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11 pm news

St. Louis Police pursuit of suspect ends in standoff in Metro East

2018-01-17 23:45:00 STLToday.com
The pursuit began about 8 p.m. Wednesday and continued after midnight while a car was surrounded by officers in Brooklyn. Read Full Story ...

10 pm news



Missing south St. Louis musician has died, family says

2018-01-17 22:45:00 STLToday.com
Nathan Jatcko, 31, took his own life, according to a post by his family on a Facebook page set up to help find him. Read Full Story ...

9 pm news



St. Louis Police pursuit of allegedly armed suspect ends in apparent standoff in Metro East

2018-01-17 21:45:00 STLToday.com
Emergency radios in the Metro East indicated about 8 p.m. that police were pursuing an allegedly armed suspect of a burglary and kidnapping driving a black passenger car southbound on Illinois Route 3 in Madison. Read Full Story ...

8 pm news



North County teen who ran away from home is missing, possibly endangered, police say

2018-01-17 20:45:00 STLToday.com
Kyla Webb, 13, is missing from her home in the 11800 block of Seven Hills in an area of unincorporated St. Louis County near Interstate 270 and West Florissant Avenue. Read Full Story ...

A lifesaving gift: Near-stranger donates kidney to 1-year-old in St. Louis

2018-01-17 20:15:00 STLToday.com
A Kirkwood mother of three felt called to help save the life of a toddler she barely knew. On Wednesday, she did just that. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



Boil order for swath of Metro East expected to last through Friday

2018-01-17 19:30:00 STLToday.com
The boil order comes two weeks after much of St. Clair County and parts of Monroe County were placed under a three-day boil order Jan 3. because of problems caused by multiple water main breaks caused by the cold weather. Read Full Story ...

Boil order issued for swath of Metro East; order expected to last through Friday

2018-01-17 19:15:00 STLToday.com
The boil order Tuesday comes two weeks after much of St. Clair County and parts of Monroe County were placed under a three-day boil order Jan 3. because of problems caused by multiple water main breaks caused by the cold? Read Full Story ...

6 pm news



Ain't no sunshine: Hawley alleges open-records violations by Stenger's staff

2018-01-17 18:40:00 STLToday.com
The suit in St. Louis County alleges that Stenger?s staff has violated the law by failing to provide timely responses to record requests, provide access to public records, and disclose the name of the records custodian. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Steak 'n Shake sues ex-employee over viral Facebook post that claimed worms in hamburger

2018-01-17 17:40:00 STLToday.com
Suit says ex-employee's Facebook post claiming she found worms in a hamburger patty will do "irreparable harm." Read Full Story ...

Young performers earn top marks in 'School of Rock'

2018-01-17 17:20:00 STLToday.com
Musical makes its St. Louis debut at the Fox Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



Carjacker arrested after crashing into building in St. Louis County

2018-01-17 16:44:00 STLToday.com
The juvenile suspect suffered minor injuries in the crash. Authorities did not give his age. Read Full Story ...

Chippewa Park rehab of 16 historic south city buildings moves forward

2018-01-17 16:37:00 STLToday.com
The $12.8 million redevelopment is one of several projects planned along Chippewa in the Dutchtown and Gravois Park neighborhoods. Read Full Story ...

Ladue voters to decide whether to keep special sales tax on some car purchases

2018-01-17 16:10:00 STLToday.com
The sales tax covers motor vehicle, trailer, boat and outboard motor purchases from a source other than a licensed Missouri dealer. Read Full Story ...

Luetkemeyer, facing no opposition, has almost $2.6 million in campaign coffers

2018-01-17 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Candidate announces final 2017 fundraising results Read Full Story ...

Pair sentenced to 366 days in prison for illegal St. Louis County sports betting scheme

2018-01-17 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Pair ran a sports book for more than six years. Read Full Story ...

Illegal sports betting scheme in St. Louis area earns pair year in jail

2018-01-17 16:00:00 STLToday.com
They ran a sports book for more than six years. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



SIUE?s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Emphasizes Education and Character

2018-01-17 15:51:00 SIUE.edu
?Education is a blueprint for success? was the motivating and reverberating message of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 17 in the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom. ?Education saved my life, because it... Read Full Story ...

Missouri ranks No. 18 for best states for retirement

2018-01-17 15:45:00 STLToday.com
Show-Me State excels in affordability, lags some in safety, health Read Full Story ...

St. Louis public safety director favors subpoena power for police oversight board

2018-01-17 15:45:00 STLToday.com
Director of Public Safety Jimmie Edwards and St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden shared plans to address crime with an aldermanic committee Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Should police oversight board have subpoena power? St. Louis public safety director says yes

2018-01-17 15:45:00 STLToday.com
Director of Public Safety Jimmie Edwards and St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden shared plans to address crime with an aldermanic committee Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

National and state Dems in Illinois, Iowa, Tennessee using Greitens to attack their Republican governors

2018-01-17 15:30:00 STLToday.com
As Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner heads into what could be a tough re-election fight this year, national Democrats are turning a newly acquired weapon on him: his ties to fellow Republican Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri. Read Full Story ...

2 pm news



1 dead in crash on Highway 47 in Union

2018-01-17 14:57:00 STLToday.com
The crash was shortly after 2 p.m. Police said Highway 47 will likely be closed for a few hours. Read Full Story ...

SIUE Releases Diversity and Strategic Plan Goals

2018-01-17 14:50:00 SIUE.edu
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Associate Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Venessa Brown, PhD, today introduced the University?s Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Goals for 2018-25 at the Morris University Center Conference Center. ?I am enthusiastic about and encouraged by the Diversity and Inclusion... Read Full Story ...

