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Theft at South County Dodge appears to be isolated incident

Theft at South County Dodge appears to be isolated incident

January 17, 2018

Thieves hit South County Dodge,  7127 S. Lindbergh Blvd., just after the new year in an unusual event along the South Lindbergh car dealership corridor, but police say there have been no similar robberies in the county. The thieves targeted 2018 Dodge Chargers and a Challenger on the dealership’s...

Theft at South County Dodge appears to be isolated incident

Theft at South County Dodge appears to be isolated incident

January 17, 2018

Thieves hit South County Dodge,  7127 S. Lindbergh Blvd., just after the new year in an unusual event along the South Lindbergh car dealership corridor, but police say there have been no similar robberies in the county. The thieves targeted 2018 Dodge Chargers and a Challenger on the dealership’s...

UPDATED: County truck stolen from job site in south county

UPDATED: County truck stolen from job site in south county

January 12, 2018

  Update 4:27 p.m.: Police have found the stolen truck, but no more details were immediately available. Check back for more on this developing story. Police are searching for a county Department of Transportation truck that was stolen Wednesday morning as employees worked on a job in south county. The white 2008 Ford ...

Lake named superintendent of Lindbergh Schools

Lindbergh Board of Education

January 8, 2018

Tony Lake has been selected to serve as superintendent of Lindbergh Schools, effective July 1. He currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan. “Dr. Lake was a clear frontrunner in an excellent pool of applicants, with a proven track record as...

Missouri American Water continues to address water main breaks

Missouri American Water continues to address water main breaks

January 7, 2018

Missouri American Water reports it repaired roughly 75 water main breaks on Saturday in St. Louis County. The company received 71 new reports of water main breaks Saturday, though some of these may be duplicates, according to a news release. A total of 47 crews, comprised of both company crews and...

Carjacking at south county Target claimed by Facebook post didn’t happen

Carjacking at south county Target claimed by Facebook post didn't happen

January 4, 2018

A story circulating on Facebook about an alleged carjacking and assault at the south county Target appears to be false, police say. The St. Louis County Police Department could not find any record of an incident similar to the one described in a post that has spread across south county Facebook groups...

Crime wave seems to hit Crestwood with robberies, injuries to officer

A Crestwood police car.

December 21, 2017

A series of crimes and incidents since last week in Crestwood may not be out of the ordinary for the city historically, but seems like a crime wave compared to the typical level of crime in the city in recent years. Since last week, the city has seen a smash-and-grab robbery at its only jewelry store...

First major crash outside Fresh Thyme sends one person to hospital

First major crash outside Fresh Thyme sends one person to hospital

December 20, 2017

Two tow trucks towing away three cars from the first major crash outside Fresh Thyme Wednesday stopped in a nearby parking lot before hauling away the damaged cars. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. The area around the new Fresh Thyme grocery store in south county has been bustling since the store opened in Octob...

Man charged with murder in quadruple killing of Mehlville student, family

Man charged with murder in quadruple killing of Mehlville student, family

December 20, 2017

A south city man accused of murder in a north county quadruple killing of a family in August knew his victims, including a 10-year-old student in the Mehlville School District, police said this week. Ja’Vonne Dupree, 20, of the 5300 block of Arsenal Street, 63139, was charged Dec. 16 with four cou...

Alleged drunk driver rear-ends police car in Affton, injuring officer

Alleged drunk driver rear-ends police car in Affton, injuring officer

December 16, 2017

A man was charged with drunk driving Friday after rear-ending a police car on Gravois Road in Affton, a crash that gave a police officer a concussion, police said. John Simpson, 53, of the 4300 block of Robert Avenue, 63116, was charged Friday with Driving While Intoxicated-Physical Injury, wh...

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