DIXON, Mo. (AP) — The body of an Army sergeant killed in last week's mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, has arrived in a small southern Missouri town for a weekend funeral.
Law enforcement vehicles and nearly 100 Patriot guard motorcycle riders accompanied a hearse bearing the body of 37-year-old Sergeant Timothy Owens in a procession Friday from Lambert Airport in St. Louis to a funeral home in Dixon.
Patriot Guard riders will also escort the remains on Saturday morning from Dixon to a church in neighboring Rolla where the funeral will be held. Owens, originally from Effingham, Illinois attended high school in Rolla and met his wife there.
Owens was one of three soldiers killed April 2nd when ano
St. Louis, MO (KTRS) - St. Louis County Police say a Craigslist post led them to a car thief.
Court documents indicate that a car owner reported that she started her car during a cold day in March and left it running with the keys inside and the doors unlocked. A few minutes later, the woman said she walked outside and the car was gone. Police say they traced the car to an ad on Craigslist.
21-year-old Aubrey Watkins is being held in connection to the theft. Police say Watkins said he bought the car from a friend and knew it was stolen.