Tag: Florissant

Former state representative Keith English found dead

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Friends, family, fellow lawmakers, staff and lobbyists on Wednesday were shocked to receive the news that former State Representative Keith English has passed away. “I’m deeply saddened by the news of the passing of my good friend Keith English,” Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer said in a statement. “My thoughts and prayers are certainly with his wife, Kelly and their family.” “Please keep the family of former state representative Keith English in your […]

Drunk driver who killed toddler in Florissant charged

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on Thursday in fatal Florissant vehicle accident. Keshawn Hampton, 19, was charged with one count of DWI-death of another. According to police, the accident took place on June 23. The attorney’s office said Hampton was traveling down a residential street in Florissant and while traveling higher than the posted speed limit he changed a song on his phone then struck a parked car. After striking the […]

Charges issued to Florissant armed robbery suspect

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges to a St. Louis man for holding up multiple St. Louis County businesses. St. Louis resident, Arnold Mason, 29, was charged two counts of robbery in the 1st degree and two counts of armed criminal action. According to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Mason robbed a Florissant GNC store on Dec. 1, 2017, then on Jan. 4, he also robbed the Dollar General store also located in […]

The vacant Jamestown Mall is now in the hands of St. Louis County

St. Louis County now has control of the vacant Jamestown Mall Property in Florissant, the county announced on Tuesday. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said that the St. Louis County Port Authority has contracts to purchase the final two parcels of the desolate Jamestown Mall. The north St. Louis County mall has been closed since July 1, 2014. “Since I took office the revitalization of Jamestown Mall has been a top priority of my […]

Ferguson 1000 to host 6th hiring event weekend at Florissant Valley Community College

A rallying cry for economic and social change from Ms. Lezley McSpadden, the mother of slain 18-year-old Mike Brown Jr. On August 9th, 2014 was heard loud and clear from GOP 2012 Governor candidate and businessman, Dave Spence and Economic advisor Dr. E. Lance McCarthy. Both men saw the need to bring about a change not just for Ferguson but for the entire region of St. Louis. Thus Ferguson 1000 was created to produce 1000 […]

Dellwood: A city on the move

As we embark on the three year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown Jr., we know that communities, families, protesters and the media have all been impacted by the death of this young African American male. Much has been said about the City of Ferguson and the civil unrest that took place in 2014. However, little has been mentioned about the real impact that the civil rest has had on other surrounding municipalities, such […]

St. Louis County Port Authority selects company to remove hazardous waste at Jamestown Mall

The St. Louis County Port Authority announced on Thursday that they have selected a company to remove hazardous waste from the site of the former J.C. Penney and Macy’s at the Jamestown Mall. St. Louis based Environmental Management Alternatives, Inc. will begin the work in August and was selected through a proposal process. According to St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, any waste or hazardous material must first be removed before demolition work can begin […]