Probably the most talked-about crime in St. Louis this year was the murder of Megan Boken. Boken, a 23-year-old SLU graduate who had returned to town to play in an alumni volleyball game, was sitting in a parked car in the Central West End on a Saturday afternoon in August when a teenager opened the ... More >>
Shooting #1 went down in the Lewis Place neighborhood just before 8:30 pm, police say. A 20-year-old black male was walking east in the 4400 block of Evans Ave when a navy Doge Magnum started coming towards him, but stopped ahead of him near a group of 7-10 black males standing in a vacant lot ... More >>
With admitted dog-torturer Darick Dashon Stallworth set to be sentenced this morning, Stray Rescue has taken to Facebook to remind supporters to refrain from outbursts in the courtroom, no matter what sentence Stallworth gets.Dog-lovers showed up back in August to watch Stallworth plead guilty to th ... More >>
Police were called to the 5700 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood last night for a homicide. They found Ronald L. Fortune Sr., a 44-year-old black man lying in a parking lot just after 1:30 a.m. Fortune had been shot in the head and chest and was pronounced de ... More >>
The Humane Society of Missouri calls it one of the worst cases of animal abuse its task force has ever encountered. Yesterday the agency received a call about an injured dog near the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Hamilton Avenue. When task force members arrived a short time later, the ... More >>
Police were called to the 5500 block of Page Boulevard in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood just after 9 p.m. last night for a reported shooting. Witnesses told them two men, both 23-year-old black men, were sitting on the front steps of a house when a group of people drove by in a gold or tan Toyot ... More >>
A male suspect known on the streets as "Scarface" is in custody for the brutal torture deaths of five dogs in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood, according to Stray Rescue of St. Louis. The no-kill dog rescue group is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of those respon ... More >>
Darick Dashon Stallworth, 31, has been charged with three counts of felony animal abuse and two counts of misdemeanor animal neglect in the torture and death of five dogs at an abandoned house in the 5300 block of Wells Avenue in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood.
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOW. (Update: Stray Rescue doubled the reward amount to $10,000 late Thursday morning). All the major news outlets (KMOV, KSDK, KTVI, KMOX and the Post-Dispatch) are covering this grisly situation: On Tuesday, cops and members of Stray Rescue walked into an abandoned a ... More >>
Russell Deon Anderson, a 29-year-old black man, was stabbed in the chest in the 5900 block of Hamilton Terrace in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood (above) on Thursday, April 26. Anderson had been arguing with a 41-year-old black man over personal matters just prior to the attack. Anderson was taken ... More >>
Police were called to the Hamilton Heights neighborhood for a reported shooting. They found Patrick D. Cline, 36, dead in a car in the 5300 block of Wells Avenue at 9:30 p.m. Cline had been shot multiple times in the head and back. Police continue to investigate the case.Cline's death is the third h ... More >>
Police attempted to pull over a car driven by Edward Irons, a 34-year-old black man, who was driving the wrong way down a one-way street at 10:30 p.m. last night in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood. According to the police report, Irons lost control of his car and crashed into a fence. He jumped ... More >>
Police responded to a call about a shooting in the 1300 block of Granville Place in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood (above) at 12:25 p.m. on Friday and found an Oldsmobile Intrigue with roughly 30 bullet holes parked in front of an abandoned house. Inside was Devon Von Cahill, 26, who was prono ... More >>
Updated 9:55 p.m. February 8 to show cash-on-hand for Fred Wessels. For the record, his campaign finance report was filed on-time.
Twenty-second Ward Alderman Jeffrey Boyd announced yesterday that he is running for St. Louis treasurer, making an already crowded race even deeper.
Boyd, who has ... More >>
St. Louis police have little information to release this morning regarding a murder last night in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood of north St. Louis. Authorities responded to the 5400 block of Ridge (above) around 6:40 p.m to find 25-year-old Ronnie Pleasant Jr. shot inside a vehicle. Pleasant ... More >>
A masked gunman reportedly shot two men sitting in a pickup truck yesterday afternoon in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood of north St. Louis. The 1300 block of Semple as viewed from Page Avenue.According to police, the incident occurred around 3:50 p.m. in the 1300 block of Semple. Lance Bransco ... More >>
A 79-year-old St. Louis man fired upon a repo man yesterday in the 5300 block of Savoy Court (below) in the city's Hamilton Heights Neighborhood. According to police, a 34-year-old man was attempting to repossess the suspect's car when the elderly man pulled out a weapon and began firing. The rep ... More >>
Photo by Jennifer SilverbergCheryl M. Nelson -- NOT happy with St. Louis Public Schools AdministratorsOn August 27, 2010, city police officers walked into the office of Cheryl M. Nelson, an employee of Ford Elementary School in Hamilton Heights. They arrested her, informing her she was being char ... More >>
Police are investigating the apparent murder of a 71-year-old man discovered dead yesterday inside an auto restoration business at 1395 Hamilton (right) in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood of northwest St. Louis. Authorities responded to the building around 8:20 p.m. yesterday to check on the vi ... More >>
The U.S. Attorney's Office has charged two St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers with stealing drug proceeds and selling marijuana, among other crimes. The ten-count indictment was unsealed today.
The officers, Bobby Lee Garrett and Vincent Carr, were partners and detectives in th ... More >>