Springfield

June 10, 2021

Nine Charged with Federal Gun Crimes in Springfield

Nine Arrested, Charged with Federal Gun Crimes in Springfield Recommitment to Project Safe Neighborhoods SPRINGFIELD, IL (STL.News) Within the past six weeks, nine men have been arrested and charged in federal court with illegal possession of guns in Springfield, Ill., as part of an ongoing cooperative effort to reduce violent...

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June 2, 2021

Springfield: Christopher Iavolo Pleads Guilty to Multiple Crimes

Springfield Man, Christopher M. Iavolo Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy, Illegal Firearms Faces At Least 15 Years in Prison SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) A Springfield, Missouri, man who illegally possessed nine firearms has pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene and Cass...

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April 30, 2021

More Missouri COVID-19 testing options increase accessibility

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Testing continues to be one of the most effective tools in the fight to contain the virus that causes COVID-19 and move past the pandemic. Those who should get tested include those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, those who have had close contact with someone with confirmed...

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April 28, 2021

Awareness of Increased Risk of Elder Fraud

Local, State, Federal Law Enforcement; Social Service Agencies and Financial Institutions Unite to Raise Awareness of Increased Risk of Elder Fraud Related to Covid-19 SPRINGFIELD, IL (STL.News) In an effort to raise awareness and prevent the financial exploitation of elders, local, state and federal law enforcement are partnering with social...

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April 2, 2021

Missouri Auto Accident: Moderate injuries to Vickey I. Cross

(STL.News) The Missouri Highway Patrol reported a traffic accident. We regret to report this accident/news but wish that everybody involved, and their families the best. Missouri Auto Accident Report: resulting in moderate injuries to Vickey I. Cross (66) from Springfield, Missouri, and Michael D. Wood (21) from Springfield, Missouri Date:...

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April 1, 2021

Springfield: Jasmine Steed Sentenced for Heroin Conspiracy

Springfield Woman, Jasmine D. Steed Sentenced to 16 Years for Heroin Conspiracy SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) A Springfield, Missouri, woman has been sentenced in federal court for her role in leading a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of heroin in Greene County, Mo. Jasmine D. Steed, 34, was sentenced by U.S....

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March 25, 2021

Springfield: Richard Wacker Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

Springfield Man, Richard G. Wacker Sentenced to 20 Years for Meth Conspiracy SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine. Richard G. Wacker, 61, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough...

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March 22, 2021

Tuscola: Kandis Mills Sentenced for Using Patients’ Morphine

Tuscola Nurse, Kandis Mills Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison for Using Patients’ Morphine SPRINGFIELD, IS (STL.News) A Tuscola, Ill., woman, Kandis Mills, 47, who worked as a registered nurse at a health care facility, was sentenced on March 19, 2021, to serve six years in federal prison for...

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March 3, 2021

Kenneth Hubert Indicted for Threatening Two Congressmen

Marionville Man, Kenneth R. Hubert Indicted for Threatening Two Congressmen SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) A Marionville, Missouri, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for threatening two members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Kenneth R. Hubert, 63, was charged in a three-count indictment returned under seal by a...

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February 4, 2021

Springfield: Dustin B. Gowens Sentenced for Illegal Firearm

Springfield Man, Dustin B. Gowens Sentenced for Illegal Firearm, Airport Threat SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing a firearm and for making a threatening phone call that caused disruption at the Springfield National Airport. Dustin B. Gowens, 39, was sentenced...

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