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.
Sgt. David Lawrence Helm hasn’t been seen since May 29, and is accused of sexual abuse of a 16-year-old girl.
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.
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.
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.
St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.
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.
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.
The officer-involved shooting happened before 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 4100 block of Minnesota in South St. Louis.
Despite a soaring year for killings in the city, the latest crime stats show more than 26 neighborhoods had no killings at all.