Month: February 2015

Can Shopping at Dollar Stores Put Your Family in Danger?

Perhaps like many people, you often venture out to the local dollar store in an effort to save some money on the things you need for your home. Dollar stores like Dollar General, Family Dollar and Dollar Tree sell everything from cosmetics and cleaning supplies to toys and home decor items. Although you had good […]

Written by on February 26, 2015

Argument Results in Fatal Car Crash in St. Louis

Most car accidents are caused because of a driver who made a poor decision. It’s very rare for crashes to occur because of something that occurred inside a car, but that is exactly what happened on I-55 recently. According to the article on, five people were traveling along I-55 in St. Louis when an […]

Written by on February 24, 2015

No Jail Time for O’Fallon Teenager After Hit-and-Run

When young adults break the law, society often fears that punishing them too harshly will ruin the rest of their lives. Getting the wake-up call they deserve can be quite difficult. O’Fallon resident Taylor Patrick, 18, recently entered a guilty plea and received a suspended sentence from a St. Charles County judge, according to the Post-Dispatch. […]

Written by on February 19, 2015

Family Reaches $260,000 Settlement with Lincoln County Jail

The same county jail that allowed an inmate to fatally overdose on medications in 2008 has recently reached a settlement in another inmate fatality. The family of the late Terry Marler agreed to a $260,000 settlement with the Lincoln County Jail, the city of Troy, and one Troy police officer. Before his arrest, Marler was […]

Written by on February 17, 2015

Man Sues Alton Surgeon for Leaving Bone Chips Behind After Surgery

After you have surgery, you assume that everything is going to be fine. You plan to heal, go back to work, and resume your regular activities. This was not the case for one Wood River man, who is now suing after an Alton surgeon reportedly left chips of bone behind after operating on the man’s […]

Written by on February 12, 2015

Missouri Woman Drives Off Second Floor of Parking Garage

A quick look at any number of St. Louis news stories is a clear indicator that bizarre accidents can occur at any time. This was certainly the case for one Missouri woman who drove her car off of the second story of a parking garage in Chesterfield. According to the story on the website, […]

Written by on February 10, 2015

Parents Arrested After Family Pit Bull Attacks and Kills Their Daughter

There are some breeds of dogs that are more dangerous than others. Pit bulls, Rottweilers and Doberman Pinchers are known to be more aggressive at times, even if they’re raised in loving homes. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, the parents of a twenty-two-month-old girl were arrested recently following her death […]

Written by on February 5, 2015

Multitude of Deadly St. Louis Crashes Claim Many Lives

It’s rare for so many serious car accidents to occur in one night, but that is precisely what happened recently in St. Louis. According to the article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, at least five people died in one night as a result of several different accidents all across the St. Louis area. The […]

Written by on February 3, 2015