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VA Medical Center, Jefferson Barracks Division. Photo: stlouis.va.gov

UPDATE: Jefferson Barracks VA Medical Center Apologizes for Lax Care

The Veterans Administration medical center at Jefferson Barracks is under fire from a woman who says her relative was kept in a room brimming with trash and filth.

06/04/2014

Photo: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images

Sen. Blunt: Allow Veterans Care at Private Facilities

As hearings on the VA scandals continue in Washington, the Missouri senator is responding to calls to add more staff to handle the influx of new veterans.

05/29/2014

File photo of a VA hospital. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mom: Son Killed In Police Standoff Over Memorial Day Weekend Denied Mental Care By VA

A family says their son, an Iraq War veteran who was killed during a police standoff over Memorial Day weekend, was denied mental care from the Kansas City VA Medical Center.

05/29/2014

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Blunt: No Answers from St. Louis VA

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he asked officials at the John Cochran VA Medical Center point-blank about a whistleblower’s allegations of delays in mental health treatment and doctors slacking off.

05/28/2014

Memorial Day 2014 at Jefferson Barracks. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Local Veterans React to VA Health Care Scandal

On Memorial Day, local military veterans also had the opportunity to discuss the current VA health care scandal with friends and former comrades.

05/27/2014

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Wagner Calls for Resignation of VA Secretary

Wagner said that Secretary Shinseki has failed to fulfill his mission at the VA.

05/22/2014

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Sen. McCaskill: Administration Will Get to Bottom of VA Scandals

With the investigation into problems at the VA hospital in Phoenix now underway, Missouri lawmakers are asking the Obama administration to look at allegations of delays in mental health treatment in St. Louis.

05/22/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

VA Whistleblower Says He’s Been Demoted, Bullied

Mathews was head of psychiatry at the VA before he came forward to say that doctors were treating only half the mental health patients they had the capacity to handle.

05/20/2014

Korean War veterans salute during opening ceremonies of the Veterans Day parade at Soldiers Memorial in downtown St. Louis on November 10, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Local Veterans Happy with VA System Despite Phoenix Hospital Scandal

While the outrage continues over the secret waiting list at the VA Hospital in Phoenix, local veterans are apparently happy with the treatment they’re getting from the VA facilities in the St. Louis area.

05/08/2014

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Former St. Louis VA Projects Director Gets 15 Months In Prison

Russell Todd accepted bribes in the form of baseball tickets, visits to “gentlemen’s clubs”.

06/26/2012

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