Missouri official investigates day care ‘fight club’ claims
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri’s attorney general is launching his own investigation of a St. Louis day care center where two workers were accused of facilitating a “fight club” among small ...
St. Louis merger group: Plan would save millions in taxes
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nonprofit behind an effort to merge the city of St. Louis with St. Louis County says the consolidation would save the region’s taxpayers nearly $5 billion in the first ...
Muslim groups critical of aldermanic president’s comments
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Council on American-Islam Relations in Missouri is demanding an apology from St. Louis’ aldermanic board president for comments he made about his March primary ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Belden Inc. (BDC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $43.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the St. Louis-based company said it had profit of 87 cents. ...
O’Reilly’s overtime goal lifts Blues past Maple Leafs 3-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In the beginning of the season, the St. Louis Blues were finding ways to lose games. Now, they’re managing to pull out wins.
Ryan O’Reilly scored 34 seconds into ...
Keystone restarts pipeline after repairing Missouri leak
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A segment of the Keystone pipeline that was shut down in early February when a leak was discovered in Missouri is now back in service.
Terry Cunha of ...
Missouri bill would require free tampons in prisons
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Women in Missouri prisons could get free access to tampons and sanitary napkins under a bill moving through the state House.
House members in a Tuesday voice ...
Deputy disciplined for smearing mud on surveillance camera
IMPERIAL, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis-area sheriff says a deputy has been disciplined for using mud to cover a private home’s outdoor surveillance camera.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports ...
St. Louis regional goal: No homeless vets by Veterans Day
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis-area leaders have set an ambitious goal in addressing homelessness among veterans: All should have a stable place to live by Veterans Day in November.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are investigating after a man was found dead in a hospital bathroom.
The St. Louis ...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri utility is planning to spend more than $4 million over five years to encourage the construction of more charging stations for electric cars statewide.
The Missouri Public Service Commission recently approved Ameren Missouri’s pilot program to offer ...
Isabell scores 23 to carry Saint Louis over La Salle 62-49
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tramaine Isabell had a season-high 23 points plus 10 rebounds as Saint Louis defeated La Salle 62-49 on Saturday.
Javon Bess had 14 points for Saint Louis (17-9, 8-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Jordan Goodwin added 10 points and eight rebounds. Hasahn French had 10 rebounds ...
St. Louis de-escalation program draws praise across US
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis nonprofit is drawing praise from across the country for its de-escalation program, which has prevented gun violence by confronting feuds using trained mediators, involving loved ones and even moving individuals out of the state to avoid conflict.
Better Family ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a white former St. Louis police officer whose acquittal in the death of a black suspect set off weeks of protests.
The former officer, Jason Stockley, accused investigators of intentionally disregarding and lying about ...
Attorney seeks to quash subpoena seeking Hawley’s testimony
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley’s attorney is asking a court to quash a subpoena against the former Missouri attorney general in a lawsuit over an open records dispute.
In motions filed Thursday, Attorney Lowell Pearson argued Hawley shouldn’t be deposed because he is a ...
Ameren announces $6.3 billion grid improvement project
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri’s largest utility company plans to spend $6.3 billion on grid improvements over the next five years.
Ameren Missouri filed its plan with the Missouri Public Service Commission on Thursday. The highlights include installing 800,000 “smart meters” through 2023 as ...
Missouri photo exhibit honors the state’s black farmers
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — June Davis Richardson was raising a family in St. Louis by the time Torsten Kjellstrand began making his regular trips to the Bootheel to photograph her parents. Kjellstrand was a master’s candidate at the Missouri School of Journalism in the early ’90s, and for his capstone ...
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Patients with rare form of Alzheimer’s participate in study
ST. LOUIS (AP) — They lovingly call each other X-Men, named after the comic book team of mutant superheroes.
They have a rare genetic form of Alzheimer’s disease that makes up just 1 percent of cases. It strikes early — in their 30s and 40s — and decimates families.
Those with the ...
St. Louis man indicted in December post office robbery
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 38-year-old St. Louis man is facing federal indictment for allegedly robbing a post office.
Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced the indictment of Dywane Upchurch on three felony counts. It wasn’t immediately clear if Upchurch had an attorney.
The crime ...
HAZELWOOD, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis-area authorities are investigating how a man’s body was delivered to a recycling center.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State and federal law enforcement officials are expanding an effort to fight violent crime to two more Missouri cities.
After introducing the effort last month in St. Louis, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Tim Garrison, U.S. attorney for the Western ...
Plane lands, intentionally, in river near Gateway Arch
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A small airplane splashing down in the Mississippi River near the Gateway Arch set off a brief panic, but it turned out it was just the manufacturer showing off its capabilities.
The same plane that caused a big commotion Wednesday made a return river landing Thursday ...
St. Louis police officer charged with civil rights violation
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer has been charged in federal court with a misdemeanor civil rights violation.
The charge was filed Wednesday against Officer Kenneth Grooms II. Court documents say “while acting under color of law, willfully deprived ‘John Doe’ of the right, ...
Missouri sheriff apologizes after deputy used mud on camera
IMPERIAL, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis-area sheriff’s department has apologized after a deputy used mud to cover a private home’s outdoor surveillance camera.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department posted the apology Wednesday night on Facebook and said an internal investigation is under ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The man running for re-election as president of the St. Louis Board of Alderman wants to stop state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed from running against him because of her name.
