Two Men in Custody in Connection with St. Louis Place Homicide

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) 2 men are in custody in connection with Monday’s homicide in the city’s St. Louis Place neighborhood. St. Louis Police say that 43-year-old Dexter Wiggley and 42-year-old Cortez Eastwood were arrested Thursday and charged with 1st degree murder, armed criminal action, and unlawful possession of a firearm. The incident occurred in…

Hospitalizations at new high, positivity rate up in Missouri

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized for the coronavirus in Missouri has reached another record, and the seven-day average positivity rate was more than triple the benchmark suggested by the World Health Organization. The state health department’s COVID-19 dashboard showed other alarming numbers Thursday: 1,875 new confirmed cases and 22 deaths. The…

Family identifies 4 killed in eastern Missouri house fire

DESOTO, Mo. (AP) — Family members have identified four people killed in an eastern Missouri house fire as a couple, their daughter and a granddaughter. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that those killed were 76-year-old Joe Detter and his 74-year-old wife, Frances Detter; their daughter, 37-year-old Sherri Detter; and granddaughter, 18-year-old Kari Detter. Two men…