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11 pm news

Weaver a winner as Cardinals upend Athletics

2016-08-26 23:50:00
Gyorko homers again to lead offense vs. Athletics in 3-1 win. Read Full Story ...

Creve Coeur hobby supplies salesman charged with stealing cash from customer payments

2016-08-26 23:35:00
Joshua Morgan Stroup, 30, of Herculaneum, confessed to stealing nearly $40,000 and told police he used the cash to pay for day-to-day expenses while he used his salary to pay attorney's fees for another case. Read Full Story ...

Chesterfield man charged with stealing $30,000 from Clayton employer

2016-08-26 23:00:00
James Vincent Guccione, 49, allegedly transferred a total of more than $30,000 from his employer's account to his account between March and June 2016. Read Full Story ...

10 pm news

At home: Winfield home adds barn siding, other special touches

2016-08-26 22:45:00
His flooring ? 100-plus-year-old hemlock barn siding from New York ? had to be trucked in on a flat bed, all 2,200 square feet of it. Read Full Story ...

In Odom they trust: New coach shakes up Mizzou's program

2016-08-26 22:40:00
Odom shakes up Mizzou's program with the past in mind, the future in sight. Read Full Story ...

Two St. Louis officers must pay $600,000 to man for excessive force in arrest

2016-08-26 22:30:00
Man sued four officers, federal jury in his favor against two of them Read Full Story ...

Weaver gets first win in 3-1 victory over Oakland

2016-08-26 22:30:00
Socolovich recalled from Memphis. Read Full Story ...

Rookie Reyes will start Saturday, replacing Leake

2016-08-26 22:24:00
Leake has been dealing with shingles, opening the way for the top prospect's first major-league start. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news

Pokemon Go players are asked to help clean up the trash left on Main Street St. Charles

2016-08-26 19:30:00
Adults and kids playing Pokemon Go loiter around Main Street St. Charles long past midnight, littering cigarette butts, cups and other trash in front of the local restaurants and small shops. Read Full Story ...

Wildwood's proposal to the EPA regarding Superfund site contamination: Just survey the whole thing

2016-08-26 19:15:00
Wildwood's mayor is hopeful a geophysical test, if the EPA decides to do one, would put the city's worries about its Superfund site to rest. Read Full Story ...

Judge calls for a swift reworking of Ferguson-Florissant school board elections

2016-08-26 19:00:00
On Monday he ruled that elections have precluded African Americans from fully participating in the electoral process. Read Full Story ...

6 pm news

Ballwin man charged with assaulting social worker while on supervised children's visit to McDonald's

2016-08-26 18:59:00
Thomas Dixon, 50, left the scene of the assault with his children but later turned himself into police and confessed. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news

TechShop opens for business in Cortex on Saturday

2016-08-26 17:31:00
Regular hours will be 9 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week Read Full Story ...

St. Peters joins list of cities restricting women servers with body-painted torsos

2016-08-26 17:28:00
Aldermen pass ordinance requiring "fully opaque" covering of the female breast except in areas zoned for adult book and video stores. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis County police group to sever ties with business manager

2016-08-26 17:26:00
Jeff Roorda remains the business manager for the the St. Louis Police Officers Association. Read Full Story ...

New law gives murderers convicted as juveniles the chance for parole

2016-08-26 17:00:00
Prisoners who are seeking their freedom must apply to the state parole board for a hearing. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news

Messenger: Out of necessity, a Catholic family brings "inclusion" to local school

2016-08-26 16:30:00
Out of necessity, a Catholic family brings "inclusion" to local school. Read Full Story ...

SIUE Alumnus Named to International Innovator?s List

2016-08-26 16:25:00

SIUE alumnus Kolawole Olatubosun is among a distinguished cohort of “impressive African thinkers” named to the Quartz Africa Innovators 2016 list.

Olatubosun, or Kola Tubosun, has gained international attention for his advocacy for and preservation of Yoruba, a language of his native country of Nigeria.

The writer and linguist earned a master’s in English, Teaching English as a Second Language specialization, from SIUE in 2012.

The complete list of innovators and details on Olatubosun’s successes can be found on



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Gyorko homer gives Cards early 2-1 lead

2016-08-26 16:13:00
Socolovich recalled from Memphis Read Full Story ...

3 pm news

New Koster ad, recast from old Koster ad, still claims credit for trial he didn't attend

2016-08-26 15:41:00
Post-Dispatch ad check. Read Full Story ...

