Sara Machi,

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Recent articles by Sara:

'I was not surprised': South Grand leaders push for traffic enforcement after deadly hit and run

A driver ran a red light Friday night, hitting and killing a person in the crosswalk before leaving the scene. → Read More

Federal subpoenas link St. Louis city, county corruption investigations

Property registration documents also show Mohammed Almuttan as the owner of addresses listed in a city corruption case. He was a key witness in the city case. → Read More

'Gut-punch feeling in my stomach': Missouri woman talks about her tech support scam to prevent future victims

If you suspect you or a loved one has been the target of elder abuse, call 1-800-392-0210 or visit the Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services website. → Read More

Boy Scouts honor Veterans for Memorial Day with flags on gravesites

About 5,000 Boy Scouts participated in the flag placing. → Read More

'A network of motherhood': Formula shortage drives St. Louis milk donations

The Milk Bank says they've seen some patient categories increase by as much as 200% during the formula shortage. → Read More

"So difficult and so scary": Why an 11-year-old Metro East boy is tied up in the national formula shortage

Unlike many of the infants affected by the formula, Cash Broyles is expected to need the medical formula for years. → Read More

'We all get slammed': Rising temperatures drive up A/C calls

At least one installer said they're seeing fewer A/C unit thefts, likely due to technology. → Read More

'Our work does not stop': Hundreds gather to protest potential Supreme Court abortion decision following leak

The Alito draft prompted a huge response from advocates for abortion access. → Read More

St. Louis leaders lean on Airbnb to help stop downtown house parties in short term rentals

Videos show out-of-control crowds in spaces rented from sites like Airbnb, Vrbo, and Craigslist. → Read More

Marijuana growers in Cuba, MO, look at the industry on 420

Advocates look to expand legalization into recreational adult use. → Read More

Tornado watch brings back memories of October EF-3 for Farmington area

First responders were ready if severe weather struck the area on Wednesday. → Read More

3 St. Louis-area locals sentenced for roles in Capitol riot

William Merry, his niece Emily Hernandez and friend Paul Westover received sentences Monday morning for participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. → Read More

St. Louis prosecutors say new video contradicts officers' carjacking claims

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office has dropped charges and closed a controversial case: an alleged carjacking attempt of two St. Louis police officers. → Read More

What the actors and their real-life counterparts have to say about 'The Thing About Pam'

Russ Faria, Joel Schwartz and Leah (Askey) Chaney react to having their true crime story turned into an NBC miniseries on Pam Hupp, starring Renee Zellweger. → Read More

70% of St. Louis County residents have at least one COVID shot

Medical leaders say it's a milestone accomplishment, even as we settle into a future where COVID-19 is here to stay. → Read More

"We're scrambling": St. Louis small businesses report supply shortages this Valentine's Day

Local shops like Stems By Stacy and Crown Candy are hoping to get their needed supplies in time for the day of love. → Read More

St. Louis, Chicago lead US in flight cancellations Wednesday

St. Louis saw more than 150 flights affected totaling about 80% of the airport's overall traffic. → Read More

Among the first pandemic cancelations, St. Patrick's Day parades return to St. Louis

It's been two years since Dogtown was filled with St. Patrick's Day revelers, but this spring on March 17, organizers hope the streets will go green once again. → Read More

Employee shot at McDonald's in St. Louis County

The Normandy police chief said the worker is expected to survive. He called it a superficial wound. It happened at the Cool Valley location near I-70 and Florissant. → Read More

COVID testing pop-ups try to ease long lines during record caseloads

Testing lines stretched hours-long Monday as St. Louis records record caseloads after the holidays. → Read More