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Jeff Truesdell


St. Louis, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Man Accused of Murdering Mo. Transgender Woman After Meeting Her on Dating Site

Dominique Lucious, 26, "loved herself how she was, and that's what made everybody adore her" → Read More

Chief Says Killing of Unarmed Black Man Daunte Wright Was 'Accidental,' Officer Meant to Fire Taser

The Mayor of Brooklyn Center, Minn., called for the firing of the officer who shot Daunte Wright → Read More

How a Tipster's Hunch Helped Police Catch a Serial Killer Who Preyed on College Students

ABC News' 20/20, airing Friday, takes a look back at the 1990 murders of five students that terrorized Gainesville, Fla. → Read More

Doormen Fired After Appearing Not to Intervene During N.Y.C. Attack on Asian Woman

Both the doorman and concierge "did assist the victim and flagged down the police, as was shown in a longer version of the building's camera footage," countered a representative of the workers' union → Read More

More Than 20 Fort Sill Soldiers Under Investigation After Trainee Reports Sexual Assault: Reports

The investigation was launched within hours after a female trainee reported the allegations on March 27, said the commander of the U.S. Army base in Oklahoma → Read More

Derek Chauvin's Use of Force Was 'In No Way, Shape or Form' Proper, Police Chief Testifies

"Once Floyd had stopped resisting, and certainly once he was in distress and trying to verbalize that, that should have stopped," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo testified → Read More

N.C. Teen Is Fatally Shot While Shielding 10-Year-Old Boy from Gunfire: 'My Baby Died a Hero'

Al'Tarrek Bell, 18, died from his fatal gunshot injuries after protecting a relative of his girlfriend's who was sitting with him in the back seat of a car → Read More

People Magazine Investigates: Tracking Missing Colo. Mom Kelsey Berreth to Find Her Killer

The 2018 murder of the Colorado mom who disappeared amid an alleged breakup with her fiancé is the subject of the newest episode of People Magazine Investigates → Read More

Police Officer Dead After Driver Rams U.S. Capitol Barricade; Suspect Also Fatally Shot

The Capitol grounds were put on lockdown after the incident Friday in which the driver reportedly exited his vehicle brandishing a knife → Read More

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty to Murdering Wife After Escalating Abuse: 'Frog in a Pot of Boiling Water'

Megan Montgomery, 31, was shot dead in 2019 three months after leaving her husband and vowing to help other victims of domestic abuse "leave sooner" → Read More

Beauty Pageant Finalist Pursuing Ph.D. Is Fatally Shot Outside Parents' Home, No Arrests Made

Police have no suspects in the March 12 shooting of Najeebat Sule, the second runner-up in the 2019 Miss Nigeria International contest → Read More

Derek Chauvin Told Witness Who Confronted Him After Killing, 'That's Just One Person's Opinion'

Derek Chauvin, who has pleaded not guilty to the murder of George Floyd, told a bystander, "We gotta put force, gotta control this guy because he's a sizable guy" → Read More

2 Cops Indicted for Manslaughter After Repeatedly Tasering Man Whose Arrest Was Filmed for Live PD

Javier Ambler, 40, died in 2019 following a 22-minute chase by Williamson County Sheriff's deputies that allegedly began as a routine traffic stop → Read More

EMT Who Witnessed George Floyd's Killing Says Cops Waved Her Off When She Tried to Help Him

"I don't know if you've seen anyone be killed, but it's upsetting," Genevieve Hansen testified during the trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin, who has pleaded not guilty to George Floyd's murder → Read More

Minn. Boy, 6, 'Destined for Great Things' Is Fatally Shot After Unsupervised Children Find Gun in Home

"May this serve as a reminder that guns need to be locked away and out of reach of children," a family member wrote → Read More

Italian Mafia Fugitive Is Captured After Authorities Discover YouTube Cooking Channel He Launched

Marc Feren Claude Biart, 53, had been wanted for arrest since 2014 for allegedly trafficking cocaine → Read More

Dispatcher Who Watched George Floyd's Death in Real Time 'Called Police on the Police': Prosecutor

Ex-officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial began with testimony from a 911 dispatcher who said she "was concerned something might be wrong" with the officer's detention tactics → Read More

Texas Woman, 70, Was Murdered in Her Sleep, and Neighbor Is Suspect

Authorities arrested a suspect in the killing of Patrice Ward after he allegedly attacked another couple nearby → Read More

Testimony Begins in Murder Trial of Ex-Police Officer Charged in George Floyd's Killing

Derek Chauvin, who was fired from the Minneapolis police force after pressing his knee on George Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes, has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges → Read More

Jacob Blake Files Excessive Force Lawsuit Against Officer Who Shot Him in Back 6 Times

The August 2020 shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, left Jacob Blake paralyzed → Read More