St. Charles County

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Brian Kelly
August 14, 2019 - 4:39 pm
ST. CHARLES, MO (KMOX) A program that has been saving and changing the lives of heroin users in St. Charles County has just passed its second anniversary. And it all started with a t-shirt. As the number of overdoses was rising two years ago, St. Charles County Ambulance District Paramedic Lisa...
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Pamela Hupp's mugshot after alleged suicide attempt with ink pen.
(Police photo) KMOX
August 12, 2019 - 4:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A St. Charles County woman who admits killing one person — and has been suspected of two other murders — is sentenced to life without parole. Pam Hupp was in court today, and KMOX's Kevin Killeen was there. Hupp looked thinner, gray-haired and humbled ... sitting silent in an...
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July 29, 2019 - 12:39 pm
ST. CHARLES CO. (KMOX/AP) updated Tuesday p.m. — The man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase in St. Charles County last night has been charged. Elijah Moore was one of several suspects in a standoff in New Melle following a home invasion and assault on an officer in Wright City earlier...
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NT Home Builders
Michael Calhoun
July 18, 2019 - 12:49 am
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) -- To the delight of a large crowd, St. Charles County planning and zoning commissioners Wednesday rejected the lay-out for a subdivision in the Missouri Bluffs area. One public speaker urged: "We don't want trees taken down. Save the trees! The trees are the most important thing...
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Flooding in Portage des Sioux
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Alex Degman
July 14, 2019 - 5:30 pm
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) -- FEMA crews are out this week in St. Charles, Lincoln and Pike counties talking to residents affected by flooding. Disaster survivor assistance teams are going door to door looking for people who've experienced flood damage. "We want to speak with people face to face to learn...
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WEST ALTON, MISSOURI- JUNE 01: Floodwater from the Mississippi River rises up around homes on June 1, 2019 in West Alton, Illinois. The middle-section of the country has been experiencing major flooding since mid-March especially along the Missouri, Arkansas, and Mississippi Rivers. Towns along the Mississippi River have been experiencing the longest stretch of major flooding from the river in nearly a century. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
July 10, 2019 - 9:01 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — It's going to take up to $50 million to repair local levees on the Mississippi River after near historic flooding this year, that's just a drop in the bucket compared to what it's going to take to repair the levee systems along the Missouri River west of St. Louis and the...
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Kevin Killeen
June 24, 2019 - 6:33 pm
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) -- The man accused of killing young Angie Housman could be in the St. Charles County jail by Friday. Earl W. Cox was charged earlier this month in the 1993 kidnapping, rape and murder of the nine-year-old girl from St. Ann. Related: St. Charles Police file new charges for 1993...
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June 08, 2019 - 12:21 pm
St. Charles County, MO (KMOX) - Portage des Sioux and West Alton residents are waiting for the Mississippi to crest so the cleanup can begin. Captain Chris Hunt, Director of St. Charles County's Regional Emergency Management tells KMOX Radio about half the area's residents have left since levees...
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MIAMI, FL - MAY 10: In this photo illustration, capsules of the drug Kratom are seen on May 10, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The herbal supplement is a psychoactive drug derived from the leaves of the kratom plant and it's been reported that people are using the supplement to get high and some states are banning the supplement. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Michael Calhoun
June 06, 2019 - 2:28 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — Kratom is becoming a controversial substance in these parts. Now, St. Louis County Council members are wondering if they need to ban the herbal supplement from Asia or at least decide on rules for its sale. "A year ago, we started talking about this with one of our...
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