Missouri authorities were searching for a flatbed truck’s driver who fled a deadly chain-reaction wreck on the St. Louis area’s Blanchette Bridge across the Missouri River.
Authorities say there hasn’t been a murder in Hermann since the police chief took his job 13 years ago.
There was one St. Louis-area fatality – 45-year-old Charles Meyer of St. Louis was killed July 3 in a crash in Franklin County.
Motorcyclist thrown from bike, seriously injured.
A 20-year-old woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early this morning near Lambert Airport.
Within 24 hours of the state legislature taking up a bill that would legalize the use of medicinal marijuana in Missouri, a California man traveling through the state was arrested for having nearly 400 pounds of marijuana chocolate.
The Highway Patrol does not have the funding to assign troopers in the city, Col. Ron Replogle told Missouri’s Senate Appropriations Committee.
Downtown STL Inc.’s Missy Kelley says she supports the plan to bring in the Highway Patrol to help reduce crime downtown, but it’s getting mixed reaction from the Board of Aldermen.
KMOX News has learned St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is in talks with the Highway Patrol to put state troopers on foot patrol downtown.
The driver has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.