Elderly man from St. Louis County found safe

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — An 83-year-old man who had been missing since Friday afternoon was found safe on Saturday. The Rockhill Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Friday afternoon, the man dropped his wife off for an appointment and didn’t return to […]

Maryland Heights police officer dies

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — A police officer with the Maryland Heights Police Department has died. Officer Matthew Schmitz’s passing was announced on Facebook Saturday morning. The department said he died of natural causes. Schmitz served Maryland Heights for more than 23 years and served in the Navy during Operation Desert […]

Missing: Elderly man from St. Louis County

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — The Rockhill Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Friday afternoon, 83-year-old Christopher Riley dropped his wife off for an appointment at 400 N. Lindbergh Boulevard and didn’t return to pick her up. His phone was left at home […]

Fatal crash in south St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS — Police are investigating after a fatal crash Friday evening in south St. Louis. Officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded at 5:20 p.m. to a crash at the intersection of S. Kingshighway Boulevard and Holly Hills Avenue in the Princeton Heights neighborhood. At least one […]

Missing Fenton man found safe

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. — A missing Fenton man was found safe on Friday. Ronald Stage had last been seen at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said he was heading to a family member’s home for Thanksgiving, but he never arrived. He was later found safe, the […]

St. Louis pandemic task force update: Nov. 27

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St. Louis area COVID-19 hospital admissions increased from 876 Thursday to 878 Friday, the highest it has been since the pandemic began. The St. Louis area broke another COVID-19 hospitalization record the week of Thanksgiving, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force. In its daily update, the task […]

Parrot missing in Fenton area

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FENTON, Mo. — A Fenton woman is asking everyone to keep an eye out for her parrot who has been missing since Thanksgiving morning. Gabi, a bright-yellow, fully-flighted Golden Conure, flew away early Thursday, her owner Carole Grommet said. Gabi was last spotted later Thursday in the Meramec Township, southwest […]

State Farm layoffs in Earth City

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ST. LOUIS — Insurance firm State Farm said it will lay off 111 employees in Earth City as it closes an office. The company said the layoffs will take place Jan. 31 at 111 Corporate Office Drive in Earth City and include a variety of banking positions, such as customer […]

Operation Food Search study of food for health benefits

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The program provides a participant’s entire family with food including protein, dairy, fruits and vegetables from local farmers and producers ST. LOUIS — Operation Food Search, a St. Louis-based nonprofit hunger relief organization, has begun a three-year study to demonstrate the economic and health benefits of providing healthy food to […]

$4M plan to remake north St. Louis city life

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“We’re not taking any shortcuts. We’re completely transforming the houses, inside and out” ST. LOUIS — Walking into the home on Cupples Place, with its abundant natural light, charming fireplace and modern kitchen, it’s hard to imagine that the 1,000-square-foot house was once filled with trash and grime. “We’re not […]