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Suspect indicted for bomb threat

A Eureka man was indicted this week for allegedly threatening to bomb the Jefferson County Courthouse in Hillsboro. The indictment alleges that Scott R. Jones called in the threat Nov. 16 from his cellular phone. He called the Division 6 ...

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FBI cracks down on predators

In the past two years, the St. Louis Division of the FBI topped all other U.S. field offices in arrests of individuals on child pornography and child sex charges. Since John Gillies (left) joined the office as the special agent in charge in October 2007, the office has arrested 107 child predators. There have been more that 114 indictments and 93 convictions.

"Predators may think they can hide in the security of their own homes and think they're safe," Gillies said in a press conference on Wednesday. "But I assure them they're not."

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FBI’s Gillies heads to Miami

FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III has appointed John V. Gillies, special agent in charge of the FBI in St. Louis, to head the Miami office. The Miami division is the fifth largest of 56 FBI field offices. The St. ...

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William Webster kicks off anti-terrorism conference in St. Louis

The American people are ambivalent about intelligence - demanding more of it only when they're frightened. That's the opinion of a former director both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency William H. Webster spoke to a group of people attending the 2009 Corporate Anti-Terrorism Conference this week at Washington University School of Law. Webster was a judge on the U.S. District Court in St. Louis from 1970 to 1973, when he was named to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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