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4 people younger than 18 arrested after robbery at gas station leads to deadly shooting

MADISON, Ill. — Four people under the age of 18 were arrested and charged in connection with the deadly Monday morning shooting of a man in Madison, Illinois. In a press conference, the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis announced 17-year-old Derek Miller was charged with first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated discharge of a firearm in connection with the shooting death of 35-year-old Gerald Wiley.
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Saint Louis, MOSupermarket News

Schnuck Markets to close another converted Shop ’n Save store

This month, Schnuck Markets plans to shut down an underperforming store in Shrewsbury, Mo., marking the second former Shop ’n Save location to be shut in 2021. St. Louis-based Schnucks said Friday that it won’t renew the lease on the 77,000-square-foot Shrewsbury store, slated to expire on Nov. 13. Plans call for the location, at at 7057 Chippewa St., to close permanently at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 2.
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High Ridge, MOKMOV

Man drowns, another taken to a hospital in Big River water rescue

BYRNES MILL, Mo. ( -- A man drowned in the Big River and another was taken to a hospital Friday. The High Ridge Fire District said teams were sent to Byrnes Mill City Park on Byrnes Mill Road for a water rescue on the Big River. Crews said a woman said her brother got caught in the undertow of the river and got swept away. Another person went in to try to get the man and then had to be rescued and taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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Madison, ILTelegraph

Teen sought in connection to Madison murder

MADISON — One teen, still at large Friday afternoon, has been charged as an adult and three others have been charged as juveniles in the June 7 shooting death of a Madison man. The charges come after about 20 investigators from the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis participated...
Saint Louis,

CDC investigating heart inflammation following COVID-19 vaccine

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold an emergency meeting next week to discuss a higher than usual number of cases of heart inflammation reported following COVID-19 vaccinations. The CDC has identified 226 reports of a heart condition called myocarditis following the shots in...
Saint Louis,

Teen shot after allegedly stealing tip jar in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo., (AP) — A 16-year-old boy is hospitalized in stable condition after being shot soon after allegedly stealing the tip jar at a St. Louis restaurant and being confronted by a customer. The shooting happened Thursday after the teenager and an acquaintance were asked to leave the restaurant...
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Teen shot while trying to steal tip jar from south St. Louis restaurant, police say

ST. LOUIS — A 16-year-old was shot in the stomach after police said he tried to steal a tip jar from a south St. Louis restaurant Thursday evening. Police said the teen and an acquaintance caused a disturbance at Utah Station, which is a restaurant in the 1900 block of Utah Street in the Benton Park neighborhood. They were asked to leave and on the way out, the teen stole the tip jar, according to a police report.
Saint Louis,

Ex-Dojo Pizza Owner Loses Appeal in Sex Crime Case – St. Louis, Missouri

Former Dojo Pizza Owner Lauren Copp, Convicted of child pornography, but lost his appeal. Copp claimed his conviction was unjustified because he was not allowed to show a photo of his penis during the 2018 trial. A former karate teacher claimed that there was a bruise that did not match the sitting photo of a sex crime found on his computer. Except for the actual photo, he said he could have had his former selmate testify about the bruise.
Saint Louis, MOKMOV

Man arrested after teen shot while fighting customer who intervened in tip jar theft, police say

ST. LOUIS ( -- A teen was shot in the stomach Thursday afternoon after allegedly stealing a tip jar and assaulting a customer at a south St. Louis City restaurant. According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, a 16-year old and another teen were causing a disturbance inside Utah Station restaurant, at the corner of Utah Street and Wisconsin Avenue in the Benton Park neighborhood. When the teens left, police say, the 16-year old stole a tip jar.
Jerseyville, ILTelegraph

Bypass work resuming Monday

JERSEYVILLE — Workers on Friday could be seen preparing equipment for the next phase of work on the Delhi Bypass in between Godfrey and Jerseyville. The Illinois Department of Trnasportation has announced that work laying concrete pavement for the project will resume on Monday, from just south of Delhi Road to Stagecoach Road.
Saint Louis, MOSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Notorious Missouri' recounts some of state's worst crimes

James W. and Vicki Berger Erwin start their bloody account in 1817, when future U.S. Sen. Thomas Hart Benton killed one Charles Lucas in a duel on the aptly named Bloody Island, just off St. Louis. The two centuries in “Notorious Missouri: 200 Years of Historic Crimes” end a bit...