Month: September 2013

2 People Injured At University Of Illinois With Blow Darts

Each year, college students return to universities with high hopes for the coming school year. Their thoughts are filled with getting to know new roommates and getting adjusted to their new schedules. They don’t expect to be attacked as they walk across campus. However, this year, as students returned to the University of Illinois, they […]

Written by on September 26, 2013

Baby Einstein Activity Jumper Recalled; 61 Babies Injured

The Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper (Model No. 90564) has been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. An apparent product design defect has injured 61 children as they played with the interactive toys that surround the stationary jumper’s fabric seat. The most commonly reported injuries were facial lacerations and bruises; however, one 7-month-old boy […]

Written by on September 24, 2013

Car Accident In St. Louis County Kills Backseat Passenger

Unfortunately, many car accidents in St. Louis occur because the driver of the vehicle was driving recklessly. According to a recent article on, that’s exactly what took place in August near Bridlewood Valley. The twenty-year-old driver was later charged with a misdemeanor after the accident occurred. There were three people in the vehicle, and […]

Written by on September 19, 2013

Freak St. Louis Accident Kills Lawn Service Employee

In a freak accident last week, a lawn service employee was killed while mowing the lawn of Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Charles County, Missouri. The workplace accident occurred when a hydroplaning car skidded off Highway 94, flipping over several times before it struck and killed the lawn service worker. A 5-year employee of the […]

Written by on September 17, 2013

A Walk In The Park: Stray Bullet Hits 12-Year-Old Girl In St. Louis

It wasn’t just another walk in the park for one twelve-year-old girl on Sunday evening. It used to be that you could take your children to play in the park without giving it a second thought. Times have changed. Witnesses reported that a crowd of people had gathered around two men in Loretta Hall Park […]

Written by on September 12, 2013

12 Children Hurt on Festival Ride

It’s fall festival time in Missouri. The state calendar is packed with county fairs and community festivals that attract families for a weekend of fun. Pioneer Days in Defiance, Seymour’s Apple Festival and Pancake Day in Centerville draw many St. Louis families for a day of food, local entertainment and carnival rides. But these events can […]

Written by on September 10, 2013

Four-Car Collision In Missouri Injures Seven People

A multi-vehicle accident took place near HIghlands Road and Vivion Road in Kansas City, Missouri earlier this week. While investigators are still working to determine the exact cause of the accident, they are speculating that a maroon SUV driving east on Vivion Road crossed over the center lines and crashed into other cars, according to reports from […]

Written by on September 5, 2013

2 Ride of the Century Participants Killed in Motorcycle Accidents

This year’s 11th Ride of the Century motorcycle event got off to a tragic start when two participants were killed in separate motorcycle accidents that occurred over the Labor Day weekend. While both St. Louis motorcycle accidents involved Ride of the Century participants, neither crash occurred during Ride events. A St. Charles motorcyclist died Saturday […]

Written by on September 3, 2013