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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(St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office)
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August 27, 2019 - 10:43 am
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KFTK) - Police have charged a teenager for allegedly hiding the gun used to kill Illinois State Police Trooper Nick Hopkins last week in East St. Louis. Al Stewart Jr., 19, of East St. Louis, knowingly concealed physical evidence by hiding a .40 caliber Glock handgun in the...
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Officer Nick Hopkins was shot and killed Friday in East St. Louis
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August 23, 2019 - 12:54 pm
The shooting Friday was the second of an Illinois State trooper this month.
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(Harrison Keegan/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 8:15 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police in Springfield, Missouri, said they arrested a man who showed up at a Walmart store carrying a rifle and wearing body armor, terrifying shoppers who fled from the store. Springfield police posted on Facebook that "an armed individual" was arrested Thursday. No shots...
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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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July 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm
(KFTK) -- A suspect tried hiding from police, but was found after passing gas so loud that the Liberty Police Department were able to "sniff him out". The suspect was wanted for possession of a controlled substance in Clay County near Kansas City, but unfortunately for him the list of controlled...
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(St. Louis County Police)
June 24, 2019 - 8:56 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK/AP) - Police departments around the area are morning the loss of a police officer who was shot and killed, responding to a bad check complaint at a food market in north St. Louis County. North County Police Cooperative Chief John Buchannan says officer Michael Langsdorf, 40,...
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Missouri State Highway Patrol car
Missouri State Highway Patrol
June 05, 2019 - 12:25 pm
CAMERON, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a man who shot at a trooper and two people in other vehicles along an interstate died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The St. Joseph News-Press reports the patrol identified the man who died after the shootings on Friday as 26-year-old...
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