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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

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis Mayor, Police Chief Struggle for Solutions After Night of Killings

“Life has changed in the St. Louis region, and I think, throughout the entire country since Ferguson,” Slay says. “What’s happened here has been horrendous.”

01/16/2015

US President Barack Obama(L) and Attorney General Eric Holder speak on the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Strong DOJ Response To Ferguson Seeks Truth, Calm

The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Observers say the goal is to ensure that the truth about the killing is revealed, to ease racial tensions, and to reassure people that the investigation will be fair.

08/18/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Missouri Prepares For Execution, Another Date Set

This Wednesday will be Missouri’s fifth execution in five months, which could be a record for the year.

03/21/2014

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Man Convicted of Killing Woman, 4-Year-Old Girl

A southern Illinois man was found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths nine years ago of a pregnant woman and a 4-year-old child.

03/21/2014

Photo: Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images

Trial for Man Accused of NE Mo. Killing Delayed

Michael Studer, charged in the October shooting death of 61-year-old Adrienne Arnett at Abel’s Quik Shop in Hannibal, was originally scheduled for trial March 25.

03/18/2014

John Cunningham

12 Years For Man Who Killed Uncle During Pork Steak Argument

Argued over whether they were cooking pork steaks or pork chops

12/20/2013

KMOX

Man Wanted in 1984 Joplin Killing Arrested in San Diego

A man wanted in the 1984 killing of a Joplin woman has been arrested in San Diego.

08/31/2013

Photo: KMOX

Woman Shot Dead During Robbery

Shot while trying to retrieve stolen items from gunmen.

04/02/2013

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