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Jeff Truesdell


St. Louis, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Rise in Violence Against Women Prompts Puerto Rican Government to Declare State of Emergency

Island activists have long demanded a coordinated government response to the growing numbers of gender-based assaults, murders and disappearances → Read More

'Happy' Mo. Girl, 7, and Her Dad Are Fatally Shot While Sitting in Parked Car

Someone approached the car and shot Dmyah and Darrion Fleming around 8 p.m. Sunday → Read More

Teen Turned Dad in for D.C. Riots He Allegedly Said 'Traitors Get Shot' — and Now Son Speaks Out

"It was my moral compass, kind of, to do what I thought would protect not only my family, but my dad himself," Jackson Reffitt, 18, said after tipping the F.B.I. to his dad's actions → Read More

R.I. Mom Heartbroken When Recipient of Late Son’s Donated Organ Is Found Murdered at Home

Alecia Williams had developed a friendship with the man who received a donated liver from her son, Jasper, who died in a 2016 stabbing, and now mourns both → Read More

Police Cite Natural Causes in Death of Lori Vallow's Third Husband She Allegedly Wanted to 'Kill'

Authorities alerted to a recording in which Lori Vallow allegedly threatened to "murder" Joseph Ryan found nothing to reverse an earlier conclusion that he died from a heart attack → Read More

Tax Cheat Al Pirro, Ex-Husband of Fox News Host and Trump Ally Judge Jeanine, Receives Pardon

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro's ex-husband Albert was granted a pardon following his 2000 conviction for fraudulently writing off $1.2 million in personal spending as business expenses → Read More

AMBER Alert for N.Y. Siblings, 3 and 5, Abducted by Suspects in Ski Masks

Police believe the two children nabbed from foster care may be "in imminent danger of serious bodily harm and/or death" → Read More

2 National Guard Members Removed From Inauguration Security After Ties Found to Far-Right Groups

No plot was detected as the Army and FBI work to vet more than 25,000 Guard troops sent to Washington, D.C., to help ensure safety during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration → Read More

Man Photographed Carrying Confederate Flag Inside U.S. Capitol During Siege Is Arrested

Kevin Seefried, who was photographed with the flag, and his son Hunter each face three criminal charges including violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds → Read More

Calif. Mom Who Killed Daughter, 2, by Leaving Girl Alone in Car with Heat Running Gets 14 Years in Prison

Lacey Ana Mazzarella, 35, pleaded guilty after placing her child in the car overnight as she drank nearby with a friend and then fell asleep → Read More

'Angel of Death': After a Serial Killer Targeted Veterans at Hospital, Families Ask 'Why?'

Nursing assistant Reta Mays killed patients with insulin injections at a VA hospital in Clarksburg, W. Va. → Read More

Third Suspect Accused in Fatal Shooting of Mich. Singer Whose Hands Were Bound with Christmas Lights

The arrests come more than three years after the alleged murder of 27-year-old Egypt Covington → Read More

After Abusive Ex Left Her for Dead with Stabbing, a Trauma Center Helped Ohio Woman Reclaim Her Life

Lakisha Ray benefitted from an advocacy effort that has opened 35 trauma recovery centers across the country → Read More

Fla. Woman Vanished After Seeking Divorce from Husband, Who Now Admits Crime and Leads Cops to Body

Gretchen Anthony's estranged husband had allegedly sent texts from her phone claiming she was hospitalized with COVID-19 → Read More

Journalist Is Open to Dating Others After 'Pharma Bro' 'Dumped Me Through His Lawyers’: Report

Ex-Bloomberg reporter Christie Smythe reported on the crimes of pharmaceutical exec Martin Shkreli, and fell for him as she did → Read More

Alabama Nursing Student Is Fatally Shot Outside Campus Student Center: ‘Sweet, Sweet Soul’

Destiny Danielle Washington, 20, was allegedly shot during a meeting with a suspect to sell headphones, police said → Read More

2 Suspects Face Kidnapping Charges After Boy, 2, Abandoned at Mississippi Goodwill Donation Center

The allegations back up a claim by the child's mother that a suspect in her son's abduction had tried to prostitute her → Read More

'Beloved' Va. Nurse Is Found Slain in Home Along with Husband, and Her Son Is the Suspect

The pair died from apparent gunshots, police said, with their bodies discovered hours after police said they "could be in danger" → Read More

Boy, 2, Fatally Shoots Himself by Accident While Mom Feeds His Infant Brother in Other Room: Police

Leighton Owings was struck by a single bullet and died at a hospital from his injuries → Read More

Driver Charged with DUI After Crash That Killed 5 Cyclists Riding Together on Nevada Highway

The D.A. says Jordan Barson was charged after "significant amounts" of methamphetamine were found in his system → Read More