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Cafeteria worker kidnapped outside Crestwood elementary school

A Crestwood police car.

December 10, 2019

A cafeteria worker at Long Elementary was kidnapped outside the Crestwood school Tuesday morning, but was later found safe in Illinois. The woman was confronted outside the school around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday by an ex-boyfriend and forced inside her own car, a gray Acura, which then took off from the sc...

Coffee with a Cop combines with pizza

Image courtesy of the Crestwood Police Department.

October 16, 2019

The Crestwood Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop and Pizza with the Police Friday, Oct. 18 at the Starbucks in Crestwood. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Starbucks, 9590 Watson Road. Free coffee from Starbucks will be provided, along with free Imo’s Pizza for children and a free n...

Crestwood man stabbed neighbor’s dog to death, charges say

Crestwood man stabbed neighbor's dog to death, charges say

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 11, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A Crestwood man stabbed his neighbor’s dog to death with a pocket knife last weekend, police say. St. Louis County prosecutors charged John Conrad Ross III, 59, of the 9700 block of Greenview Drive in Crestwood, with two felonies: unlawful...

Water main break damages City Hall in Crestwood; cleanup to last weeks

Photo courtesy of Crestwood Mayor Grant Mabie.

August 13, 2019

A water main break at Watson Plaza Drive last week led to a boil advisory for Crestwood and Sunset Hills, and caused significant damage to Crestwood City Hall. A 20-inch Missouri American Water main adjacent to Crestwood City Hall broke Aug. 10, causing significant flooding into the building. The main se...

Sunset Hills officer sent to hospital after pursuit of bicycle-riding leaf-blower thief

A Crestwood police car.

August 7, 2019

An officer from the Sunset Hills Police Department went to the hospital last week after trying to use a stun gun on a fleeing suspect whose getaway plan after stealing a leaf blower was taking off to Crestwood on a bicycle. Both the officer and the suspect were treated at a hospital and released afte...

Lindbergh’s Prop R focuses on security

Lindbergh National Honor Society students led members of the public on tours of Lindbergh
High School on March 13. The tour was to show the public the improvements needed for the high school, which will be funded by Prop R. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 19, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Lindbergh Schools’ proposed no-tax-rate-increase bond issue Proposition R on the April 2 ballot would build a new Lindbergh High School, but it will also add secure entrances and systems to all schools that don’t already have them. ...

Crestwood would face $3.5 million shortfall to fund current services under a merger

Crestwood would face $3.5 million shortfall to fund current services under a merger

February 14, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A preliminary analysis by the city of Crestwood indicates that under Better Together’s proposal for one St. Louis metro city, Crestwood would either have to dissolve or residents would have to pay more in property taxes to make up an estimated...

Crestwood and police union reach tentative contract agreement

A Crestwood police car.

December 7, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood and union representatives of the Crestwood Police Department have reached a tentative agreement after nearly two-and-a-half years of negotiations, after the police rejected a previous contract last year. “Negotiations have be...

‘Coffee with a Cop’ event to be held at The Barn

Image courtesy of the Crestwood Police Department.

November 11, 2018

Image courtesy of the Crestwood Police Department. Officers from the Crestwood Police Department and community members will come together for another Coffee with a Cop event Wednesday, Nov. 28, at The Barn at Sappington House, 1015 Sappington Road. Coffee with a Cop brings together residents and police officers ...

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