ST. LOUIS (AP) — A University City woman who worked in the accounting department at Schnucks headquarters in Maryland Heights faces felony theft charges for allegedly stealing more than $111,000 from the supermarket chain.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 35-year-old Lolita Martin was charged with removing money from a cash box at the company's main offices. Martin was responsible for overseeing the box, which was used to provide change for the company cafeteria.
The company fired Martin in May amid an internal investigation. Defense attorney Mark Fredman declined comment but said his client plans to plead not guilty
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri teen who says she was raped by an older boy at her high school has written an account of her ordeal for an online woman's magazine.
In the article posted Friday on xojane.com, Daisy Coleman writes that the 2012 incident sent her into a spiral and she twice tried to commit suicide.
Mandy Stadtmiller, deputy editor for the website, says she asked Daisy to provide the first-person account after reading about her story.
Felony charges against two teens were dropped after the prosecutor in Maryville said the witnesses refused to cooperate.
On Wednesday, the prosecutor asked for a special prosecutor to re-examine the evidence.
You can add several St. Louis area malls to the list of retailers participating in the trend known as "holiday creep".
West County Center, Chesterfield Mall, South County Center, Mid Rivers Mall and St. Clair Square will open doors at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving day. J.C. Penney and Macy's announced earlier this week their plans to open at the same time.
A spokesman for CBL, who operates the area malls, said that stores will have the option of opening at 8 p.m. or midnight, but all stores will be open at 5 a.m. for Black Friday shopping.