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No one injured in drive-by shooting on Lemay Ferry Road, case still unsolved

No one injured in drive-by shooting on Lemay Ferry Road, case still unsolved

August 7, 2020

A drive-by shooting on Lemay Ferry Road two weekends ago is still unsolved. Officers from the South County Precinct received a call for shots fired at roughly 2:30 a.m. July 25 in the 800 block of Lemay Ferry Road. The officers contacted the reporting party, a woman who had not been injured. She said...

Truck drives through wall of South County Health Center, injures woman trapped in debris

Truck drives through wall of South County Health Center, injures woman trapped in debris

August 6, 2020

A woman at the South County Health Center was seriously injured Thursday when a man crashed his truck through a wall of the health clinic in Sunset Hills. A 77-year-old man driving a pickup truck drove the truck through the wall around 11:10 a.m., with the truck coming to a stop partially inside the ...

Man in custody after shooting at Affton gas station

John Fox

August 6, 2020

An Imperial man is charged with shooting a man in a gas station parking lot in Affton after they got into an argument. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call at roughly 4:45 p.m. July 23 reporting a shooting in the parking lot of the Phillips 66 gas station in the 9700 block of Ma...

Woman attacks employees at arcade who asked her to wear a mask

A sign on the front door of Incredible Pizza Company in South County Aug. 4  advises customers that they must wear a mask when inside the building at all times, except when eating or drinking.

August 4, 2020

A woman attacked three employees Sunday at America’s Incredible Pizza Company in South County, pushing, shoving and pepper-spraying them after she was asked to wear a mask, as required by St. Louis County mandate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Police said the woman was part of a group that was as...

Police identify man found dead in South County fire, classifying it as homicide

Officers and firefighter-medics respond to the site of the officer-involved shooting at Nottingham Estates in March 2019.

August 3, 2020

Police have identified the man whose body was found in an apartment fire in South County, in a case now being investigated as a homicide. Investigators identified James Kwiatkowski, 62, of the 4000 block of Nottingham Estates Drive, 63129, as the man whose body was found after a fire consumed his apart...

Investigation underway after man’s body found in South County apartment fire

Officers and firefighter-medics respond to the site of the officer-involved shooting at Nottingham Estates in March 2019.

August 3, 2020

The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating a suspicious death after a man’s body was found following an apartment fire Sunday in South County. Police arrived to a call about smoke in an apartment in the 4000 block of Nottingham Estates Drive, near Lemay Ferry and Butler Hill roads, at...

Man shot at Affton gas station after ‘altercation’ in parking lot

The parking lot of the Phillips 66 gas station in Affton had returned to normal Friday, July 24, following a shooting Thursday.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 24, 2020

A suspect is in custody after allegedly shooting a man in a gas station parking lot in Affton. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call at roughly 4:45 p.m. Thursday reporting a shooting in the parking lot of the Phillips 66 gas station in the 9700 block of Mackenzie Road. The victim,...

South County armed carjacking leads to police chase on Interstate 55

South County armed carjacking leads to police chase on Interstate 55

June 4, 2020

After a carjacking in South County Thursday, a suspect led officers on a police chase into St. Louis city limits. Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a call about a carjacking and robbery at 1:14 p.m. Thursday at Lilac Ridge Lane and Kerth R...

Man charged with stealing guns from Affton pawn shop after trying to sell them on social media

Southside Pawn and Jewelry as seen on Google Maps, next to Sharpshooters Grill.

June 3, 2020

A Valley Park man faces federal charges for stealing guns from an Affton gun store after he tried to sell them on social media. Devante Coffie, 19, of Valley Park, Missouri, was charged in federal court Wednesday with stealing 32 handguns and two long guns at the Southside Pawn Shop on Gravois Road...

At least 10 suspects steal dozens of handguns, rifles from Affton gun store

Southside Pawn and Jewelry as seen on Google Maps, next to Sharpshooters Grill.

June 1, 2020

A gun store in Affton was robbed early Sunday morning, with dozens of guns stolen by at least 10 suspects. An alarm went off at roughly 1:10 a.m. Sunday at Southside Pawn and Jewelry, 8101 Gravois Road. Officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded and found evidence of a burglary, with a window o...

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