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Police on scene of a person barricaded inside a room at a north St. Louis motel

LOCALPolice on scene of a person barricaded inside a room at a north St. Louis motelOfficers were called to the Western Inn on north Broadway around 8:30 a.m. where a person is barricaded. It's unclear if the person is armed.

KSDK - 2018-08-17 14:06:17

Man shot during home invasion in Madison County dies of his injuries

Police responded to the scene in the 100 block of South Oak Street just after 11 p.m. and found Damian Huber, 24, of Brighton, with a gunshot wound. First responders rushed Huber to a hospital, where he died of his injuries.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 23:00:00

Granite City dance team takes inappropriate photos in shoot with police vehicle

“It was a promotional shoot that should have been where kids could have a lot of fun along with their coaches, along with the police, without anything inappropriate. Just looks like there were some bad decisions that were made here,” Greenwald said.

KPLR11.COM - 2018-08-16 23:24:08

Florissant man charged with murder

According to Officer Michelle Woodling, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the murder happened just after 9:20 a.m. on August 14 in the 5800 block of Roosevelt Place, located in the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood.

KPLR11.COM - 2018-08-17 21:42:08

Police investigating triple shooting in St. Louis’ Visitation Park neighborhood

ST. LOUIS – An investigation is underway after a triple shooting in St. Louis’ Visitation Park neighborhood Friday afternoon.Officers responded to the 5400 block of Cabanne around 3 p.m. where two men were found with gunshot wounds. Both were conscious and breathing. A third victim was located, but

KSDK - 2018-08-17 20:28:19

Man murdered during business day in downtown St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — Police are involved in a homicide investigation at 9th and Pine late Friday morning. A man was shot and killed before noon near the City Garden St. Louis in the middle of the business district.The shooting occurred outside of a bicycle police patrol station. Officers heard gunshots

KPLR11.COM - 2018-08-17 19:54:41

Man in north St. Louis hotel standoff found dead

Police respond to the First Western Inn on North Broadway on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, after shots were fired as officers tried to make an arrest. Photo by David Carson,dcarson@post-dispatch.com

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 16:15:00

Child dies days after rescue from Lumiere Hotel pool

A Jefferson County woman says she witnessed an employee pointing towards the pool Sunday, notice something strange at the bottom, then yelling and running off. Her friend jumped in to help save the child. He was able to lift the child to the surface and others attempted to start CPR. Paramedics even

KPLR11.COM - 2018-08-17 19:49:26

24-year-old Brighton man dead after Cottage Hills home invasion, shooting

Members of the Major Case Squad interview a resident Friday, left, who lives near where a 24-year-old man was shot in a home invasion late Thursday night on South Oak Street in Cottage Hills. The man later died in a St. Louis hospital.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-17 17:25:00

St. Louis County police launch internal investigation into police actions in fatal crash

"Chief has initiated an internal investigation to ensure officers were not in pursuit of this vehicle, and we are still waiting on the Missouri Highway Patrol to do the investigation into the crash," McGuire said.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 19:40:00

Three men shot in Visitation Park neighborhood in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS• Three men were shot in the city's Visitation Park neighborhood Friday just before 3 p.m.Officers received a call for a shooting in the 5400 block of Cabanne Avenue.They found two men with gunshot wounds, both of them conscious and breathing. A third man also had been shot; his condition w

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 20:12:00

Section of I-44 in the city to close starting tonight, MoDOT says

This is the pedestrian bridge across Interstate 44, between Edwards and Kingshighway, that crews will remove on Aug. 18-19. (photo from Google Street View)

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 15:13:00

2 men shot, one critically, in Visitation Park neighborhood in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS• Three men were injured, one critially, in the city's Visitation Park neighborhood Friday just before 3 p.m.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 21:20:00

Man shot and killed in north St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -Police are investigating a north St. Louis shooting.A man in his 40's was shot in the 5100 block of Ridge Thursday morning.He was pronounced dead at the scene.There was a large police presence at the scene after the shooting.The investigation is ongoing.


Unidentified man found shot to death on sidewalk in St. Louis

A resident found the man lying on the sidewalk about 6:15 a.m. He had a gunshot wound to the upper part of his body. The man, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-08-16 18:58:00

Authorities seek motorcycle following alleged Riverbend high-speed chase

A South Roxana police officer said, in a sworn statement, that the chase began in the village, where he spotted the bike traveling at a high rate of speed on Madison Avenue and Michigan Avenue.


Severe weather possible Thursday evening

ST. LOUIS, MO — The National Weather Service says thatthunderstorms are likelyThursday evening. They may be capable of producing lightning, large damaging winds, and large hail.

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-08-16 19:11:59

Man Fatally Shot In St. Louis' Wells-Goodfellow Neighborhood

ST. LOUIS, MO —A 27-year-old man has diedafter being shot in north St. Louis' Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood Tuesday morning, KMOV reports. Police say Dairian Holmes was shot multiple times in the 5800 block of Roosevelt Place, south of Barrett Brothers Park. He was taken to a hospital where he died.


Fire engulfs vacant home in Cottage Hills

Firefighters from Cottage Hills, Rosewood Heights, Bethalto and Meadowbrook battled a morning blaze at 1316 5th St. in Cottage Hills that was fully engulfed in flames before firefighters arrived. The house was suspected to be vacant and the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office was called to the scen


Women denied job because of 'ghetto' names, but company claims it was hacked

ST. LOUIS, MO (WCMH) -- Two Missouri women say they were rejected for a job because of their names, but the company they applied to claims it was hacked.