Month: October 2012

Warrenton Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter

The man driving a car that went out of control and overturned, ejecting his passenger, on Sunday night has been charged with involuntary manslaughter following the passenger’s death. The story, reported on Tuesday October 23, 2012, is especially tragic as the passenger was the driver’s father. The Missouri state police say that the two men […]

Written by on October 30, 2012

Driver Fleeing Police Injures Six

Last Saturday evening a driver in St. Louis crashed into three different cars injuring a total of six people while trying to escape police, one of the victims died at the scene. The driver’s name has not yet been released. According to the news report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch there were two cars, that […]

Written by on October 25, 2012

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Tainted Steroid Injections

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention there have been fifteen deaths due to steroidal injections that all came from the same company. The company, the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Massachusetts, has recalled all of its products and stopped operations. The steroid, methylprednisolone acetate, was given primarily to people who were […]

Written by on October 23, 2012

St. Louis Man Charged in Hit and Run Accident

A St. Louis man who hit two children, injuring one and killing another, has been taken into custody by St. Louis police. The man left the scene of the accident in Pagedale Friday October 5th and he was charged Sunday October 7 according to the St. Louis Dispatch article reporting on the incident. The man […]

Written by on October 18, 2012

Driver Charged with Aggravated Driving Under the Influence

A Cahokia man was arrested and charged with aggravated driving under the influence and failure to report an accident or death last Wednesday. He surrendered to police, after his mother convinced him to turn himself in, on Monday October 8. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the accident cost the life of a pedestrian from […]

Written by on October 16, 2012

One Man Killed and Three others Injured in St. Peters Auto Accident

A man driving on Salt River road in St. Peters around 6:00 A.M. was killed when his car crossed the center line and struck another vehicle starting a four car accident. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported that the car clipped one vehicle then struck two others. The standard procedure of having the driver’s blood […]

Written by on October 11, 2012

Nursing Home in Tulsa Forced to Close

The Woodland View Care and Rehabilitation Center in Tulsa Oklahoma has had to relocate all of its residents and close as a result of an ongoing battle with both Federal and State regulators. The closing of this facility is part of an agreement that the parent company, Sun Healthcare Group, agreed to with federal regulators. […]

Written by on October 9, 2012

Woman Dies after Falling from a Motorcycle

A woman who fell from the back of a motorcycle driven by her husband was struck and killed near Fenton on Saturday September 22, 2012. The accident occurred on Highway 141 near Centurion Drive. The motorcycle was traveling in the center lane of Highway 141 at the time of the unfortunate incident.  When another vehicle […]

Written by on October 4, 2012

Haier Manufacturing Agrees to Settlement in Blender Recall Delay

The U.S. Product Safety Commission has accepted an $850,000 fine from the Haier Manufacturing Company in a dispute over when they should have reported incidents with a blender they manufacture. A company is supposed to report incidents with products immediately to the Commission. Haier had received reports of incidents concerning the product between January of […]

Written by on October 2, 2012