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Tense hostage situation in Cottage Hills ends with no apparent injuries, those involved in custody | RiverBender.com

The incident began when the Madison County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene of a home invasion in Cottage Hills, reported by neighbors to be on Eighth Street. The victim of that home invasion suffered minor injuries and called police. A car matching the description of the suspect vehicle, a

RIVERBENDER.COM - 2018-05-24 20:49:00

Large amount of law enforcement converge on home in Cottage Hills | RiverBender.com

by Cory DavenportandSteven SpencerCOTTAGE HILLS - A massive amount of law enforcement have a home surrounded in Cottage Hills at this time and a person or persons are refusing to leave the home in the 1300 block of Second Street.It is unknown at this time why the person or persons are wanted, but Ri

RIVERBENDER.COM - 2018-05-24 16:03:00

Morning Rush | Belleville student facing charges, Schnucks apologizes and the weird Wolf Man wannabe

As a result of a north St. Louis shooting... a 6-year-old was caught in the crossfire. The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Kingshighway Boulevard and Farlin Avenue, which is near Penrose Park andjust a few miles northof the Central West End. A 29-year-old was als

KSDK - 2018-05-25 12:08:14

Two children hit by gunfire, minutes apart, in St. Louis area

They were shot at about 6:45 p.m. Thursday near North Kingshighway and eastbound Interstate 70. A man, 28, showed up at a hospital emergency room suffering from a gunshot wound to his elbow. A 6-year-old boy with the man had been shot in the leg.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-05-25 14:15:00

Location approved for new Highland High School athletic training facility

The location of anew athletic training facilityat Highland High School has been chosen.Architects and engineers had given the School Board two options to consider on the HHS campus — one between the high school and the new tennis courts, the other between the tennis courts and the football stadium.B

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-24 15:32:00

Mom turns in teen son over fears he planned to use her gun to target classmates

"I just want everybody to know that this is totally out of my son's character," said Marshanice Mackey. "This is nothing he'd do, and I need to get his name cleared."

WSAV-TV - 2018-05-24 14:59:23

Man accused of making threats to Belleville school charged

Derek Burton, 18, one count of a unlawful use of a weapon by a person under the age of 21 and one count of disturbance of the peace by making a threat on a person at a school. He was also charged with was charged with three counts of assault that were not related to Wednesday's threats. The gun char

KSDK - 2018-05-24 23:51:00

Five vehicles burglarized in Hamel elementary school smash-and-grab

“There were people outside,” Connell said. “The people were out by the cars. They were in the back in the playground area, and then on the other side of the school, the backside.”

TELEGRAPH - 2018-05-25 17:14:00

Drug overdose victim pronounced dead after being brought to St. Louis police station for help

Department spokeswoman Schron Jackson said the victim, 48, was driven to the Central Patrol at 919 North Jefferson Avenue before 5 a.m.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-05-24 13:15:00

Former student accused of making threats to Belleville school charged

Derek Burton, 18, one count of a unlawful use of a weapon by a person under the age of 21 and one count of disturbance of the peace by making a threat on a person at a school. He was also charged with was charged with three counts of assault that were not related to Wednesday's threats. The gun char

KSDK - 2018-05-24 23:51:00

Man shot and killed near major Jennings intersection

Image from Google Street ViewJENNINGS, MO – A man was shot and killed at around 9:30am Thursday outside a gas station near the intersection of Jennings Station Road and Lewis and Clark Road. St. Louis County police found the 27-year-old victim lying in the intersection suffering from at least one gu

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-05-24 17:24:05

Teen charged after alleged threats close 2 high schools

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-25 02:47:33

Tear gas forces suspects out of Madison County home

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. — Police were able to end a standoff at a Madison County home Thursday afternoon.A SWAT team shot tear gas into the house on Second Street in Cottage Hills late Thursday afternoon.Police said five people wanted in connection with a home invasion were trying to hide in the home.

KSDK - 2018-05-25 03:21:46

Summerfield woman pleads guilty in 97-mph DUI crash that killed husband, injured kids

A Summerfield woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to six charges in connectionto the crash that killed her husbandand injured three of their children.Jennifer Sawyer, 33, will be sentenced July 18 for six counts of aggravated driving under the influence, reckless homicide, and driving under the influence

NEWS-DEMOCRAT

Student in custody after 'credible threat' closes Belleville high schools

Dosier told the Post-Dispatch that everyone is safe but that police recommended to him that he close the high schools. He said both Belleville West and Belleville East will be closed for the day. Wednesday was supposed to be the last day of school. Final exams, he said, will be rescheduled for Thurs

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

Two men die in double shooting at Alton Acres housing complex, no arrests

Members of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis, including retired Alton Police Lt. Al Adams — now an officer with the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Police Department — left, question a man... more

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Man fatally shot inside car in College Hill neighborhood

Homicide detectives were called to the scene, in the 2100 block of Linton Avenue, near West Florissant Avenue.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

Police: 2 dead in Alton shooting, Major Case Squad investigating

Late Monday night, the Alton Police Department responded to a shooting at Acorn and Lawn Street. There was no further information provided on the details surrounding the shooting, although police confirmed two people were found dead at the scene.

KSDK

Slayings of two men in Alton apartment not 'random act,' police say

Anyone with information is asked to call the Alton Police Department at 618-463-3505, the Major Case Squad at 618-463-3505, extension 645, or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

School resource officer named for Highland School District

A candidate has been found to fill the new school resource officer position in the Highland School District."We are very excited about Chris Flake being the new SRO," said Superintendent Mike Sutton.Flake, who has been with the Highland Police Department for about 10 years, will start on as the scho

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