It was in 1868 that Franklin County, Mississippi received a most unwelcome visit from something ape-like and terrifying. The story was told in the St. Louis Dispatch on June 27, 1868. It all began when a group of men out hunting with a pack of dogs in the vicinity of the town of Meadville came... Read more »
Democrats won an exurban St. Louis seat in the Missouri state House of Representatives on Tuesday, racking up another victory in a district carried easily by President Trump in the 2016 election. Voters in Jefferson County appeared to...Show More Summary
Missouri governor Eric Greitens, along with his staff, are the targets of a recently-filed public records-related lawsuit [PDF]. Two St. Louis County attorneys are accusing the governor of dodging public records laws with his use ofShow More Summary
Drew Atchison, 24, was charged with three counts of first degree murder, kidnapping and other crimes, after the bodies of the three victims were found on Monday in Butler County, Missouri, about 130 miles south of St. Louis, authorities said. Show More Summary
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley claims in a lawsuit that St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's staff routinely violates a state law aimed at guaranteeing public access to government records. … Click to Continue »
St. Louis County Police officials say that an 8-year-old girl was rushed to a hospital after a bullet pierced through her bedroom while she was sleeping and struck her. WKYC TV reported that around 3:45 a.m. on Wednesday, January 10,...Show More Summary
Police responding to the 3:43 a.m. shooting found evidence multiple shots were fired at the north St. Louis County home
When St. Louis voted itself out of St. Louis County in 1876 it became an “independent city” with city & county elected offices. In the years since this has produced conflicts as “county” office holders are elected independently and don’t answer to the mayor or aldermen. Sometimes lawsuits are filed. A...
Anti-smoking advocates are pushing for a countywide ban in St. Charles County, and activists in neighboring St. Louis County are considering a push for a stricter law. The St. Louis … Click to Continue »
One person is dead after a police foot chase in northern Minnesota ended in gunfire. The Star Tribune reports a St. Louis County sheriff's deputy and a Gilbert police officer … Click to Continue »
Eleven St. Louis County police officers assigned to patrol MetroLink were issued written reprimands -- some for loitering in Metro security offices and others for covering security cameras in the offices.
Bi-State Development, in partnership with the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, will introduce a new Mobile Health Screening Unit on December 1.
The renovated children’s area at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library displays a fondness for purple and orange accents with kid-size shelving, special seating, and a family restroom. Bond Architects, architect; CREDITS: Alise O’Brien Photography, photo. Condensing collections and offices in the renovated Lincolnwood Public Library District, IL, allows for […]
We recently received our personal property tax bill in the mail for our 2007 Honda Civic EX, but I know anyone else with the same car registered in the City of St. Louis will owe the same amount. St.Louis County, however, is very different. Yesterday the Post-Dispatch did a story on...
The first legal hanging in Gibson County, Indiana, took place on November 22, 1872, of a careless boy named Thomas Camp (“Kemp” by some early reports) l, ruined by an insupportable debt. From the St. Louis Daily Missouri Democrat of August 12, 1871, channeling a story published two days previous in the Evansville, Ind., Journal: […]
Another Hate Hoax! Last week officials at Parkway Central High School in St. Louis County reported a racial incident in one of the school bathrooms. “White Lives Matter Nggers” was written on a bathroom mirror. But it was all a hoax....Show More Summary
Frankie the St. Louis County Northern Saw-whet OwlPhoto by Pat Lueders. Last Tuesday night, just when I was heading to bed, my good friend Susan sent me a text message. Like me, Susan lives in St. Louis County, but unlike mine up here in Minnesota, her St. Show More Summary
The on-going battle between St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and some members of the county council has escalated, with four members filing suit against Stenger. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch … Click to Continue »
Shouting has erupted during a hearing about the way police arrested and incarcerated protesters last month at a suburban St. Louis mall. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that multiple speakers … Click to Continue »
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI)— A recent murder of a teen in Bellefontaine Neighbors could have been revenge for the accidental killing of a toddler nearly two years ago. Detectives say it appears retaliation was a factor in the shooting death of 17-year-old Kameron Harvey. Show More Summary