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July 28, 1987 | Associated Press
The sheriff of Cedar County was killed by fire from a .30-caliber rifle that was booby-trapped to a doorknob in a mobile home where he had gone to investigate a burglary report, police said. Two brothers were charged later Sunday in the death of Sheriff C. A. LaRew, 34, but police said they were uncertain for whom the trap was intended.
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September 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
After feuding with the city of Bunker for years over an easement on his lot, a man apparently upset with city workers shot two people to death and wounded two others, authorities said. Police were searching for Garry Dewayne Watson, 49, in the remote, heavily wooded area surrounding this community of 300 people about 120 miles southwest of St. Louis. Watson lives in a double-wide mobile home on land next to a city-operated sewage lagoon.
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September 8, 1987 | Associated Press
Four men, two of them brothers, have been arrested in the slayings of five people and the wounding of two others in a supermarket robbery on Friday, police said Monday. The arrests came after one of the men contacted authorities over the weekend and gave information that led officers to the others, police Capt. Charles McCrary said. He said that police were continuing their investigation and that there could be further arrests. The case was the worst multiple homicide in the St.
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November 11, 1998 | Associated Press
A gunman opened fire near downtown Tuesday night, killing a police officer and wounding at least three other people before officers shot him to death. Witnesses told police the man began firing as he went up the street, shooting randomly at people as he walked toward the Calvary Baptist Church, Lt. Jim Connors said. The first officer to respond to the scene was fatally wounded. The officer died soon after he arrived at Heartland Regional Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Kelly Stuck said.
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March 3, 1996 | GEOFF BOUCHER and DEXTER FILKINS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A 21-year-old fugitive suspected in the January slaying of a former Tustin High School student is a self-styled gang leader who has organized branches of his "211 gang" in two states and might have become a white supremacist while in a Missouri prison, police said Saturday. Gunner J. Lindberg was being held at the Orange County Jail without bail Saturday night on suspicion of killing Thien Minh Ly, who was stabbed to death Jan. 29 on a high school tennis court.
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April 11, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two striking Greyhound drivers were arrested in Missouri in connection with the shooting at buses near St. Louis. There were no injuries in the March 22 incidents. Both men will be charged with federal firearms violations and endangering people on board a vehicle and could face up to 10 years in jail. Officials are investigating two dozen Greyhound shootings since 6,300 drivers and 3,000 others struck on March 2. Arrested were Roy B. Simes, 35, and Harry T. Lewis, 42, of suburban St. Louis.
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July 16, 1996 | Associated Press
Pandemonium erupted Monday when a man fatally shot an aerobics instructor, then fired at her class of 20 or so women at a suburban St. Louis fitness center. Laura West, 32, was shot three or four times. No one else was hurt. Police were looking for her ex-husband, said Police Chief Robert Lowery. Police said the suspect went to the Total You Fitness Center to pay alimony to West, then sat down to wait for a receipt. As class ended about 9 a.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 29, 1989 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A suspect in the brutal rape and murder of a Fountain Valley woman two weeks ago was arrested Thursday evening in Springfield, Mo., after he allegedly shot and wounded a police officer in a downtown gunfight, police said. Timmy Lee De Priest, 29, was captured after he emptied his .25-caliber revolver in a gunfight in an old-town area of that city, Springfield Police Lt. David Haun said. He was captured by other officers who tackled and subdued him. Cpl.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1990 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A suspect in a St. Louis credit union robbery was arrested in Hollywood on Saturday, less than 24 hours after another suspect in the case allegedly gunned down one FBI agent and wounded two others before being fatally shot himself, authorities said. Ronald Craig Horr, 26, was arrested by a contingent of FBI agents and Los Angeles police officers in connection with the Jan. 3 robbery in St. Louis, said Jim Neilson, an FBI spokesman in Los Angeles. Neilson said Horr was armed with a .
NEWS
September 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
After feuding with the city of Bunker for years over an easement on his lot, a man apparently upset with city workers shot two people to death and wounded two others, authorities said. Police were searching for Garry Dewayne Watson, 49, in the remote, heavily wooded area surrounding this community of 300 people about 120 miles southwest of St. Louis. Watson lives in a double-wide mobile home on land next to a city-operated sewage lagoon.
