wesley bell

(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
August 09, 2019 - 10:19 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) - Michael Brown Sr. called a news conference to announce he will "demand" St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell to reopen the case of the fatal shooting of his son by a police officer five years ago. "I am here today in front of you all and the world to demand someone look at...
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In this Aug. 2, 2019, photo, Michael Brown Sr., father of Michael Brown, who was killed on Aug. 9, 2014, by a white police officer, speaks during an interview in St. Louis. In the aftermath of the shooting, Brown Sr. said he was so angry that every time he spoke he "started feeling changes” in his body. He eventually turned the anger into activism and today works with youth and counsels others who have lost loved ones to violence. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 09, 2019 - 2:59 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Mayor James Knowles III was doing volunteer cleanup work at the Ferguson Farmers Market when he got a phone call that a teenager had been fatally shot by a police officer . Videographer Chris Phillips, who lived in the apartment complex where 18-year-old Michael Brown was...
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St. Louis Country Prosecutor Wesley Bell unveils "The Bell Plan."
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
July 17, 2019 - 11:16 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Is it fair for the St. Louis County Prosecutor to ignore hundreds of dollars worth of unpaid parking tickets, which he acquired in government-issued vehicle? That's the argument happening on KMOX and in the public after reports of Wesley Bell's outstanding bills with the City of...
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St. Louis Country Prosecutor Wesley Bell unveils "The Bell Plan."
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
Michael Calhoun
May 24, 2019 - 1:43 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell says the investigations are over -- and there'll be no criminal charges related to the deaths of two inmates at the County Justice Center this year. Bell called the deaths of Lamar Catchings and John Shy "tragic" and "abhorrent" and, in...
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Kevin Killeen/KMOX
May 01, 2019 - 2:11 pm
LADUE, Mo. (KMOX) - Ladue Police officer Julie Crews, who shot a woman after an alleged shoplifting incident, has been charged with second-degree assault. St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell announced the charge during a press conference, Wednesday. The victim from the April 23 incident in the...
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Kevin Killeen
April 22, 2019 - 3:51 pm
ST. LOUIS--(KMOX) --The county prosecutor wants former KMOX Entertainment Editor Harry Hamm to remain locked up until he faces trial on child sex charges. Prosecutor Wesley Bell filed a motion asking that Hamm's original $250,000 cash-only bond be raised to no bond. Judge Richard Stewart scheduled...
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Wesley Bell
Photo supplied/Wesley Bell for St. Louis County Prosecutor campaign
January 22, 2019 - 7:21 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMOX) — Missouri's Attorney General would have power to prosecute local crimes if local prosecutors refuse to act on police reports under a measure filed in the state legislature. The bill, from St. Louis County Representative Jim Murphy (R-Oakville), is prompted by the decision of...
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
January 11, 2019 - 10:16 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A prosecutor said Friday that he won't seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store. Wesley Bell, who took over as St. Louis County prosecutor this month, told The Associated...
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St. Louis Country Prosecutor Wesley Bell unveils "The Bell Plan."
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
Kevin Killeen
January 08, 2019 - 2:00 pm
CLAYTON, MO (KMOX) - St. Louis County's new prosecutor holds his first news conference, highlighting his plans to keep non-violent offenders out or prison, but ducking questions on other issues. "We're here to talk about The Bell Plan," Bell began, addressing a Justice Center rotunda crowded with...
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Wesley Bell
Photo supplied/Wesley Bell for St. Louis County Prosecutor campaign
Brad Choat
January 06, 2019 - 7:55 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — Saint Louis County's new prosecutor is asking for "patience" from the public.​ Wesley Bell posted on Facebook Saturday that he wanted to set the record straight about proposed reforms. Bell said his transition team created a working document to begin internal discussions and...
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