The suicide of a veteran at John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis last month is the latest in a string of such deaths on Veterans Affairs properties nationwide.Phillip Crews, 62, shot himself in the hospital’s emergency room waiting area just after 4 a.m. on March 26, … [Read more...] about Suicide at St. Louis VA hospital is one in a string of self-inflicted deaths at veterans facilities
ST. LOUIS -- A carjacking suspect died Monday after a shootout with police on a busy stretch of interstate near St. Louis, authorities said. The incident began around 9 a.m. when a vehicle ran off the road near the intersection of Interstate 55 and Interstate 270. When someone … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Carjacking suspect dead after shootout with police on Missouri interstate
JEFFERSON COUNTY • Jerrod Kershaw’s neighbors thought he might be heading out hunting on the morning of July 24. He passed by them wearing a bullet-resistant vest and camouflage, carrying a rifle. But the Iraq War veteran was armed with issues that they could not see: … [Read more...] about He was on a mission to kill and be killed. A probe into why also reveals how he died in standoff with police.