St. Charles

Boil Order
1:35 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

Repair Work Complete, Boil Order Lifted For Cities Of St. Peters, St. Charles

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Updated Monday 8:54 a.m.

The City of  St. Peters states on their website that the boil order has been lifted for the city and the City of St. Charles:

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1:48 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

St. Charles Residents To Choose From Fifth Street Gateway Project Options

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Pedestrians using Fifth Street in St. Charles may see more accessible streets in their future.

Three different proposals of the Fifth Street Gateway Project will be presented at an open house Wednesday evening at St. John United Church of Christ at 5 p.m. 

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Cannabis Petition
4:29 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Pot petitioners protest permit citation

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A Missouri marijuana advocacy group is protesting the citation of two petition gatherers in St. Charles over the weekend.  The volunteers for Show-Me Cannabis Regulation say they were detained by police shortly after midnight while collecting signatures. 

Dave Roland, an attorney representing the two, says no ordinance was violated because collecting signatures is a First Amendment right. 

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Blanchette closures
3:28 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Blanchette Bridge closures start tonight

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A friendly reminder to St. Charles drivers - overnight lane closures will start on the Blanchette Bridge tonight.

The closures are needed in preparation for the major rehabilitation of the bridge's westbound span, which is expected to start in 2012. The current work will move utilities from the westbound bridge to the eastbound lanes.

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Morning News Round-up
9:44 am
Thu August 18, 2011

Morning headlines: Thursday, August 18, 2011

A fire hose.
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St. Charles house fire claims fourth victim

A tragic house fire in St. Charles has claimed the life of a 4th victim. 8-year-old Quentin Gresham died early this morning, following the deaths of his father, mother and younger sister earlier this week.

As the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports, the lone survivor of the deadly blaze is 11-year-old Robert Zwilling, who escaped by jumping out a second-floor window.

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Missing Person / New Frontier Bank
10:34 am
Wed August 10, 2011

Missing bank CEO found safe

Joseph Crenshaw, founder and CEO of New Frontier Bank in St. Charles.
(Courtesy New Frontier Bank)

The founder and chief executive officer of New Frontier Bank in St. Charles County is safe.

The bank reported last week that 57-year-old Joseph Crenshaw was missing. Foul play was not suspected because Crenshaw's golf clubs, fishing poles and medicine were also gone.

Authorities are not discussing where Crenshaw was found. The bank didn't elaborate and requested privacy for Crenshaw's family.

Missing Person / New Frontier Bank
12:03 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

St. Charles County bank president reported missing

Joseph Crenshaw, founder and CEO of New Frontier Bank in St. Charles.
(Courtesy New Frontier Bank)

57-year-old Joseph Crenshaw, the founder and CEO of New Frontier Bank in St. Charles County has been reported missing.

No one has heard from Crenshaw since Aug. 2 when he left the bank at about 4:30 p.m.

According to a press release from the bank, Crenshaw's wife, Joan, who also works at New Frontier, came home to find that her husband, along with some of his personal items, were not there.

Mr. Crenshaw had taken his golf clubs, fishing poles and medicines with him, so, the release states, no foul play is suspected.

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St. Charles shooting
6:50 pm
Wed December 29, 2010

Fourth charged in shooting in Bass Pro lot

A badge from the St. Charles County Sheriff's department. Four men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in the county on Christmas Even

A fourth man - the suspected shooter - has been arrested in connection with the death of a St. Louis-area native who had a spot on the Ram's practice squad this season.

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2:43 pm
Tue December 28, 2010

Three charged in fatal Christmas Eve shooting in St. Charles

A patch from the St. Charles, Mo. Sheriff's department. Three individuals have been charged in a Christmas Eve shooting near a St. Charles area Bass Pro Shop store. (via Flickr/conner395)

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that three men have been charged today in the Christmas Eve drug-deal shooting that killed a local football player from St. Charles.

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