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Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Health Dept. to Study Residents Near Bridgeton Landfill

Dr. Khan says he can’t tell yet if the landfill is the cause of ill residents around the area.

8 hours ago

Two women rescued from burning Cahokia home. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

Men Rescue Two Women From Burning Home

Women pulled through bedroom window while flames filled living room.

07/01/2015

Ferguson Brewhouse (Courtesy: Google Maps)

Ferguson Brewhouse Damaged By Fire

Started in light. Owners vow to reopen as soon as possible.

06/19/2015

West Lake Landfill opponents celebrate on June 16, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Judge Tells Republic Services to Keep Landfill Fire Data Flowing

The owners of the burning Bridgeton Landfill have agreed to continue providing carbon monoxide data to the state on a monthly basis to help emergency planners understand the proximity of the fire to the nearby nuclear waste in the West Lake Landfill.

06/16/2015

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Koster Fights for Control Over Burning Bridgeton Landfill Data

At issue in the case is carbon monoxide data from the north quarry that emergency planners claim is vital to map the exact whereabouts of the moving underground fire.

06/15/2015

(Courtesy of the City of Alton Fire Department)

Man Sentenced to Prison for Arson That Killed Teenage Son

A man who admitted scheming with his ex-wife in setting a string of arson fires to bilk insurers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced Monday.

06/08/2015

Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

West Lake Landfill Encloses a Unique Danger

A national radioactive waste watchdog says West Lake Landfill’s underground garbage fire is the only landfill with that problem.

06/04/2015

St. Louis City Hall (stlouis-mo.gov)

Voters Will Be Asked to Approve $180 Million Bond Issue

In addition to money for police and fire equipment, it would include money for city streets and bridges, upkeep of city buildings, and the demolition of abandoned buildings around town.

05/27/2015

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Brownie the Dog Trial Expected to be Delayed Again

A trial is scheduled to begin Monday morning in the Brownie the Dog Trial.

05/18/2015

Members of the St. Louis Fire Department help a resident out of a window as he escapes a two-alarm fire in St. Louis on May 11, 2015. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Man Dies in St. Louis Apartment Building Fire

St. Louis fire officials say a man was killed in an apartment building fire that sent about a half dozen other people to hospitals.

05/11/2015

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