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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...

BREAKING: Tower Tee subdivision proposal postponed

Aerial of Tower Tee

November 7, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The housing developer seeking to redevelop the Tower Tee golf course and driving range in Affton has asked to postpone its request, and a public hearing will not be held on the development next week as previously announced. The county Planning...

Crestwood police union rejects city’s proposed contract

A Crestwood police car.

November 3, 2017

Crestwood’s police union, represented by Teamsters Local 610, voted to reject the city’s proposed contract last week and cease negotiating. The contract, which union negotiators had requested as both sides neared the end of over 14 months of good-faith bargaining, was a compromise that balanced...

South county Kmart to close in late January

November 3, 2017

Kmart, 3901 Lemay Ferry Road, will close in late January, according to an announcement from the Sears Holdings Corp. On Thursday, Sears Holdings announced the closing of 45 Kmart stores, including the south county location, and 18 Sears stores. “It’s important to note that these stores will rem...

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