cars http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New city rule will require attendants at parking lots http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-city-rule-will-require-attendants-parking-lots <p>An &quot;angry and frustrated&quot; St. Louis mayor Francis Slay is responding to last weekend&#39;s rash of car break-ins with proposed new rules for the owners of downtown lots.</p><p>Vandals <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_39ffb6ea-9f7b-11e0-b882-001a4bcf6878.html">broke into at least 60 cars in the downtown St. Louis area </a>Friday night, stealing purses and GPS units. Police say there were no attendants at some of the lots to report the crimes. And Slay wants that to stop.</p> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 15:02:04 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1527 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New city rule will require attendants at parking lots Ford to expand Claycomo plant near Kansas City, keep jobs there http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ford-expand-claycomo-plant-near-kansas-city-keep-jobs-there <p><em><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kcur/news.newsmain/article/0/1/1750878/KCUR.News/Ford.Takes.Missouri.Offer.$400..Million.Buildup.Seen">A report by Dan Verbeck, KCUR</a></em></p><p>Workers at the <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps/place?cid=17394215392837194192&amp;q=ford+claycomo&amp;hl=en&amp;gl=us">Ford plant in suburban Kansas City</a> received good news today from the automaker and Missouri's governor.</p><p>The number of full-time jobs will hold steady and the plant will make a $400 million expansion with help from the state.</p> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 00:33:17 +0000 KCUR 346 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ford to expand Claycomo plant near Kansas City, keep jobs there Mo. Gov. Nixon evaluated at hospital following car accident http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-gov-nixon-evaluated-hospital-following-car-accident <p>Missouri Gov. <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Jay Nixon</a> has been treated and released from a hospital after being involved in a traffic accident.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/Root/index.html">Missouri State Highway Patrol</a> says Nixon was a passenger in a Chevrolet Suburban driven by a patrol trooper that was rear-ended Friday morning in a three-vehicle accident. The crash occurred on U.S. Highway 50 in Jefferson City, just a few blocks south of the Capitol.</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 17:03:12 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 274 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Gov. Nixon evaluated at hospital following car accident Telemarketers in "auto warranty" scam plead guilty in East St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/telemarketers-auto-warranty-scam-plead-guilty-east-st-louis <p>Two men <a href="http://www.ftc.gov/os/caselist/0923110/index.shtm">pleaded guilty to federal charges today</a> in East St. Louis in an auto contract robo-calling scheme that had 15,000 victims in all 50 states. Here's a breakdown of the people, places and charges involved:</p><p>These <strong>two men</strong> were the president and vice president of Transcontinental Warranty...</p><p>- Christopher D. Cowart, 49 of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and</p><p>- Cris D. Saganelli, 45, of Boca Raton, Florida</p><p><strong>The scheme</strong> the men admitted to in court on Monday worked this way:</p> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 23:44:10 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 114 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Telemarketers in "auto warranty" scam plead guilty in East St. Louis