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11 pm news

Plan to put 'kill switches' on cellphones is praised by Boken family

2014-04-17 23:05:00 STLToday.com
Father of woman murdered for her phone in St. Louis says 'kill switch' announcement is a good first step but he still wants legislation. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Protesting students should get off the grid

2014-04-17 23:00:00 STLToday.com
Students concerned about Washington University's coal connections also should give up their gadgets. Read Full Story ...

Taxi commission braces for St. Louis launch of Lyft ridesharing

2014-04-17 23:00:00 STLToday.com
Regulators: app-based service is an 'illegal cab' operation. Read Full Story ...

10 pm news



Police make arrest one month after north St. Louis shooting

2014-04-17 22:58:47 kmov.com
A man has been arrested for shooting two people in north St. Louis in March Read Full Story ...

The Commish: 1-on-1 with Gary Bettman

2014-04-17 22:52:48 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – FOX 2′s Charlie Marlow caught up with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup... Read Full Story ...

Blues-Blackhawks head to 2nd OT tied at 3-3

2014-04-17 22:40:00 STLToday.com
Schwartz tied the score with 1:45 left in regulation. Read Full Story ...

Steen gets winner as Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in third overtime

2014-04-17 22:40:00 STLToday.com
Schwartz tied the score with 1:45 left in regulation. Read Full Story ...

Police to seek sex charges against local priest Friday

2014-04-17 22:35:00 kmov.com
A local priest who was previously accused of sexual misconduct has been arrested for a similar crime. Read Full Story ...

Blind woman struck by hit and run driver

2014-04-17 22:15:56 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The search is on for a hit-and-run driver who hit a blind woman and her service... Read Full Story ...

Police: Local priest to be indicted on sex charges Friday

2014-04-17 22:12:47 kmov.com
A local priest who was previously accused of sexual misconduct has been arrested for a similar crime. Read Full Story ...

Blues fans excited for playoffs

2014-04-17 22:11:09 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The Blues are the talk of the town as the team takes the ice for the... Read Full Story ...

9 pm news



Metro East school district, town face off over who must fix pothole

2014-04-17 21:57:46 kmov.com
Alton city officials are pressing the Alton school district to fix a massive sinkhole in a school parking lot that causes nearby homes to flood, but school district officials say it?s not entirely their responsibility to fix it. Read Full Story ...

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for burning dog

2014-04-17 21:50:58 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The man who admitted to burning a dog alive has been sentenced to four years... Read Full Story ...

Christians running last minute Easter errands

2014-04-17 21:23:05 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Tomorrow Christians will mark Good Friday. And many are running some last minute Easter errands before... Read Full Story ...

Wainwright shuts out bungling Nats

2014-04-17 21:20:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals ace pitches two-hitter, fans eight in 8-0 victory; Washington commits four errors. Also: Martinez will stick in bullpen, for now. Read Full Story ...

8 pm news



Jefferson City police searching for missing girl possibly in St. Louis

2014-04-17 20:45:36 fox2news.com
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI)– The Jefferson City Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for 8-year-old Eboni Kyashiah Coney-King... Read Full Story ...

Panthers edge Maroons in another wild SWC softball game

2014-04-17 20:27:00 BND.com

Another day, another crazy Southwestern Conference softball game.

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Police: Endangered girl from Jefferson City may be travelling through St. Louis

2014-04-17 20:26:34 kmov.com
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Authorities searching for missing 9-year-old taken outside her school by two women

2014-04-17 20:23:00 STLToday.com
Authorities have issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing 9-year-old girl who was last seen outside her school in Jefferson City Thursday with two adult women in a black Ford Fusion.  Read Full Story ...

Police say missing 8-year-old may be headed to St. Louis

2014-04-17 20:23:00 STLToday.com
Authorities have issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing 8-year-old girl who was last seen outside her school in Jefferson City on Thursday with two adult women in a black Ford Fusion.  Read Full Story ...

Kansas City police arrest suspect in highway shootings

2014-04-17 20:20:00 STLToday.com
Neighbors said the man kept to himself and would come and go at odd hours of the night. Read Full Story ...

Tiger Bytes: Mike Alden can't blow it ... again

2014-04-17 20:09:00 STLToday.com
If Frank Haith leaves Mizzou, then all of the focus shifts to the Mizzou AD, who was responsible for getting the Tigers into this big mess.   Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



Blackhawks take 3-2 lead to first intermission

2014-04-17 19:45:00 STLToday.com
The Blues had an early lead in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Thursday at Scottrade Center. But they couldn't hold it. Read Full Story ...

Blackhawks maintain 3-2 lead to begin the third period

2014-04-17 19:45:00 STLToday.com
After a wild finish to the second period, in which the teams scored four goals over the last nine minutes, the Blues and Chicago Blackhawks skated through a scoreless second period. Read Full Story ...

Blackhawks maintain 3-2 lead midway though third period

2014-04-17 19:45:00 STLToday.com
The Blues still trailed the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 midway thought the third period, but they came close with slightly more than 13 minutes left. Read Full Story ...

Schwartz ties game 3-3 as Blues-Blackhawks go to overtime

2014-04-17 19:45:00 STLToday.com
Jaden Schwartz swept a backhand shot past netminder Corey Crawford with one minute 45 seconds to play in regulation as the Blues tied the Chicago Blackhawks 3-3 in Game 1 of the Western Confer… Read Full Story ...

O?Fallon man pleads guilty to toddler son?s death

2014-04-17 19:44:21 fox2news.com
O’FALLON, Ill. (AP) _ A southern Illinois man has pleaded guilty in the death of his 23-month-old son, who died... Read Full Story ...

Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3 years

2014-04-17 19:42:45 fox2news.com
CHICAGO (AP) _ Former inmate Walter Unbehaun has gotten what he said he wanted when he robbed a suburban Chicago... Read Full Story ...

McCaskill calls for investigation of university sexual assault policies

2014-04-17 19:35:47 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is launching a national probe into how universities and colleges are... Read Full Story ...

