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Jury Selection Starts In Killing Of St. Louis County Police Officer

Jury Selection Starts In Killing Of St. Louis County Police Officer

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Jury selection begins Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with fatally shooting a St. Louis County police officer two years ago. Twenty-year-old Trenton Forster is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old officer Blake Snyder,of Edwardsville. Police say Forster killed Snyder as the officer responded to a…

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Dangerous Cold Prompts School Closings

Dangerous Cold Prompts School Closings

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The dangerous cold weather has dozens of schools canceling classes for Wednesday, January 30.        SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Affton Christian Kids Preschool | CLOSED Affton School District | CLOSED Al Manara Academy | CLOSED Al Salam Day School | CLOSED Alton Catholic Children’s Home | CLOSED Alton School Dist. 11 | CLOSED Apprende High School | CLOSED…

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Two St. Louis Police Officers Charged in Bar Shooting

Two St. Louis Police Officers Charged in Bar Shooting

Two St. Louis police officers are charged in a shooting outside a bar, the latest embarrassment for the police department. Joseph Schmitt and William Olsten were charged Monday with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. Schmitt also faces a weapons charge. The officers were off-duty at a bar in April. The charges claim Schmitt and…

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Wind Chill Advisory Issued For St. Louis-Area, Warming Shelters Set Up

Wind Chill Advisory Issued For St. Louis-Area, Warming Shelters Set Up

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The St. Louis area is in for a deep freeze. A wind chill advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday  until 1 p.m.Wednesday.. The National Weather Service is calling for temperatures to fall into the single digits, with wind chills as low as 25 degrees below zero. Warming shelters have…

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Booking Photo Released of Cop Charged in Fatal Shooting of Officer Katlyn Alix

Booking Photo Released of Cop Charged in Fatal Shooting of Officer Katlyn Alix

A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced the charge against Nathaniel Hendren, 29, in the death of 24-year-old Katlyn Alix, as they allegedly played a game…

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