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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,...

Lindbergh teacher charged with sexual contact with student

Lindbergh teacher charged with sexual contact with student

June 2, 2022

A Lindbergh teacher and assistant water polo coach in the Lindbergh School District was charged Thursday with sodomy and sexual contact with a student.  The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s...

Human remains found at boat ramp

Human remains found at boat ramp

June 1, 2022

St. Louis County Police are investigating human remains found at the Flamm City Boat Ramp, 1100 Telegraph Road, after responding to a call May 30. The remains have been identified as those of Carol...

Green Park looking to combat crime with teamwork from citizens and city businesses

Green Park looking to combat crime with teamwork from citizens and city businesses

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter May 26, 2022

A special meeting was held May 5 by the Green Park Board of Aldermen to address policing in the city and the potential to increase contracted police coverage. The meeting was called for by Ward 1 Alderman...

County prosecutor launches Elder and Disabled Persons Abuse Hotline

County prosecutor launches Elder and Disabled Persons Abuse Hotline

April 1, 2022

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell has launched a new Elder and Disabled Persons Abuse Hotline in March. Anyone with evidence of an elderly or disabled person being abused in St. Louis County...

Fenton carjacker pleads guilty to felony charges

Fenton carjacker pleads guilty to felony charges

March 28, 2022

A Fenton carjacker pleaded guilty to four charges in March. On Thursday, March 24, Korey Rush, a Fenton carjacker, pleaded guilty to four charges, including first-degree robbery, a class A felony; first-degree...

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, right, and his wife, Jennifer, head to the polls Tuesday morning in Creve Coeur to vote for Page in the Democratic primary. Jennifer Page was dressed in scrubs to head to her job at Mercy Hospital South.

Page warns of hacking due to Ukraine-Russia conflict

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter March 24, 2022

Cyber-attacks and hacking could become more common soon as a result of the Ukraine-Russia conflict County Executive Sam Page warned March 23. Page said the government can take steps to protect itself,...

Suspects at large following car break-ins in Sunset Hills

Suspects at large following car break-ins in Sunset Hills

March 1, 2022

Four suspects are still at large following a vehicle pursuit that began in Sunset Hills Sunday.  Sunset Hills Police responded to call Feb. 27 at about 11:47 p.m. at 1580 S. Kirkwood Road about suspicious...

Sunset Hills looks at vehicle tampering ordinance

Sunset Hills looks at vehicle tampering ordinance

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter February 25, 2022

As car break-ins and theft continue to be a growing issue in St. Louis, Sunset Hills is exploring options to outlaw tampering with vehicles with intent to steal the vehicle or its contents. The ordinance...

Residents and emergency first-responders from across the St. Louis region came out to pay their respects to North County Police Cooperative officer Michael Langsdorf during his funeral procession from the Cathedral Basilica to Resurrection Cemetery in Affton Monday, July 1. Langsdorf was fatally shot June 23 while responding to a call about a bad check at a Wellston Food Market.

Crestwood purchases new police cars

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter February 23, 2022

As the car microchip shortage continues, the Crestwood Police Department has been forced to pivot and purchase two Dodge Durangos as opposed to the usual Ford Police Interceptors.  The change prompted...

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