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Man with saw calls 911 to say he's trapped under car; he dies before help arrives near House Springs

The 37-year-old man was found with a saw underneath the abandoned vehicle. The saw was stuck in the vehicle's exhaust pipe, and the man may have been trying to remove the vehicle's catalytic converter, Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak said.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-18 13:00:00

Festus Shop ‘n Save to convert to a Schnucks store this weekend

The Festus Shop ‘n Save store closed today (Oct. 19) and is scheduled to reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 21) as a Schnucks store, the company reported.Schnucks has announced switchover dates for the final 10 of the 19 area Shop 'n Save stores it is acquiring.The Festus Shop ‘n Save, 1275 N. Truman Blv

MYLEADERPAPER.COM - 2018-10-20 01:00:00

Man dies after vehicle falls on top of him in Jefferson County, officials believe

JEFFERSON COUNTY (KMOV.com) - A man is believed to have died after his vehicle fell on top of him in Jefferson County. Jefferson County officials were called to the area of Heads Creek Road and Ruth Drive around 6 a.m. Thursday. Missouri State Highway Patrol officials told News 4 the man was believe

KMOV - 2018-10-18 11:31:00

Counterfeit Bill Used At County Business

Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton said the crime occurred Oct. 9 at Fireworks Supermarket, 3602 W. Osage, outside Pacific. The incident was reported Oct. 12.

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2018-10-19 16:00:00

Two casino deals close leaving Lumière as last local property not controlled by Pennsylvania landlord

And Missouri regulators made sure that one company — Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. (GLPI) of Wyomissing, Pa. — won’t own the real estate for every casino here, though it will continue to own or lease five of six casino properties.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-19 11:15:00

Man Apparently Stealing Parts Dies When Car Falls on Him

The man called 911 to report that he was under a car and couldn't breathe. By the time paramedics got there 7 minutes later, he had died. JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) - Investigators say it appears the man who died when a car fell on him early this morning was trying to steal something from under i

RADIO.COM - 2018-10-18 18:12:12

Troy rallies past Festus, secures best record since 1992

“The second half goes back to the summer, when were running on the field, puking our guts out,” Nichols said. “We talk about 'TPW,' tough players win. Everyone is sore, everyone has bumps and bruises and everyone is bleeding, but we found a way to come together as a team.”

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-19 03:15:00

Festus beats Perryville, earns conference title

For every Perryville run, Festus had an answer, most of the time in the way of a ferocious kill by Bria Garmon as the Tigers edged the Lady Pirates in straight sets 25-21, 25-21 at Perryville High School.

PERRYVILLENEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 14:57:00

Borgia Blasts Past Festus on Road, 50-7

“On this cold wet night in Festus, I really didn’t know what to expect,” Borgia Head Coach Dale Gildehaus said. “How would we rebound from such an emotional game the week before? To make matters worse we were late getting to Festus with the rain and unbelievable traffic. We were to get off the field

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2018-10-18 23:00:00

Driver that crashed into bridge killing St. Louis business woman below speaks to News 4

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- For the very first time, we're hearing from the driver that crashed into a St. Louis bridge back in July, causing the death of a well-known St. Louis business woman, Jan Torrisi-Mokwa.She was the wife of former St. Louis Police Chief Joe Mokwa.She was driving below the bridge

KMOV - 2018-10-18 22:16:00

Three hurt in crash on Hwy. 67 south of Festus

Three people were hurt in a three-vehicle traffic accident Friday afternoon (Oct. 12) on Hwy. 67 at Montauk Drive south of Festus.The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Anne Redmond, 26, of De Soto, was driving a 2010 Dodge Caravan west on Montauk Drive at 3:46 p.m. when she stopped at Hwy.


Bonne Terre police officer charged

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that his office has filed felony criminal charges in St. Francois County against Bonne Terre Police Officer Travis W. Cozine.Officer Cozine is charged with assault in the second degree, armed criminal action, and the unlawful possession of a weapon.


Waterloo police asking for help identifying 'person of interest' in attempted bank robbery

+1Credit: Waterloo Police DepartmentPolice said the suspect was driving a dark-colored vehicle.No one was injured during the attempted bank robbery, according to police.If anyone recognizes the person of interest or has any information about the attempted bank robbery, contact the Waterloo Police De

KMOV - 2018-10-18 16:03:00

Autistic woman allowed to have sex with numerous men 'despite not being aware of dangers'

Social workers have defended their handling of a case in which a young woman with autism was allowed to have sex with several men despite not always being aware of the potential dangers.There were fears the woman, who has severe learning disabilities and an IQ of 52, was repeatedly exploited during

TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-18 16:03:00

Man killed while underneath a vehicle in Jefferson County

HOUSE SPRINGS, Mo. — JEFFERSON CO., Mo. – An investigation is underway after a man was killed underneath a car in Jefferson County Thursday morning.According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, a 37-year-old man was found with a saw under an abandoned vehicle around 5:30 a.m.The saw was stuck

KSDK - 2018-10-18 11:49:47

Pickup stolen in Pevely area later recovered

A pickup stolen from outside a Pevely-area home was later recovered and returned to the owner, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported. The 2003 GMC Sonoma was stolen between 10:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and 8:15 a.m. Sept. 9 from the driveway of a home in the 1000 block of Bruhn Lane. The doors were u

MYLEADERPAPER.COM - 2018-10-18 12:30:00

Patient Attacked at St. Louis Hospital By Security Guard

The 25-year-old, with an IV already installed into her body, stepped outside momentarily of the SSM Health DePaul Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., to get some fresh air. Upon attempting to enter the hospital again, a burly, white security guard manhandled Allen.


Franklin County man wakes up to burglar showering in his home

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Franklin County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 32-year old burglary suspect who was caught taking a shower in the bathroom of a home on Glaser Road, near Sullivan.KMOVThe homeowner woke to a sound around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday."I hear a big crash and I knew it was out in


Neighbors describe strong stench before deputies confirm human remains found in wooded area

Cindy Day, who lives across from the wooded area, said she can distinctly remember from three weeks ago a very pungent odor coming from that spot every time she drove past it.


House Springs woman, man arrested at Arnold hotel

A 35-year-old House Springs woman was arrested for alleged possession of methamphetamine at the WoodSpring Suites hotel, 888 Arnold Commons. She was arrested about 12:45 a.m. Sept. 20 after police were called to the hotel about the woman hanging around the lobby and acting suspiciously, Arnold Polic