Ceremony Planned To Mark 10th Anniversary Of Deadly Kirkwood City Hall Shooting

Ceremony Planned To Mark 10th Anniversary Of Deadly Kirkwood City Hall Shooting

Kirkwood, MO  (KTRS)  A remembrance ceremony will be held tonight in observance of the tenth anniversary of the deadly shooting at Kirkwood City Hall. On the night of February 8, 2008, Charlie “Cookie” Thornton barged into a Kirkwood City Council meeting and opened fire. Police Sgt. William “Bill” Biggs , Officer Tom Ballman, Councilwoman Connie Karr,…

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Man Found Dead Following Vacant House Fire In South St. Louis

Man Found Dead Following Vacant House Fire In South St. Louis

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS) — A man is dead following a fire at a vacant house in south St. Louis. Firefighters were called to the burning home in the 4300 block of Lafayette Avenue around 10 a.m. Tuesday. St. Louis Fire Captain Garon Mosby says there were bars on the doors so firefighters had to make a…

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Search Operations Being Conducted For Missing Macoupin County Woman

Search Operations Being Conducted For Missing Macoupin County Woman

Royal Lakes, IL  (KTRS)  The Major Case Squad is conducting a large scale search and rescue operation today for a missing Macoupin County woman. The search for Denita Hedden will include both land and air operations until dusk. The 37-year-old woman was last seen on her birthday, January 25th. Her disappearance is being called suspicious. Investigators…

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Attorney: Grand Jury Investigating Missouri Governor Affair

Attorney: Grand Jury Investigating Missouri Governor Affair

By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — The man whose then-wife had an affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been subpoenaed to testify before a St. Louis grand jury, the man’s attorney said Monday. “It’s been stepped up a notch,” attorney Al Watkins said. “It means a grand jury is seated and is…

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5 Killed, Dozens Hurt In Crashes On Icy Missouri Roads

5 Killed, Dozens Hurt In Crashes On Icy Missouri Roads

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say five people died and dozens were injured in more than 650 crashes on snow-covered Missouri roads, including one massive pileup in which 60 to 80 vehicles were damaged. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crashes started Sunday afternoon as snow began falling. The National Weather Service says temperatures…

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