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A group of people holding signs supporting Planned Parenthood during a pro choice demonstration.
© Traci Hahn | Dreamstime.com
March 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man accused of trying to burn down a Planned Parenthood clinic in February now faces new charges. Wesley Brian Kaster was originally charged March 4 with maliciously damaging a building owned by an organization that receives federal financial assistance. The...
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St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
December 21, 2018 - 4:37 pm
ALORTON, Ill. (KMOX) -- The man accused of setting fire to the mayor of Alorton's home has been arrested and charged. Prosecutors say 19-year-old Yadarius Crawford set fire to Mayor JoAnn Reed's home December 3rd while she was inside. The fire broke out around 1:00 that morning and took...
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Police photo
August 29, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Home was set on fire Saturday in Swansea with 11 people inside - 6 were children, including 2-week-old.
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KMOX file photo
June 07, 2018 - 8:24 am
The fires have all occurred in the late evening or early morning hours at homes that have no working utilities.
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Sadie is the Belleville Fire Department's new accelerant detection K-9.
(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
Brian Kelly
May 01, 2018 - 12:10 pm
'Sadie' combs the scene of a house explosion, two days after joining department.
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