Officer Shot Overnight In South St. Louis

Officer Shot Overnight In South St. Louis

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  A St. Louis police detective remains hospitalized in stable condition after being shot overnight in south St. Louis. Investigators say the 54-year-old officer was with other detectives on a stolen car investigation when someone opened fire near Jefferson and Cherokee around 1:30 a.m. The officer was hit in the shoulder. There’s no…

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Retaliation Suspected In Fatal Shooting Of Teen In North County

Retaliation Suspected In Fatal Shooting Of Teen In North County

Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO (KTRS)  Police are trying to determine whether or not a fatal shooting in Bellefontaine Neighbors last week was in retaliation for the accidental shooting of a child two years ago. Two teens were arrested for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Kameron Harvey. He was awaiting trial for manslaughter in the 2015 fatal shooting…

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Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges In Missing Chinese Scholar Case

Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges In Missing Chinese Scholar Case

URBANA, ILL (AP) A 28-year-old man accused in the abduction of a University of Illinois scholar from China has pleaded not guilty to a new, more serious charge of kidnapping resulting in death. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports Yingying Zhang’s mother, Lifeng Ye, began weeping when the suspect entered the federal courtroom Wednesday in Urbana. She had…

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Suspect In Missing Chinese Scholar Case To Be Arraigned On New Charges

Suspect In Missing Chinese Scholar Case To Be Arraigned On New Charges

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – A man accused in the abduction and killing of a University of Illinois scholar from China is to be arraigned on new charges. Federal court records show that 28-year-old Brendt Christensen is to appear before a judge Wednesday afternoon. He previously was charged with abducting 26-year-old Yingying Zhang of Nanping, China.…

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$1M Grant To Fund Community Policing In Castle Point

$1M Grant To Fund Community Policing In Castle Point

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County is getting a $1 million federal grant that will help fund community policing efforts in a financially struggling part of the county. The grant from the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program was announced Tuesday. The grant will be used over a three-year period in the Castle Point neighborhood…

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