Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Law & Order

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Law & Order

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ST. LOUIS > Man is fatally shot * Police were investigating the shooting death of Travis Jones, 32, who was found in the 100 block of Bellerive Boulevard, where he lived. Officers were called about 3 p.m. Thursday by someone who noticed an open apartment door and saw a man lying inside. Jones was dead at the scene.

ST. LOUIS > Worker rescued from trench * Firefighters used a ladder and ropes Friday morning to rescue a man trapped in a 20- foot-deep trench at a construction site in the 4100 block of Finney Avenue.

The man was working in a safety enclosure about 8:45 a.m., installing a sewer line in a trench, when mud shifted and trapped him for about an hour, St. Louis Fire Department Capt. Garon Mosby said. Rescue workers built a "collapse and rigging" system at the scene to reach and remove the man, Mosby said. The worker, in stable condition, was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

MONROE COUNTY > Driver gets 6 years in fatal crash * A woman from Red Bud was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for aggravated driving under the influence for a 2015 crash that killed two women in Monroe County.

Crystal R. Steinheimer, 21, submitted a guilty plea last month, shortly before her trial was set to start. A second felony charge of reckless homicide was dropped, according to court records.

Steinheimer was driving on Highway 159, south of Sunset Lane in Red Bud, when she crossed the center line and struck an oncoming car, killing two occupants, Abigail A. Liefer, 19, of Ruma, Ill., and Hannah M. Porter, 20, of Red Bud. The crash took place about 10:30 p.m. Jan. 10, 2015.

FLORISSANT > 2 charged in armed robbery at school * Two Hazelwood Central students are charged with robbing another student at knifepoint in the high school restroom.

Jalen P. Hayes, 18, of the 5000 block of Trailbent Drive, and Christopher E. …

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