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Trooper pulls man out of burning car on Interstate 55

Brock Teague

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 23, 2020

A Missouri state trooper pulled a man out of a burning car in South County, saving the man’s life. Around 2 a.m. Saturday, June 13, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the St. Louis County Police Department responded to a rollover crash on the northbound ramp of Interstate 255 leading to northbound Inter...

St. Louis County receives dozens of proposals for marijuana sites, with most in South County

HCI, a marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 28, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Despite not having its own approved ordinances in the books, St. Louis County received over 30 applications for medical marijuana facilities as the state’s deadline for applications for marijuana operators came and went last week ...

Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

June 6, 2019

Mick O’Halloran, who has been with the Oakville Hockey Club since the 2000-2001 season, keeps up with all of his former athletes. He keeps track of where they are going and what teams they’re playing for once they leave, holding on to some of their old jerseys and other items. Pictured above are...

Plan for convention center expansion dedicates funding for new North County projects

North County Recreation Complex

May 1, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The contentious debate on extending The Dome football stadium bonds for 40 years to expand the America’s Center convention center in downtown St. Louis came with a side discussion on whether the county should designate part of the funding ...

Schnucks carjacking victims’ car found in city of St. Louis; suspect still at large

Schnucks carjacking victims' car found in city of St. Louis; suspect still at large

February 22, 2019

Police have recovered the car taken in an armed carjacking at the Schnucks at Butler Hill Road in south county Tuesday but are still searching for the man they say carjacked a couple in their 60s in broad daylight. The suspect, armed with a gun, is alleged to have demanded the couple's 2014 Chevrole...

SSM Health breaks ground on new Cardinal Glennon pediatric facility in south county

SSM Health executives ‘break ground’ on the new Cardinal Glennon pediatric
facility in Concord.

November 22, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callsnewspapers.com SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital broke ground on a new pediatric healthcare specialty services center in South St. Louis County last week. Students from Assumption Parish School and La Petite Academy joined SSM Health exe...

Might as well get on the Trump train for next six years, reader writes

Letters to the editor

November 21, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Wow, he’s still at it. Michael Broughton — the Call’s favorite Never Trumper. In his latest contribution to the Call, he identifies the duly elected president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, as follows: That Trump embraces fascism, attempts to...

Free flu-shot clinics available in South County

Free flu-shot clinics available in South County

October 2, 2018

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and SSM Health will be offering free flu vaccinations this October in South County and in various locations across St. Louis and St. Louis County. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the best way to reduce chances of contracting influenza or spreading it to others...

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