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Belleville Woman Pleads Guilty in Newborn Son’s Suffocation

This is the second time she was convicted of killing her newborn child.

07/02/2015

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Ex-husband, Son of Convicted Killer Paula Sims Die in Crash

The ex-husband and son of an Illinois woman convicted in the deaths of her two baby daughters 25 years ago were killed Saturday.

06/22/2015

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Police: Man Dies After Ambulance Jump, Resisting Police

Authorities said officers responding to a report that a man was standing in a street, yelling for police to be called, were told at the scene by the man’s mother that her son was acting paranoid, and that she feared for her safety and that of her son.

06/22/2015

Tom Ackerman and his father, Bill Ackerman (Courtesy of Tom Ackerman)

Bill Ackerman: The Dad Behind the Voice

Tom Ackerman’s first gig behind a microphone came when he was a sophomore at St. Louis Country Day School. It was his first real experience in the press box, rifling through rosters, interviewing head coaches, and calling plays on the field as the school’s public address announcer.

06/19/2015

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Man Sentenced to Prison for Arson That Killed Teenage Son

A man who admitted scheming with his ex-wife in setting a string of arson fires to bilk insurers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced Monday.

06/08/2015

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Woman Wants Investigation Into Missing Son 12-Years Ago

Wilson says police have known since 2004 the father was lying about Christian’s disappearance, but refuse to prosecute.

06/08/2015

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O’Fallon Parents Get Max for Caging Autistic Son

A St. Charles County judge has sentenced 45-year-old Terry Smith and his 44-year-old wife, Victoria, to seven years in prison and fined them $500.

05/29/2015

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Jury Selection in Trial for Caged Child Case

Jury selection is underway for the trial of two parents who are accused of keeping their 6-year-old autistic son in a makeshift cage.

04/13/2015

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Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Father, Son Continues

The vehicle was a red Chevy pickup with Illinois plates driven by a while male suspect.

04/09/2015

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St. Louis Archdiocese Must Turn in Sex Abuse Claims Records

A judge says the St. Louis archdiocese must turn over internal records on sexual abuse allegations spanning two decades as part of a civil lawsuit.

03/11/2015

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