Crime

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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 29, 2019 - 10:28 am
Roorda says there are plenty of gun laws; the problem is the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is grossly understaffed. Roorda says they could disrupt the gun problem if they had more people. We need to enforce the laws on the books. On top of a lack of man power, St. Louis City Prosecutor...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 28, 2019 - 10:24 am
Alderman Jeffrey Boyd (D - 22nd Ward) joins the show to discuss tonight's town-hall on gun violence in the city of St. Louis. Alderman Boyd says we must take steps to combat gun violence by restricting access to semi-automatic weapons. He states that gun violence is a, "public health crisis"...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 28, 2019 - 9:44 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK/AP) - Governor Parson says, "It’s a society problem." Governor Parson says jobs and education must be a focus. He notes the community must come together; the answer isn’t increased gun control. There must be a focus on community and accountability. "These people need hope," the...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 15, 2019 - 7:49 am
St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Tony Messenger wrote a piece concerning a court case recently dropped by St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell. It was framed as Bell eliminating waste left by former county prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Jane Dueker is livid over the facts Messenger chose to ignore...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2019, file photo United Airlines jetliners pass each other at Denver International Airport in Denver. United Airlines is setting an earlier cut-off time when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from a previous ban lasting eight hours.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
August 13, 2019 - 6:17 pm
DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines is setting an earlier cutoff time for when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from the previous eight hours. The change in the rule — it's called "bottle-to-...
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July 26, 2019 - 10:55 am
OVERLAND, Mo. (KFTK) - An Overland man is accused of drunkenly firing 115 rounds into trees in his backyard facing a city park. Joseph Manley was charged yesterday with three felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon while intoxicated. A breathalyzer test showed his blood alcohol content was .148,...
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Mount Rushmore
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July 16, 2019 - 10:56 am
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top. The...
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Entercom
July 15, 2019 - 4:25 pm
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Federal marshals have arrested one of the suspects in a series of violent crimes at St. Louis light rail stations. The U.S. Marshals Service says Chris Brown was taken into custody Friday at a motel in the Kansas City suburb of Liberty. Brown was one of 12 people indicted in May...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
June 26, 2019 - 10:10 am
Alderman Bosley (Ward 3) says we have to do something to combat crime in the City of St. Louis. “We have to change the environment in St. Louis,” says Bosley. Bosley says we have to change the mindset, we have to put an emphasis on the respect for human life. He says we don’t need to point fingers...
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Bucklew Russell
Missouri Department of Corrections via AP
June 25, 2019 - 1:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri death row inmate who has received last-minute reprieves twice before over concerns about a rare medical condition is now scheduled to die in October. The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday set an Oct. 1 execution date for Russell Bucklew, who was convicted in the 1996...
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