Fenton, MOKMOV

5 injured in Fenton boating accident

FENTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Five people were injured in a boating accident Saturday night. Fenton fire told News 4 they were originally called out to a water rescue at George Winter Park on the Meramec River when they located a boat in distress. Multiple crews are currently on the water assisting with the rescue.
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Saint Louis, MOKMOV

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

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- 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.
Clinton County, ILKMOV

Bear spotted wandering Clinton County

CLINTON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- A bear has been spotted in Clinton County Saturday afternoon. According to the Clinton County Sheriff's Office, the black bear is currently in the southwestern portion of the county. Officials believe it is the same bear spotted in the Waterloo area earlier this week. Illinois...
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Festus man, Valles Mines woman hurt in crash north of Imperial

A Festus man and a Valles Mines woman were injured early this morning (June 12) in a two-vehicle accident on I-55 at the 187 mile marker between Imperial and Arnold, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. At 12:57 a.m., Dennis P. Murphy, 56, of Festus was driving a 2005 Dodge...
Troy, ILTelegraph

Troy man sentenced for accepting illegal gratuities

TROY — The former water treatment manager for the city of Mascoutah has been sentenced for accepting illegal gratuities. Richard Lowell Jones, 60, of Troy, was sentenced to three years’ probation, with the first 6 months on home confinement. According to court documents, Jones was the city water treatment manager...
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Saint Louis, MOSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

Court to decide fate of dogs that severely injured St. Louis FedEx driver

An Illinois judge on Tuesday is expected to decide the fate of two American Bulldogs that severely injured a FedEx driver from St. Louis, an Illinois sheriff said. The driver, Paul Gmoser, was bitten on the arms, legs and torso and was so severely injured he had to be flown by helicopter to a hospital in St. Louis, Calhoun County Sheriff William Heffington said Saturday.
Missouri State70 West Sentinel

O’Fallon man injured in one-car crash on I-44 in Franklin County

James M. Openlander, 49, of O’Fallon, sustained serious injuries in a crash on I-44 Friday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Openlander was driving a 2013 Volkswagen Passat eastbound on I-44 at 7:46 p.m. when he traveled off the left side of the roadway near the 256 mile marker.
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...
High Ridge, MOabc17news.com

Man drowns, another taken to a hospital in water rescue

BYRNES MILL, Missouri (KMOV) — 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.
Saint Louis, MOKMOV

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

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- 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.
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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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Popeyes to open location in Eureka, McDonald’s grand opening set

Eureka residents who “love that chicken from Popeyes” will soon no longer have to venture outside the city to satisfy their craving. A Popeyes restaurant is scheduled to be built on a vacant lot at 80 Hilltop Village Center Drive. The Eureka Board of Aldermen on June 1 unanimously approved...
Madison County, ILTelegraph

Three face aggravated DUI charges

EDWARDSVILLE — T\hree people were charged in Madison County Thursday with aggravated DUI in separate cases. Lucas S. Sims, 22, of East Alton, was charged June 10 with aggravated driving under the influence while licenses suspended, and aggravated driving under the influence, both Class 4 felonies. The case was presented...
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