CRIME & SAFETY
Woman accused of abandoning daughter at Galleria, then resisting arrest
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KMOV) - A woman is accused of abandoning her 7-year-old daughter at the Galleria before she resisted arrest. Vivian Wilson, 31, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child and resisting arrest. Police say the incident happened on Friday. A security guard called police, saying Wilson...
Endangered person advisory issued for missing St. Louis County woman
ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- The St. Louis County Police Department is searching for a missing 21-year-old woman with a diminished mental capacity after she left her apartment Saturday and hasn’t been seen since. Penny Daughtery was last seen at her apartment Saturday in the 1600 block of Westport Cove...
Man found fatally shot inside car in St. Louis Monday afternoon
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis police's Homicide Division has been requested after a man was found fatally shot inside a car Monday afternoon. St. Louis Police Sgt. Charles Wall said officers responded to a call just before 2:30 Monday afternoon regarding a shooting near the intersection of Page Boulevard and Vandeventer Avenue, near the border of the city's Vandeventer and Grand Center neighborhoods.
Northwoods police officer accused of assaulting customer who tried to steal from Walgreens while working as security guard
ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A Northwoods police officer was suspended from the department after an incident at a Walgreens last week while he was working department-approved secondary as a security guard in St. Louis city. An incident report from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department alleges a customer at the...
St. Louis man charged for touching himself in a Hazelwood park
Residents' daily tranquility was disrupted in a local park as a man from the community was charged with a concerning act. Just as unsettling, locals have repeatedly seen the man in the park following his release. These events have raised community concerns regarding safety, prompting heightened vigilance. The narrative now unfolds as a once peaceful neighborhood adapts to these recent incidents.
St. Louis County, Missouri: Tommy Boyd Taken Into Custody by Local Law Enforcement
On the evening of 21st September 2023, the Social & Digital Media Director Vera Clay from St. Louis County, Missouri, announced that notorious person of interest Tommy Boyd was successfully located and apprehended. The arrest took place without any foreseeable incident in the 7300 hundred block of Watson Road.
Offender serving 30-year term for enticement of a child walks out of St. Louis hospital, recaptured later the same day
Offender Tommy Boyd, DOC No.526454, was recaptured and returned to the custody of the Missouri Department of Corrections after briefly escaping from St. Louis Mercy Hospital South. Boyd had been at the hospital for emergency medical treatment. On Thursday, Sept. 21, at approximately 4:04 a.m., Boyd made his escape from...
Suspect in officer-involved shooting dies
The man who was involved in a shootout with police in Affton last week has died.
Jakorren Riley Charged with First-Degree Murder in St. Louis
Jakorren Riley, 25, was indicted last week by a St. Louis grand jury for a suspected retaliatory murder. He faces charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action after Levi Henning's fatal shooting near his home in June.
Police detain 2 minors, disperse large crowds after Hazelwood high school football game
HAZELWOOD, Mo. — Hazelwood Police officers responded to a call about a fight in progress at Hazelwood West High School after a football game Saturday. Hazelwood East High School and McCluer High School just finished a game on the Hazelwood West campus. The people involved in the fights are believed to be students of both of those schools, says Lt. Norman Mars of the Hazewood Police Department.
Acts of Violence and Tragedy Unfold on Sunday, September 24 in St. Louis
On Sunday, September 24, St. Louis encountered an eventful day under mostly cloudy skies, with incidents ranging from violent to tragic. A late-night shooting occurred past 11 PM on Saturday on King’s Highway, leaving one man dead from gunshot wounds. The police have yet to identify any suspects or motives.
Charges issued in fatal shooting in south St. Louis Friday evening
ST. LOUIS — Two people, including a 16-year-old, were taken into custody Sunday in connection to a fatal shooting that happened Friday evening in south St. Louis. St. Louis Police Sgt. Charles Wall said Monday afternoon that officers spotted a car Sunday that homicide investigators were looking for near Keokuk Street and Louisiana Avenue. Officers tried to stop the car and started a pursuit after the drivers did not stop. The pursuit ended near Jefferson and Allen avenues, where 21-year-old Joshua Conley and a 16-year-old boy got out of the car and ran away.
Arnold woman loses $5,500 to check forgery
An Arnold woman lost $5,500 when someone stole a $50 check the woman had written to a business and placed in a mailbox. The alleged thief then altered the check for the larger amount and stole the money from the victim’s account, police reported. A 51-year-old Arnold woman told...
3 face federal charges in April armored car robbery in Overland
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) - Three men have been indicted on federal charges in the April robbery of an armored car at a supermarket parking lot in Overland. The two-count indictment handed down this week in the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri charges David C. Greenwade, Phillip K. Smith and Herman L. Woods with interference with commerce by robbery and use and carry of a firearm during a crime of violence.
Police Are Investigating St. Louis Jail Death as ‘Criminal’
The oversight board has been told to stand down — but no other details
Case dismissed against Chesterfield man who gave money to 'Sound of Freedom' film
ST. LOUIS — A case against a man was dismissed Monday after he was arrested on a charge relating to a child kidnapping in St. Louis. The Chesterfield man was arrested on July 23, 2023. He was charged with accessory to child kidnapping and released on his own recognizance.
2-vehicle rollover crash Sunday in north St. Louis
We're working to learn more about a two-vehicle crash late Sunday night in north St. Louis. It happened at Natural Bridge and Glasgow avenues.
Police investigating 'Speakeasy' bar and restaurant break-in
Police are investigating a burglary at a bar and restaurant in the Walnut Park East neighborhood of north St. Louis.
WG Police Investigating Attempted Theft Of Vehicle Sunday Morning
The Webster Groves Police Department is investigating the attempted theft of a motor vehicle that occurred Sunday morning in Old Webster. Police responded to the incident at 8:07 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, in the PNC Bank parking lot, 135 W. Lockwood Ave. The reporting party and a witness told...
A ride. A free hotdog. A job application. Just some of the things officials say an escaped convict got on his day of freedom
ST. LOUIS, Missouri (KMOV) -- Officials gave First Alert 4 new information about the path of an escaped convicted sex offender. Tommy Boyd, a two-time sex offender, managed to evade authorities before being recaptured. His escape Thursday triggered an extensive manhunt, leaving local residents on edge. First Alert 4 Investigates has confirmed that the two corrections officers responsible for his supervision are no longer on duty.