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Lanes on Highway 47 South of Bridge to Close
The southbound, right lane of Highway 47 will be closed from the bridge south to Third Street beginning Monday, Aug. 20, at 8:30 a.m.
Black Woman Says Missouri Clinic Denied Her Job Application Because Her Name Is ‘Ghetto’, They Say They Were Hacked
Hermeisha Robinson, an African-American woman who recently applied for a job at a clinic in Chesterfield, Missouri says that the company emailed her saying she did not qualify because she had a “ghetto” name. However, the company, Mantality Health, claims that their system was hacked and they would
Facebook Tips Lead To Arrest of Union Man
Union police said a man was seen stealing $39.36 worth of gas from a Fas-Trip gas station Monday, Aug. 6. He was described as wearing a blue tank top, gray sweatpants, and red shoes.
Man Allegedly Sets Fire at Parents’ Home - Previously Charged With Burglary
A Franklin County felony complaint charges Vincent J. Stockell, 29, with first-degree arson for allegedly starting a fire Sunday, Aug. 12, at the home in the 5000 block of Highway O, south of Pacific. He is being held in the Franklin County Jail on a $30,000 cash-only bond.
Feud at rural fire district leads to lawsuits, police reports, recall vote in Jefferson County
The tug of war at the district serving about 3,000 residents in areas around Pevely, Festus and Hillsboro has featured mass resignations; accusations of theft, nepotism and revenge; a lawsuit; and complaints to police and the state attorney general.
20-year-old man dead after head-on crash in south county
ST. LOUIS COUNTY – A 20-year-old man has died of his injuries from a Wednesday morning crash in south St. Louis County.Benjamin Noelle, of Imperial, Missouri was transported to a hospital for life-saving treatment, but was later pronounced dead.Telegraph Road in south St. Louis County was closed for
Blues break ground on new practice facility in Maryland Heights
ST. LOUIS – The Blues, City of Maryland Heights and the St. Louis Legacy Ice Foundation broke ground on the new community ice center Thursday morning.A celebration today for St. Louis community Ice Center @HollywoodSTL. Bob Plager told me when he arrived 52 years ago there was one rink. It will be
Jefferson County teams find West Nile-carrying mosquitoes for 5th time this summer
JEFFERSON CO., Mo. — For the fifth time this summer, mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus were found in Jefferson County.The nasty little bugs can make you and your family sick.The mosquitoes were found in Kimmswick, Arnold, Imperial, Cedar Hill and most recently in Crystal City.5 On Your Side he
Using the tiny home trend to help with chronic homelessness
EUREKA, Mo. - Tiny homes are all the rage. Several St. Louis non-profit and faith-based organizations, along with some west St. Louis County high school students, are using the trend to help the less fortunate.
Highway 47 Lane Closures Begin Monday
The southbound, right lane of Highway 47 will be closed from the bridge south to Third Street beginning Monday, Aug. 20, at 8:30 a.m. The lane will remain closed “around-the-clock” until mid-September, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Missouri woman denied job for 'ghetto' name, company claims they were hacked
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the situation gained attention after Hermeisha Robinson, of Bellefontaine Neighbors, posted on Facebook an email she received from Mantality Health in response to her application. The email said that the Chesterfield clinic doesn't "consider candidates that h
Company blames hacker after jobseeker told name is 'ghetto'
The St. Louis Post-Dispatchreports that the situation gained attention after Hermeisha Robinson, of Bellefontaine Neighbors, posted on Facebook an email she received from Mantality Health in response to her application. The email said that the Chesterfield clinic doesn't "consider candidates that ha
Union Man Charged With Assault, Kidnapping
Jonathan King, 22, Union, was charged in Franklin County Associate Circuit Court with one count of second-degree domestic assault and one count of second-degree kidnapping. Both are felony charges.
Woman says her job application was denied because her name is too 'ghetto'
Mantality Health, a Chesterfield, Missouri-based medical office, in writing. She wrote: “I am very upset because today I received an email about this job that I applied for as a customer service representative…I know I’m well-qualified for the position as they seen on my resume. They discriminated a
Hard Rock Cafe at Union Station closing its doors Thursday after 20 years
$8 million will be spent to transform the location into an ice cream and candy emporium. It is a part ofLodging Hospitality Management’s$150 million plan for family-friendly attractions which includes an Aquarium, Ferris wheel, light show, and putt-putt golf course.
Woman denied job in Chesterfield because name too 'ghetto'
Hermeisha Robinson, of Bellefontaine Neighbors, posted on Facebook an email she received from Mantality Health in response to her application.
Last call for Union Station's Hard Rock Cafe. Next up: Candy and ice cream emporium
CEO Bob O’Loughlin said the developer would work to reconfigure the 10,000-square-foot building onceHard Rock closes after end of business on August 16. The closing will leave 57 employees without a job, according to documents filed with the state.
UPDATE: New Pacific Scenic Regional Library Opening Delayed
Buy NowLibrary staffers are preparing to move office materials and incidentals to the new 11,000-square-foot library building at Lamar Parkway and Rose Lane. A company that specializes in moving collections will set all the books, CDs and DVDs in place for the opening day Monday, Aug. 20. Pictured a
St. Louis man says he was on drugs at time of crash that killed two in High Ridge
Sokol N. Zuko, 30, of St. Louis admitted he had used heroin and Xanax a few hours before he was involved in a January 2016 crash that killed two men in High Ridge, a probable-cause statement said.On Aug. 6, Zuko pleaded guilty in Jefferson County Circuit Court to involuntary manslaughter and two cou
Missouri one of 21 states monitoring measles outbreak
Kids typically get the first shot at one and get a second shot before entering kindergarten, but if you`re not sure of your immunization status, doctors say you can get a booster shot at any age.