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Past articles by Susan:

Rain and high water cause change at St. Charles Riverfest

Family-friendly carnival will move to parking lot near Frontier Park → Read More

O'Fallon, Mo., man jumps from back of ambulance, then dies after struggle with police

As the officers attempted to calm the man down, he lost consciousness and his heart stopped, police said. → Read More

Baby boom at St. Charles fire house is just in time for Father's Day

Three firefighters have just had babies, another is due this summer. → Read More

Offers pouring in to help St. Charles girl, 6, whose free library was stolen

ST. CHARLES • Offers of book donations have been pouring in for a 6-year-old girl whose project to start a free library in her neighborhood ended abruptly when someone stole the library. Beka Short said she has been surprised by the support from the community for her daughter Reese. "Everybody's been really sweet and really nice, and she's definitely felt the the love," Short said. "I think it's… → Read More

6-year-old's free library is stolen from porch of her St. Charles home

ST. CHARLES • A 6-year-old's project to start a free library in her neighborhood ended abruptly when someone apparently stole the library. Beka Short said her daughter Reese has been working on the project for the past few months. Friends and neighbors can take books from the library to keep or return or add books to share with their neighbors. Since her daughter launched the library at their… → Read More

10 arrested for senior prank at Wentzville high school will not be charged

The students have to do community service for the school and pay to replace the trees → Read More

St. Charles County paramedic files suit after same-sex partner denied medical benefits

Andrew Bone, 32, and Christopher Bone, 30, were married in California → Read More

Vehicle hits bicyclist in St. Louis, critically injuring man

The man, who has not been identified by police, was taken to a hospital. → Read More

Pacific woman gets 5-year sentence for crash that killed off-duty firefighter

Jael M. Clem, 40, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter → Read More

St. Peters man abused boy in dispute over drinking Mountain Dew at night, police said

The boy, 10, suffered injuries to his chest and ears after the suspect grew angry because the boy drank some Mountain Dew, police said. → Read More

Jurors recommend 30-year sentence in St. Charles County HIV case

A judge will impose a sentence July 13. → Read More

Jurors begin deliberating sentence in St. Charles County HIV case

Michael L. Johnson, 23, could get a maximum of life in prison. → Read More

St. Charles County jury finds man guilty of exposing one man to HIV, attempting to expose others

Michael Johnson, 23, was a wrestler at Lindenwood Universit. → Read More

St. Charles County jury begins deliberating in case of nan accused of infecting others with HIV

Michael Johnson, 23, was a wrestler at Lindenwood University → Read More

Trial begins for former Lindenwood student accused of infecting partners with HIV

Nurse, health official say they repeatedly counseled Michael Johnson about his HIV status → Read More

Warren County deputies investigating fatal train-pedestrian accident

WARREN COUNTY • Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed by a train early Wednesday. A train conductor spotted the man's remains about 5:20 a.m. between the Wright City and Stringtown rail crossings, police said. The man, who is approximately 50 years old, apparently had been hit by an earlier train. Two trains went through the area overnight, said Warren… → Read More

St. Peters man charged in attack on jogger had extensive history of sex crimes

Dennis Michael Conlin Jr. posed as dead girl online, asked young girls to expose themselves → Read More

Lincoln County woman runs down, kills boyfriend with her SUV

Paulette Eaker said she saw her boyfriend crawling back to his car but didn't stop to help → Read More

St. Peters woman, 77, with Alzheimer's still missing a week after alert is issued

Police realized she was missing when they went to notify her of her son's death → Read More

Warren County man, 54, charged with sexually assaulting 6-year-old girl

WARREN COUNTY • A 54-year-old man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl who lived in his neighborhood, police say. Eugene O'Neil Haggard Jr., of the 12,000 block of Mystic Drive, was charged with first-degree statutory sodomy. According to police, the girl's family befriended Haggard, and the sexual assault happened April 19 at his home. Haggard has not yet been picked up… → Read More