A bomb threat has forced the evacuation of an Afton business this afternoon.
Fox 2 reports that all employees at Kerry Ingredients were ordered out of the building around 1:30. The St. Louis County Police say the threat indicated the bomb would go off "within an hour and a half." Bomb squads are on the scene.
Drivers will soon need to the feed the parking meters in Downtown St. Louis on Saturdays.
The Parking Division announced that they will start enforcing expired meters on Saturday starting July 6. People will have to pay if they are parking between 8 AM and 7 PM. The change was unanimously approved by the City Commission on May 9. This makes parking enforcement consistent across the city.
Officers will issue warnings for the first two weekends in July before they start writing tickets on July 20.
A couple of job fairs coming up that offer unique part-time job opportunities.
Peabody Opera House and the Scottrade Center are looking to hire for the upcoming seasons. Positions available at either location include guest service host, student host, concierge, guest service supervisor and security.
The job fair will be held June 26 and July 10 from 3 PM to 7 PM.
More information is available at the Peabody Opera House and Scottrade Center websites.
Local leaders have put out the call to those in need and to those who can help.
Cool Down St. Louis and Ameren kicked off their annual summer program to keep St. Louisans safe from the deadly heat, delivering 240 air conditioners today to elderly and disabled residents, and pledging assistance to the elderly and disabled.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says donations are critical to the program's success, "It is important to note that eventually, all the funds will be exhausted this year. And remind you that 100 percent of proceeds, 100 percent of private donations that go to this, go directly to helping someone in need. There are no administrative costs that come out of our donations.
If you would like to donate a new or slightly used air conditioner, Vatterot Colleges are taking donated units and they will refurbish them if necessary. For more information go to CoolDownStLouis.org.