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Charges dropped against Lindbergh coach accused of sexual contact with student

Charges dropped against Lindbergh coach accused of sexual contact with student

November 30, 2022

Charges against a former Lindbergh High School teacher accused of statutory sodomy earlier this year were dropped in November. Two charges against Grant Gaumer, 37, were dropped by St. Louis County...

UPDATE: Missing children from Sappington area located safely

UPDATE: Missing children from Sappington area located safely

November 29, 2022

Update: The advisory has been canceled after the two children were located safely. The suspect was also located.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol and St. Louis County Police Department have issued...

Individuals from Texas charged with thousands in theft from Fenton Kohl’s

Individuals from Texas charged with thousands in theft from Fenton Kohl’s

November 18, 2022

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office issued charges last Saturday against four individuals from Texas for stealing thousands of dollars worth of cosmetics from a Kohl’s store in Fenton....

Woman killed in shooting in South County identified

Woman killed in shooting in South County identified

September 27, 2022

Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one woman dead and another injured in an apartment complex in south St. Louis County. St. Louis County police identified the victim Tuesday as Jynese...

Mehlville High locked down after threat Monday, three other district schools locked out

Mehlville High locked down after threat Monday, three other district schools ‘locked out’

September 26, 2022

Editor's note: As of  2:54 p.m. Monday, the lockouts at Hagemann, Trautwein and Washington have been lifted. Washington is dismissing school for the day as normal.  Three Mehlville School District...

Bell visits Green Park aldermen to highlight office’s efforts to curb crime

Bell visits Green Park aldermen to highlight office’s efforts to curb crime

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter August 31, 2022

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell stopped by the Green Park Board of Aldermen meeting Aug. 16 to highlight some of his office’s prosecution strategies. Crime and crime-prevention has...

Fenton man admits to $1.1 million scam

Fenton man admits to $1.1 million scam

August 12, 2022

A man from Fenton admitted Aug. 4 to defrauding investors out of at least $1.1 million with false claims of lucrative contracts with a Texas airport. From Sept. 2, 2020 through at least Nov. 16, 2021,...

Child dies after drowning in Kennedy Recreation Complex pool

Child dies after drowning in Kennedy Recreation Complex pool

July 21, 2022

A 6-year-old child died after drowning in the Kennedy Recreation Complex Pool in south St. Louis County, police said. The deceased has been identified as Travone Mister Jr. of the 4300 block of Seibert...

St. Louis County employee indicted for pandemic relief kickback scheme

St. Louis County employee indicted for pandemic relief kickback scheme

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor June 8, 2022

Federal prosecutors have charged a St. Louis County jail administrator and previous County Council legislative assistant with federal wire charges in a COVID-19 relief kickback scheme.  Tony Weaver,...

UPDATE: Charges dropped against Lindbergh teacher accused of sexual contact with student

UPDATE: Charges dropped against Lindbergh teacher accused of sexual contact with student

June 2, 2022

Update: Charges were dropped against the teacher by the prosecuting attorney's office in November.  A Lindbergh teacher and assistant water polo coach in the Lindbergh School District was charged Thursday...

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