Thursday, April 7, 2011
It happened late Thursday afternoon on South Big Bend Boulevard.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Nate Birt
Thursday, April 7, 2011
A man stole an undisclosed amount of money from a Richmond Heights bank on Thursday afternoon before fleeing the scene, a police sergeant said. "The suspect came into the bank, went to the teller window, handed the teller a note" demanding money, said Sgt. Doug Schaeffler of the Richmond Heights Police Department. It happened at U.S. Bank, 1400 S. Big Bend Blvd. He told the teller he had a weapon. The teller handed him the money, and he ran from the bank on foot heading west. No one was hurt, Schaeffler said. One other customer was in the bank at the time. Schaeffler said he didn't know how many staff members were in the building at the time. The suspect never displayed a weapon, and Schaeffler said he could not disclose the type of weapon…
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Microgrid Energy received assistance from Express Scripts on the project.
A Clayton-based company recently helped install more than 100 solar panels at a Missouri Botanical Garden facility, a news release states. Microgrid Energy installed the 25-kilowatt array on the roof of the Commerce Bank Center for Science Education. The 110-panel system covers roughly 3,000 square feet and is expected to last for 30 years. It can be seen from Interstate 44 near Kingshighway. The Garden had been wanting solar panels for the building's roof for some time but was not able to afford the project, Microgrid Chief Executive Rick Hunter stated in an e-mail. "Microgrid proposed utilizing a unique partnership model that we had been developing, whereby a corporate sponsor could purchase the system on behalf of the Garden, utilize …
Monday, December 20, 2010
On the heels of the protest, Bank of America states it will work with the South St. Louis family on its request for a modified mortgage.
Bank of America has pledged to work with a South St. Louis family whose home-loan situation prompted a protest and subsequent arrests outside of a bank branch Dec. 20 in Clayton. In a news release, the bank said the loan of Mary Boehm and her husband is not in foreclosure. If the family is turned down for the U.S. government's Home Affordable Modification Program—the bank stated that the family is using less than 31 percent of its gross income toward mortgage, insurance and tax payments, which doesn't meet the necessary threshold for the program—the bank would review other modification options, according to the release. "Once started, the foreclosure process takes some time to complete," the release stated. "There is no immediate …