Thursday night high school scores

2014-04-17 19:33:00 BND.com

Scores from high school games involving metro-east teams Thursday night:

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Police: Suspect in custody in KC highway shootings

2014-04-17 19:30:18 kmov.com
Kansas City's police chief says a suspect in a string of random highway shootings that have wounded three people is in custody. Read Full Story ...

Sebelius resigns

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2014-04-17 19:23:24 CagleCartoons

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Local high school teacher accused of having sex with student

2014-04-17 19:19:03 kmov.com
A teacher at Ritenour High School has been accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student. Read Full Story ...

Staked to early lead, Wainwright cruising vs. Nats

2014-04-17 19:15:00 STLToday.com
Washington has three errors and the Cardinals have a 4-0 lead. Also: Martinez will stay in bullpen, for now. Read Full Story ...

Wainwright near-flawless as Adams' three RBIs lead routs

2014-04-17 19:15:00 STLToday.com
Washington has three errors, Wainwright is cruising, and the Cardinals have a 8-0 lead. Also: Martinez will stay in bullpen, for now. Read Full Story ...

6 pm news



Local sheriff and county board at odds over budget

2014-04-17 18:46:09 kmov.com
The Macoupin County Board is not allowing its own sheriff to hire two more deputies because of finances. Read Full Story ...

Premature Ejection

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2014-04-17 18:38:01 CagleCartoons

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SIU Board of Trustees Holds SIUE 2014-15 Tuition Steady

2014-04-17 18:34:05 SIUE.edu

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students will not see a tuition increase for the 2014-15 Academic Year. The SIU Board of Trustees today moved to maintain the 2013-14 tuition rate which works to the advantage of prospective students and their families. The board met on the Carbondale campus.

As a result, the annual tuition rate will remain $7,296 for new, in-state full-time undergraduate students (15 hours per semester) entering fall 2014. Undergraduate students currently in a guaranteed tuition plan will also see no increase in their annual tuition rate.

With new policy instituted at November?s board meeting, in-state tuition will also be available to entering freshman and transfer students, and master?s level graduate students from the regional states of Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

The Board also held firm on the following tuition rates:

? In-state, full-time students (12 hours per semester) in the SIUE Graduate School will continue to pay $6,702 in tuition annually.

? Annual tuition for in-state students in the School of Dental Medicine will remain $28,552 while School of Pharmacy in-state students will continue to pay an annual tuition of $22,764.

Finally, the proposals for the SIUE School of Engineering differential tuition rate and the alternate tuition rate for the dual diploma programs were deferred to the May 8 SIU Board of Trustees meeting.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville provides students with a high quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River?s rich bottom land and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of nearly 14,000.

 

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Great Rivers Greenway set to open 3 trails

2014-04-17 18:30:28 fox2news.com
By: John Ross (KTVI)– We all know this past winter was tough, but as the weather warms up, our thoughts... Read Full Story ...

Nudged by petition effort, Missouri might pass limited early voting proposal

2014-04-17 18:28:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY   ?   Missouri would make it easier for people to cast their votes before Election Day under legislation that cleared the House on a bipartisan vote Thursday. Read Full Story ...

McCaskill takes aim at campus sexual assaults

2014-04-17 18:15:00 STLToday.com
The Missouri senator finds similar challenges in addressing assaults on campus with reporting them in the military  Read Full Story ...

Putin Bullies Ukraine

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2014-04-17 18:09:09 CagleCartoons

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Hazelwood advances measure that would put utility tax before voters

2014-04-17 18:06:00 STLToday.com
HAZELWOOD ? A referendum on adding a 6 percent city tax to most residential utility bills has been advanced by the Hazelwood City Council. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Haith reportedly leaving Mizzou for Tulsa

2014-04-17 17:59:53 fox2news.com
(KTVI)– According to ESPN, Missouri basketball Head Coach Frank Haith has reached a verbal agreement to become the head coach... Read Full Story ...

Putin and Bush

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2014-04-17 17:56:18 CagleCartoons

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Driving Climate Denial

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2014-04-17 17:51:43 CagleCartoons

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Nik Wallenda in Chicago to scout tightrope walk

2014-04-17 17:48:00 BND.com

Nik Wallenda is scouting locations in Chicago for a tightrope walk among the city's skyscrapers to be televised this fall on Discovery Channel.

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Police unsure if bizarre claim of kidnapping in Pevely adds up

2014-04-17 17:47:10 kmov.com
Authorities said the two women who claimed they were held captive in Pevely for three weeks are suddenly not cooperating with police. Read Full Story ...

East. St. Louis Police need help in solving three murders

2014-04-17 17:45:00 STLToday.com
The young victims were all fatally shot in separate incidents. Read Full Story ...

Michaels customers in St. Louis area affected by data breach

2014-04-17 17:40:00 STLToday.com
The malware has since been removed. Read Full Story ...

Settlement reached in suit over Bridgeton Landfill

2014-04-17 17:33:11 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The operator of the Bridgeton Landfill in suburban St. Louis will pay nearly $7 million to... Read Full Story ...

Trail delayed for former sweetener plant CEO

2014-04-17 17:28:00 BND.com

The criminal trial of former Mamtek CEO Bruce Cole has been delayed until December by a St. Charles County judge presiding over the case.

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Goats called in to help Maryville University Honeysuckle Project

2014-04-17 17:25:57 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI ( KTVI)- Maryville University may  be the home of the *Saints* but this week they’re the... Read Full Story ...

Lowe's to pay $500,000, create lead dust program

2014-04-17 17:02:00 STLToday.com
Lowe's agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty to settle federal allegations of faulty lead paint practices in renovations performed by Lowe's contractors and implement a compliance program. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



O'Fallon father pleads guilty to manslaughter in toddler's death

2014-04-17 16:54:00 STLToday.com
Police said Wayne M. Hubert was passed out drunk inside his house in June when his 23-month-old son died in a sweltering car parked outside. Read Full Story ...

Police arrest man who allegedly tried to kidnap woman in Metro East

2014-04-17 16:51:05 kmov.com
Police said they have taken a suspect in custody after an attempted kidnapping in Columbia, Il. Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Ellisville City Council against city-county merger

2014-04-17 16:44:36 kmov.com
A second St. Louis County town has made its opposition to a possible St. Louis city-county merger official. Read Full Story ...

