Week in Review: Gun Brought to Mall, Alcohol-Soaked Underwear and Water Main Break Causes Lindbergh Shutdown

We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on the two North St. Louis County Patch sites—Florissant Patch and Hazelwood Patch.

Too busy last week to stay up to date on all the news happening in and around North St. Louis County? Not to worry. Patch has your back.

In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from the two North County Patchsites—Florissant Patch and Hazelwood Patch—over the last few days:

  • A 17-year-old St. Louis man faces a criminal charge after he carried a concealed handgun into a store at St. Louis Outlet Mall.
  • A man was arrested by Lambert-St. Louis International Airport security agents after he broke into a closed Pasta House restaurant, leaving his alcohol-soaked underwear.
  • A Florissant couple delivered the first baby born at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coueur during the new year.
  • An eight hour lane closure on north and southbound Lindbergh was caused by a water main break.
  • A Florissant man robbed a North County resident at gunpoint, taking an Xbox game system and cash Friday
  • The Hazelwood Police Departments participated in Verizon’s Project Hopeline program, which donated cellular phones to domestic violence and stalking victims and survivors.
  • The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a rate increase request by Ameren UE that will add $10 to the average bill. Laclede Gas is also asking the commission to let it raise rates on its customers.
  • A man snuck into a neighbor’s home on Hazelcrest Drive Dec. 10 and then stole an SUV belonging to the neighbor.
  • Florissant Mayor Thomas P. Schneider offered his gratitude to several local organizations and community membersfor making an annual senior event a hit.


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