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St. Charles police seek 'armed and dangerous' Montgomery County officer

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St. Charles police are searching for a Montgomery County, Missouri, officer accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend and releasing nude images of her.

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St. Louis, St. Charles County take aim at pothole backlog

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St. Louis streets officials say a concentrated effort last week reduced the city’s big backlog of potholes. Meanwhile, St. Charles County’s executive is proposing a $20 million plan to tackle potholes and other pressing road maintenance needs.

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St. Charles County judge opts for life term instead of death sentence for ex-sheriff's deputy

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A St. Charles County judge has ordered a former Dent County sheriff’s deputy to serve the rest of his life in prison for a 2011 murder.

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County Executive Ehlmann Proposing $20 Million To Fix Potholes Throughout St. Charles County

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St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann today announced he is proposing an aggressive initiative to fix potholes throughout the county, including the replacement of more than 10,000 slabs of concrete and miles of asphalt roadways.

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Thousands without power throughout St. Louis region; weekend weather looks brighter

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More than 9,000 Ameren customers in the bistate area were without power Wednesday night as scattered storms were rolling through the area.

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Disc Golf

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St. Charles County Parks have disc golf courses to enjoy the popular sport.

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Nearly 1 in 5 Missouri GOP lawmakers belongs to far-right Facebook groups, study says

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“The findings show how deeply the far-right has penetrated state politics,” says Devin Burghart, executive director of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights.

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St. Charles County Parks Opens New 3.5-Mile Portion of Dardenne Creek Blueway

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St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann couldn’t wait to go out in the boat yesterday. It was a trip he’d been waiting for years to take on what is now the completed first phase of the Dardenne Creek Blueway.

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St. Charles County Parks Opens New 3.5-Mile Portion of Dardenne Creek Blueway

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St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann couldn’t wait to go out in the boat yesterday. It was a trip he’d been waiting for years to take on what is now the completed first phase of the Dardenne Creek Blueway.

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Potholes rattling your car? Curious about construction? Ask the Road Crew, 1 p.m.

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Christian Hospital paramedic dies after collapsing under equipment in St. Charles gym

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A Christian Hospital Emergency Medical Services paramedic died during an early morning workout at a gym in St. Charles, police said.

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Man who fatally shot wife in St. Peters hospital has also died

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John Robey, 94, was able to carry a gun into his wife’s hospital room because Barnes-Jewish St. Peters does not use metal detectors, police said.

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Active case of tuberculosis diagnosed in St. Charles middle school

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Someone at Hollenbeck Middle School in St. Charles has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis, health officials said, noting there is no cause for concern.

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Meet the Falcon: AI-powered license plate readers multiply as police tool in St. Louis suburbs

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A traffic surveillance tool has been described as a ‘game changer’ by St. Louis area police, but has critics.

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May 23, 2022 | Upcoming COVID Vaccination Events

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St. Charles County offers free and convenient vaccinations to eligible individuals for all authorized COVID-19 vaccines. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome in some cases. Call 636-949-1899 to schedule appointments or for more info.

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Meet the Falcon: AI-powered license readers multiply as police tool in St. Louis suburbs

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A traffic surveillance tool has been described as a ‘game changer’ by St. Louis area police, but has critics.

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Police: 94-year-old fatally shoots wife, injures himself at St. Peters hospital

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A 94-year-old man fatally shot his 93-year-old wife and then shot himself in a hospital room here on Sunday, police said.

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Cleanup underway in aftermath of eight tornadoes that hit St. Louis region

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Cleanup was underway Friday from a storm system that spawned eight tornadoes throughout the St. Louis area, downing trees, flooding roads and disrupting power.

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Wentzville School Board bans another library book for sexual content

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The Wentzville School Board banned a book from its library over sexual content on Thursday. In January, the board banned “The Bluest Eye” but later reversed it.

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Investigative Services Bureau

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The Investigative Services Bureau is commanded by a Captain, who reports directly to the Chief of Police. Investigative Services has two primary responsibilities. One is to coordinate and manage the Department’s assets in a manner that will assist and support the Operations Services in accomplishing the Department’s Mission. Second, Investigative Services provides support to Patrol Operations by managing and coordinating the Investigations Division, Evidence Services and the Office of Professional Responsibility.

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Wentzville School Board to vote on banning another book for sexual content

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In January, the Wentzville School Board banned Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye” but reversed its decision a month later. Now it’s slated to vote on banning another book.

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Wentzville School Board again bans library book for sexual content

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In January, the Wentzville School Board banned Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye” but reversed its decision a month later. Now it’s slated to vote on banning another book.

