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Convenience store on Bayless Avenue robbed this morning

Convenience store on Bayless Avenue robbed this morning

October 15, 2017

Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department’s South County Precinct responded this morning to a robbery at a convenience store on Bayless Avenue. QuikTrip, 3638 Bayless Ave., was robbed before 7 a.m. Police said a man approached the front cash register with a firearm and demanded money....

Famous El Camino stolen from Fenton hotel still missing

Famous El Camino stolen from Fenton hotel still missing

October 14, 2017

A one-of-a-kind classic car is still missing after it was stolen from a Fenton hotel earlier this week. A lime green El Camino that technology company Phoenix Contact sends as a promotion to car shows around the country was stolen from inside a trailer at the Fairfield Inn, 1680 Fenton Business Park...

Neighbor charged in Affton woman’s death

Danijel Colic

October 13, 2017

An Affton man was taken into custody in Kentucky charged with first-degree murder Thursday for allegedly killing an Affton woman last month. Danijel Colic, 23, of the 6700 block of Highland House Court in Affton, is being held on $1 million bond on one count of first-degree murder and one count of...

Lane closures on Forder Road in Oakville after pickup truck hits utility pole

Lane closures on Forder Road in Oakville after pickup truck hits utility pole

October 10, 2017

Ameren Missouri crews are repairing damage to a utility pole near the intersection of Forder and Ringer roads in Oakville after a woman struck it with her pickup truck early Tuesday morning. About 2:20 a.m., the pickup truck driven by the 21-year-old woman left the road and struck a utility pole at...

Affton man shot by police dies; appears to be case of ‘suicide by cop’

Affton man shot by police dies; appears to be case of 'suicide by cop'

October 8, 2017

An Affton man who was shot by a St. Louis County police officer Oct. 1 after refusing officers’ commands to drop a gun and sword he was holding has died, according to police, who say it appears to be a case of “suicide by cop.” Joshua Lanflisi, 38, who resided in the 7700 block of Harlan Street,...

No students injured in Special School District bus collision

No students injured in Special School District bus collision

October 7, 2017

No students were injured when a car pulled out in front of a Special School District bus in south county Tuesday, officials said. About 2:54 p.m. Tuesday, a car pulling out of Suntrup Nissan at 6000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. turned onto Lindbergh and cut off the full-size SSD bus, which was carrying two...

UPDATED: 75-year-old woman carjacked in south county; suspect flees to city

UPDATED: 75-year-old woman carjacked in south county; suspect flees to city

September 26, 2017

Updated Sept. 28 with a description of the suspect. Police in the city and county are looking for a suspected carjacker who took an elderly woman’s car at the south county Kmart this morning. The woman, 75, had her car taken by a man who approached her with a knife at 10:26 a.m. Tuesday in the p...

Sunset Hills police searching for Tapawingo burglar

Sunset Hills police searching for Tapawingo burglar

September 26, 2017

The Sunset Hills Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a man who escaped after an attempted burglary in the Tapawingo subdivision. A resident in the 9300 block of Caddyshack Circle interrupted a burglary in progress at approximately 3:37 a.m. Monday. The burglar, described as...

Affton woman’s ‘suspicious’ death now investigated as homicide

Affton woman's 'suspicious' death now investigated as homicide

September 22, 2017

An Affton woman’s death that police initially called “suspicious” is now being investigated as a homicide. Police identified the victim Friday morning as Joan Furlong, 65, of the 8400 block of Hampstead Drive in Affton, near Affton High School. Officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct...

UPDATED: One dead, one injured as Lemay homeowner shoots intruders, police say

UPDATED: One dead, one injured as Lemay homeowner shoots intruders, police say

September 22, 2017

A homeowner shot and killed one attempted intruder and wounded another in a shooting early Friday in Lemay, police said. A 19-year-old and a 14-year-old attempting to break into a residence in the 300 block of Shadwell Drive, at the Jefferson Townhomes complex south of Jefferson Barracks, were "confronted...

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