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South St. Louis County News

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Police search for additional suspect in south St. Louis County triple shooting

Police search for additional suspect in south St. Louis County triple shooting

April 5, 2024

St. Louis County police are searching for Trevor Daley, a 20-year-old suspect in the February deadly shooting in Oakville that left two dead, including a 15-year-old. Daley is facing multiple charges:...

South County Community Calendar: Week of April 5 through April 11

South County Community Calendar: Week of April 5 through April 11

April 5, 2024

Friday, April 5  • There will be a holy hour for priestly and religious vocations from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Monastery of St. Clare, 200 Marycrest Drive. • SAJE Senior Ministry is hosting chair...

Missouri Association of School Administrators President Jenny Ulrich, left, and Bayless Superintendent of Schools Amy Ruzicka, right, at the annual MASA conference March 20. Photo courtesy of the Bayless School District.

Bayless Superintendent named Emerging Superintendent of the Year

April 5, 2024

Bayless Superintendent Amy Ruzicka was named Emerging Superintendent of the Year for the Greater St. Louis District by The Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) during its annual conference...

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 municipal election.

Incumbents victorious in 2024 South County municipal and school board elections

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 3, 2024

These are the final, unofficial election results for South County from the April 2 election as of Wednesday morning, with 100% of precincts reporting. Look for continuing coverage online and in upcoming...

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 municipal election.

Absentee voting open for 2024 municipal elections

March 13, 2024

Absentee voting is open in St. Louis County ahead of the April 2 election. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 20. To request a ballot, visit https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/9f2476e1ded448dea9c3bdc4521ac205....

Charges issued for shooting at Telegraph and Kingston in South County

Charges issued for shooting at Telegraph and Kingston in South County

March 7, 2024

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office issued several charges Wednesday against a St. Louis man for assaulting a former romantic partner in South County. Jermaine Thurman, 49, of the 1100...

Red Flag Warning issued in St. Louis County

‘Red Flag’ Warning issued in St. Louis County

February 26, 2024

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a Red Flag Warning for St. Louis County until 6 p.m. Feb. 26. The red flag warning was issued for critical fire danger in eastern Missouri and western...

Missouri’s first Safe Haven Baby Box was installed in South County at the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s Engine House No. 2, 5434 Telegraph Road. The box was dedicated at a ribbon cutting event Aug. 8, pictured above, which was attended by Rep. Jim Murphy of Oakville (pictured center) – who sponsored the legislation for the baby boxes, Mehlville Fire Chief Brian Hendricks and Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe. The boxes are designed to let parents anonymously and safely surrender newborns at firehouses, hospitals and other public safety locations.

First baby surrendered at MFPD firehouse

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor February 20, 2024

The Safe Haven Baby Box has seen its first drop-off nearly six months after being installed at a Mehlville Fire Protection District engine house in Oakville. The baby box, the first in Missouri, was installed...

A rendering of the Castle Bluff Energy Center. Courtesy of Ameren Missouri.

Ameren reveals plans for new natural gas facility in South County

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor February 20, 2024

Ameren Missouri is planning to build a new natural gas plant at the location of the former coal plant in south St. Louis County. The proposed Castle Bluff Energy Center would only be used as a backup...

Breaking: Charges issued in Oakville triple shooting that left two dead

Breaking: Charges issued in Oakville triple shooting that left two dead

February 6, 2024

Update 5:18 p.m. Tuesday: The St. Louis County Police Department issued charges Tuesday against suspects Tyler Cole, 19, of the 7200 block of Becker Road, and Zachary Hough, 18, of the 4200 block of Massabielle...

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