Beaman files new lawsuit in ISU case

2014-04-17 16:44:00 BND.com

An Illinois man who was imprisoned before DNA evidence cleared him of murder has filed a new lawsuit accusing authorities of conspiring to frame him for the death of his…

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O'Fallon man pleads guilty to toddler son's death

2014-04-17 16:43:00 BND.com

A southern Illinois man has pleaded guilty in the death of his 23-month-old son, who died in a hot car while his father passed out after drinking.

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4 men arrested after drug sting ends with gunfire in University City

2014-04-17 16:37:03 fox2news.com
UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI)– Four University City men are facing serious charges over a drug deal that would have netted... Read Full Story ...

Ukraine Abyss

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2014-04-17 16:35:17 CagleCartoons

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Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

2014-04-17 16:31:21 kmov.com
All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are "an affront" to the nation. Read Full Story ...

Missouri House endorses limited funding for preschool programs

2014-04-17 16:30:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY   ?   Proposals to begin providing state funding to school districts that offer preschool appear to be gaining momentum in the Missouri Legislature. Read Full Story ...

Ritenour High School teacher charged with having sex with student

2014-04-17 16:30:00 STLToday.com
Teacher had worked at Ritenour High School for 12 years. Police are asking for information on other possible victims. Read Full Story ...

Matheny: Martinez will stay in bullpen, for now

2014-04-17 16:30:00 STLToday.com
Fornataro and Rondon join team in Washington to replenish bullpen as rotation seeks a new starter. (Updated with tonight's lineups.) Read Full Story ...

White Supremacy

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2014-04-17 16:27:05 CagleCartoons

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Environmental groups sue to stop Illiana tollway

2014-04-17 16:22:00 BND.com

Environmental groups are suing to try to stop a proposed $1.3 billion tollway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana.

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Report: Chicago missed out on $2.2M judgment

2014-04-17 16:22:00 BND.com

Chicago's inspector general says the city has "resuscitated" what had been a scandal-plagued minority business program.

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New SAT

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2014-04-17 16:20:15 CagleCartoons

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Putin cooks up trouble

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2014-04-17 16:18:07 CagleCartoons

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Russia and Ukraine

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2014-04-17 16:18:05 CagleCartoons

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Obama tells Democrats to defend health-care law

2014-04-17 16:15:00 STLToday.com
President says Republicans are going through grief stages but have not yet accepted law.  Read Full Story ...

Burglary suspect breaks leg while fleeing police

2014-04-17 16:07:00 BND.com

A burglary suspect burglar broke his leg while trying to flee from police after a homeowner found him inside a western Missouri residence.

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Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

2014-04-17 16:01:26 fox2news.com
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter... Read Full Story ...

Saint Louis Zoo ready to roll into summer

2014-04-17 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Saint Louis Zoo has announced its schedule for the spring and summer of 2014. Read Full Story ...

Students check blood pressure for 300

2014-04-17 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy visited more than 40 local businesses during its ?Roll Up Your Sleeves, Edwardsville? during Friday afternoon, April 11. Read Full Story ...

"American Idol" added to state fair lineup

2014-04-17 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Fans of "American Idol" can see the top contestants from the current season of the hit TV series at this year?s Illinois State Fair.  The fair recently announced the American Idol Live! Tour will perf Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Residents near Bridgeton Landfill to divide up millions after lawsuit is settled

2014-04-17 15:48:27 kmov.com
Residents who live near the Bridgeton Landfill will receive millions of dollars after they reached a settlement with the landfill's owner, Republic Services. Read Full Story ...

Muscle cars out in force at New York auto show

2014-04-17 15:45:00 STLToday.com
The focus this year is on power. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man charged in fatal shooting

2014-04-17 15:44:00 STLToday.com
He faces murder, assault and armed criminal action charges. Read Full Story ...

Gunmen caught on video killing St. Louis man, authorities say

2014-04-17 15:44:00 STLToday.com
One man faces murder, assault and armed criminal action charges. Read Full Story ...

Suit against owners of Bridgeton Landfill settled; residents to receive millions

2014-04-17 15:39:56 kmov.com
Residents who live near the Bridgeton Landfill will receive millions of dollars after they reached a settlement with the landfill's owner, Republic Services. Read Full Story ...

'100 Years' has had thousands of followers

2014-04-17 15:27:00 STLToday.com
Even though it was known that Gabriel Garcia Marquez was ailing, news of his death seems a a bit unnerving.  Read Full Story ...

NOSE GROWS

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2014-04-17 15:16:04 CagleCartoons

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St. Peters man in jail after shooting his girlfriend in the booty, police say

2014-04-17 15:15:00 STLToday.com
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St. Peters man in jail after shooting his girlfriend, police say

2014-04-17 15:15:00 STLToday.com
William L. Shockley was on probation; he shouldn't have had a 9mm, officials say Read Full Story ...

Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

2014-04-17 15:14:00 STLToday.com
MEXICO CITY (AP) ? Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequali… Read Full Story ...

TV Swap

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2014-04-17 15:10:34 CagleCartoons

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2 pm news



Missouri House approves early voting measures

2014-04-17 14:53:00 BND.com

Missouri House members have approved a pair of measures allowing early voting, though some lawmakers contend it would be too limited.

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Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

2014-04-17 14:52:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON ? President Barack Obama says 8 million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges. Read Full Story ...

Northwestern 'confident' in athlete union appeal

2014-04-17 14:47:00 BND.com

Northwestern University says it is exploring legal options as a group tries to unionize college athletes at the school.

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Miss the TV chat? Read all about it

2014-04-17 14:46:00 STLToday.com
Here's the transcript from our April 17 chat about television. Read Full Story ...

New road project aims to turn stretch of North County into Clayton style boulevard

2014-04-17 14:45:00 STLToday.com
Stretch of Natural Bridge will shrink from five lanes to two; designers see it as the new Wydown Boulevard. Read Full Story ...

Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough

2014-04-17 14:38:00 BND.com

It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream…

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Police identify man shot, killed by St. Charles officer

2014-04-17 14:29:27 kmov.com
An officer is on administrative leave after he shot a suspect who allegedly threatened police in St. Charles Wednesday evening. Read Full Story ...

Portland water supply to be flushed after teen urinates into reservoir

2014-04-17 14:28:54 fox2news.com
(CNN) — The city of Portland, Oregon, has been forced to dump millions of gallons of drinking water. Why? Because... Read Full Story ...

An accidental car thief: mom takes wrong car helping daughter

2014-04-17 14:26:00 fox2news.com
(CNN) — What started out as a simple mother-daughter favor in New York City ended up as grand theft auto.... Read Full Story ...

Lost sea lion pup found high ?n? dry in California orchard

2014-04-17 14:22:32 fox2news.com
LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Up a river without a paddle. That’s the situation an adventurous California sea lion found himself... Read Full Story ...

Potosi superintendent: Students allowed to bring Bibles to school

2014-04-17 14:20:21 kmov.com
Potosi R-3 School District Superintendent Randy Davis says the district is investigating claims a high school teacher reprimanded a student for carrying a Bible around school. Read Full Story ...

Newly released video shows moment of deadly West, Texas, blast

2014-04-17 14:18:29 fox2news.com
(CNN) — Jeff Tobola had just wrapped up another work day and picked up his son in West, Texas, when... Read Full Story ...

Owners of Bridgeton Landfill to pay out $6.8 million to nearby residents in lawsuit about the stench

2014-04-17 14:18:00 STLToday.com
Residents who live in the 400 homes closest to the smoldering Bridgeton Landfill will be compensated thousands of dollars for enduring the foul odors from the site in an agreement reached toda… Read Full Story ...

Bridgeton landfill owners will pay $6.8 million to nearby residents in lawsuit over stink

2014-04-17 14:18:00 STLToday.com
The people in the 400 homes closest to the landfill will be compensated for the stink they've had to endure. Read Full Story ...

Tulsa targets Haith for coaching job

2014-04-17 14:17:00 STLToday.com
CBSSports.com reports that Mizzou coach has emerged as leading candidate for vacancy. Source says: 'Frank is looking for a way out of Missouri.' Read Full Story ...

Man hunt: Preacher accused of 59 counts of molesting girls in Minnesota

2014-04-17 14:09:36 fox2news.com
(CNN) — Authorities nationwide are searching for a Minnesota minister accused of 59 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct with... Read Full Story ...

Former reporter honored by I.E.A.

2014-04-17 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Jim Broadway began his journalism career with the Edwardsville Intelligencer in 1970, before branching out to become an advocate for the state?s public school teachers. Last Friday, at the Hilton Hote Read Full Story ...

SCORE opening new doors

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2014-04-17 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
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St. Charles police identify man killed in disturbance call

2014-04-17 14:00:00 STLToday.com
Police were called because the man was setting off fireworks; he was holding a weapon when officers arrived and refused to drop it.  Read Full Story ...

St. Charles police identify man killed in disturbance

2014-04-17 14:00:00 STLToday.com
Police were called because the man was setting off fireworks; he was holding a weapon when officers arrived and refused to drop it.  Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Homeowners sue year after East Peoria landslide

2014-04-17 13:57:00 BND.com

Dozens of homeowners in East Peoria have filed a lawsuit against the city after landslides last year.

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White Supremacists

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2014-04-17 13:54:52 CagleCartoons

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St. Charles County woman gets 21 months in prison for 2nd embezzlement

2014-04-17 13:50:00 STLToday.com
ST. LOUIS ? A St. Charles County woman on Thursday was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $100,000 ? her second such charge in seven years. Read Full Story ...

Man sentenced for burning pit bull to death in St. Louis

2014-04-17 13:49:49 kmov.com
Wesley Reid, 23, was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of felony animal abuse and one count of burning property. Read Full Story ...

33 to try: Grow your beer palate with our St. Louis checklist

2014-04-17 13:45:00 STLToday.com
From lager to imperial stout, St. Louis craft breweries have a beer for you. Read Full Story ...

Lockdown over at southern Illinois' Menard prison

2014-04-17 13:42:00 BND.com

A spokesman for the Illinois Department of Corrections says a lockdown at the state's largest maximum security prison is largely over.

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Police ID man fatally shot by officer in Fenton; other suspect charged

2014-04-17 13:38:27 kmov.com
A St. Louis County police officer shot and killed a robbery suspect outside a check-cashing business in Fenton's Gravois Bluffs shopping center on Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

'Here to stay': Old-school coal is making a comeback

2014-04-17 13:35:00 BND.com

Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas.

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Wentzville man who repeatedly tried to shoot his ex gets 30 years in prison

2014-04-17 13:28:00 STLToday.com
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VA hospital nurse accused of stealing pain meds

2014-04-17 13:27:00 BND.com

A nurse at the Veterans Administration hospital in St. Louis is facing federal charges accusing him of stealing pain medication from the hospital and from patients.

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Easter "Rising Son"

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2014-04-17 13:19:24 CagleCartoons

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Woman dies of wounds after March shooting in St. Louis

2014-04-17 13:17:00 STLToday.com
She was critically injured in March 21 shooting. Read Full Story ...

Powder

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2014-04-17 13:14:08 CagleCartoons

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Impaled

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2014-04-17 13:11:58 CagleCartoons

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Daily Bits: It isn't all on Ryan Miller

2014-04-17 13:10:00 STLToday.com
Plus: Bits on Oshie and Garage League justice, the Cards' bench and struggling 'pen, the latest in the NL Central, and an exciting new show on FX.   Read Full Story ...

Did that happen to Kristin Chenoweth on live t.v.?

2014-04-17 13:07:05 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth didn’t skip a beat while doing an interview with FOX 2′s Randi Naughton —... Read Full Story ...

Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

2014-04-17 13:02:00 STLToday.com
The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the n… Read Full Story ...

