Crime

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

More Police Officers and a ‘No Violence Alliance’ – What’s the Status?

Mayor Slay says aldermen have to approve plan for more police, and Kansas City lessons are still being digested.

03/24/2015

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Illinois Budget Error Could Jeopardize Criminal Cases

A technical error in how the Illinois budget was written will soon leave courts across the state with a skeleton crew of court reporters, and that could jeopardize criminal cases.

03/24/2015

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Suspect Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting in St. Peters

The 38-year-old officer has 14 years of law enforcement experience, the AP reports. He wasn’t injured.

03/23/2015

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Two Shot in Vehicle in Downtown St. Louis

It happened at 10th and Tucker, where the three victims were sitting in a car when two men, described by police as two black males, walked up and fired into their vehicle.

03/23/2015

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Missouri State Searching for Man Exposing Himself on Campus

Police say in one case, the victim said the man entered her room and began removing her clothes as she slept.

03/23/2015

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St. Louis Businessman Suspected of Sexually Abusing 2 Boys

A St. Louis man faces several criminal charges following accusations he used snacks and money to lure two young boys from their school bus stop into his business where he sexually abused them.

03/23/2015

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UPDATED: Fatal Shooting in North St. Louis County

St. Louis County Police say they found Davion Jackson lying in the street shot to death at 10600 Spring Garden Drive on Sunday.

03/22/2015

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No Charges Yet in Alleged Sexual Assault in Creve Coeur

The prosecuting attorney is taking the warrant under advisement.

03/22/2015

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Missouri School’s PTO Treasurer Accused of Theft

Sappington Elementary School’s PTO funds were supposed to pay for school outings and visits with Santa Claus.

03/20/2015

Appeals court judge Roy Richter opens Ferguson municipal court, lays out how things will proceed. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

New Judge Sits Behind Ferguson Bench

State appeals judge Roy Richter introduced himself to defendants, first, by lowering many fines, putting them in line with what the state and county charge.

03/20/2015