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Arnold man charged with murder for stabbing his sister for insurance money

Police responded to a call around 10:29 a.m. in the 10200 block of Marble Arch Lane, where they found a female with multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 20, 2019

Police responded to a call around 10:29 a.m. in the 10200 block of Marble Arch Lane, where they found a female with multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Photo by Erin Achenbach. St. Louis County prosecutors have charged an Arnold man with murder for allegedly stabbing his sister to deat...

South County Kiwanis Club honors officer

South County Kiwanis Club honors officer

February 16, 2019

The Kiwanis Club of South County honored Officer Kimberly Haus of the Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department as its ‘Officer of the Quarter.’ Kiwanis President Roy Wunsch, above, presents Haus with a certificate of recognition and a gift card to a local restaurant. Haus w...

Snyder’s killer said, ‘If I’d known he was a cop, I wouldn’t have shot him’

Snyder's killer said, 'If I'd known he was a cop, I wouldn't have shot him'

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

February 7, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The trial of the south county man who admits he shot and killed Officer Blake Snyder is underway in Clayton this week, and with Trenton Forster’s guilt not up for debate, most of the courtroom testimony centers around whether a St. Louis...

Contract for new Affton precinct finalized

The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The store closed in November and the property will be used for the new Affton Southwest Precinct. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

January 22, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd  News Editor  glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  St. Louis County finalized a deal to relocate the Affton Southwest Precinct from Affton to Sappington this month, after a snafu with the Port Authority that could have scuttled the deal. The contract was signed the first week of th...

County Council takes over contract for Affton precinct due to Port Authority’s limbo

The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The store closed in November and the property will be used for the new Affton Southwest Precinct. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

December 28, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council is taking over the contract to buy land for a new Affton Southwest Precinct after the county Economic Development Partnership ran up against a deadline to seal the deal that it would not be able to meet due to l...

Mold temporarily relocates Affton precinct

The Affton Southwest Precinct, as seen when residents decorated the patrol car of fallen Officer Blake Snyder after he was killed in the line of duty in October 2016.

December 21, 2018

The Affton Southwest Precinct, as seen when residents decorated the patrol car of fallen Officer Blake Snyder after he was killed in the line of duty in October 2016. Due to possible mold, the Affton Southwest Precinct has moved “for the foreseeable future” to a shopping plaza in Crestwood. The agi...

Affton precinct set to open despite delays

The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The store closed in November and the property will be used for the new Affton Southwest Precinct. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

November 14, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sappington Garden Shop closes this week after 50 years, and the new Affton Southwest Precinct proposed for the site is moving forward even as the St. Louis County County Council focuses on a shakeup of the county board that is governing...

Part of Gravois to be renamed for Snyder

The Affton Southwest Precinct, as seen when residents decorated the patrol car of fallen Officer Blake Snyder after he was killed in the line of duty in October 2016.

October 25, 2018

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, will host a reception this weekend to officially reveal the signs designating parts of Gravois Road and Highway 30 “Officer Blake Snyder Memorial Highway.” The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Affton Fire Protection District headquarter...

Woman found shot to death in Affton fire killed herself, police say

St. Louis County police and first responders gather outside an apartment complex off Kidder Road in Affton on Tuesday. A woman was found shot after an apartment at the complex was set ablaze. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 3, 2018

The woman found shot to death in a Tuesday apartment fire in Affton killed herself, police said. Police identified her as Crystal Chrisp, 46, of the 8900 block of Kidder Avenue. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the St. Louis Regional Bomb and Arson Unit. Stay tuned to this...

Police investigate suspicious death of woman found in Affton fire

St. Louis County police and first responders investigate an apartment complex after a woman was found shot in an apartment that had been set ablaze on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 2, 2018

St. Louis County police and first responders investigate an apartment complex after a woman was found shot in an apartment that had been set ablaze on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating what it is calling the "suspicious death" of...

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