Crime

(Joplin Police Department via AP)
Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 6:21 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman whose husband’s corpse was found in a freezer in a bedroom inside their southwest Missouri home, where it may have been stored for nearly a year. Barbara Watters, 67, of Joplin, was arrested Thursday, a day after she was charged with...
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(Alton Police)
Tom Franklin
November 14, 2019 - 11:46 am
ALTON, Ill. (KMOX) - An Alton man with a history of sexual abuse is now facing mandatory life in prison. Brandon James, 38, faces two new counts of criminal sexual assault. He was out on parole when this alleged incident with a 19-year-old woman occurred. Police say the woman was sleeping when...
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Brian Kelly
November 13, 2019 - 12:52 pm
IMPERIAL, Mo (KMOX) - Jefferson County authorities are hoping this morning's arrests of five men who were allegedly entering unlocked vehicles and open garages, stops the rash of such cases in recent months. Sheriff's Office Spokesman Grant Bissell tells KMOX three of the five suspects were spotted...
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St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson in the KMOX studio.
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Brad Choat
November 04, 2019 - 9:08 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — The mayors of Missouri's four largest cities hope a new Senate panel considers the work they've been doing on curbing gun violence. When the Missouri Senate's interim committee on public safety convenes, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson says they need to look at ways of...
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Alex Degman
November 03, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Homicide detectives have taken over investigating a shooting that killed a man near Washington Ave and North 15th early Friday morning.
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Alex Degman
November 03, 2019 - 3:20 pm
A woman shot last week in a north city AutoZone parking lot has died. Police Wednesday found 35-year-old Shanieka Byrd and a man in the parking lot of the AutoZone on North Kingshighway, both with gunshot wounds.
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Brad Choat
November 02, 2019 - 8:42 pm
RIVERVIEW (KMOX) - UPDATE: It appears domestic violence led to the deaths of two people in Riverview Saturday afternoon. St. Louis County Police say Artelia Harold, 48, and Bennie Whalen, 51, were found dead after they responded to a shooting call in the 200 block of Chambers Road around 1:30...
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Kevin Killeen
October 31, 2019 - 9:26 am
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) — Investigators are working to learn whether the man accused of killing Angie Housman acted alone. Based on DNA evidence, 61-year old Earl Cox was named as the suspect in Housman's killing in June. Just last week, a grand jury indicted him. Related: Angie Housman's accused...
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