Police: Woman dies weeks after St. Louis shooting

2014-04-17 13:01:27 kmov.com
A woman who was shot in the Walnut East neighborhood in north St. Louis on March 21 died on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Four taken to hospital after head-on collision

2014-04-17 13:00:37 fox2news.com
HILLSBORO, MO (KTVI) – Four people were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon following a head-on collision in Hillsboro. The... Read Full Story ...

Lewis Reed announces community information website

2014-04-17 13:00:00 STLToday.com
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Live in St. Louis? New website offers place for new ideas, feedback for officials

2014-04-17 13:00:00 STLToday.com
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12 pm news



St. Louis judges say changes have sped up gun cases

2014-04-17 12:59:00 STLToday.com
Changes voted in by St. Louis judges last year eliminated backlogs and shortened the time before gun cases were resolved, judges said Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Study pinpoints exact age when some become ?Grumpy old Men?

2014-04-17 12:57:36 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – Remember the movie, “Grumpy Old Men?” Well, they’re on to something. A new study shows that men become... Read Full Story ...

Blues holding pre-Game 1 pep rally outside Scottrade Center

2014-04-17 12:52:43 kmov.com
The St. Louis Blues will be throwing a playoff pep rally hours before the team takes on the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarter-finals on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Kids could not buy e-cigarettes under bills passed by Mo. lawmakers

2014-04-17 12:45:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY ? Missouri minors could be banned from purchasing electronic cigarettes or "vaping" products under legislation passed in both the Missouri House and Senate today. Read Full Story ...

Minors banned from buying e-cigarettes under bills passed by Missouri lawmakers

2014-04-17 12:45:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY ? Missouri minors could be banned from purchasing electronic cigarettes or "vaping" products under legislation passed in both the Missouri House and Senate today. Read Full Story ...

Feel Good: Teen with Down Syndrome gets college acceptance letter

2014-04-17 12:38:31 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – There’s always excitement for the student who finally gets that college acceptance letter. But when Noah Van Vooren... Read Full Story ...

Wife of woman attacked by swan files lawsuit

2014-04-17 12:30:57 fox2news.com
DES PLAINES, Ill. — A wrongful death lawsuit was filed on behalf of a man who was attacked by a... Read Full Story ...

Illinois unemployment drops to 5-year-low

2014-04-17 12:28:00 BND.com

State officials say unemployment in Illinois dropped in March to 8.4 percent. That's its lowest level since 2009.

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Cops: Mom drove into river trying to kill 3 kids

2014-04-17 12:27:35 fox2news.com
FLORENCE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) _ A southern New Jersey woman is accused of trying to drown her three teenage children... Read Full Story ...

Taxi commission braces for St. Louis launch of Lyft

2014-04-17 12:22:00 STLToday.com
Regulators: app-based ridesharing service is an 'illegal cab' operation. Read Full Story ...

Easter Egg Safety

2014-04-17 12:20:28 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – Improperly prepared eggs can leave your stomach “hopping down the bunny trail” this Easter. Saint Louis University dietitian... Read Full Story ...

Cards place Kelly on DL, call for reinforcements

2014-04-17 12:20:00 STLToday.com
Fornataro and Rondon will join team tonight in Washington to replenish bullpen as rotation seeks a new starter. Read Full Story ...

Small-town mayor supports Kansas shooting suspect

2014-04-17 12:13:00 STLToday.com
MARIONVILLE, Mo.   ? A small-town Missouri mayor's public support of a Kansas shooting suspect has led to the resignation of one of his elected colleagues. Read Full Story ...

No Oshie for Game 1 of Blues-Blackhawks series

2014-04-17 12:13:00 STLToday.com
Tarasenko will play; Berglund also out. Leopold is the sixth defenseman. Read Full Story ...

Missouri lawmakers pass e-cigarette legislation

2014-04-17 12:12:00 BND.com

The Missouri House and Senate have each passed bills that would prevent people younger than 18 from purchasing electronic cigarettes.

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Custom jewelry from Ellie Rose

2014-04-17 12:10:58 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? Personalized jewelry inspired by a very cute little girl. Megan Greco started Ellie Rose Custom Jewelry after she... Read Full Story ...

Search for Chicago site for George Lucas museum

2014-04-17 12:07:00 BND.com

As Yoda might say: A site for a museum you must find.

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Spring hair styles

2014-04-17 12:06:36 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? Spring has sprung! But what is new in hair styles this spring? Hair stylist Tiphanie Shy steps in... Read Full Story ...

Feds: Nurse stole pain meds from veterans at St. Louis hospital

2014-04-17 12:06:00 STLToday.com
Chesterfield man submitted false paperwork to the Veterans Health Administration to get pain medicine Read Full Story ...

Almonds: Asian slaw recipe

2014-04-17 12:05:04 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? If you love almonds, this is the book for you. Betsy Fentress, the co-author of ?Almonds: Recipes, History,... Read Full Story ...

Leaflet orders Jews in east Ukraine to register or face deportation

2014-04-17 12:01:02 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – There are disturbing reports out of east Ukraine that Jewish residents are being told to register  or be... Read Full Story ...

Subdivision plat approved

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2014-04-17 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Edwardsville City Council approved the first phase of the Governors' Way subdivision Tuesday night.  Read Full Story ...

FMCHS seeks boost from village

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2014-04-17 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
As Father McGivney Catholic High School officials push toward a June groundbreaking, they?re looking for a little muscle. Read Full Story ...

Pinnacle's STL casinos get new managers

2014-04-17 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Ward Shaw, Chris Plant named veeps at local wagering holes Read Full Story ...

11 am news



St. Louis man gets 4-year term for burning dog

2014-04-17 11:57:00 BND.com

A St. Louis man has been sentenced to four years in prison for burning a dog alive.

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Hallway Olympics: Blues hockey playoffs

2014-04-17 11:53:21 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – Tim Ezell and April Simpson are getting ready for the St. Louis Blues NHL playoffs with a celebration... Read Full Story ...

Is your cat too fat?

2014-04-17 11:42:41 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? The Purina Cat Chow ‘Why Weight?’ program is asking people to commit a minute to their cat?s health... Read Full Story ...

Cook County official's hiring practices questioned

2014-04-17 11:42:00 BND.com

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarborough is facing questions about her decision to hire family members and other with political ties to her.