NEWS
July 16, 1996 | Associated Press
Pandemonium erupted Monday when a man fatally shot an aerobics instructor, then fired at her class of 20 or so women at a suburban St. Louis fitness center. Laura West, 32, was shot three or four times. No one else was hurt. Police were looking for her ex-husband, said Police Chief Robert Lowery. Police said the suspect went to the Total You Fitness Center to pay alimony to West, then sat down to wait for a receipt. As class ended about 9 a.m.
NEWS
March 3, 1996 | GEOFF BOUCHER and DEXTER FILKINS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A 21-year-old fugitive suspected in the January slaying of a former Tustin High School student is a self-styled gang leader who has organized branches of his "211 gang" in two states and might have become a white supremacist while in a Missouri prison, police said Saturday. Gunner J. Lindberg was being held at the Orange County Jail without bail Saturday night on suspicion of killing Thien Minh Ly, who was stabbed to death Jan. 29 on a high school tennis court.
NEWS
April 11, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two striking Greyhound drivers were arrested in Missouri in connection with the shooting at buses near St. Louis. There were no injuries in the March 22 incidents. Both men will be charged with federal firearms violations and endangering people on board a vehicle and could face up to 10 years in jail. Officials are investigating two dozen Greyhound shootings since 6,300 drivers and 3,000 others struck on March 2. Arrested were Roy B. Simes, 35, and Harry T. Lewis, 42, of suburban St. Louis.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1990 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A suspect in a St. Louis credit union robbery was arrested in Hollywood on Saturday, less than 24 hours after another suspect in the case allegedly gunned down one FBI agent and wounded two others before being fatally shot himself, authorities said. Ronald Craig Horr, 26, was arrested by a contingent of FBI agents and Los Angeles police officers in connection with the Jan. 3 robbery in St. Louis, said Jim Neilson, an FBI spokesman in Los Angeles. Neilson said Horr was armed with a .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 29, 1989 | GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A suspect in the brutal rape and murder of a Fountain Valley woman two weeks ago was arrested Thursday evening in Springfield, Mo., after he allegedly shot and wounded a police officer in a downtown gunfight, police said. Timmy Lee De Priest, 29, was captured after he emptied his .25-caliber revolver in a gunfight in an old-town area of that city, Springfield Police Lt. David Haun said. He was captured by other officers who tackled and subdued him. Cpl.
NEWS
September 8, 1987 | Associated Press
Four men, two of them brothers, have been arrested in the slayings of five people and the wounding of two others in a supermarket robbery on Friday, police said Monday. The arrests came after one of the men contacted authorities over the weekend and gave information that led officers to the others, police Capt. Charles McCrary said. He said that police were continuing their investigation and that there could be further arrests. The case was the worst multiple homicide in the St.
NEWS
November 11, 1998 | Associated Press
A gunman opened fire near downtown Tuesday night, killing a police officer and wounding at least three other people before officers shot him to death. Witnesses told police the man began firing as he went up the street, shooting randomly at people as he walked toward the Calvary Baptist Church, Lt. Jim Connors said. The first officer to respond to the scene was fatally wounded. The officer died soon after he arrived at Heartland Regional Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Kelly Stuck said.
NATIONAL
February 19, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
A conservative Missouri lawmaker has proposed a bill that would send his fellow lawmakers to prison if they propose more gun-control legislation. H.B. 633 , proposed by Mike Leara, a St. Louis County Republican, would make it a felony punishable with up to four years in prison for anyone who "proposes a piece of legislation that further restricts the right of an individual to bear arms, as set forth under the second amendment of the Constitution of the United States. " The Missouri representative's bill follows other proposed cantankerous legislation coming out of that state, where the state's House of Representatives passed a bill that could imprison government officials for up to a year if they enforced President Obama's Affordable Care Act. Another recent bill would have essentially severed Missouri from the federal government.
NEWS
July 28, 1987 | Associated Press
The sheriff of Cedar County was killed by fire from a .30-caliber rifle that was booby-trapped to a doorknob in a mobile home where he had gone to investigate a burglary report, police said. Two brothers were charged later Sunday in the death of Sheriff C. A. LaRew, 34, but police said they were uncertain for whom the trap was intended.
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