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Union hosts layoff informational meetings for hundreds of Granite City U.S. Steel workers
GRANITE CITY, Ill. — Hundreds of steel and iron workers in the Metro East are trying to figure out what's next. Workers were temporarily let go from U.S. Steel Granite City Works and will likely be off the job for several months. Two weeks ago, U.S. Steel announced it...
ISP Squad Car Struck Assisting Motorist In Granite City On I-270
– On September 30, 2023, at approximately 7:20 p.m., Illinois State Police (ISP) officials investigated a two-vehicle traffic crash involving an ISP Trooper’s squad car on Interstate 270 Eastbound, just west of the Missouri state line, Granite City, Madison County. On the above date and time, an ISP Troop...
Proposed class action alleges Granite City issues fines without proper notice of infractions
EDWARDSVILLE – A Granite City resident is suing the city for allegedly fining him $600 without proper notice over a broken-down vehicle parked on a public street. Plaintiff Kevin Link filed a class action lawsuit in the Madison County Circuit Court against the City of Granite City. According to...
Former Metro East cop, already facing local charges, federally indicted on civil rights charge
ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A former Venice, Illinois, police officer was federally indicted in September on a charge accusing him of assaulting a man in handcuffs. The officer was previously charged in St. Clair County with aggravated battery and official misconduct stemming from an incident when he worked for the Washington Park Police Department.
Former Illinois police officer accused of assaulting handcuffed man
A former Metro East police officer was indicted late last month on a federal charge accusing him of assaulting a man in handcuffs. Justin Gaither, 33, of Venice, was indicted on Sept. 27 on one count of deprivation of rights under the color of law. The indictment said Gaither assaulted...
Police: Man beats woman to death with hammer, then kills self in south St. Louis
ST. LOUIS — A woman and man are dead after a murder-suicide in south St. Louis Saturday afternoon. According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, at about 3:20 p.m. Saturday, a witness went to a home in the 4800 block of Germania Avenue to check on the victim and the suspect after not hearing from them.
Police chased woman 7 miles with husband clinging to car hood
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (WTVO) — A woman was charged after allegedly driving seven miles through a construction zone with her 31-year-old husband clinging to the hood of the car after the couple got into an argument. According to the Berkeley Police Department, Stephanie Boyd, 38, “got into a verbal...
Body of deceased man discovered in U-Haul truck in south St. Louis #crime #stlouis
Discover the chilling details of a shocking discovery in south St. Louis. A lifeless body found in a U-Haul sparks a complex investigation. Unravel the mystery and delve into the heart of crime in this gripping report. #crime #stlouis.
Christian revival planned in Granite City, Oct. 5-7
The local missionary ministry “United to Revive” is preparing for a three-night event in Granite City’s Wilson Park. It's free and open to all. Director Amanda Goltz tells The Big Z why they chose Granite for their October fifth through the seventh gathering:. Goltz says a meal...
Man charged for punching St. Louis County hospital worker for offering to bring him food, prosecutor says
CREVE COEUR, Mo. — A St. Louis man is charged for reportedly punching a Mercy Hospital St. Louis worker in the face. Cody Hess, 30, faces a third-degree assault charge for the incident, which took place on Sept. 26 at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur. According to the St....
Former rideshare driver pleads guilty to kidnapping, rape
A former Lyft driver appeared in St. Louis Circuit Court on Monday to plead guilty to the 2019 kidnapping and rape of a young woman.
Man charged with shooting at St. Louis police
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man who was shot by police on Saturday has now been charged with allegedly opening fire at the officers. The shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 30 in the 3800 block of Shenandoah Avenue, located in the Shaw neighborhood. According to Sgt....
Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing Lyft driver in north St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday for killing a Lyft driver in 2021 in north St. Louis’ Baden neighborhood. Torian Wilson, 19, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action. He was originally charged with first-degree murder. He was 17 at the time of the killing.
Seller beware: BBB warns of new online scam
ST. LOUIS — Shopping online has always brought security challenges, but the Better Business Bureau is currently warning people who sell on sites such as Facebook Marketplace to be aware of a new fraud scam. The BBB released screenshots from St. Louis-area residents who filed complaints about messages they’d...
Olathe police ask for help finding endangered teen girl who may be headed to St. Louis
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1 dead in shooting at Hazelwood gas station Saturday night
HAZELWOOD, Mo. — A man died Saturday after a shooting at a QuikTrip in Hazelwood. Hazelwood Police Department officers responded to a call for shots fired at about 10:25 p.m. in the parking lot of the gas station, located at 7400 North Lindbergh Boulevard. When officers arrived, they discovered...
Escaped Convict Tommy Boyd Faces Charges for His Day on the Lam
The convicted child sex offender was charged today with two additional felonies and two misdemeanors
Former Judge Matoesian dies at 86
Judge Andy Matoesian has died at the age of 86. Judge Matoesian graduated from Washington University School of Law in 1964 and began private practice in East St. Louis. Most of his life was spent on the bench, serving for 53 years upon his retirement in 2019. Current Chief Judge...
Coal Mine Collapses Under Supermarket, Buckling Pavement in Parking Lot
A coal mine has collapsed above a metro station neighboring other businesses in Belleville, Illinois
Hazelwood police investigating homicide at Quick Trip
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Hazelwood Police are investigating a fatal shooting on Saturday that resulted in one man’s death. According to the Hazelwood Police Department, the shooting took place around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, September 30. Officers responded to a call for ‘shots fired’ at the Quick Trip located at 7400 N. Lindbergh Boulevard. They found 18-year-old Charles Carbon IV, of north St. Louis County, inside a vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound. Police say they performed lifesaving efforts before taking Carbon IV to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.