On Wednesday, a 77-year-old Godfrey, Illinois, man and his wife were walking down their street when they noticed an outdoor faucet spraying water. Worried that it might be accidentally on or broken, they decided to alert the residents, neighbors they were acquainted with. While talking to one woma ... More >>
In 2007, James Kuehnlein, then a St. George police officer, made headlines after his bosses fired him over comments he made, caught on tape, taunting a driver. He reportedly said, "You want to try me? You want to try me tonight? You think you've had a bad night? I will ruin your ****ing night." He ... More >>
Randy Miller, a 48-year-old New Athens, Illinois, resident, got into an argument with his girlfriend last week -- prompting him to strike her in the leg with a crowbar, according to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. He then picked up a hammer and hit her on the head, cops say. It gets wor ... More >>
Is it safe to buy stuff on Craigslist? Not if you're responding to the ads of Christopher Duffy, 22, and Devion Russell, 20, who police say twice plotted robberies via St. Louis Craigslist -- luring victims with promises of a used car and then robbing them at gunpoint. Police have charged the tw ... More >>
Eckert Mathews, a 51-year-old Granite City resident, decided on Monday that he did not want his brother, Royal Mathews, living with him anymore. After informing him that he should move out of the residence on Maryville Road, he then began hitting him. The victim was knocked to the ground -- and ou ... More >>
A homeless man was seriously injured in a fire attack last night in the Marine Villa neighborhood. The victim told police he was sleeping in an alley in the 3900 block of Illinois Avenue (above) when someone doused him in gasoline and set him ablaze. The victim ran, and was helped by two decent huma ... More >>
The owner of Union Market (1916 North Union Boulevard in Wells-Goodfellow) was locking up the business last night at 1:15 a.m. when someone emerged from the darkness of the gangway. The newcomer had a gun, and started shooting -- but so did the businessman. Both men fired several rounds, and the sho ... More >>
According to The Daily Beast, Washington University is a premiere institution for hitting the books or getting hit over the head. Using data from the U.S. Department of Education, the blog used incidents of murder, robbery, assault, burglaries, and car thefts between 2008 and 2010 to populate their ... More >>
Elite Daily bills itself as "The premier online destination for aspiring men and women of Generation-Y," which explains why I'd never heard of it. (I'm far too old and not nearly as aspirational as I used to be.) These young go-getters made a list of "The Most Dangerous Colleges To Go To," and our t ... More >>
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Gladney in a wheelchair two days after the alleged assault.Nearly two years after the fact, a trial is finally underway regarding a dust-up that occurred following a health-care forum in south St. Louis County. As you'll recall, Kenneth Gladney was handing out Tea Party swag outside a town hall m ... More >>
Victoria's Secret: It's all sexy angelic fun -- until some crazy nine-month-pregnant customer starts beating on the store manager.It's not every day, surely, that Victoria's Secret has to call the police over a customer who's responded violently to the store's return policy. And it's not every da ... More >>
Fox 2Carlos BolesAs you've likely heard by now, one of the U.S. marshals shot yesterday while trying to arrest a suspect yesterday in St. Louis on drug and assault charges is now dead. John Perry, 48, succumbed to a bullet wound around 7 p.m. Tuesday at Saint Louis University Hospital. Another ma ... More >>
Elvin Craig died Monday evening from injuries suffered during a beating earlier this month. Witnesses told police that they saw three male suspects running from the scene around 8:30 p.m. November 5 in the 3600 block of Penrose. The 69-year-old Craig had been struck in the head and was taken to a ... More >>
David Thornton was inside the split-family home he rented with his girlfriend Monday night when three gunmen burst through the door, shooting him in the back. The murder happened just after dark in this flat in the 3800 block of Compton, a distance from Chippewa.
St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced today that his office has charged Sunset Hills police officer Christine Miller with four counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of second-degree assault for the March 21, 2009, crash she caused which killed four people.Shortl ... More >>