Burglaries, Tucanos, Powerball Win: March's Top 12 Headlines on St. Charles Patch

St. Charles Patch catches you up on the past month's headlines.

We know your lives are busy. You can't be glued to a computer screen all day, and it's possible that you might have missed some important local news or a great feature story. Here are the stories that made headlines in St. Charles in March:

  1. St. Charles Woman Killed in Three-Car Crash
    Jill E. Gunsten, 26, was pronounced dead at Mercy Hosptial in Creve Coeur just before 9 p.m.

  2. St. Charles Police said the boys, ages 9 and 10, made an audio recording of the individual in the bathroom.
  3. St. Charles Man Shot Dead in North County
    KSDK reports Kelvin Houston, 21, of St. Charles, was shot dead Saturday night.
  4. St. Charles Man $1 Million Richer After Powerball Win
    Jason Hughes won the second-level Powerball prize just four days before his 40th birthday.
  5. Man Confronts Burglar Rummaging Through Home
    Police say a St. Charles County man fled when the resident of the home approached him.
  6. Police: Drunk Man Broke into Church to Satisfy Ice Cream Craving
    Andrew Jung is accused of entering St. Peters Catholic Church March 8 and stealing ice cream. Police said he had ice cream on his face and clothes when he was arrested.
  7. Police Investigate Serious Crash on West Clay Saturday
    Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact St. Charles Police.
  8. St. Charles Man Faces Charges for Possessing Shotgun
    St. Charles Police said the man was convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm in 2000.
  9. Update: Woman Killed in Highway 364 Crash
    A 53-year-old woman died after she lost control on icy patch of the highway. Paramedics found the woman dead on the road about 30 feet from the vehicle. She appeared to have suffered severe head injuries.
  10. Home Burglarized While Homeowner Slept
    Timothy Frank Harris was charged with first-degree burglary. Police say he stole a credit card while the homeowner slept upstairs.

  11. A St. Charles County Sheriff's deputy reported the assaults were part of a 12-year abusive relationship.
  12. Tucanos Brazilian Grill to Open Feb. 13
    Restaurant is one of two expected to open in Streets of St. Charles this spring.


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