South County Crime

Police increase patrols after burglary wave

Pictured above: Thieves used one of these prosthetic leg casts outside Medcuro to break into the tailor next door. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The businesses broken into in a string of burglaries in South County last week include an animal hospital, a car dealership, a car tire business and a

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Prosecutors say Stenger does not deserve break in prison sentence

Pictured above: Then-County Executive Steve Stenger presents a proclamation declaring ‘Chancellor Mark Wrighton Day’ in St. Louis County April 8 to honor Wrighton’s retirement as Washington University chancellor this summer, in this photo Stenger posted to his county executive Twitter account. Wrighton was the head of Better Together’s city-county merger campaign.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor

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Six businesses burglarized overnight in South County

Pictured above: Police cars, detectives and the Crime Scene Unit respond to a business break-in Tuesday morning at Tailor Boutique on Lin Ferry Drive in Green Park. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Six businesses in the South Lindbergh and Lin Ferry business corridor were burglarized overnight Tuesday. The six smash-and-grab burglaries appear to be related, St.

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