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Man robs Goodwill at gunpoint, carjacks from person in store for a getaway car

The Goodwill store on Baptist Church Road, as seen Oct. 25. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 25, 2019

A man carjacked a person at gunpoint while robbing the Goodwill store in South County last weekend. Around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning, a man forced his way inside the back door of the Goodwill store at 10570 Baptist Church Road, robbing the Concord store and carjacking a woman inside for his getaway ...

Brothers from Green Park charged in road rage shooting on Lindbergh Boulevard

Brothers from Green Park charged in road rage shooting on Lindbergh Boulevard

October 15, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Two armed brothers from Green Park shot a man in a road rage incident in front of the man’s four children, police said Tuesday. St. Louis County prosecutors charged two men from Green Park, brothers Nicholas Marino, 27, and Joseph Marino, 2...

Man with four children in car shot on Lindbergh Boulevard in case of road rage, police say

Man with four children in car shot on Lindbergh Boulevard in case of road rage, police say

October 14, 2019

Suspects are in custody after a man was shot Monday on Lindbergh Boulevard in South County, in what police say is a case of road rage. Police say a man in his 30s was shot about 3:11 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Lindbergh Boulevard, an area near the QuikTrip, Weekends Only and Carmax car dealershi...

St. Louis County officer dies in off-duty car crash; had served in Affton Southwest Precinct

St. Louis County officer dies in off-duty car crash; had served in Affton Southwest Precinct

October 11, 2019

A St. Louis County officer who died Friday after an off-duty car crash in Illinois was a “dedicated police officer” and father of five children who had served in the Affton Southwest Precinct during his eight-year career. St. Louis County Police Department Officer James “Mitch” Ellis Jr. w...

Wednesday is National Coffee with a Cop Day; have a cuppa with St. Louis County police

Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 1, 2019

The St. Louis County Police Department is joining National Coffee with a Cop Day for the first time this year. Local precinct officers will participate in the national event Wednesday, Oct. 2. The public is invited to join officers and command staff for coffee and conversation. Each precinct will have its own locati...

Bernard students serve up a feast for first responders on 9/11

Bernard Middle School students honored South County Precinct officers, firefighters and military members with their ‘Patriot Day’ first responders’ barbecue, an annual commemoration of the 9/11 attacks on Sept. 11.

September 19, 2019

Bernard Middle School students honored South County Precinct officers, firefighters and military members with their "Patriot Day" first responders’ barbecue, an annual commemoration of the 9/11 attacks on Sept. 11. "It was a wonderful way to say thank you to the people who keep us safe. #neverforget,"...

Affton Southwest Precinct moves to Concord until permanent station built

The new police precinct on Griffin Road, as seen July 12. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 13, 2019

For the foreseeable future, St. Louis County Police operations in the Affton Southwest 3rd Precinct will be out of a temporary precinct building at 5030 Griffin Road in Concord. “This will not impact services provided to the public by our officers in any way,” the department said in a news release. ...

Precinct moves again; see its new design

Above: A rendering of the Affton Southwest Precinct.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 12, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The plans for the new Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department are falling into place just as the precinct is moving to yet another temporary location. Since December, the precinct has been housed in a strip mall in ...

Vaping bill is the first bill a county executive ever signed in South County

6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas cracks a smile after County Executive Sam Page gives him the pen used to sign an anti-vaping bill championed by Trakas at Hancock High School May 16, 2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

May 29, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  New County Executive Sam Page may have been the first county executive to ever sign a bill into law in South County this month, as he signed a bill surrounded by American government students at Hancock High School to reduce underage vapi...

Man dies after shooting on residential street in South County

Man dies after shooting on residential street in South County

May 26, 2019

A man died after being shot during an “illegal transaction” gone wrong Saturday afternoon on a residential street in Concord. Police in the Affton Southwest Precinct got the call for a shooting in the 5200 block of Tuscan Chase Court around 5:20 p.m. Saturday. A man in his 20s, who has not...

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