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UPDATED: Lemay man struck, killed while crossing Telegraph Road

UPDATED: Lemay man struck, killed while crossing Telegraph Road

November 17, 2017

A 46-year-old Lemay man was struck and killed Thursday afternoon while crossing Telegraph Road. Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department’s South County Precinct responded about 5:45 p.m. to a report of person struck by a vehicle in the 2900 block of Telegraph Road. Michael McDaniel of...

Scammer taking donations at Green Park grocery store steals woman’s wallet

Scammer taking donations at Green Park grocery store steals woman's wallet

November 16, 2017

Police are searching for a scammer who stole a woman’s wallet at a south county grocery store after she donated to what she thought was a good cause. A man was raising money through candy bar sales supposedly for a good cause inside the entrance to the Green Park Shop ’n Save, 5780 S. Lindbergh...

UPDATED: Second man charged with robbing Oakville residents at gunpoint in home invasion

November 16, 2017

A second man was charged Sunday with breaking into a house in Oakville with three accomplices in September and tying up victims at gunpoint to rob them. Richard C. Lovelace, 32, of the 16000 block of Green Needle Court, Ballwin, was charged with two counts of robbery in the first degree, one count of kid...

Bracht to succeed Brotherton as Affton superintendent

Bracht to succeed Brotherton as Affton superintendent

November 16, 2017

Travis Bracht will serve as the next superintendent of the Affton School District, according to Board of Education President Tom Bellavia. Bracht, who has served as Affton’s assistant superintendent since 2012, will take the helm as superintendent July 1. The Board of Education voted unanimously to...

Underwear brand supporting Charity Navigator Four Star charities

November 16, 2017

Marc Skid, an eco-friendly underwear brand with a passion for bettering the world, has launched its organic cotton underwear, teaming up with nine top-rated Charity Navigator charities that support the brand’s mantra to feed, save and cure the world. The e-commerce only underwear brand is owned by...

County MetroLink unit responds to shooting; man jumps in front of train

County MetroLink unit responds to shooting; man jumps in front of train

November 13, 2017

Police are reporting back-to-back incidents on MetroLink trains in the last two days, including a shooting on a train platform and an attempted suicide with a passenger throwing himself in front of a train. In both cases, the St. Louis County Police Department said officers from its MetroLink Unit...

Plan for Creve Coeur ice arena dropped, complex moves to Maryland Heights

November 10, 2017

Developers of a proposed ice arena and practice complex for the St. Louis Blues in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park announced Friday they will build the facility at a new site in Maryland Heights. The proposed 250,000-square-foot, four-rink St. Louis Ice Center will still be built as originally envisioned,...

Thieves hit two gun shops in county; no guns taken from Affton store

Thieves hit two gun shops in county; no guns taken from Affton store

November 10, 2017

No guns were stolen during a burglary of an Affton gun shop Friday morning, but an hour later thieves stole more than a dozen guns from another gun shop in the county. Triple Threat Armory, 9422 Gravois Road, had a window shattered and items stolen at roughly 2:03 a.m. Friday, but an inventory found...

KSDK terminates Tower Tee lease

Aerial of Tower Tee

November 10, 2017

Tower Tee property owner KSDK announced on its website Thursday that it is terminating the golf course’s lease in early January to sell the site. The property is under contract to McBride Berra, a collaboration of developers McBride & Son and Oakville-based J.H. Berra that proposed a 158-home...

Two men charged with attempted carjacking at Crestwood Kohl’s

A Crestwood police car.

November 9, 2017

Two men were charged this week with an attempted carjacking last week at the Crestwood Kohl's. County prosecutors charged Earl Hood, 42, of the 3700 block of Cottage Avenue in St. Louis city, and Korey Wess, 41, of the 7800 block of Faraway Drive in Normandy, with trying to carjack two women in th...

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