murder

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Digital Content Producer
October 16, 2019 - 12:35 pm
(KFTK) — Missouri has the nation's third-highest murder rate, according to a recent report from SafeWise . From 2013 through 2017, murder rates in the state have risen 61%, the State of Safety report mentioned. Missouri averages 7.9 murders for every 100,000 people. However, during this time span,...
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Associated Press
October 08, 2019 - 3:04 pm
EUREKA, Ill. (AP) — A 9-year-old child accused of causing a mobile home fire that killed three children and two adults in central Illinois has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder. The juvenile also was charged with two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, the (Peoria...
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Associated Press
October 07, 2019 - 11:41 am
DALLAS (AP) — The judge who gave a hug and Bible to a former Dallas police officer after she was sentenced 10 years in prison says she watched the woman change during her murder trial and wants her to live a purposeful life. Judge Tammy Kemp said Monday that she hadn't previously given a defendant...
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Pamela Hupp
Associated Press
October 04, 2019 - 3:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The 2011 murder of an eastern Missouri woman is getting new scrutiny. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Andy Binder on Friday confirmed an investigation by the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis in the death of Betsy Faria. It is the latest development in a string of...
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(Marion County Sheriff's Office)
Digital Content Producer
September 17, 2019 - 11:37 am
OCALA, Fla. (AP/KFTK) - Authorities in central Florida say they believe they’ve found the remains of four young children just hours after their mother was found slain in Georgia. The mother and children were missing for six weeks and police say they suspect the woman's husband killed all five of...
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Pamela Hupp
August 12, 2019 - 5:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri woman was sentenced Monday to life in prison without parole for killing a mentally disabled man, apparently as part of a complicated plot to divert attention from an unsolved homicide from several years earlier. Pamela Hupp, 60, of the St. Louis suburb of O’Fallon,...
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rose atop grave
July 26, 2019 - 11:14 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Funeral arrangements have been set for the 21-year-old Ole Miss student from St. Louis who was murdered outside of her college town. People gathered for a vigil at Lindbergh High School Thursday night to mourn Alexandria “Ally” Madison Kostial. She graduated from there in 2016. A...
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Officer Michael Langsdorf
St. Louis County Police
July 02, 2019 - 5:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a second man has been charged with the murder of North St. Louis County Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf . Related: 9 area restaurants giving 100% of tonight's profits to fallen Ofc. Langsdorf's family (MO State Highway Patrol) Tuesday’s announcement by St...
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Pamela Hupp
June 19, 2019 - 4:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting that prosecutors had evidence to convict her of killing a mentally disabled man in what authorities believe was part of a complicated plot to divert attention from another homicide case. Pamela Hupp of O'...
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Jorge Rios
Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office
April 12, 2019 - 11:49 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (KFTK) — After police arrested and charged a 33-year-old man for the murder of a New Jersey woman , news has surfaced that the suspect was in the U.S. illegally and was deported twice before. Authorities deported Jorge Alberto Rios-Doblado to his home country of Honduras in 2003...
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