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Police looking for armed and dangerous man after he fatally shot man on Metro bus

NORMANDY, Mo. — Police are looking for a man they are calling armed and extremely dangerous after a fatal shooting on a Metro bus in Normandy, Missouri, Saturday night.Police said they were called to the 1200 block of South Florissant Road at around 9 p.m., where they found 35-year-old Kenneth Point

KSDK - 2018-07-15 19:29:59

One person killed during metro bus shooting

ST. LOUIS - One person is dead after a shooting took place on a metro bus Saturday night, July 14th.The incident occurred on South Florissant road in the Cool Valley area around 10 p.m.The two people involved apparently started arguing on the bus when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the other

KPLR11.COM - 2018-07-15 15:35:27

Three Fairview Heights businesses closing; new restaurant opening in metro-east

Houlihan’s opened in 1994 as a casual dining restaurant at 15 Ludwig Drive. It’s become a destination for dining since then, but the restaurant’s parent company wants to test a new concept in the metro-east, a market saturated with traditional dining chains.

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-07-15 10:52:00

The mayor drives a village-owned squad car, with lights, siren — and handicapped placard

When Mayor Jo Ann Reed slips it into drive, she’s behind with wheel of a car that belongs to the village of Alorton, decked out with police lights and sirens and a handicapped placard hanging from the rear view mirror.The part-time mayor earns about $20,000, plus an expense account from the village,

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-07-14 14:01:00

The final storm that ended Mike Matheny's time in St. Louis

A vicious thunderstorm soaked the city and the Mike Matheny reign ended at Busch Stadium after a vicious 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Matheny, along with hitting coach John Mabry and assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller, were fired late Saturday night.

KSDK - 2018-07-15 08:37:43

BASEBALL: Edwardsville finishing up summer

Edwardsville shortstop Logan Cromer, left, leaps over a runner near second base to try to complete a double play during tournament action on Sunday inside Tom Pile Field.

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2018-07-16 01:56:41

Edwardsville woman killed after running stop sign, on motorcycle

Dead is Markia A. Ivy, 36,of Edwardsville, who was driving a motorcycle west on New Poag Road at Wanda Road. The car went through a stop intersection and was crossing New Poag at Wanda Road.


Woman Hid in Bushes for Hours After Shoplifting

Police responded to Walmart Monday, July 2, after a shoplifter fled from the store on foot following a confrontation with its loss prevention team.

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2018-07-14 17:00:00

Parents free on bond after police say their drunk spell resulted in baby’s death

Collinsville parents accused of being drunk when their baby died were taken into custody on Friday but were released on cash bonds.The death last month of 2-week-old Jack Fisk was the result of the infant’s parents being drunk, police say.Collinsville Police announced Thursday that the parents, 28-y


Woman bludgeons dad to death, thinking he was demon

A 56-year-old woman in Granite City, Illinois, was found not guilty by reason of insanity for the beating death of her father who she believed was a demon or monster.

WND - 2018-07-15 20:05:48

Walking down Delmar, St. Louis police seek common ground with victims of violence

ST. LOUIS •For the first annual Code 73 Victims Against Violence walk on Saturday, St. Louis Police Sgt. Charles Lowe donned a Cardinals tee shirt, khaki shorts, sneakers and a baseball cap.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-07-14 17:30:00

Belleville man and woman charged with child abuse

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. – The St. Clair County Attorney’s Department has charged two suspects of child abuse after an investigation by the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department that began on May 18, 2018.


St. Louis man drowns at The Offsets in Madison County, Mo.

MADISON COUNTY, Mo. – A St. Louis man drowned at the popular swimming spot 'The Offsets' Friday afternoon.Troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol said the body of 21-year-old Safion Livingston was recovered from the water after a two-hour search.This is thesecond drowning to occur at The Off


Bridge cameras have Alton police waiting for suspect

Alton police officers, guns drawn, make a “felony stop” Friday afternoon on a white Ford Explorer pickup truck on the parking lot of the Casey’s General Store at E. Broadway and Main Street. The driver... more


Woman shot three times while walking near Cahokia

The two went to a nearby house for help and were driven to Touchette Regional Hospital, where the Sheriff’s Department was called. The woman was transferred to Saint Louis University Hospital in critical condition, where she remained on Friday morning. Police said her injuries were not considered li


GoFundMe account started for son: Tragic motorcycle crash takes life of Edwardsville mother | RiverBender.com

The woman was identified as Markia Ivy, owner of Euphoric Beauty at 503 St. Louis St. in Edwardsville, and the mother of her young son, Malik Allen. Markia died from injuries sustained in the accident.


Parents charged with child endangerment after alleged drunk co-sleeping death

CRIMEPhoto: Collinsville PDParents charged with child endangerment after alleged drunk co-sleeping deathKatie L Seib, 28, and Brandon M. Fisk, 30, were charged with endangering the life of a child almost a month after the death of their child.


Shots fired in Alton nets man 12-year prison sentence

ALTON — The second of two men who exchanged gunfire last year at The Landings at Belle Meadows housing development, formerly Belle Manor, pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to 12 years in prison.


Belleville father and girlfriend repeatedly beat young girl with belt, charges allege

A Belleville father and his live-in girlfriend are accused of beating the man’s 12-year-old daughter with a belt, according to charges announced Thursday.Lamar D. Hill Jr., 31, and Casey D. Mosley, 28, were both charged with one count of aggravated battery to a child. Neither had been arrested as of


Gunfire hits man in hand, shatters windows of U.S. mail truck in downtown St. Louis

The injured man, 24, was not riding in the postal truck at the time, and had no connection to the postal office, said St. Louis Police Officer Michelle Woodling. The victim refused to cooperate with police, Woodling said.