Crime

Sam Masterson/KMOX
Kevin Killeen
August 02, 2019 - 4:08 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger faces sentencing next week, after pleading guilty to a bribery scheme involving political donors. In a pre-sentencing memorandum, the U.S. Attorney's office asks the judge to lock up Stenger in federal prison from 37-to-46 months--a...
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Stock image of someone breaking into a car.
(Dreamstime)
August 02, 2019 - 2:29 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis County Police are warning residents to lock their cars, and don't leave the key fobs in them, as car thefts have jump 39 percent for the year. Through the third week of July, 746 vehicles were stolen in St. Louis County, compared to 536 at the same time last year...
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August 01, 2019 - 3:50 pm
(KMOX) updated 7:15 a.m. Friday — Did your phone buzz yesterday afternoon about the Amber Alert in Missouri? Turns out it was a false report from the mother herself. The alert was issued near Rolla, Mo. for Allison Summerford and her infant son around 2 p.m., Thursday. However, they were found safe...
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St. Louis Metropolitan Police Dept. / KMOX
July 31, 2019 - 9:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- Three people have been charged in connection with a burglary-turned-standoff in north St. Louis Tuesday morning. 17-year-old Loyse Dozier is accused of breaking into a home in the 4800 block of Bessie and holding some of the people inside against their will. Everyone eventually...
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Boy Scout Troop 708 / Facebook
July 31, 2019 - 8:17 pm
FENTON (KMOX) -- A Fenton Boy Scout troop says it's heartbroken over the theft of its trailer. Troop 708 says its trailer full of camping gear was stolen -- it took years to gather enough money to buy the trailer and everything that was inside, and they don't have the money to replace it. They...
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Nicolas Diemel and Justin Diemel
Clinton County Missouri Sheriff's Office
July 31, 2019 - 5:00 pm
SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) — Authorities who had been searching a Missouri farm for two missing Wisconsin brothers announced Wednesday that human remains have been found there, more than a week after the pair disappeared during a trip for their livestock business. Clinton County Sheriff Larry Fish said the...
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capital one
AP Photo/Elise Amendola
July 30, 2019 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country’s biggest credit card issuers, Capital One Financial, is the latest big business to be hit by a data breach, disclosing that roughly 100 million people had some personal information stolen by a hacker. The alleged hacker, Paige A. Thompson, obtained Social...
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woman who peed on potatoes at walmart
West Mifflin Police Department
July 30, 2019 - 12:52 pm
(KMOX) — Police in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania are trying to identify a woman who is accused of urinating on potatoes at the local Walmart. Police recently released images from surveillance video on the department's website. The images are dated around 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. The images depict a...
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Nicolas Diemel and Justin Diemel
Clinton County Missouri Sheriff's Office
July 30, 2019 - 11:52 am
BRAYMER, Mo. (AP) — Heavy rains in recent days slowed the search for the bodies of two Wisconsin brothers who have been missing in Missouri for more than a week but law enforcement agencies are following multiple leads in the case, a sheriff said Monday. Several law enforcement agencies have...
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swansea bank robbery suspect
Swansea Police Department
July 29, 2019 - 3:47 pm
SWANSEA, Ill. (KMOX) — Just after 11 a.m. Monday, a black man walked into the Bank of Springfield in Swansea, Illinois, and handed the bankteller a note demanding money. According to police, the note also suggested the man was armed. The teller complied and the man left by foot with an undetermined...
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