Crime

(Dreamstime, Police)
January 16, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Officers who assisted in Parks Terry's arrest say he "growled like a dog" and "kept rubbing his face in the broken glass on the floor."
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Michael L. Roberts and Georgena L. Roberts pleaded guilty to murder in the starvation death of their 6-year-old son
(Illinois Police via The Alton Telegraph)
January 16, 2019 - 12:21 pm
An Illinois father and stepmother will spend decades in prison after pleading guilty to murder in the starvation death of their 6-year-old son.
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Wooden gavel lying on table by judge's chair in courtroom
Dreamstime.com
January 16, 2019 - 8:20 am
Just days before he left office, former Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner granted posthumous clemency to a man imprisoned for a stabbing that a serial killer later confessed to committing.
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St. Louis police shoot carjacking suspect near Schnucks on Natural Bridge Ave.
(Michael Calhoun, KMOX)
January 15, 2019 - 3:41 pm
The suspect fired first at the four officers who were chasing him, says police chief Jon Hayden.
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Thomas Bruce in court on Dec. 5, 2018
Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post Dispatch - used with permission
January 14, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Thomas Bruce faces burglary, kidnapping, assault, sexual abuse and harrassment charges in the attack on a 77-year-old woman, just months before the Catholic Supply store murder.
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Christopher Stufflebean
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
Alex Degman
January 10, 2019 - 1:47 pm
COLLINSVILLE (KMOX) -- A Collinsville man faces charges after he allegedly tried to fight police officers who were investigating a stolen motorcycle. Police went to Christopher Stufflebean's home New Year's Day -- the motorcycle had been stolen from the neighborhood a couple days prior. Officers...
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Photo of black guns on the white background
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Alex Degman
January 10, 2019 - 1:08 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- St. Louis police say more than a dozen people were held up Wednesday night at a popular south city bar. Police were called to The Mack on Macklind Avenue just before 10:00 for a report that 14 people were being robbed by three suspects. They're described as three black men --...
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(Brett Blume/KMOX)
Michael Calhoun
January 09, 2019 - 4:17 am
CLAYTON (KMOX) -- St. Louis County's former police chief -- now, elected county councilman -- is making good on his promise to introduce legislation to restore millions of dollars that could fund two-officer patrols. It's $4.8 million cut from the general fund that would've gone for 50 new officers...
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St. Louis Country Prosecutor Wesley Bell unveils "The Bell Plan."
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
Kevin Killeen
January 08, 2019 - 2:00 pm
CLAYTON, MO (KMOX) - St. Louis County's new prosecutor holds his first news conference, highlighting his plans to keep non-violent offenders out or prison, but ducking questions on other issues. "We're here to talk about The Bell Plan," Bell began, addressing a Justice Center rotunda crowded with...
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Police block the streets for protesters during a peaceful protest outside of St. Louis Metropolitian Police Headquarters in St. Louis on September 17, 2017.
Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Kevin Killeen
January 08, 2019 - 1:35 pm
An independent investigator later said an assistant attorney general was aware of the DNA results and should have turned them over to the daughter's lawyers.
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