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Teenager shot and killed outside of Roosevelt High School  KPLR 11 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Two teenagers have recently been shot outside of Roosevelt High School just a few days apart. They were shot on two separate occasions and ...

Residents surprised to learn of murder investigation next to neighborhood school  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a murder that happened Thursday in front of a south city ...

Mother demands answers after teen daughter shot and killed outside Roosevelt High School

Police found 16-year-old Kristina Curry dead on rear parking lot at Roosevelt high school, where she attended school. They said she had been shot several ...

Teen shot to death on parking lot of Roosevelt HS in Tower Grove East neighborhood is identified

Kristina Curry, 16, of the 3100 Block of Oregon Avenue, was found early Thursday on the rear parking lot at Roosevelt High School.

After dismal 2017 season, Roosevelt High School posts amazing turnaround  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Perseverance pays off for a local high school football team. At one point last year, Roosevelt High School only had one uniform -- a rules violation in ...

Roosevelt on the rise after years of struggle

Trey Porter went on a quest. He needed pads. The second-year football coach at Roosevelt High, Porter began preseason workouts with 50 players in his ...

16-year-old girl found shot to death in South City

A teenage girl was found fatally shot in south St. Louis early Thursday morning.

Betty Mae Lumley | Obituaries |  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Lumley, Betty Mae, died July 23, 2019, at the age of 94. She is survived by son Robert II (Diann); daughter Lauren Hanewinkel (Edward); son Carl (Shari); and ...

Nshimiyimana pushes Roosevelt to new heights with leadership skills

The Roosevelt boys soccer team was in need of a push.

Spotlight: 51 years later, the story of 3 Roosevelt High seniors murdered at Meramec River clubhouse  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Suspect in triple homicide later shot to death, as was hood tied to suspect's slaying.

Freshman sues St. Louis Public Schools for telling him to take online classes after suspension

ST. LOUIS • A freshman at Roosevelt High School is suing St. Louis Public Schools after the district suspended him from the school's Virtual Learning Center in ...

Old Picker's Cemetery

Children in part of South City have long exchanged stories of ghosts haunting Roosevelt High School. The school building is on the site of a former cemetery, ...

Porter reshapes Roosevelt one piece at a time

Trey Porter brought the country to South City. The new Roosevelt football coach, Porter conducted his first official preseason practice at the program's helm ...

Rest in peace, unless the cemetery closes | Post-Dispatch Archives

Sometimes, buried bodies can't rest in peace. As St. Louis grew, congregations formed new cemeteries, and sometimes had to move old ones. Roosevelt High ...

Roosevelt High School student charged after fight at school involving guns

A teacher secured the student and confiscated the gun, police said.

Two health clinics open in north St. Louis County high schools

Health clinics opened Monday at two high schools in north St. Louis County, following a trend of school-based care to address racial and geographic disparities ...

Suspended St. Louis student settles case after lost school year

Schools discipline students and put them in alternative education programs, which are often of different and lower quality, experts say.

School takes no action after student receives death threat  KSDK

One mom said a high school student made death threats against her daughter and she has the tape to prove it. And yet no one's doing anything. That desperate ...

Missouri Minority Coach Association sponsors coach seminar to tackle trauma affecting young athletes

ST. LOUIS — For the first time, the Missouri Minority Coaches Association sponsored a seminar that focused on trauma-informed training for coaches.

11 children fall victim to gun violence across St. Louis area this summer

ST. LOUIS ( --- A wave of gun violence across the St. Louis and Metro East area has left ten children, all under the age of 16, and a young mother ...

Decades after dropping out, another chance at a high school diploma – through St. Louis libraries  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'I (studied) on my lunch hour, came home and cooked dinner for my family and then shut the door and studied,' said Erin Fendler of south St. Louis County.

Former inmate and gang member speaks to students, encourages them to make better choices than he did

He's taking part in Better Family Life's St. Louis-Stand Up High school tour. He told his life story to students at Roosevelt High School.

Missouri budget numbers on plus side heading toward final weeks of fiscal year

JEFFERSON CITY — After lagging behind estimates for much of the year, state tax collections appear to be on track heading into the final month of the fiscal ...

Parents frustrated after SLPS baseball, softball programs reduced without notice

ST.LOUIS, Mo. ( St. Louis Public School parents say they were kept in the dark about the district's decision to scale back on their high school ...

One Roosevelt athlete helps pave new life for family

ST. LOUIS — When you look at the Roosevelt Roughriders starters on offense, you can't help but notice the big fella in the middle of them all, Alex Mugisha.

