The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down last night near House Springs in Jefferson County, Missouri.
Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer is encouraging residents to turn on their porch lights and get out to meet their neighbors. It’s all part of National Night Out, a nationwide crime-fighting effort.
A news conference is scheduled later this morning and Amanda Jones’ daughter Hannah, now 13 years old, is expected to speak publicly for the first time.
An early-morning attempt to rob a gas station in Jefferson County ended in a humiliating fail for a knife-wielding teen. When the 16-year-old entered the BP gas station on Old Sugar Creek Road about 1:40 a.m., he flashed a knife and demaded cash.
One car bumped into another in a shopping center parking lot, and the driver was then chased by the family in that car.
A suspect pulled a gun on three customers and the clerk outside the store in the 8400 block of Local Hillsboro Road around 2:28 Saturday morning.
Police say they burned playground equipment and spray painted graffiti on buildings
Some 40 homes evacuated
Three people who died when an SUV crashed during a weekend police chase in the St. Louis area have been identified.
There were only four students on the bus, and all were taken to the hospital for observation.