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Schnucks workers approve new union contract

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Schnucks union leaders said they just secured the best new contract in union history. It was approved by union members in a vote Wednesday.

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Schnucks workers approve new union contract

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Schnucks union leaders said they just secured the best new contract in union history. It was approved by union members in a vote Wednesday.

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Searchers recover body of man who fell from canoe into Missouri River

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Caleb Gage of Ballwin drowned after his canoe capsized near a low-water dam by Howell Island Conservation Area.

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School Resource Officers

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School Resource Officers are frequently asked to assist with other issues such as suicide intervention, drugs, gangs, family crisis situations, and school related matters to name a few.

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Public Information Officer

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Media Relations
Public relations with the community and media outlets are coordinated through our Public Information Officer, Lt. Thomas Wilkison. Additionally, social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter, are monitored by the Public Information Officer. The Public Information Officer can be contacted at 636-255-6125.

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Office of Professional Responsibility

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The Office of Professional Responsibility performs several critical functions of the Department including administrative investigations as well as performs as the Departments human resources liaison.

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Confused about highway construction? Read the Road Crew's answers

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Confused about highway construction? Ask the Road Crew

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Trio charged in rash of vehicle break-ins in St. Louis and St. Charles counties

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Three males have been charged in a rash of vehicle break-ins that took place in St. Louis and St. Charles County on one night in February.

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Ballwin-area man still missing days after his canoe capsized in the Missouri River

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A search will continue on Wednesday for a man from the Ballwin area who went missing in the Missouri River on Sunday when his canoe capsized.

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Holleman: 'Battle of St. Louis' getting big museum treatment this weekend in St. Peters

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A new museum exhibit in St. Charles highlights the Battle of Fort San Carlos, also known as the Battle of St. Louis.

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Augusta winery investor steps down, taps sons to lead $100M plan

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David Hoffmann and his wife will still serve as advisors for the Augusta project, which calls for a hotel, 12-hole golf course and other amenities.

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'He was gone': 32 years after teen vanished, St. Louis police tap genetic forensics to solve case

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Montgomery County teen Tymon Emily, 17, vanished around 1990. A break in the case wouldn’t come for three decades, when forensic genealogists got involved.

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Missing man who fell from canoe had no life jacket, clung to seat cushion on Missouri River

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Two best friends were in a canoe that capsized about 8:15 p.m. One man wore a life jacket and it to shore. His friend had no lifejacket and is still missing.

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‘The kids deserve it’: Mizzou players team up with collective to capitalize on their name, image

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Mizzou players are among college athletes teaming up with business collectives to capitalize on their name, image and likeness under new NCAA rules.

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Effort underway in St. Charles County to expand services for homeless

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St. Charles Mayor Dan Borgmeyer hopes a combination of private donations and state or federal grants, and possibly local tax money, could fund a new facility that would provide shelter, job training and other services for homeless people.

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Missouri Senate sends new congressional map to governor, ends session early

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An extraordinary series of events unfolded Thursday, allowing an acrimonious, monthslong debate to come to an end.

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Congressional map debate in limbo in Missouri Senate

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Unless lawmakers act by Friday, three federal judges will take over the task of redrawing the state’s eight congressional districts.

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Messenger: St. Charles tries to keep Big Muddy dreams alive for the next generation

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St. Charles mayor negotiating to bring National Steamboat Museum to site along Missouri River.

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Lindenwood U. to pay $1.65 million to settle claim online classes 'subpar'

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Attorneys asked a federal judge to approve a $1.65 million settlement between Lindenwood University and a class action group of students.

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Confused about highway construction? Read the Road Crew's answers

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Confused about highway construction? Ask the Road Crew, 1 p.m. today

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Prepare for lane closures on eastbound lanes of Blanchette Memorial Bridge

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Take it slow: Deck sealing will begin on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 across the Blanchette Memorial Bridge linking St. Louis and St. Charles counties.

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Ousted carpenters chief decries ‘hostile takeover’ of St. Louis union

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Al Bond’s answer, filed last week in a federal lawsuit, is his first public defense since carpenters union officials suddenly dissolved the St. Louis council.

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Networking Using LinkedIn (virtual or in-person)

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Event date: June 3, 2022
Event Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Description:
Statistics indicate the majority of jobs are never publicly advertised. In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of how to network, create your own brand to promote yourself, informational interviewing, and an overview of how social media has impacted networking.

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Virtual Resume Tips

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Event date: June 2, 2022
Event Time: 09:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Description:
Learn the basics of putting together your professional resume. This lecture-style workshop will teach you how to write your own winning resume. Bring a current resume if you have one.

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