St. Louis, MO – Traffic on eastbound Forest Park Parkway at Debaliviere Avenue will be down to one lane starting after the Friday morning rush for emergency concrete repairs.
All lanes are expected to be open by Monday morning, said St. Louis city streets director Todd Waelterman. Crews have to replace eight concrete panels that are unlikely to last until Interstate 64 reopens in December.
St. Louis, MO – A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted a 31-year-old Canadian man who is accused of stealing a single-engine Cessna from his Ontario flight club in April and landing it seven hours later in Ellsinore, Mo., about 165 miles east of Springfield.
Adam Dylan Leon faces three federal felonies: interstate transportation of a stolen airplane, importation of a stolen aircraft, and illegal entry into the United States.
Missouri lags behind the national average for developing so-called clean energy jobs, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts. The study looked at job growth in areas like renewable energy development, recycling and energy conservation.
Lori Grange heads the Pew Center's research group. She said states that require renewable energy attract more job development because companies see a tangible commitment to alternative energy.
Jefferson City, MO – Heavy rainfall across Missouri has led to flooding in several areas, but no major floods yet.
Benjamin Sipprell with the National Weather Service office in St. Louis says right now the greatest potential for flooding is along the Missouri and Meramec rivers.
"Those two basins combined received an average rainfall over the last 36 to 48 hours of roughly three to 3-1/2 inches, so with all that water coming into those basins, those areas are truly at risk right now," Sipprell said.
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center opened a new four-story, $36 million research building on its Creve Coeur campus on June 16. The Bio-Research and Development Growth (BRDG) Park will be an incubator for fledgling plant and life sciences companies, and will provide lab space for established companies like Monsanto.