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PHOTOS: Sampling Chinese, and other cultures

PHOTOS: Sampling Chinese, and other cultures

February 22, 2020

  Students at Crestwood Elementary like Joseph Bani, above, took a trip around the world Feb. 7 during the 11th annual Cultural Day celebration. Classrooms were decorated to represent Albania, Bosnia, China, Congo, El Salvador, Iraq, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Somalia, Syria and Vietnam. The cel...

Kennerly students celebrate Valentine’s

Kennerly students celebrate Valentine’s

February 21, 2020

Students at Kennerly Elementary School celebrated Valentine’s Day last week through Valentine’s-themed games, activities and foods. Students also participated in the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge, in honor of American Heart Month.  

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ at Lindbergh

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ at Lindbergh

February 17, 2020

The Lindbergh High School thespian troupe is taking a trip back in time to 1931 Berlin with its production of ‘Cabaret’ Feb. 20-22 in the LHS Auditorium, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Showtimes for the LHS spring musical are 7 p.m. Feb. 20-21, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Feb. 22. Set in 1931 Berlin as the...

Students learn through ‘abilities awareness’

Students at Hagemann Elementary School in photos taken in January at 'Abilities Awareness Day.'

February 13, 2020

Hagemann Elementary School students learned about some of the challenges faced by their peers at the second annual Abilities Awareness Day. The schoolwide event was organized by school nurse Amy Heidotten. Outside agencies and parents were invited to present to students in different areas. ...

Sunset Hills police release photos of gas station armed robbery; case remains unsolved

The suspects in the Jan. 20 armed robbery at the BP gas station in Sunset Hills, in images released by Sunset Hills police.

February 12, 2020

Sunset Hills police are still trying to identify two suspects captured on video while robbing the BP gas station on South Lindbergh Boulevard Jan. 20. The case remains under active investigation and no suspects have been apprehended, the department confirmed Wednesday. Police released still surveillance ima...

Belmar announces he’ll retire as chief of St. Louis County Police Department

Elizabeth Snyder, right, is consoled by St. Louis County police chief Jon Belmar, left, following the sentencing for Trenton E. Forster Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Clayton. Forster, 20, was found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison in the 2016 shooting death of St. Louis County police officer Blake Snyder. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

February 10, 2020

Chief Jon Belmar announced Monday that he will retire as the head of the St. Louis County Police Department, effective April 30. The announcement comes in the wake of County Executive Sam Page appointing new members to the police board following a $10 million settlement of a discrimination lawsuit aga...

Students keep Australian animals ‘sew’ warm

Students keep Australian animals ‘sew’ warm

January 31, 2020

Students in intermediate and advanced sewing at Oakville High School made ‘joey pouches’ to help animals stranded by the Australian wildfires, including kangaroo ‘joeys’ and koalas. The students’ work is coordinated with the Animal Rescue Craft Guild, a group of volunteers who produce pouch...

Top 10 Stories of the Year: Merger, Stenger and trolley place regionalism on St. Louis center stage

Top 10 Stories of the Year: Merger, Stenger and trolley place regionalism on St. Louis center stage

January 9, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With the leaked news that nonprofit organization Better Together was proposing a sweeping city-county merger that would merge St. Louis County and St. Louis city into one new “megacity” that would be one of the largest cities in the nat...

Woman carjacked while pumping gas in Sunset Hills

Police released this surveillance image of a suspect in a carjacking at the UGas on Watson Road in Sunset Hills.

December 27, 2019

A woman’s car was carjacked last week while she was pumping gas on Watson Road in Sunset Hills, and police are asking the public’s help to identify a suspect. The Sunset Hills Police Department released photos of a suspect they say tricked a woman into leaving the driver’s side of her Lexus at the UGas at 10743 Watson Road in Sunset Hills and then stole her car before she could pum...

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