Metro-East News

Don’t miss this: Feds investigate East St. Louis, Memorial gets a partner, Columbia residents deal with murder-suicide


Don’t miss these top stories Wednesday on

▪ Federal investigators have summoned East St. Louis City Treasurer Charlotte Moore in relation to an investigation into towing fees. She’ll appear before a grand jury Sept. 22.

▪ Changes continue with metro-east hospitals. The state health board on Tuesday approved plans to link Belleville-based Memorial Hospital in Belleville with BJC HealthCare in St. Louis.

▪ Residents of Columbia continue to try to come to grips with a murder-suicide that happened in the street of a residential neighborhood. Read the latest about the case here.

▪ The St. Louis Cardinals extended their National League Central Division lead Tuesday night to 4 1/2 games with a lopsided victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Click here to read about how the game unfolded.