St. Louis County
St. Louis County police are getting ready to takes the wraps off their new crime lab later this morning.
The first draft came out last week but council members, including Council Chair Kathleen Burkett, D-Overland, say so far, so good.
The county executive says he gave Gunn approval to work at the hospital in rural Illinois during time off from her duties as health director.
St. Louis County police spokesman Randy Vaughn says at least 10 homes in south County were struck, and many more in Illinois.
James Brown, 34, faces numerous counts of theft. Police say Brown was apparently targeting the air conditioning units for their expensive copper wiring.
In testimony today, Rice will seek to blame downtown’s homeless problem on the negligence of surrounding communities.
Those in favor of having the county take over have cited corruption and infighting in the city’s government as reasons. Those residents started a petition in July.
A St. Louis County man has been sentenced to five years in prison for shooting and paralyzing his 2-year-old son while loading a gun.
The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.
St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says the nearly 1,100 sex offenders in the county have to stay in tonight, leave their porch lights off, and post a sign saying the residence is not offering candy.