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Man shot while driving on Interstate 55 in South County

Man shot while driving on Interstate 55 in South County

April 21, 2020

A man is recovering in a hospital after he was shot Tuesday afternoon while driving on Interstate 55 in South County. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call about the shooting and responded around 2:13 p.m. The man said he was driving his car on southbound I-55 near Union Road when he was...

Body found in burned trailer identified as Lemay man

Body found in burned trailer identified as Lemay man

April 19, 2020

The man who was found burned to death inside a box trailer in Lemay has been identified by police. The homicide investigation is still active into the suspicious death of Kenneth Booth Jr., 49, of the 9900 block of Clyde Avenue in Lemay, whose body was found in a box trailer next to the railroad tr...

Burned body inside box trailer leads to homicide investigation in South County

File photo. Police shot a man approaching them with a metal pipe in March 2019 at Lemay Ferry and Butler Hill roads in Oakville, sending the suspect to the hospital. The suspect sustained serious injuries. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 29, 2020

Authorities opened a homicide investigation in South County Saturday night after a box trailer was burned with someone inside in Lemay. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call around 7:45 p.m. that led them to the 200 block of Avenue H in South County, by the railroad tracks. Responding...

Pedestrian struck and killed in hit-and-run identified as Lemay man; suspect still at large

Police released this surveillance photo of a car they say hit and killed a 64-year-old pedestrian crossing South Broadway in Lemay on Black Friday.

December 17, 2019

Pictured above: Police released this surveillance photo of a car they say hit and killed a 64-year-old pedestrian crossing South Broadway in Lemay on Black Friday.  Police have publicly identified the pedestrian who was hit and killed in South County on Black Friday by a driver that took off. Ron...

Man and woman charged in South County armed robberies that led to lockdowns

The two suspects in the string of armed robberies, James Leach, left, and Kelly Lenz, right.

December 6, 2019

A man and a woman are facing charges for a string of armed robberies last week and this week across South County after their capture Thursday led to a lockdown at two schools. Police say the pair, a man from St. Louis and a woman from Cuba, Missouri, robbed a string of stores along Lemay Ferry with a...

UPDATED: School lockdowns lifted after police capture Lemay Ferry robbery suspect

UPDATED: School lockdowns lifted after police capture Lemay Ferry robbery suspect

December 5, 2019

A police search for a robbery suspect around Lemay Ferry Road spurred a lockdown at two South County schools Thursday that has been lifted. Lockdowns were lifted at Mehlville High School and Mosaic Elementary after about an hour midday Thursday. The lockdown was activated due to the suspect search, but ...

Police release photos and video of car that killed pedestrian in South County hit-and-run

Police released this surveillance photo of a car they say hit and killed a 64-year-old pedestrian crossing South Broadway in Lemay on Black Friday.

December 5, 2019

Police have released surveillance video and photos of the car they say hit and killed a pedestrian in South County on Black Friday, then drove off. The man, 64, who died after being hit and killed while crossing South Broadway in Lemay around 4:30 p.m. Nov. 29 has been identified, but police have not yet released his name publicly since they are having diffi...

Pedestrian who died in South County hit-and-run not yet publicly identified, case still unsolved

Pedestrian who died in South County hit-and-run not yet publicly identified, case still unsolved

December 3, 2019

A pedestrian who died after being hit by a car in a hit-and-run last week in South County has not yet been publicly identified as police are still working to notify the person’s next of kin. Police say that a man was crossing the 9300 block of South Broadway in Lemay about 4:24 p.m. Nov. 29, the da...

Police identify man in wheelchair who was hit, killed crossing street in South County

Police identify man in wheelchair who was hit, killed crossing street in South County

November 19, 2019

The man in a motorized wheelchair who was struck and killed while crossing a street in South County Monday night has been identified by police. Police said Sevkija Ferhatovic, 64, of the 3600 block of Lemay Road, died at the hospital after being hit by a car. Originally, police said that Ferhatovic d...

Man in motorized wheelchair hit by car, killed in South County

Man in motorized wheelchair hit by car, killed in South County

November 18, 2019

A man in a motorized wheelchair was struck and killed while crossing a street in South County Monday night. Police said the man who was hit, who has not yet been publicly identified, is between 60 and 70 years old. He was attempting to cross Lemay Ferry just south of Victory Drive around 6:15 p.m. ...

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