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Jeff Truesdell


St. Louis, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Judge Overrules Prosecutor to Back Criminal Charges Against Police Officer for Fatal Shooting of Black Man

Jay Anderson Jr., 25, died in 2016 after being approached in his parked car by a Milwaukee officer who told investigators that he believed Anderson was reaching for a gun → Read More

Atlanta Officers Suspended After Video Shows Cop Kicking Handcuffed Woman in Head

'The actions of the sergeant appear to be unacceptable and we are also concerned with the apparent lack of reaction from another officer present during the incident," said a department statement → Read More

2nd Former Iowa Schools Employee Found Dead Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with Students

Authorities say a former associate principal found dead Thursday died from a self-inflicted gunshot as officers prepared to serve search and arrest warrants in his home → Read More

Atlanta Spa Shooter Pleads Guilty to 4 Murders, Still Faces Charges for Additional 4 Victims

Robert Aaron Long, 21, admitted to the murders in a plea deal in Cherokee County, Ga. → Read More

13-Year-Old N.C. Girl Is Fatally Shot While Sitting at Picnic Table with Friends, 4 Men Arrested

Loyalti Allah, of Monroe, N.C., was "just being a little 13-year-old girl, drinking a soda and talking with friends" when she was struck by a bullet in a drive-by shooting → Read More

How a Man Who Slept With 2 Sisters Learned They Murdered Their Dad — and Decided to Turn Them In

"I don't buy that euthanasia story. You killed your father," the man told Linda Roberts, who confessed to killing her father along with her sister, Mary Beth Tomaselli → Read More

Cocaine Disguised as Cake Leads to Arrest of 2 Alleged Smugglers on Maine Interstate

A drug-sniffing dog detected the veiled cocaine after authorities tracked and pulled over a vehicle suspected of ferrying drugs → Read More

Va. Deputy Indicted in Shooting of Unarmed Black Man After Allegedly Mistaking Phone For Gun

Isiah Brown, 32, was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher when the accused officer "recklessly shot him eight times," says Brown's attorney → Read More

Family of Black Man Who Died in Las Vegas Police Custody After Bike Violation Files Civil Suit

Anthony Brown, 50, was stopped for allegedly riding his bike without a safety light → Read More

How Mental Health First Responders in an Oregon City 'De-escalate' Conflict and Save Lives

When someone in distress calls 911 in Eugene, Ore., crisis responder Ebony Morgan and members of the CAHOOTS team regularly offer assistance in place of armed police → Read More

Three Friends Celebrate Turning 100 After COVID-19 Vaccines: 'We've Gone Through This Together'

"I feel so liberated now, I feel like I'm alive," Lorraine Pirrello, a retired opera singer who turned 100 on June 18, tells PEOPLE in this week's issue → Read More

Woman Accused of Killing Her Friend, Then Framing Victim's Husband, Who Spent Years in Prison

The twisted case of accused killer Pamela Hupp, who already is serving life in prison for another murder, "stands alone in its heinousness and depravity," says the prosecutor → Read More

Missing N.J. Mom Abducted Along with Son in AMBER Alert Case Is Found Dead in Tennessee

Investigators discovered the body of Yasemin Uyar, 24, in a wooded area off I-40 Saturday → Read More

Ariz. Teen Didn't Return After Night Out with Friends, Was Found Slain in Car 2 Days Later

Itzel Espinoza was reported missing to police when she didn't come home Thursday, her father said → Read More

Body of Missing Army Vet ID'd 2 Years After She Vanished, Boyfriend Charged with Murder

Cecelia Barber Finona, 59, disappeared after an argument in May 2019 with her boyfriend, and DNA just identified her remains that were found six months ago → Read More

National Guard Soldier, 19, Who Hoped to Become Police Officer, Is Shot Dead on Chicago Street

Chrys Carvajal was outside of a party on the city's Northwest Side early Saturday when an apparent drive-by shooter fired upon him → Read More

Calif. Prison Guard Sentenced for Having Sex with Inmate in View of Other Prisoners: 'Depraved'

Tina Gonzalez, 26, took responsibility for her crimes at the Fresno County jail, but also had been made vulnerable by the recent end of her marriage, her attorney said → Read More

Cosby Survivor Andrea Constand 'Disappointed' by His Overturned Sexual Assault Conviction

Andrea Constand's allegations against Bill Cosby had led to his 2018 conviction for sexual assault → Read More

'So I Raped You': Facebook Message Leads to Arrest Warrant in Alleged 2013 Campus Assault

Shannon Keeler, now 26, had pushed for authorities to investigate the case for years → Read More

Maine Mom Accused in 3-Year-Old Son's Abuse Death Allegedly Covered Wounds with Temporary Tattoos

After a medical examiner ruled Maddox Williams died from blunt force trauma, Jessica Williams allegedly told police her son 'bruised very easily and her kids play wild and crazy' → Read More