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Mehlville Fire takes steps to tighten drug inventory, prevent future theft

Mehlville Fire takes steps to tighten drug inventory, prevent future theft

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 17, 2021

The Mehlville Fire Protection District has a new narcotics inventory control system on ambulances this year. The district spent $37,000 of the equipment and supplies budget in January on a narcotics inventory...

These two photos of Dennis Noftsinger were provided by police.

South County man missing, endangered after walking away from Sylvan House

June 9, 2021

A South County man is missing, and police have issued an endangered silver advisory to try and find him. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is looking for Dennis Robert Noftsinger, 71, who was last...

Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for murder of Affton woman in 2017

Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for murder of Affton woman in 2017

June 8, 2021

A man was sentenced Tuesday to 22 years in prison for murder for allegedly stabbing an Affton woman to death for money in 2017. Danijel Colic, 27, was sentenced to 22 years in prison for second-degree...

Attorney general files suit to shut down Crestwood spa for alleged sex trafficking

Attorney general files suit to shut down Crestwood spa for alleged sex trafficking

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 8, 2021

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday to try to shut down a Crestwood spa accused of sex trafficking. Royal Day Spa, 8928 Watson Road in Crestwood, is an “illicit...

Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger exits the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in downtown St. Louis May 3, 2019, after pleading guilty to three charges of theft of honest services/bribery and mail fraud. Stenger initially pleaded not guilty to the charges at an arraignment April 29 after an April 25 indictment was unsealed that morning, prompting Stenger to resign as county executive minutes later.

Stenger released from prison, back in St. Louis

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 8, 2021

Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is out of prison and back in St. Louis. Stenger, a Democrat, served as South County’s County Council member until he was elected county executive, taking...

Crestwood Police Department gains accreditation in a four-year process

Crestwood Police Department gains accreditation in a four-year process

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 3, 2021

The Crestwood Police Department is now accredited following four years of work toward that goal and a final assessment in March. The Crestwood force earned its accreditation through the Missouri Police...

Man shot, killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend's Oakville apartment

Man shot, killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend’s Oakville apartment

June 1, 2021

A man breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment in Oakville was shot and killed Monday by a neighbor, who has not been charged with a crime. The shooting happened at an apartment complex in the 2800...

Sunset Hills will take over 911 dispatching for Crestwood in collaboration with police

Sunset Hills will take over 911 dispatching for Crestwood in collaboration with police

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter May 26, 2021

Sunset Hills will start providing police dispatching services for neighboring Crestwood this July, after aldermen in both sister cities approved a contract this month that holds neither liable if things...

Man charged in St. Louis County rape case 31 years later, with help of DNA

Man charged in St. Louis County rape case 31 years later, with help of DNA

May 25, 2021

Charges have been filed for an assault and rape that happened 31 years ago in St. Louis County after new DNA testing linked a man to the unsolved case from 1989. The victim of the crime was walking to...

All students are safe after Mehlville bus headed to Forder Elementary involved in accident

All students are safe after Mehlville bus headed to Forder Elementary involved in accident

May 20, 2021

All students are safe after a Mehlville School District bus headed to Forder Elementary was involved in an accident Thursday morning. The school district sent an email to parents confirming that "students...

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