Five Drown in the Meramec River

A tragedy is unfolding in south St. Louis County this morning as the State Water Patrol reports five youth have drowned in the Meramec River. Water Patrol Sergeant Ralph Bledsoe says details are sketchy at this time, but it appears six young people, ages 9 to 15,...

Construction Worker Killed in Fall From KC Bridge

A construction worker has fallen from a bridge in Kansas City and has died of his injuries. Investigators say Andy Wilson, who lived in St. Louis County, was working for a Pevely company that was painting the bridge. Investigators say Wilson was not wearing a safety...

University of Missouri Mourns Death of Ken Lay

Officials at the University of Missouri are remembering the man at the center of one of the biggest scandals in the history of American business as a friend of the school. Enron founder and chief executive officer Ken Lay is dead of a heart attack. University of...

Relatively Safe Weekend on Waters

The Missouri Water Patrol reports nobody was killed in a boating accident during the long July 4th holiday period. The patrol says BWI (boating while intoxicated) arrests also seemed to be down. The Patrol’s Sergeant Ralph Bledsoe, who spent the weekend working...

Fireworks Believed Responsible for St. Louis Fire

Kids shooting fireworks are suspected as the cause of a fire that has destroyed a historic building in St. Louis. Inspectors are trying to learn the exact cause of the fire which destroyed the Turnverein Hall, a social hall build by German Immigrants in 1879. The...
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