Bridgeton http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Bridgeton Landfill Data Suggest Underground Fire Still Far From Radioactive Waste http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-bridgeton-landfill-data-suggest-underground-fire-still-far-radioactive-waste <p><em><strong>Updated on 2/23/14 to correct the date of the 2013 CO measurements, and on 2/21/14 to add a data table from MDNR and more characterization of the recent CO measurements.</strong></em></p><p>New monitoring data from the Bridgeton Landfill suggest that an underground fire has not spread toward radioactive waste to the north.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:52:12 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 33886 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Bridgeton Landfill Data Suggest Underground Fire Still Far From Radioactive Waste Kinder blasts Nixon Admin. for skipping disaster recovery hearing http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinder-blasts-nixon-admin-skipping-disaster-recovery-hearing <P><A href="http://ltgov.mo.gov/">Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder</A> (R) is criticizing <A href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon’s </A>(D)&nbsp;administration for not taking part in a disaster recovery hearing Tuesday at the State Capitol.</P> <P>A House interim committee appointed to examine the state’s response to last year’s flooding and tornadoes held what was supposed to be its final hearing – but it ended early when no one from the <A href="http://www.sema.dps.mo.gov/">State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)</A>&nbsp;or the <A href="http://dps.mo.gov/">Department of Public Safety </A>showed up.&nbsp; Kinder, who chairs the committee, says they will now send a letter to the Nixon Administration asking for written testimony. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 00:04:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4574 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kinder blasts Nixon Admin. for skipping disaster recovery hearing Bridgeton still waiting on 'Good Friday Tornado' funding http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bridgeton-still-waiting-good-friday-tornado-funding <p>Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is asking the State Emergency Management Agency to explain why the St. Louis suburb of Bridgeton has not received $500,000 in FEMA funds to help it recover from the 2011 Good Friday tornado.</p><p>Kinder chairs an interim legislative committee on disaster preparedness, response and recovery, which agreed today to give SEMA 48 hours to respond.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 22:50:54 +0000 Joseph Leahy 4232 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bridgeton still waiting on 'Good Friday Tornado' funding Toddler missing from Bridgeton found safe http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/toddler-missing-bridgeton-found-safe <p>A toddler taken from a Bridgeton&nbsp;hotel room last week has been found safely.</p><p>Detectives with the Bridgeton Police Department received a tip early Saturday evening that 2-year-old Brooklyn Hunter and Albert Cory Hunter were at a St. Louis Bread Company at 6701 Clayton Rd. Clayton police investigated the tip and found the pair. Albert Hunter was arrested without incident - Brooklyn did not appear to be injured, but Bridgeton Lt. Steve James says she was taken to a hospital as a precaution.</p> Sun, 13 May 2012 15:54:43 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3688 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Toddler missing from Bridgeton found safe Bridgeton police searching for missing toddler http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bridgeton-police-searching-missing-toddler <p>Police in Bridgeton, Mo., have issued a endangered missing person advisory for a toddler taken from a hotel room in the city on Sunday.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 13:23:42 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3677 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bridgeton police searching for missing toddler Northwest Plaza up for sale again http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/northwest-plaza-sale-again <p>It was once the region&#39;s largest shopping mall. Some even billed it as the largest mall in the world.</p><p>Now, the vacant <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Plaza">Northwest Plaza</a> in St. Ann is <a href="http://www.auction.com/Missouri/commercial-auction-asset/193001725-1437-500-650-Northwest-Plaza-ST.-LOUIS-MO-63074.html">up for sale</a> by a group of lenders who need to get the 122-acre, 1.8 million square foot site off their books by 2012.</p> Mon, 25 Jul 2011 21:44:58 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1727 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Northwest Plaza up for sale again Former Bridgeton officer guilty of bribery http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-bridgeton-officer-guilty-bribery <p>A former police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Bridgeton faces sentencing in July after pleading guilty to taking a $5,000 bribe.</p><p>The U.S. Attorney&#39;s office in St. Louis says 38-year-old Scott William Haenel of O&#39;Fallon also admitted obstructing a federal investigation in his guilty plea on Wednesday.</p><p>Federal authorities say a person cooperating with the FBI met several times with Haenel between November and January and paid him $5,000. In exchange, Haenel agreed to help conceal a money laundering scheme involving drug trafficking money.</p> Wed, 13 Apr 2011 17:00:45 +0000 The Associated Press 943 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Bridgeton officer guilty of bribery