Officials with Republic Services say the smell at Bridgeton will get worse before it gets better.
Monday's rain pushed back the start of work to remove sections of concrete pipe in the landfill. Engineers say the pipe removal will make the ground in and around the landfill safer, but the smell will be worse while work is underway.
The project was initially supposed to be completed on April 30, but with rain forecast through Thursday, it is still unclear when work will get underway. Contractors and company officials will meet midweek to discuss a starting date.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are advising parents to keep their teenagers from loitering in downtown St. Louis after two dozen people, mostly juveniles, were arrested over the weekend.
Twenty juveniles and four adults are facing charges after police received complaints Saturday night that large groups of young people were blocking traffic and sidewalks in the area around Broadway and Market.
The juveniles were charged with disturbing the peace. The adults were charged with peace disturbance and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The federal Social Security Administration now says that its investigators were not able to read an electronic list of concealed gun permit holders from Missouri.
In an email Monday, a spokesman for the federal agency says it distributed incorrect information last week when it said the disk was read before it was destroyed. The agency's retraction came after Missouri Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer held a news conference Monday recounting what he had been told about the disk by the agency's inspector general.
The miscommunication highlights the confusion about an issue that has been a growing concern among Republican lawmakers. They fear gun owners' privacy rights were violated when the Missouri State Highway Patrol provided the list of permit holders to a federal investigator.
After 30 years, Dierdorf & Harts restaurant is closing its doors at West Port Plaza May 18th.
Despite high praise for West Ports Plaza's new management team, Dierdorf & Hart owner Lou Garesche tells KTRS news the upscale eatery will close its doors for good.
Gareshe says the decision was a personal one. "The restaurant takes more and more of my time and I couldn't make the emotional and physical comittment to continue forward."
Garashe does not plan to retire but will explore other ventures. In an email to customers, the staff says they will honor all gift certificates and discounts. vb ktrs news.
West Port Plaza is run by Bob O'Loughlin and his Lodging Hospitality Management group who is also renovating Union Station and the Airport Marriott.