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Trick or train: Union Station debuts new Halloween Experience with spooky train cars, social distancing

The St. Louis Wheel lit up orange and green for the Union Station Halloween Experience.

September 17, 2020

The new Union Station Halloween Experience will bring family fun to the fall season in St. Louis, Oct. 9 through Oct. 31. Created for children 12 and under and their families, the Union Station Halloween Experience will be a themed walking journey through the historic railroad terminal's stationary rail...

Slain officer’s funeral arrangements are set

Officer Tamarris Bohannon

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 3, 2020

Tamarris Bohannon, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officer shot and killed while responding to a call Aug. 30, was a 2009 graduate of Oakville High School. Bohannon, 29, had served on the force for the city of St. Louis for three-and-a-half years. Last year, 1997 Mehlville High graduat...

Pat Maroon pays tribute to fellow Oakville High grad Officer Tomarris Bohannon in overtime NHL playoff victory

Oakville High School's most famous graduate, Pat Maroon, poses with Principal Tamara Sunkett when he visited the school in summer 2019.

September 2, 2020

Oakville native and hockey player Pat Maroon once again made a pivotal play in overtime Monday to send his NHL team to the Eastern Conference finals — but this time he said he had some help from above. NHL veteran Maroon tweeted a photo of his hockey stick from Monday night’s game, on which he ha...

City of St. Louis adds new business restrictions to combat coronavirus, including closing late-night bars and limiting capacity

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, left, goes for the inaugural ride on the St. Louis Wheel during a media preview day of the Wheel, Tuesday, Sept. 24. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 12, 2020

The city of St. Louis will implement similar business restrictions to combat the coronavirus as those set by St. Louis County weeks ago. Mayor Lyda Krewson and Dr. Fredrick Echols, the acting director of the Department of Health/Health Commissioner for the city of St. Louis, announced Wednesday that...

Everyone now required to wear masks indoors and outside in St. Louis County, city

The Urban League of Metropolitan Saint Louis distributed food and other items to 2,500 families Saturday, May 2, at the former Jamestown Mall, assisted by County Executive Sam Page in a mask, left.

July 1, 2020

St. Louis County and St. Louis City will require everyone to wear a mask or face covering at all times indoors and outside when social distancing is not possible, effective 7 a.m. Friday, July 3.  As cases of the coronavirus increase in the South, West and elsewhere in Missouri, St. Louis cases have rem...

St. Louis Zoo will reopen next week, starts taking reservations Monday

Visitors enjoying the sea lion show at the St. Louis Zoo sea lion arena

June 5, 2020

The St. Louis Zoo will reopen to the public Saturday, June 13, after being closed for nearly two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The zoo, located on Government Drive in Forest Park, said it has implemented enhanced protocols and procedures to protect visitors from COVID-19. In order to...

Krewson imposes curfew to try to prevent repeat of Monday’s mayhem in St. Louis

Krewson imposes curfew to try to prevent repeat of Monday's mayhem in St. Louis

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

June 2, 2020

A day of peaceful protests turned to mayhem Monday in St. Louis as three separate shootings led Mayor Lyda Krewson to impose a curfew tonight. St. Louis County police officers shot a man in North County during the early hours Tuesday morning after the man and two other suspects fired at officers and ...

The Magic House will reopen June 15 with reservations, reduced capacity

Siblings Anders and Vaeya Rhodes climb on The Magic House playground in summer 2018. They both wore neon green shirts to the event, so that they'd match. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

June 2, 2020

The Magic House in Kirkwood and its St. Louis city satellite location, MADE for Kids, will reopen in the coming weeks, joining other area attractions opening their doors as coronavirus restrictions begin to ease in St. Louis County and the city. The Magic House announced Monday that The Magic House, St...

St. Louis Aquarium and St. Louis Wheel will reopen Monday with new safety, cleaning protocols

The second floor of the aquarium gives visitors the opportunity to get their hands wet with touch tanks and interactive exhibits. That experience will be temporarily closed due to COVID-19.

June 2, 2020

The St. Louis Aquarium and St. Louis Wheel will reopen Monday, June 8, after receiving clearance from the city of St. Louis. The aquarium, Wheel and other retail and restaurants at Union Station will resume regular hours next Monday with enhanced social distancing, safety and sanitizing protocols to pro...

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