"Let's have a black day." "Let's make the jail cells more colorful."
These are statements that St. Louis County Police Lieutenant Patrick Hayes allegedly made while encouraging other officers to specifically target black residents for arrests, the Post-Dispatch reports.
Police spokesman Randy Va ... More >>
Update: St. Louis county police have announced that Florissant resident Jerrin Brown, 32, has been charged in the homicide of Paul Moore, a twenty-year-old who, as we reported yesterday, showed up to a gas station early Sunday morning with gunshot wounds -- and soon after died. Our original coverage ... More >>
The number of people seeking concealed-carry permits has jumped in St. Louis county -- by a lot.
In St. Louis and across Missouri there's been a lot of talk about concealed-carry permit holders in recent weeks. Statewide, a debate has erupted about the privacy of concealed-carry applicants, and in ... More >>
Donald Crangle, a 52-year-old gun instructor in St. Louis County, is accused of conducting inadequate concealed-carry training classes and falsifying documents in the process. His arrest has raised questions about what to do with thousands of gun owners who got certificates through his allegedly sho ... More >>
One man was arrested and another was taken to the hospital after an accidental shooting in Affton last night.
There aren't a whole lot of details yet, but St. Louis county police say it's a clear example of the dangerous consequences of improperly handling guns.
"If you're going to own a weapon, ... More >>
On Sunday night, Denise Cooke, 29, decided to get a few drinks.
Only problem was she had her nine-year-old son with her. But Cooke allegedly went out anyway, leaving him alone at the Stratford Inn in Fenton. And authorities may not have discovered him at all, if it weren't for the woman's clothes a ... More >>
In 2011, as heroin deaths surged in St. Louis County, folks from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse non-profit teamed up with state officials and county law enforcers to launch the "Not Even Once" campaign. The point was to let young people know -- through speeches, moive and bus ads ... More >>
Let's begin with what Rachel Armstrong of South St. Louis County allegedly did back on November 21, according to police spokesman Randy Vaughn: While putting her 92-year-old grandmother to bed, Armstrong became convinced the old woman was a demon or had a demon in her. So Armstrong threw her down an ... More >>
Yesterday at about 1:45 pm, a "person" walked into the U.S. Bank at 110 South County Center Way. We say "person," because St. Louis County Police believe it was a man dressed as a woman. (More on that in a second.) The bandit passed a note to teller saying s/he was armed. The teller gave the bandit ... More >>
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 >>
Earon A. Rivers, a 17-year-old from North St. Louis County, has been charged with murdering the Imo's Pizza deliveryman who was found slumped over his steering wheel on Monday night in Dellwood. Rivers, a resident of the 10000 block of Bon Oak Dr. just east of Dellwood, has just been charged with se ... More >>
Last evening, St. Louis County police got a call about a man slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle on the 1600 block of Mowbry Lane in Dellwood. Officers arrived at 7:10 pm to find 39-year-old Brian W. Johnson of Spanish Lake, an Imo's Pizza deliveryman, already dead. He'd been shot once un ... More >>