Meramec River

Todd Combs, the stepfather of Christopher Marks who drowned in the Meramec River August 5, 2012.

Booze Buyer Todd Combs Gets One Year in Stepson’s Drowning

Todd Combs, the stepfather of Christopher Marks who drowned in the Meramec River last August was sentenced Monday.


Christopher Marks

Sentencing for Stepfather of Christopher Marks Scheduled For Today

Todd Combs admitted providing alcohol to Marks and six other teens during a Sunday evening family outing at the Pacific Palisades Conservation Area.


St. Louis County Police have classified the disappearance of 36-year-old Michael Hill and his 16-year-old son David as a "Missing persons" case.

Search Suspended For Missing Father and Son Along Meramec River

With no evidence of a drowning or a crime, authorities are no longer searching along the Meramec River for a pair of missing fishermen.


Search Efforts Underway for Missing Father and Son on Meramec River

St. Louis County police say they were called to the scene at about 12:45 p.m. by a woman who says she lost sight of her husband and son.


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UPDATE: Police Arrest Man Who Jumped into the Meramec River

The St. Louis-area man who jumped from a bridge after running from police during a traffic stop is now in custody.


Christopher Marks

Sentencing For Stepfather of Christopher Marks Today

Prosecutor Bob McCulloch wanted to charge Todd Combs, 42, with manslaughter after he allegedly provided alcohol to Christopher Marks and six other youths.


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One Missing From Meramec River Trip

Reports indicate that at least seven people were taking part in the trip, floating of several rafts down the river, when they noticed a member of their group could not be found.


Christopher Marks

Stepfather Admits Giving Alcohol to Drowning Victim Christopher Marks

Todd Combs, 43, pleaded guilty to seven counts of second-degree child endangerment Thursday. All seven charges are misdemeanors.


Flooding along the Meramec River caused a woman to require rescuing from the top of her car in Franklin County on March 19, 2013. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Flooded-Out Meramec River Forced Woman On Top of Her Car

An eastern Missouri woman is OK after being rescued from the hood of her car near Moselle in Franklin County.



Vehicle Reported To Have Gone Into the Meramec River

Sheriff’s officials condicted a search




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