Major Case Squad Activated In Double Murder In North County

Vinita Park, MO  (KTRS)  The Major Case Squad is investigating a double murder in Vinita Park. Investigators say officers responded to a shooting in the 2100 block of Penfield  around 1 a.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, officers found  a 35-year-old, black female and a 45-year-old, black male, dead. The names of the victim’s haven’t been released. Investigators…

Frozen Food Company Recalls Pork, Chicken Products

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota frozen food and packing company is recalling more than 212,000 pounds of ready-to-eat pork and chicken products that contain vegetables that might be contaminated with salmonella and listeria. The Agriculture Department said in a release issued Friday that Buddy’s Kitchen Inc. of Burnsville produced the products between Oct…

St. Louis Restored Prairie in Bloom but Faces Threats

ST. LOUIS, MO (AP) — A restored St. Louis prairie of native grasses and flowers is in bloom, but the nature reserve’s conservation is threatened by inaction and invasive plants. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that biologists discovered the 25-acre prairie hidden at Calvary Cemetery in the 1990s, protected from agricultural development. Erin Shank is an urban…