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Alton police: increased patrol shows results

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Alton police officers are patrolling the area around the Clark Bridge to battle crime, and the police chief said they are seeing results.

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Man arrested after leading police on 59-mile police chase

The end of police chase that started on eastbound I-70 at 168 mile marker ( Credit: KMOV) The end of police chase that started on eastbound I-70 at 168 mile marker ( Credit: KMOV)
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 A man is in custody after leading troopers on a 59-mile police chase and admitting to be on drugs Saturday afternoon. 

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Criminals strike again in Shaw neighborhood

Surveillance footage caught thieves on camera at Fiddlehead Fern Cafe. (Credit: Fiddlehead Fern Cafe) Surveillance footage caught thieves on camera at Fiddlehead Fern Cafe. (Credit: Fiddlehead Fern Cafe)
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Shaw neighborhood business owners are rallying together after one of their own was hit twice by criminals in just a month. Both times, it was caught on camera.

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Woman shot next to Fairground Park

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A woman in her 20s was shot in the back right next to Fairground Park.

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Man in his 20s killed near Bellefontaine Cemetery

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Homicide investigators are looking into a fatal shooting that happened late Saturday night.

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2 teens shot within hours apart in North St. Louis

Investigators process the crime scene when a teen was shot in North St. Louis (Credit: KMOV) Investigators process the crime scene when a teen was shot in North St. Louis (Credit: KMOV)
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Two St. Louis teens were shot in the leg during two separate incidents Saturday, according to authorities.

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O'Fallon, IL police arrest suspect in domestic case

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The O'Fallon, Illinois Police Department arrested a suspect Saturday who allegedly gave a victim possible life-threatening injuries in a domestic incident.

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Illinois State Police save two with NARCAN in separate drug overdoses

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Illinois State Police saved the lives of two drivers from separate drug overdose incidents Jan. 18. in Winnebago and Madison Counties.

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Scammers targeting grandparents in Kirkwood

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News 4 has received reports of scammers targeting grandparents in the Kirkwood area.

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Woman in her 60s fatally shot in South City

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One person died in a double shooting that happened in South City Friday evening. The shooting happened in the 7400 block of Gravois, which is near the St. Louis City-St. Louis County border. One male victim died and another was taken to a hospital. Homicide detectives are on the scene. Copyright 2018 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

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Man charged in Wentzville gun store theft Video included

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A 24 year-old man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a Wentzville gun store and stealing guns on Dec. 20

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'It won't bring my daughter back' Father of Jamyla Bolden speaks after plea deal Video included

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De’Eris Brown pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of Jamyla Bolden.

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Police: man robbed McDonald's on Jefferson with rifle Video included

Police are looking for this suspect who robbed a McDonald's on Jefferson Friday afternoon. (Credit: St. Louis Police) Police are looking for this suspect who robbed a McDonald's on Jefferson Friday afternoon. (Credit: St. Louis Police)
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St. Louis Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a McDonald's on Jefferson Friday afternoon.

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Suspects sought after allegedly smashing car window, stealing credit cards

Police are seeking these individuals, suspected of stealing credit cards after smashing out a car window Thursday. (Credit: Town and Country Police) Police are seeking these individuals, suspected of stealing credit cards after smashing out a car window Thursday. (Credit: Town and Country Police)
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Town and Country police are searching for three suspects following reports of a smashed car window and stolen credit cards Thursday.

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University City Police investigating forced-entry home burglary

Police say the victims forced their way into the residence and demanded the victims hand over money. (Credit: KMOV) Police say the victims forced their way into the residence and demanded the victims hand over money. (Credit: KMOV)
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University City Police are investigating a burglary that happened early Friday morning in the 6900 block of Plymouth Avenue. 

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Police ID man found shot to death inside vehicle in Midtown Thursday afternoon Video included

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A man was found dead inside a parked car in Midtown Thursday afternoon.

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Heat unit thieves target another church Video included

Someone stole a heating units from Faith United Assembly of the Living God in North City. Credit: KMOV Someone stole a heating units from Faith United Assembly of the Living God in North City. Credit: KMOV
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Thieves after heating units have targeted another church in North City. The theft occurred two miles from Mount Chapel Baptist Church, which was recently the victim of a similar theft. This time, thieves hit three heating units. A high power above did not matter to the person who stole from Faith United Assembly of the Living God. "They had to come off the alley over here. See where the gate is,” said Bishop H. L. Fitzpatrick. Bishop Fitzpatrick showed News 4 where...

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Man suffers punctured lung after being stabbed at St. Louis Workhouse

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A 32-year-old man was stabbed at the St. Louis Workhouse on Jan. 7, according to police. 

