CRIME & SAFETY
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.
Endangered Person Advisory: Police in the St. Louis locate man reported missing
ROLLA, Mo. (KY3) - The St. John, Mo., Police Department located a man reported missing. Jeremy Smith, 31, disappeared from St. John, a suburb of St. Louis, around noon on Thursday. Police say he was last seen traveling westbound on I-44 near Rolla. The found him safe on Thursday night.
St. Louis Man Charged in Murder Near City Museum Downtown
Justin Ledoux allegedly held Sandro Bajric while others beat him and then shot him in the back
Suspects take off after rollover crash downtown
There was a one-car rollover crash on 19th Street at Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis.
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.
St. Louis County Police issued thousands of ‘wanteds’ since 2017
The St. Louis County Police Department has issued more than 10,000 "wanteds" since 2017. The department changed its policy in 2018 to no longer list people as wanted with misdemeanors and only issue wanteds for people with felonies, and numbers have fluctuated since. Wanteds are an electronic notice that St....
Surveillance footage captures suspected shooter in East St. Louis double-shooting
As an East St. Louis council member, the recent double-shooting in the Illinois town troubles Ryan Cason, he said. He has a connection to the case.
Teenager Charged as an Adult in Connection with Berkeley Homicide
Discover the shocking story of a 14-year-old charged as an adult in connection with a Berkeley homicide. The young suspect faces seven felonies, including second-degree murder, following the fatal shooting of another 14-year-old. Surveillance footage and eyewitness accounts play a crucial role in the case.
‘Loud explosion’ in St. Louis County found to be illegal fireworks
FREDENBERG TOWNSHIP, MN. (Northern News Now) - Law enforcement determined illegal fireworks was the cause of multiple calls of a “loud explosion” on Wednesday. At approximately 8:30 p.m., the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls regarding a possible explosion somewhere within Fredenberg Township. Reporting parties...
Police: 85-year-old man missing since Wednesday afternoon
The Department of Veterans Affairs Police Department has issued an endangered silver advisory for 85-year-old Bennie Moore Jr.
St. Louis County man pleads guilty to federal gun crime
A man who admitted to tampering with a witness possessing information about a fatal hit-and-run in St. Louis pleaded guilty on Thursday to a federal gun charge. Martez D. Lindsey, 31, of St. Louis County, Missouri, pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. As part of his plea, Lindsey acknowledged that during an investigation into a fatal hit-and-run, detectives conducted a court-sanctioned search of Lindsey’s apartment on April 25, 2023. In Lindsey’s bedroom, they discovered a stolen Taurus G3 pistol, 0.53 grams of cocaine base, 0.33 grams of methamphetamine, 1.14 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, and $1,370 in cash. Lindsey conceded that, as an individual convicted of multiple felonies, he was prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Officials pitch plan to curb murders in St. Louis region. Business groups say they’ll back it.
ST. LOUIS — A new regional effort aimed at cutting homicides by 20% over the next three years would focus efforts by police and social services on the relatively small number of people involved in many murder cases here. The recommendation was issued Friday by a working group of...
Police saving lives unseen: Behind the scenes in mental health responses
For every police case that leads to criminal charges, there are many others that never make the news.
Second Suspect in Clayton Shooting Still at Large, Considered Armed and Dangerous
The hunt is on for 18-year-old Darien Johnson, the second suspect in a deadly Clayton shooting. Charged with second-degree murder, Johnson is considered armed and dangerous. The teen was allegedly involved in a car break-in that led to the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old man.
Phoenix Coldon: Still missing after nearly 12 years
December 18 marks the 12th anniversary since Phoenix Coldon went missing. She was last seen leaving her family's home in Spanish Lake on December 18, 2011.
Suspected shoplifter charged after trying to take officers gun at Brentwood Target
BRENTWOOD, Mo. — A 59-year-old man accused of shoplifting at a Brentwood Target was arrested Saturday. According to authorities, 59-year-old Jerome Eichelberger and an unidentified woman were inside the Target on Brentwood Promenade Court when they allegedly placed several items, worth up to $750, inside shopping bags. As they...
St. Louis Red-Light Camera Debate Continues Amid Disagreements on Police Surveillance Oversight
St. Louis' push to reintroduce red-light cameras hits a snag as Aldermanic President Megan Green insists on pairing the bill with another requiring aldermanic review of all police surveillance tools. However, Mayor Tishaura O. Jones' aides and Alderwoman Daniela Velázquez express concerns, leading to a split in the alliance.
Recent arrest made in fatal October Maplewood shooting
An arrest has been made in the case of a fatal shooting in Maplewood in October 2023.
LaSalle Park Neighborhood Plagued by Teen Vandalism and Property Damage
Concerns are rising in the LaSalle Park neighborhood as teenagers are caught on camera vandalizing property and smashing security cameras. The community is seeking more engagement with the youth and increased police presence to curb the escalating criminal activities.
Life without parole for St. Louis man in 2021 murder
A St. Louis man will spend the remainder of his life in prison for a 2021 murder in the Greater Ville neighborhood.