Police in the St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves say that a man found dead earlier this week inside an elementary school was a janitor who killed himself.
Webster Groves resident Elsie Shemin-Roth (center) receives her late father’s Medal of Honor from President Obama.
Nearly a century after Sgt. William Shemin pulled wounded comrades to safety on a World War I battlefield, his heroism has finally earned him the nation’s highest service medal.
91-year-old former FBI and CIA director grew up in Webster Groves
Eleven teachers were given pink slips earlier this month. District Spokeswoman Kathy Vespereny says three or four of those positions will be added back.
Voters said “no” to more money for Webster Groves schools last week.
Cause of fire, death, not yet determined.
In the Mehlville School Board elections, two members were elected: Lisa Dorsey and James Murphy.
Ferguson could see a majority of black council members after Tuesday’s election.
The district says it’s to keep class sizes small, keep pace with teacher salaries, open a new elementary school, and renovate Moss Field, which hasn’t been upgraded since 1948.