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Police investigating early morning fire at Kutis Funeral Home

Fire and police personnel on the scene of a fire at Kutis Funeral Home on Lemay Ferry Road Friday morning. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

March 22, 2019

Fire and police personnel on the scene of a fire at Kutis Funeral Home on Lemay Ferry Road Friday morning. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Police believe an early morning fire Friday at Kutis Funeral Home off Lemay Ferry Road was arson. Kutis, 5255 Lemay Ferry Road, also has locations in Affton and sou...

Arnold man charged with murder for stabbing his sister for insurance money

Police responded to a call around 10:29 a.m. in the 10200 block of Marble Arch Lane, where they found a female with multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 20, 2019

Police responded to a call around 10:29 a.m. in the 10200 block of Marble Arch Lane, where they found a female with multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Photo by Erin Achenbach. St. Louis County prosecutors have charged an Arnold man with murder for allegedly stabbing his sister to deat...

UPDATED: Woman found dead in Lemay identified; police say death suspicious, but not seeking suspects

The intersection of Jefferson Barracks Road and Corliss Drive on the morning of March 20. Police were called to the intersection Wednesday morning at around 7:16 a.m. where they found the body of a young woman. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 20, 2019

Police are still classifying the death of a young Lemay woman “suspicious” after her body was found in a residential neighborhood off Jefferson Barracks early Wednesday. Lisa Ball, 26, of the 2700 block of Corliss Drive, was found dead around 7:16 a.m. Wednesday when police responded to a call f...

Man arrested as ‘person of interest’ in woman’s stabbing death in Affton

The St. Louis County Police Department investigates at apartments along Marble Arch Lane in Affton after a woman was fatally stabbed Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 20, 2019

The St. Louis County Police Department investigates at apartments along Marble Arch Lane in Affton after a woman was fatally stabbed Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach. Police have arrested a man as a “person of interest” after a woman was stabbed to death in a homicide in Affton this morning. ...

Police investigating ‘suspicious’ death of young woman in Lemay

The intersection of Jefferson Barracks Road and Corliss Drive on the morning of March 20. Police were called to the intersection Wednesday morning at around 7:16 a.m. where they found the body of a young woman. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 20, 2019

Police are investigating what they are calling a “suspicious” death of a young woman in Lemay Wednesday morning. Police found a woman they believe to be in her 20s dead on the ground at the intersection of Jefferson Barracks and Corliss Drive at roughly 7:16 a.m. Wednesday. Officers from the S...

UPDATED: Suspect in hospital after officer-involved shooting in Oakville

Pictured above: Police investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting at an apartment complex off Nottingham Estates Drive in South County on March 19. The suspect who was shot by police was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 19, 2019

Police shot a man approaching them with a metal pipe Tuesday at Lemay Ferry and Butler Hill roads in Oakville, sending the suspect to the hospital. A police officer from the St. Louis County Police Department arrived at the Butler Hill and Lemay Ferry intersection for a call for service and then was ...

Man charged for sending photos to a student

Man charged for sending photos to a student

March 12, 2019

A Police Explorer recruiter who visited multiple local schools was charged with multiple felonies after sending graphic photographs of himself to a student he met on a volunteer visit to Lindbergh High School. Eric Parks, 20, of the 490 block of England Drive in Festus, was arrested by the St. Charles...

Friends and family want answers in death of Oakville man in county jail

In this screenshot from Brock Schmittler's Facebook Live video of the vigil for Oakville resident Johnny Shy, friends and family gather with signs and candles to remember their friend.

March 8, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council and the friends and family of an Oakville man who died in the county jail want answers after a series of inmate deaths, including two within a week. Oakville resident John Shy, 29, died Feb. 23 in the St. Louis County Justice Center in Clayton after entering it for the last...

Man investigated for inappropriate contact with Lindbergh student also visited both Mehlville high schools

Man investigated for inappropriate contact with Lindbergh student also visited both Mehlville high schools

March 6, 2019

The Boy Scouts Police Explorer volunteer who was arrested Tuesday after inappropriate contact with a Lindbergh High School student also visited Oakville and Mehlville high schools in the last two weeks. Mehlville School District Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler sent an email to parents at the dist...

New carjacking law proposed by Gregory seeks to make it easier to prosecute

Rep. David Gregory addresses the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in July 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 6, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Local and state officials hope to crack down on carjacking by making it a separate crime under Missouri statute, an initiative announced just as a brazen series of carjackings hit the south county area. Attorney General Eric Schmitt held a ...

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