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St. Louis-Area School Districts Preparing for Grand Jury Announcement

The Jennings School District has called off school Monday and Tuesday. The district had already planned to shut down Wednesday through the end of the week for Thanksgiving.


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Protestors Demonstrate Outside Highway Patrol Trooper’s Home

Those protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown found a new target for their protests – the home of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.


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Prairie Farms to End Production in Hazelwood

Several dozen workers at the Prairie Farms facility in Hazelwood will be losing their jobs this weekend as the company ends production there.


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Hazelwood Teen Sells More Than $8,100 Worth of Girl Scout Cookies

Laura Adams, a Girl Scout Senior in Troop 3186, sold 2,036 packages or more than $8,100 worth of Girl Scout Cookies this year, earning top individual cookie seller honors.



Robertson F.P.D. Settles 2nd Civil Rights Suit

Ex firefighter claimed his bosses retaliated against him for supporting plaintiffs in 1st suit.


City manager Matt Zimmerman and Emerald spokesman Gary Marble announce the buyout on February 28. Photo by Allison Blood/KMOX.

Emerald Automotive Acquired by Chinese Auto Giant

Geely Group will honor the contract Emerald signed with Hazelwood for the factory, 300 jobs and several thousand trucks produced by 20-18.


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Hazelwood’s Emerald Automotive Buy Out

Emerald Automotive is being acquired by a”global auto manufacturer” but officials won’t reveal who just yet.


Participants react to an active shooter drill in Hazelwood. (Credit: Brian Kelly, KMOX)

Intruder Drill Teaches Lessons Of Sandy Hook

Hazelwood School District staff undergo two days of training


Emerald Automotive long-range electric fleet van gets a look-see in Hazelwood

Hazelwood Mum on Emerald Automotive Deal

It has been nearly two and a half years since officials with Emerald Automotive announced they would build their electric vans in Hazelwood, but the British Company who was scheduled to have vans rolling off the assembly line in 2014 hasn’t broken ground on a plant yet.


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Rise in Homeless Students Brings High Transportation Costs

“It’s very expensive,” Thomas-Murray with St. Louis Public Schools says. “We spent over $2 million in homeless transportation last year.”