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August 12, 2019 - 5:51 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Defense attorneys argue a southern Illinois man shouldn't be convicted of murder in a 2-year-old boy's beating death because no prosecution witnesses could say how the child was injured. Gyasi Campbell's lawyers said during closing arguments of his trial Monday that the...
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Pamela Hupp's mugshot after alleged suicide attempt with ink pen.
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August 12, 2019 - 4:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A St. Charles County woman who admits killing one person — and has been suspected of two other murders — is sentenced to life without parole. Pam Hupp was in court today, and KMOX's Kevin Killeen was there. Hupp looked thinner, gray-haired and humbled ... sitting silent in an...
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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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Stock image of someone breaking into a car.
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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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