Officials Talk About Combining Firefighting Efforts In 5 MunicipalitiesBackers foresee increased efficiency, while detractors say a public vote is needed.
Suburban St. Louis Firefighter Found Unresponsive DiesSean McMullin was discovered around 1 p.m. Saturday at a fire station for West County EMS and Fire Protection District.
St. Louis County Municipalities Consider Joint Fire DepartmentsBrentwood, Clayton, Maplewood, Rock Hill and Richmond Heights are considering administrative consolidation through a Joint Fire Command Staff Structure.
UPDATE: Rock Hill Police Officer Struck, Injured by VehicleOfficer Steve Sperber was stable at a hospital, suffering from a head injury sustained when he was hit by a car Sunday morning.
St. Louis Cities File the Promised Lawsuit for Police StandardsMartin says the Missouri constitution empowers municipalities to run their own departments, and there is no law permitting a county to exert authority over a town's operations.
Competing Bookstore Owner Organizes Rally for The Book House"People need to think about what they're doing with our history, our culture. Looking back, things need to be preserved, not just tossed out," Robin Tidwell said.
In Rock Hill, A House of Books Struggles To SurviveThe building was built before the Civil War, but developers want to tear it down and build storage lockers in its place.
Sharp Rise In Distemper Among St. Louis County RaccoonsThree-to-four infected animals put down per day, as opposed to usual 3-4 a month.
Gas Prices Fall AgainSome fill up tanks for as low as $2.92 per gallon on Saturday.
Rock Hill Police Kill Man Suspected in Recent Home InvasionThe suspect shot and killed by a police officer in the parking lot of a gas station was believed to be connected with a recent home invasion in the area.
Man Gets Life for Shooting that Paralyzed Rock Hill OfficerRock Hill officer Matt Crosby was wounded in April 2010 while responding to a domestic disturbance call.
UPDATE: Massive Mulch Fire Near ArnoldAn acre of ten to fifteen feet high, tightly compacted mulch blazing away.