Crime

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Associated Press
November 22, 2019 - 1:22 pm
ST. PETERS, Mo. (AP) - An eastern Missouri man is accused of holding his pregnant girlfriend captive, punching her and forcing her to drink toilet water and bleach. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 40-year-old Ronnie William Howard of St. Peters is charged with kidnapping, domestic assault...
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November 20, 2019 - 5:08 pm
GLASGOW VILLAGE, Mo. (AP) - A 2-year-old girl is hospitalized after a shooting in suburban St. Louis. Few details were released following the shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon in the town of Glasgow Village. The child his hospitalized. Her condition is not immediately known but Riverview...
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Associated Press
November 20, 2019 - 2:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - An elderly woman who feared she was developing dementia removed her mentally disabled adult daughter from a care facility, then fatally stabbed her in a suburban St. Louis hotel before attempting to kill herself, police and relatives say. Marjorie Theleman, 78, was charged Tuesday...
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Tom Franklin
November 20, 2019 - 9:12 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The body found by St. Louis County investigators in Lincoln County is indeed Jennifer Rothwell's. Police positively identified her body Wednesday morning, over 24-hours after her body was found in the woods off Highway 61 near Cuivre River State Park late Monday night. Police...
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Kevin Killeen
November 19, 2019 - 3:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Tougher penalties for carjackers will be on the agenda when the Missouri Legislature meets in January. With more than 300 carjackings in the city of St. Louis so far this year, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says it's time for a new type of criminal charge – "motor...
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Tom Franklin
November 19, 2019 - 4:19 am
TROY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) — Information provided by a missing St. Louis-area woman's husband has led authorities to a body that's believed to be that of the woman, police said Tuesday. The body was discovered around 11:15 p.m. Monday in a remote area near the town of Troy and about 45 miles (72...
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Megan Lynch
November 18, 2019 - 7:15 am
Experts say reports of "juice jacking" are becoming more common.
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Tennessee Department of Correction shows death row inmate Sedley Alley. The Innocence Project hopes to use DNA evidence to exonerate Alley 13 years after his execution. If the Innocence Project succeeds with Alley, it will be the first time anyone has used such evidence to exonerate a person who has already been executed. (AP Photo/Tennessee Department of Correction, File)
Associated Press
November 18, 2019 - 6:30 am
AP update 11:15 a.m. Monday: MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) A Memphis judge ruled on Monday that the daughter of a man executed 13 years ago for murder does not have the right to seek DNA testing of evidence in the case. April Alley is the daughter of Sedley Alley, executed in 2006 for the 1985 murder of...
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Tom Franklin
November 18, 2019 - 4:49 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) updated at 3:50 p.m. — The suspect in a St. Louis kidnapping, and the alleged victim, are both being treated for injuries after the car they were in crashed. The accident happened Monday, a day after the 27-year-old woman was reportedly abducted in south St. Louis city...
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Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 12:30 pm
CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP/KMOX) - The husband of a missing St. Louis County woman has been charged with murder in her disappearance, according to online documents. Beau Rothwell, 28, has been charged with 2nd degree murder of his wife, Jennifer Rothwell. Her body hasn't been found. The murder charge was...
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