CRIME & SAFETY
Man accused of stabbing Panda Express worker over food quality in Missouri
The customer is also accused of punching a Panda Express worker in the head.
Police search for missing Florissant child
Authorities have issued an "Endangered Person Advisory" in the search for a Florissant child reported missing on Friday.
Burglars steal $35,000 in candles from a St. Louis storage unit
ST. LOUIS — Several downtown storage units were burglarized over the weekend. At least one tenant is calling on the facility’s owner to do more to protect their belongings. One of the tenants says burglars stole $35,000 worth of candles from his storage unit. They tore the door off to gain access and left a […]
Shooting leads to south St. Louis car crash; death
A car crash in south St. Louis leads to a homicide investigation. David Harmon, 30, was pronounced dead at an area hospital after crashing his car into another parked vehicle.
Man flees after allegedly stealing Lego sets from Arnold Target
Arnold Police are seeking a felony stealing warrant against a 33-year-old O’Fallon man, who allegedly stole $779.96 worth of Lego sets from Target, 3849 Vogel Road, police reported. Officers were called to the store at about 1:45 p.m. Nov. 25 when an employee confronted the man outside of the...
Weekly Safety Report: Termination, Kidnapping, Fentanyl Deaths, Forgery, Theft, and Vehicle Theft in St. Louis County, Missouri
This week in St. Louis County, Missouri, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include the termination of the Ballwin police chief, a DFS worker being kidnapped at knifepoint, a mother's claim that her son died from fentanyl in mismarked pills, a business losing a significant amount of money due to a forged check, a man suspected of stealing from a convenience store, and the owner of a tow company being charged with stealing vehicles.
Pressure mounting on St. Louis police
The pressure is mounting on St. Louis police to reveal their technological capabilities. Some spy tools may curb crime.
70-year-old fights off carjacking by pulling teen suspect from driver's seat
FLORISSANT, Mo. — A 70-year-old driver was sitting in the driver's seat of a car parked at a QuikTrip Monday when a teenage carjacker forcefully pulled him from the car and took his seat. That's when the driver pulled the same move, removing the attempted carjacker from the same seat.
Retiring Webster Police Chief Honored
Webster Groves Police Chief Dale Curtis, who has served 26 years with Webster Groves and is retiring at the end of the year, was honored Tuesday night at city hall. Capt. Greg Perks presented Curtis with an honorary badge during a retirement celebration. Perks will serve as interim chief while the city conducts a nationwide search for its next chief of police.
Man freed after 11 years in prison sues St. Louis, detectives who worked case
A St. Louis man who spent 11 years behind bars for a killing before his conviction was overturned is suing the city and detectives who worked on his case.
St. Charles ATM heist unraveled in high-tech crime trail
An ATM heist mystery, seemed like the perfect crime until St. Charles Police came back with five suspects from Texas. The plot unraveled in a fascinating trail of crime-fighting technology.
Vehicle slams into Woodstock Lounge on E. Broadway
Alton police were called to a crash early this morning as an SUV heading east on Broadway crossed the middle lane, left the road and slammed into the side of the Woodstock Lounge. The building, located at 638 E. Broadway, had damage to the corner as bricks from the structure...
Jefferson City Correctional Center inmate died on Friday, autopsy to be performed
The Missouri Department of Corrections announced that an inmate died at the Jefferson City Correctional Center. A press release from the department stated that Othel Moore, 38, died Friday at 9:23 a.m. at the prison. Moore was serving a 30-year sentence for second-degree domestic assault, possession of a controlled substance,...
St. Louis man tells police NCIS agent told him to steal electrical transformer
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (First Alert 4) - A St. Louis man is accused of stealing electrical transformers and selling them for scrap, telling police in one case an individual with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service told him to do so. St. Louis circuit attorneys on Saturday charged 43-year-old Vincent A....
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings, Murders, and Increasing Violent Crimes Plague St. Louis
This week in St. Louis, Missouri, several incidents occurred, including a man found shot and killed in his car, a murder suspect arrested after parents found their son with a fatal head wound, a woman charged in a repo man's murder, a man attempting suicide while in police custody, an increase in violent crimes, and a man found guilty of carjacking. These incidents highlight the ongoing safety concerns in the city.
Final day for felony marijuana expungements
The deadline for misdemeanors to be expunged is June 8 and felonies are required to be wiped clean by Friday.
Collinsville Man Sentenced For Home Invasion and Robbing Military Veteran
EDWARDSVILLE - Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Haine announced Thursday that a jury has convicted a 27-year-old Collinsville man of home invasion for twice breaking into the home of a military veteran and robbing him. The jury returned the verdict on Wednesday afternoon against Jaleen Gladney, finding him guilty...
Ballwin Police Chief Dismissed from Position Following Unanimous Vote by City's Board of Aldermen
Ballwin's Police Chief, Douglas Schaeffler, is no longer employed by the city following a unanimous vote by the city's board of aldermen. This decision comes months after Schaeffler was placed on administrative leave. The city remains tight-lipped about the reasons behind these actions.
Fingerprint on cigar wrapper helps St. Louis Police ID suspect in carjacking of Uber driver
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (First Alert 4) - A fingerprint on a cigar wrapper helped St. Louis Police identify a man now charged in two armed robberies, including the carjacking of an Uber driver in August in the Old North St. Louis neighborhood. Court records show 18-year-old Cortez Bass was charged...