Sunday, May 19, 2013
The crash took place just before 4 p.m. on Interstate 70 in St. Peters.
Three people were injured in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon in St. Peters. According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, two cars were stopped for traffic ahead on westbound Interstate 70 just east of Mid Rivers Mall Drive just before 4 p.m.. A third vehicle, a 2011 Ford F-250 driven by Gary Sexton, 51, of St. Peters, failed to stop and struck the rear of another vehicle, a 2007 Chevrolet F-150 driven by James R. Todd, 27, of O'Fallon. The impact of the crash caused Todd's truck to collide with the first car, a 2001 Mercury Sable driven by Timothy S. Jackson, 22, of St. Charles. Sexton and Todd were uninjured in the crash and both were able to drive their vehicles from the scene. Jackson and two passengers …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Alex Michael Stigall, 18, of St. Peters, and Jermel Ramonte Higgins, 18, of St. Charles, were arrested after police say the stole medication from a victim's hand as she was leaving an O'Fallon store.
Two teens were arrested by O'Fallon Police for stealing medication from a person at in the 1300 block of Highway K. According to a release from the O'Fallon Police Department, Alex Michael Stigall, 18, of St. Peters, and Jermel Ramonte Higgins, 18, of St. Charles, were arrested after police say the stole medication from a victim's hand just before 5 p.m. on May 8. Police said the two teens sat in the store listening to customers fill prescriptions so they could steal medication. Police said the two teens followed the victim out of the store and one of the subjects ripped the medication from her hand and ran toward a car. The St Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on Stigall, for Physically Take Property …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 stores may have been compromised. The O'Fallon Schnucks was one of the stores that was hit.
The O'Fallon Schnucks in O'Fallon was named as of 79 stores impacted by a recent plague of credit card theft. Schnucks released its list of St. Louis area stores that were impacted by the recent security breach on Monday morning. Several St. Charles County stores, including the O'Fallon Schnucks. In St. Charles County, the stores hit were: Schnucks says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 may have been compromised between December and March. The company also says the card number and expiration date may have been accessed, but not the cardholder’s name or address. Schnucks has also set up a call center for customers if they have additional questions about the breach or how to protect themselves. Customers can call …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Play date is Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at 2805 Elm St.
Full-disclosure: O'Fallon Patch Editor Jordan Lanham serves on the board of Unlimited Play Young Professionals. Families are invited to a play date in the park on Saturday, April 20. Now that spring is in full swing, Unlimited Play Inc. is hosting one of its first "play dates for all" at the new all-inclusive Discovery Playground at Jaycee Park in St. Charles. The non-profit that got its start with the dream of one O'Fallon mom, now helps communities across the country build playgrounds that are accessible for children with and without disabilities. Discovery Park in St. Charles is the fourth in the St. Louis region that Unlimited Play helped raise funds to build The playground has a water play section, sun shades and metal slides …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Secret Service is not yet officially involved in an investigation, but has advice for worried consumers.
Authorities from jurisdictions around the St. Louis-area are confirming reports in recent days that Schnucks, the Maryland Heights-based grocery chain, may have had its credit card collection system compromised, making consumers vulnerable to identity theft. Creve Coeur Police and the St. Louis County Police are some of the agencies which have taken reports, although news media accounts suggest some ID theft victims shopped in St. Louis, Wildwood, Florissant, and O'Fallon, Mo. The company told KSDK-TV Tuesday: "Schnucks became aware on March 15 that some customers had noticed unauthorized charges on their card statements for credit cards they used at Schnucks. Schnucks immediately began to investigate these reports and has engaged outside …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can talk must-reads and answer questions for readers.
We want to find the answers to all your book-related questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. What books should you be reading? What are the hot books right now? Is there a classic book you just can't go without having read? What books should your kids be reading? If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, March 28. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Patch is partnering with Fox2 to bring you a list of school closings for March 25 after a major winter storm rolled through the area Sunday.
March's surprise snow storm hit on Sunday morning. The relentless snow wouldn't stop falling and now many studetns (and teachers, too) are left wondering if school be called off for Monday. Let's find out. Fox2 News will be helping Patch keep you informed of any cancellations in the St. Charles County area by adding them to the list below, which will be updated throughout the day. For a complete forecast, visit Fox2's website or the National Weather Service.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Patch is partnering with Fox2 to bring you a list of Friday school closings and early releases after a major winter storm rolled through the area Thursday.
The snow came on Thursday and made the roads an snowy mess. You know what comes after that? School closings. Most, if not all, the schools in St. Charles County closed ahead of Thursday's storm. Will school be called early again? Fox2 News will be helping Patch keep you informed of any cancellations in the St. Charles County area by adding them to the list below, which will be updated throughout the day. For a complete forecast, visit Fox2's website or the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Patch is partnering with Fox2 to bring you a list of school closings and early releases as a major winter storm rolls through the area Thursday.
With the snowfall expected to start shortly after sunrise and then transform into icy rain as the day goes on, school cancellations could be part of today's forecast as well. Fox2 News will be helping Patch keep you informed of any cancellations in the St. Charles County area by adding them to the list below, which will be updated throughout the day. For a complete forecast, visit Fox2's website or the National Weather Service. Read more storm coverage:
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
A St. Charles man was injured after a crash Thursday morning.
An O'Fallon woman escaped injury after being involved in a three-vehicle crash last week. Jessica L. Locke, 26, of O'Fallon, avoided being hurt after a St. Charles motorist hit two cars on Highway 94 at 7:46 a.m. on Feb. 7. Nicholas R. Montileone, 21, of St. Charles, was taken by St. Charles County Ambulance to St. Joseph Health Center with what the Missouri State Highway Patrol classified as minor injuries after the crash on Highway 94. The crash took place at 7:46 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, in St. Charles County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Montileone was heading eastbound on Highway 94 when he struck the rear of a second a vehicle, a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Locke. Montileone's 2001 Toyota Celica then …