Crime

Fourth jail inmate dies; investigation is ongoing

Pictured above: Johnny Shy’s friends gather for a vigil outside the Justice Center in March.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Multiple investigations are ongoing into practices at the St. Louis County Justice Center after another South County man died after going into the jail — the fourth inmate to die this year. Daniel Stout

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Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

The funeral for a North County police officer who died in the line of duty will be held Monday at the Cathedral Basilica, with burial to follow in an Affton cemetery. North County Police Cooperative officer and South County native Michael Langsdorf, 40, was shot to death Sunday while responding to a call about a

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Police officer fatally shot in North County was from South County

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference Monday, with county Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell pictured in the background. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf, a South County native, died after being shot Sunday afternoon at a food market

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Sewing machine company robbed in South County

Pictured above: A piece of plywood is used to temporarily cover-up the broken window at Heyde Sewing Machine Company on Lindbergh Boulevard after two suspects broke through the window the morning of Saturday, June 15 and stole two sewing machines. Each machine cost $20,000 each and police are still investigating the burglary. Photo by Erin

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Man goes on Dollar General crime spree in Lemay

Police are looking for a man who went on a Dollar General crime spree in South County, robbing two of the stores along Lemay Ferry Road at gunpoint. The robbery and another attempted robbery started at 10 a.m. May 23, when a man entered the Dollar General at 1060 Lemay Ferry Road. He approached the

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