Wash U Study: Racial Disparity in Local Autism DiagnosesWash U child psychiatrist Dr. John Constantino says African-American children are also more likely to be misdiagnosed with a less serious condition.
Ferguson Panel Recommends Police, Court Reform, TransparencyThe Ferguson Commission, a 16-member panel appointed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon in November, released a copy of its 198-page report online Monday.
Man Killed in Fall After Tugboat Hits Eads BridgeFire officials say the impact from a towboat traveling southbound caused the man to fall from some scaffolding on which he was working on and land on the towboat.
MetroLink Work May Cause Delays for CommutersMetroLink officials are encouraging passengers to allow extra time for their commutes this week.
Fed Cites Mixed Bag of News for St. Louis Regional EconomyThe latest quarterly report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis suggests that wages are stagnant in the region.
St. Louis-Area Snake Guide: Don't Be AfraidPeople across St. Louis Metro became a little snake jittery when two recent stories surfaced: A Nixa, Mo., man died from venomous snake bites May 27, and more recently, public works department employees in Maryville, Ill., removed four snakes from Drost Park.
Missourians Rank 9th in ObesityAs far as the states go, Missouri continues to put on pounds. The Show-Me State is ranked the 9th heaviest state this year. Compare that to 14th in 2014 and 20th in 2013.
St. Louis County Weighing Options for Potential MetroLink ExpansionThe $1 million cost of the study will come from proceeds of the Metro sales tax passed by voters in 2010.
Metro Working on Increasing Safety for RidersMetro president and CEO John Nations says they're in talks with St. Louis city and county police.
Plans Unveiled for $5.5 Million Metro Transit FacilityFacility on Pershall Road set to open in early 2016.
Police Form Unit to Stop Nightspot ViolenceRapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.
Spring 2015 Regional Tornado Outlook"The potential is there," says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado "could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen."