Jury convicts Tavon Ludy of killing 5-year-old on his birthday
A jury convicted Tavon Ludy of first-degree murder and the aggravated assault of a child Thursday after nearly 6 hours of deliberation. Ludy punched Tavion Whittaker as a punishment, causing the boy's heart to stop.
Former city treasurer Ryan Thorpe, 44, of the small Southern Illinois town of Zeigler, was sentenced to four years in prison for stealing more than $321,000. He had expensive tastes. Here's how he spent the embezzled funds.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of either of two individuals responsible for numerous armed business robberies since early August in St. Louis. Call FBI St. Louis at 314-589-2500 to be eligible fo
Belleville Police Department's Capt. Bruce Fleshren said police have a man and woman in custody in connection with last night's carjacking. They are looking for either one or two additional male suspects, considered armed and dangerous.
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