Death Penalty Sought in Murder of U of I ScholarU-S prosecutors say Brendt Christensen's alleged killing of Yingying Zhang involved torture.
Missouri Considers Tougher Penalties After 'Swatting' DeathRepublican Rep. Bill Kidd of Independence has filed legislation to hold pranksters civilly and criminally liable if they make a call resulting in an emergency response.
Man With Rifle Robs McDonald'sSt. Louis police need the public's help identifying a man who robbed a McDonald's at 1919 S. Jefferson about 1:36 p.m. Thursday.
Man Gets Nearly 3 Years In Prison For Stealing Identities38-year-old Olusola Luke pleaded guilty in October to conspiracy to steal government funds.
Pair Sentenced for St. Louis County Sports Betting BusinessTwo people were sentenced to just over one year in prison for running an illegal sports betting business in St. Louis.
Police: Man Stabbed Boyfriend With Hypodermic NeedlesTwo police officers were accidentally struck by needles while arresting the suspect, 38-year-old Brian Smith. He is charged with domestic assault, kidnapping and resisting arrest.
California Couple's Ordinary Home Held Torture ChamberSheriff's deputies said they found 13 children ranging from 2 to 29 years old, some of them chained to furniture, all of them thin and malnourished. The 17-year-old girl who escaped was so tiny that deputies initially mistook her for a 10-year-old.
Former TV Reporter, Ferguson Spokesman Faces Meth ChargesPolice seized a gray fanny pack holding: A plastic container, five plastic bags with drug residue, dryer sheets, metal wires and an eye glass case with two pipes.
Man Wrapped In Blanket Robs Freeburg Liquor StoreMasked suspect held up Freeburg Liquor at knifepoint, ran off.
St. Louis Man Sentenced for Multi-State Marijuana OperationThe U-S Attorneys office says Thomas Anderson bought multi-hundred pound amounts of marijuana and caused it to be transported from California to St. Louis, Boston and elsewhere.
Crime Up in St. Louis2017 Uniform Crime Reporting statistics show a 1.9% increase, or 463 more crimes.
Man Charged In Fatal Crash That Claimed Life Of Infant SonPolice say Keshawn Hampton was speeding, checking his phone at the time.

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