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South County Center and other malls will reopen Monday

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.

May 14, 2020

South County Center and other malls in the St. Louis area, including West County Center, the Galleria and Plaza Frontenac, will reopen Monday when St. Louis County begins to lift its stay-at-home order. The malls have been closed for roughly two months during the coronavirus outbreak. The malls are r...

No charges for man who accidentally shot himself at South County mall

South County Center mall as seen in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

November 14, 2019

Police are not pursuing any charges against a man who accidentally shot himself in a bathroom at South County Center mall over the weekend. Police were called to the mall, which is at the intersection of Lindbergh and Lemay Ferry roads in South County, for a report of a shooting at 2:33 p.m. Saturda...

Mehlville Fire District is one of few districts with a drone

Drone operator Roman Stolarski pinpoints where on the Meramec River the rescue boats need to go to save the ‘victim.’ Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

October 15, 2019

During a mock rescue in 2018, Mehlville firefighter and drone operator Roman Stolarski pinpoints where on the Meramec River the rescue boats need to go to save the ‘victim’ using the district's small drone. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspaper...

Bowling alley, arcade entertainment complex coming to South County Center mall

South County Center mall as seen in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 14, 2019

South County Center mall as seen in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. A 50,000-square-foot bowling alley, karaoke and arcade entertainment complex is coming to South County Center mall. CBL Properties announced Tuesday it is opening two locations of Round1 Bowling & Amusement, a Japan-...

Shoplifting suspects crash stolen car and flee, spurring school lockdown

Shoplifting suspects crash stolen car and flee, spurring school lockdown

November 30, 2018

In a seven-minute string of events Friday, police believe three suspects fleeing the mall after shoplifting spurred a lockdown at Bierbaum Elementary when they crashed their stolen car near the school and, in between, may have hit another car. Two of the three suspects, a male and a female, are still ...

Sears at South County Center to close in September

Sears at South County Center to close in September

June 5, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sears store at South County Center will close in September, the company announced Thursday. The Sears at 250 South County Center Way is one of the anchors at the south county mall. Liquidation sales can begin as soon as June 14. The o...

Pair accused of taking photos of girls in bathrooms preyed on more victims, police say

Pair accused of taking photos of girls in bathrooms preyed on more victims, police say

March 22, 2018

A man and woman accused of taking photos of young girls in bathroom stalls around the St. Louis region, including at South County Center mall, also took photos of other girls in various other stores including the Oakville Walmart and West County Center, police warned Thursday. Police found the oth...

Two charged with invasion of privacy, sexual abuse of 4-year-old

Two charged with invasion of privacy, sexual abuse of 4-year-old

March 14, 2018

A Barnhart woman has been charged in connection with photographing young girls in public bathroom stalls and sharing the pictures with a Florissant man. Both confessed and also admitted sexually abusing a 4-year-old boy, county police said. The St. Louis County prosecuting attorney’s office on...

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