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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

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-03-17 17:15:00

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

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-03-16 21:22:22

Body found in vacant north St. Louis home

ST. LOUIS, MO - Police are working to identify a body found in a vacant home in north St. Louis. It was discovered Thursday night at a home on San Francisco Avenue, just a few blocks west of Fairground Park. Police say the identity, age, and gender of the person is not known. Investigators say the b

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-03-16 21:49:42

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

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-17 02:01:00

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

KMOV - 2018-03-16 03:46:00

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

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

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

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-16 19:14:00

Man sues over Granite City crash

EDWARDSVILLE - A driver is seeking more than $50,000 in damages over alleged injuries from a collision in Granite City. Gary Dugan Sr. filed a complaint on Feb. 27 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Cameron Barnes, alleging negligence. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2018-03-16 16:00:21

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


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


Patient assaults Saint Louis University Hospital nurses

ST. LOUIS, MO - A man is charged with assaulting two nurses at Saint Louis University Hospital. Court documents show... Jejuane Robinson was being treated in the hospital emergency room when he had to be restrained. He spat at one nurse and bit her finger. He head-butted another nurse. SLU hospital


911 operators failed to send police to stop woman prior to fatal crash, lawsuit says

A Mascoutah man is suing St. Clair County dispatchers because he says they refused to send police out to intercept his wife to stop her from driving while drunk. Larry Schultz called 911 twice, pleading that police be sent to intercept his wife when she left in her car, according to his lawsuit. Th


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


Victim shot during robbery in south St. Louis

ST. LOUIS A man was shot and seriously wounded in a robbery Wednesday night in south St. Louis, police said. The shooting happened just after 9:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of Alexander Street, near the intersection of Chippewa Street and Gravois Avenue, police said. A man in his 20's who was a victi


PHOTOS: President Trump arrives in St. Louis Wednesday - KMOV.com

PHOTOS: President Trump arrives in St. Louis WednesdayPHOTOS: President Trump arrives in St. Louis Wednesday Updated: Wednesday, March 14 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-03-14 19:40:02 GMT President Trump arrived in St. Louis Wednesday for a tour of Boeing and a roundtable discussion with Missouri business lea