Edward MacMahon

O'Fallon Ex-CIA officer
12:23 pm
Fri January 14, 2011

Ex-CIA agent from O'Fallon pleads not guilty to leaking info

The seal of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency inlaid in the floor of the main lobby of the original headquarters building. (via Wikimedia Commons/Duffman)

Jeffery Sterling, the former CIA agent from O'Fallon accused of illegally leaking classified information to a New York Times reporter about Iran, has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Sterling waived extradition Monday during a brief federal court appearance in St. Louis and pleaded guilty in an arraignment Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Va.

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