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Home invasion suspect found with stolen car, gun following bi-state police chase Video included

Police say a suspect who led them on a bi-state chase has barricaded himself inside a car in Brooklyn, Illinois. Credit: KMOV Police say a suspect who led them on a bi-state chase has barricaded himself inside a car in Brooklyn, Illinois. Credit: KMOV
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A home invasion suspect is in custody following a bi-state police chase and hours-long standoff.

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Man shot multiple times in South City identified

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An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in the Tower Grove East neighborhood late Wednesday night.

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Surveillance photos released of Godfrey Dollar General armed robbery suspect

Surveillance photos of a suspect who robbed a Dollar General in Godfrey Wednesday evening (Credit: Madison County Sheriff's Department) Surveillance photos of a suspect who robbed a Dollar General in Godfrey Wednesday evening (Credit: Madison County Sheriff's Department)
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The Madison County Sheriff’s Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect who robbed a Dollar General store in Godfrey Wednesday evening.

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Thieves steal heating unit from North City church

Thieves stole the heating unit from Mount Chapel Baptist Church in North City. Credit: KMOV Thieves stole the heating unit from Mount Chapel Baptist Church in North City. Credit: KMOV
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The bitterly cold weather is not stopping thieves in St. Louis, especially those with a knack for stealing copper. The latest target is a heating unit at a local church.

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Boy taken into custody after crashing into restaurant following police pursuit

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St. Louis County Police officers responded to 11000 Dunklin Dr. for a call for a robbery by an armed suspect. 

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Wood River Police looking for suspect involved in multiple car thefts Video included

The Wood River Police Department is searching for a 24-year-old man involved in multiple vehicle thefts, according to police. (Credit: Alton PD) The Wood River Police Department is searching for a 24-year-old man involved in multiple vehicle thefts, according to police. (Credit: Alton PD)
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The Wood River Police Department is searching for a 24-year-old man involved in multiple vehicle thefts, according to police. 

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Car theft suspect locked salesperson outside car before driving off, police say Video included

Surveillance photo of suspect who stole a car from a dealership in St. Louis County Tuesday (Credit: Police) Surveillance photo of suspect who stole a car from a dealership in St. Louis County Tuesday (Credit: Police)
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A suspect is on the loose after he locked a salesperson outside a car and drove off Tuesday morning.

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GameStop robbery suspect charged after leading police on chase

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 An armed robbery suspect was arrested after leading police on a chase that damaged a utility pole Tuesday night.  

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Former Clayton real estate developer pleads guilty to bank fraud

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 A former Clayton real estate developer banker plead guilty to helping defraud a Sedalia bank out of millions of dollars on Tuesday evening

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Suspect on the loose following armed robbery at local phone store

St. Louis Metropolitan Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Sunday afternoon. (Credit: SLMPD) St. Louis Metropolitan Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Sunday afternoon. (Credit: SLMPD)
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St. Louis Metropolitan Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Sunday afternoon. 

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Police looking for man accused in Metro East burglaries

Police say this man is behind 3 burglaries in the Metro East. Credit: Monroe County Sheriff's Department Police say this man is behind 3 burglaries in the Metro East. Credit: Monroe County Sheriff's Department
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Police have released surveillance photos of a man wanted in several Metro East burglaries

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Former news reporter charged with felony drug possession following traffic stop

A former Ferguson spokesman and local television news reporter, Jeff Small, was charged with felony drug possession. A former Ferguson spokesman and local television news reporter, Jeff Small, was charged with felony drug possession.
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A former Ferguson spokesman and local television news reporter, Jeff Small, was charged with felony drug possession.

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Woman carjacked while picking up pizza in downtown St. Louis

A woman was carjacked on Monday while she was picking up a pizza order in broad daylight in downtown St. Louis .Credit: Imo's A woman was carjacked on Monday while she was picking up a pizza order in broad daylight in downtown St. Louis .Credit: Imo's
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A woman was carjacked on Monday while she was picking up a pizza order in broad daylight

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Officers stuck with needles while arresting kidnapping suspect in Maplewood Video included

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Two officers were stuck with hypodermic needles when they went to a Maplewood home where a man was being held captive Friday.

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Woman first burns man with cigar, then shoots him, St. Louis police say

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A woman is being sought after burning a man with a cigar and shooting him in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

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$1,000 reward offered in construction trailer theft

Image from surveillance video showing a trailer being stolen from Cheltenham Construction Services  Monday (Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff) Image from surveillance video showing a trailer being stolen from Cheltenham Construction Services Monday (Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)
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Jefferson County Sheriff's Department detectives are hoping surveillance video holds clues to the theft of a trailer that was loaded with construction tools. The trailer was stolen around 5:45 a.m.Monday from Cheltenham Construction Services in the 900 block of Konert Lake Drive near Fenton. 

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