Obituary: Aaron Davis (6/11/19)  Standard-Democrat

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Aaron Davis, 26, died May 30, 2019, in St. Louis. Born Sept. 8, 1992, in St. Louis, son of Parnetha Buxton-Griffin and Steven Davis, ...

Teachers take field trips to learn about what students need in St. Louis workplaces

Behind-the-scenes look at area businesses gives educators information they can pass on to their students.

Impending closure of Beaumont High tells a larger story

When he started as a freshman, he didn't expect his senior year to start off this way: filing into a 2,250-seat auditorium for the back-to-school assembly, with no ...

Life at Jefferson Barracks: From before World War II to home at last

We scoured our archives to uncover a look at Jefferson Barracks from the early 20th century through WWII and beyond. Military members posted at Jefferson ...

Roosevelt High teacher's surgeries to remove keloids are going well  St. Louis American

St. Louis teacher Tony Perkins will undergo a third surgery in the coming weeks to remove more keloids.

Coverage of children who died in the St. Louis area in 2019

These are the local incidents of homicide or neglect involving children, based on Post-Dispatch reporting. This list doesn't include children killed in car accidents ...

Joanne Virginia Carbery, 76, St. Louis County  Leader Publications

Joanne Virginia Carbery, 76, of St. Louis County died July 12, 2019, at her home. Mrs. Carbery was a retired secretary for the state of Missouri and a homemaker ...

'My heart just sinks for him' | Video shows teen being robbed, carjacked at gunpoint

The carjacking happened at the carwash near Business 21 and 3rd Street, right around the corner from the Hillsboro Police Department.

Virtual Education Is Increasingly a Big Profit Center. But at What Cost to Students?  Riverfront Times

L.W. had just begun his freshman year at Roosevelt High School in September 2014 when he got into a fight with a group of seniors...

Fourth child in five days dies in gun violence in St. Louis

The latest victim is Myiesha Cannon, a 16-year-old girl fatally shot early Wednesday. The Sumner High School student would have started the 10th grade this ...

Days after turning 16, boy gunned down outside his grandmother's home in St. Louis County  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Robert Michael “R.J.” Dorsey, was shot about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of Vegas Drive, in south St. Louis County. He was pronounced dead at a ...

Virtual schools offer students another option, but questions persist

A bill allowing a virtual school option in Missouri is awaiting action from Gov. Jay Nixon.

Girl, 11, dies after being shot in head in St. Louis

UPDATED at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday with a third shooting this week. ST. LOUIS • For the third time in three days, a child has been fatally shot in St. Louis.

Obituaries, May 29, 2019  High Point Enterprise

Miriam Laura Bergt. COLFAX — Miriam Laura Bergt, asleep in Jesus at age 91, formerly of St. Louis, MO, and currently of Colfax, NC, died Sunday, May 26, ...

Boy, 10, killed in drive-by shooting while on porch with father in north St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Eddie Hill IV was the 10-year-old boy who was killed in a drive-by shooting on Friday night while on a porch with his father and other adults, ...

Boy, 15, dies after St. Louis shooting

A 15-year-old boy died Wednesday after he was shot in St. Louis' Kingsway East neighborhood Tuesday, marking the fifth child or teenager to die from gun ...

Truancy officers work with families, schools to get absent students back to class  St. Louis Public Radio

Charles Robinson's morning is already upended. With a rap on the wooden door of his small office, he learns the mother of a child in his caseload overdosed.

Andrew and Marchie' Bram celebrate 65 years of wedded bliss  Call Newspapers

Pictured above: The Brams on their wedding day 65 years ago. Andrew and Marchie' Bram. Andrew and Marchie' Bram celebrated their 65th wedding ...

Challengers push for change, target incumbent in race for president of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Three Democrats running for President of the St. Louis Board of Alderman appeared at a forum hosted by the St. Louis Press Club on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at ...

Past its time? Urban baseball struggles to make a comeback  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

(FIRST OF TWO PARTS). Nearly 45,000 fans filed into Busch Stadium on April 15, Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball. They watched the Cardinals, ...

SLPS settles with family of suspended student | Local News  St. Louis American

In a first-of-its-kind decision that could have implications for students across Missouri, a parent represented by the organization Legal Services of Eastern ...

A black man in a white lab coat  St. Louis American

Part of a year-long series, presented by The American and the Brown School at Washington University, about changing the narratives and outcomes of young ...

Missouri governor and mayors of St. Louis and Kansas City focus on relationships  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS • As Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, Kansas City Mayor Sly James and Mayor Lyda Krewson toured St. Louis on Friday, the discussions at each stop ...

On a drizzly Saturday in Bolivar, Missouri's new governor marks 100 days in office  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

BOLIVAR • Dressed in socks, a John Deere sweatshirt and blue jeans, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson gazed out of a window of his rural Polk County home Saturday ...

