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Police identify man found shot to death inside car in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS A man was found shot to death inside a car that crashed Monday morning. Eric Sims, 34, died at the scene in the 800 block of Goodfellow Boulevard about 10:30 a.m. Monday, police say. Sims lived in the 5800 Block of Cabanne Avenue. Police say they found Sims in the driver's seat of a gray D

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 15:52:00

Student in custody after bomb threat at Northwest HS

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. - An 18-year-old student is in custody after a bomb threat caused an evacuation at Northwest High School in Cedar Hill Wednesday afternoon. K-9 units are still on scene searching the school. This is a developing story and will be updated as 5 On Your Side receives more informat

KSDK - 2018-03-21 20:18:00

City announces periodic closure of Hillsboro Road

The City of Farmington released information on Wednesday regarding periodic closure of one road. The northbound lane of Hillsboro Road between Pine Street and North Westwood Drive will be closed for the next few weeks. The southbound lane will be open and local traffic should use the southbound lane

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 15:19:00

Messenger: Former nurse struggles to rebuild life after two mistakes. She was punished. Missouri was not.

Inez Bordeaux is a Rorschach test for how you view poverty. Seen one way, she is just another black single mother who made bad decisions and is suffering the consequences. Look closer, and you might see a broken judicial system that punishes some people more than others and does its best to keep poo

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 18:40:00

Threat prompts evacuation of Jefferson County high school - KMOV.com

Threat prompts evacuation of Jefferson County high schoolThreat prompts evacuation of Jefferson County high school Updated: Wednesday, March 21 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-03-21 18:21:33 GMT A threat prompted the evacuation of a Jefferson County high school Wednesday. Students and teachers at Northwest Hig

KMOV - 2018-03-21 21:21:00

Sodomy charges filed in unrelated cases

Two area men are facing sodomy charges stemming from unrelated cases. Michael E. Patterson, 68, of Farmington, is being charged with felony statutory sodomy in the first degree. According to court documents, a report was made with the Farmington Police Department on Nov. 3 regarding Patterson alleg

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 10:15:00

Two sent to prison for role in area meth ring

A Red Bud man and a Lenzburg woman were both sentenced last week to federal prison for their roles in an area methamphetamine ring. Jeremy J. Humphries, 33, of Red Bud, and Mandy L. Hagen, 30, of Lenzburg, previously pled guilty to one count each of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of met

REPUBLICTIMES.NET - 2018-03-20 01:25:00

Phone tracker helped officers arrest 2 who robbed St. Louis alderwoman, prosecutors say

Authorities say the tracking of a phone stolen from a South City alderwoman led to the arrest of the two suspects accused of robbing her. Candree Akins, 20 and Dinish Watson, 22, are charged with two counts of robbery and armed criminal action. Authorities say Ward 6 Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia w

KMOV - 2018-03-20 00:38:00

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


DNA found on hat leads to arrest in Ferguson shooting - KMOV.com

DNA found on hat leads to arrest in Ferguson shootingDNA found on hat leads to arrest in Ferguson shooting Updated: Tuesday, March 13 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-03-13 21:08:49 GMT A 23-year-old woman is accused of fatally shooting a man outside a convenience store in Ferguson in November 2017More > A 23-y


Charges filed in infant death

A local woman is being charged in the death of her infant who died just hours after being born at her home. Roberta Baker, 36, of Bonne Terre, is charged with a class A felony of abuse or neglect of child. According to the probable cause statement, on Feb. 22 at 3 a.m. Baker delivered her child at h


Police looking for person of interest in possible attempted murd - KMOV.com

Toddler burned by hot bath at daycare center, police sayToddler burned by hot bath at daycare center, police say Updated: Tuesday, March 13 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-03-14 02:31:24 GMT Police said a toddler was burned when she took a hot bath at a daycare center in Belleville Monday night.More > Police


Pursuit ends with three drug arrests

Three men were arrested on methamphetamine trafficking and other charges last week after leading sheriff's deputies and police officers on a chase through Perryville. The three men, Johnny Wayne White, 48, of Perryville; Derrick Garver, 34, of Fredericktown; and Devon Antreie Matlock, 26, of Perryvi


1 killed, 5 injured in crash in Imperial

Emergency workers at the scene of a fatal crash on Highway 61/67 north of Imperial in Jefferson County on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Photo courtesy KTVI FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave IMPERIAL At least one person was killed and at least five people were taken to the hospital following a crash along U.S


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