Three children are in the hospital after a car accident in north St. Louis Wednesday morning.
Police say two vehicles collided at the intersection of Goodfellow and Wells. One of the cars flipped over and two people were trapped inside.
Everyone was freed from the overturned car and the kids, along with two adults, were taken to the hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time.
DALLAS (AP) - A hotel guest from Missouri has been found dead in the atrium lobby of the 30-story Hyatt Regency Dallas after apparently falling from an upper floor.
Dallas police say a hotel security guard early Wednesday discovered the body of 37-year-old Craig McKinnon Berry of Wentzville, Mo. A police report says a hotel employee heard a loud thud and contacted security.
A hotel spokesman says the guest apparently fell from one of the upper floors. The downtown Dallas hotel's interior atrium has 18 stories.
Police are investigating the incident as an unexplained death. Further details weren't immediately available.
People who live within a mile of the smelly Bridgeton Landfill are being offered alternative housing until crews remove concrete pipe sections to get rid of the stench.
The Post Dispatch reports the program is voluntary and will be offered to residents living in Spanish Village, Terrisan Reste mobile home community and certain areas of the Carrollton Village Condominiums.
The landfill is offering to pay hotel lodging fees and taxes at an extended say hotel selected by Bridgeton Landfill officials.
The project is expected to last until June 14.
Workers at the gourmet sandwich chain Jimmy John’s plan to picket today in south city over what they say is unfair treatment and poor pay.
They plan to walk off their jobs at the Soulard location in the 16-hundred block of South Broadway later this morning.
Workers say they will strike for a $15 per hour wage floor and to take a stand against unfair retaliation targeting workers who are sticking together to speak out for better jobs.
Nationally, workers say during the past several months, managers required workers to publicly hold signs stating that they were incapable of making sandwiches fast enough or getting customers through the drive-thru quickly.
Inspired by fast-food workers in New York City and Chicago who walked off their jobs last month.
Pulaski Financial Corp. has filed for an "at-the-market" equity offering that will allow it to sell up to $10 million of its common stock.
The St Louis Business Journal reports the company plans to use the proceeds to contribute capital to its Pulaski Bank subsidiary, redeem outstanding shares of preferred stock, and to support growth with new bank branches and investigate potential acquisitions
A south St. Louis city service station was robbed Wednesday morning. KSDK-TV reports the two men, one armed with a gun, got away with cash.
St. Louis Police report they were notified of the crime at the BP convenience store at Grand and Connecticut around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday morning.
The clerk told police two men with dark clothes ordered the employee to hand over the cash before they fled the scene.
Investigators hope to get some answers from a St. Peters man as to why a young woman jumped out of the car he was driving.
KSDK-TV reports the Missouri Highway Patrol wants to know what motivated 23-year-old Julia Armstrong jumped from the car as it traveled eastbound on Interstate 70 just west of Zumbehl Road just before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Armstrong is recovering in the hospital.
The driver, 53-year-old James Anthony of St. Peters, was expected to be questioned.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Federal watchdogs say they're launching an effort to bolster labor-law compliance involving hand-harvested crops in Illinois and Missouri.
The U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division announced the initiative Tuesday. The intent is to safeguard agricultural workers against violations of fair labor, visa, migrant and seasonal agriculture worker, and sanitation laws.
The government says the effort focusing on growers, farm labor contractors, agricultural brokers and processors comes after earlier initiatives uncovered numerous compliance issues.
Ninety-eight investigations between the 2010 and 2012 fiscal years by the division's St. Louis district resulted in more than $100,000 in back wages for 228 employees. It also resulted in more than $80,000 in assessed civil penalties.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich says his audit of Brentwood city government revealed sloppy accounting and a lack of documentation at city hall. Schweich says those factors were behind his rating the St. louis County suburb as "poor."
The audit came about because of a citizen petition drive that began in 2011. Residents became concerned about the city's finances after former city administrator Chris Seemayer pleaded guilty to stealing $30,000 but continued to collect city benefits.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The former chief circuit judge in Madison County, Illinois says she's running for Congress.
Forty-eight year old Democrat Ann Callis announced her candidacy Tuesday for the state's 13th Congressional District seat now held by Rodney Davis. Davis is a Taylorville Republican who was narrowly elected to the House last November.
Callis has been a judge since 1995 and resigned last Friday from her 7 year role as the county's chief circuit judge.
The congressional district stretches across parts of central and southwestern Illinois.
A Davis campaign spokesman says that in the partisan-divided district, "it's no surprise that the Washington Democrats have been attempting to recruit candidates from the moment Congressman Davis was elected last fall." Andrew Flach adds that Davis looks forward to debating the issues against any eventual opponent.