An 18-year-old walking in the West End last night escaped serious injury despite being chased by a car and being shot at by the driver. The victim told police he was walking in the 1100 block of Union Boulevard at 10:45 p.m. when a dark green or black vehicle, possibly a Ford Taurus, began following ... More >>
Norman TammonsNorman Tammons has been charged with four counts of robbery and two counts of leaving the scene of an accident after he allegedly stole three cars Saturday in St. Louis and crashed all three vehicles within minutes. According to authorities, the 31-year-old from Centreville approa ... More >>
Three people were injured inside the same St. Louis home during three separate shootings.A north St. Louis home resembles a block of Swiss cheese this morning after gunmen fired shots into the residence on three separate occasions between Sunday afternoon and early this morning.The first shooting ... More >>
Image viaBring it, punks.Step to grandma, scoundrels and thieves, and she will Eff. You. Up. As told today by the Belleville News-Democrat: A couple of old ladies returned home in Fairview Heights when they realized there was a burglary in progress. One took out her cell phone and called 91 ... More >>
The Ford Taurus was the most-stolen vehicle in Missouri last year.The Missouri Insurance Information Service reports that 15,640 vehicles were stolen in Missouri in 2010. Nearly half (47 percent) of those vehicle thefts occurred inside the borders of St. Louis and Kansas City. The good news? The ... More >>
A 20-year-old man is dead after he was shot walking down the 1500 block of Washington Ave. (below) early this morning. St. Louis police report that Travis Parker was walking west down the street around 2:28 a.m. when a red Grand Prix drove by and stopped.
One man is dead and five other are hospitalized with gunshot wounds after four separate shootings in St. Louis over the past 24 hours.The first shooting occurred yesterday afternoon around 3:35 p.m. in the 4700 block of Louisiana (above). That's where St. Louis police report that 44-year-old Kenn ... More >>
Image ViaCops love donuts but not this kind.Just when you think crime and punishment in the metro east suburbs can't get anymore absurd (Taco Bell police chase, anyone?) a guy goes and escapes from the pink handcuffs of a female Brooklyn police officer.A 23-year-old man -- police declined to name ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsHave station wagon, will travel. Attention, unemployed journalists everywhere! Tom Uhlenbrock has figured out how you can keep your credibility and your expense account: Get hired by the government. OK, it might not work for everybody, but it worked for the veteran travel writer. ... More >>
en.wikigta.orgEver wonder how one of Detroit's finest automobiles became the stripped hoopty cruising down Kingshighway? According to data compiled by a Missouri insurance group, it's because the Show-Me State's car thieves love to swipe rides that were made in the USA.The most popular ... More >>
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