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Eight-Year-Old Killed, Three Others Injured In St. Louis Shooting

Eight-Year-Old Killed, Three Others Injured In St. Louis Shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting happened about 8 p.m. Friday outside Harold’s Chop Suey restaurant in the city’s Academy neighborhood. Police Chief John Hayden said the girl…

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Illinois State Trooper dies — shot while serving warrant in East St. Louis

Illinois State Trooper dies — shot while serving warrant in East St. Louis

An attempt to serve a warrant in East St. Louis early Friday morning leaves an Illinois State Trooper shot dead. Police say the trooper was shot while trying to serve a warrant at a home in the 1400 block of North 42nd Street. The 33-year old trooper was rushed to St. Louis University Hospital where…

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63-Year-Old Man Charged in Deaths of Man and Woman Found in Bed of Pickup Truck

63-Year-Old Man Charged in Deaths of Man and Woman Found in Bed of Pickup Truck

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) A 63-year-old man is charged with killing two people whose bodies were found in a pickup truck parked in north city Friday night. Willie Little was charged yesterday with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action. The bodies of 41-year-old Toni Washburn and 62-year-old Mark Kuhlenberg,…

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Critics of Missouri abortion law sue over referendum failure

Critics of Missouri abortion law sue over referendum failure

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Abortion-rights advocates on Thursday sued Missouri’s top election official, alleging his actions and state laws denied them the right to put one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws to a public vote. No Bans on Choice Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union sought to put the law on the…

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Lawyers seek exam for man charged in Ole Miss student death

Lawyers seek exam for man charged in Ole Miss student death

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing a University of Mississippi student withdrew their request Thursday for a judge to set bail, instead seeking a psychiatric evaluation. Defense lawyer Tony Farese said after the brief hearing that lawyers had obtained new information Wednesday about Brandon Theesfeld. The Fort Worth, Texas man…

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