Crime

July 09, 2019 - 10:06 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis County Police Department is defending itself after a video was posted showing two officers forcefully arresting a man who was carrying a young child. In a Facebook post, police say the man was wanted for assaulting the child's mother, damaging property in her home...
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(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
July 09, 2019 - 8:09 am
MADISON, Ill. (KMOX) - The Major Case Squad is investigating a triple shooting where a 15-year-old was killed in the Metro East, Monday night. Authorities have one person in custody and are looking for a second person of interest. KMOX is Brian Kelly was on the scene near the 1500 block of 4th...
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Kevin Killeen
July 08, 2019 - 12:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis Fire Department chief says paramedics are seeing so many bodies and so much bloodshed that they're quitting faster than he can hire replacements. Twenty of the 55 paramedic positions in the city are vacant. Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says in a 12-hour shift, a...
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July 08, 2019 - 8:16 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - An analysis of police data shows that violent crime in St. Louis has become deadlier in the past decade or so and the use of guns is on the rise. The study by University of Missouri-St. Louis criminology professor Janet Lauritsen and criminology doctoral candidate Theodore Lentz...
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Brad Choat
July 06, 2019 - 3:40 pm
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) - St. Louis County Police say five adults were found dead inside an apartment in the 1900 block of Chambers, around noon Saturday. Police chief Jon Belmar is hoping somebody who knows something will come forward and help investigators, "Anytime we have a scene like this...
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July 05, 2019 - 10:44 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - Gunfire across St. Louis has left one man dead and injured a dozen other people, including a 12-year-old girl who was shot in the side of the head. Related: Warnings of 'Unhealthy' air quality across St. Louis this morning Police say nine shootings occurred during a six-hour...
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In this eight photo combo group issued Friday July 5, 2019, by Britain's West Midlands Police, showing members of a modern day slavery ring in the UK. The modern day slavery gang members originally from Poland, convicted shown are, top from left, Ignacy Brzezinski, Wojciech Nowakowski, Jan Sadowski, Marek Chowanic, and bottom from left, Marek Brzezinski, Julianna Chodakiewicz, Natalia Zmuda and Justyna Parczewska. Reporting restrictions were lifted Friday, July 5, 2019, allowing details to be published about the group who have left more than 400 victims.(West Midlands Police via AP)
July 05, 2019 - 9:53 am
LONDON (AP) — Details about what prosecutors have called one of Britain's largest-ever modern day slavery rings have emerged with the conviction of eight people originally from Poland. Prosecutors say more than 400 victims were forced to work for minuscule wages while their masters earned some 2...
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July 03, 2019 - 2:07 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Missouri city of Ferguson needs to make more progress on police and court changes to comply with a consent decree spurred by the 2014 fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, federal officials and an independent monitor told a federal judge Tuesday. Independent monitor Natashia...
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police lights do not cross line
July 03, 2019 - 10:21 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - Four people are recovering after a drive-by shooting overnight at the same market North County Police Cooperative officer Michael Langsdorf was killed at. It happened at the Wellston Food Market, shortly before midnight Tuesday. The four people wounded were taken to local...
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Officer Michael Langsdorf
St. Louis County Police
July 02, 2019 - 5:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a second man has been charged with the murder of North St. Louis County Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf. Related: Dine out tonight to support fallen Officer Langsdorf's family Tuesday’s announcement by St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell comes just a day...
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