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Man, dog shot in neighborhood near Fenton

WEST COUNTY (KMOV.com) -- A man and a dog were shot Sunday in west St. Louis County, police said. The shooting happened in the 600 block of Greenhurst Court after 3 p.m. The man was transported to the hospital to get treated, police said. His condition is unknown. St. Louis...
FENTON, MO
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Man charged in connection with 2021 homicide

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office charged Albert Payton of St. Louis in connection with an August, 2021 murder. Payton, 39, is charged with attempted robbery, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm. Police did not say he was charged with murder. The incident...
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Alabama man convicted of killing 3 in southwest Illinois in 2019

BETHALTO, Ill. — An Alabama man was convicted Friday of killing three people in southwestern Illinois during a multistate crime spree. A jury in Madison County needed less than an hour to return the verdict against Brady Witcher, who faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison. Shari Yates,...
BETHALTO, IL
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PD: Child shot in north St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A girl was shot Sunday, police said. The shooting happened in the 4800 block of Bessie Avenue in the Penrose neighborhood around 6 p.m. Police said the girl, whose exact age has not been confirmed, was shot in the arm but is conscious and breathing. A...
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Safe, saws stolen from Eureka landscaping supply company

Police are investigating the theft of a safe and two Stihl concrete saws from Kirkwood Material Supply West, 5151 Hwy. 109, in Eureka. The safe had more than $300 in it, and the total loss for the three items, plus the money, was $3,309.63, Eureka Police reported. An officer was...
EUREKA, MO
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Marquette Homes Project Coming to Dutchtown

There’s great news in Dutchtown as we enter 2022: Lutheran Development Group has received funding for Marquette Homes, a transformative project that will bring 60 new and rehabbed affordable housing units to the neighborhood!. What Is Marquette Homes?. The Marquette Homes project includes 14 buildings and lots that will...
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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St. Louis' own Maya Angelou honored as the face of the Quarter

St. Louis' own Dr. Maya Angelou, the writer, poet, performer, social activist, and teacher became the first Black woman to appear on the quarter-dollar, the U.S. Mint announced early last week. An act of Congress in 2020 under Public Law 116-330 section was passed this month to ratifying an amendment approving redesign of the coin.
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Churches adjust, turn to technology to combat Omicron surge

ST. LOUIS — The recent surge in the Omicron COVID-19 variant has prompted St. Louis-area churches to, once again, revisit their attendance and health-safety policies. Christ Church Cathedral Pastor Kathie Adams-Shepherd preached to an empty house Sunday, unless you count the 28 people watching the live stream on their website and Facebook Live.
SAINT LOUIS, MO

Surge in COVID hospitalizations makes transfers difficult

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The current surge in virus cases in Missouri driven by the spread of the highly contagious omicron variant is straining hospital capacity and making it difficult to transfer patients to larger hospitals. Kellie Meehan told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that she can hear the desperation...
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Arnold files suit to clarify state gun law

The city of Arnold filed a lawsuit to clarify portions of Missouri’s controversial new gun law. The lawsuit was filed Jan. 5 in the Jefferson County Circuit Court and says the gun law, which was passed in June and is called the “Second Amendment Preservation Act,” is vague and confusing, hampers criminal investigations, is contrary to state and federal law and possibly restricts the hiring of qualified law-enforcement candidates.
ARNOLD, MO

Cracking the case of the ‘woke’ prosecutor

One of the most puzzling conundrums about “progressive” prosecutors — who favor de-prosecution and de-carceration — is to ascertain their motivations. What are these elected chief prosecutors thinking when they unilaterally decide not to enforce the law? And why, even as murders increase in the big cities they police, do they continue to support these policies without shame?
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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