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Friday, December 22, 2017

Police Investigate Shocking Triple Murder as St. Louis Homicides Top 200

Posted By on Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 3:06 PM

Two gunman stormed into a north city house early this morning, chased three women outside and killed them as the victims tried to take cover in a car, police say. Officers found the women, all in their mid twenties, lying on top of one another as if they had...

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Snowbirds Descend on St. Louis for the Food Scene

Posted By on Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 2:18 PM

Despite the area not seeing any snow yet, a few snowy owls have been spotted in south and central Missouri in the past two months. Ornithologists believe the birds flew all the way from the Arctic in search of food. Thus far in 2017 a male snowy owl was spotted...

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Annie Rice to Challenge Paul Fehler for 8th Ward Aldermanic Seat

Posted By on Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 10:27 AM

On Tuesday, St. Louis' Democratic Central Committee endorsed one of its members, Paul Fehler, to serve as the party's nominee for the aldermanic seat vacated by Stephen Conway. Committeewoman Annie Rice also sought the nomination, and said at the meeting that she wouldn't run as an independent if the...

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St. Louis' Gun Buyback Program Sidesteps State Law To Avoid Selling Firearms

Posted By on Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 7:21 AM

In Missouri, guns are easy. Buying them. Carrying them. Concealing them. But for cities trying take guns off the streets with buyback programs, a 2013 law passed by the state legislature has made things difficult. The law forces municipalities to A) pass their own ordinance specifically authorizing buyback programs,...

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St. Louis Airbnb Hosts Made $9.14 Million in 2017 — Almost Doubling 2016 Numbers

Posted By on Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 6:55 AM

When it comes to the sharing economy, you can count St. Louis in — in a big way. Residents of the Gateway City welcomed 88,500 Airbnb customers this year, netting $9.14 million in the process, according to newly released numbers from the "community-driven hospitality company." And that's solely counting...

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