St. Louis Public Schools says it's owed $42 million from charter schools

The district's Special Administrative Board argues that the Missouri education department is violating the 1999 Desegregation Settlement Agreement in how it ...

Educators earn honors for excellence | Local News  St. Louis American

Eight area educators will receive general awards for excellence at the St. Louis American Foundation's Salute to Excellence in Education at America's Center on ...

School health clinics are growing in number in St. Louis region

School-based health clinics provide disease management care, physicals, immunizations, behavioral counseling, sexually transmitted infection screenings and ...

2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...

Once-lagging neighborhood schools now drive improvement at St. Louis Public Schools

Schools still trail the district's more elite magnet schools, but an infusion of support and greater oversight appear to be yielding results.

Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...

Kairos Academies wins sponsorship to open charter school in south St. Louis  St. Louis Public Radio

Two former Teach For America corps members will have a chance to bring a different model of public education to a part of south St. Louis they say is.

High lead levels found in drinking fountains at some St. Louis schools  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Preliminary results from tests conducted this summer have revealed lead contamination in water found in a number of buildings throughout St. Louis Public ...

Class 4A Belleville West Regional, first round: O'Fallon 46, Belleville East 44

Khalifah Muhammad of Belleville East takes a shot as Caleb Burton and Shaun Riley of O'Fallon defend during the Class 4A Collinsville Regional on Monday, ...

Facing continued enrollment declines, St. Louis Public Schools will close two more schools

Cote Brilliante and Langston will join the list of about 16 St. Louis Public schools that have closed since 2008.

Adam David “Coach” McCullough Jr., 93, of Festus  Leader Publications

Adam David “Coach” McCullough Jr., 93, of Festus died March 31, 2019, at Scenic Nursing and Rehabilitation in Herculaneum. Mr. McCullough was born Oct.

Chess in school keeps learners engaged | Guest columnists

Many have noted St. Louis' meteoric rise to international prominence in the game of chess. Visit the city's Central West End and you are more likely to bump into ...

A way back for Missouri teens who opt out of foster care?

Mynecia Taylor, 18, a senior at Roosevelt High School, calls her tutor to see if they can meet up for an ACT study session on Jan. 6, 2013, at her apartment at the ...

Otha Myles, MD joins DOORWAYS Board | People on the Move  St. Louis American

Otha Myles, M.D. joined the Board of Directors of DOORWAYS. Dr. Myles works as a medical specialist at St. Luke's LLC. He is also the founder, president, and ...

Audrey Hoch, 92  Grand Island Independent

Audrey B. Hoch, 92, of Grand Island, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society in Grand Island. Funeral *service* will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, ...

Thomas C. McKenna | Local Obituaries |

MUNSTER, IN – Thomas C. McKenna, 85, of Munster, passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Tom is survived by his wife of 60 years, Alice ...

SLPS teacher crowd-funding surgery to remove keloids  St. Louis American

Antony Perkins developed his first keloid at age nine. Keloids are raised, lumpy, overgrown scar tissue that appears after a cut, burn or other trauma to the skin ...

Vedad Ibisevic, Who Grew Up in St. Louis, Scores Bosnia's First-Ever World Cup Goal  Riverfront Times

Vedad Ibisevic, who attended Roosevelt High School and Saint Louis University, scored the first-ever FIFA World Cup goal for Bosnia-Herzegovina national ...

Remembering a hero: St. Louis pilot's WWII sacrifice to be honored  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Though they never met, Tony Foulds of Sheffield, England, has never forgotten 1st Lt. John Kriegshauser of St. Louis.

Justice Story: 'Die, my daughter, die!' An old-world 'honor killing' in modern St. Louis  New York Daily News

Like many teenagers, Tina Isa didn't listen to her parents. They lived in different worlds, in effect.

As Cherokee Street Faces Its Future, Crime Remains a Major Concern  Riverfront Times

You can tell how long someone has lived in the Cherokee neighborhood by how they pronounce the street name. Newcomers punch the first syllable (as...

Hoch, Audrey B. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Hoch, Audrey B. Oct 4, 1925 - Sep 13, 2018 Age 92 of Grand Island NE, died at Good Samaritan Society in Grand Island. Audrey was born in St. Louis.

Drake Westcott, junior, infielder, Edwardsville | Edwardsville High School

The power-hitting left-handed batter and Louisville commit led the Tigers in home runs (seven), RBI (34) and batting average (.510). The returning All-Metro ...

Movers & Shakers: Earnest Hart Jr.  Ladue News

Earnest Hart Jr., a four-time world-class martial arts champion, was just 22 years old when he won his first kickboxing title, in 1977.

