CRIME & SAFETY
Fenton Man Opens Fire After Fender Bender in Tower Grove South, Police Say
Matthew Senechal is being held in the City Justice Center without bond
Victim ambushed while taking out trash, multiple suspects involved
A man was robbed while taking out his trash on November 25 around 10 p.m. The 37-year-old victim was tossing out his trash when he was approached by someone asking for the time.
Woman arrested after severe frying pan beating
WOODSON TERRACE, Mo. — A St. Louis County woman is charged with beating a man with a frying pan. Nicole Mullins, 33, faces assault charges and is being held on a $75,000 cash-only bond. A neighbor called police Saturday afternoon to let them know about the incident. Officers arrived...
St. Louis Cardinals Sign Pitcher Sonny Gray Amidst Rising Crime in Central West End Neighborhood
Catch the latest St. Louis news update as police hunt for a group linked to a series of armed robberies in the Central West End neighborhood. Also, the Cardinals sign pitcher Sonny Gray to a $75M contract. Plus, two men face murder charges in Hazelwood.
18 Rescued From Early Morning Fire In Webster Groves
Investigation continues as to the cause of a three-alarm fire in Webster Groves that displaced 18 occupants early Sunday morning, Nov. 26. At approximately 5 a.m. on Nov. 26, the Webster Groves Fire Department responded to an alarm at 705 Laclede Groves Road, home of the Laclede Groves Lutheran Senior Services community.
Early morning fire breakout at St. Louis retirement home
Firefighters are currently battling a fire at the Laclede Groves retirement home in Webster Groves, St. Louis. The incident began around 5 a.m. this morning.
Area Crime Reports – Published November 24, 2023
• On Nov. 9 at 2:13 p.m., a suspect was arrested at West County Center for shoplifting $185 in merchandise and for an outstanding warrant. • On Nov. 11 at 7:37 a.m., a traffic stop at 1183 Colonnade Center resulted in a fugitive warrant arrest. • On Nov. 12 at...
More allegations emerge about former Missouri police officer charged with assaulting arrestees
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities allege a former suburban St. Louis police officer charged with sexually assaulting several arrestees also covertly took photos of people in public bathrooms. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 34-year-old Marcellis Blackwell, of St. Louis, is not charged with the latest allegation. But federal prosecutors discussed the covert photographing allegation Monday in seeking to have him remain jailed until his trial. Blackwell had worked for the North County Police Cooperative for just over a year when he was charged with sexually assaulting arrestees. He allegedly took some people he arrested to isolated areas before he turned off his body camera and abused them.
Cahokia Heights residents ask county, state law enforcement to patrol ‘unsafe’ streets
CAHOKIA HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOV) - After a string of murders and shootings, former leaders and residents in a Metro East city are asking for the Illinois State Police and St. Clair County Sheriff deputies to patrol their streets. The Cahokia Heights Police Department reported several serious crimes in the last...
St. Louis Police Investigate Possible Connected Armed Robberies
• St. Louis police are investigating a series of armed robberies that occurred over the weekend. • Some of the robberies may be connected. • Two of the robberies took place in the Central West End, within blocks of each other and about 40 minutes apart.
Former Maryland Heights Councilman Gavin Park killed in crash
This happened on northbound Highway 141 near Creve Coeur Mill Road.
Reaction to Murder Charges in the Killing of Hazelwood Hotel Manager
Discover the reactions of family and friends to the murder charges laid against two men accused of killing a beloved Hazelwood hotel manager. Learn about the tragic incident, the bond set for the suspects, and the legacy left behind by the victim.
Vandalism Forces Temporary Closure of Beloved Neighborhood Free Library in Florissant
A beloved free library box in a Florissant neighborhood has been vandalized, leaving young readers and the founder, a retired critical care nurse, devastated. The incident has sparked community action, with security measures being put in place to protect the cherished local resource.
St. Peters man charged in road rage shooting on I-70
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A St. Peters man was charged Saturday after investigators said he shot into a woman’s car while driving on I-70 in St. Charles. Theodore Campbell has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action, according to court documents. Investigators said...
1 dead after car fire in North City
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - One person died Monday in a one-vehicle accident turned car fire in North City, according to the St. Louis police. The accident was at the intersection of Hall Street and Adelaide in north St. Louis before 6 p.m. on Monday. According to the St. Louis Fire Department, there was one car on fire with a person trapped inside.
Overnight pursuit involving multiple police units in north St. Louis ends near Riverview
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - St. Louis City and County Police were on an overnight pursuit in north St. Louis Tuesday morning. The vehicle they were chasing, a white Audi, was traveling on I-70 and Riverview, followed by a string of police cars just after 3:30 a.m. The chase went through city streets and interstates. At around 4 a.m., MoDOT cameras showed the pursuit around I-270 and Old Halls Ferry. At this time, as many as eight police vehicles were seen chasing the suspects.
St. Louis resident found dead in fatal house fire
A St. Louis resident was discovered deceased in a fatal fire in the 7900 block of Water. The victim remains unidentified.
Man to spend 18 years in prison for killing of teen in St. Louis City
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Monday for the murder of a teen that happened in St. Louis City in 2020. Tevin Collins, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action. He was originally charged with first-degree murder but the charges were reduced as part of a plea agreement.
Accused dogfighter evades jail thanks to surprise plea
A former dogfighting suspect dodged jail with probation Monday. Brian Maclin was scheduled for a bench trial Monday when he suddenly offered a blind plea to a judge and received probation for crimes FOX 2 first told you about in 2022.
Niece dedicated to solving the 37-year-old cold case of her aunt's St. Louis disappearance
ST. LOUIS — “I was actually only 7, and it’s crazy that I remember all the details,” Melissa Daus told Dateline. “It just altered our lives.”. Melissa’s aunt, 34-year-old Nancy Brannon, disappeared in St. Louis, Missouri, at the end of November in 1986. “It happened right around Thanksgiving,” Melissa said. “So for many years, we did not celebrate Thanksgiving, even Christmas.”