More charges filed in St. Louis area armed robbery spree

Three men accused of committing a string of armed robberies in the St. Louis metropolitan area are facing new charges in the Southern District of Illinois. Jalon Moore and Garry Johnson, of St. Louis, and Larry Rhines, of Collinsville, Illinois, have been charged in a superseding federal indictment with conspiracy to commit multiple armed robberies, […]

Edwardsville man gets 20 years for nude photos of toddler

Tyler S. Seibold, 31, of Edwardsville, Illinois, has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for production of child pornography, according to U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft. U.S. District Court Judge Staci M. Yandle handed down the sentence after Seibold pleaded guilty to a two-count indictment in March 2019. There was no plea agreement […]

Brownsburg man sentenced in terrorism case

Akram Musleh, 21, of Brownburg, Indiana, has been sentenced to 100 months’ imprisonment in connection with his plot to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), according to the U.S. Attorney Josh J. Minkler. The sentence, handed down by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker at a […]

FBI asks for help in locating missing children

When a 13-year-old North Carolina girl went missing last fall, the FBI and state and local partners worked quickly to locate her—more than 900 miles from home in Oklahoma. The man who lured the girl away was arrested and is facing state charges. The girl was returned to her family. Sadly, though, not every missing child […]