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‘A hero to many’: Officer killed in line of duty graduated from Oakville High

Officer Tamarris Bohannon
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor August 31, 2020

Tamarris Bohannon, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officer shot and killed over the weekend, was a 2009 graduate of Oakville High School. Bohannon, 29, had served on the force for the city...

City of St. Louis adds new business restrictions to combat coronavirus, including closing late-night bars and limiting capacity

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, left, goes for the inaugural ride on the St. Louis Wheel during a media preview day of the Wheel, Tuesday, Sept. 24. Photo by Erin Achenbach.
August 12, 2020

The city of St. Louis will implement similar business restrictions to combat the coronavirus as those set by St. Louis County weeks ago. Mayor Lyda Krewson and Dr. Fredrick Echols, the acting director...

Everyone now required to wear masks indoors and outside in St. Louis County, city

The Urban League of Metropolitan Saint Louis distributed food and other items to 2,500 families Saturday, May 2, at the former Jamestown Mall, assisted by County Executive Sam Page in a mask, left.
July 1, 2020

St. Louis County and St. Louis City will require everyone to wear a mask or face covering at all times indoors and outside when social distancing is not possible, effective 7 a.m. Friday, July 3.  As...

St. Louis County takes a paid holiday for Juneteenth

St. Louis County takes a paid holiday for Juneteenth
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 25, 2020

St. Louis County officially celebrated Juneteenth again this year, after a decision by County Executive Sam Page to make it a paid holiday for all county employees. Juneteenth fell on Friday, June 19...

Krewson imposes curfew to try to prevent repeat of Monday’s mayhem in St. Louis

Krewson imposes curfew to try to prevent repeat of Monday's mayhem in St. Louis
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 2, 2020

A day of peaceful protests turned to mayhem Monday in St. Louis as three separate shootings led Mayor Lyda Krewson to impose a curfew tonight. St. Louis County police officers shot a man in North County...

In outrage over Lake of the Ozarks parties, St. Louis County and state ask revelers to quarantine

A screenshot from a video posted on Twitter of the parties at Lake of the Ozarks.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 26, 2020

St. Louis County and the states of Missouri and Kansas have issued travel advisories and quarantine requests for anyone who traveled to the Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend and did not socially...

Federal judge sides with St. Louis County that COVID-19 lockdowns do not violate Constitution

The Urban League of Metropolitan Saint Louis distributed food and other items to 2,500 families Saturday, May 2, at the former Jamestown Mall, assisted by County Executive Sam Page in a mask, left.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 11, 2020

A federal judge has denied two business owners’ motion for a restraining order to end the current stay-at-home orders in St. Louis, blocking efforts to reopen “nonessential” businesses shut down...

St. Louis County stay-at-home order will end ‘gradually’ starting May 18; masks required

The Urban League of Metropolitan Saint Louis distributed food and other items to 2,500 families Saturday, May 2, at the former Jamestown Mall, assisted by County Executive Sam Page in a mask, left.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 6, 2020

St. Louis County could start to end its stay-at-home order Monday, May 18, but the new freedom will come with restrictions: Employees and customers will be required to socially distance and wear face masks...

Business owners sue St. Louis County, city so that businesses can reopen

Some businesses were forced to close by St. Louis County's March 21 stay-at-home order, but others like the Macy's at South County Center, seen above during the stay-at-home order, voluntarily closed before that.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 6, 2020

Business owners from St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis have filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the stay-at-home orders that are forcing “nonessential” businesses to stay closed until at least...

All Missouri businesses can reopen today with some restrictions, except in St. Louis

Curbside pickup was open at Helen Fitzgerald's in Sunset Hills March 18.
By Ashlyn O'Hara, Missouri News Network May 4, 2020

Starting today, all Missouri businesses will be able to reopen with certain restrictions under the first phase of Gov. Mike Parson’s Show Me Strong Recovery Plan, which extends through May 31. But the...

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