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    St. Louis police on Friday seized a gun at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who were photographed outside their home pointing weapons at Black Lives Matter protesters in an image that went viral. Police said they were executing a search warrant when they seized a semi-automatic .223 caliber rifle, which matches the description of the weapon Mark McCloskey was seen holding.    St. Louis Police Sergeant Keith Barrett said the weapon was seized as part of the investigation...
    By Sarah Teague ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Lawyer Albert Watkins on Saturday turned over to police what he said was the handgun that city resident Patricia McCloskey had waved at protesters June 28. Police served a search warrant Friday at the Portland Place home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey and seized the rifle that Mark McCloskey had brandished that evening. The couple made national headlines after they stood in their yard holding a rifle and a handgun and shouted at...
    Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters, have a long history of suing their neighbors, a lengthy investigation by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch found. The newspaper found that the two personal injury lawyers have been in litigation with their gated neighborhood almost continually since they moved into their home in 1988, which they obtained after winning a lawsuit. The McCloskeys filed suits over small neighborhood issues, such as accusing neighbors of breaking neighborhood rules...
    Two attorneys in St. Louis who pointed firearms at Black Lives Matter protesters had one of their guns seized by a city prosecutor who executed a search and seizure warrant on Friday. Their other gun was surrendered to police on Saturday. Personal injury attorneys Mark McCloskey and Patricia McCloskey went viral in late June after being caught on video holding what appears to be an AR-15 style rifle and an extremely small pistol, respectively. The rifle is now in...
    ST. LOUIS -- Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney confirmed Saturday.Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who are personal injury lawyers, were caught on video brandishing guns as demonstrators walked past their Renaissance palazzo-style home on June 28 while headed to protest outside of the mayors home nearby. The video showed Mark McCloskey, 61, wielding a long-barreled...
    ST. LOUIS -- Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney confirmed Saturday.Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who are personal injury lawyers, were caught on video brandishing guns as demonstrators walked past their Renaissance palazzo-style home on June 28 while headed to protest outside of the mayors home nearby. The video showed Mark McCloskey, 61, wielding a long-barreled...
    ST. LOUIS -- Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney confirmed Saturday.Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who are personal injury lawyers, were caught on video brandishing guns as demonstrators walked past their Renaissance palazzo-style home on June 28 while headed to protest outside of the mayors home nearby. The video showed Mark McCloskey, 61, wielding a long-barreled...
    ST. LOUIS -- Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney confirmed Saturday.Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who are personal injury lawyers, were caught on video brandishing guns as demonstrators walked past their Renaissance palazzo-style home on June 28 while headed to protest outside of the mayors home nearby. The video showed Mark McCloskey, 61, wielding a long-barreled...
    Police seized a rifle from St. Louis couple Mark and Patricia McCloskey during a search of their home following the viral video showing the couple defending their home with guns. Breitbart News reported that the McCloskey’s came out of their home with firearms on Sunday, June 28, 2020, after protesters allegedly burst through a gate in their neighborhood. The McCloskey’s claim the protesters threatened them, so Mr. McCloskey came outside with an AR-15 and his wife with a pistol. A...
    (Reuters) - Police in St. Louis, Missouri, searched the mansion of the couple who brandished guns at protesters marching outside their home last month in widely seen videos, local media reported. The police arrived on Friday evening with a search warrant and seized the rifle wielded by Mark McCloskey during the June 28 incident, the KMOV news channel in St. Louis said. McCloskey and his wife, Patricia McCloskey, are both personal injury lawyers, and have said they were frightened for...
    Police, with a search warrant in hand, reportedly seized a rifle Friday from the St. Louis couple that went viral for brandishing weapons at demonstrators to defend their mansion, the husband told a local news outlet. St. Louis police executed a search warrant on the mega home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey and left the property with the AR-15 that Mark McCloskey aimed at unruly protesters, 5 On Your Side. The lawyer couple had their firearm seized, despite that no...
    St. Louis police served a warrant on lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey late Friday, the couple who went viral last month for defending their property from an encroaching mob of protesters. Police confiscated both firearms — an AR-15 rifle and a handgun — that the McCloskeys were seen holding in photos and videos, according to KSDK-TV. However, no charges have been filed against the couple. Law enforcement sources told KSDK the warrant was issued to seize the firearms only....
    Authorities in St. Louis have executed a search warrant at the home of the couple who made national headlines when they brandished a pair of guns at Black Lives Matter protestors who were marching past their house. Two local news stations, KMOV and KSDK, reported that the warrant was carried out Friday night at Mark and Patricia McCloskeys house in St. Louis affluent Central West End neighborhood. KSDK reported that the search resulted in police seizing the rifle that Mark McCloskey was seen holding...
