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Daniel Boone Fuller (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Living on a Billboard to Stop Killing in St. Louis

The owner of a billboard company is vowing to live on the ledge of one of his billboards in north St. Louis until the city goes seven days without a murder.

06/24/2015

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Another Teen Murdered in North STL County

Latest victim an 18-year-old from Ferguson.

05/27/2015

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Two Pair of Women Both Shot and Killed Days Apart in North St. Louis

Early Sunday morning, two sisters, ages 15 and 20, were found shot to death in a vacant lot on north Vandeventer Avenue. On Thursday morning, two young women were found shot to death inside an apartment on Natural Bridge Road near Fairground Park.

05/04/2015

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Killing Suspect Gets 30 Years on Unrelated Drug Conviction

The man accused of killing a southeast Missouri tattoo artist and putting his remains in a septic tank has been sentenced.

04/03/2015

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

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Jefferson County Man Sentenced for Killing Two Puppies

A Jefferson County man is sentenced to six months in jail and six months probation for killing two puppies he claimed were “sick.”

02/12/2015

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Arrest Made in Downtown St. Louis Slaying of College Student

St. Louis prosecutors say 18-year-old Christopher Grant is charged with first-degree murder.

02/04/2015

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Body of Decapitated Man to be Exhumed in Warren County

Sheriff’s detectives are hopeful that DNA testing can be used to identify the fair-skinned man and solve the killing.

02/02/2015

Protestors on Thursday call on St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to help a death row inmate awaiting execution for the death of St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Court Halts Execution of Man Convicted of Reporter’s Death

The Missouri Supreme Court has called off an execution of a man convicted of killing a former newspaper reporter, state officials said Thursday.

01/22/2015

Photo courtesy of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

Man Charged with Killing Hotel Manager Was Slated to be Behind Bars Until April 2015

Joseph Bowens, the man charged with killing Drury Inn and Suites night manager Scott Knopfel, was sentenced to five years in prison in April 2010. So, why was he out on the street and able to kill?

01/22/2015

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