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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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Margaret Goss | Free  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Margaret Marian Goss was born July 8, 1944, in Bethany Hospital, Wyandotte, Kansas, to Dr. Rufus and Mrs. Grace Crozier. She passed from this life into ...

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 ...

Nshimiyimana pushes Roosevelt to new heights with leadership skills

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

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to visit St. Louis on Friday  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Missouri Governor Mike Parson will spend Friday in St. Louis. He will join St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Kansas City Mayor Sly James touring ...

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 ...

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.

In-school clinic at Roosevelt High in St. Louis gets good marks

The first full-time school clinic in the area opened this year and is operated by the Mercy health care system.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Roosevelt High School student charged after fight at school involving guns

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

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.

Roosevelt HS experience the reality of drunken driving

Valuable lesson learned at Roosevelt HS today through the mock accident: drinking & driving has deadly consequences.

Howard William Mumm  Times Newspapers

Mumm, Howard William passed away Friday, March 22, 2019.

16-year-old arrested for making bomb threat at Washington High School  KPLR 11 St. Louis

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. - A 16-year-old was taken into custody Tuesday for allegedly making a bomb threat against Washington High School. The threat was ...

Battle boys roll over Roosevelt 76-62  Columbia Daily Tribune

Justin Boyd was 20-for-87 from 3-point range this season ahead of Friday's matchup between the Battle High School boys basketball team and Roosevelt High ...

University City High School students honor Parkland shooting victims  KPLR 11 St. Louis

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. - Today marks one year since a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 students and ...

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...

Cougars Host Holiday Tournament Dec. 26-28 | South County Times  Times Newspapers

Despite a 2-4 start, Affton High School Coach Jay Laue envisions a brighter new year for his boys basketball squad.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

St. Charles West 55, St. Charles 54 | St. Charles High School

St. Charles West's Trent Champagne (10) puts up a shot against St. Charles, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at St. Charles High School in St. Charles, Mo. Michael ...

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 ...

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.

KCMO Mayor James asks Gov. Parson for help with Pre-K funding  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

ST. LOUIS – Missouri Governor Mike Parson spent Friday in St. Louis along with Kansas City Mayor Sly James and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson to tour ...

Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Drake Westcott, junior, infielder, Edwardsville

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

To get students' minds in check, more schools are trying chess

New program for football players in urban high schools is latest in an explosion of programs in St. Louis area schools.

Vigil for Warrenton High School student killed in accident  KPLR 11 St. Louis

WARRENTON, Mo. – Family, friends, and classmates will honor a Warrenton teen killed in a car accident. Seventeen-year-old Megan Gross died while she was ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Chess in school keeps learners engaged

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 ...

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 ...

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Legends of Winter Classic championship: Cardinal Ritter 58, Soldan 55

Luther Burden of Cardinal Ritter goes up for a shot against Elijah Bishop of Soldan in the Legends of Winter Classic championship on Sunday, December 30, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

Parkway West Showdown: Liberty (Wentzville) 65, Lafayette 49 | Lafayette High School

Lafayette senior Trey Griffey (42) puts up a shot against the defense of Liberty junior Jayce Catchings (32) and senior Jarring McKeithen (20) during the first ...

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.

Edwardsville, Triad take aim on advancing past dual sectionals

The Edwardsville High wrestling team has won eight consecutive Southwestern Conference championships and eight successive Class 3A regional titles.

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, ...

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...

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.

It’s been 5 days since a 5th grader died after a classroom fight. Her father still hasn’t been told what happened  KPLR 11 St. Louis

The father of a South Carolina fifth-grader who died last week after a fight at her elementary school is demanding answers over his daughter's death. |

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 ...

Robert E. Warfel, 69, Arnold  Leader Publications

Robert E. Warfel, 69, of Arnold died Sept. 23, 2018, in Arnold. Mr. Warfel was a CNC operator with Intertherm/Nordyne. A graduate of Roosevelt High School and ...

Salute Kacy Seals: 'It all boils down to our kids'  St. Louis American

Years ago, Kacy Seals remembers an acquaintance laughed at her when she said she wanted to be the principal of her alma mater, Central Visual and ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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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.

Will $50 prompt a family to save for college?

Early-start college savings programs aim to prompt low-income parents to save.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

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

Dr. Allen Hahn, 1933-2018  Columbia Daily Tribune

Dr. Allen W. Hahn, 84, of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. Celebration of Life services will be held at First ...

Tower Grove residents rally to save school building

District might tear down Shenandoah Elementary School, a Spanish revival building near Tower Grove Park.

Remembering the Tinkers' protest, 50 years later

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

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 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 ...

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.

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.

Bond-Allen, Tami LaChelle | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Tami LaChelle Bond-Allen, 32, of Moline Acres, MO formerly of Decatur passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016.

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.

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.

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 ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

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