Day: September 21, 2017

The Flash: Ameren crews return home after completing Irma aid

After providing aid to restore power to Florida residents, Ameren Missouri crews are headed back home. Labeled as the largest power restoration effort in U.S. history, Ameren Missouri crews were part of a coalition of 60,000 utility workers who mobilized to assist with restoration and recovery efforts caused by Hurricane Irma. In total, Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois and Ameren Transmission deployed more than 1,000 full-time line workers, and restoration staff to assist Duke Energy and […]

STL County PD make arrest following carjacking and high-speed chase in North County

On Wednesday night, police officers responded to an armed carjacking in North County. An adult female was robbed of her vehicle and personal possessions at gunpoint near the 10000 block of Nevile Walk in St. Louis. The victim was carjacked while she attempting to enter her residence. According to the St. Louis County Police Department, the victim was not harmed. A few hours later, officers from the St. Louis County Police from the City of […]

Commissioners say Missouri is falling behind in reimbursing counties for jail per diems

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s prisons have been a focus over the past year, as lawmakers expressed their concerns about the rising cost of legal settlements coming from the Missouri Department of Corrections. The Department has been making an effort to change the culture under the leadership of its new director, Anne Precythe, who was appointed by Gov. Eric Greitens earlier this year, but the fact still remains that the department is still causing the […]

Press Release: A decade of walking for people in need

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — People across the country will walk and run on the sidewalks, streets and trails on Saturday, Sept. 30 to raise awareness and funds for those living in poverty at the 10th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk/Run, sponsored by the National Council of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are currently about 43.1 million people living in poverty. That […]