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Affton man indicted on charges of molesting young children

A county grand jury indicted an Affton man Friday on charges that he took videos of young children while he molested them. Jonathan Askew, 49, of the 4800 block of Heidelberg Avenue, 63123, is charged with seven felonies, including four counts of sodomy or attempted sodomy on a person younger than 14 years old and

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Governor indicted on felony charge by St. Louis grand jury

Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge by a grand jury in St. Louis city. Relying on testimony from three witnesses, including the alleged victim, a standing grand jury in the city indicted Greitens on a felony rather than a misdemeanor for allegedly taking a photo against the will

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Jury convicts Lemay murder suspect of beating girlfriend

A Lemay man charged with murder in St. Louis city was found guilty by a St. Louis County jury in an unrelated case this week of felony domestic assault after allegedly beating his girlfriend in 2016, but was acquitted on gun charges. Desmond Artez Mills, 33, has listed various addresses in court documents over the

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No one injured in Oakville house fire

Pictured: Drone photos courtesy of Eric Kunst. No one was injured in a two-alarm fire that damaged an Oakville house late Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters from the Mehlville Fire Protection District were called to the fire in the 3000 block of Bry Lynn Court near Becker Road around 5 p.m. Wednesday. The fire started on the

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Revis apparent winner in race for 97th District House seat

Democrat Mike Revis of Fenton is the apparent winner of today’s special election to fill the 97th Missouri House District seat, according to unofficial results. Revis received 1,787 votes — 51.558 percent — while Republican David Linton of Fenton garnered 1,679 votes — 48.442 percent. Revis will replace Rep. John McCaherty, R-Fenton, who resigned Sept.

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Winter weather advisory: Snow, ice expected tonight

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday due to a round of light snow and ice that is expected to coat the region. Forecasters expect up to half an inch of snow and one-tenth of an inch of ice, with freezing rain starting tonight. The conditions are expected to

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Forecasters predict ‘freezing drizzle’ and snow tonight

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for “freezing drizzle and some snow” expected to hit St. Louis County roads until midnight today. Forecasters expect up to an inch of snow and a “light glaze” of ice accumulation, according to the weather alert. The Mehlville School District has canceled all evening activities after

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Car crashes into church on Telegraph Road, four teens injured

Pictured above: The Chevrolet Impala driven by a 16-year-old is pictured after the car crashed into a south county church. Photo by Brad Bierman. A 16-year-old driver and his three teenage passengers went to the hospital with serious injuries after the car they were in crashed into a church on Telegraph Road Friday night. The

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