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Sunset Hills cluster home proposal withdrawn by developer

A 'No Cluster Homes' sign along Robyn Road in Sunset Hills last year.

April 18, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Residents opposed to the proposal for a cluster home development at the Krueger family house property on Robyn Road in Sunset Hills will get their way after all, but not by a vote through the Board Aldermen. Developer Fischer & F...

Sentencing happens today for Trenton Forster, Officer Snyder’s killer

Sentencing happens today for Trenton Forster, Officer Snyder's killer

April 18, 2019

Trenton Forster, who was convicted in February of first-degree murder for shooting and killing Officer Blake Snyder in Green Park in 2016, will be formally sentenced Thursday. After a jury convicted Forster of murder Feb. 8, St. Louis County Circuit Judge Kristine Kerr scheduled sentencing for 1: 30 p.m. ...

Another top Stenger staffer resigns in wake of federal investigation

Another top Stenger staffer resigns in wake of federal investigation

April 17, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Another key member of County Executive Steve Stenger’s cabinet has resigned, becoming the second staffer to step down in the wake of a federal investigation into Stenger’s office. Lance LeComb, who served as a senior policy adviser f...

Storms expected overnight could bring hail or tornadoes

Storms expected overnight could bring hail or tornadoes

April 17, 2019

Storms expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning in the St. Louis region could bring hail and even tornadoes, the National Weather Service St. Louis said. The NWS said that residents of the region should set up weather alerts in case of severe weather. With hail, possible tornadoes and "damaging...

Crestwood rejects car wash a second time

The BriteWorX location in Columbia, Illinois.

April 17, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Crestwood Board of Aldermen rejected a car wash proposed for Watson Road a second time last week, after initially rejecting it at the board’s March 26 meeting and then voting to reconsider the proposal. Aldermen rejected an ordinance to gra...

Lindbergh raises money with 36 hours of music

Lindbergh raises money with 36 hours of music

April 17, 2019

  The Lindbergh High School Drumline and Strolling Stings performed for students April 12 during the band’s annual 36-Hour Musicthon to raise money for childhood cancer research. This year’s event raised $2,200 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The band raises money in honor of a young man ...

Jennifer Miller, Mike Tsichlis sworn in for second terms on Lindbergh board

Lindbergh board President Karen Schuster, left, swears in, from left, Jennifer Miller and Mike Tsichlis to their second terms on the Lindbergh school board.

April 14, 2019

Voters re-elected Jennifer Miller and Mike Tsichlis to the Lindbergh Board of Education last week, and Miller and Tsichlis were sworn in for second terms during the April 9 board meeting. Miller and Tsichlis were unopposed in their bids for second three-year terms. They were re-elected the same night t...

In third meeting, St. Louis County Charter Commission decides how it will operate

The 2019 St. Louis County Charter Commission convenes for its first meeting Feb. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

April 12, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Charter Commission held its third meeting last week, deciding how it will operate for the rest of its tenure this year. The commission adopted a meeting schedule and committee assignments for the rest of the year. Af...

Lindbergh Band hosts 36-hour Musicthon to benefit childhood cancer research Friday and Saturday

Lindbergh High School band members, above, raised $2,500 during the fifth annual 36-Hour LHS Musicthon in April 2018 to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand and honor a young band buddy, also named Alex, who died in 2014 from cancer after befriending Lindbergh band members during Sunday Night Lights.

April 11, 2019

Lindbergh High School band members will perform for 36 straight music-filled hours Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand and honor a young band buddy who died in 2014 following a brave battle with cancer. Over the past five years, the LHS Musicthon has generat...

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