A Shiloh, Illnois man has been jailed after being accused of causing injuries that sent his 4-month-old son to the hospital. Prosecutors have charged Randall Penn with five counts of aggravated battery to a child and two counts of aggravated domestic battery. The infant's injuries aren't considered life-threatening.
A 3-year-old boy who was pulled from the bottom of a Chesterfield swimming pool is expected to make a full recovery. KSDK-TV reports that two teenage lifeguards rescued the boy at Chesterfield Municipal Pool on Saturday. Firefighters say pool-goers noticed the child at the bottom of the pool and yelled for help. The lifeguards then pulled the boy from the water and performed CPR.
Gas prices are falling again in the St. Louis area, down 8.1 cents per gallon in the past week. That's according to GasBuddy.com. The average gallon of gas is now going for $3.73 in St. Louis. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.68/g. The price of gas yesterday was 32.9 cents per gallon higher than on the same day last year.