alyssa bustamante http://kbia.org en Hearing delayed over Mo. teen's murder guilty plea http://kbia.org/post/hearing-delayed-over-mo-teens-murder-guilty-plea <p></p><p>A hearing to consider the request of a&nbsp;Missouri&nbsp;teen to have her guilty plea in the killing of a 9-year-old neighbor vacated, corrected or set aside has been rescheduled.</p><p>Alyssa Bustamante pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the October 2009 killing of Elizabeth Olten. Bustamante now is 19 years old and was 15 at the time of the killing. They lived in St. Martins, just west of Jefferson City.</p><p>Online court records show a hearing scheduled for Friday has been moved to Jan. 30.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:42:22 +0000 Associated Press 43878 at http://kbia.org Hearing delayed over Mo. teen's murder guilty plea Alyssa Bustamante seeks to appeal guilty plea in 2009 murder http://kbia.org/post/alyssa-bustamante-seeks-appeal-guilty-plea-2009-murder <p></p><p>A Missouri teen who pleaded guilty to killing her 9-year-old neighbor wants the pleas to be vacated, corrected or set aside.</p><p>Alyssa Bustamante pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action for the October 2009 killing of Elizabeth Olten in St. Martins, just west of Jefferson City. Bustamante was 15 at the time.</p><p>Bustamante's attorney contends the teen's due process rights were violated and that she faced cruel and unusual punishment. The lawyer also asserts Bustamante's public defenders were not effective. A hearing was scheduled Friday in Jefferson City. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:40:21 +0000 Associated Press 43711 at http://kbia.org Alyssa Bustamante seeks to appeal guilty plea in 2009 murder Newscast for October 29, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-29-2012-0 <p> Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Senator Claire McCaskill's mother passes away</li><li>MU School of Professional Health Dean to step down at end of academic year</li><li>Some students question university police marijuana arrest policy</li><li>Ameren Missouri and Illinois send crew members to East Coast</li><li>Wrongful death lawsuit filed involving Bustamante case</li></ul> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 23:18:59 +0000 Wendy Mader 23614 at http://kbia.org Wrongful death lawsuit filed involving Bustamante case http://kbia.org/post/wrongful-death-lawsuit-filed-involving-bustamante-case <p>The mother of a killed 9-year-old Missouri girl has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a mental health clinic that provided services to the teenager who killed her daughter.</p><p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 21:52:07 +0000 Associated Press 23606 at http://kbia.org Wrongful death lawsuit filed involving Bustamante case More details from Bustamante investigation released http://kbia.org/post/more-details-bustamante-investigation-released <p>Authorities investigating the October 2009 disappearance of a Missouri girl had seized muddy clothes and shovels from the home of a neighboring teenager who later confessed to killing and burying the girl, according to secretly filed court documents obtained by The Associated Press. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 15:28:30 +0000 Associated Press 8845 at http://kbia.org More details from Bustamante investigation released Bustamante apologizes; receives life in prison for Olten murder http://kbia.org/post/bustamante-apologizes-receives-life-prison-olten-murder <p>A Missouri teenager who had described the slaying of a young neighbor girl as an &quot;ahmazing&quot; thrill made an emotional apology Wednesday to the girl&#39;s family and was sentenced to a potential lifetime in prison. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:20:08 +0000 Associated Press 8500 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 9, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-9-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Alyssa Bustamante sentenced to life in prison</li><li>A workplace discrimination reform bill passes the Missouri Senate</li><li>Gov. Jay Nixon on his recent decrease in cuts to higher education Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:02:35 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8496 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 9, 2012 Newscast for February 8, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-8-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon explains why he waited to add money to the state's higher education budget.</li><li>Missouri state Sen. Mike Parson introduces legislation to move back candidate filing deadlines.</li><li>Alyssa Bustamante is sentenced to life without parole for second-degree murder.</li></ul><p></p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 23:53:20 +0000 Nick Gass 8470 at http://kbia.org Bustamante sentenced to life in prison http://kbia.org/post/bustamante-sentenced-life-prison <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px">JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) &mdash; A central Missouri teenager who confessed to strangling, cutting and stabbing a 9-year-old girl because she wanted to know how it felt to kill someone was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 14:46:37 +0000 Associated Press 8424 at http://kbia.org Drugs may have been involved in Olten slaying http://kbia.org/post/drugs-may-have-been-involved-olten-slaying <p>Attorneys for a Missouri teenager who admitted killing a young neighbor girl are contending that a troubled childhood and an antidepressant drug may have contributed to the murder. Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:05:02 +0000 Associated Press 8339 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 7, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-7-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 14:58:12 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8338 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 7, 2012 Family of Elizabeth Olten disappointed by plea deal http://kbia.org/post/family-elizabeth-olten-disappointed-plea-deal <p>Relatives of a slain 9-year-old Missouri girl are disappointed by a plea agreement that could allow her confessed killer to be released from prison someday. Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:14:56 +0000 Associated Press 6787 at http://kbia.org Family of Elizabeth Olten disappointed by plea deal Newscast for December 22, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-22-2011-0 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>The Alyssa&nbsp;Bustamante trial has been&nbsp;scheduled for&nbsp;Jan. 30</li><li>Missouri&#39;s &quot;streamflow gauges&quot; appear to be safe as others are threatened across the&nbsp;country.</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 23:42:11 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 5809 at http://kbia.org