Anyone who has driven late at night -- even on familiar roads -- likely knows how easy it is to become disoriented. Such disorientation could make it easy to make a wrong turn, potentially causing an accident. Unfortunately, police in Missouri claim that a driver was drunk driving when he headed the wrong way on an interstate and caused an accident that injured two people.
When people in Missouri work at jobs that require them to handle money, they likely want certain safeguards in place to prevent them from facing accusations of misdeeds in the event that money should go missing. Unfortunately, there are a variety of different reasons why money might appear to go missing, including simple errors that are not related to a crime. Despite this, a retired city clerk now faces accusations of embezzlement.
If you have been to a bar or gas station in St. Louis, chances are you have seen some slots or video poker machines near the side of the facility. If you own a similar establishment, you might start thinking it could be a good investment to attract potential customers. People spend thousands of dollars on these machines every year and there are several of them all over the city, so it should be all right to own one in your place. Right?
When a crime occurs in Missouri -- especially a violent crime -- law enforcement officers often feel a great deal of pressure to find someone to blame and arrest. Unfortunately, this pressure can rush officials to make decisions that may not be fully supported by evidence. In fact, details regarding the alleged murder of a Missouri couple are unclear.
A car accident can happen at any moment in time and for a variety of different reasons. Unfortunately, the consequences can be tragic regardless of their cause. In fact, a recent crash in Missouri has led to drug charges, among others.
Many people in this country are required by law to pay taxes on their income, personal property and individual purchases, often both at the federal, state and local levels. Some people may question how their tax payments are actually used. Unfortunately, officials in one Missouri county claim that a county tax collector was stealing payments. She has recently pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the embezzlement accusations.