Saint Louis

KBIA / Kristofor Husted

Voters are finding long lines around Missouri while turning out for an election that will reshape the state's political landscape. Missouri election officials had predicted record turnout even before voters began heading to the polls Tuesday.

In St. Louis, lines formed before dawn. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that some voters arrived an hour before the polls opened. Across the state, The Kansas City Star reports unusually long lines in some areas. Fifty-six-year-old Jim Duff says the line he encountered at a south Kansas City church is the longest he's ever experienced.

Cementland Draws Trespassers Despite Safety Concerns

Jul 15, 2015
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The future of City Museum founder Bob Cassilly's unfinished network of turrets, drawbridges and canals known as Cementland in north St. Louis is uncertain, but trespassers frequently venture out for a look.

Indictments First as Part of Feds' Effort in St. Louis

Jul 15, 2015
St. Louis Arch
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Federal prosecutors in St. Louis have indicted five men for two separate killings — the first indictments since the city's police chief reached out to the U.S. Attorney's office to help address the increase in violent crime.


The makeshift memorial that has marked the site of where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer in August now has been cleared out, and a permanent plaque will be placed nearby.

The St. Louis Zoo Association plans to purchase the site of the former Forest Park Hospital, which sits across Interstate 64 from the zoo.

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One of the key players in the effort to bring a China Hub to Lambert Airport now says that St. Louis has probably missed the opportunity.