Warren McElwain http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Osage Co. prosecutor to dismiss Dale Helmig case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/osage-co-prosecutor-dismiss-dale-helmig-case <p><strong>Edited 9:45 p.m. Sunday to correct spelling of mother&#39;s name in second paragraph</strong></p><p>After 15 years, the murder of Norma Helmig is again an open case.</p><p>Osage Co. prosecutor <a href="http://osagecountygov.com/osage-county-offices/prosecuting-attorney/">Amanda Grellner&nbsp;</a>released a statement over the weekend saying that she was dropping murder charges against Norma&#39;s son Dale, who was convicted of her death in 1996 and sentenced to life in prison without parole. The paperwork will be filed Monday.</p> Sun, 14 Aug 2011 17:52:31 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1867 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Osage Co. prosecutor to dismiss Dale Helmig case Helmig, murder conviction tossed, to be freed http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/helmig-murder-conviction-tossed-be-freed <p>Dale Helmig's conviction status has been on the Missouri news radar <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kwmu/news.newsmain/article/0/0/823503/news/Missouri.murder.conviction.thrown.out">since 2005</a>, when his 1996 conviction for murdering his mother was thrown out, citing <span class="article-content"><span>that jurors were given material during their deliberations that wasn't introduced in trial as evidence. </span></span></p><p>Today, he could be free on bond. But what happened between 2005 and now? A quick timeline:</p> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 20:40:53 +0000 Kelsey Proud 113 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org