St. Louis, MO – Washington University students will not be able to purchase bottled water on the Danforth campus when they return from winter break. The decision is part of the university administration's efforts to "green" the campus. A campaign to educate students about the decision kicked off Monday.
St. Louis – Two employees of a south St. Louis County Steak 'N Shake were found murdered in the restaurant today.
Police say the deaths of Tammy Cantrell, 44, of south St. Louis County and Mark Gerstner, 24, of Arnold, were the result of homicide. They were both shot to death. St. Louis County Police spokeswoman Tracy Panus says the first victim was found before 5 a-m today by a delivery man.
St. Louis – A funeral will be held Thursday for St. Louis firefighter Leonard Riggins, who was killed by a carjacker last week.
The fire department says visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Harris-Stowe State University's main administration building. Riggins' funeral will be held at the same place at 11 a.m. Thursday, with overflow seating available on campus.
On Wednesday, Riggins stopped to help at a crash scene in north St. Louis County.
St. Louis, MO – Engineering and architecture students from six universities joined forces this weekend to develop their plans for the St. Louis riverfront.
The design conference gave students about 30 hours to come up with solutions to one of downtown St. Louis's most vexing problems - how to connect the rest of downtown with the Arch grounds and the monument itself.