Christine Byers,

Christine Byers

St. Louis, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Christine:

Woman beaten to death by son in apartment, source reports

A source tells 5 On Your Side the suspect, her son, killed the victim after an argument. → Read More

Dawan Ferguson convicted of child molestation following murder conviction

Ferguson was convicted of murder in his son's death in July. → Read More

'It was spiritual' | Accused transit station killer speaks at court hearing

Alexander's attorney noted he had no prior violent convictions on his record and could return to living with his mother should the judge allow him to post a bond. → Read More

Poll workers report brawl, death threat, candidates trying to run over each other outside St. Louis County voting centers

St. Louis Board of Elections said police were called to multiple scenes during final hours of election, but police said no arrests or reports were made. → Read More

Downtown violence, 12-hour shifts, dwindling roster stressing St. Louis police

Some commanders have shared their feelings about the current state of affairs in memos obtained by 5 On Your Side. → Read More

Surging Hyundai and Kia thefts causing Club shortage

Steering wheel locks are in high demand as owners scramble to stop soaring thefts. → Read More

Sunset Hills police chief arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated

Chief Stephen Dodge was arrested on June 17 at the Lake of the Ozarks. → Read More

Ignition design makes Hyundais and Kias easy to steal with USB cords

Automakers have known about the defect and the trend of thefts for at least a year. → Read More

Jury deliberates in murder trial of man accused of killing retired St. Louis police captain

The jury was given the case in Stephan Cannon's trial. He was accused of killing Dorn in 2020. → Read More

'I feel burdened by the actions of another': Key witness testifies against friend accused of killing retired St. Louis police captain

David Dorn, 77, was shot and killed June 2, 2020 while trying to protect a friend's pawn shop from looters. → Read More

Gang bust in St. Louis clears the streets of weapons and drugs, police say

A multitude of drugs and guns were seized on Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Dawan Ferguson convicted of Christian Ferguson’s death

Dawan Ferguson was charged in 2019 with first-degree murder and abuse of a child resulting in death. He was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Closing arguments in Dawan Ferguson murder trial

Dawan Ferguson has been charged with sexually assaulting two of his ex-wife's relatives. → Read More

Top aide to Sam Page quits after video of sex act surfaces

The video reviewed by 5 On Your Side shows Chief of Staff Calvin Harris engaged in a sex act in an office. → Read More

St. Charles County Sheriff's Deputy charged after pellet gun death of neighbor's dog

A viral video showed the dog owner confronting the deputy at his home. → Read More

Byers' Beat: Special election costs surging following indictments in St. Louis

Here's how the resignations of members of the Board of Alderman and the board president will cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands. → Read More

St. Louis Personnel Division changes qualifications for city's next chief

The pool of candidates to become St. Louis’ next police chief just got deeper. → Read More

Expired tag enforcement on the rise in St. Charles while St. Louis area leaders still skirt the law

A St. Louis alderman and a top administrator for the St. Louis County executive still have expired tags. → Read More

Byers' Beat: Broken trust in St. Louis area government officials

Politicians and a political aide have been indicted on federal corruption charges within one week of each other. → Read More

Teen breaks ankles, spine while trying to escape from St. Louis juvenile detention center

An 18-year-old broke both of his ankles and fractured his spine after jumping out of a third story window at the Juvenile Detention Center along Hogan Street. → Read More