Category: Feature

Baby colobus monkey born at the Saint Louis Zoo

Things are going bananas as the Saint Louis Zoo welcomes a brand new baby Guereza colobus monkey within its care. The black and white male colobus monkey was born at the Saint Louis Zoo on Dec. 29, 2017. The baby, who will be named by zookeepers at a later date, and his family can be seen at the Primate House during regular Zoo hours. According to the zoo, colobus infants are born with all white […]

Change in the STL County Council starting time? Could be heard at council’s weekly meeting

The next St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday will focus on perfecting previous bills such as changing the meeting’s start time along with improving the county’s election process and FDA food code regulations. Since last year, Councilman Mark Harder has tried to pass legislation that would move the County Council’s weekly meeting’s starting time from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Harder last week re-introduced the bill and hopes it will receive support from his […]

Steamed bun shop Bao to open in Clayton this month

There are several Chinese specialty restaurants around St. Louis, but none quite like Bao, a unique new Asian-inspired restaurant scheduled to open in Clayton later this month. The restaurant that focuses on a Chinese staple, baozi (bao for short, also known as steamed buns), will open in the former Coastal Bistro & Bar space at 14 N. Central in Clayton. Bao is independently-owned and is the first of its kind in St. Louis. The restaurant […]

Greitens’ attorney calls story a ‘political hit piece,’ Temple responds

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As new details and allegations continue to emerge regarding the extramarital affair of Gov. Eric Greitens, more names continue to also emerge. One of the most recent names thrown into the mix is that of Roy Temple, the former chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party. Temple has been cited as a source for some of the recent information that has made headlines, reportedly having met with the woman’s former husband in […]

Is the tape real? Greitens’ former mistress confirms through lawyer statement

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rumors concerning the extramarital affair and alleged blackmailing of a married woman by Gov. Eric Greitens continue to spread across the state and nation like wildfire less than 48 hours after the report was issued by KMOV. And the key piece of evidence that seems to matter in the conversation is a recorded conversation between the woman and her now-ex-husband. Some are questioning the authenticity of the tape, asking whether it […]

St. Louis County Police locate stolen Department of Transportation vehicle

St. Louis County Police officers recovered a County Department of Transportation vehicle that was stolen Friday afternoon. The vehicle was found at the Alliance Credit Union, located at 1280 South Highway Drive in Fenton, MO 63026 after it was taken earlier that morning. Officers located the vehicle, which was unoccupied, during their patrols. The vehicle was painted black. At approximately 10:31 a.m., officers from the South County Precinct responded to the intersection of Union Road […]

St. Louis County Police investigating carjacking of Department of Transportation truck

St. Louis County Police officers are investigating a carjacking after a St. Louis County Department of Transportation truck was stolen Wednesday morning. At approximately 10:31 a.m., officers from the South County Precinct responded to the intersection of Union Road and Timm Drive for a call for a stolen automobile. As employees worked on a nearby site, a Department of Transportation truck was stolen. The vehicle was last seen traveling northbound on Union Road. The truck is […]

STL County Executive candidate and Greitens campaign donator, shuns governor after scandal

Mark Mantovani, one of the candidates primed to run for the St. Louis county executive position put out a statement Thursday regarding Governor Eric Greitens scandal. Mantovani, who is running as a Democrat, donated large sums to Gov. Greitens campaign in 2015 and 2016. Starting in June of 2015 through September of 2016, Mantovani and his wife, Patty, donated $20,241 to Greitens’ campaign, according to the Missouri Ethics Commission.  “The revelation of reported actions by Governor […]

Libla, Romine lead the Senate in call for Attorney General to investigate allegations against Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Less than 24 hours after a report alleging misconduct in the form of blackmail and infidelity by Gov. Eric Greitens, the Missouri Senate is speaking out. The Senate on Thursday morning returned to the chamber, with one topic on their tongues. Sen. Jamilah Nasheed was the first to issue a call for the resignation of Gov. Greitens. “I’m calling for every female in this building to rise up,” Nasheed said on […]

Herbie’s re-opens in Clayton following water main break, flooding

A popular restaurant in Clayton re-opened Thursday after it was plagued with a spell of bad luck due to cold weather and a gas leak in the last several weeks. Herbie’s Restaurant, known for its French-inspired American dishes served in a stylish, old-school setting and located at 8100 Maryland Avenue, has been closed since Jan. 2, following a  water main break, frozen pipes and flooding. The trouble began at the end of the year when city […]