Author: Brian Robbins

STL County Prosecuting Attorney’s office issue charges in fatal Normandy pursuit

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office issued charges Friday to a suspect who stole a vehicle and led police on a chase in Normandy which resulted in a fatal crash. According to police, 17-year-old, Darian Cummings stole a gray SUV on the morning of April 25 and refused to pull over when a police officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop due to a speeding violation. The suspect vehicle failed to yield and exited […]

The St. Louis Zoo to throw 25th birthday extravaganza for Raja the elephant

One of St. Louis’ biggest celebrities will celebrate their birthday later this month at River’s Edge at the St. Louis Zoo. Raja, the first Asian elephant born at the St. Louis Zoo will celebrate his 25th birthday by stomping on special presents designed by zoo staff on Dec. 27. The presents that Raja will be opening are filled with some of his favorite things, including cereal, melons, bananas, and popcorn. In addition, large trees will be provided […]

Arnold Police Department offer update on Police Officer Ryan O’Connor’s condition

Arnold Police Department has offered an update on Officer Ryan O’Connor who was shot on Tuesday. The shooting is being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. The criminal investigation remains active and information about the investigation will be released by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department if and when they deem appropriate. According to police, Arnold Officer O’Connor is in critical but stable condition. At this point, the medical staff has relayed to the family […]

STL County Councilman Mark Harder calls on County Auditor for update

Councilman Mark Harder on Tuesday called for the St. Louis County Auditor to provide an update on completed audits to the St. Louis County Council. In addition to the status of audits that St. Louis County Auditor Mark Tucker has conducted, Harder also requested to hear an update on the hiring of personnel for the Auditor’s Office. “I sent a letter through to all the council members asking for an update on audits performed since […]

RELEASE: State employee donations exceed $1 million in annual charitable campaign; over $30 million raised in campaign history

“Building a Brighter Future” campaign will benefit nearly 800 Missouri charities JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Office of Administration today announced that this year’s Missouri State Employee Charitable Campaign (MSECC) exceeded donations of $1 million for the 14th consecutive year, with more than $1,060,388.00 donated to 796 Missouri charities. During the past 33 years, state employees have donated more than $30 million to the annual campaign. “There is no greater mark of human compassion than the willingness of a […]

STL County Police Chief asking for legislation that would cover police overtime pay

The St. Louis County Police chief is requesting that the St. Louis County Council draft legislation that would cover the costs of St. Louis County Police overtime pay. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar sent a letter to both the St. Louis County Council and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger requesting that the county police department receive a supplemental appropriation for $3 million. Belmar said the appropriation would cover the amount of overtime […]

Stenger and McCulloch blast STL County Council on passing prosecuting attorney pension rollback

After Tuesday’s St. Louis County Council’s meeting, critics are blasting Councilman Sam Page’s decision to combine a bill that seemed like an easy pass with one that reduces St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s pension. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch on Tuesday were critical of the legislation, saying it was a political maneuver to get the bill passed. The first part of the legislation would require newly […]

STL County Police respond to a triple shooting in Moline Acres

Updated at 9:45 a.m. with new information about the status of the victims St. Louis County Police Department responded to a triple shooting in Moline Acres late Wednesday. St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct and Moline Acres Police officers responded to a call of a shooting at the 9800 block of Monarch Drive. When officers arrived at the scene they discovered three adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said all […]

RELEASE: SBA Administrator McMahon Echoes President’s Tax Reform Message in Missouri

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — SBA Administrator Linda McMahon released the following statement regarding President Trump’s speech in St. Charles, Missouri this afternoon. The President, Administrator McMahon, Secretary Mnuchin, Members of Congress and other federal officials were in St. Charles today, where the President spoke on the tax-reform effort currently underway in Washington. “In my role as SBA Administrator, I’ve been traveling across the nation meeting with small businesses owners, so that I can […]

St. Louis-based construction company completes 50th store in five years for fashion boutique Altar’d State

A St. Louis-based construction company has completed construction on its 50th store they’ve built for a fashion boutique chain in five years. Knoebel Construction announced that the 50th Altar’d State boutique store has finished in Lone Tree, Colo. The construction company has worked with the retail chain since its inception in 2012 and has assisted construction for their retail stores across 26 states in the country. According to Knoebel Construction, the building of these unique […]