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Justin Rhine (Courtesy of St. Louis County Police)

Charges Issued for Fenton Robbery Where Woman Punched in Face

Justin Rhine, 23, was picked up when he tried to use the woman’s stolen credit card at a gas station.

04/08/2015

she's a pistol shooting

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

Courtroom

Appeals Court Orders New Trial in Purse, Cellphone Robbery

A state appeals court orders a new trial for a man who claimed all along it was another man – not him – who robbed a woman of her purse and cellphone.

12/23/2014

KMOX file photo.

UPDATED: Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime in Bevo Neighborhood

St. Louis police are investigating an alleged hate crime in the Bevo neighborhood early this morning that left a 26-year-old woman beaten.

12/05/2014

Courtesy of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

St. Louis Police Searching for Robbery Suspect

On Sept. 18 at 1 p.m., a 70-year-old woman was robbed of her purse as she walked in the 3600 block of Bellerieve.

09/23/2014

Daytime Armed Robbery Attempt Near Tower Grove Park

Robbers fire shot at woman as they flee, but miss.

11/09/2012

Linda S. Towell

Friendly Hug Turns Into Theft Attempt, Struggle

Woman allegedly grabbed cash from 90-year-old’s purse, then pushed her down.

06/01/2012