FBI http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Police, FBI investigating threat mailed to Ill. university http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/police-fbi-investigating-threat-mailed-ill-university <p><em>WSIU's Jennifer Fuller contributed reporting to this story.</em></p><p>The Federal Bureau of Investigation and police at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are investigating after someone mailed a threat to the university last night.</p><p>The threat prompted an safety alert to students, faculty and staff, but SIU-C spokesman Rod Sievers called that a precaution.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:30:03 +0000 WSIU 4654 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Police, FBI investigating threat mailed to Ill. university Suspected 'Bucket List Bandit' arrested in Oklahoma http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/suspected-bucket-list-bandit-arrested-oklahoma <p>A man who federal authorities say is a suspect in at least 10 bank robberies over the last three months has been arrested in a small town in Oklahoma, less than 10 miles from the Arkansas border.</p><p>The Federal Bureau of Investigation dubbed Michael Eugene Brewster the "Bucket List Bandit" because he allegedly told bank tellers that he had just months to live. He's thought to have robbed banks in Missouri, Illinois, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania, where his last robbery allegedly occurred on Sept. 10.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 17:30:29 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4601 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Suspected 'Bucket List Bandit' arrested in Oklahoma St. Louis gets new lead FBI agent http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-gets-new-lead-fbi-agent <p><strong>Udpated at 2:15 pm Thursday with various corrections.</strong></p><p>A Greenville, Ill. native who spent the last four years in the Federal Bureau of Investigation&#39;s Critical Incident Response Group is the new special agent in charge of the FBI field office in St. Louis.</p><p>The FBI announced the appointment of Dean C. Bryant to the post today. He replaces Dennis Baker, who <a href="http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/dailyrft/2012/01/dennis_baker_fbi_retires.php">retired at the end of December. </a></p> Wed, 09 May 2012 18:40:57 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3662 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis gets new lead FBI agent Possible serial bank robber strikes in Midtown http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/possible-serial-bank-robber-strikes-midtown <p>The FBI is looking for a man who robbed the Forest Park Community Credit Union near Saint Louis University today - a robber investigators believe may be responsible for two other robberies last month.</p><p>The Bureau says that just before 1 p.m., the robber entered the credit union at <a href="http://g.co/maps/nr933">3651 Forest Park Ave.</a>, and handed the teller a note demanding cash. The robber did not show or imply that he had a weapon, and left with an undisclosed amount of money.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 03:04:40 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3207 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Possible serial bank robber strikes in Midtown Robbers hit three St. Louis-area banks http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/robbers-hit-three-st-louis-area-banks <p>The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into three bank robberies that took place within four hours of each other.</p><p>Today&#39;s robberies were the third, fourth and fifth of the month, and brings the total for 2012 to 14.</p><p>Here are the details:</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 04:33:07 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3041 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Robbers hit three St. Louis-area banks "Logo" bandit strikes twice in a day http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/logo-bandit-strikes-twice-day <p>A bank robber the Federal Bureau of Investigation has dubbed the &quot;Logo bandit&quot; for his habit of wearing&nbsp; athletic apparel while committing his crimes has struck again.</p><p>The FBI&#39;s St. Louis office says the man <a href="http://bandittrackerstlouis.com/2012/01/logo-bandit-6/">approached a teller</a> at the Bank of America at 9661 Manchester Rd. around 10:30 a.m. today and presented a demand note to the teller. The robber did not display a gun or indicate that he possessed a weapon.</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 22:57:34 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2805 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "Logo" bandit strikes twice in a day