Crime

St. Louis County Police
Megan Lynch
August 08, 2019 - 1:48 pm
St. Louis, MO (KMOX) - Investigators say they're once again seeing an increase in credit card skimming at ATM's and gas pumps. St. Louis County Police say it's a crime that goes in cycles. "We've recovered about five of these in the last few months, so yes still very prevalent," says Sergent Mike...
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Alex Degman
August 07, 2019 - 9:43 pm
CLAYTON (KMOX) — The St. Louis County Police department is starting to roll out more than 1,000 cameras. 700 are wearable, 350 are going in patrol vehicles. A small circular camera on the officer's chest is connected to an Android device they wear inside their breast pocket. Data is constantly...
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August 07, 2019 - 5:17 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) — Two men are dead and two others wounded after a shooting that St. Louis police say is connected to a traffic accident. An SUV crashed and caught fire near Interstate 70 shortly after the shooting Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Col. Gerald Leyshock says two men who had been shot were...
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August 05, 2019 - 9:59 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - "Quit Tweeting and Facebook posting about the violence and do something about it!" That's the message from Better Family Life's James Clark as he kicks off his latest effort to protect children from violence. Clark wants 500 volunteers to wait with students at more than 200 bus...
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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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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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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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