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Audio: Two high-profile prosecutors heading Missouri’s new cold case unit

Two high-profile prosecutors are heading Missouri’s new cold case unit.     Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has announced the creation of a new unit that will tackle cold case murders across the state. The unit is led by former U-S Attorney Tom Dittmeier and former state prosecutor Dean Hoag. Dittmeier is best-known for prosecuting […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson pleased with special session on crime; wants House to approve Gardner legislation

While Missouri’s governor is pleased with the special session on violent crime, he’s calling on the House to approve his proposal involving St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office. GOP Governor Mike Parson told Capitol reporters last week that he will meet with House leaders about it. “We’re encouraging them to pass this to be […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man involved in shootout sentenced to 5 years in prison for illegal firearm

A Missouri, man who was involved in a shoot-out on Troost Avenue and subsequently convicted in a separate murder case was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing a firearm. Malliek D. Haynes, 27, of Grandview was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to five years in federal prison without parole. The […]