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At least one of 2 sisters found dead inside St. Louis home had been shot
Those sources said one woman apparently died of either natural causes or, possibly, from the presence of hazardous chemicals in the home in the 3100 block of Whittier Street in the city’s Greater Ville neighborhood. The other woman then apparently fatally shot herself, those sources said.
O'Fallon, Ill., man charged with making terrorist threats in St. Clair County
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS• An O'Fallon, Ill., man is accused of calling in a threat to harm patrons coming out of St. Clair Square mall, according to police here.
Gunman shoots and kills accomplice while firing at different man, St. Louis police say
ST. LOUIS• A gunman who opened fire on a victim inside a St. Louis home late Monday night shot that man, but also killed shot and killed an accomplice, police say.
Police searching for man they say robbed a Belleville grocery store
Police released footage of a man they say robbed a grocery store in Belleville on Saturday.The surveillance footage shows say a white man walking into Farm Fresh Dairy, located at 1805 North Belt West, at 8:38 p.m. Saturday night.He walks up to the cash register and can be seen talking to someone be
Belleville man accused of biting cop during domestic disturbance
He was being held on a $10,000 bail Tuesday afternoon, according to the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office.
Murder investigation after man shot in leg
ST. LOUIS, MO — Homicide detectives have assumed a North St. Louis shooting investigation. A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 5800 block of Roosevelt Tuesday morning. He died on the way to the hospital.There was a large police presence at the scene after the shooting. Police say this in
Collinsville news and events for the week of Aug. 15
Weekly events at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center, 408 W. Main St., in Collinsville, include — Adult Coloring all day, everyday; Baby Boogie at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays; Yoga Time at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; Video Game Club at 6 p.m. on Thursdays; Meditation Meetings at 10 a.m. on Saturdays;
Men accused of kidnapping woman at gunpoint in East St. Louis
Two East St. Louis men are now facing aggravated kidnapping charges after Belleville police say they held a woman against her will with a weapon.Charges allege that 25-year-old Barneshio A. White and 21-year-old Antonio K. Wright “knowingly and secretly confined Tamija Walton against her will while
Moline Acres man dies of wounds from St. Louis shooting
A Moline Acres man died of his wounds Friday, five days after he was found shot inside a car near Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, police said.
Parrot and man rescued from mud in Belleville
BELLEVILLE, IL – The Belleville Fire Department had to make an unusual rescue Sunday afternoon at the Bicentennial Park lake. Apparently, a man with a parrot on his shoulder were walking around the lake when they become stuck in deep mud next to the lake. Firefighters had to use their special skill
Three people shot, one killed in St. Louis' Penrose neighborhood
ST. LOUIS• Three people were shot, one of them killed, just before midnight Monday in the city's Penrose neighborhood.
Two women found dead inside St. Louis home; carbon monoxide suspected
"There isn't any evidence of foul play, but this is a very preliminary investigation," he said.
Person killed during three-car crash along Chain of Rocks Bridge in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS• Police say one person was killed during a three-car crash along the Chain of Rocks Bridge early Tuesday.Police say the crash happened at 12:30 a.m. along the bridge, which carries Interstate 270 across the Mississippi River. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene.Police have not rele
Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders
The Belleville Fire Department had to use special rescue techniques to rescue a man who sunk waist-deep in mud in efforts to rescue his pet parrot. (Aug. 13)Media: Associated PressBELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while
Belleville man grateful for rescue from waist-deep mud
“I didn’t know the lake was that soft,” said Crawford. “I knew it was going to be muddy, but I didn’t think it was going to be quite as deep as it was.”
1 killed in triple shooting in north St. Louis
Just before midnight Tuesday, St. Louis police responded to the 4400 block of Penrose Street for reports of a triple shooting, just a few blocks west of O'Fallons Park near Interstate 70.
Belleville Fire Crews Rescue Man... While a Parrot sits on his Shoulder
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) - The Belleville, Illinois Fire Department was greeted by an unusual, winged guest while responding to a mud rescue Sunday afternoon.
Man in custody after shooting 4 on gas station lot in St. Louis; one victim in critical condition
The victims, two men and two women, were outside Salama's Mobile Mart at 1515 North 13th Street whenthey were shot just before 10:30 p.m. Friday.
10-week-old found dead in hot car near Cape Girardeau, Mo.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A 10-week-old Missouri girl has died after being left inside a hot vehicle.The Southeast Missourianreports that siblings found the infant Saturday afternoon inside a vehicle at Parkwood Lake Estates trailer park in Cape Girardeau, about 100 miles south of St. Louis. She wa
Man – and his parrot – saved from mud in Belleville park
BELLEVILLE •A man and his parrot were rescued from waist-deep mud Sunday afternoon after squawking into a dredged lake in Bicentennial Park, fire officials said."Belleville Fire used special rescue techniques to remedy this unusual situation," according to a post on the department'sFacebook page.The