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Teen charged fatal shooting at school in St. Louis suburb

Jun. 13, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An 18-year-old has been charged with murder in the shooting death of another teen on the grounds of a suburban St. Louis high school. William Bellamy, 18, was found dead with gunshot wounds early Saturday on the grounds of McCluer North High School in...

Rays hand Orioles record-setting 14th road loss in row, 5-4

Jun. 12, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joey Wendle hit an RBI double during a three-run first inning and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays handed the Baltimore Orioles their record-setting 14th consecutive road loss, 5-4 on Saturday. It is the longest skid since team moved from...

18-year-old killed on grounds of suburban St. Louis school

Jun. 12, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man on the grounds of a suburban St. Louis high school. William Bellamy was found on the grounds of McCluer North High School in Florissant. He was killed late Friday or early Saturday, police said...

Man sentenced in death of St. Louis high school coach

Jun. 11, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after a hit-and-run crash killed a St. Louis high school football coach. Cory Robinson, 37, was sentenced Thursday in the death of Derrick Mitchell, an assistant football coach at Clyde C. Miller Career...

Ex-Missouri detective found guilty in excessive force case

Jun. 11, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal jury has found a former suburban St. Louis police detective with a string of past misconduct allegations guilty in an excessive force case for kicking a defenseless person during a 2019 arrest. Ellis Brown III was convicted Thursday of felony...

Teenager shot after allegedly stealing tip jar in St. Louis

Jun. 11, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 16-year-old boy is hospitalized in stable condition after being shot soon after allegedly stealing the tip jar at a St. Louis restaurant and being confronted by a customer. The shooting happened Thursday afternoon. Police say the teenager and an...

Mother who left kids in apartment that burned gets probation

Jun. 10, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis woman has been sentenced to probation after leaving her four young children alone in an apartment that caught fire. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 29-year-old Crystal Ford pleaded guilty to four felony counts...

Missouri GOP Rep. Hartzler officially joins Senate race

Jun. 10, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler, who represents a very conservative and mostly rural area of central and western Missouri in Congress, officially entered the crowded race Thursday for the Senate seat fellow conservative Roy Blunt is giving up once his term ends. ...

Sailor who died at Pearl Harbor laid to rest in St. Louis

Jun. 10, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The name on the gravestone was “Unknown.” The body beneath it was a Navy mess attendant from Woodson, Arkansas, who enlisted at 17 to get out of his small town and find opportunity. The teenager died on the U.S.S. Oklahoma on...

Police: No one injured when officers, group exchange gunfire

Jun. 10, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — No one was injured early Thursday when two St. Louis police officers in an unmarked car came under fire from a group of people and returned fire, authorities said. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. near a gas station at Interstate 70 and Goodfellow...