Too busy last week to stay up to date on all the news happening in and around St. Charles County? Not to worry. Patch has your back.
In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from the two North County Patch sites—Florissant Patch and Hazelwood Patch—over the last few days:
- A Ferguson man forced two women at gunpoint to perform sexual acts on two consecutive nights, Ferguson Police said.
- The St. Louis Mills mall was sold and changed its name.
- Hurricane Sandy Relief: How You Can Help.
- A Hazelwood man faces criminal charges for fleeing the scene after he crashed his truck into a home.
- QuikTrip in Hazelwood is moving across Howdershell Road with Gen 3 Model.
- Two men from Mississippi approached a woman in the Quick Trip gas station parking lot in Hazelwood and told they would sell her iPads only to give the woman wooden frames.
- Two Florissant men have been indicted on charges they and heroin for years.
- A man chased his ex-girlfriend with a box cutter, screaming that he would slash her throat Tuesday outside apartments in the 7400 block of Olian Drive in Hazelwood.
- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin held what an aide said would likely be the campaign's last campaign rally in St. Louis prior to the election.
- This week's Conversation Starter focused on the question of whether Irene last year and Sandy this year have persuaded you to give the question of climate change and global warning another look.
- Democrats are overwhelmingly confident that Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will be re-elected to a second term in Jefferson City. Meanwhile, Republicans Concerned About Spence For Governor Campaign.
- The National Retail Federation released its annual holiday shopping forecast. Americans are shopping earlier than ever, the survey shows, which could lead to a 4.1 percent increase in national sales.