Cops are still trying to piece together what happened last night after two stolen vehicles crashed, leaving one of the drivers dead. At 12:27 am Monday, St. Louis County police received a call from a woman reporting a carjacking, according to department spokesman Randy Vaughn. She'd parked her 2010 ... More >>
An unidentified man escaped serious injury after being hunted by gunmen on I-70 Sunday night. The driver, a 23-year-old black man, told police that he was driving near Kingshighway and West Florissant Avenue just after midnight when noticed he was being followed by a blue Dodge Charger.He entered I- ... More >>
Scipio Aduke Vaughn, a 33-year-old black man from Centralia, Illinois, was killed during a robbery in the Carr Square neighborhood just after midnight on July 15. According to police, Vaughn and two other men were driving in Vaughn's car when a gray Dodge Charger pulled up next to them in the ... More >>
A bachelor party in the downtown St. Louis loft and nightclub district turned violent last night. According to police, a 28-year-old man attending the pre-wedding bacchanalia got into a fight and was shot in the lower back around 11:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Washington Avenue (above) ... More >>
Sixteen-year-old Clayton Newell, a sophomore at Francis Howell North High School, is dead and three other teens seriously injured after the group was allegedly "hill jumping" in a vehicle Monday night along a rural road in St. Charles County. None of the teens injured in the one-vehicle crash Mon ... More >>
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John Wesley Jones appeared in court this afternoon to enter guilty pleas to armed robbery and related firearms charges in a record money heist last summer in St. Louis.
According to court documents, in the early morning of August 2, four ... More >>
No presidential pardons in the STL. Hey St. Louisans, what do you have to be grateful for this Thankgiving? How about that you survived the holiday -- literally. The same cannot be said for four people killed in separate acts of violence over the long weekend in place that is not -- we repeat NOT ... More >>
A record heist. A jail break. And now a kidnapping? Who says sequels are never as good as the original?The FBI announced today that two teenage girls believed to be related to one of the suspects in August's multi-million robbery of ATM Solutions were kidnapped and held for ransom this week. Four ... More >>
Prosecutors say Ms. Wright done wrong, may have to forfeit her Hummer.The United States Attorney's Office announced this afternoon that a grand jury has indicted two St. Louis area women in connection with the armed robbery of ATM Solutions that netted thieves several million dollars in cash. Acc ... More >>
They were out joyriding in a red Dodge Charger when two kids from East St. Louis -- ages 12 and 13 -- allegedly stopped by a home in rural East Carondelet, Illinois, and fired a flare. The device caught a shed on fire with the flames quickly moving on to the home. Inside were 13 dogs -- a dozen mini ... More >>
John Wesley JonesThe man found to have a gun and at least $250,000 in cash in the trunk of his Dodge Charger after a police chase Tuesday, has been charged with federal weapons charges. John Wesley Jones, 36, has not -- at this point -- been charged with the theft of as much as $11 million from A ... More >>
Sorry, Mr. McQueen. You and your boys just can't compare to the ATM Solutions robbers.The suspect arrested following a police chase yesterday had approximately $250,000 in cash hidden away in the trunk of his Dodge Charger, according to this morning's Post-Dispatch. Officials believe the suspect ... More >>
St. Louis police report that they were re-canvassing the neighborhood surrounding the 4400 block of Evans this morning when they spotted a Dodge Charger they believe may have been involved in yesterday's robbery of ATM Solutions.
The suspect was arrested after crashing his Dodge Charger at Compton ... More >>