Pagedale

(via Wikimedia Commons/J. Pelkonen)

A former St. Louis police officer is facing first-degree murder charges.

The suspect, 34-year-old James Little, is accused in the death of 32-year-old William Dupree. Authorities say Little dropped off his child at the mother's home in St. Louis on Sunday and got into an argument with Dupree, the woman's fiance. Little is accused of shooting Dupree several times in the head.

Little is in custody. He was a St. Louis police officer for five years before leaving in 2007. He was working as a reserve officer in Pagedale at the time of the shooting.

(Joseph Leahy / St. Louis Public Radio)

A St. Louis County woman is facing federal charges for allegedly trafficking counterfeit goods at a flea market and other stores in St. Louis and Ferguson.

Soukey Fox was arrested early this morning in a raid at Frison Flea Market in Pagedale.  Federal law enforcement officials could be seen loading boxes into moving trucks behind the market.

Many customers say the place is known for selling cheap merchandise. Noah Hardy and Jazmine Wells say they were turned away this morning.      

As she held and examined leafy green vegetables at the new Save-A-Lot grocery store in Pagedale the other day, Coreen Davis didn't need to be reminded that she hasn't been able to walk into a new supermarket in that part of St. Louis County for 40 years.

Pagedale but for surrounding communities."

He added that it wasn't easy to make the store a reality. The process involved tax increment financing, the buyout of about 10 properties, and developing the project "in a way that the provider of the grocery store in this case can pay rent that makes economic sense."