Last week in Florida a man named Randal Wagoner was released from jail after spending 1,140 days in confinement for murder. He was about to go to trial when prosecutors admitted their case against him was “weak.” Why? Because a medical examiner concluded after some deliberation (and the hiring of defense experts) that the victim’s death may not have been a homicide after all. And if there is no homicide there cannot, by law and logic, be a murder case or a resulting conviction.
The Daniel Boone Regional Library has changed its signs indicating an outright prohibition of guns after the lawyer for state Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch, R-Hallsville, sent the library board a letter telling it to change or remove the signs because state law doesn’t allow it to prohibit guns.
A woman from Columbia, Mo., who won reversal of a manslaughter conviction based on uncertainties about blood tests after a fatal mid-Missouri traffic crash foreclosed a second trial Monday by admitting a misdemeanor driving offense.
It is a big development in a FOX Files investigation involving a deadly wrong way accident. Kelli Smith entered a plea deal Monday which resulted in probation for two years and 30-days jail ‘shock time.’ Fox 2 was the only TV station in the courtroom today to witness the dramatic turn of events.
For local Republican National Convention delegate Jennifer Bukowsky, some of the most memorable moments of this week’s Republican National Convention included the balloon drop after Donald Trump’s speech accepting the nomination and when the delegates from Washington, D.C., did not submit any votes for Trump.