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Washington Police Investigating Suspected Armed Robbery - At Maurices
Washington police are investigating a suspected armed robbery from Maurices Saturday where a woman handed a salesclerk a note demanding cash. At 6:49 p.m. a barefoot white female went into the store at 1915 Vernaci Drive and demanded the money, according to Washington police.
Leslie Man Charged With Rape
A Leslie area man is accused in the rape of a female acquaintance he knew through employment. A Franklin County felony complaint charges Kevin P. Boyer, 49, of second-degree rape, a felony. He was arrested Monday, Dec. 10, and released from the Franklin County Jail the same day after posting a $25,0
Parks Applauding Work of Groups — Exposing Sexual Predators
Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Bob Parks compares private organizations that expose suspected online sexual predators to Neighborhood Watch groups. That is the case with Truckers Against Predators (TAP), the group that recorded a confrontation with Union resident Joshua J. Mastin, 36, who sent
Missouri football assistant arrested for missing court date
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ An assistant football coach at the University of Missouri-Columbia has been arrested for missing a court date on a traffic ticket. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Vernon Hargreaves was arrested Saturday after a University Police officer discovered an arrest warrant related t
Missouri man dead after head-on car crash in Clay County
CLAY COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — The car crash happened in the city of Clay around 6 a.m. on 6 p.m. on Thursday say State Police. Richard McGonigal, 62, was driving a Volvo headed north on Hwy. 67, when he crashed head-on into a Dodge traveling south, that was driven by 59-year-old Destan Rasitovik.
Prosecutor Files New Indictment — In Ken Allen Murder
Amended charges have been filed against the third suspect in a Franklin County murder case that could send him to prison for life. According to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s office, a superseding indictment was filed Nov. 27 charging Blake S. Schindler, 19, with felony second-degree murder.
Former Washington Doctor Sentenced On Federal Charges
A neurologist who previously practiced in Washington was sentenced Tuesday to 40 months in federal prison for illegal distribution of opioids and Medicare fraud. Dr. Philip Dean, 62, Warrenton, pleaded guilty Aug. 22 to federal charges for prescribing painkillers to women with whom he had a personal
Police pursuit ends with two in custody following Dutchtown shooting
Two arrests have been made after a shooting in Dutchtown ended in a police pursuit Sunday afternoon. Initially, officers responded to the 4000 block of Nebraska at around 1:45 where a man in his mid-20s was shot in his lower back. After arriving, police were notified that a vehicle involved in the s
VIDEO: Chipotle manager punched by fired ex-employee in Kirkwood, Missouri
KIRKWOOD, Mo. -- A former manager is demanding compensation after being assaulted on camera and then fired from a St. Louis-area Chipotle restaurant. Rebecca Foth posted a video to Facebook showing her being confronted and punched by another employee on Dec. 5 at the restaurant in Kirkwood, Missouri
County Resident Hurt in Crash
A New Haven man was seriously injured Thursday, Dec. 13, when the truck he was driving left the road and struck a tree. Dale E. Koch, 68, was driving a 2017 GMC Sierra westbound on Gerding School Road west of Highway C at 7:30 p.m. when the truck left the roadway, according to a Missouri State Highw
Messenger: St. Louis County prosecutors seek to join police union before Wesley Bell takes over
In August, Ferguson attorney Wesley Bell won a historic victory. In defeating longtime St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch in the Democratic primary, Bell became the first African-American elected to the office.
County Looks Into Broadband Deal — How Will Residents Benefit?
Rural Franklin County residents may be getting new broadband internet services and Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker wants to make sure that actually happens. On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission released the results of a $254 million auction which is part of a federal effort known as
Post-Scripts: The latest out of Washington involving President Trump
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — This week on Post Scripts host Mike Colombo was joined by St.Louis Post Dispatch National and Political Editor Christopher Ave, Washington Bureau Chief Chuck Raasch, and Jefferson City Bureau Chief Kurt Erickson to discuss the latest out of Washington involving President Trump. Eric
'Living while black' harassment takes spotlight in 2018, including in St. Louis
This year, incidents of African-Americans being harassed by whites, police or both for doing ordinary things made their way into the national consciousness. The St. Louis area was no exception, with a handful of notable moments happening here.
City Hires New Parks Director
The city of Washington will have a new parks director beginning early next month. Wayne Dunker will assume his new duties here Monday, Jan. 7. Dunker is currently the recreational manager for the city of Clayton. Before that, he served as recreational supervisor for both the city of Webster Groves a
US says 7-year-old immigrant who died in custody had not appeared ill
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. immigration officials on Friday defended their actions in the detention of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died two days after she and her father were taken into custody along a remote stretch of the U.S. border.
No. 22 Missouri hopes quick turnaround pays dividends against Texas State
Robin Pingeton wants more time in the practice gym with her team, but that's not in the cards — for now, at least. Pingeton's Missouri Tigers squad won't have to wallow in its disappointing 74-61 loss to South Dakota for very long. The team will be back on Mizzou Arena's hardwood at 7 p.m. on Monday
Man Caught on Video Burglarizing Home
Authorities say a Sullivan man charged with burglary and stealing was caught on camera committing the crimes. Jeremy M. Gillette, 25, was charged in Franklin County Associate Circuit Court with second-degree felony burglary, and misdemeanor stealing. He is in the custody of the Missouri Department o
County Bicentennial Ceremony January 12 — At East Central College Campus in Union
The opening ceremony to celebrate Franklin County’s bicentennial will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. in the John Anglin Performing Arts Center on the campus of East Central College in Union. A short reception with refreshments will follow.
Car Strikes Guardrail, Median Wall
A Washington woman sustained injuries Friday, Dec. 7, when the car she was driving struck a guardrail and median wall. Martine H. Stahl, 49, was driving a 2007 Ford Edge westbound on Interstate 44 at the 252-mile marker at 10:55 a.m. when she fell asleep, traveled off the right side of the road, str