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Crime On The Rise, Again, In St. Louis

Murder, robbery, burglary, car thefts and assaults all went up double digits last month, as the city’s year-to-date crime report for May shows a total crime increase of 15.5 percent.

06/08/2015

Courtesy of the Air Force Office of Special Investigation.

Fugitive Air Force Sergeant Accused of Sexual Abuse

Sgt. David Lawrence Helm hasn’t been seen since May 29, and is accused of sexual abuse of a 16-year-old girl.

06/06/2015

File photo of a toy gun. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery, Assaulting Officer

According to a probable cause statement, Kerns robbed a Springfield store in July 2013 while armed with a BB gun. The statement says Kerns shook hands with one clerk after the robbery and asked another clerk for a hug.

06/03/2015

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St. Louis Man Accused in Baseball Bat Beating

A St. Louis man is accused of beating a man with a baseball bat while keeping him captive in his basement for more than an hour.

05/13/2015

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Was the MetroLink Beating a Hate Crime?

Karen Aoresty, the ADL Director in St. Louis, says the black-on-white attack and the “goading” question about Michael Brown raises some red flags.

04/01/2015

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Mo. Lawmaker’s Bill Defines ‘Violent Felony’ in State Gun Law

St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.

03/24/2015

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Police: Man Arrested At McDonald’s After Claiming Happy Meals Were Racist

An Iowa man is being charged with assault and disorderly conduct after causing a scene and claiming McDonald’s is racist due to their lack of dark-skinned toys in Happy Meals.

03/11/2015

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Jury Trial Date Set for Sunset Hills Mayor to Face Felony Charges

Not backing down and not making a deal, the mayor of Sunset Hills now has a court date to fight allegations that he sideswiped a cyclist with his car.

02/09/2015

Crime tape blocks off area of officer-involved shooting in South St. Louis. Quiet as people who live in area watch. (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

South St. Louis Man Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting

The officer-involved shooting happened before 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 4100 block of Minnesota in South St. Louis.

02/03/2015

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As St. Louis Struggles to Turn Around Murder Rate, 2014 Crime Stats Show Good News

Despite a soaring year for killings in the city, the latest crime stats show more than 26 neighborhoods had no killings at all.

01/15/2015

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