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Chesterfield residents call for a new park in city's southeastern corner

CHESTERFIELD • Residents of Chesterfield's Ward 3, in the southeastern corner of the city, are calling on city officials to create a park in their neighborhood, with some suggesting Schoettler Road as a good site.


Ballwin man, 46, found dead after SUV plunged into West County pond

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police have identified the man who was found dead after an SUV plunged into a west St. Louis County pond late Tuesday night. The vehicle reportedly hit a stop sign and brick wall in The Estates at Town & Country Crossing subdivision before plunging into the pond off Clayton Ro


'I forgave him. God forgives him,' widow of St. Louis County officer says after killer's sentencing

CLAYTON • Elizabeth Snyder said she forgave Trenton Forster for killing her husband, a St. Louis County police officer and father of a young son, in 2016. “But that doesn’t mean I forget,” Snyder said in court Thursday. “I will never forget what he has taken away from me and my son. I want (Forster)


Tickets Going Fast For These Events Near Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, MO — New and exciting events are coming to the Chesterfield area all the time. Whether it's concerts or sporting events, theater performances or magic shows, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's a roundup of just some of the offerings near you.


City-County Merger? Overflow Town Hall meeting crowd declares, ‘No!’

If there was any doubt how most Chesterfield residents feel about the proposed merger of St. Louis City and County into a “metro city,” it uncertainty was erased at an April 15 public meeting at city hall.


Chesterfield Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

CHESTERFIELD, MO — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Warning for your area, beginning Thursday at 11:10 am and ending Friday at 11:09 am. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.


Missouri man charged with 7th DUI

EDWARDSVILLE — A Missouri man is facing a Class X felony after being arrested and charged with his seventh count of driving under the influence in Granite City. Ray L. Yeargain, 48, of Wentzville, Missouri, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence, one for the previous d


Ellisville approves regulations for medical marijuana facilities

ELLISVILLE • The city of Ellisville has approved zoning changes designed to regulate any future medical marijuana facilities. Provisions adopted Wednesday, among others, address minimum distance requirements from schools and churches, hours of operation and fencing.


Man charged in deadly shooting in St. Louis County

FLORISSANT, Mo. – A man has been charged with killing another man in a north St. Louis County apartment complex after an apparent drug deal went bad. Thirty-one-year-old Justin Caffey, of Florissant, was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder in the killing of 54-year-old Michael Hudson. He als


Council Awards Contract for Street, Sidewalk Project

The Washington City Council Monday approved an ordinance entering into a contract for the resurfacing of Steutermann and Bieker roads. Krupp Construction, Ellisville, was the low bidder at $621,416.65. The council voted 6-0 to award the contract to Krupp. Council members Mark Wessels and Mark Hidrit


Video shows boy punched 19 times at Wentzville Middle School

WENTZVILLE, Mo. — The video is hard to watch. It shows a Wentzville Middle School student being punched 19 times in the head, face and sides as he tried to protect himself. When 5 On Your Side spoke to the boy's father, it was only the second time Patrick Vining watched his son being punched in the


Clarifying medical marijuana usage throughout Missouri

April 20, better known as 4-20 in certain circles, may pass without fanfare this year. The unofficial National Cannabis Holiday is not a day of celebration for Missourians yet. Amendment 2, the Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative, which became law in 2018, will not result in


Missouri man dies after being shocked, sedated, family says

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Relatives of a homeless, mentally ill man say he has been taken off life support after going into cardiac arrest when St. Louis police shocked him with a stun gun and paramedics sedated him.


Committee appointments spark campaign contribution argument

What usually is a routine matter resulted in a tie vote Chesterfield Mayor Bob Nation had to break, as well as a sharp exchange on who should receive campaign contributions from whom.


Arnold Police rescue dog from house fire on Cascades Court

Two Arnold Police officers rescued a dog from a house in the 3500 block of Cascades Court that caught fire today (April 18). Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the blaze, so damage to the home was minimal, said Ron Harder, spokesman for the Rock Community Fire Protection District reported.


Parents call for better anti-bullying efforts after Missouri boy’s attack caught on camera

WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Patrick Vining calls it “very disturbing.” A video that’s been shared on social media shows his son being repeatedly struck inside a classroom at Wentzville Middle School.


Minnesota man sent to prison for defrauding Chesterfield company

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Authorities say a Minnesota man convicted of defrauding a Missouri company has been sentenced along with a co-conspirator. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 56-year-old Bobby Woods, of Stillwater, Minnesota, and 64-year-old Alan Dwayne Johnson, of Collinsville, Missouri, plea


Life in prison for man who killed St. Louis County officer

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis County man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a St. Louis County police officer during a disturbance call. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Trenton Forster in the October 2016 death of 33-year-old Officer Blake Snyder.


Missouri Department of Conservation encourages public to be “Bear Aware” this spring

An estimated 350 black bears call southern Missouri home, and as the spring season gets underway, these magnificent mammals leave their winter dens in search of food. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is reminding Missourians to be proactive and “Be Bear Aware.”


MO police searching for missing 4-year-old, possibly with mother

ST. LOUIS, MO (KFVS) - Police in the St. Louis Metropolitan area are searching for a missing 4-year-old girl. According to police Paisley F. Bolda was last seen on April 17 around 8:20 a.m. on the 3900 block of Nebraska.