After public defender dust-up, Nixon takes aim at commission

2016-08-26 15:34:00
Remake of public defender panel comes a day after governor won a key ruling saying he did not have to serve as a public defender Read Full Story ...

Cardinals recall Socolovich, option Tuivailala to Memphis

2016-08-26 15:13:00
The Cardinals recalled right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich from Memphis on Friday after optioning Sam Tuivailala to the minors after Thursday night's game. Read Full Story ...

Travel story showers STL with copious compliments

2016-08-26 15:00:00
Thrillist "apologizes" for tardiness in touting our town to travelers Read Full Story ...

1 pm news

Harris-Stowe reports largest incoming class

2016-08-26 13:30:00
It sees a 30-percent gain in freshmen and transfer students Read Full Story ...

Harris-Stowe reports its largest incoming class

2016-08-26 13:30:00
It sees a 30-percent gain in freshmen and transfer students Read Full Story ...

Arkansas school blocks helicopter parenting

2016-08-26 13:18:00
If you?re a parent racing to deliver your son?s forgotten algebra assignment to Catholic High School for Boys in Arkansas, Principal Steve Straessle has a little advice: Stop and turn around. Read Full Story ...

Former St. Louis middle school teacher charged with stealing students' field trip money

2016-08-26 13:15:00
Ex-principal's girlfriend was found fatally shot in her Central West End apartment in March. The principal's childhood friend was charged with killing her. Read Full Story ...

Lincoln County man, 48, charged with exposing self to young girls selling lemonade

2016-08-26 13:04:00
Victims in the O'Fallon, Mo., incident say he was naked inside his vehicle. Police say he also is believed to have been spotted naked outside two fitness centers. Read Full Story ...

Lincoln County man charged with exposing self to girls at O'Fallon, Mo., lemonade stand

2016-08-26 13:04:00
Victims say Craig Travis Moore was naked in his vehicle. Police say he also is believed to have been spotted nude outside two fitness centers. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

Lawyer for Maryland Heights commander says suspension "political"

2016-08-26 12:45:00
His client wants public hearing on the issues Read Full Story ...

Texas man charged with beheading wife after police visit

2016-08-26 12:40:00
Police had visited him just two hours before they got called again that he had killed his wife. Read Full Story ...

Hazelwood police officer undergoes surgeries, still critical after rollover crash

2016-08-26 12:00:00
The officer was flown from the scene. Read Full Story ...

11 am news

SIUE?s Arts & Issues 2016-17 Session Will Delight and Stimulate Audiences

2016-08-26 11:41:00

ChicagoDanceThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Arts & Issues 2016-17 season features six events spotlighting nationally recognized performers and speakers. The series opens with Chicago Dance Crash’s newest production “Evil & Good” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 in Dunham Hall Theater on campus. 

“Evil & Good” utilizes the company’s signature blend of concert dance and hip-hop. The explosive conceptual piece is inspired by the world’s constant struggle between angels and demons. SIUE XFest is also presenting the show, which is sponsored by Commerce Bank. 

“We’re excited about the upcoming season,” said Grant Andree, Arts & Issues director. “We think our audiences will be thoroughly entertained and informed with our series for this year.” 

Keep a look out for these remaining Arts & Issues shows: 

    For tickets, visit the Morris University Center Welcome Desk, visit or call 1-866-698-4253. 

    The Arts & Issues series brings artistic excellence to the SIUE campus through an eclectic blend of speakers and performers. For more than 32 years, SIUE’s Arts & Issues series has showcased some of the world’s finest artists. Each season, thought-provoking speakers inspire people of all ages and backgrounds. Thanks to the underwriting of SIUE, corporations, foundations and individual donors, tickets are often discounted as much as 50 percent. This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. 

    Arts & Issues is tied to the academic mission of the University and offers unique opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the community, to engage with performers and speakers through master classes and special sessions. 


Members of the dance company, Chicago Dance Crash, perform. 

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St. Louis man who punched man in wheelchair is fatally shot in back

2016-08-26 11:03:00
Michael Johnson, 39, died at a hospital Wednesday morning, two days after being shot. Read Full Story ...

10 am news

Hupp makes first court appearance, media kept out

2016-08-26 10:45:00
She stands accused of murder in what police say was a complicated plot to throw suspicion elsewhere in a different murder case. Read Full Story ...

