Thursday, May 23, 2013
St. Louis County Police are reminding residents to be on alert as authorities continues to investigate two rapes. One occurred each summer for the last two years.
St. Louis County Police are asking residents to be on alert and report any suspicious behavior as summer months approach and two St. Louis County rapes from two previous summers remain unsolved. As previously reported by Patch, the rapes are believed to be connected and authorities think a serial rapist may be on the loose. The most recent case happened across the street from Parkway North High School last year, at Bennington Road and Fee Fee Road which is between Maryland Heights and Creve Coeur. The first happened close to Ladue. Police released the following news release Thursday in connection to the incidents. A reminder to St. Louis County citizens that the St. Louis County Police Department’s Division of Criminal Investigation is …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
This is a club for stay-at-home moms & their kids to break up the daily routine & isolation.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Baer
Saturday, April 20
Stay-at-home-moms have something very much in common. The experience of raising their children at home can be isolating at times. Out of that problem came a solution. That is International MOMS Club. Sharon Parks, a 36 year-old stay-at-home mom with two children still under the ages of 5 is developing a chapter for St. Louis County. Already, there are MOMS Clubs within the city limits of St. Louis; Kirkwood, St. Charles and West County (beyond I-270). This Olivette resident, who moved from Indianapolis a couple of months ago is organizing the following cities for her group: Olivette, Ladue, University City, Clayton, Richmond Heights, Brentwood, Rock Hill, Webster Groves, Shrewsbury, Maplewood, Town & Country and Creve Coeur. Her goal is …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Secret Service is not yet officially involved in an investigation, but has advice for worried St. Louis County consumers.
Authorities from jurisdictions around the St. Louis area are confirming reports in recent days that Schnucks, the Maryland Heights-based grocery chain, may have had its credit card collection system compromised, making consumers vulnerable to identity theft. Creve Coeur Police and the St. Louis County Police are some of the agencies which have taken reports. The St. Louis County Wildwood Precinct posted an alert on its Facebook page Wednesday stating the department has taken numerous reports for fraudulent use of a credit device. Police also warned, "You may have seen the news and learned there had been a recent epedemic of these reports throughout St. Louis County and its municipalities. We are asking that you be vigilant in checking your…
Monday, March 4, 2013
The last day to register for the April 2, 2013, election is March 6.
If you want to vote in the April 2 election, the deadline is fast approaching to register to vote in St. Louis County. Voters must be registered by March 6 to vote in the April election. In order to register, you must: Missourians can register to vote by one of the following methods: St. Louis County residents can also send in a completed voter registration application to: The Board of Election Commissioners, 12 Sunnen Dr., Ste. 126 St. Louis, MO 63143. If mailing your registration, it must be postmarked by March 6. For more information, check out the Board of Election Commissioners website.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Here are the results from last weekend's Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. in St. Louis County. It was focused on cracking down on impaired driving.
Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) officers released the results in of the crackdown in a news release. As previously reported by Patch, “Operation A.R.R.E.S.T” (Alcohol Related Response Enforcement Strike Team) took place last weekend in St. Louis County Saturday. According to the recent news release, the eight-hour operation netted the following results.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Thursday's winter storm has brought another round of school closings for Friday at major school districts in the West and Central St. Louis County area.
UPDATED: 7:55 p.m.- A heavy load of snow and ice from Thursday's winter storm has canceled school in the West and Central St. Louis County area for another day. Fox2 News will be helping Patch keep you informed of any cancellations for Friday by adding them to the list below, which will be updated throughout the day. These public school districts will be closed on Friday: Check with the closing information on Fox2Now.com for private school closings. For a complete forecast, visit Fox2's website or the National Weather Service. You can also keep track of the storm by signing up for breaking news alerts or by following us on Facebook and Twitter.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The following mug shots were taken from various St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County Patch crime reports between Feb. 9 through Feb. 15.
Information for Mugs in the News is provided by the Jefferson County, St. Charles County and St. Louis County law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome. Questions about this feature? Email email@example.com.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Some of the virus' common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pains.
Although the flu is on everyone’s minds this season, the winter vomiting bug, or the norovirus, is making its rounds. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the norovirus causes about 70,000 hospitalizations and 800 deaths each year, mostly in young children and the elderly. Some of the virus' common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pains. The CDC points out that the norovirus is often referred to as thestomach flu, but it is unrelated to influenza. According to St. Louis County Health Department Spokesman John Shelton, there are eight outbreaks of the norovirus in the St. Louis County area. Shelton points out that an outbreak can be just five cases of a less common disease, like …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The 2012 report represents the fourth year in a row of overall crime reduction, according to police data. See which crime categories decreased and which increased.
Serious crime in areas protected by St. Louis County Police Department officers has decreased in 2012, dropping to its lowest level since 1969. The total population served directly by county police is more than 410,000. Index crime statistics comparing 2012 to 2011 in the municipalities served by county officers, as well as unincorporated St. Louis County, show an overall reduction total of 8.7 percent. The county police team stated in a news release the following update: These crime numbers include offenses reported in a community more recently contracted with the county police department last March—the City of Dellwood. In Missouri, a St. Louis County police spokesperson said only the Kansas City Police Department is responsible for …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Money raised supports the educational and litigation funds for local and national programs.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Information was provided by the St. Louis County NAACP. The NAACP St. Louis County Branch recently held a Soulful Jazz Brunch extravaganza as a fundraiser for the organization. More than 300 community leaders, corporate partners, and individual donors attended the 3rd Annual Soulful Holiday Jazz Brunch Extravaganza at the Ritz-‐Carlton. Proceeds from the event support educational and litigation funds for local and national programs. Event was emceed by Who’s Who in Black St. Louis’ Keith Antone Willis. While many came to hear the legendary sounds of local Jazz Bands Cee Jazz Soul and Three central, many enjoyed over 30 vendors in the market place shopping. The silent auction include items donated by local furrier Demay Furs, Brooks …