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Mother charged with stabbing daughter in attempted murder-suicide in Fenton hotel

Mother charged with stabbing daughter in attempted murder-suicide in Fenton hotel

November 19, 2019

A woman stabbed her daughter and tried to stab herself in an attempted murder-suicide at the Holiday Inn Express in Fenton Tuesday, police said. Police say officers arrived about 12:34 p.m. and found a woman, 51, dying from stab wounds in a hotel room at the Holiday Inn Express, 1848 Bowles Ave. The ...

Police identify man in wheelchair who was hit, killed crossing street in South County

Police identify man in wheelchair who was hit, killed crossing street in South County

November 19, 2019

The man in a motorized wheelchair who was struck and killed while crossing a street in South County Monday night has been identified by police. Police said Sevkija Ferhatovic, 64, of the 3600 block of Lemay Road, died at the hospital after being hit by a car. Originally, police said that Ferhatovic d...

Man in motorized wheelchair hit by car, killed in South County

Man in motorized wheelchair hit by car, killed in South County

November 18, 2019

A man in a motorized wheelchair was struck and killed while crossing a street in South County Monday night. Police said the man who was hit, who has not yet been publicly identified, is between 60 and 70 years old. He was attempting to cross Lemay Ferry just south of Victory Drive around 6:15 p.m. ...

St. Louis County Police Department’s accreditation agency wants to know what you think

St Louis County Police Chief Colonel Jon Belmar announces the newly instated Special Response Unit. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

November 15, 2019

The St. Louis County Police Department and its accreditation agency want to know what you think of the department. On Monday, November 18, 2019, a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., commonly known as CALEA, will arrive to examine all aspects o...

No charges for man who accidentally shot himself at South County mall

South County Center mall as seen in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

November 14, 2019

Police are not pursuing any charges against a man who accidentally shot himself in a bathroom at South County Center mall over the weekend. Police were called to the mall, which is at the intersection of Lindbergh and Lemay Ferry roads in South County, for a report of a shooting at 2:33 p.m. Saturda...

South County man rehabbing houses in South City shot, killed by drunk man

South County man rehabbing houses in South City shot, killed by drunk man

November 6, 2019

A man from South County who was rehabbing homes in South City was shot and killed by a drunk man in a home he entered, city police said. Kevin Patrick, 43, of the 5300 block of Delcastle Drive, was charged with one count each of involuntary manslaughter first-degree, armed criminal action and disch...

Page backtracks on Belmar; appoints new police board members

The St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners meets Oct. 29 before going into closed session, as police Chief Jon Belmar, far left, looks on. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

November 5, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com In the days after a $20 million verdict against the St. Louis County Police Department for discrimination, County Executive Sam Page appeared to call for the end of Chief Jon Belmar’s tenure and then backtracked to say the chief will lead eff...

Stenger’s time reduced from four years to two years, a month into his sentence

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 31, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A month into former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s federal prison sentence, his expected time behind bars has dropped from four years to two years. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and reported Sept. 23 to start...

Kutis family increases reward in funeral home arson to $20,000

Footage of the fire being extinguished by the Mehlville Fire Protection District. Photo from Fox 2.

October 30, 2019

The Kutis family is doubling the reward to $20,000 in an attempt to find out who intentionally set a fire at one of the family’s funeral homes in South County in March. In what police say is a case of arson, someone threw two “fire-starting devices” onto the roof of the Kutis Funeral Home at 5...

Teenage suspect in custody after shooting near Tesson Ferry, Interstate 270

Teenage suspect in custody after shooting near Tesson Ferry, Interstate 270

October 29, 2019

A teenage suspect is in custody after shooting someone he knows near the Tesson Ferry Road and Interstate 270 intersection Monday. The St. Louis County Police Department responded to the shooting at 3:18 p.m. Monday, in the 12300 block of Old Tesson Road. A 17-year-old suspect, who was taken into custody, sho...

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