An eastern Kansas man was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and five other counts after an alleged abduction and police chase ended in the death of a 5-year-old girl from a gunshot wound.
The chase started after the 24-year-old showed up at the Steak ‘n Shake in Festus waving a gun.
Two people led police on a chase in which they caused an accident and then jumped into a swamp.
Three people who died when an SUV crashed during a weekend police chase in the St. Louis area have been identified.
The crime happened about 5 a.m. Monday at Timekeepers jewelry store. Police gave up the pursuit after about six miles on Interstate 70 out of safety concerns.
Police say an officer patrolling the area saw two men he recognized from past encounters. One of the men ran and the officer chased him.
The St. Louis-area man who jumped from a bridge after running from police during a traffic stop is now in custody.
Two adults and one child suffered minor injuries after a police car collided with another vehicle during a police chase Wednesday evening.
Officials say the chase ended about 20 minutes later when the suspects’ car ran off the road at Pershall and New Halls Ferry Road.
Police responded to a shooting at 3one4 Hair Gallery on West Florissant about 12:46 p.m. Monday.