Multiple signs are now lined up feet away from tents on a hill off I-44 and Hampton Avenue. These signs, issued by the Missouri Department of Transportation, indicate all unhoused residents camped out in this area must leave by noon on March 23.
Record rainfall in July 0f 2022 was blamed for widespread flooding that caused $30 million in damage and led to 300 homes being condemned in University City. The trauma of the situation left some flood victims watching weather forecasts more closely and getting nervous when it rains.
On behalf of Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, Acting Gov. Mike Kehoe has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Sunday in Gasconade County in honor of fallen Hermann Police Department Det. Sgt. Mason Griffith.
The 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of St. Louis announced it has retained former judge Booker T. Shaw for legal representation in a quo warranto petition filed against Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner. Shaw will handle a subpoena for records in the case.
The Missouri Senate is considering several bills that would repeal taxes on food. The city of Maplewood's city manager said in a memo "it would endanger residents and businesses" due to forced cuts to police and fire departments.
Days after the city’s efforts to clear out camps along the Laclede’s Landing riverfront, advocates for the unhoused population in St. Louis say many who were displaced from the encampment still have not received help.