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Indictment Claims Charity Money Went To Missouri Politicians

Indictment Claims Charity Money Went To Missouri Politicians

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal indictment alleges that a Missouri nonprofit illegally used charity money to funnel campaign contributions to several Missouri lawmakers. Former state Sen. Ryan Silvey, former state Sen. Bob Dixon and former state Rep. Ward Franz all confirmed Friday to The Associated Press that they had participated in fundraisers with…

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Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in South City

Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in South City

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) A man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in South St. Louis Thursday night. According to Police Chief John Hayden, officers were conducting a vehicle check of a suspicious vehicle near Grand and Gravois just before 8 P.M. As officers approached, the passenger fled on foot. One of the officers chased…

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Five U.S. Attorneys Sworn In For Safer Streets Initiative

Five U.S. Attorneys Sworn In For Safer Streets Initiative

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Five special assistant U.S. Attorneys for the St. Louis region were sworn in on Thursday through the Safer Streets Initiative. Attorney General Eric Schmitt said the focus of this team will be to prosecute violent crimes. “Tackling a problem as large and widespread as violent crime takes constant action and discussion.…

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Overnight Fire Destroys Wildwood Home

Overnight Fire Destroys Wildwood Home

Wildwood, MO  (KTRS)  An overnight fire is to blame for destroying a home in Wildwood. The fire broke out at a home on Oak Park Drive 1:30 a.m. Thursday.. All four family members made it out of the burning home safely. No injuries were reported. The fire also caused damage to a neighboring home. There’s…

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Man Charged With Murder – Admits to Shooting Victim During Altercation

Man Charged With Murder – Admits to Shooting Victim During Altercation

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) A man is charged in connection with a homicide that occurred in the 5200 block of Maple Tuesday night. According to St. Louis Police, 23-year-old Carlton Jones of the 4500 block of McMillan has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of 33-year-old Lamont Jones.…

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