Citing security concerns, U2 and Live Nation cancelled Saturday’s concert at The Dome at America’s Center.
The city’s homicide rate this year quadrupled overnight, rising from two to eight during a violent 12-hour span that ended with a murder during rush hour Thursday morning in downtown St. Louis.
A spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department says officers were conducting hot spot patrolling near the 4600 block of Cottage Avenue when they saw the Monte Carlo make an illegal turn. When the officers turned their patrol vehicle around to conduct a traffic stop, they say the suspects sped away.
Chief Sam Dotson says the suspect was the passenger in a stolen red Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Officers conducting hot spot policing in the area saw the vehicle make an illegal turn and speed away, so they put a call out to other officers in the area to be on the lookout for the car.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has issued a “no travel advisory” during Tuesday’s anticipated snowstorm. A spokesperson for MoDOT says hazardous conditions are expected across the state due to heavy snowfall and strong winds.
Murder charges have been filed against 17-year-old Robert Mitchell in the death of 32-year-old Zemir Begic, a Bosnian-American who was attacked and killed by youths wielding hammers.
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