    Police executed a search warrant and seized the rifle brandished by a St. Louis man when Black Lives Matter protesters marched through his gated community. On Friday, authorities searched the home of lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who made headlines on June 28 when a video went viral showing them waving firearms at protesters who had massed outside their home.  The search turned up the AR-15 that had been held by Mark McCloskey, while a handgun brandished by Patricia McCloskey...
    Lyda Krewson, the embattled mayor of St. Louis -- who has faced repeated protests over the past two weeks -- won’t be stepping down anytime soon, her spokesman said Friday. Communication Director Jacob Long issued the statement Friday morning, after work crews were seen trying to remove the message “RESIGN LYDA RESIGN,” which had been painted in the street outside City Hall overnight between Thursday and Friday, according to reports. “Mayor Krewson is not distracted by any of this and...
    St. Louis cops reportedly seized a rifle from the husband-and-wife legal professionals filmed waving firearms at Black Lives Matter protesters final month. The officers served a warrant on Mark and Patricia McCloskey on Friday evening, taking the rifle the husband was pictured aiming, the native NBC affiliate reported. The officers had been instructed by the couple that their legal professional had the second gun, the pistol brandished by the spouse, the report mentioned. The couple had been filmed as...
    St. Louis police officers reportedly seized a rifle from the husband-and-wife lawyers filmed waving firearms at Black Lives Matter protesters last month. The officers served a warrant on Mark and Patricia McCloskey on Friday night, taking the rifle the husband was pictured aiming, the local NBC affiliate reported. The officers were told by the couple that their attorney had the second gun, the pistol brandished by the wife, the report said. The couple were filmed as they emerged barefoot from...
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt responded to Friday night’s breaking news that a search warrant was served and at least one gun confiscated from the St. Louis couple who defended their home last month from an angry mob by saying that the Democrat prosecutor who was handling the decision has an alleged track record of making politically motivated decisions. “I know this is being handled by a local prosecutor, not something you’d be involved with, but what is your take...
    Police reportedly seized the rifle seen in a viral video late last month showing a St. Louis couple waving firearms at protesters marching through their gated neighborhood. Sources told 5 On Your Side, a local NBC News affiliate, that St. Louis police officers executed a search warrant at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, two personal injury lawyers, in the evening on Friday. They seized the rifle that Mark McCloskey was seen brandishing and pointing at demonstrators. As...
    Law enforcement officials in St. Louis have allegedly served a warrant on the St. Louis couple who recently defended their home when a large mob of angry demonstrators allegedly trespassed onto their private property. Fox News host Shannon Bream tweeted: “BREAKING: Warrant reportedly served on St. Louis couple who stood outside their home with weapons as protesters approached. We’re told weapon(s) seized. We’ve got the warrant and pictures for you at 11p – PLUS, Missouri @AGEricSchmitt joins us LIVE…” BREAKING:...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 4-year-old St. Louis boy who was shot in the head on the Fourth of July, apparently by a stray bullet, has died, police said Friday. Michael Goodlow III had been hospitalized in grave condition since being shot on Saturday. A police spokeswoman, Evita Caldwell, said homicide detectives were advised Thursday night that he had died. No arrests have been made. Caldwell said anyone with information should contact police or report it anonymously to CrimeStoppers. The...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 4-year-old St. Louis boy who was shot in the head on the Fourth of July, apparently by a stray bullet, has died, police said Friday. Michael Goodlow III had been hospitalized in grave condition since being shot on Saturday. A police spokeswoman, Evita Caldwell, said homicide detectives were advised Thursday night that he had died. No arrests have been made. Caldwell said anyone with information should contact police or report it anonymously to CrimeStoppers. The...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man fatally shot a woman outside a St. Louis clothing store over an ongoing fight about money and their children, police said. Nolin Holder, 23, of St. Louis, was arrested and charged Thursday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Wednesday night death of 21-year-old Malasia Pruitt, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Police said Holder concealed a gun inside a bag, confronted Pruitt outside the Gen X clothing store in the Fountain Park...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police cleared out a crowd of protesters early Friday that had taken up camp outside the St. Louis City Hall to call for the resignation of Mayor Lyda Krewson. Officers moved in just before 4 a.m. to remove the protesters, who had painted “Resign Lyda Resign” in large, yellow and white block letters on the street in front of City Hall. The crowd dispersed peacefully and protesters were moved out within two hours, police said. City...
    With 2020 shaping to be an especially violent year in one of the nation’s most violent cities, St. Louis leaders are considering a new tool to fight crime — surveillance planes — even as opponents worry about the further militarization of police and the potential for invasion of privacy. St. Louis traditionally has one of the highest murder rates in the U.S., and this year is shaping up to be especially deadly. The city has seen 113 homicides through Thursday,...