Former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders left the federal courthouse in Kansas City on Friday after pleading guilty to federal corruption charges. Prosecutors say that he and longtime aide Calvin Williford misused funds from a series of campaign funds that Sanders controlled. Williford pleaded guilty in a hearing held earlier Friday.
For the first time in St. Louis Zoo history, a cheetah has given birth to eight cheetah cubs. The cubs, three males and five females, were born at the River’s Edge Cheetah Breeding Center on Nov. 26, 2017. Mother and cubs are doing well and will remain in their private, indoor maternity den behind the scenes at River’s Edge for the next several months.
Brittany Walker and relatives recount the St. Louis woman's alleged experience being sexually assaulted by a police officer. This edited version of a documentary produced by Brittany Walker's cousin, Matt Houchin, tells of the aftershocks that the alleged incident had on Walker and her family.
Firefighters battled a five alarm warehouse fire in the 3900 block of Park in St. Louis, Missouri on Wednesday. One civilian and one firefighter were transported to hospitals with non life-threatening injuries.
A truck pushed a car along a highway in St Louis, Missouri, for almost a minute on Tuesday, November 14. This video, filmed by onlooker Sanel Pilipovic, shows the incredible scene as the truck continues moving along Interstate-55 in St Louis, near the Arsenal Street exit, while the car is positioned at a right angle to its grill. Smoke can be seen rising. The local NBC affiliate 5 On Your Side cited police as saying that the truck driver claimed not to have noticed the car. Neither driver was ticketed, they said.
A vehicle drove into a crowd of protesters in St. Louis during a rally for Kiwi Herring, a black transgender woman who was killed by St. Louis police earlier this week. Police reported three suffered minor injuries from the vehicle. The driver was taken into custody.