Sunset Hills http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Still up in the air: Sunset Hills, a year after the tornado http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/still-air-sunset-hills-year-after-tornado <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-998063.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-998063.mp3</a></p><p>One year ago tomorrow a rare winter tornado tore through the St. Louis County suburb of Sunset Hills. Since then residents who could repair their homes have moved on, but as St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Joseph Leahy reports, those who lost everything are still battling city hall for the future of the neighborhood.</p><p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 11:35:33 +0000 Joseph Leahy 2743 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Still up in the air: Sunset Hills, a year after the tornado St. Louis area to get $550K for trails http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-area-get-550k-trails <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that the St. Louis area will get about $550,000 to improve or develop trails.</p><p>The awards that are from a federal grant channeled through the state&#39;s Department of Natural Resources <a href="http://mostateparks.com/page/55065/outdoor-recreation-grants">Recreational Trails Program</a>.</p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 15:55:16 +0000 The Associated Press 744 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis area to get $550K for trails Former Sunset Hills police officer Miller sentenced to 8 years in prison for DUI crash http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-sunset-hills-police-officer-miller-sentenced-8-years-prison-dui-crash <p><strong>Updated at 5:00 p.m. March 10, 2011 with additional comments.</strong></p><p>Former Sunset Hills police officer Christine Miller received her sentence today for the 2009 drunk driving accident that killed four people.</p><p>Miller was sentenced today <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/update-sunset-hills-cop-miller-pleads-guilty-five-charges-drunk-driving-wreck">after pleading guilty to all five counts</a> against her in December 2010. She faced 4 counts for involuntary manslaughter and 1 for second-degree assault.</p> Thu, 10 Mar 2011 20:52:36 +0000 Adam Allington, The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 698 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Sunset Hills police officer Miller sentenced to 8 years in prison for DUI crash Fenton woman injured in New Year's tornado dies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/fenton-woman-injured-new-years-tornado-dies <p>A Fenton woman injured in the tornadoes that ripped through St. Louis on New Year's Eve has died.</p><p>From the <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_565f2104-1db7-11e0-b9b8-0017a4a78c22.html">St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a>:</p><blockquote><p>Margaret Birkes, 70, of Fenton died Monday morning at St. Anthony's Medical Center, a spokeswoman there said. According to relatives, Birkes was either going to or leaving a Dierbergs store at Fenton Crossing when the storm struck.</p><p>She was badly injured and taken to St. Anthony's.</p> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:00:32 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 305 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Fenton woman injured in New Year's tornado dies UPDATE: Lindbergh Blvd. could reopen around noon today http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/update-lindbergh-blvd-could-reopen-around-noon-today <p>Southbound Lindbergh between East Watson and West Watson has been shut down since last night because of the potential for an explosion at an MRI facility.</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 04:22:15 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 269 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org UPDATE: Lindbergh Blvd. could reopen around noon today FEMA to survey damage from New Year's Eve tornadoes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/fema-survey-damage-new-years-eve-tornadoes <p>Beginning Tuesday, officials with the <a href="http://www.fema.gov/">Federal Emergency Management Agency</a> will survey damage from the New Year's Eve tornadoes that demolished homes and businesses across the state.</p><p> Mon, 03 Jan 2011 19:47:55 +0000 Julie Bierach 228 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org FEMA to survey damage from New Year's Eve tornadoes Update: Sunset Hills cop Miller pleads guilty to five charges from drunk driving wreck http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/update-sunset-hills-cop-miller-pleads-guilty-five-charges-drunk-driving-wreck <p><strong><em>Updated at 3:45 with comments from Indian community.</em></strong></p><p><em><strong>Updated as of 2:15 p.m. after 1:30 p.m. court appearance:</strong></em></p> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 17:50:53 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 93 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Update: Sunset Hills cop Miller pleads guilty to five charges from drunk driving wreck