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Man Found Guilty In Fatal Shooting Of St. Louis County Officer

Man Found Guilty In Fatal Shooting Of St. Louis County Officer

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Jurors found a man guilty Friday of fatally shooting a St. Louis County police officer in 2016 after he talked on social media and in text messages about wanting to die in a “suicide by cop” encounter. The first-degree murder conviction will send Trenton Forster, 20, to life without the possibility…

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The Jury has Started Deliberations in the Trenton Forster Murder Trial

The Jury has Started Deliberations in the Trenton Forster Murder Trial

The fate of 20-year-old Trenton Forster has been put into the hands of a jury Friday. Forster is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder in 2016. Closing arguments took place Friday morning after the defense rested its case Thursday. The defense has stated that…

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Local Man Awaits Sentencing on Fentanyl Charge

Local Man Awaits Sentencing on Fentanyl Charge

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) A local man is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to distributing more than 400 grams of Fentanyl and other charges. 39-year-old Larry Weeden Jr. entered the guilty plea Thursday. The charges stem from the execution of a search warrant for an apartment in the 3700 block of Wisconsin in…

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Relatives of Trenton Forster Testify on Day Four of his Murder Trial

Relatives of Trenton Forster Testify on Day Four of his Murder Trial

The defense got underway on day four of the Trenton Forster trial. Forster is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder in 2016. Relatives of Forster took the stand and described him as anxious and suicidal during the months leading-up to the killing, according to…

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UPDATE: Mother & Baby Found Unharmed Following AMBER Alert

UPDATE: Mother & Baby Found Unharmed Following AMBER Alert

Update: A Festus infant and his mother were found unharmed this morning following an AMBER Alert. The AMBER Alert was issued after 35-year-old Margaret Reuther took her five-month-old son, Carl Copeland, Jr. from the family’s home last night after an argument with the child’s father. Reuther reportedly made statements that she was going to harm the…

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