Day: August 9, 2017

Is Hawley reluctant to run for U.S. Senate, or just reluctant to answer the question?

By Benjamin Peters JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Recent news about Attorney General Josh Hawley’s potential run for U.S. Senate continues to leave voters with questions about the status of the Republican’s intentions. Just last week, it was announced that Hawley was forming an exploratory committee for a possible bid against U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill. “It’s really not official, he’s still playing around with an exploratory committee. Either start a pot, or get out of the […]

St. Louis Zoo World Elephant Day celebration aims to bring awareness for the threatened animals

The St. Louis Zoo and Grant’s Farm will celebrate an annual event that hopes to bring awareness to the world’s wild elephant population on Saturday. World Elephant Day is observed across the world every year and the St. Louis Zoo will have a special World Elephant Day keeper chats that will allow the opportunity for zoo visitors to ask the zookeepers questions regarding what dangers wild elephants face everyday. Katie Pilgrim-Kloppe, zoological manager at the […]

Polling the County: Stenger, McCulloch, & County Council Fare Well

In a Clayton Times/Missouri Times poll, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch and the St. Louis County Council are all above water in favorability. McCulloch’s approval rating was a very high 59 percent compared to only 31 percent disapproving of the Prosecutor with 10 percent having no opinion of the longtime officeholder. Stenger’s number is within the margin of error of McCulloch’s with 56 percent of county voters approving of his […]

Suspect sought in South County Walgreens robbery

St. Louis County Police are looking for a white male, approximately 40 years old, average height with a medium build. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a maroon T-Shirt with an eagle outstretched on front, dark jean shorts, white hat, and black rimmed glasses. Police say that at approximately 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, a suspect entered the Walgreens at 2700 Telegraph Road. He walked around and then made his way to the register […]

Cards theme nights highlight Billy Joel, Negro Leagues, and 1987 championship team

The Cardinals return to Busch Stadium in the midst of a push towards the top of the N.L. Central Division. The five-game homestand begins with a two-game interleague matchup against Show Me State rivals the Kansas City Royals (August 9-10) and concludes with three games versus the Atlanta Braves (August 11-13). The tenth homestand of the year is highlighted by Billy Joel Night, Negro Leagues Tribute Night and a celebration of the 30-year anniversary of […]

Gov. Greitens on capture of man suspected of killing Clinton cop: Justice will be done

Governor Greitens’  has issued a statement on the capture of Ian McCarthy, the man suspected of killing Clinton Police Officer Gary Michaels. “The Highway Patrol has apprehended the suspect in the shooting of Clinton Police Officer Gary Michaels,” Greitens said. We are all grateful for and proud of the law enforcement officers who conducted this operation. Justice will be done. Our hearts still hang heavy this evening. Officer Michaels’ family and his department still grieve, […]

Dellwood: A city on the move

As we embark on the three year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown Jr., we know that communities, families, protesters and the media have all been impacted by the death of this young African American male. Much has been said about the City of Ferguson and the civil unrest that took place in 2014. However, little has been mentioned about the real impact that the civil rest has had on other surrounding municipalities, such […]

Governor Eric Greitens’ Message on Capture of Clinton Police Shooting Suspect

Governor Greitens’ statement on the capture of Ian McCarthy, the man suspected of killing Clinton Police Officer Gary Michaels, is below: “The Highway Patrol has apprehended the suspect in the shooting of Clinton Police Officer Gary Michaels. We are all grateful for and proud of the law enforcement officers who conducted this operation. Justice will be done. Our hearts still hang heavy this evening. Officer Michaels’ family and his department still grieve, and the entire […]