St. Louis County Proposes Abortion-Related Travel and Child Care Fund | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge Ruben Hemmer Missouri’s abortion ban is a “major public health crisis,” according to County Executive Sam Page. A new proposal would allow St. Louis County to use $1 million in American Bailout funds to help boost abortion access. On Wednesday, County Executive Sam Page voiced support for a proposal spearheaded by County … Read more

Garbage overflows from St. Louis dumpsters and people are angry | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge BENJAMIN SIMON Mattresses are stacked in this Princeton Heights alley. St. Louis has a lot of garbage and it stinks. The containers are overflowing. Broken furniture, garbage bags, and mattresses litter the alleys. And the residents are furious about it. “This is the worst garbage service I have seen in the 31 … Read more

St. Louis Band Boreal Hills’ New Ep Will Make Them Rich, Or Not | Music News and Interviews | Saint Louis

click to enlarge THROUGH KARL FRANK Charles Frank. Somehow music found Karl Frank. He doesn’t know how. He grew up in Martinsburg, Missouri, a town of 300, a place too small for pizza delivery, too small for a traffic light, and definitely too small for any kind of music scene. No one in his family … Read more

After Roe, St. Louis LGBTQ Community Fears Losing Their Rights | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge THEO WELLNESS After the Supreme Court struck down Roe vs. WadePrideFest took on a new importance for some. Friday’s Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe vs. Wade has left Amileia Ladd and others in St. Louis’s LGBTQ community fearing their rights are threatened. “Right now, it’s really scary living here and being … Read more

Story of alleged St. Louis child killer contradicted in court | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge St. Louis County Circuit Attorney’s Office Live Stream This week, a jury will decide whether Dawan Ferguson (centre) is guilty of child abuse and killing his nine-year-old son Christian in 2003. The second day of testimony in the trial of the St. Louis man accused of killing his disabled son saw a … Read more

Missouri man accused of filming child porn gets six years | Missouri News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge US District Court Thomas F. Eagleton. A St. Peters man was sentenced to six years in prison today after pleading guilty to filming himself having sex with a 14-year-old boy in Franklin County. Twenty-seven-year-old Donovan P. Walker met the victim on Tinder in April 2020. According to a statement from the United … Read more

St. Louis County Prosecutor Won’t Enforce Missouri’s Abortion Ban | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge DANNY WICENTOWSKI St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell, pictured in 2019. Moments after the Supreme Court struck down Roe vs. Wade, elected officials in several Republican states (including Missouri) were quick to criminalize most abortions. Some progressive prosecutors were quick to say they don’t give a damn, including St. Louis County Prosecutor … Read more

Popular ice cream store reopens in Illinois | Food and Drink News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge Courtesy of Michele Goldsmith Purple Hibiscus is one of Polynesian Breeze’s most popular slush treats. Shaved Polynesian Breeze (5620 Old Collinsville Road, Fairview Heights, Illinois; 618-691-1485) it temporarily closed in 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, trying to survive the uncertainty that the virus brought to many businesses, and remained closed in … Read more

St. Louis Mayor Supports Abortion Fund Bill, Legal Troubles Could Arise | St. Louis Subway News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge Monica Obradović At a news conference Monday, Mayor Jones told reporters that she hopes the city will be sued if the bill passes and becomes law. St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones on Monday voiced her support for a new St. Louis Board of Aldermen bill that would use American Bailout money to … Read more

Amtrak train derails and overturns after collision in Missouri | Missouri News | Saint Louis

The train he was traveling on derailed en route to Iowa near Mendon Missouri pic.twitter.com/YndSEEXkto — Dax McDonald (@cloudmarooned) June 27, 2022 An Amtrak passenger train derailed in rural Mendon, Missouri this afternoon after reportedly colliding with a dump truck that was blocking the train tracks. The accident occurred around 12:42 pm today, and the … Read more