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Man shot while driving on Interstate 55 in South County

Man shot while driving on Interstate 55 in South County

April 21, 2020

A man is recovering in a hospital after he was shot Tuesday afternoon while driving on Interstate 55 in South County. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call about the shooting and responded around 2:13 p.m. The man said he was driving his car on southbound I-55 near Union Road when he was...

Body found in burned trailer identified as Lemay man

Body found in burned trailer identified as Lemay man

April 19, 2020

The man who was found burned to death inside a box trailer in Lemay has been identified by police. The homicide investigation is still active into the suspicious death of Kenneth Booth Jr., 49, of the 9900 block of Clyde Avenue in Lemay, whose body was found in a box trailer next to the railroad tr...

Burned body inside box trailer leads to homicide investigation in South County

File photo. Police shot a man approaching them with a metal pipe in March 2019 at Lemay Ferry and Butler Hill roads in Oakville, sending the suspect to the hospital. The suspect sustained serious injuries. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 29, 2020

Authorities opened a homicide investigation in South County Saturday night after a box trailer was burned with someone inside in Lemay. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call around 7:45 p.m. that led them to the 200 block of Avenue H in South County, by the railroad tracks. Responding...

Sunset Hills police release photos of gas station armed robbery; case remains unsolved

The suspects in the Jan. 20 armed robbery at the BP gas station in Sunset Hills, in images released by Sunset Hills police.

February 12, 2020

Sunset Hills police are still trying to identify two suspects captured on video while robbing the BP gas station on South Lindbergh Boulevard Jan. 20. The case remains under active investigation and no suspects have been apprehended, the department confirmed Wednesday. Police released still surveillance ima...

Man found dying on front porch in Affton was stabbed to death

The St. Louis County Police Department investigates at apartments along Marble Arch Lane in Affton after a woman was fatally stabbed Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

January 15, 2020

The man found dying on his porch in Affton Tuesday was stabbed to death, police said. Justin Leeman, 41, of the 7900 block of Hildesheim Avenue in Affton, died after being stabbed in his upper body, police said. Detectives are investigating Leeman’s death as a homicide. Officers from the Affto...

Death of man found on porch in Affton classified as homicide

Death of man found on porch in Affton classified as homicide

January 14, 2020

Police are classifying the death of a man found on a porch in Affton as a homicide. Officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department responded to a call for a “person down” around 12:49 p.m. Tuesday in the 7900 block of Hildesheim Avenue in Affton. A man in his...

Woman carjacked while pumping gas in Sunset Hills

Police released this surveillance image of a suspect in a carjacking at the UGas on Watson Road in Sunset Hills.

December 27, 2019

A woman’s car was carjacked last week while she was pumping gas on Watson Road in Sunset Hills, and police are asking the public’s help to identify a suspect. The Sunset Hills Police Department released photos of a suspect they say tricked a woman into leaving the driver’s side of her Lexus at the UGas at 10743 Watson Road in Sunset Hills and then stole her car before she could pum...

Pedestrian struck and killed in hit-and-run identified as Lemay man; suspect still at large

Police released this surveillance photo of a car they say hit and killed a 64-year-old pedestrian crossing South Broadway in Lemay on Black Friday.

December 17, 2019

Pictured above: Police released this surveillance photo of a car they say hit and killed a 64-year-old pedestrian crossing South Broadway in Lemay on Black Friday.  Police have publicly identified the pedestrian who was hit and killed in South County on Black Friday by a driver that took off. Ron...

Pedestrian who died in South County hit-and-run not yet publicly identified, case still unsolved

Pedestrian who died in South County hit-and-run not yet publicly identified, case still unsolved

December 3, 2019

A pedestrian who died after being hit by a car in a hit-and-run last week in South County has not yet been publicly identified as police are still working to notify the person’s next of kin. Police say that a man was crossing the 9300 block of South Broadway in Lemay about 4:24 p.m. Nov. 29, the da...

Kutis family increases reward in funeral home arson to $20,000

Footage of the fire being extinguished by the Mehlville Fire Protection District. Photo from Fox 2.

October 30, 2019

The Kutis family is doubling the reward to $20,000 in an attempt to find out who intentionally set a fire at one of the family’s funeral homes in South County in March. In what police say is a case of arson, someone threw two “fire-starting devices” onto the roof of the Kutis Funeral Home at 5...

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