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Boy Scout Leader: Border Patrol Official Pointed Gun At Scout’s Head

A Boy Scout leader says a Border Patrol agent pointed a gun at the head at one of his Scouts while his troop was at the Canadian-Alaskan border.

07/23/2014

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Boys Scouts Carry on a Memorial Day Tradition

More than 4,000 scouts will decorate each of the 190,000 graves in the cemetery with American flags.

05/24/2014

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Former Boy Scouts Volunteer Gets 5-Year Sentence

Prosecutors say Michael Engler thought he was communicating with a 14-year-old boy on Craigslist, but it was really an undercover officer.

05/07/2014

Chief of Police Sam Dotson and Boy Scout executive Ron Green boxing food donations.  (Photo: Boy Scouts)

Local Boy Scouts Collect 2.1 Million Food Items

Greater Saint Louis Area Council of Boy Scouts CEO Ron Green says thousands took part in the region’s largest single-day food drive, Saturday, and even more made donations.

11/16/2013

A book photo of Michael Engler of St. Charles, via St. Louis County Police.

St. Charles Boy Scout Volunteer Charged With Sex Act

Michael Engler, 50, was arrested after an undercover sting by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, St. Louis County Police, Secret Service, and other law enforcement agencies.

10/22/2013

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Local Lutherans Announce Position on Boy Scouts Policy

The denomination will honor the Scouts’ decision to allow gay members but will leave it up to each individual congregation to decide what to do next.

10/09/2013

Justice

Illinois Man Injured by Toppled Tree at Scout Camp Settles

John Gremli of Alton reached a deal with the Boy Scouts of America & Lewis and Clark Council Inc. soon after the Madison County trial began.

06/26/2013

Michael Harty and other local Boy Scout families rally against lifting the ban on gay scouts.

Parents Rally Against Lifting Ban on Gay Boy Scouts

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Protestors rallied outside a local Boy Scout headquarters Friday in opposition of a nationwide proposal to lift the ban on gay scouts. About a dozen demonstrators from various troops expressed their […]

05/17/2013

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during the raising of the flag.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scout Troop Finds Marijuana Operation While Camping

A Kansas City Boy Scout troop might have earned an extra merit badge during an unusual campout this fall.

12/19/2012

Boy Scouts from the Greater St. Louis Area Council take part in the 2011 Scouting For Food service project on November 19, 2011. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Boy Scout ‘Perversion Files’ Show Local Accusations

“We can look back now with the lens of 2012 and see that we were not doing enough,” local Scouts spokesman Joe Mueller said.

10/19/2012

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