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Schnucks carjacking victims’ car found in city of St. Louis; suspect still at large

Schnucks carjacking victims' car found in city of St. Louis; suspect still at large

February 22, 2019

Police have recovered the car taken in an armed carjacking at the Schnucks at Butler Hill Road in south county Tuesday but are still searching for the man they say carjacked a couple in their 60s in broad daylight. The suspect, armed with a gun, is alleged to have demanded the couple's 2014 Chevrole...

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley subpoenaed in Sunshine Law case

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley subpoenaed in Sunshine Law case

February 21, 2019

By Brennan John Columbia Missourian Missouri's U.S. Senator Josh Hawley has been subpoenaed in a case involving possible violations of the state’s public records law when he served as Missouri attorney general. The subpoena came from Missouri’s 19th Circuit Court in Cole County. Hawley is ordere...

Sunset Hills police capture auto theft suspect after foot chase, crash, lockdown

The Sunset Hills Police Department drives in the SunCrest Fest parade in September 2018. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

February 21, 2019

Updated at 5:55 p.m. with comments from Sgt. Robbie Hagen. Sunset Hills police caught an alleged Jefferson County car thief Thursday who crashed the stolen car in Laumeier Sculpture Park, led police on several foot chases and caused a lockdown at a local high school. Officers from the Sunset Hills...

Woman robbed at gunpoint in Oakville home

Woman robbed at gunpoint in Oakville home

February 20, 2019

An Oakville woman was robbed at gunpoint in her home Monday night. Around 8 p.m. Monday, the victim, who lives in the 5200 block of Milburn Road in Oakville, heard a strange noise in her house and opened the bedroom door to find a stranger inside her house. The man, who was armed, demanded money before fleeing...

Couple carjacked at Butler Hill Schnucks; man fires shot at suspect

Couple carjacked at Butler Hill Schnucks; man fires shot at suspect

February 19, 2019

A couple in their 60s were the victims of an armed carjacking in broad daylight at the Butler Hill Schnucks Tuesday morning. The man who was carjacked was also armed and fired at least one shot at the suspect as he drove away in the couple’s car, police said. About 10:55 a.m., officers from the St...

Scott Credit Union opens second St. Louis County location

Scott Credit Union opens second St. Louis County location

February 19, 2019

Scott Credit Union hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of their new branch location in Crestwood at 9792 Watson Road. The location is one of two in Missouri and St. Louis County, with the other location in Ladue. The bank operates 16 branches in the St. Louis ar...

UPDATED: Man missing from Affton found

UPDATED: Man missing from  Affton found

February 16, 2019

The St. Louis County Police Department has found a missing endangered man safe after issuing statewide alerts to try to find him. Police previously issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred in the 9600 block of Jesse Drive in Affton at 11:45 a.m. Saturday. ...

Affton resident honored for 25 years promoting public transit

Affton resident honored for 25 years promoting public transit

February 16, 2019

An Affton resident is being honored for 25 years of working to advance public transit in St. Louis. Kimberly Cella, executive director of Citizens for Modern Transit, or CMT, has been honored for 25 years of furthering public transit in the region. “Public transit in the St. Louis reg...

Legislator faces lawsuit for blocking member of public on Twitter

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City.

February 15, 2019

By Yue Yu Columbia Missourian A judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought against state Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch for blocking someone on Twitter. The representative now faces a trial March 29 in Kansas City, according to a news release. Columbia lawyer Mike Campbell, who filed the lawsuit,...

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