Man fatally struck by van in Jefferson County identified

2016-08-26 10:45:00
Updated at 11:40 a.m. with identification of victim. Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Suicide note found in idling car where pedestrian died on St. Clair County highway

2016-08-26 09:01:00
The unidentified woman was dead in the westbound lanes of the highway at about 2:30 a.m., near milepost 18 in St. Clair County. Read Full Story ...

8 am news

Maine governor leaves obscene tirade on lawmaker's voicemail

2016-08-26 08:48:00
He told reporters he wished he could point a gun between the legislator's eyes. Read Full Story ...

An autistic child had a meltdown in a restaurant. Then, a customer sent the mom this note.

2016-08-26 08:45:00
Cynthia Tipton was having dinner with her family at Bandana?s in Rock Hill when she saw the look on her son?s face and knew what was coming. Read Full Story ...

SIUE Tabbed a Top 5 Research University on BizJournal List

2016-08-26 08:25:00

Jerry Weinberg, PhD, associate provost for research and dean of the SIUE Graduate School.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville ranks among the top 5 research universities in Missouri and Southern Illinois, according to the St. Louis Business Journal’s list of Largest Research Universities posted Friday, Aug. 19.

The rankings are based on research funding received in 2015, which totaled $34.38 million at SIUE. Also on the list are Washington University, University of Missouri-Columbia, SIU Carbondale and Saint Louis University.

“As a master’s granting institution, for SIUE to be recognized among the top doctoral research institutions in the region is a testament to our faculty’s commitment to being strong teachers and scholars,” said Jerry Weinberg, PhD, associate provost for research and dean of the SIUE Graduate School. “SIUE embraces the teacher-scholar philosophy. Teaching gives research a voice. It provides the motivation for learning and inspires the next generation of researchers.”

SIUE’s research funding supported scholarly works in health sciences, chemistry, biology, physics, computer sciences, electrical, mechanical and civil engineering, as well as education and biofuels.

Photo: Jerry Weinberg, PhD, associate provost for research and dean of the SIUE Graduate School.


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Illinois state plane makes emergency landing in field

2016-08-26 08:23:00
The pilot and his passenger were taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. Read Full Story ...

Steen could be ready to start season for Blues

2016-08-26 08:15:00
His attempt to play in the World Cup came up short but it was good news for the Blues Read Full Story ...

7 am news

Our new map lets you compare crime information across St. Louis neighborhoods

2016-08-26 07:45:00
The map gives a neighborhood-by-neighborhood look at overall crime totals, and tracks year-over-year changes for both violent and property crime. Read Full Story ...

Florida man survives lightning strike, spider, snake bites

2016-08-26 07:18:00
Maybe he should buy a lottery ticket? Read Full Story ...

'You're the Worst' is one of cable's most entertaining original comedies

2016-08-26 07:00:00
FXX comedy features the most self-absorbed characters since "Seinfeld." Read Full Story ...

5 am news

Man fatally struck by van on highway in Jefferson County

2016-08-26 05:53:00
Authorities haven't identified the man fatally struck Friday morning on Highway 30 in Jefferson County. He was hit by a van at about 5:15 a.m. Friday on eastbound Highway 30 near Lakenny Lane. Read Full Story ...

'Dr. Drew' show canceled days after his negative speculation about Hillary Clinton's health

2016-08-26 05:23:00
"What is going on with her health care? It's bizarre. I got to tell you," Dr. Drew said. Read Full Story ...

12 am news

It's official: IndyCar Series adds race at Gateway

2016-08-26 00:30:00
A week-long festival leading up to the Aug. 26, 2017 date also is in the plans Read Full Story ...

Mets capitalize on errors, Wainwright to stay in wild-card hunt

2016-08-26 00:20:00
Misplays are costly as Cards lose 10-6. Read Full Story ...

Frustrated Wainwright tagged with another loss

2016-08-26 00:20:00
Misplays are costly as Cards lose 10-6. Read Full Story ...

Bevo business leaders, residents seek taxing district to transform neighborhood

2016-08-26 00:15:00
South Grand Boulevard and The Grove serve as models for transformation Read Full Story ...

Auto thefts at historic low in St. Louis

2016-08-26 00:00:00
Tougher enforcement, technological innovations in cars have made it tougher for thieves. Read Full Story ...

Cardinals finally putting the 'home' in home run

2016-08-26 00:00:00
They hit eight home runs in their three-game series with the Mets Read Full Story ...

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