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Woman Pays Steep Price For Robbing White Castle With Water Gun

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.11.2013 | Weird News

Use a gun, go to jail. Even a water gun. Michelle White was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday for robbing a White Castle with a water pistol. ...

Nurse Thinks Grandmother Was Possessed, Beats Her To Death: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.05.2012 | Crime

A woman who allegedly stomped her 92-year-old grandmother because she feared the old woman was possessed by a demon may face stiff penalties now that ...

Uproar Over Mom Instigating Fight Between Toddlers In Video

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.05.2012 | Crime

Child welfare officials may soon investigate a St. Louis woman because of a video where she instigates a fistfight between two diaper-clad kids. T...

Most Dangerous Cities In America Defy Crime Trends

Posted 06.15.2012 | Crime

For cities with perpetually high crime rates, 2011 was an especially bad year. An analysis of FBI crime statistics by 24/7 Wall Street reveals that...

White Supremacist Worked With Black Gang Member To Make Meth: Cops

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | Weird News

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Authorities allege that the quest to make methamphetamine has led to an unlikely alliance -- a white supremacist and a black inner-c...

St. Louis Man Escapes Jail Using Homemade Nunchucks

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2011 | Crime

Long gone are the days of meticulously planned jailbreaks a la "Escape from Alcatraz." There's no need to dig out of jail or swim across freezing w...

Motorcycle Gang Members Face Murder, Drug Charges

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 09.11.2011 | Crime

ST. LOUIS — A nationwide motorcycle gang was responsible for killings, robberies, drug distribution and other crimes, according to a federal ind...

Fireworks Shot At Cops, Firefighters: Illinois Mob Attacks Emergency Personnel Near St. Louis

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ST. LOUIS — An unruly mob lured emergency personnel to a southwestern Illinois housing complex with reports of a blaze, a shooting and other cri...

Washington Park Mayor's Home Shot At, Months After Former Mayor Was Murdered

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Three bullets hit the house of Washington Park, Illinois mayor Cynthia Stovall-Hollingsworth last night, in a shooting of which she was apparently not...