Wentzville

Bill Jackson, of St. Louis, gives a thumbs up to drivers that wave or honk as United Auto Workers outside the GM Wentzville Assembly Center in Wentzville, Mo., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.
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Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 12:08 pm
By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — A tentative four-year contract with striking General Motors gives workers a mix of pay raises, lump-sum payments and an $11,000 signing bonus. In return, the contract allows GM to proceed with factory closures in Lordstown, Ohio, Warren, Michigan, and...
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Maria Keena
October 11, 2019 - 1:53 pm
(KMOX) — Despite high-level talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers this week, the strike is taking a toll on people's wallets. And as KMOX's Maria Keena learned, people who don't work for GM in Wentzville are also feeling the pinch — people like Brian McCoy, a truck driver who...
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Brad Choat
September 15, 2019 - 5:54 pm
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (KMOX/AP) - More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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July 10, 2019 - 4:09 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed a business incentive bill aimed in part at enticing General Motors to expand in the state. Parson signed the legislation Wednesday in his Capitol office. The measure authorizes up to $50 million of tax credits for General Motors to...
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GM plant in Wentzville
via General Motors
May 15, 2019 - 11:58 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday passed a package of new business tax breaks and scholarships backed by Gov. Mike Parson after a group of fellow Republicans opposed to parts of the bill ended a more than 27-hour filibuster in the Senate. At issue was legislation passed last...
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GM plant in Wentzville
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Michael Calhoun
May 02, 2019 - 1:25 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) -- General Motors is expected to meet with Missouri's Governor on Thursday. Does their agenda include discussion of a billion-dollar expansion of the Wentzville assembly plant? The meeting was first reported by the Post-Dispatch . GM has about 3,500 workers right now in St...
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Wentzville Police
February 09, 2019 - 2:31 pm
Prosecutors say Robert Burnette violently shook baby and put fingers down throat to stop his crying
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Bruce Pernell
Photo supplied/St. Charles Police Department
Tom Franklin
December 21, 2018 - 9:21 am
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) — A St. Louis man has been charged after he allegedly fired a gun at officers during a police chase that spanned from St. Charles to Wentzville. 30-year-old Bruce Pernell is charged with 1st degree Assault and Armed Criminal Action after Thursday morning's chase. Shortly...
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Crime scene
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Michael Calhoun
September 16, 2018 - 5:21 pm
Police say their investigation is ongoing, and it's too early to determine if charges will be filed against the driver.
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