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SIU-C threat
1:30 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Police, FBI investigating threat mailed to Ill. university

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller contributed reporting to this story.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and police at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are investigating after someone mailed a threat to the university last night.

The threat prompted an safety alert to students, faculty and staff, but SIU-C spokesman Rod Sievers called that a precaution.

Bank robber
12:30 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Suspected 'Bucket List Bandit' arrested in Oklahoma

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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.

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.

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New SAC
1:40 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

St. Louis gets new lead FBI agent

SAC Dean Bryant is the new head of the FBI's office in St. Louis.
(photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Udpated at 2:15 pm Thursday with various corrections.

A Greenville, Ill. native who spent the last four years in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Critical Incident Response Group is the new special agent in charge of the FBI field office in St. Louis.

The FBI announced the appointment of Dean C. Bryant to the post today. He replaces Dennis Baker, who retired at the end of December.

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Bank robbery
9:04 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Possible serial bank robber strikes in Midtown

Security video from the St. Louis Community Credit Union in Midtown shows the man suspected of robbing the credit union on Monday. He is also a suspect in a bank robbery last month.
(photo courtesy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation)

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.

The Bureau says that just before 1 p.m., the robber entered the credit union at 3651 Forest Park Ave., 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.

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Bank robberies
10:33 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Robbers hit three St. Louis-area banks

Surveillance footage shows the suspect in today's robbery of the US Bank at 4301 Lindell in the city. It was the third of three bank robberies on Wednesday.
(courtesy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into three bank robberies that took place within four hours of each other.

Today's robberies were the third, fourth and fifth of the month, and brings the total for 2012 to 14.

Here are the details:

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Bank robberies
4:57 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

"Logo" bandit strikes twice in a day

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A bank robber the Federal Bureau of Investigation has dubbed the "Logo bandit" for his habit of wearing  athletic apparel while committing his crimes has struck again.

The FBI's St. Louis office says the man approached a teller 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.

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