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Judge Dismisses Stockley Lawsuit

Judge Dismisses Stockley Lawsuit

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) A Federal Judge is not going to allow former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley to sue his accusers. Thursday, the judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by Stockley against the prosecutor who charged him and the internal affairs detective who built the case against him. Stockley was found not guilty in…

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Man accused of binding dog, tossing him out in the cold

Man accused of binding dog, tossing him out in the cold

BARNHART, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man faces charges accusing him of binding a dog’s legs and mouth with tape and throwing the animal into a ditch, where it was found 12 hours later in bitter cold. Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak on Thursday announced the arrest and charges against 39-year-old Paul Garcia of…

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Judge Tosses Lawsuit Over St. Louis Police ‘Exclusion List’

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Over St. Louis Police ‘Exclusion List’

ST. LOUIS, MO (AP) — A judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by a St. Louis police union that sought to block names of the more than two dozen officers placed on an “exclusion list” by the city’s top prosecutor over credibility concerns. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer issued the…

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Two Dead In Multi-State Police Chase

Two Dead In Multi-State Police Chase

Bond County, MO  (KTRS)  Two people are dead after a multi-state police chase. Police say the pursuit began around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday after 39-year-old Leslie K. Austin allegedly kidnapped a woman and a juvenile in Jefferson City. The chase went into St. Louis and crossed over into Illinois. At some point, the woman and juvenile managed…

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Sen. Duckworth Introduces Bill for First Responders

Sen. Duckworth Introduces Bill for First Responders

Washington, DC (KTRS) U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) is introducing bipartisan legislation to increase the death benefits for families of fallen law enforcement officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. The First Responders Survivors Support Act aims to increase the Public Safety Officers’ death and disability benefit to $500,000, fix bureaucratic problems with…

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