Crime

Police Officers Vigil

Police in Several Cities Fearful of Copycat Attacks Following Deaths of NYPD Officers

Tensions began rising between police officers nationwide and many in their communities this summer after the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked sometimes violent demonstrations.

12/22/2014

Photo: George Frey/Getty Images

UPDATED: Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Man in South St. Louis

Melkis Oreyana, 27, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Jhonny Pavon.

12/21/2014

The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner on December 20, 2014 in New York City.  The suspect, who killed his girlfriend in Baltimore earlier in the day, was apparently motivated by the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Reacts to NYPD Slayings

Missouri’s chief executive officer says violence against police officers cannot be tolerated, ever.

12/21/2014

Lesley McSpadden (R) and Michael Brown Sr. (L), the parents of slain 18-year-old Michael Brown, attend an event for their son at the Greater Grace Church on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Brown Family Condemns Murder of 2 NYC Police

Parents of teen slain in Ferguson say they reject any kind of violence directed toward law enforcement

12/21/2014

Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

William Cosby Acquitted in Murder Trial Do-Over

Initial conviction involved now-imprisoned St. Clair County Judge Michael Cook (pictured)

12/20/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Possible Chickenpox at Pinckneyville Prison

IDOC says one wing is on partial lockdown

12/20/2014

ambulance-lights

UPDATE: Body Found in Burned Vehicle in Baden

Firefighters discovered the body after putting out the fire in the 700 block of Thrush.

12/20/2014

Photo/St. Louis Police

Man Charged in Dec. 15th Shooting Death

Jeron Frairson is being held on $750,000 bond

12/19/2014

Capt. Mike Sack (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Off-Duty St. Louis Police Officer Shot

The officer remains hospitalized in stable condition.

12/19/2014

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

McCulloch: Witness No. 40 Not Only Witness with Credibility Issues

In his first public comments since announcing the results of the Ferguson grand jury decision, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is defending the process.

12/19/2014

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