Month: April 2013

St. Louis Toddler Strangled by Window Blind Cord

Two South St. Louis parents are living every parent’s nightmare. As Fox2Now reported earlier this month, they found their 2-year-old son dead in his bedroom, strangled by the pull cord on the window blinds. The boy’s father performed CPR until EMS crews arrived, but it was too late and the boy was pronounced dead at […]

Written by on April 30, 2013

Cyclist in Alton Hit by an Intoxicated Driver Dies

According to a recent news story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a cyclist over the April 13th weekend has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI. The driver is facing these very serious charges due to the fact that he was under the influence of […]

Written by on April 25, 2013

Two Elderly people Fatally Injured in a Head on Collision

The car crash in St. Peters on Saturday April 13, 2013 that took the life of one of the passengers has now claimed the driver as well. Mr. Donald Gemienhart has died as a result of the injuries he suffered when the car he was driving was hit head on by a car that had […]

Written by on April 23, 2013

Recalled Product may still cause a Problem

In December the Dunecraft Company recalled their product “Water Balz” after one was swallowed by an eight month old toddler. She was x-rayed and the ball had lodged in her small intestine where it could have perforated that organ and caused sepsis and possibly even death. If you have these in your home Hoffman & […]

Written by on April 18, 2013

Waitress Tests Restaurant’s Claim that Appearance is Part of the Job

A Hooters waitress in St. Peters Missouri is suing the chain for discrimination under the American’s with Disabilities Act. The nursing student, who had recently undergone brain surgery, was told she could return to her waitressing job by the manager. When she started back she was told that she would have to wear a wig […]

Written by on April 16, 2013

Missouri Legislators Voting to Correct Language in the Right of Way Law

The Missouri Legislature has proposals before both the state senate and house designed to correct the language in the Missouri Failure to Yield the Right of Way law. This newly corrected law will increase penalties for those who have been involved in accidents where right of way was not yielded properly. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch […]

Written by on April 11, 2013

Manchester Dierbergs’ Soup Tampered With

The police are looking for a man that tampered with soup by the salad bar at the Dierbergs Market at 421 Lafayette Center March 28, 2013. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on April 2, 2013 that surveillance video has captured a picture of the man. Local police are encouraging anyone with information on who this […]

Written by on April 9, 2013

One Killed and Two Seriously Injured by Fleeing Vehicle

The St. Louis Post Dispatch has reported that the driver of a vehicle that caused a fatal accident on March 14th was trying to get away from another accident he was involved in. The second accident took the life of the driver in the other vehicle and two other passengers were in critical condition after […]

Written by on April 4, 2013

Fire Chief Injured when Fire Truck Overturns

The Potosi Fire Chief was injured when the tanker truck he was driving to a fire overturned on March 24 2013.  According to the news report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Richard Knight was seriously injured when he was partially ejected from the vehicle. It appears that he overcorrected a move the tanker made to […]

Written by on April 2, 2013