Drunk Man Accused of Firing Shotgun to Scare Driver Who Stole His Parking Spot

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Terry Moore, 52.
We've all dreamed of seeking revenge on the wintertime marauders who steal parking spots after someone finishes the back-breaking work of shoveling them out.

But this drunk St. Louis man took things too far last week, and he's facing two felony guns charges because of it.

After a snowstorm dumped several inches of powdery snow on St. Louis, Terry Moore, 52, shoveled out a spot for his car near his home in the 4100 block of Botanical Avenue, in the Shaw neighborhood, just before midnight on Wednesday night.

But things took a turn when a driver stole the parking space before Moore had a chance to move his car, witnesses told FOX 2 (KTVI-TV).

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Family Fake-Kidnapped "Too Nice" 6-Year-Old Boy To Scare Him Away From Strangers: Police

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Nathan Firoved helped a family fake-kidnap a six-year-old boy -- to teach the kid a lesson.
One of our favorite running gags from Arrested Development took a horrifically literal turn yesterday when three Lincoln County family members and an accomplice were charged for fake-kidnapping a six-year-old boy in order to teach him a lesson about stranger danger.

According to police, the masterminds behind the four-hour staged kidnapping were the unnamed child's mother, 25-year-old Elizabeth Hupp, grandmother, 58-year-old Rose Brewer, and aunt, 38-year-old Denise Kroutil. Kroutil also enlisted help of one her gas station coworkers, 23-year-old Nathan Wynn Firoved, telling him that she wanted to "scare" her nephew because he was "too nice."

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Woman Attacks Ex-Husband's New Girlfriend With Knife at Chuck E. Cheese: Police

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Chuck E. Cheese, where "a kid can be a kid" and adults attack each other with knives.
Police are on the hunt for the woman who sliced the face, hands and neck of her ex-husband's girlfriend at the south county Chuck E. Cheese.

The suspect, a 32-year-old woman, came to the Chuck E. Cheese at South County Center threatening to cut the tires of her former husband's car around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday night. That's when the ex-husband's new squeeze, who is eight years younger than his ex-wife, decided to get involved.

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Woman Attacks Bingo Buddies with Scissors Over $200 Winnings, Goes to Prison

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Careful, bingo lovers, put those weapons away!
If prisons have bingo nights, there's one new inmate who probably shouldn't be invited.

Margaret Thomas, 52, of Jefferson City, was sentenced to five years in prison Monday for assaulting two people with scissors after a winning night at the bingo hall.

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Man With Cardinals, White Sox Face Tattoos Accidentally Kills Fellow Gang Member: Police

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Richard Magnan.
Plenty of the best fans in baseball have St. Louis Cardinals tattoos, just not on the face -- or next to a tattoo for the Chicago White Sox.

Richard Magnan faces involuntary manslaughter charges for accidentally shooting and killing his friend and fellow gang member, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. But what caught Daily RFT's eye is his astonishingly eclectic collection of facial tattoos.

Magnan has the STL logo for the Cardinals tattooed on his chin, just below the cursive "Gangster" tattoo he wears instead of a mustache. And on his left cheek, below a similarly unique pairing of a Jewish Star of David and a Christian cross, he wears the "Sox" logo for the Chicago White Sox.


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Man Applies for Job at Car Wash Before Robbing It, Shooting Employee: Police

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The Hands On Detailing car wash is right behind the Rendezvous Room.
Maybe he was casing the joint. Maybe he forgot his resume. Either way, police are on the lookout for the man who tried to rob Hands On Detailing car wash last weekend by asking for a job first.

Just after 5 p.m. Friday, an unidentified man in a white hooded jacket, light-colored jeans and a red baseball cap walked into the car wash behind south city staple the Rendezvous Room at 521 S. Vandeventer, asked for a job and left, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

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"Some Idiot" is Throwing Rocks At Cars on I-55: Police Chief

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The bridge over I-55 where some idiot is throwing rocks at traffic.
To the person throwing rocks at cars on the West Main Street overpass on Interstate 55 in Festus:

Stop being an idiot.


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Charity Fundraiser Kept Donations to Wounded Soldiers For Himself: Attorney General

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William Harshbarger.
When a fifteen-year-old birthday girl decided she wanted friends to donate to the Wounded Warrior Project in lieu of gifts, William Harshbarger was there to help. Harshbarger collected donations from the birthday partygoers, saying the funds would go to help injured troops.

Then, according to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster, Harshbarger kept all $1,080 -- as well as thousands of dollars in other donations -- for himself.

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Hamburglers Rob Cahokia McDonalds, Get Caught by Crashing into Mayor's Car: Police

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This is what we imagine these geniuses were wearing while robbing a McDonalds.
Centreville mayor Marius Jackson was hospitalized Tuesday after two robbery suspects crashed into his car during a high-speed chase with police.


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Drunk "Ice Cream Junkie" Gets Six Years For Stealing Frozen Treats from Church

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Andre Jung, a.k.a. the Ice Cream Junkie.
Woah, woah, woah -- before all you soft-on-crime liberals get outraged, there's more to this story.

Yes, Andrew Steven Jung, 25, was sentenced to six years for breaking into a church and stealing ice cream. The self-described "ice cream junkie" was really wasted last March and, being in St. Charles, decided a fun thing to do would be to smash a glass door to a house of Jesus and raid the fridge of its frozen dairy treats.

Police found him three blocks down the road, his face covered in ice cream. Questioned by police, Jung explained he was an "ice cream junkie."

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