PINE LAWN, Mo. (AP) - A suburban St. Louis police officer is recovering after injuring his arm while struggling with a suspect.
The officer was one of two Pine Lawn officers who stopped a car at 1:20 a.m. Monday. After two men in the car were told to get out, the driver and an fought over a weapon. That officer hurt his arm in the struggle, but he and his colleague were able to gain control of the weapon.
Charges are expected against the two men.
Services will be held today for three teens killed in a car accident in Wildwood last week. 18-year-old Christopher Lenzen and sisters Kathleen and Lauren Oliver died when the car Lenzen was driving veered off the road and struck a house on Homestead Manor Drive. Lenzen was a Marquette graduate ready to study business at Mizzou. 18-year-old Lauren Oliver was a recent graduate of Eureka High School. Her younger sister Kathleen was a senior at Eureka High. Visitation for the Oliver sisters will be held at Windsor Crossing Community Church in Chesterfield from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Funeral services begin at 1 p.m. Lenzen's visitation is from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Schrader Funeral Home in Ballwin. His funeral will be held Tuesday.
The new Saint Louis University law school at the corner of Tucker and Chestnut is officially open after a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning. Mayor Slay and Father Biondi were among the dignitaries on hand. The building, originally constructed in 1964, underwent a total renovation, as the outside was fitted with a shiny glass skin that runs up and down the middle and across the top of the building. The law school also features a new rooftop pavilion and patio, all for the cost of $32 million dollars.