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STL sex trafficking scandals

Websites such as Backpage have allowed sex trafficking to enter our everyday lives.

Amelia Hurley, features + in-depth editor

April 15, 2020

*This story contains anonymous sources. *Katie was on the honor roll at her local high school; many of her peers liked her, but Katie lacked something: a father. He didn’t come home often, but when he did, he did so in a drunken rage. She simply wanted a man to love her and make her feel specia...

Police Beat 9/30-10/6

During the week of Sept. 30th through Oct. 6th, along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, the Kirkwood Police Department responded to 9 residential / business alarms, 18 motor vehicle accidents and assisted the Fire / EMS Department on 57 calls. 

TKC Staff

October 18, 2019

Police beat for Sept. 30- Oct. 6

Spike in car break-ins

“Lock your cars and if you see anything suspicious, whether it be during the morning or evenings, contact us,” Officer Douglas said.

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

April 19, 2019

As the weather gets warmer, car break-ins increase, according to Officer Donald Douglas, Student Resource Officer (SRO). People who leave their cars unlocked and with valuables visible in their car are more likely to be broken into. “A lot of people in this area leave their cars unlocked and they leav...

Police Beat: 12/10-12/16

Police Beat: 12/10-12/16

TKC Staff

January 15, 2019

Des Peres Police Department   On Monday, December 10, 2018, larceny report from a building 11600 block of Serama Dr. Package was taken from a mailbox shipped by FedEx and USPS did the final drop off in the mailbox. On Monday, December 10, 2018, domestic assault in the second degree in ...

Police Beat: 12/3-12/9

Police Beat: 12/3-12/9

TKC Staff

January 14, 2019

Des Peres Police Department   On Monday, December 3, 2018, several females stole clothing from a store in West County Center and fled the area. Report was taken. On Monday, December 3, 2018, petty larceny of clothing at West County Center. Subject taken into custody, released on summons and es...

Policing the minority with the majority

art by Cate McCandless

Jonathan Munroe, news writer

December 12, 2018

Officer Yvonne Bonner has been in law enforcement for the past 25 years, starting at Northwoods Police Department then moving to her current position at the Kirkwood Police Department (KPD). Bonner worked as an SRO (School Resource Officer) at both North Kirkwood Middle School and Nipher Middle School...

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

art by Sarah Nash

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

December 11, 2018

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support proposition C, then you are a Democrat. If you just Google searched proposition C, or the second amendment, then you probably are the average American youth; one whose political informativeness never stretches outside the walls o...

Police Beat: 11/26-12/2

Police Beat: 11/26-12/2

TKC Staff

December 10, 2018

Des Peres Police Department   On Monday, November 26, 2018, suspicious unoccupied vehicle with an attachment for a wanted subject from St. Peters Police Department. The subject was taken into custody upon returning to the vehicle. The subject was field transferred to St. Peters Police Depar...

Police Beat: 11/19-11/25

Police Beat: 11/19-11/25

TKC Staff

December 10, 2018

Des Peres Police Department   On Monday, November 19, 2018, suspect left the scene of an accident in the 12000 block of Manhattan Place. Property damage to fence and yards and managed to exit on sidewalk between gate and pillar. On Monday, November 19, 2018, grab and run of winter coat...

Police Beat: 11/12-11/18

Police Beat: 11/12-11/18

TKC Staff

December 9, 2018

Des Peres Police Department   On Monday, November 12, 2018, victims vehicle stolen overnight in the 12100 block of Bent Brook Rd. Keys were left in a jacket accidentally left out in the yard. On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, larceny and assault at West County Center. Subject fled the area af...

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