempted murder charge after shooting of Illinois State Police trooper

The trooper has been discharged from the hospital and is recovering.

Corrections officer pleads guilty to using unlawful force on inmate

It happened at a mental health unit at the Northwest County Correctional Complex in Tiptonville

Discrimination case settled concerning Dyersburg apartment group

A Dyersburg, Tennessee man will receive $42,250 after settling a discrimination case concerning an apartment.

Arkansas police officer fired for pointing gun at driver during traffic stop

Terry Daugherty was on paid administrative leave since May pending the investigation. According to the department, his employment was terminated effective Aug. 9.

  Supervisor accused of tampering with meter pleads guilty

A man who served as the Mississippi County Public Water District supervisor was facing multiple felony charges for tampering with the main meter.

4-year-old wounded in accidental shooting in St. Louis area

Authorities say 4-year-old has been wounded in an accidental shooting in suburban St. Louis

  Man convicted of domestic violence arrested for trying to buy gun

A western Kentucky man was arrested for trying to buy a gun, but was stopped due to a background check.

  Cape Girardeau man accused of leading police on chase, hiding in mud by river

Rodney “Ralphie” Jean Harris, 40, is being held on existing warrants. He is charged with resisting arrest.

3 arrested on drug, shoplifting charges in Ky.

Officials said they searched the vehicle and found multiple stolen items from at least two locations.

One arrested in drug raid on Mayfield, Ky. home

Timothy Hutchinson, 46, was arrested on multiple drug charges after several agencies searched a property on the 900 block of Depot St. in Mayfield, Ky.

Man wanted for stealing diamonds from jewelry store

Collierville Police Department is looking for a man they said stole diamonds from a jewelry store.

Ohio pair arrested after traffic stop on I-24

The vehicle was stopped after it was seen driving erratically westbound on the interstate near the 5.8 mile marker

2 arrested on meth-related charges after search

Detectives found methamphetamine, scales, baggies, syringes, and smoking pipes.

Cocaine, meth seized from home during search in Carter County, Mo.

Various drugs were seized from a home in Carter County, Missouri during a search warran

  1 arrested, 1 wanted in connection to McCracken Co. check fraud investigation

Winchester, along with Kimes, allegedly traveled to Paducah from Atlanta, Ga. on Aug. 8.

Man arrested for cocaine possession in Herrin, Ill.

Joseph Hart, 25, was arrested in the 700 block of N. 6th Street after a search by the Southern Illinois Enforcement Group

US judge orders parole changes for juveniles jailed for life

A federal judge is ordering sweeping changes to how Missouri's parole board treats prisoners sentenced to life behind bars for crimes committed as children or teenagers

  Dexter man facing charges after 2 young children test positive for meth

Investigators say the two children, three years old and one year old, tested positive for meth.

Suspect wanted for attempting to take ATM from hardware-grocery store

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning break-in at the Hunt's Hardware & Grocery in Dale, Ill.

  Mt. Vernon police conduct narcotics search warrant along with county’s High Risk Team

“Early morning wake up courtesy of the Mt Vernon Police Department / Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High Risk Team.”

  Doniphan man sentenced to 12 years in prison for possessing child pornography

Officials said they found numerous images of child pornography.

Kentucky man arrested on child porn charges for second time

A Kentucky man on parole for a 2010 child pornography conviction was arrested again and charged with 100 counts of possession of child pornography

2 men in custody after argument in vehicle turns violent

The officer said Alexander stated that Starks reached over and poked or punched him in his eye.

Paducah woman asking for money attempts to cash stolen check is later arrested

She stole a check from one home according to officials.

Woman arrested on drug charges following welfare check

She was found to have an active warrant for a probation violation.

  IDOT puts name, face to human toll of Scott’s Law violations

As a part of a campaign called Life or Death Illinois, IDOT released a new video that puts a name and face to the human toll that comes with all fatalities on the road.

  Harrisburg Police searching for suspects connected to a convenient store theft

Harrisburg Police are searching for suspects in connection to a theft at Huck’s convenient store in Harrisburg, Illinois on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Police search Missouri lawmaker’s land for missing woman

Authorities are searching property owned by Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler for a missing woman.

Eastern Kentucky man arrested at the Pentagon was armed with shotgun, knives, machete

Charles Lawson was arrested on August 6, after telling Pentagon police that he had "liberty business" at the Pentagon.

  West Frankfort man facing murder charges in woman’s death, her body found

Thomas D. McCoy, 48, of West Frankfort, is being held int he Franklin County Jail on charges of first-degree murder, concealing a homicidal death and abuse of a corpse.

Woman accused of holding 4 students at gunpoint

A Wynne woman faces aggravated assault charges after police say she held four students raising money for a school program at gunpoint.

Southern Illinois man guilty of lesser charge in boys’ death

A judge has found a southern Illinois man guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death a toddler

Police: Man sets woman on fire, threatens to kill child before chase with officers

A police chase took officers from Memphis into Olive Branch on Tuesday morning.

  Escaped inmate back behind bars, TBI working to determine how reward money will be distributed

As the family of murdered prison administrator, Debra Johnson, prepares for her funeral this week the Lauderdale County district attorney says he will seek the death penalty when Watson goes on trial for Johnson's death.

  Jackson County, Ill. man sentenced to 8 years on Aggravated Battery conviction and probation violation

Jackson County State’s Attorney Michael Carr has announced the sentencing of a man convicted of Aggravated Battery on Monday, Aug. 12.

  Judge allows bond for man accused of making terroristic threat in Mo. Walmart

The man charged with making a terroristic threat at a south Springfield Walmart is expected to be released from the Greene County Jail Monday.

Police responding to burglary call arrest suspect

Caruthersville Police report they found a woman sitting in a garage attached to a home on the 400 block of Ward Ave. Saturday morning.

18-year-old wanted, suspected of causing $7K worth of damage to vehicle

Hernandez is a Hispanic female, around 5’ 1’’, 160 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Woman, man arrested, man attempts to grab narcotics, run from deputies

Ratliff attempted to grab the narcotics from the deputy and run but he was caught after a short chase.

Man arrested on drug related charges in Ky.

They found about eight grams of suspected methamphetamine and several other items

Surveillance video leads to capture of escaped Tenn. inmate

Law enforcement says a local family’s tip helped bring prison escapee and wanted murderer Curtis Ray Watson into custody Sunday.

St. Louis officer under investigation for gas station fight

St. Louis police officials say one of the department's officers is under investigation following his fight with another man at a gas station

  Man arrested on wanton endangerment after firing gunshots

Deputies responded to a shots fired call in the Pilot Oak, Ky. area

Hopkinsville murder suspect arrested in Clarksville, Tenn.

Authorities have arrested a suspect in an early Sunday murder.

  Dangerous west Tenn. prison escapee back in custody

Watson should be considered extremely dangerous.

Mother wants thief to return tricycles stolen from her children

A Kentucky mother is asking for help after her autistic children’s tricycles were stolen.