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Bling your Easter eggs

2014-04-17 11:38:43 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? Ola Hawatmeh, from Ola Style, shows Tim Ezell some ways to make fancy and pretty decorated Easter eggs.... Read Full Story ...

Boone County hires lawyers in Ryan Ferguson case

2014-04-17 11:27:36 kmov.com
A central Missouri county has hired four outside attorneys to help defend itself and three employees named in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a man whose murder conviction was overturned after he served nearly a decade behind bars. Read Full Story ...

Missouri Senate confirms Social Services director

2014-04-17 11:12:00 BND.com

The Missouri Senate has confirmed a longtime employee of the Missouri Department of Social Services to be the agency's new director.

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Students get apology from Nebraska principal for 'don't tattle' on bullies advice

2014-04-17 11:06:00 STLToday.com
LINCOLN, Neb.   ?   A Nebraska school principal has apologized for sending fifth-grade students home with a flier that advises those who are bullied to not tattle on their tormentors. Read Full Story ...

New SIU president to start work next month

2014-04-17 11:03:00 BND.com

Southern Illinois University officials say the school's incoming president will begin work May 1.

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Suspected robber fatally shot by St. Louis County officers at Gravois Bluffs is identified

2014-04-17 11:00:00 STLToday.com
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10 am news



Officials: Man tries luring 2 girls into van at Scott Air Force Base

2014-04-17 10:53:42 kmov.com
Authorities are searching for a man who tried to lure two girls into his van, causing Scott Air Force Base to be placed on lockdown. Read Full Story ...

SLU on transfer radar for De Smet Jesuit grad Nolan Berry

2014-04-17 10:47:01 fox2news.com
(KTVI)- De Smet Jesuit graduate Nolan Berry, who announced he will transfer from Butler University to continue his basketball career,... Read Full Story ...

Lewis & Clark statue moved from riverfront this morning

2014-04-17 10:45:00 STLToday.com
Oft-submerged STL riverfront icon to be restored; new home to be announced Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man gets 4-year prison sentence for burning dog alive

2014-04-17 10:44:00 STLToday.com
A man who admitted to burning a dog alive because he hadn't been paid a $50 debt from its owner was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. Wesley Reid, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of … Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man gets 4 years for burning dog alive

2014-04-17 10:44:00 STLToday.com
He admitted to burning a dog alive because he hadn't been paid a $50 debt from its owner. Read Full Story ...

Record-holding Ill. covered wagon repaired

2014-04-17 10:42:00 BND.com

The world's largest covered wagon has been fixed after workers spent a month repairing wind damage from a winter storm.

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Obama-Biden selfie stirs fresh controversy

2014-04-17 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Vice President opens new InstaGram account with shots of himself, president.  Read Full Story ...

Wentzville man sentenced for trying to shoot ex-girlfriend in face

2014-04-17 10:27:20 kmov.com
A Wentzville man convicted of trying to shoot his ex-girlfriend in the face after breaking into her O?Fallon, Mo. home was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Putin dance

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2014-04-17 10:14:02 CagleCartoons

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Kristin Chenoweth has help for Asthma sufferers

2014-04-17 10:12:03 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – May is “Asthma Awareness Month” and St. Louisans know all too well what it means to suffer. In... Read Full Story ...

Police: Man tries to run over officer during drug bust in U City

2014-04-17 10:07:17 kmov.com
A University City man faces charges after police say he tried to run over an officer during an undercover drug bust. Read Full Story ...

Smart phones will carry anti-robbery "kill switches"

2014-04-17 10:06:00 STLToday.com
Major cell phone makers say they will put ?kill switches? in new smart phones by next year. The move could lessen a major motivation for street robberies. Read Full Story ...

Smartphones will carry anti-robbery 'kill switches'

2014-04-17 10:06:00 STLToday.com
The industry initially resisted the idea as too expensive. Read Full Story ...

Four charged in police shooting in University City

2014-04-17 10:00:00 STLToday.com
Police shot man when he tried to back vehicle into officer, police say. Read Full Story ...

Wounded man, three others charged after University City drug sting

2014-04-17 10:00:00 STLToday.com
Police shot man when he tried to back vehicle into officer, police say. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Illinois medical marijuana rules drop gun language

2014-04-17 09:38:00 BND.com

Controversial language has been removed from proposed Illinois medical marijuana rules that would bar legal gun owners from becoming cannabis-using patients.

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Artificial eyes, plastic skulls: 3-D printing the human body

2014-04-17 09:30:37 fox2news.com
(CNN) — The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing, engineering, and... Read Full Story ...

Report: BJC HealthCare reduces charity care

2014-04-17 09:28:00 STLToday.com
It is also requiring uninsured patients to provide co-pays for certain medical services. Read Full Story ...

BJC HealthCare reduces charity care

2014-04-17 09:28:00 STLToday.com
It is also requiring uninsured patients to provide co-pays for certain medical services. Read Full Story ...

Kevin?s Reel World: Faith-Based Movie Successes

2014-04-17 09:20:18 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – It seems to be a trend right now: faith-based movies.   From “Noah”, to “Son of God”, and “Heaven... Read Full Story ...

Bloomberg vs the NRA

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2014-04-17 09:18:57 CagleCartoons

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Man accused of stealing $50,000 in jewelry

2014-04-17 09:12:00 BND.com

A man suspected of stealing jewelry valued at more than $50,000 is in custody after a St. Louis-area woman caught him inside her home.

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Lewis & Clark statue moving from riverfront this morning

2014-04-17 09:00:00 STLToday.com
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8 am news



Americans excited about some futuristic science/tech, wary of others

2014-04-17 08:57:52 fox2news.com
(CNN) — Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted... Read Full Story ...

STLMoms: Is your child a perfectionist?

2014-04-17 08:52:15 fox2news.com
(STLMoms) – Do you have a child who is a perfectionist? Psychotherapist Dr. Russell Hyken has some signs and what... Read Full Story ...

You can fly high with Circus Harmony!

2014-04-17 08:49:41 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – You can run off and join the circus, while helping local kids do the same... Read Full Story ...

