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Three charged with assault after throwing fireworks at police officers during protests

The three charged with assault were, left to right, Tristan Bartlett, Ruwaida Alrammahi and Michael Aron, pictured in mugshots released by police.

June 6, 2020

Three people have been charged with second-degree attempted assault after throwing fireworks at police officers during protests in St. Louis County last weekend. Tristen Bartlett, 24, of the 300 block of Fillmore, 63111; Ruwaida Foaad Sabar Alrammahi, 21, of the 4700 block of Eichelberger Street; a...

Missouri expands absentee, mail-in voting during coronavirus pandemic

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City.

June 6, 2020

For the first time, registered voters in Missouri will be able to request a mail-in ballot for 2020 elections after legislation responding to the coronavirus pandemic was signed into law by Gov. Mike Parson Thursday.  Senate Bill 631, sponsored by Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, was approved by the Missouri Legislature and allows individuals who have contracted COV...

Canceled: State police issues endangered person advisory for missing South County woman

Kristy Marlow

June 6, 2020

Update: The endangered person advisory has been canceled and Marlow has been found safe.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an endangered person advisory for a woman in South County. The St. Louis County Police Department said Kristy Marlow, who is 30 years old and white, went missing ...

Take our poll: Should the County Council have more control over the $175 million in federal CARES Act funds?

St. Louis County Council Chairwoman Lisa Clancy, D-Affton, reacts as her preferred full appropriation of coronavirus funding fails to move forward as she chairs the council meeting April 21.

June 5, 2020

Take our poll: Should the County Council have more control over the $175 million in federal CARES Act funds? For context, see this article.

St. Louis Zoo will reopen next week, starts taking reservations Monday

Visitors enjoying the sea lion show at the St. Louis Zoo sea lion arena

June 5, 2020

The St. Louis Zoo will reopen to the public Saturday, June 13, after being closed for nearly two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The zoo, located on Government Drive in Forest Park, said it has implemented enhanced protocols and procedures to protect visitors from COVID-19. In order to...

South County armed carjacking leads to police chase on Interstate 55

South County armed carjacking leads to police chase on Interstate 55

June 4, 2020

After a carjacking in South County Thursday, a suspect led officers on a police chase into St. Louis city limits. Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a call about a carjacking and robbery at 1:14 p.m. Thursday at Lilac Ridge Lane and Kerth R...

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for St. Louis, with 70 mph wind and hail possible

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for St. Louis, with 70 mph wind and hail possible

June 3, 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the St. Louis region until 10 p.m. Wednesday. The thunderstorm watch covers 20 counties in central and eastern Missouri and 16 counties in south central Illinois, covering a population of more than 3 million along with more than ...

Latest Crestwood mall redevelopment is dropped due to COVID-19, developer says

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 3, 2020

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.  The latest version of Crestwood mall redevelopment appears to be dead, this time killed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The city of Crestwood posted Wednesday on its official Facebook page that it has been notified that Walpert Properties, the St....

Krewson imposes curfew to try to prevent repeat of Monday’s mayhem in St. Louis

Krewson imposes curfew to try to prevent repeat of Monday's mayhem in St. Louis

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

June 2, 2020

A day of peaceful protests turned to mayhem Monday in St. Louis as three separate shootings led Mayor Lyda Krewson to impose a curfew tonight. St. Louis County police officers shot a man in North County during the early hours Tuesday morning after the man and two other suspects fired at officers and ...

Part of Heege Road will close for three months to upgrade water mains

Workers get ready to fill in dirt from Missouri American Water’s water main replacement project near Fatima Drive and Kammerer Avenue in Affton. The project was part of the water utility comany’s plan to replace 224,000 feet of water main this year, approximately 42 miles of the 4,500 miles of main that the company oversees.

June 2, 2020

A portion of Heege Road in Affton will close for an estimated three months as Missouri American Water replaces aged water mains. Beginning Monday, June 1, Heege Road between Birkenhead Drive and Valcour Avenue will be completely closed while 450 feet of a 16-inch cast iron main from the 1950s is replac...

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