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  • Police investigate suspicious Webster Groves home explosion and fire

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO — An explosion and fire guts a Webster Groves home overnight. This morning an investigation is underway to find out what exactly happened. The damage is extensive to the home on East Allison not far from Elm. St. Louis County police confirm that bomb and arson investigators have been called in to help with the case. Earlier, we were told that authorities believe some kind of device may have went off. Webster Groves Police are still securing the area. The […]

  • One man dead when brick from another vehicle strikes windshield

    TROY, Mo. – A fatal accident leaves one man dead and one woman with minor injuries. The accident occurred Saturday, April 7, at around 6 p.m. when Frederick Luek, 73, and Kathleen Lueck, 69, were driving eastbound on Highway 47, west of Giles Rd. An unknown vehicle was heading westbound on Highway 47 when a brick came off the vehicle and struck the Luecks’ windshield. The brick went through the windshield and struck Frederick Lueck. The Luecks’ vehicle then traveled […]

  • Officer Development instructor terminated over bias report

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – AS Management terminates St. Louis County instructor after a reported issue with the use of racially-charged words during a 3 Day Officer Development Course on March 27. The instructor, a 20-plus-year SOCOM Special Operations Veteran (Green Beret) and 3-year AS Management employee, used racially charged during the segment of class where he discussed scenarios involving offensive language used towards officers. When questioned about the reported incident, the instructor admitted to using the word while describing an […]

  • Homicide near Creve Coeur being investigated as a murder suicide

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. – Detectives with the St. Louis County Police Department are investigating a murder-suicide involving a husband and wife. The couple was found dead inside a residence in the 1400 block of Orchard Lakes around 4 a.m. Sunday. At around 11 p.m. Saturday evening, St. Louis County police received a call for a welfare check at the residence. Police were unsuccessful in making contact with anyone at the house and left the scene. Police received another call for a […]

  • Students will be armed with rocks in case of school shooting, superintendent says

    SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, Pa. – There’s a rocky controversy when it comes to school safety in one Pennsylvania County. The superintendent of the Blue Mountain School District is in the spotlight after telling lawmakers in Harrisburg his students protect themselves against potential school shooters with rocks. “Every classroom has been equipped with a five-gallon bucket of river stone. If an armed intruder attempts to gain entrance into any of our classrooms, they will face a classroom full students armed with rocks […]

  • Elsberry man killed, son charged with murder

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. – Lincoln County prosecutors charged an Elsberry man with homicide after the man confessed to killing his father. Brandon Spies, 23, went to Elsberry Police Department on Saturday night and banged on the door.  He told them he had stabbed his father in the neck during an argument.  Police said he told the officer that answered the door, “I murdered my father.” Detectives searched the home on the 700 block of Lincoln Street and found a bloody knife […]

  • Man killed in North St. Louis shooting

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A man was shot and killed in North St. Louis at around 9:30 Sunday morning. The shooting occurred at the 4000 block of Garfield at N. Newstead, about two blocks north of Cote Brillante Ave. Family members are on the scene with police to identify the victim.

  • These schools say arming teachers ‘can be done right’

    Arming teachers may be a “terrible” or even a “ridiculous” idea to critics, but some teachers across the country already bring guns to school. In the wake of the Florida school shooting, the debate over whether teachers should carry guns in class has intensified. President Donald Trump is proposing bonuses for educators who undergo gun training. State lawmakers are beginning to consider legislation while school officials are pushing for an increase in classroom resources but not guns. State laws related […]