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Car-theft ring steals four cars in Oakville, police say

Four cars were stolen over eight hours in Oakville Tuesday morning in what authorities are investigating as a series of related thefts. Cars were stolen from four locations in a span of eight hours Sept. 12, including two from the apartments at Forder Gardens Place: – 1:30 a.m. at 4300 Forder Gardens Place. – 4:02

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Human remains found in shoe in Bee Tree Park

Police have identified a foot in a shoe found by hikers in Bee Tree Park in Oakville last week as human remains, but still have no idea where the foot came from, even after extensive searches. Hikers called 911 to report that they found a shoe with a foot still in it while walking on

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National sundial group visits Long Elementary School

The Nancy L. Ferguson Sundial Garden at Long Elementary School recently received international attention when 49 members of the North American Sundial Association visited during the organization’s annual conference, which took place in St. Louis this year. NASS members traveled here from all over the country, along with Canada, Mexico, Austria, Latvia and England. The

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County holds open house on parks master plan Tuesday

The St. Louis County Department of Parks and Recreation is holding a series of open houses in September to share draft recommendations for its new master plan, kicking off Tuesday with an open house at The Pavilion at Lemay. The meetings are the final public-input meetings for the master plan for county parks. County residents

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Lindbergh High’s ACT scores continue to rise

Lindbergh High School students continue to surpass state performance on the ACT college readiness test, and they improved the school’s composite score compared with 2016 as well, according to a district news release. The LHS Class of 2018 achieved an average composite score of 23.3 this year, compared with Missouri’s average composite score of 20.4.

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UPDATED: Affton man charged in robbery of PNC Bank

An Affton man was charged today — Thursday, Aug. 31 — with robbing the PNC Bank in Affton last week and a Schnucks in Richmond Heights earlier this week. Eric Dooley, 43, of the 5100 block of Weber Road, faces charges of first-degree robbery and stealing over $750 and is being held on $50,000 cash-only

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