Crime

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February 22, 2019 - 9:45 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Catholic priest who has admitted abusing as many as 30 youths in Illinois, California and Missouri over 25 years faces new charges. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 74-year-old Fred Lenczycki, of the Chicago suburb of Berkeley, Illinois, was charged Thursday in St. Louis...
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February 22, 2019 - 9:22 am
Paul Garcia was charged Thursday with being a felon in possession of a firearm and faces up to a decade in prison if found guilty.
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 The Missouri Capitol Building is bathed in red,white and blue lights as the inaguration party for new Governor Eric Greitens is about to begin in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 9, 2017.
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February 22, 2019 - 9:06 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri judges could ignore mandatory minimum sentencing laws for some nonviolent offenders under a bill passed by the state House. House members on Thursday voted 140-17 to pass the bill . It now heads to the Senate, where Republican Majority Leader Caleb Rowden says...
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February 22, 2019 - 9:02 am
ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) — An 85-year-old Missouri man who fatally shot his wife and didn't call for medical help has been sentenced to five years of probation. Edwin Hipp, of Arnold, was placed on probation as part of a plea deal in the April 2016 death of his wife, 82-year-old Irma Hipp at their home...
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February 22, 2019 - 8:53 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 68-year-old Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to receiving disability payments intended for her mother, who died nearly 50 years ago. Federal prosecutors say Marsha Gail Coy, of St. Peters, received more than $230,000 in the scheme. She pleaded guilty Thursday to bank...
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February 21, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Coach Todd Shelton was shot as he and his fiance drove past the intersection of Airport Road and Evergreen Boulevard.
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
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February 21, 2019 - 7:54 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old man accused of killing a woman and wounding two others at a Catholic store in Missouri has pleaded not guilty. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Thomas Bruce, of rural Jefferson County, entered the plea Wednesday after waiving arraignment. Prosecutors say that on...
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February 20, 2019 - 4:33 pm
That amount of meth is worth about $12,700,000, CBP said.
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Tom Franklin
February 20, 2019 - 1:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The Missouri Attorney General will be investigating the case of a "daycare fight club" caught on video in St. Louis. Eric Schmitt's office served a civil investigative demand Tuesday to Adventure Learning Center. He's seeking information about the late 2016 incident where kids...
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February 20, 2019 - 10:19 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping that some good can come from the cellophane-wrapped marijuana brick that was dropped in a Springfield donation bin. The Springfield News-Leader reports that responding officers estimated that the pot had a street value of $3,000. Big...
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