Boy, 15, killed in Madison; two arrested after police standoff overnight

Updated at 5:20 p.m. with more information from police. MADISON — Police have two people in custody in connection with a teen's killing. Two teens and one ...

Bosnian community in St. Louis bursting with pride in anticipation of soccer game

ST. LOUIS • As hostess of the popular authentic Bosnian restaurant Grbic's, Erna Grbic said she rarely uses her native language and might seat 150 guests on ... |

Read the latest St. Louis high school sports, high school athlete stats, high school schedules, recruiting news, photos and video from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ...

Mother of murdered teen speaks out against violence; 'coping day-by-day'

Mother speaks out for the first time since her 19 year old son was murdered in the Shaw neighborhood in early December.

Vashon and Sumner Homecoming game | High Schools

The way the alumni tell it, the annual homecoming football game between Sumner and Vashon high schools has no rival.

Tower Grove residents rally to save school building

ST. LOUIS • A proposal to raze an 87-year-old elementary school in the Tower Grove East neighborhood is prompting some city elected leaders to remove St.

Jennings High School celebrates its in-house free medical clinic

The SPOT opened last year to provide medical and mental health services.

A life well lived: Stories from the first graduating class in celebration of its 50th reunion  UMSL Daily

By Bob Samples and Marisol Ramirez. A circuit judge, a social studies teacher, wife to a mayor, a scientist in an engineering lab and a man that sold Christmas ...

A senior year mostly lost for a Normandy honor student

WELLSTON • Cameron Hensley is an honors student at Normandy High School with plans for college. But this year his school quit offering honors courses.

The Loop Ten: 3-18-19 Press

Lori Loughlin, left, and Felicity Huffman are among at least 40 people indicted in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. Both were charged with ...

57 years later, former St. Louis woman recalls 'polite' Elvis

Kathy Orio was Roosevelt High freshman when she met 'The King.'

National Girls High School Rankings (Jan. 31): No Changes At The Top  FloWrestling

The national girls high school rankings for January 31 have been released, recognizing the top high school girl wrestlers in the nation. It is the second ranking of ...

Boys & Girls Clubs turns 50 | Black History  St. Louis American

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is celebrating a pivotal and significant milestone this 2017 – its 50th year of *service* to countless boys and ...

Murdered St. Louis woman was unintended target of gang violence, charges say

ST. LOUIS • A St. Louis gang member and suspected heroin dealer charged with murdering a woman in February told a witness she was not his intended target, ...

Remembering the Tinkers' protest, 50 years later

It's been 50 years since Des Moines students took a historic stand for free speech.

Missouri elementary schools have highest rate of suspending black children

Black elementary school children are more likely to be suspended in Missouri than in any state in the nation, according to a national report released Monday.

February 21 National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings  FloWrestling

The National Girls High School Rankings for February 21, 2018 have been released, recognizing the top high school girl wrestlers in the nation. It is the fourth ...

Teen charged with stabbing of Jennings high school basketball player

JENNINGS • An 18-year-old Jennings Senior High School student has been criminally charged after police say he stabbed one of the school's basketball ...

Brentwood High School student charged for having gun on school bus

Joshua Moreno, 18, of the 2100 block of Parkridge Ave., was charged Friday in St. Louis County Circuit Court with unlawful use of a weapon. In Missouri, it is a.

St. Louis aldermen pass resolution remembering Anthony Lamar Smith, angering police  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS • As the city continued to grapple with protests over the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen on Friday ...

The Loop Final Four Countdown: Best NCAA Players  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden stands with his former star centers, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar, left, and Bill Walton during a jersey retiring ceremony ...

Pacific Man Is Killed in Shoot-Out - With Police on I-55  The Missourian

An incident Monday afternoon that ultimately ended in the death of a man in a shoot-out with police began in Pacific.

The Loop Fantasy Football Flashback: Greatest Running Backs of the Century  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A countdown of the NFL's greatest fantasy football performances by running backs over the past 100 years.

Miller Career ready for another run at state

The Miller Career girls basketball team enters the state semifinals this weekend hoping the third time is the charm.

Family, friends mourn two Liberian teens who drowned in Meramec  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS • Mark Thompson remembers Henry Manu and Samuel Neal debating who was a better basketball player, LeBron James or Stephen Curry.

Portell comes up big, leads St. Pius X back to state

Kaylee Portell couldn't help but flex after she showed off her arm.

Life Story: Florine “Flo” Penrod, 77, of Pevely  Leader Publications

The way Flo Penrod, a “tiny fierce redhead,” lived her life was a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, her family members say.

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