Gun-Wielding St. Louis Couple Seek Prosecutor’s Removal

A grand jury indicted Mark McCloskey, 63, and Patricia McCloskey, 61, on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and tampering with evidence.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The attorney for a St. Louis couple facing felony charges for waving guns at racial injustice protesters who marched near their home asked a judge Wednesday to remove the city’s top prosecutor and her entire office from the case. A grand jury earlier this month indicted Mark McCloskey, 63, and Patricia McCloskey, 61, on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and tampering with evidence. The effort to disqualify Circuit Attorney…

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