Day: September 19, 2017

St. Louis County Council passes resolution that honors middle school heroes

The St. Louis County Council passed a resolution on Tuesday that honored three middle school students who stopped their school bus when the driver had a medical emergency. Introduced by Councilman Pat Dolan, the resolution recognized three Rogers Middle School students who assisted their bus driver after she was reportedly not responding. The resolution passed with Councilman Dolan and Ernie Trakas absent from the vote. The students, Alex Fisher, Emilio Steward and Vernon Brown with […]

St. Louis County Police Department make arrests after carjacking and pursuit

On September 19, 2017 at approximately 3:55 AM, St. Louis County  Police officers from the North County Precinct responded to the 11100 block of Oak Parkway Lane for a call for a carjacking. A female victim was robbed at gunpoint of her vehicle and personal possessions by male subjects wearing surgical masks. Shortly after, officers observed the vehicle, although it displayed different license plates, in the area and attempted to conduct a traffic stop of […]

Clayton PD prepared, should protests come to the city

A majority of the protests regarding the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley has been peaceful but after Saturday’s destruction of property in University City the Clayton Police Department is preparing for anything. During the demonstrations in University City, some protesters broke windows of businesses like Starbucks, Three Dog Bakery, Loop Living Furniture, and Iron Age Tattoo. Additionally, on the previous night, protesters reached St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s house in the […]

This Week in the Missouri PSC: Sept. 19, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – All eyes were on one item in Tuesday’s PSC agenda meeting, waiting to see if the commission would change their minds and grant a rehearing in the case for Clean Line Energy’s proposed Grain Belt Express project. It only took a matter of minutes for it to become clear that, as many expected, the PSC would not grant the company’s application, and that the motion served only one real purpose: to […]

Blunt leads bipartisan effort to extend critical funding for Missouri Community Health Centers

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Debbie Stabenow (Mich.) today led a bipartisan group of senators in calling for immediate action to extend critical funding for community health centers before funding runs out at the end of this month. In a letter to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Blunt, Stabenow, and 59 other senators expressed their strong support for community health centers, which provide access to cost-effective primary and […]

Zootoberfest comes to the Saint Louis Zoo

What:  Zootoberfest at the Saint Louis Zoo Enjoy a Zoo-themed, family-friendly Oktoberfest at the Zoo, including fall-related kids’ games and crafts about animal migration and hibernation, live traditional German music, German specialty food available for purchase, and a “biergarten” serving a variety of beers (ages 21 and older), root beer floats and soft drinks. An exclusive Zootoberfest beer stein will be available for purchase. When:             10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 30 […]