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Man robs Goodwill at gunpoint, carjacks from person in store for a getaway car

The Goodwill store on Baptist Church Road, as seen Oct. 25. Photo by Erin Achenbach.
October 25, 2019

A man carjacked a person at gunpoint while robbing the Goodwill store in South County last weekend. Around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning, a man forced his way inside the back door of the Goodwill store at...

South County man charged with statutory rape, and police say he could have more victims

South County man charged with statutory rape, and police say he could have more victims
October 25, 2019

A Lemay man faces charges of statutory rape and sodomy, and police are saying he could have other victims in the St. Louis region after they found pornography of unidentified children in his possession. David...

Brothers from Green Park charged in road rage shooting on Lindbergh Boulevard

Brothers from Green Park charged in road rage shooting on Lindbergh Boulevard
October 15, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Two armed brothers from Green Park shot a man in a road rage incident in front of the man’s four children, police said Tuesday. St. Louis...

Man with four children in car shot on Lindbergh Boulevard in case of road rage, police say

Man with four children in car shot on Lindbergh Boulevard in case of road rage, police say
October 14, 2019

Suspects are in custody after a man was shot Monday on Lindbergh Boulevard in South County, in what police say is a case of road rage. Police say a man in his 30s was shot about 3:11 p.m. in the 6200...

South County man charged after baby son dies from taking heroin and fentanyl

South County man charged after baby son dies from taking heroin and fentanyl
October 9, 2019

St. Louis County prosecutors charged a South County man with endangering the welfare of a child after the man’s baby son died from overdosing heroin and fentanyl. Taylor Baumer, 20, of the 1000 block...

Thief cuts hole in roof to rob South County Church’s Chicken

The Church's Chicken on South Lindbergh and Lin Ferry, as seen Sept. 25. Photo by Erin Achenbach.
September 27, 2019

A thief went to great lengths to try to steal from both South County Church’s Chicken restaurants, even cutting a hole in one of the fast-food restaurant’s roofs in order to get inside. St....

Officer injured at Interstate 55 and Bayless after struggle with subject of wellness check

The scene at Interstate 55 and Bayless, as captured by Chris Harper.
September 26, 2019

A St. Louis County police officer was injured Monday after a wellness call for a citizen at Interstate 55 and Bayless led to a struggle between the citizen and officers. The St. Louis County Police Department...

Wave of car break-ins, thefts across South County

Wave of car break-ins, thefts across South County
September 24, 2019

Armed carjacking, wave of break-ins still under investigation; cars are left unlocked After an armed carjacking off Tesson Ferry Road in Affton and a wave of break-ins in Sunset Hills last week, officials...

Snow cone seller approaches children, causes scare in Mehlville School District

Closeup of woman's hand holding snow cone as she pours blue syrup onto the crushed ice.
September 20, 2019

A man peddling snow cones to children caused a scare in the Mehlville School District Friday. Driving a white pickup truck, the man approached middle-schoolers waiting for the bus to Washington Middle...

Suspects still at large after armed carjacking in Affton

Suspects still at large after armed carjacking in Affton
September 19, 2019

Police are searching for suspects in an armed carjacking in Affton early Tuesday. A victim’s car was taken at gunpoint around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 9800 block of Paul Revere Drive, behind the Heritage...

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