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Home where person of interest was holed up for hours.
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Brian Kelly
July 09, 2019 - 7:47 am
Madison, Il (KMOX)-One person of interest is in custody, another is being sought, after a Monday night triple shooting that ended the life of a 15-year-old boy. Madison Police Chief Nick Gailius tells KMOX officers were called to a home at 4th and Washington at about 7:40 p.m. "Officers that...
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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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police lights shine behind crime scene tape
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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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FILE - In this Feb.4, 2015 file photo, French comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala gestures to the media as he leaves a Paris court house. A French court has convicted Friday July 5, 2019 controversial comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala, found guilty in the past of anti-Semitism, on fraud and money laundering charges, and sentenced him to two years in prison. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
July 05, 2019 - 9:45 am
PARIS (AP) — A French court has convicted controversial comedian Dieudonne on fraud and money laundering charges and sentenced him to two years in prison. Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, who has previously been found guilty of anti-Semitism, was not present for Friday's verdict and sentencing to three...
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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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Kevin Killeen
June 20, 2019 - 5:05 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — One of the organizers of the group Cure Violence was in town, claiming the program could lower shootings and murders in St. Louis by 30% in one year. Marcus McAllister says the program works because it employs former criminals who know the town to counsel young people away from...
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Lewis Reed
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Kevin Killeen
June 20, 2019 - 4:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Aldermanic President Lewis Reed said his 22-year-old son survived an attempted holdup outside the family home by running away and hopping a fence. Reed said it's another example why the city needs to enact a crime prevention program called Cure Violence. "My God — we should have...
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(Andrew Lahodynskyj/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 17, 2019 - 5:35 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. Droves of Raptors fans ran from the shooting in a stampede from the City Hall square, which was packed with tens of thousands of fans. A million or more fans...
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