Day: September 13, 2017

Ameren sends second wave of workers to assist Hurricane Irma recovery efforts

Company makes $25,000 donation to aid relief efforts in Florida ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With an additional wave of Ameren employees headed to Florida, Ameren now has approximately 1,000 employees and contractors assisting in the restoration and rebuilding efforts in response to Hurricane Irma. The company also announced today an additional $25,000 donation to aid Red Cross relief efforts in Florida, following a similar donation last week for Texas after Hurricane Harvey. […]

Stenger and Page feud over an open St. Louis County Auditor’s office position

Tensions rise as St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and Councilman Sam Page debate staffing issues for the St. Louis County Auditor’s office. Next week Page plans to introduce a resolution that seeks to add more staffing to the County Auditor’s office but Stenger argues the office already has adequate staff but lacks an efficient County Auditor in Mark Tucker. According to the resolution, Page states that recent media reports have raised concerns by the […]

Anheuser-Busch and Enel Green Power announce renewable energy partnership

ST. LOUIS and ROME, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Anheuser-Busch and Enel Green Power (EGP), the Enel Group’s renewables division, announced today that they have signed a power purchase agreement (“PPA”), whereby Anheuser-Busch will purchase the energy delivered to the grid and renewable electricity credits from a portion of EGP’s Thunder Ranch wind project in the amount of 152.5 MW. The wind energy partnership between EGP and Anheuser-Busch will be the beer company’s first contracted utility-scale […]

New poll shows Greitens’ approval rating at 49 percent

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new Missouri Times poll shows some slipping in the approval rating numbers for Governor Eric Greitens. The poll, conducted by Gravis Polling from a field of 1,245 registered Missouri voters, shows the Governor with a 49 percent approval rating and 28 percent of voters saying they disapprove. The numbers show a 4-point drop from polling in August when another Missouri Times poll showed a 53 percent approval rating. However, another […]

Police identify infant who died from being left in vehicle

St. Louis County Police Department has identified the baby who died as a result of being left in a vehicle for a prolonged period of time. The victim, Tate Mitchell, a 1-year-old male, who resided in the 5000 block of Ivondale, was found at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Monday when the police department responded to a call stating that a baby was left in a vehicle since the morning and was not breathing. Mitchell was […]

St. Louis County Police detail Jennings business robbery

On September 12, 2017 at approximately 8:50 PM, St. Louis County Police officers from the City of Jennings Precinct responded to 8003 West Florissant Avenue, to the Sprint store, for a call for a business robbery. The investigation has revealed that two suspects entered the business. They each displayed handguns and demanded money from the register. The two suspects took an undisclosed amount of money from the business and fled the area in a white […]