Coolest ?Consumer Electronics Show? gadgets

2014-04-17 08:48:26 fox2news.com
(KTVI)-  Recently the “Consumer Electronics Show” was held and Jim Barry, the Digital Answer Man, saw some of the coolest... Read Full Story ...

Just say yes to Adderall? The rise of ?study drugs? in college

2014-04-17 08:46:32 fox2news.com
(CNN) — Around this time of year, you’re more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final... Read Full Story ...

When the cancer you beat comes back

2014-04-17 08:43:28 fox2news.com
(CNN) — When I “beat” cancer the first time, I was excited. My daughter was on her way to remission... Read Full Story ...

Lewis and Clark statue leaves St. Louis riverfront

2014-04-17 08:41:37 kmov.com
A statue of explorers Lewis and Clark that has been a part of the St. Louis riverfront since 2006 is moving to higher ground. Read Full Story ...

PassoverDisappointment

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2014-04-17 08:39:37 CagleCartoons

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Illinois man pleads not guilty in wife's death

2014-04-17 08:37:00 BND.com

A southern Illinois man accused of fatally shooting his wife in the back of the head has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder.

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4-year-old grazed by bullet in St. Louis shooting

2014-04-17 08:37:00 BND.com

A 4-year-old boy is recovering after being grazed by a bullet in a drive-by shooting in St. Louis.

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Israel at 66

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2014-04-17 08:31:41 CagleCartoons

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Putin cares of the hair

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2014-04-17 08:31:06 CagleCartoons

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New mind bending exhibit at St. Louis Science Center

2014-04-17 08:29:38 kmov.com
Our minds are powerful things. And a new exhibit at the St. Louis Science Center is proving just that. Read Full Story ...

Israel Day

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2014-04-17 08:28:22 CagleCartoons

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AG Holder to speak at ceremony for Kansas victims

2014-04-17 08:17:00 BND.com

Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to attend a service for the three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

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Man accused in southwestern Ill. heroin death

2014-04-17 08:17:00 BND.com

A southwestern Illinois man is accused of homicide in connection with a woman's deadly heroin overdose in January.

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St. Louisan returning to Boston Marathon one year after the bombing

2014-04-17 08:14:07 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Boston Marathon is Monday and a St. Louis woman who ran last year was... Read Full Story ...

Homework hang-ups helped: Hotline aids students in middle school with math problems

2014-04-17 08:00:00 alestlelive.com
After an expected slow start, the Homework Hotline, which serves area middle-school students, is beginning to heat up and develop dynamic plans to expand its services for the upcoming fall semester. Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account prompts raid

2014-04-17 07:57:00 BND.com

Police trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria's mayor have raided a home and seized computers.

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Fake Peoria mayorTwitter account leads to real police raid

2014-04-17 07:56:00 STLToday.com
Police in Peoria were trying to find out who set up a fake Twitter account in the mayor's name.  Read Full Story ...

Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account leads to real police raid

2014-04-17 07:56:00 STLToday.com
Police in Peoria were trying to find out who set up a fake Twitter account in the mayor's name.  Read Full Story ...

Christian ministry plans Missouri camp expansion

2014-04-17 07:52:00 BND.com

An international Christian ministry says it is planning a $21.5 million expansion of its facilities on Table Rock Lake in southwest Missouri.

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Evacuation came too late for many on sinking Korean ferry

2014-04-17 07:39:00 STLToday.com
The ferry's officers tried to stabilize the sinking vessel, so there was no immediate evacuation order. Read Full Story ...

Unclaimed property in Illinois? Here?s how you get it back

2014-04-17 07:34:06 fox2news.com
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Illinois state Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office has returned nearly $30 million in previously unclaimed... Read Full Story ...

SIUE adds new master's program beginning fall 2014

2014-04-17 07:30:00 alestlelive.com
SIUE plans to introduce a master?s program in college student personnel administration beginning fall 2014, accepting a total of 25 applicants. Read Full Story ...

Post Holdings buying Michael Foods for $2.45 billion

2014-04-17 07:30:00 STLToday.com
It's the largest acquisition for Post since it spun off as a standalone company from Ralcorp in early 2012.  Read Full Story ...

Ellisville aldermen reject St. Louis City, County merger idea

2014-04-17 07:29:01 fox2news.com
ELLISVILLE, Mo. (AP) _ A second St. Louis County town has made its opposition to a possible St. Louis city-county... Read Full Story ...

Man badly burned in southeast Missouri fire

2014-04-17 07:27:00 BND.com

A southeast Missouri man is hospitalized with third-degree burns following a house fire.

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UMSL, Normandy look to revitalize neighborhood

2014-04-17 07:26:05 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The University of Missouri-St. Louis is joining some of its neighbors in an effort to promote... Read Full Story ...

Moving Day: Lewis & Clark statue leaving riverfront for higher ground

2014-04-17 07:24:45 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A statue of explorers Lewis and Clark that has been a part of the St. Louis... Read Full Story ...

Ill. lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library

2014-04-17 07:21:18 fox2news.com
CHICAGO (AP) _ A proposal to devote $100 million in state construction funds to help land President Barack Obama’s presidential... Read Full Story ...

Ellisville aldermen reject merger idea

2014-04-17 07:17:00 BND.com

A second St. Louis County town has made its opposition to a possible St. Louis city-county merger official.

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St. Charles officers shoots, kills suspect

2014-04-17 07:12:00 BND.com

An investigation continues after a St. Charles police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly approached police with a weapon.

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Man shot and killed by St. Charles Police

2014-04-17 07:07:58 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – A veteran police officer is on paid administrative leave after a deadly shooting in St. Charles, MO. It... Read Full Story ...

Man shot to death by St. Charles police officer

2014-04-17 07:07:00 BND.com

A man is dead after he was shot by police in St. Charles.

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Pregnant woman stabbed to death in Springfield, Mo.

2014-04-17 07:03:05 fox2news.com
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ A pregnant Springfield woman who was found dead in her home had reported being a victim... Read Full Story ...

