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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

MetroLink beating

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

File photo of a McDonald's sign. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

Attorney Michelle Funkenbush, right, speaks during a news conference regarding her client, cyclist Randy Murdick, and an alleged road rage incident involving Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer. (Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Sunset Hills Mayor Indicted on Two Felony Charges

The mayor of Sunset Hills has been indicted by a grand jury on two felony counts following allegations that he intentionally ran a cyclist off the road with his car earlier this summer.

12/12/2014

Several hundred demonstrators march to St. Louis City Hall as part of a protest over the Ferguson grand jury's decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson. Several participants stormed the entrance of the building on Nov. 26. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Ferguson Commission Member Charged with Assault

A prominent young protester who serves on the Ferguson Commission has been charged with assault stemming from a protest at St. Louis City Hall.

12/04/2014

KMOX file photo.

Woman Shot in South St. Louis Bar Shootout Has Died

The woman was shot in the back of the head after three men came into the bar and began shooting. She has been identified as 63-year-old Diana Lawrence.

12/03/2014

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