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Cops: 13-Year-Old Driver Kills 3 Passengers by Crashing Car Into a Tree

A 13-year-old boy from Florissant, Missouri was charged with three counts of manslaughter Tuesday for crashing a car into a tree, killing three other kids in the car. Police say the teenager was speeding near houses at 1:45 a.m. Monday with two 13-year olds and one 9-year-old when he rammed a tree, causing the car to burst into flames. The names of those involved have not been released due to their age, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. A lone survivor was treated for unknown injuries Monday, according to Florissant police officer Steve Michael.

Man charged with murder in deadly double shooting in Pine Lawn

PINE LAWN, Mo. — A Berkeley, Missouri, man was charged Monday in connection with a deadly double shooting in Pine Lawn Friday evening. Trevontae Sain, 20, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action in connection with the deaths of 19-year-old Jacob Pierce and 24-year-old Markco Willingham.

2 people shot in St. Louis

An investigation is underway after two people were shot on Lucille Avenue near Riverview Boulevard. Both victims were conscious and breathing at the scene.

Woman shot in face in North City double shooting

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Police are investigating a double shooting in north St. Louis City late Monday night. The shooting took place in the 6000 block of Lucille at around 11:43 p.m. Police said a woman was shot in the face and a man was shot in the hand. Both are conscious and breathing. Police have no suspects at this time.

Two men shot in Alton, Illinois early Tuesday morning

ALTON, Ill. – Two men were shot early Tuesday morning in Alton, Illinois. Reports of a shooting in the Riverfront Park area were reported at approximately 12:47 a.m. Investigators said “several subjects met at this location, at which point an argument occurred. During the argument, several gunshots were fired.” The two men who were shot […]
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St. Louis County Prosecutor Will Not Enforce Missouri Abortion Ban

Moments after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, elected officials in several GOP states (including Missouri) rushed to criminalize most abortions. Some progressive prosecutors were nearly as quick to say they don't give a damn, including St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell. On Friday, Bell and 87 elected prosecutors...

Prices of fireworks skyrocket this holiday season

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - At Platinum Dragon fireworks stand in St. Charles, they’re preparing for a busy holiday weekend. But as prices soar across the fireworks industry, the locally owned company is working to ensure everyone can celebrate. “We understand economy’s high, inflation’s high, we want to have...

This Missouri man wants to give away $1 billion

Over the last month, I have written a series of articles on business leaders, celebrities, and entrepreneurs who have been giving back to the community. I like to spread good news stories, and readers enjoy these uplifting articles.

Clement H. “Clem” “Sonny” Koehnemann, Jr.

Clement H. “Clem” “Sonny” Koehnemann, Jr., age 89 of Highland, IL, died Monday, June 27, 2022, at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. He was born on Tuesday, March 07, 1933, in Vincennes, IN, the son of Clement and Elsie (nee Redford) Koehnemann. On...

Alton man charged with felony DUI

EDWARDSVILLE - An Alton man was charged with felony DUI after an incident June 25 in East Alton. James W. Ewing, 38, of the 2800 block of Residence, Alton, was charged June 27 with aggravated driving under the influence, a Class 2 felony; and aggravated driving under the influence while license revoked/suspended, a Class 4 felony.

Highland Home Destroyed By Fire Tuesday

The Highland-Pierron Fire Department was dispatched to respond to a possible house fire in a subdivision on Capilano Street just outside of Highland on Tuesday, June 28, at 1:59 am. The Highland Fire Department was paged simultaneously for automatic mutual aid. Fire personnel report, upon their arrival, there was significant...

Adam Wainwright Moves Closer To Milestone With Latest Win

The St. Louis Cardinals have been hit hard with pitching injuries, with the latest casualty being Jack Flaherty, who is back on the injured list with a shoulder strain. But in the wake of all the struggles, the Cardinals are lucky to have a certain guy they can always count on.