26, Nov 2014 - Missouri judge dismisses exploitation case
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Greene County judge says there isn't enough evidence to convict a woman accused of stealing from and manipulating a 93-year-old man.
08, Oct 2014 - Jury From Platte County to Hear Craig Wood Murder Case
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Greene County judge rules a jury from outside Springfield will be brought to Greene County for the trial of accused killer Craig Wood. The judge did not grant a defense motion to move the trial proceeding away. Instead, he ordered that a jury be chosen from Platte County, Missouri just north of Kansas City, and brought to Springfield for the trial. Wood is charged with the ...
03, Apr 2014 - Vernon, MO Woman Gets 10 Years in Prison for Stealing Car with Kids Inside
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A 38-year-old woman who pleaded guilty to stealing a car with two small children inside has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson sought a sentence of 10 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections, noting the severity of the crimes and the manner in which the defendant “callously and dangerously abandoned the children ...