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Officials Warn of High Bacteria Levels at Popular Swimming Hole

The Missouri Coalition for the Environment says there’s a high risk for e-coli at Kiefer Creek.

06/02/2014

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Woman Found in Ballwin Pond Identified

An autopsy indicated that drowning was the likely cause of death, and police say there were no signs of foul play. St. Louis County detectives suspect suicide.

04/15/2014

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Pedestrian Killed on Manchester Road

St. Louis County Police identify the victim as 23-year-old David Bland.

04/12/2014

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Ballwin Aldermen Against City-County Merger

St. Louis city and county may be weighing a possible merger, but at least one town in the county is opposed to it.

03/11/2014

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Ballwin: Property Taxes, What Property Taxes?

Tired of paying property taxes? Why not move to Ballwin. Residents there haven’t paid property tax to the city since 1987, a tradition that the Mayor says he’d like to keep.

02/27/2014

Castlewood treatment center

Castlewood Treatment Center Settles Two Hypnosis Lawsuits

Plaintiff’s attorney Kenneth Vuylsteke says that in the two pending cases, patients were misled to believe they had a dark past.

12/17/2013

A police booking photo of George Putney, 52, of Ballwin.

Manslaughter Trial Begins for Ballwin Man in Hit-and-Run Death

George Putney, 53, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of the accident that claimed the life of 70-year-old Ciby Kimbrough.

12/02/2013

Faizan Syed, executive director Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Study: Muslim-Americans Being Treated Better, But Much Discrimination Remains

“We graph Islamophobia on a ten-point scale,” says Faizan Syed of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. “We have seen a drop to 5.9 from 6.4 since 2010.”

11/07/2013

A graph shows the St. Louis County budget over the past two decades.

Little Disagreement Thus Far From Council Members on County Budget

The first draft came out last week but council members, including Council Chair Kathleen Burkett, D-Overland, say so far, so good.

11/06/2013

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Social Media Fuel Dangerous ‘Thigh Gap’ Weight-Loss Goal

Specialists say achieving a so-called thigh gap is risky and virtually impossible. But some exceptionally thin models have the gap, which is upheld as a beauty achievement.

10/04/2013

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