Ballwin

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

Facebook

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

‘School of Rock’ Opens in Ballwin

If your son or daughter wants to play music but has no interest in Beethoven, the music school is offering up 12 weeks of Pink Floyd or hair metal.

08/26/2013

An estimated 300 people packed the St. Louis County Government Center on November 16th, 2011, giving their opinions about the county's budget proposal. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louis County Council Praises Police Chief After Spat

Despite an FBI investigation, Councilman Greg Quinn, R-Ballwin, says that’s not why his resolution praising Fitch was brought to a vote Tuesday.

08/21/2013

Vlasis Park

Ballwin Board Approves Vlasis Park Shooting Range

“I would rather see it somewhere else because I think parks are for families, families with kids, and the park is filled all the time,” Commissioner Sue Theodore said.

06/04/2013

Castlewood Treatment Center in Ballwin, Mo

Treatment Center Director Steps Down Amidst Brainwashing Claims

Four women have filed lawsuits since 2011 against Castlewood Treatment Center and its founder Mark Schwartz.

05/29/2013

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Domestic Dispute Between Mother and Son Turns Deadly in Ballwin

Police say 41-year-old Brian Walker was shot and killed by his 81 year old mother Johanna around 1:00 Thursday morning.

04/25/2013

Ballwin

Ballwin Man Accused Of Firing Randomly At Vehicles

59-year-old Sepid Majid Salem of Ballwin told a passenger in his car that he “had an urge” before he stopped and fired four or five shots.

03/27/2013

A raccoon infected with distemper (Photo courtesy Bi-State Wildlife Hotline)

Sharp Rise In Distemper Among St. Louis County Raccoons

Three-to-four infected animals put down per day, as opposed to usual 3-4 a month.

03/06/2013

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