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Man robs Goodwill at gunpoint, carjacks from person in store for a getaway car

The Goodwill store on Baptist Church Road, as seen Oct. 25. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 25, 2019

A man carjacked a person at gunpoint while robbing the Goodwill store in South County last weekend. Around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning, a man forced his way inside the back door of the Goodwill store at 10570 Baptist Church Road, robbing the Concord store and carjacking a woman inside for his getaway ...

South County man charged with statutory rape, and police say he could have more victims

South County man charged with statutory rape, and police say he could have more victims

October 25, 2019

A Lemay man faces charges of statutory rape and sodomy, and police are saying he could have other victims in the St. Louis region after they found pornography of unidentified children in his possession. David Dockens Jr., 39, of the 1200 block of Covington Manor Lane in Lemay, is charged with one c...

Brothers from Green Park charged in road rage shooting on Lindbergh Boulevard

Brothers from Green Park charged in road rage shooting on Lindbergh Boulevard

October 15, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Two armed brothers from Green Park shot a man in a road rage incident in front of the man’s four children, police said Tuesday. St. Louis County prosecutors charged two men from Green Park, brothers Nicholas Marino, 27, and Joseph Marino, 2...

Man with four children in car shot on Lindbergh Boulevard in case of road rage, police say

Man with four children in car shot on Lindbergh Boulevard in case of road rage, police say

October 14, 2019

Suspects are in custody after a man was shot Monday on Lindbergh Boulevard in South County, in what police say is a case of road rage. Police say a man in his 30s was shot about 3:11 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Lindbergh Boulevard, an area near the QuikTrip, Weekends Only and Carmax car dealershi...

St. Louis County officer dies in off-duty car crash; had served in Affton Southwest Precinct

St. Louis County officer dies in off-duty car crash; had served in Affton Southwest Precinct

October 11, 2019

A St. Louis County officer who died Friday after an off-duty car crash in Illinois was a “dedicated police officer” and father of five children who had served in the Affton Southwest Precinct during his eight-year career. St. Louis County Police Department Officer James “Mitch” Ellis Jr. w...

South County man charged after baby son dies from taking heroin and fentanyl

South County man charged after baby son dies from taking heroin and fentanyl

October 9, 2019

St. Louis County prosecutors charged a South County man with endangering the welfare of a child after the man’s baby son died from overdosing heroin and fentanyl. Taylor Baumer, 20, of the 1000 block of Adworth Drive in Lemay, was charged Tuesday with first-degree endangerment and is being held on $...

Oakville man killed in police shooting in Maryland Heights

Oakville man killed in police shooting in Maryland Heights

October 7, 2019

An Oakville man was shot and killed by Maryland Heights police over the weekend, with three officers saying he confronted them with a handgun before all three shot him. Bradley Arning, 42, of the 4400 block of El Paulo Court in Oakville, died after being taken to a hospital after the shooting. Police d...

Thief cuts hole in roof to rob South County Church’s Chicken

The Church's Chicken on South Lindbergh and Lin Ferry, as seen Sept. 25. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

September 27, 2019

A thief went to great lengths to try to steal from both South County Church’s Chicken restaurants, even cutting a hole in one of the fast-food restaurant’s roofs in order to get inside. St. Louis County prosecutors charged Aaron Lewis, 27, Wednesday with two counts of second-degree burglary ...

Officer injured at Interstate 55 and Bayless after struggle with subject of wellness check

The scene at Interstate 55 and Bayless, as captured by Chris Harper.

September 26, 2019

A St. Louis County police officer was injured Monday after a wellness call for a citizen at Interstate 55 and Bayless led to a struggle between the citizen and officers. The St. Louis County Police Department received a call to check the welfare of a person in South County at 6 p.m. Monday. “My assumption, based upon what I was told, is...

Prosecutor: No employees came forward to report Stenger

Six of the seven members of the County Council, right, laugh as Assistant U.S. Attorney Hal Goldsmith says that he's more used to staring down politicians in a courtroom than appearing alongside them at town halls. Goldsmith and the council appeared at the 'Ethics in St. Louis County Government' Town Hall Sept. 16 at Kal Ronah in University City. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

September 24, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com No one voluntarily went to the federal government to turn in former County Executive Steve Stenger, the federal prosecutor who sent him to prison revealed for the first time last week. Stenger was set to voluntarily surrender to prison in Y...

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