A 19-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the head downtown by an unknown gunman, according to police. The man and another 19-year-old were stopped at a red light around 1:15 a.m. Monday morning at N. 10th Street and Convention Plaza after a party at the Ramada Inn.
Last week, at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, officers in St. Clair county were called to the scene of a traffic crash where nine-year-old Fabian Teson had been hit while riding his bike. The boy was struck on Lorraine Drive in an unincorporated area of Cahokia -- and the driver was nowhere to be seen whe ... More >>
We're no judge and jury, but things don't look good at all for 18-year-old Clem Keveion Russell and 22-year-old Karon Tyrone Hardin. You'll recall our mention yesterday of the Jack-in-the-Box robbery that took place on Tuesday night at 4201 South Kingshighway. At about 10:30 pm, two youn ... More >>
Police say two women in their 20s were found shot to death in an apartment in the Oakmont Townhomes Complex in the 1600 block of Northwinds Drive. [UPDATE 12:17 p.m.: Police have identified the victims as Tasheerra Johnson, 29, and Claudia Williams, 30. The murders have been characterized by polic ... More >>
One man is dead and three others are injured after they were ambushed while driving early Saturday morning. Police say Daryl Haywood, 26, was driving eastbound on I-70 with three other men his car, then exited at Grand Boulevard at 2:10 a.m. While they were heading south on Grand, another vehicle pu ... More >>
A man who told police he was shot by persons looking for drugs just after midnight yesterday has died from his wounds.Darrell L. Leach was outside his home in the 1300 block of Montclair around 12:20 a.m. October 20 when he was shot in the hip. Police say that Leach, 25, told them that men in a g ... 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 >>
Image viaFlava Flav does not approve of violence at Club FlavaMetro east police officials have long argued that late-night violence at East St. Louis bars and clubs is largely to blame for the city's crime woes. After this weekend, the cops have yet another piece of evidence to back up their clai ... More >>
Two car chases in St. Louis led to crashes and the death of at least one innocent motorist in the past 24 hours. The first accident happened just before 7 p.m. Thursday. That's when St. Louis police say that the Upland Parks police department pursued a Dodge Stratus into city limits. The chase proce ... More >>
Bosnian refugees found safe haven in St. Louis in the 1990s. Many are on the move again -- this time to the suburbs.