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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

St. Louis Police Officer Christopher Childers Accused of Trying to Tase Cop Driving Patrol Car

Posted By on Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 5:46 PM

A St. Louis police officer tried to tase a fellow cop who was driving their patrol car down Washington Avenue, according to new criminal charges. Officer Christopher Childers, 34, attempted zap the female officer with his department-issued Taser on February 26 as they drove near the Thirteenth Street intersection...

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Andrew McKissick Charged With Murder, Arson After Wife Burns to Death

Posted By on Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 3:53 PM

Andrew McKissick, whose wife was found burning to death Monday in the Metro East, has been charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery and aggravated arson. The 36-year-old was captured late Monday night in Memphis and has been held in the Shelby County, Tennessee jail as a fugitive from justice....

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Hero Student Drives SUV Through St. Louis Area High School on ACT Test Day

Posted By on Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 12:39 PM

In an act of selflessness that would bring a tear to the eye of even the most hardened cynic, a Francis Howell Central student reportedly drove an SUV through the front doors of the school early Wednesday morning, resulting in its closure on the very day of ACT testing....

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Ex-St. Louis Police Officer Terri Owens Gets Probation in Bribery Scheme

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 2:43 PM

A former St. Louis cop was sentenced today to five years probation for her role in a crooked chiropractor's bribery scam. Terri Owens, 57, was paid by Central West End chiropractor Mitchell Davis and wife Galina Davis to provide accident reports. The couple used the reports to solicit crash...

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Don’t Freak Out, But a St. Louis Bat Tested Positive for Rabies

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:56 AM

It was bound to happen eventually. Now that local bats are coming out of hibernation, KMOV reports that the first rabid bat of the year has been confirmed by the St. Louis County Health Department. And while the Health Department takes this opportunity to caution animal owners about keeping...

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St. Louis Is a Top-10 City for New College Graduates

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:30 AM

St. Louis is among the ten best cities for new college graduates in 2019. That's according to a new study from Smart Asset, which looked at data for the 108 largest cities in the U.S. with an eye toward which would be best for young people just getting started...

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Andrew McKissick Caught in Memphis After Wife Sherry Billups Burned to Death

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 9:58 AM

Andrew McKissick, the husband of an Illinois woman who was burned to death yesterday, has been arrested in Memphis. The 36-year-old was booked into the Shelby County Jail in Tennessee this morning after a multi-state manhunt.  McKissick's wife, 35-year-old Sherry Billups, was discovered on fire outside of her car...

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St. Louis Is One of the Most Mosquito-Infested Cities in the U.S.

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 9:09 AM

St. Louis bites. A new study by the pest control company Mosquito Squad ranks St. Louis in the top ten nationally for cities affected by mosquitoes. The company looked at the number of services it provided last year, as well as those from its sister company, Thermacell. By its rankings,...

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Illinois Must Act to Shore Up Abortion Rights — in Part, to Save Missouri Women

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 9:01 AM

Across the country, states are cutting off access to abortion services, denying women the essential reproductive health care they need. Emboldened by the Trump administration’s Supreme Court picks, conservative lawmakers are growing more and more confident that Roe v. Wade will be overturned — and they’re already taking steps...

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Gunman Pistol Whips 79-Year-Old During Brutal South City Home Invasion

Posted By on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 at 5:13 PM

A burglar in a skull mask repeatedly pistol whipped a 79-year-old man during a violent home invasion, authorities say. St. Louis police released footage of the frightening attack this afternoon as they hunt for the gunman. The attack happened about 1 p.m. on Friday in the 3600 block of...

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