Sunday, April 14, 2013
The Missouri Highway Patrol admitted releasing the names of concealed weapon permit holders to the Social Security Administration in what the government said was a law enforcement investigation. Do you agree?
The Missouri Highway Patrol admitted last week that it released the names of at least 163,000 concealed weapon permit holders to a federal agent investigating disability fraud, according to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a variety of other media outlets. The news has people buzzing on every side of the gun control debate. Locally, Republican Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones of Eureka told the newspaper he was "very concerned that this may be a back-door attempt to create the Eric Holder gun registry." The concealed weapon registry is not open to the public and Missouri law says it's a misdemeanor to disclose information about the people who hold permits. Missouri State Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, was cited on Wednesday in …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The 46-year-old man lost control of the car due to a medical condition, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.
A Florissant man was seriously injured in a car accident Thursday morning around 5:40 a.m., according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Alton L. Thomas, 46, was traveling southbound on I-270 in his 1998 Honda Acccord when police say he lost control of the vehicle due to a medical condition. The car veered off the right side of the roadway and struck the guardrail, police said. Thomas was taken to a to Mercy Hospital and his vehicle was towed.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Ira Henry and the driver of the other car are taken to DePaul Health Center for their injuries.
A Florissant man received moderate injuries after being involved in a rollover crash on Interstate 270, near Lindbergh Thursday. Ira Henry, 33, of Florissant, had driven around a car that entered his lane and hit a Ford F-150 truck in the process, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol report. Both cars rolled over following the collision. Henry as well as the driver of the Ford truck were taken to DePaul Hospital with moderate injuries. Both drivers wore seat belts, according to the report.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
The two were taken to DePaul Health Center after a rear-end accident last week.
A Florissant woman and child received minor injuries in a car crash on Highway 180, west of Fee Fee Road, Wednesday evening. Eboni Brown, 23 of Florissant, and a seven-year-old boy were traveling in a 2008 Kia Spectra, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol report. A car in front of them had slowed for emergency vehicles, and Brown didn’t notice and struck the back of the other car. Both were taken to DePaul Health Center for treatment of minor injuries. Brown was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, but the child was, the report said.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
No traffic fatalities, assaults or property damage crimes were reported to the St. Louis County Police Department related to the 2012 “Ride of the Century” annual motorcycle activities.
When the Streetfighterz motorcycle group—known for doing stunts while traveling on highways—came to St. Louis for its annual Ride of the Century, hundreds of bikers from across the country rolled into town on Saturday. Missouri Department of Transportation officials and area police officers stepped up patrols, and drivers took pictures of the ride at various points. In fact, the Missouri Highway Patrol used road blocks to stop hundreds of the group's bikers from traveling on certain highways over the weekend. As many as 1,700 motorcycle riders were estimated to be convening in St. Louis for this event. St. Louis County Police Department's spokesperson and officer Randy Vaughn released on Monday afternoon the final enforcement numbers …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Joel Herr hit a man and caused minor injuries earlier this week.
A Florissant man was involved in a car crash on Interstate 70, just east of Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Wednesday. Joel Herr, 26 of Florissant, drove a 2007 International Truck Tractor when he struck the side of a 1993 Honda Civic on the highway while changing lanes, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol report. The other driver, Christopher Cook of St. Charles, was taken to St. Joseph’s East Hospital for minor injuries. Both drivers wore seat belts during the accident, the report said.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
A 14-year-old boy sustained serious injuries after hitting an embankment.
Last Tuesday, a 14-year-old Florissant teen suffered serious injuries last week in an accident in Phelps County. Zacery Stanfill was riding a 2009 Honda 500 ATV last Tuesday afternoon when he hit an embankment. It ejected him from the machine and caused serious injuries, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol report. Stanfill was taken to Children’s Hospital.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Daniel Meredith suffered minor injuries last Wednesday.
A Florissant man received minor injuries early Wednesday morning in a car accident on Interstate 44 west. Daniel Meredith, 24 of Florissant, struck the rear of a tractor-trailer and ran off the road into a cable barrier, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol report. Meredith was taken to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, according to the report.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Colleen Huggins was struck by a car, which took off after hitting her.
A Florissant women suffered moderate injuries in a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 70, just west of Interstate 270 Tuesday. Colleen Huggins traveled on I-70 when a Jeep Laredo tried to merge into her lane, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol report. She attempted to swerve into another lane and then hit her brakes and spun clockwise. The Jeep hit her car and then left the scene. She was taken to Depaul Hospital. The report indicates she did not have a seat belt on at the time of the accident.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Adrianne Crews, 32, suffers injuries from a car accident on Friday.
A Florissant woman suffered moderate injuries in a car crash Friday evening on Interstate 70. A St. Peters man, who was driving above the speed limit, changed lanes as a Ford 150 truck, driven by Florissant resident Adrianne Crews, slowed down for traffic. The man’s car, a 2001 Ford Windstar van, struck the back of the truck and caused it to overturn, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol report. Crews suffered moderate injuries and was taken to DePaul Medical Center. Both drivers wore seat belts at the time of the accident, according to the report.