St. Charles County

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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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(Photos courtesy of St. Charles County authorities)
June 05, 2019 - 2:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - During a press conference Wednedsay, the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney charged 61-year-old Earl Webster Cox with first-degree murder, kidnapping and sodomy in the abduction, and rape in the 1993 case of 9-year-old Angie Housman. Housman was abducted in November 1993 as...
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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
May 29, 2019 - 2:14 am
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) - County Councilman Joe Cronin says he tried the herbal supplement Kratom recently out of curiosity and wound up building a backyard paver wall without any of his typical shoulder pain. That anecdote was offered Tuesday, as council members considered banning the substance...
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kratom capsules
Alex Degman
May 07, 2019 - 10:00 pm
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) — They don't know much about it, but St. Charles County officials are moving to ban an opioid-like substance that's currently available legally. Kratom comes from a tropical evergreen tree native to southeast Asia. It triggers the same receptors in your brain that an opioid...
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