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Police identify man killed in shootout near St. Louis bar
Gerald Robinson, 29, died at the scene. He lived in the 200 block of Grampian Road in north St. Louis County, according to police.
Missing Wood River man, 80, found safe
An 80-year-old man who was reported missing from Wood River has been found safe.The man was last seen Tuesday. He has a medical condition that leaves him mentally impaired, police said. An alert was issued for the man early Wednesday.Wednesday afternoon, authorities said he had been found safe.
Woman fatally shoots man in domestic incident in Florissant
FLORISSANT, Mo. – Police are investigating after a domestic incident left a man dead in Florissant Wednesday afternoon.Officers responded to the 200 block of Raymond Drive around 12:45 p.m. to a domestic homicide. Once inside the home, they found a man dead with gunshot wounds.Investigators determin
Police seeking suspects in two early-morning Alton drug store robberies
The robbers at the 1 a.m. June 17 CVS robbery are described as African-American, one wearing jeans and the other wearing shorts, wearing dark hooded sweatshirts, one with a tattoo of a webbing design, both clean shaven. They fled south in a vehicle which police were unable to describe.
Florissant woman arrested for killing fiancé
According to Officer Steve Michael, a spokesman for the Florissant Police Department, police were called to a home in the 200 block of Raymond Drive at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday.
Madison County news and events for the week of June 20
• June 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 30 Hairpin Dr., Campus Box 1168, in Edwardsville.
Father, Son Beat Up Man Who Accused Them Of Cheating At Pokemon
KIRKWOOD, MO — Father's day was last weekend, but one father-son pair will be spending some quality time in jail after getting into a fight with another man Tuesday afternoon over Pokemon Go. Police say 71-year-old Robert Matteuzzi and his 31-year-old son, Angelo Matteuzzi, beat up a man who accused
Endangered Missing Person Advisory issued for Illinois man
WOOD RIVER, Ill. -An endangered person advisory has been issued for 80-year-old James Crews of Wood River, Illinois. Police say Crews was last seen Tuesday, June 19 on 738 Rice Street in Wood River at approximately 9:00 p.m.
East St. Louis man convicted of murder for the second time in 12 years
Antonio Williams, 46, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 24 years in prison Monday in St. Clair County.
Thousands of dollars of pain killers stolen from Alton pharmacies
“Any community with a 24-hour pharmacy is a potential target,” said Lt. Gary Cranmer, Alton Police Department.
Metro East candidate for Illinois Senate apologies for decade-old blackface photo
The photo shows Patton dressed in an orange football jersey with a black bandana on his head and his face painted black. The outfit was part of a couples' costume, where his wife wore a pink dress to be a piece of bubble gum, Patton said. His costume was meant to be a play on the word "wrapper."
Alton carjacking leads to high-speed chase into Missouri
Radio traffic indicated that an Alton city officer spied the Hyundai there soon after and gave chase. The officer reported that the suspect, a male, brandished a handgun.
Murder suspect found dead of self-inflicted shot after standoff in St. Louis, authorities say
But when deputies approached, they heard gunshots from inside the house, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service.
2 shot while stopped at red light outside St. Louis police headquarters
ST. LOUIS• Two people were injured, one critically, when a gunman opened fire on them near St. Louis police headquarters early Tuesday.
After offering ride to woman, man is robbed and shot in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS •A man who offered a woman he didn't know a ride in St. Louis Monday night was soon attacked, robbed and shot in the hand, police say.
South County woman, 70, believed to be first heat-related death of a sweltering season
The St. Louis County Department of Public Health recommends wearing loose-fitting and light-colored clothing; spending minimal time in the sun; drinking cold, non-alcoholic beverages; checking on neighbors and relatives, especially young children and the elderly; and knowing the signs of heat exhaus
Man charged in downtown St. Louis carjacking that left party bus owner in ICU
Two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle during an attempted robbery in the 700 block of Chestnut Street on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Photo by Jennifer Selph of the Post-Dispatch
U.S. Marshals, police on scene of standoff in north St. Louis
LOCALU.S. Marshals, police on scene of standoff in north St. LouisAccording to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, U.S. Marshals were trying to arrest a suspect in the 3800 block of Greer when the suspect refused to come out.
Granite City news and events for the week of June 20
A BBQ fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 22-23, at Nameoki United Methodist Church, 1900 Pontoon Road, in Granite City.
One Dead, Two Injured Following Shooting In Midtown St. Louis - KTRS | St Louis News and Talk Radio | The Big 550 AM
St. Louis, MO (KTRS) One person is dead and two are injured following a shooting outside of a midtown bar.Police say shots were fired outside of the Olive Bar in the 3000 block of Olive late Sunday night. One man was killed. Two other men who were hit in the gunfire are said to be in stable condit