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Police: Shots fired at North City gas station after suspect pulls gun at officer

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A 32-year-old man is in custody after he reportedly pulled out a gun at an officer while at a north St. Louis gas station late Wednesday night. Just before 9:30 p.m., patrol officers were alerted to a Ford 250 seen in the Walnut Park West neighborhood that was wanted for felonies. The 32-year-old driver parked at the gas pumps at a gas station on Goodfellow and went inside. He was then approached by officers as he exited the building.
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Ludene J. Rice (June 27, 2022)

Ludene J. Rice (nee Schluter) of Saint Peters, MO (formerly of Camdenton, MO), passed away on Monday, at the age of 91. Ludene was preceded in death by her husband, Doan Rice; her parents Harold and Beulah Schluter; and her son, Randy Hargis. Ludene was the devoted mother of Ronald (Judy) Hargis, Gary (Debbie) Hargis, and the late Randy Hargis. She was the treasured sister of Bob (Sandra) Schluter and Ray (Julia) Schluter. She was the caring stepmother of Janet Horner, Bill (Colleen) Jones, Peggy Wolford, the late Connie Barker (Rice), and the late Bob Rice. She was the loving grandmother of Jessica Roy and Michael Hargis. She was the beloved step-grandmother of Lori Menne, Aaron Menne, Jason Menne, Heather Yost, Stephanie Rice, and the late Tiffany Rice. She was the cherished great-grandmother of Mackenzie, Brody, Noah and Jemma. She was the loved step-great-grandmother to many more. A dear aunt, cousin, and friend to many.

Cardinals Bullpen surprises Naile with signed champagne bottle

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KFVS) - Charleston native James Naile seems to be getting more comfortable with his role as a Cardinals reliever. His nerves have settled a bit, in part thanks to the St. Louis pitching staff. Naile said some of his fellow teammates recently surprised him with a special...
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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.
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Alleged Serial Killer Will Stand Trial in Kansas City

A Bellefontaine Neighbors man accused of killing four people in St. Louis and two in Kansas was transferred today from Federal Custody in St. Louis to Jackson County, where he will stand trial for a seventh murder he is accused of committing there. In November, the FBI described Perez Reed...

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.

3 standout performances in Cardinals series with Marlins

The Cardinals appeared to get their flow back despite several key players on the injured list. The Cardinals took two of three in their series against the Marlins. The St. Louis Cardinals were one out away from a sweep of the Miami Marlins Wednesday evening. But, thanks to a blown save from Ryan Helsley, they were only about to take two of three on the series.