St. Louis – State and local dignitaries were back in north St. Louis County Thursday to celebrate the opening of Express Scripts' new $74 million drug distribution center.
It's the second major jobs announcement for the region. Representative William Lacy Clay and Sen. Kit Bond were also in the region Wednesday to break ground on the new National Personnel Records Center, which will retain 800 jobs in the area. Express Scripts will employ about 300 at the distribution center.
St. Louis – A Rock Hill police officer paralyzed from the waist down after being shot in April is improving rapidly.
Matt Crosby will probably spend another month at St. John's Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital before going home, Rock Hill city manager George Liyeos said. Crosby, who has been at the hospital since he was shot, was originally expected to undergo inpatient rehab for as many as nine months. He's now using a machine that helps him stand to strengthen his legs.
St. Louis, MO – The St. Louis man accused of shooting a St. Louis police officer has made his first court appearance.
Arvon Brown, 24, was in court Tuesday for an appearance related to last week's shooting of officer Joseph Haman, 26. The officer was struck six to eight times, but a bullet-resistant vest saved his life. His condition has been upgraded from "critical" to "fair".