St. Louis County

Residents gather at a St. Louis County Planning & Zoning Commission hearing on July 15, 2013.

Housing Facility Proposal Prompts County Changes

Oakville residents were outraged when St. Louis County planned to build low income senior apartments and did not properly notify neighbors. Now the county is changing the way it notifies residents of public meetings and hearings.


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Investigators Release Photo of Suspected Vehicle Thief

After several vehicles were stolen in the area, police have released a photo showing a possible suspect.



Heroes Honored in Country Club Hills

A neighbor and police officers are honored for saving two children from an intruder.


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Flu Number Slowly Dropping in St. Louis County

St. Louis County saw 62 new flu cases this past week, compared to 80 the week before.


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Unusually Bad Odor Coming from Bridgeton Landfill

More than fifty people have posted written complaints about the smell neighborhood activist, Dawn Champman, describes as “burning tire, rubber, even a little bit of raw gasoline or kerosene.”


New St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.  (photo credit: Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Jon Belmar Named as New St. Louis County Police Chief

The St. Louis County Police Board announced Friday that Jon Belmar will be the next chief. Belmar is replacing Tim Fitch who announced his retirement in December.


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Internal Investigation: Dooley’s Officers Allegedly Performing Improper Background Checks

Two police officers assigned to protect County Executive Charlie Dooley are under an internal investigation in connection with their use of a criminal database.


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Robbery Attempt Leads to Laughing Clerk, Arrest

A 26-year-old St. Louis County man faces weapons charges after his unsuccessful robbery attempt was laughed off by a clerk who thought the holdup was a joke


A woman wears an anti-death penalty tee-shirt during the 20th annual Starvin' for Justice fast and vigil against the death penalty in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on June 29, 2013.  (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Efforts Continue to Spare condemned Missouri Inmate Herbert Smulls

Attorneys for Herbert Smulls expressed concerns Monday about Missouri’s execution drug, even as the state prepares for its third execution since November.


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St. Louis County Adopts New Complete Streets Policy

St. Louis County adopted the Complete Streets Policy. The council passed it with six members in favor and one, Hazel Erby, abstaining.