Month: August 2012

St. Charles County Charges Teenager in Fatal Car Crash

The driver of a car that went hill hopping on Greens Bottom road was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the resulting car wreck that killed one teenager and injured two others. The St. Louis dispatch reports that Michael Gianino was the driver of the car that reached 75 miles an hour on the road which […]

Written by on August 30, 2012

Sears Recalls 795,000 Dehumidifiers

The Sears, Roebuck & Company has issued a recall of 795,000 Kenmore dehumidifiers manufactured by LG Corporation and sold by Sears, Roebuck & Company and K-Mart stores. The law firm of Hoffman & Gelfman encourages anyone who has purchased this item to stop using it immediately. Dehumidifiers are especially useful in the summer when humidity […]

Written by on August 28, 2012

Warren County Resident Found Drowned in Warrington

A man found in a ravine near Interstate 70 in Warrenton appears to have accidently drowned. Andrew Eli, 22, was out with friends at a fast food restaurant when he went to the men’s room and did not return to the group. His friends eventually called his family and his uncle and two cousins went […]

Written by on August 23, 2012

St. Louis Man Sentenced in Fatal Drunken Driving Incident

The St. Louis Post Dispatch has reported that Hai Minh Pham has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for causing the crash that took the life of John Casalone, aged 51, in October of last year. The defendant was at a birthday party for a coworker that night and entered the wrong lane of Interstate […]

Written by on August 21, 2012

Peg Perego Stroller Recall

Peg Perego USA and the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission recently announced that Peg Perego is recalling about 223,000 baby strollers made between January 2004 and September 2007 because of the threat of entrapment and strangulation. A 6-month-old boy fromTarzana,California, died of strangulation after his head was trapped between the seat and the tray of one of […]

Written by on August 16, 2012

Worker Dies from Injuries Suffered in a Fall at the Alton ConAgra Plant

The St. Louis Post Dispatch has reported that a worker at the ConAgra plant in Alton, Missouri has died from injuries suffered at the plant after falling from a lift that was moving between floors. The company is conducting an internal investigation and OSHA will also be looking into the incident. OSHA has six months […]

Written by on August 16, 2012

GE Recalling 1.3 Million Dishwashers

General Electric is recalling about 1.3 million dishwashers after electrical failures sparked fires that caused “extensive” property damage. The units were sold from March 2006 to August 2009 under brand names including GE Adora, GE Eterna, GE Profile and Hotpoint for as much as $850, the agency said in a statement. It said seven fires […]

Written by on August 14, 2012

Multi-Vehicle Crash May have been Caused by a Drunk Driver

A report of a man driving a pick-up truck erratically was quickly followed by a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 370 on August 1, 2012. The pick-up was involved in a minor accident but before police could get to the scene three vehicles behind the truck were involved in a second accident. The second accident resulted […]

Written by on August 14, 2012

Wrong Way Driver Killed in Collision

Chesterfield police have identified an 18 year old driver who was killed when his car hit two vehicles, including a bus, while going the wrong way on Interstate 64 in Chesterfield. The bus driver and a passenger were injured and the driver of the other car was seriously, but not critically, injured according to the […]

Written by on August 9, 2012

St. Charles County Murder Trial Begins

The murder trial of Paul White, accused in the 2007 death of Insurance agent Robert Eidman, began on July 31, 2012 and there is some confusion on who actually fired the gun responsible for Eidman’s death.  White’s attorney claims his accomplice, Cleo Hines, was the shooter. The prosecutor’s office found DNA evidence at the scene […]

Written by on August 7, 2012