Crime

St. Louis Police Lt. John Green briefs reporters on highway shootout that left two men dead. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Highway Shootout Leaves Two Dead in Heroin Car

Police are looking for the driver of car abandoned with two dead men.

03/18/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall event at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, March 6, 2015.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri Man Charged with Threatening to Shoot Obama

Twenty-four-year-old Cameron Stout, of Stover, was charged Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Jefferson City with making threats against the president.

03/18/2015

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1-Year-Old Shot Through Both Legs in North St. Louis

The child’s parents say they were in their car when they heard gunshots, then saw their boy had been hit.

03/18/2015

Cecil Clayton (Photo by Missouri Department of Corrections/UPI)

Missouri Executes ‘Brain-Damaged’ Death Row Inmate Cecil Clayton

The Missouri Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, declined to intervene Saturday. The court’s majority concluded there was no evidence that Clayton despite his brain injury isn’t capable of understanding his circumstances.

03/17/2015

Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Walgreens Looters

(ST. LOUIS-KMOX) The St. Louis County Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying suspects from the looting of a Dellwood Walgreens during the Ferguson riots in August. Police spokesman Shawn McGuire says surveillance video and […]

03/17/2015

File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Person Wanted After Shots Fired Near MetroLink Station Sunday Night

One person was arrested and another is wanted by police after shots were fired into a large crowd of people near the MetroLink station in the Delmar Loop.

03/17/2015

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St. Louis County Teen Charged in Stealing Snake from Store

The owner says it’s at least the third time someone had stolen animals from his store in the past year. A Bel-Ridge man is accused of stealing an alligator that he hid in his shorts pocket.

03/17/2015

Scan of Cecil Clayton's brain. Courtesy: Elizabeth Unger Carlyle

Attorneys Push for Clemency in Scheduled Missouri Execution

Attorneys for Cecil Clayton, 74, argue in last-minute appeals and a clemency request that Clayton has dementia and brain damage from a 1972 sawmill accident.

03/17/2015

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Man And Two Children Dead After Missouri Standoff

Police say the man appears to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an armed standoff at an apartment in Springfield.

03/17/2015

A St. Louis County Police Officer listens during a press conference on March 12, 2015 in Clayton, Missouri. The press conference was held to discuss the overnight shooting of two police officers outside the Ferguson Police Department who were rushed to a local hospital. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Attorney: Ferguson Shooting Suspect Did Not Target Police

Jerryl Christmas says client was roughed-up when arrested. St. Louis County Police deny the accusation.

03/16/2015