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Inside the courtroom at Stenger’s arraignment on federal charges

Pictured above: In this still taken from a video by Jason Rosenbaum of St. Louis Public Radio, former County Executive Steve Stenger, right, listens as his attorney Scott Rosenblum makes remarks to reporters after Stenger’s arraignment April 29, 2019, on federal corruption charges. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Editor’s note: Just before this article

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Stenger will plead guilty on federal corruption charges Friday

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Former County Executive Steve Stenger will plead guilty on federal corruption charges Friday morning, federal prosecutors said. Prosecutors sent a notice that they will hold a guilty plea hearing at 10:30 a.m. in the case of “United States

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First rabies found in county in 2019 in bat

After being sent for testing on April 17, a local bat has tested positive for rabies. This is the first bat to test positive for rabies in St. Louis County this year.  This event serves as a reminder that residents should always be cautious around wildlife. “Residents need to be aware that area bats have

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Mehlville High students design prosthetic arms

Students in the Biomedical Science Project Lead the Way, or PLTW, class at Mehlville High School present their working prosthetic arms to community partners who work in the medical field like BJC Healthcare, above. Over the course of the biomedical science curriculum, the students followed a fictitious family and worked to help diagnose, treat and

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Local girl gets ‘Make a Wish’ dream

Truman Middle School students have been working hard all year to make a wish come true for Crystal City’s Makenna Jones. On April 5, they gathered the entire student body to surprise her with the trip of a lifetime: a vacation to Hawaii. The band played “Hawaii 5-0”, the choir sang “Moana,” and students shouted

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St. Louis will host the 2020 U.S. gymnastics Olympic team trials

St. Louis will host the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team trials ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic Committee announced Tuesday that they awarded the bid for the 2020 team trials to St. Louis.  The event will take place at Enterprise Center June 25-28, 2020.  The St. Louis Sports Commission

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