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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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Ladue Schnucks
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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January 02, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Bell's spokeswoman Josi Nielsen would say only that, "There have been some changes this morning and Mr. Bell wishes them all the best.''
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Photo supplied/Wesley Bell for St. Louis County Prosecutor campaign
Brian Kelly
January 02, 2019 - 6:32 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — For the first time in 28 years there's a new person behind the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's desk...and Wesley Bell is wasting no time going to work. Bell says he was in the office at 6 a.m. yesterday morning, just six hours after being sworn in. He tells KMOX that...
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Scales of justice
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December 18, 2018 - 1:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Supporters of criminal justice reform are questioning a move by assistant prosecutors in St. Louis County to join a police union, as well as the timing of the vote just weeks before a change-minded prosecutor takes office. Assistant prosecutors and investigators voted Monday to...
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