Margie?s Money Saver: Tanga Watch Sale

2014-04-17 07:01:52 fox2news.com
(STLMoms) – Time to save some money.  Right now, Tanga.com has it’s Invicta watches at a deep discount. These retail... Read Full Story ...

Song of the Day ? Win A $25 Gift Card To Sweet Be?s

2014-04-17 07:00:15 fox2news.com
Enter to win $25 gift certificate to Sweet Be’s Candy & Gift store! Sweet Be?s is a family owned candy &... Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Pregnant woman apparently was stabbed to death

2014-04-17 06:52:00 BND.com

A pregnant Springfield woman who was found dead in her home had reported being a victim of domestic assault several times in the past.

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Car crashes into guardrail on I-55 in south St. Louis

2014-04-17 06:33:54 kmov.com
Police were investigating after a car slammed into a guardrail on Interstate 55 in south St. Louis on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Move over state flower, state fossil -- Missouri considering official state exercise

2014-04-17 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Missouri-born Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing is credited with inventing the jumping jack.  Read Full Story ...

St. Charles police officer shoots, kills man during disturbance call

2014-04-17 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Police were called because the man was setting off fireworks; he was holding a weapon when officers arrived and refused to drop it.  Read Full Story ...

One man's urination leads to 38 million gallons of water down the Oregon drain

2014-04-17 06:26:00 STLToday.com
A videotape captured the man, 19, urinating through a fence at a reservoir.  Read Full Story ...

Man sentenced to 20 years for 2011 Decatur slaying

2014-04-17 06:23:00 BND.com

A central Illinois man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of a teenager in Decatur.

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McGraw Live: Tony Messenger & Sen Roy Blunt

2014-04-17 06:15:00 STLToday.com
We team with McGraw Milhaven to bring you the hottest topics of the day, live. Watch now! Read Full Story ...

14-year-old boy recovering after Chicago shooting

2014-04-17 06:12:00 BND.com

Chicago police are investigating after a 14-year-old was shot multiple times on the city's far South Side.

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Spanking may soon be banned in Missouri schools

2014-04-17 06:11:28 kmov.com
Missouri is one of 19 states allowing corporal punishment in schools, though that practice may soon be banned, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read Full Story ...

Pot cookies and brownies from Colorado land two suspects in jail

2014-04-17 06:06:37 fox2news.com
PINE LAWN, MO (KTVI) – An overnight traffic stop in Pine Lawn turns into a marijuana bust with an interesting... Read Full Story ...

Parent says daughter warned by teacher for carrying Bible at local school

2014-04-17 06:00:21 kmov.com
The mother of a Potosi High School student said a teacher went too far when her daughter was reprimanded for carrying a Bible around school. Read Full Story ...

Allergy season starts late but could be harsh across St. Louis

2014-04-17 06:00:00 STLToday.com
Tree pollen counts are high around St. Louis this week, mostly from ash, oak, poplar, cottonwood and aspen.  Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Stranger Danger at Scott Air Force Base

2014-04-17 05:59:07 fox2news.com
(KTVI) -Scott Air Force Base is on heightened alert after reports of a suspicious man approaching two kids. It happened... Read Full Story ...

St. Charles officer shoots, kills man threatening police with weapon

2014-04-17 05:49:04 kmov.com
An officer is on administrative leave after he shot a suspect who allegedly threatened police in St. Charles Wednesday evening. Read Full Story ...

Hearing set in lawsuit filed against Rutherford

2014-04-17 05:32:00 BND.com

Lawyers for Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford (ROOTH'-ur-furd) are expected to appear in court to ask a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by a former employee.

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Rutherford returns $30 million in unclaimed money

2014-04-17 05:12:00 BND.com

Illinois state Treasurer Dan Rutherford (ROOTH'-ur-furd) says his office has returned nearly $30 million in previously unclaimed property to 15,000 owners in the first three months of 2014.

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4 am news



Tollway gives $2M for DuPage wetlands restoration

2014-04-17 04:32:00 BND.com

The Illinois Tollway has agreed to contribute $2 million toward the restoration of a more than half-mile section of creek running through the St. James Farm Forest Preserve.

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Westbound Chippewa closed due to wreck

2014-04-17 04:07:21 kmov.com
Westbound Chippewa was closed early Thursday morning while crews cleared the scene of a crash. Read Full Story ...

Prairie chickens arrive in Missouri from Nebraska

2014-04-17 04:04:00 BND.com

The Missouri Department of Conservation says a group of prairie chickens has been brought to the state from Nebraska.

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Boone County hires lawyers for civil rights case

2014-04-17 04:04:00 BND.com

A central Missouri county has hired four attorneys to help defend itself and three employees named in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a man whose murder conviction was overturned…

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Senators mull jumping jack as state exercise

2014-04-17 04:04:00 BND.com

Missouri lawmakers are considering official designation for the jumping jack.

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EXCHANGE: Boody sawmill owner's legacy lives on

2014-04-17 04:04:00 BND.com

Tom Curry never had a problem seeing the wood for the trees.

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3 am news



Aurora hometown to honor UConn's Boatright

2014-04-17 03:07:00 BND.com

The city of Aurora plans a ceremony to honor University of Connecticut champion basketball player Ryan Boatright.

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Report: April soil moisture level high in Illinois

2014-04-17 03:04:00 BND.com

Illinois officials say the level of soil moisture is high across Illinois.

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Lincoln Log Cabin marks poetry month with speaker

2014-04-17 03:04:00 BND.com

Illinois' Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site is planning a presentation about poetry in Abraham Lincoln's life.

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2 ex-Cook County workers sentenced for bribery

2014-04-17 03:04:00 BND.com

Two former Cook County Board of Review analysts convicted of federal conspiracy, bribery and fraud charges have been sentenced to prison.

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Illinois woman blames aggressive swan in husband's drowning

2014-04-17 02:45:00 STLToday.com
Her lawsuit claims her husband's employer should have known mute swans have a propensity to attack.  Read Full Story ...

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Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced

2014-04-17 00:27:00 BND.com

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Allergy season starts late but could be harsh

2014-04-17 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Tree pollen counts are high this week, mostly from ash, oak, poplar, cottonwood and aspen.  Read Full Story ...

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