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Sewing machine company robbed in South County

Pictured above: A piece of plywood is used to temporarily cover-up the broken window at Heyde Sewing Machine Company on Lindbergh Boulevard after two suspects broke through the window the morning of Saturday, June 15 and stole two sewing machines. Each machine cost $20,000 each and police are still investigating the burglary. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 21, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  A South County sewing-machine company was robbed in the early hours of Saturday morning, and police are still looking for the suspects responsible. The Heyde Sewing Machine Company, 5451 S. Lindbergh Blvd., was robbed overnight June 15....

Man goes on Dollar General crime spree in Lemay

Man goes on Dollar General crime spree in Lemay

June 21, 2019

Police are looking for a man who went on a Dollar General crime spree in South County, robbing two of the stores along Lemay Ferry Road at gunpoint. The robbery and another attempted robbery started at 10 a.m. May 23, when a man entered the Dollar General at 1060 Lemay Ferry Road. He approached the co...

Drunk driver crashes car into wall of condo; residents evacuated

A drunk driver plowed a car overnight into the wall of this condo, as seen Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 19, 2019

Some residents are displaced after a drunk driver drove his car into the side of a condo complex near Forder Road overnight. The car, a white 2016 Honda Accord, crashed into the wall at the Forder Gardens Condominium complex at Forder Gardens Place Drive around 11:52 p.m. Tuesday. The resident inside the condo was uninjured. Howe...

Man dies after shooting on residential street in South County

Man dies after shooting on residential street in South County

May 26, 2019

A man died after being shot during an “illegal transaction” gone wrong Saturday afternoon on a residential street in Concord. Police in the Affton Southwest Precinct got the call for a shooting in the 5200 block of Tuscan Chase Court around 5:20 p.m. Saturday. A man in his 20s, who has not...

Body of unidentified man found along Mississippi River at Bee Tree Park

Body of unidentified man found along Mississippi River at Bee Tree Park

May 19, 2019

A body was found Friday morning along the banks of the Mississippi River in Bee Tree Park in Oakville, but the person was not identified even with an autopsy. A person working along the banks of the Mississippi River at the park in the 8200 block of Fine Road found what they believed to be a body about 10:20 a.m. Friday and contacted the St. Louis Count...

Police searching for missing Illinois man after his car is found in Bee Tree Park

Police searching for missing Illinois man after his car is found in Bee Tree Park

May 13, 2019

Police are searching in South County for a missing Illinois man after his car was found Thursday night in Bee Tree Park in Oakville. James Andrae, 49, of Peoria suburb Creve Coeur, Illinois, is around 6 feet, 1 inches tall and 200 pounds, with sandy blond hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing ...

$10,000 reward offered to find suspect in Concord armed bank robbery

$10,000 reward offered to find suspect in Concord armed bank robbery

May 9, 2019

The Electro Savings Credit Union is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the “armed and dangerous” person who robbed the bank last week. Detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department are still working the case and are exploring the idea that the suspect is not f...

Police release photos of ‘armed and dangerous’ Concord bank robbery suspect

Police release photos of 'armed and dangerous' Concord bank robbery suspect

May 3, 2019

Police are searching for an “armed and dangerous” suspect following a bank robbery at a Concord credit union Thursday. Around 6 p.m. Thursday, police say a man robbed at gunpoint Electro Savings Credit Union, 12400 Tesson Ferry Road in the same shopping plaza as Dierbergs. The man displayed a gun...

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Lemay

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Lemay

April 9, 2019

A motorcyclist died Sunday after hitting a car on Telegraph Road in Lemay. Richard Pryor, 47, of the 300 block of Quincy Road in Kirbyville, died at a hospital after colliding around 2:47 p.m. with a Kia Rio sedan in the 1500 block of Telegraph Road, police said. Police from the South County Precinct ...

Kutis family offers $10,000 reward for tips in funeral home arson

Footage of the fire being extinguished by the Mehlville Fire Protection District. Photo from Fox 2.

April 4, 2019

The Kutis family is offering an extra $10,000 reward to try to find whoever intentionally set one of the family’s funeral homes on fire two weeks ago. Police said someone threw two “fire-starting devices” onto the roof of the Kutis Funeral Home at 5255 Lemay Ferry Road in Oakville in the early m...

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