Police say the weapon was lawfully owned by a man from out of town who had been in the hotel a few hours when he discovered his vehicle had been broken into.
The chase began Monday night in Maryland Heights and wound through unincorporated areas of the county, then through Overland and into University City.
Police say that Sunday Derek Ficik called pastor Marc Sikma of Matthias’ Lot Church in St. Charles, threatening to burn down his church and put a bullet in the pastor’s head.
Fire not considered suspicious
Man, woman robbers may be working together
Witnesses said the woman is African American and with a crooked lower front tooth.
Casino officials snip the ribbon to allow gamers to try out 2,100 slots machines and 70 table games.
A spokeswoman for DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton says 69-year-old Suzanne Hazelton died Monday.
Russell Hazelton passed away overnight; his wife and passenger remains on life support.
Come November, local pharmacies will begin offering a new decongestant — manufactured in Maryland Heights — that cannot be converted into meth.