Friday, May 3, 2013
Lori Knight called Lindenwood University Wednesday and told an operator her brother planned to bomb the campus that evening, but did not give her name or her brother's name, St. Charles Police said.
A Lindenwood University student phoned in a bomb threat because she wasn’t ready for class that evening, St. Charles Police said. Lori Knight, 38, of the 5500 block of Lansdowne Avenue in South St. Louis, was charged Thursday with making a terrorist threat. St. Charles Police said Knight called Lindenwood University’s St. Charles campus Wednesday with a blocked telephone number and told an operator that her brother planned to bomb the university that evening. St. Charles Police determined there was no credible threat to students. The university’s telecommunications department contacted Charter Phone Company and retrieved the blocked telephone number, according to court records. The number matched Knight’s telephone number on her student …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Debate at Lindenwood University touched on healthcare, Syria, budget cuts.
Missouri's three Republican candidates for U.S. Senate squared off Monday night in what was expected to be a contentious debate at J. Scheidegger Center on the campus of Lindenwood University. The debate came days after St. Louis businessman John Brunner took aim at former Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman and U.S. Congressman Todd Akin in an attack ad which criticized Steelman's votes in the state senate in support of bonds and Akin's votes on earmarks. However, the candidates refrained from attacking one another for much of the debate, which was moderated by 97.1's Jamie Allman. The three agreed on many issues ranging from the need to gradually increase the age of eligibility for social security to the need to completely repeal the …
Crowds turned out in droves for the Lindenwood University hosted Republican Senate Debate.
Voters both decided and undecided in the race for the Republican Senate nomination swarmed Lindenwood University Monday night to hear Todd Akin, Sarah Steelman and John Brunner debate the issues. The three candidates are vying for the GOP senate nomination in an effort to oust Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill. The debate, hosted by FM NewsTalk 97.1, brought out Republicans from across the St. Louis area. Lindenwood organizers said 1,100 people came out to hear the candidates speak. Patch caught up with some locals who attended the debate, from campaigners to undecided voters.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
KSDK reports police arrested a man in Lindenwood University's women's bathroom.
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Friday, October 28, 2011
A member of the St. Louis Ghost Hunters Society and Director of Lindenwood University Housing both share ghost stories just in time for Halloween.
In the immortal words of Ray Parker, Jr. (crooning the theme song from the movie Ghostbusters), "I ain't 'fraid of no ghost." We may not confess to being afraid, but many people would admit to being fascinated by ghosts. To go along with our Halloween video, Patch provides this roundup of metro St. Louis ghost stories. Maryland Heights The story behind how Creve Coeur got its name is pretty haunting, although no one knows whether there's an actual ghost lurking around. The city's website shares this tale: Legend has it that an Indian princess fell in love with a French fur trapper, but the love was not returned. According to the story, she then jumped from a ledge overlooking Creve Coeur Lake; the lake then formed itself into a broken …
Friday, April 1, 2011
Several higher education institutions have opened campuses in Maryland Heights to capitalize on its qualities.
Cities become vibrant and alive by drawing people from various walks of life into their commercial core. Educational institutions are a part of that puzzle for Maryland Heights. Many St. Louis area higher education institutions have set up shop in the city to capitalize on the Maryland Heights’ resources. Wayne Oldroyd, Maryland Heights’ planning director, said the city is a good place for educational institutions because of the availability of space and the access to road systems in the area. Maryland Heights’ higher education institutions have 4,000 students enrolled and more than 600 people employed as support staff, Oldroyd said. “When you attract people like students, they tend to use the area for shopping,” Oldoyd said. “When you …