Nursing Home Owner Charged with Spending Medicaid Money on StrippersThe Benchmark Healthcare nursing home in Festus was shut down last summer. Authorities said bills went unpaid, paychecks bounced, trash piled up and food deliveries stopped.
Student Talent Show at Festus HS Causes Internet UproarThis year, the TREND Talent Show at Festus High School has been hit with internet anger.
Jefferson County Man Charged with MurderThe Jefferson County Sheriff reports police received a disturbance call last month at the home in Festus.
UPDATE: 2 Fatal Accidents on St. Louis-Area Highways FridayA single vehicle accident on northbound I-55 near Highway 61 in Festus was caused by the icy road conditions.
Troubling Concerns at Nursing Home Closed by the StateThe home's owner is Legacy Health Systems, a Chesterfield, Missouri-based firm that once had 27 facilities in Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Ameren Battles EPA Over Alleged Clean Air Act ViolationsAmeren Missouri battles the EPA in a St. Louis federal court today over whether it violated the Clean Air Act at its Rush Island coal-fired power plant south of Festus.
Police: Facebook Helped Track Down Snake ThiefParsons was allegedly seen on surveillance cameras taking the snake from its case Nov. 30 at the Exotic Amphibian & Reptile Center in Lemay.
Man Robs Festus Gas Station With a Single BulletTimothy Sweeney was charged Monday with first-degree robbery and is being held on $30,000 bail.
Festus Police Investigate Reported Abduction Attempt Near SchoolPolice say a suspect pulled a student into a wooded area Wednesday afternoon.
MERS Goodwill Seeks Owner Of Cash Found With Donated ItemsThrift store operators think the $1200 was dropped off in Festus
Town Residents Catch Rare Sighting Of Ram In NeighborhoodFestus residents had an unusual encounter Saturday morning when a ram happened to stumbled upon their neighborhood.
Flood Relief in Jefferson CountyRed Cross begins damage assessments in Festus, DeSoto, as it prepares to shut down shelter