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Phone tracker helped officers arrest 2 who robbed St. Louis alderwoman, prosecutors say

Authorities say the tracking of a phone stolen from a South City alderwoman led to the arrest of the two suspects accused of robbing her. Candree Akins, 20 and Dinish Watson, 22, are charged with two counts of robbery and armed criminal action. Authorities say Ward 6 Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia w

KMOV - 2018-03-20 00:38:00

Registered sex offender charged with rape of girl under 12-years - KMOV.com

A 44-year-old registered sex offender is being charged with the rape of a child under 12 years of age. (Credit: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office) developing11 shot, 3 killed in violent St. Patrick's Day weekend in St. Louis11 shot, 3 killed in violent St. Patrick's Day weekend in St. Louis Updated: M

KMOV - 2018-03-19 19:44:00

Police identify man killed by Metrolink train in Fairview Heights

Police have released the name of the 74-year-old man killed on the Metrolink tracks Saturday night in Fairview Heights. Jimmie L. Smith, of East St. Louis, was struck by a Metrolink train at about 8 p.m. Saturday east of the Fairview Heights station in what police described as an unlit area of the l

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 19:48:00

Woman arrested after man is shot to death in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS A man was fatally shot in the neck Saturday afternoon in a domestic quarrel, and police arrested a woman. Aaron Johnson, 23, was shot about 4 p.m. Saturday in the 4500 block of McMillan Avenue, police said. The block is in the city's Lewis Place neighborhood. Johnson died at a hospital. Po

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-03-19 16:30:00

Edwardsville woman crashes into deputy's patrol car after refusing to pull over, police say

A woman fleeing from police struck a Bond County Deputy Sheriff's patrol vehicle on Interstate 70 on Saturday night after a pursuit. Bond County Sheriff's Deputy Doug Nicoson attempted to pull over a driver about 9:38 p.m. near exit 36 for driving erratically, Bond County Sheriff Jim Leitschuh said

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 18:36:00

Driver dead after vehicle crashes through fence in South County

A driver was found dead early Tuesday inside a vehicle that crashed through a fence in south St. Louis County, police said. St. Louis County Police Sgt. Shawn McGuire said the crash was reported at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday in the 5000 block of Patterson Road. A driver was found dead early Tuesday ins

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 13:41:00

4 dead, 8 injured in spate of shootings across St. Louis from Friday to Monday

ST. LOUIS Four men were killed and six people were injured in separate attacks in St. Louis from Friday evening through Monday morning. The homicides included a man shot in the neck while quarreling with a woman, a man gunned down by a someone in a passing car, and a man found fatally shot after cra

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 04:30:00

Centerstone to host free screening of 'Suicide: The Ripple Effect'

EDWARDSVILLE - Centerstone will host a free screening of the film "Suicide: The Ripple Effect" at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Monday, April 9 at 7 p.m. "Suicide: The Ripple Effect" shares the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Gold

TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-20 02:48:00

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


4 accused of killing shooting witness to stop friend from being - KMOV.com

4 accused of killing shooting witness to stop friend from being indicted4 accused of killing shooting witness to stop friend from being indicted Updated: Thursday, March 15 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-03-16 00:46:31 GMT Prosecutors say jailhouse phone conversations helped lead them to four suspects accused


When Toys R Us closes in Fairview Heights, the region will lose more than just a business

Buildings will be left vacant. Jobs will be lost. Oh, and your sister's baby registry will still be available online, but no one knows how long that will last. Liquidation sales are expected to begin soon, marking the end of an era for the nation's largest toy chain. Toys R Us and Babies R Us fell i


Mom who backed car over toddler has bail reduced in meth-possession case

A Beckemeyer woman who backed a car over her toddler son last year was granted a partial bail reduction Friday in her new meth-possession case. Nicole Voss, 36, was in St. Clair County Circuit Court for an initial appearance in the meth case. She was arrested Sunday after she allegedly drove a car o


Alton, Edwardsville police seek alleged Target shoplifter targeting Tide

ALTON - Police in Alton and Edwardsville are seeking identity of a man they believe shoplifted at Target stores in both cities. "If he is doing this at these stores, he will likely be doing this throughout the area" at other retail outlets, said Pfc. Emily Hejna, public information officer at the Al


St. Patrick's Day parades to kickoff in Dogtown, downtown - KMOV.com

St. Patrick's Day parades to kickoff in Dogtown, downtownSt. Patrick's Day parades to kickoff in Dogtown, downtown Updated: Saturday, March 17 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-03-17 11:44:35 GMT What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with a parade?More > What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's D


Primo's Italian Garage coming to Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE - A new delivery-only restaurant is coming to Edwardsville and Glen Carbon. Wang Gang Asian Eats owner Ryan O'Day will be opening Primo's Italian Garage in late April. The eatery will serve local customers and cater to St. Louis area customers. O'Day said if the delivery-only concept is


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police investigating possible case of distracted driving in fatal crash of teenage girl

ALTON - Police are investigating an accident that killed a 17-year-old high school girl as a possible case of distracted driving. Officers have executed a search warrant for the contents of a cell phone owned by a driver in the accident that killed Trinity M. Buel of Alton. A sworn statement in a co


US Steel to hold a job fair at its Granite City works

ST. LOUIS, MO - US Steel will hold a job fair Friday at its Granite City works. The company is looking to fill positions from production to management. This fair comes on the heels of new tariffs on steel and aluminum. Available positions include production, maintenance, management, quality and more


Man shot while attempting to stop assault in north St. Louis - KMOV.com

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - A man was shot while attempting to intervene in an assault in St. Louis' Walnut Park East neighborhood late Tuesday night. The 28-year-old victim told police he saw the unknown suspect assault a woman in the 5500 block of West Florissant and attempted to intervene around 11:30