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10 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Jail guard accused of spraying mace on pizza

A prison guard in Franklin County, Missouri is accused of intentionally spraying mace on a pizza, then giving it to an inmate.


Related Topix: Autos

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Inmates allege jailer put pepper spray on pizza

An eastern Missouri jail officer has been suspended with pay after inmates accused him of putting pepper spray on pizza before giving it to them.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

Cyclists seek 2nd cross-state trail in Missouri

Missouri bicyclists proudly tout the Katy Trail as the nation's longest off-road route carved from a converted railroad line.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, Kansas City, MO, Beaufort, MO, Gerald, MO

Thu Aug 07, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Franklin County Courthouse

A man accused of illegally practicing law pleads guilty to one count of extortion and one count of unlawful practice of law.


KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

Charges dropped against Franklin Co father

Charges against a man accused of shooting his son have been dropped by prosecutors because the son died of a heroin overdose.


Related Topix: St. Clair, MO

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Richmond Heights man dies in Interstate 44 crash

Police say a 75-year-old Richmond Heights man died early Wednesday after driving the wrong way on Interstate 44 in Franklin County.


Related Topix: Richmond Heights, MO, St Louis County, MO

Tue Aug 05, 2014

River Front Times

Real Estate Company Accused of Stealing 87,000 Property Records from Franklin County

Stealing private data is big business. Just ask the millions of Target customers whose credit card numbers were swiped by hackers in 2013.