A Fenton man is dead after being struck by a pick-up truck along Highway 141 yesterday afternoon.
Police say 35 year old Matthew Griesheimer had been crossing the highway near the Gravois Bluffs Shopping Center around 1 p.m. when he was hit.
Griesheimer was taken to St. Anthony's Hospital, but later died.
Southbound 141 was closed for about two hours following the accident.
For the eleventh year in-a-row, St. Louis Children's Hospital appears on US News & World Report's list of the best pediatric hospitals in the country.
Children's came in at the sixth spot and was one of only ten hospitals that made the honor roll. The rankings were compiled by assigning rankings to ten medical specialties--Children's was in the top 25 in all ten categories.
The highest ranked specialty for St. Louis Children's Hospital was Neurology and Neurosurgery.
St. Louis County Prosecutors believe they have the man responsible for a series of armed robberies in North County this year in custody.
20-year-old Joshua Crosby faces several charges for the break in that started in February. Crosby allegedly robbed a Dollar General in North County then robbed a woman behind the store. Police connected Crosby to the crime using evidence from a series of other street crimes in the area.
Crosby was arrested in late February.
DUTCHTOWN, Mo. (AP) - Residents of tiny Dutchtown can breathe easier.
Rising floodwaters threatened the southeast Missouri town for the second time this spring, prompting vigorous sandbagging. The Mississippi River crested last week, and now the waters are receding.
The Southeast Missourian reports that on Monday, two state highways that run through the town of just over 90 residents, Missouri 74 and Missouri 25, reopened. Both had been closed about a week due to backwater flooding from what's known as the Diversion Channel.
Dutchtown frequently floods and residents there have been seeking a government buyout.