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Police: Pawn shop worker fatally shot suspected robber - KMOV.com

Police: Man tracks down car thief, shoots him in St. CharlesPolice: Man tracks down car thief, shoots him in St. Charles Updated: Friday, March 23 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-03-23 14:11:27 GMT A 41-year-old man was shot in St. Charles on Thursday night, after the victim of a car theft tracked him down, a

KMOV - 2018-03-23 17:32:00

Belleville man sentenced for smuggling enough fentanyl to kill 'up to 5.8 million people'

A Belleville man was sentenced Friday to 14 years in prison for smuggling heroin, cocaine and nearly 12 kilograms of fentanyl across the Mexico/U.S. border. Jeffrey Layne Parker, faced four charges in his most recent federal case in connection with the two alleged drug-smuggling attempts - one on M

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 18:39:00

Inmate found hanging in cell at the St. Clair County Jail has died

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL - An inmate from the St. Clair County Jail has died after being found hanging in his cell on Thursday afternoon. The person was discovered around 4:00pm. The inmate was transferred to Belleville Memorial Hospital for treatment but the man passed away early Friday. According to t

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-03-23 20:16:30

Head-on crash in Belleville sends one to hospital

A two-car accident on a rainy Belleville street sent at least one person to the hospital Friday night. Two cars collided at the intersection of North Belt Road West and 42nd Street in what appeared to be a head-on collision at about 10:25 p.m. Friday. Although the entire front end of one car was sma

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-24 15:10:00

Police: Man shot in the chest in North St. Louis - KMOV.com

An investigation is underway after a man was shot in the chest in the Greater Ville neighborhood. The shooting happened before 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of Vandeventer Ave and St. Louis Ave Friday night. The man was conscious and breathing when officers arrived. No additional information was r

KMOV - 2018-03-24 05:11:00

When Deep Purple wrote 'Smoke on the Water,' did they rip off the Catholic Church?

Q: Isn't the musical hook from "Smoke on the Water" really a rip-off of the Eucharistic acclamation "Christ has died, Christ has risen, Christ will come again"? During church one time, my very young son asked me, "Why are they playing rock music?" But this is the only acknowledgment I have found any

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 21:13:00

Several hundred march in downtown St. Louis for gun control

Several hundred people are marching in downtown St. Louis this morning as part of a nationwide "March for Our Lives" rally for gun control. The diverse crowd, filled with parents, children and teachers had families of gun violence victims and many carrying signs with slogans such as "#Enough," "This

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-03-24 15:55:00

Police investigating fatal shooting in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Police report that a man was shot in the chest in the 2800 block of North Vandeventer Avenue at around 8:20 p.m. on Friday. When police arrived at the scene the victim was conscious and breathing but was it was later reported that he had died. Homicide police are investigating. No furthe

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-03-24 14:51:35

Rape victim survives after being shot 8 times by attacker near Overland, police say

ST. LOUIS COUNTY A rape victim survived after being shot eight times by her attacker, police say. The 31-year-old woman is an acquaintance of the man who raped her, police say, and was seriously injured after being shot at about 4 a.m. Wednesday in the 2400 block of Silkwood Drive. A police spokesma


Rollover accident leaves car upside down on Carlyle Avenue in Belleville

A rollover accident on Carlyle Avenue left one car upside down in the middle of the street and may have injured at least one passenger. At least two cars were involved in the accident Thursday night, one of which had a smashed front end; the other ended up upside down in the middle of the intersecti

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 04:29:00

East St. Louis Township raids funds meant for summer youth jobs program

Former East St. Louis Township Supervisor Oliver Hamilton secretly transferred more than $300,000 from a state-funded youth summer jobs program to the township's general fund to help pay for illegal credit card purchases, and assigned some of the youths in the program to work for his private constru


Edwardsville man pleads guilty to two bank robberies

An Edwardsville man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to two bank robberies, and now faces up to 40 years in prison. Marcus Thornton, 37, pleaded guilty to two counts of bank robbery. He entered the Regions Bank in Lebanon on Oct. 13, 2016, and demanded money while brandishing a silver and bl

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 04:47:00

Semi-truck crash closes SB I-55 at I-255

Semi-truck crash closes SB I-55 at I-255Semi-truck crash closes SB I-55 at I-255 Updated: Thursday, March 22 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-03-22 14:40:07 GMT All southbound lanes of Interstate 55 are closed due to a crash.More > All southbound lanes of Interstate 55 are closed due to a crash.More > NEW DETA


Here's when Toys R Us liquidation sales will begin in Fairview Heights

Liquidation sales at Toys R Us will begin across the country Thursday morning, and continue until everything is gone, KMOV reported. Talk of the business closing loomed over the heads of parents until the store officially announced it had filed for bankruptcy in March. Early reports said only some


Residents facing rodent problem in housing complex demand change - KMOV.com

Man wounded in St. Charles shooting, firefighters sayMan wounded in St. Charles shooting, firefighters say Updated: Thursday, March 22 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-03-23 03:30:55 GMT A man in his 30s or 40s was shot in St. Charles on Thursday night, firefighters said. More > A man in his 30s or 40s was sho

KMOV - 2018-03-23 06:46:00

'I just want justice' | Family offers reward to find hit-and-run driver

ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers are now searching for a second car, that struck and killed a man crossing the street, in St. Louis. It happened March 8at the intersection of North Florissant Avenue and Sullivan Avenue. Originally, investigators were hoping to find the d

KSDK - 2018-03-23 05:49:00

Man struck, killed by Illinois MetroLink train after walking on - KMOV.com

NEW DETAILSToddler burned by hot bath at daycare center transferred to Cincinnati hospitalToddler burned by hot bath at daycare center transferred to Cincinnati hospital Updated: Saturday, March 17 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-03-18 01:25:27 GMT Police said a toddler was burned when she took a hot bath at a


1 man killed, 1 injured in East St. Louis shooting

EAST ST. LOUIS A man was fatally shot and another man wounded amid a dispute on the front porch of a home Friday, police said. Marcus Glass, 43, of Minneapolis, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 1300 block of St. Louis Avenue, authorities said. The wounded man, 29, of East St. Louis, was take


Missing Florissant woman's car discovered in Mississippi river; body found inside

Missing woman - Barbara Higgins LINCOLN COUNTY, MO - The Missouri Highway Water Patrol and investigators are on the scene of a body found in a submerged vehicle in the Mississippi River. The Florissant Police Department says they were notified Friday afternoon by the Missouri Highway Patrol that a v


Woman charged with felony in scalding incident at Belleville day care

A Belleville woman has been charged with a felony after a child was burned by hot water at a day care center. Shiquetta Williams, 36, has been charged with reckless conduct causing great bodily harm after the incident, which occurred Monday at Kolor Wheel Child Care on North Belt West. According to