Holding Hands with Elderly Patient

New Ill. Laws: Looking Out For Seniors

Gov. Pat Quinn says it’ll be easier for authorities to respond to abuse or neglect cases.


Governor Jay Nixon, 1

Mo. Lawmakers Seek To Bolster Senior Protections

People who use their influence to take financial advantage of elderly and disabled Missourians could face criminal charges.


The Reverend Earl Nance, of Cool Down St. Louis (KMOX/file photo)

Cool Down St. Louis Finding More Elderly without Air Conditioners

Charity finds a woman in her 80s without AC. in the nick of time.


6/6/11-St. Louis city health director Pam Walker (center in red blazer) held a special, all-staff meeting Monday morning to discuss their response to the heat advisory that's in effect through Wednesday evening. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

City Health Officials Plan Heat Advisory Response

Health director stresses checking on elderly family members, neighbors in person to make sure they’re using AC.


SUV goes through one house, hits second, no one hurt

BRIDGETON, MO (KMOX)-An amazing story out of Bridgeton Saturday evening, as a SUV goes completely through one home and hits another, and no one is hurt!


Police arrest nunchuck robbers

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KMOX)__It may be a first for police and prosecutors: a case that combines senior citizens and martial arts.