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Iberia man won’t faces charges in shooting

Miller County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Howard will not file charges in connection with a shooting incident that occurred near Iberia on May 8.

Miller County begins ‘no refusal’ policy on DWI stops

Miller County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Howard on Tuesday announced his office has joined a growing number of jurisdictions in implementing a “no refusal” policy on driving while intoxicated arrests in Miller County.

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Winter storm pounds Missouri

Winter Storm Warning in effect until midnight

PERIODS OF SNOW AND SLEET CAN BE EXPECTED THURSDAY EVENING... TAPERING OFF TO FREEZING DRIZZLE.

Couple charged in three-year old's death

A Morgan County couple has been charged in the death of a three-year old boy.A Morgan County couple was charged Friday in the death of a Stover child after they allegedly tried to conceal a fatal beating by staging a fake hit and run accident.

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Alyssa Bustamante sentenced to life in prison for killing 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten

"If I could give my life to bring her back, I would," those are the words from Alyssa Bustamante to the family of her victim, Elizabeth Olten, prior to Bustamante receiving a life sentence in prison for the killing that took place in October 2009.

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Bustamante sentencing expected Wednesday morning

A Boston psychiatrist told Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce this morning that no scientific study has shown a connection between the anti-depressant drug Prozac and an increased incidents of suicides or violence, including murder.

Prescription drug part of Bustamante defense

Alyssa Bustamante’s prescription for Prozac may have helped lead her to killing Elizabeth Olten, 9, a consulting psychiatrist testified Monday afternoon.

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Bustamante pleads guilty to murder

At a half-hour hearing Tuesday morning, Alyssa Bustamante pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree murder and a charge of armed criminal in connection with the Oct. 21, 2009, death of Elizabeth Olten.

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‘Motion hearing’ set Tuesday in Bustamante murder case

A motion hearing is scheduled for Tuesday morning in the Alyssa Bustamante murder case.

Judge blocks death penalty in White case

Christina White is “mentally retarded,” as defined by Missouri law, and cannot get a death sentence, even if a jury finds her guilty of murder in the 2007 burning death of her infant son.

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