Crime

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May 24, 2019 - 9:04 am
KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP/KMOX) — A convicted sex offender has admitted having sex with a two underage girls and possessing thousands of images containing child pornography. Kirkwood resident Christopher E. Helm, 29, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of child pornography, the St. Louis Post-...
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ambulance
May 23, 2019 - 10:28 am
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — Police in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights are seeking answers about how a man was injured at a Dave Matthews Band concert and died later at a hospital. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 44-year-old Jasen Smith and his wife, Darcy, attended the concert...
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lockers
May 23, 2019 - 10:00 am
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois middle school teacher has been charged with the sexual abuse of a high school student more than 20 years ago. Fifty-one-year old William C. Ingersoll is accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor from 1998 to 2000. An Alton Police Department...
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hands in handcuffs
May 22, 2019 - 11:03 am
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a western Illinois man to five years in prison for an October fire that killed his 8-year-old son and a 5-year-old girl. The Quincy Herald-Whig reports 35-year-old William G. Brewer of Quincy pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of endangering the life or...
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May 22, 2019 - 10:33 am
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) — A man found dead near a south St. Louis County park last week has been identified as a man reported missing in Illinois earlier this month. St. Louis County police say 49-year-old James Andrae of Creve Coeur, Illinois, was last seen alive on May 8. Police say he dealt with...
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Victor Hugo Mendoza
Columbia Police Department
May 20, 2019 - 2:03 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police in central Missouri say they have arrested a suspect after reports that a naked man broke into two homes. Interim Columbia Police Chief Geoff Jones said the man got into homes about a half-mile apart early Saturday. He said police believe he tried to enter other homes...
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Traveon Smith
St. Louis Police photo
May 17, 2019 - 6:56 pm
Traveon Smith of Jennings faces 2nd-degree murder, other charges
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Kevin Killeen/KMOX
Kevin Killeen
May 16, 2019 - 5:51 pm
ST. LOUIS--(KMOX) --For fear of revenge killings, Police Chief John Hayden orders more patrols in a northside neighborhood where a shooting Monday night left four dead and one injured. "That's the reason we have increased our presence," Hayden said, "We're absolutely concerned about retaliation any...
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Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway
via Nicole Galloway
May 15, 2019 - 11:48 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A state audit is planned for St. Louis County and its economic development agency in the fallout from former County Executive Steve Stenger 's federal guilty plea on corruption charges. Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway, a Democrat, said at a news conference Wednesday that she...
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Kevin Killeen
May 15, 2019 - 11:24 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- Four men are dead and one injured at a shooting inside a north St. Louis home Monday night. It happened just before nine o'clock in a home in the 4000 block of Shreve Avenue. That's part of police Chief Jon Hayden's area of increased patrols--Hayden's Rectangle. All of the...
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