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A St. Louis County pool inspector tests the water at the Frontenac Hilton. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Pool Inspectors Hit the Streets Today, Three Days After Opening

Health department says it was — and is — safe to go in the water.

05/27/2014

A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop & David Burke NYC event. Photo: Brian Ach/Getty Images

Cupcake Bill Could Protect Small Businesses

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) – Last month, 11-year-old Chloe Sterling of Madison County had her cupcake business shut down by the health department. This month, an Illinois lawmaker is filing a bill that would allow her […]

02/11/2014

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Hits Southern California

Ferguson Woman Found Dead in Unairconditioned Home

St. Louis County has reported its first heat-related death this summer.

08/30/2013

Photo: David McNew/Getty

West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in Metro East

The Madison County Health Department says West Nile positive mosquitoes have been found in Bethalto, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Meadowbrook.

07/25/2013

Health Commissioner Melba Moore

Alderman’s Plan Calls for Condom Distribution in Barber Shops, Salons

Health Commissioner Melba Moore is in favor of a bill that would lift old restrictions on condom distribution in St. Louis.

06/25/2013

El Maguey on Manchester Rd. in Manchester. (Google.com/maps)

El Maguey in West County Not Expected To Open This Weekend

A St. Louis County health official says the sewage leak was one of the worst he’s seen in a while.

06/07/2013

St. Louis County Health Department Director Dr. Dolores Gunn and County Executive Charlie Dooley (KMOX/File)

$580,231 Discovered in St. Louis County Bank Account

The dollars were deposited in 1985-86, after the sale of the old County Hospital’s land.

04/24/2012

KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Officials Warn Residents Near Steam Pipe Explosion to Keep Windows Closed

Small amounts of ground level asbestos has been detected near the broken pipe.

04/06/2012

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Hits Southern California

More St. Louis-area Deaths Blamed On Heat

In 10 of the 16 deaths in the region, homes had air conditioners that were either off or not working.

08/02/2011