Want to know what's going on in your neighborhood? Here are the nine most-read police stories from University City Patch for January 2013:
1) Man Charged With Murder in Shooting Death of U City Mother and Son
One of the victims had been threatened previously by the defendant's friend, according to a University City Police report.
A pair of St. Louis County residents attempted to use an altered shopping bag to bypass security to shoplift from Mid Rivers Mall in St. Peters.
A North County man broke into a University City home Dec. 30 and stole an SUV, safe, electronics, jewelry, a Navy Seal knife and other items, police said.
Check out the round-up of stories related to crime in University City during the month of December.
University City Police said the man entered the store without the mask, and a witness approaching the store saw the man flee the store without the mask.
Subway restaurants in University City and Olivette were robbed in early January.
Police said the vehicle owner said the defendant shouted obscenities at her as she walked through the parking lot at the Walmart in Maplewood.
Kirkwood Police said two men stole NFC championship and Big 12 championship rings among other items from the home.
A 17-year-old man faces criminal charges for a burglary in the 8300 block of Orchard Avenue in University City.