Four suspects are facing charges connected to a home invasion in Alton earlier this month.
Rachel Barnes, 24, Christopher Hill, 27, DeMarco Smith, 20, and Curtis Wallace, 38, have been all been arrested for armed robbery and home invasion, according to Alton Police. Hill and Wallace also face attempted murder charges. Police say they were called to a home an January 16. They found a 55-year-old man who had been beaten with fists, gun, and a pipe, and then was stabbed.
Police from Alton, St. Louis County and St. Louis City worked together to catch the suspects. The victim has since been released from the hospital.
The St. Louis Fire Department was on the scene of a fire at the downtown St. Louis Post Office.
The department's public information officer says 22 patients were evaluated after showing symptoms of minor smoke inhalation.
No word on the extent of the damage or cause of the fire.