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Trakas, Fitch reject lowering buffer for medical marijuana

HCI, a marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.
August 21, 2019

Update: At the Planning Commission's Aug. 19 meeting, the commission voted to expand the buffer for all medical marijuana facilities to 1,000 feet.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com St....

It’s official: St. Louis gets an MLS team, building on city’s ‘rich soccer tradition’

The female-majority team ownership of the new St. Louis MLS team, announced Aug. 20, 2019.
August 20, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com After decades of hoping for St. Louis soccer fans, it’s official: The city will get a Major League Soccer team. Major League Soccer Commissioner...

Major League Soccer expected to announce today that St. Louis gets a team

The #MLS4TheLou ownership group posted this image to Twitter just before the expected announcement of the St. Louis team.
August 20, 2019

The word on the street is that St. Louis is going to get a Major League Soccer team. MLS Commissioner Don Garber is appearing in St. Louis today to announce that St. Louis has been selected as the site...

Heat advisory issued for St. Louis city, county, St. Charles through Monday night

Heat advisory issued for St. Louis city, county, St. Charles through Monday night
August 19, 2019

The St. Louis County Office of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service in St. Louis have issued a heat advisory in effect from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. Heat index values may reach up to...

Former CEO of city-county economic agency sentenced to probation in Stenger scheme

Pictured above: Former Economic Development Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney, second from left, and her team of attorneys leave the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse Friday. Photo by Erin Achenbach.
August 16, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Sheila Sweeney, the former CEO of the St. Louis joint city-county economic development agency, was sentenced to probation and a fine Friday...

Drunk driver carjacked Good Samaritan at gunpoint after crashing on Interstate 44, charges say

Drunk driver carjacked Good Samaritan at gunpoint after crashing on Interstate 44, charges say
August 16, 2019

A man suspected of driving drunk and crashing his own car was charged with carjacking a Good Samaritan at gunpoint along Interstate 44 in Sunset Hills. St. Louis County prosecutors charged Anthony R....

Man who worked in Crestwood sentenced to 10 years in prison for child pornography

Man who worked in Crestwood sentenced to 10 years in prison for child pornography
August 16, 2019

A St. Louis man who worked in Crestwood was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday for possessing child pornography on his cell phone, among other charges. Rodney Grant Sullivan, 55, was sentenced...

Unlocked Ferrari stolen in Sunset Hills found; police say lock your cars

Pictured above: A picture of the stolen 2007 black Ferrari Spider 430 from the Sunset Hills Police Department's Twitter. The Ferrari was recovered Thursday but no further information was released due to investigative reasons.
August 15, 2019

A Ferrari stolen this week in Sunset Hills was recovered Thursday, but police are urging residents to lock their cars and doors.  The 2007 black Ferrari 430 Spider was stolen out of an unlocked garage...

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