Crime

(O'Fallon Illinois Police)
April 22, 2019 - 2:47 pm
0'FALLON, Ill (KMOX) updated Tuesday at 8:55 a.m. - Police in Memphis, Tenn. have arrested a O'Fallon, Ill. man who is wanted by police for questioning concerning the case of his wife's burning body which was found Monday morning. Andrew Montez McKissick's vehicle was recoginized by another law...
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(St. Louis Police)
April 22, 2019 - 1:37 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A St. Louis-area teacher is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill a 10-year-old boy he allegedly molested and the boy's mother. Deonte Taylor (photo above) pleaded not guilty to the charges last week in St. Louis. Prosecutors say Taylor molested the boy in 2015 at Lusher...
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Pure methamphetamine in rock from, known as ice, was photographed at the DEA's North Central Laboratory in Chicago.
(Photo by Anthony Souffle/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
April 22, 2019 - 12:21 pm
(KMOX) - While opioids continue getting many of the headlines, and deservedly so, an old scourge is making a big comeback in southern Illinois. "We're really starting to see in the last year or so," says Gateway Foundation of Carbondale Executive Director A'nna Jurch, "an increase in...
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(Riverside County Animal Services)
April 22, 2019 - 11:28 am
(KMOX) - Authorities in the Coachella, California area are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman shown on camera throwing a bag filled with seven tiny 3-day-old puppies into a dumpster behind an auto parts store over the weekend. Surveillance caught the woman dumping the pups into the...
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Keith Hill
St. Louis County Police Dept.
April 20, 2019 - 5:45 pm
SPANISH LAKE (KMOX/AP) - A 42-year-old north St. Louis County man is accused of beating his 63-year-old neighbor to death with a lamp before stealing his car. Police arrested Keith Hill early Sunday morning. He's since been charged with one count of second degree murder, one count of first degree...
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Police beacon light in the night
Dreamstime.com
April 20, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Missouri State Highway Patrol says St. Louis man attempted to cross West Florissant at Canfield
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Front view of police car with siren and windshield
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April 19, 2019 - 7:53 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) - A radio personality in St. Louis is facing sex-related charges. St. Louis County prosecutors on Friday announced that 77-year-old Harry Hamm was charged with second-degree statutory sodomy, incest, and possession of child pornography. Read the charging documents > Hamm, of...
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(Will Lester/The Orange County Register via AP, Pool)
April 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California couple who for years starved a dozen of their children and kept some shackled to beds were sentenced Friday to life in prison, ending a shocking case that revealed a house of horrors hidden behind a veneer of suburban normalcy. The conditions inside David and Louise...
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(Dreamstime, Police)
April 18, 2019 - 1:20 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Trenton Forster has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing former St. Louis Police officer Blake Snyder in October 2016. PHOTOS: Forster gives profanity-laced apology before receiving life in prison Forster, 20, was sentenced Thursday...
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