Despite early reports of shots fired and broken glass at Kirkwood High School police are now saying that broken light bulbs are cause for the scare. Reports say vandals may have been the cause or possibly simply a box of light bulbs falling to the ground. School to resume at 9 am.
Early report below
Long-time St. Louis newsman Larry Conners is taking his age discrimination claims against his former employer to court. Conners, 66, is suing KMOV-TV for $50,000, alleging that younger and less-experienced employees got better assignments and treatment.
The veteran broadcaster had filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint after he was fired in May.
His dismissal came about a week after he posted controversial comments to Facebook. Conners had suggested he may have been targeted by the IRS after a 2012 interview with President Barack Obama.
KMOV general manager Mark Pimentel told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the station will "vigorously defend" itself against Connors' claims.
And you might be noticing that your mail is arriving a bit later in the day.
The Post-Dispatch reporting that some people are not getting their mail until as late as 9PM. That is the holiday crunch--the service has seen a 43-percent increase in volume this month.
The Postal Service has hired 145 employees locally to ease the burden, but many are still learning the ropes.
The 17-year-old New Zealand songwriter who took the world by storm this year, is coming to St. Louis next year.
Lorde announced that she will visit St. Louis on March 20 as part of her North American tour. Her single "Royals" remained on the Billboard charts for nine weeks.
Tickets for her St. Louis show go on sale December 20 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be $45 and $35.
A St. Charles man is in custody, connected to the sexual assault of a young relative.
Prosecutors have charged Jonathon Gregg with statutory sodomy and child molestation. Court documents say that between June and August of this year, Gregg targeted a nine-year-old girl.
He is held on $25,000 bail.