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ST LOUIS (AP) _ Arch Coal Inc. (ARCH) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $86.1 million.
The St. Louis-based company said it had profit of $4.44 per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment ...
ST LOUIS (AP) _ Ameren Corp. (AEE) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $68 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the St. Louis-based company said it had profit of 28 cents.
The results missed Wall Street expectations. ...
Judge tosses lawsuit over St. Louis police ‘exclusion list’
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by a St. Louis police union that sought to block names of the more than two dozen officers placed on an “exclusion list” by the city’s top prosecutor over credibility concerns.
Diamondbacks open spring training with pitching questions
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks will spend spring training trying to find a way to fill the void left after slugging first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was traded to St. Louis this offseason.
Filling Goldschmidt’s cleats was not the only question the Diamondbacks faced as ...
Missouri agency says work ongoing to find cause of oil leak
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says crews are still working to clean up and identify the cause of an oil pipeline leak in suburban St. Louis.
Agency spokesman Brian Quinn said contractors for the pipeline company, TransCanada Corp., were assessing ...
St. Louis man died from carbon monoxide at Moberly airport
MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) — The Randolph County Coroner says one of three men who were exposed to carbon monoxide at the Moberly airport has died.
Coroner Don Barrett said Wednesday that his office was told that 29-year-old Arron Herring, of St. Louis, died Saturday in Columbia.
Barrett said ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former alderman from a small eastern Missouri town has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for embezzling $187,000 of public money.
Blues run winning streak to 7 games, beat Devils 8-3
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz knew he would score again. He just didn’t expect it would take so long.
Schwartz got his first goal in 23 games — a span of 73 shots — on a night when no St. Louis player had trouble finding the net.
Alex Pietrangelo and Ivan Barbashev each scored ...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sen. Josh Hawley has been subpoenaed to answer questions about his handling of Missouri’s open records law while he was the state’s attorney general.
The Cole County Circuit Court issued the subpoena Monday as part of a lawsuit against Gov. Mike Parson’s ...
Leader of drug trafficking conspiracy pleads guilty
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the suburban St. Louis leader of a drug trafficking conspiracy has pleaded guilty to drug crimes and use of firearms resulting in death.
Dionne Lamont Gatling of St. Charles pleaded guilty Tuesday and is expected to face 27 years in prison at ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting that left two dead in St. Louis.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri man has pleaded guilty in a carjacking and a home invasion in which an accomplice was killed.
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Ferguson, Missouri, city manager resigns after 3 years
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The man who took over as Ferguson’s city manager while the St. Louis suburb was still in turmoil after Michael Brown’s death has resigned.
Mayor James Knowles III said in a statement Monday that De’Carlon Seewood’s resignation is effective March 1. Seewood is a ...
Grand jury indicts man in religious supply store attack
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County grand jury has returned a 17-count indictment against a man suspected of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supply store.
The indictment filed Wednesday mirrors charges prosecutors
Judge recuses himself in St. Louis police shooting case
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge is stepping away from the case of a police officer accused of killing a female colleague while playing a variation of Russian roulette.
Circuit Judge David Roither on Friday recused himself following a motion from the attorney for Officer Nathaniel ...
Firefighters ditch ambulance to rescue patient on icy road
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — Firefighters in suburban St. Louis gave up on using an ambulance after roads became dangerously icy and instead used a stretcher to walk a patient about a mile to ...
Reviews mixed of bill that would expand charter schools
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some parents are praising legislation that would expand charter schools in Missouri, while administrators for traditional public schools are raising concerns that they will drain resources.
Republican Rep. Rebecca Roeber, of Lee’s Summit, has introduced a
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pat Maroon gave his team a spark the last time it faced Nashville when he fought Austin Watson 2 seconds into the game that snapped the Blues’ five-game losing streak to the Predators. Therefore, he didn’t hesitate to try and see history repeat itself when Cody McLeod challenged ...
Board of trustees fires Lindenwood University president
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Michael Shonrock has been fired as president of Lindenwood University’s flagship campus in suburban St. Louis.
Shonrock’s attorney confirmed Friday to
Man charged in St. Louis wreck that killed 3 children
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 25-year-old man who was allegedly drunk and driving a vehicle that he knew had mechanical problems has been charged in the deaths of three children who were killed in a wreck in 2017.
Eric O’Neal Williams was charged Wednesday with three counts of involuntary ...
Healthy Wainwright optimistic heading into season for Cards
ST. LOUIS (AP) — At 37, Adam Wainwright remains confident in his ability to still be effective on the mound for the Cardinals.
Wainwright made just eight starts in an injury-plagued 2018 season, giving up 12 earned runs on 22 hits in 22 1-3 innings. He still struck out 25 and walked just ...
Man found guilty in fatal shooting of St. Louis officer
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Jurors found a man guilty Friday of fatally shooting a St. Louis County police officer in 2016 after he talked on social media and in text messages about wanting to die in a “suicide by cop” ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — TransCanada Corp. believes its Keystone pipeline is likely the source of an oil leak near St. Louis that Missouri officials have estimated at 1,800 gallons (6,814 liters), a spokesman for the company said Friday.
Sections of both the Keystone pipeline and ...