Can't do that Google art selfie? If you live in Illinois, it's the law

2018-01-17 14:47:00 STLToday.com
Google won?t say why, but it?s likely because Illinois has one of the nation?s most strict laws on the use of biometrics, which include facial, fingerprint and iris scans. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis schools should have elected board, task force says

2018-01-17 14:30:00 STLToday.com
The recommendation is part of the effort to decide how St. Louis Public Schools should be governed after the Special Administrative Board completes its work. Read Full Story ...

Murder charge dropped in 2015 St. Louis slaying and prosecutor not saying why

2018-01-17 14:15:00 STLToday.com
Trevion D. Holmes spent 2 years in jail waiting for trial before prosecutors dismissed his charges. Read Full Story ...

Circuit attorney's office cites 'witness issues' in dismissing charges in 2015 St. Louis slaying

2018-01-17 14:15:00 STLToday.com
Trevion D. Holmes spent 2 years in jail waiting for trial before prosecutors dismissed his charges. Read Full Story ...

'Witness issues' cited by prosecutor for dropping murder charge in 2015 St. Louis slaying

2018-01-17 14:15:00 STLToday.com
Trevion D. Holmes spent 2 years in jail waiting for trial before prosecutors dismissed his charges. Read Full Story ...

Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker co-headlining tour coming to St. Louis

2018-01-17 14:08:00 STLToday.com
Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker are teaming up for a tour slated to hit Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Sept. 13, according to the tour's itinerary released today. Read Full Story ...

Raasch: Trump gets 'fake news' pushback from an unlikely place - his own party

2018-01-17 14:00:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON ? Once upon a time it was said that you should never argue with someone who buys ink by the barrel. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



The Decemberists heading to Peabody Opera House

2018-01-17 13:55:00 STLToday.com
The Decemberists come to Peabody Opera House with a concert on April 25; show time is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $38.50-$96.50 and go on sale at noon Friday at ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000 and at the Scottrade Center box office. Get? Read Full Story ...

For her latest country album, Lee Ann Womack had to get out of Nashville

2018-01-17 13:54:00 STLToday.com
Lee Ann Womack still lives in Nashville, Tenn., but if there is a case to be made that country music ? real country music ? can originate and reside elsewhere, that argument can be found in the grooves of the? Read Full Story ...

Mvstermind returns to Delmar Hall

2018-01-17 13:06:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis rapper Mvstermind returns to Delmar with a show on Feb. 23; show time is at 8 p.m. Also on the bill are Jordan Ward, Brock Seals and Najii Person. Tickets are $15-$18 at ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000 and at Suite? Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Story of the Year sells out the Pageant

2018-01-17 12:59:00 STLToday.com
Story of the Year's concert Saturday night at the Pageant is sold out. The concert is an album release concert for the band's new "Wolves" album. Show time is at 8 p.m. Also on the bill are Braddock, For the? Read Full Story ...

Circuit Attorney's Office mum about dropping charges in 2015 homicide case

2018-01-17 12:55:00 STLToday.com
Trevion D. Holmes spent 2 years in jail waiting for trial before prosecutors dismissed his charges. Read Full Story ...

AP: White house directed Bannon's silence in House interview

2018-01-17 12:45:00 STLToday.com
Bannon refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for Trump, leading the Republican committee chairman to authorize a subpoena. Read Full Story ...

Nigerian man stole dozens of Americans' identities, then filed fake tax returns worth $734,000

2018-01-17 12:45:00 STLToday.com
Olusola Luke, 38, was among a group that used stolen identities to file false tax returns, yielding refunds of $734,000. Read Full Story ...

Lower drunken-driving threshold gets backing from science panel

2018-01-17 12:37:00 STLToday.com
The report recommends lowering the 0.08 threshold for drunken driving - which all states have - to 0.05. Read Full Story ...

Lowering drunken-driving threshold to 0.05 could help save thousands of lives, report says

2018-01-17 12:37:00 STLToday.com
The report recommends lowering the 0.08 threshold for drunken driving - which all states have - to 0.05. Read Full Story ...

Nigerian citizen gets nearly three years for $734,000 tax fraud

2018-01-17 12:30:00 STLToday.com
Olusola Luke, 38, was among a group that used stolen identities to file false tax returns, yielding refunds of $734,000. Read Full Story ...

Arizona senator denounces Trump attacks, recalls Stalin rhetoric

2018-01-17 12:22:00 STLToday.com
In a speech on the Senate floor, Flake, of Arizona, called Trump's repeated attacks on the media "repulsive" and said Trump "has it precisely backward." Read Full Story ...

Gauen: Raid on county offices, Missouri sex scandal weigh on Illinois politics

pgauen.post.dispatch@gmail.com (Pat Gauen)
2018-01-17 12:00:00 STLToday.com
The reason is unclear for seizure of Madison County computers but there's no mystery why Gov. Bruce Rauner distanced himself from his Missouri counterpart. Read Full Story ...

Missouri's fired top school leader should be reinstated, lawsuit says

2018-01-17 12:00:00 STLToday.com
A lawsuit now claims that all actions taken by the State Board of Education at two recent closed meetings should be voided because the meetings violated the Missouri Sunshine Law. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Ferguson man charged in robbery, pursuit

2018-01-17 11:45:00 STLToday.com
The chase began after an armed robbery at the GameStop store at 8025 West Florissant Avenue in Jennings, St. Louis County Police said. Read Full Story ...

Ferguson man charged after armed robbery, police chase that ended with crash in St. Louis

2018-01-17 11:45:00 STLToday.com
The chase began after an armed robbery at the GameStop store at 8025 West Florissant Avenue in Jennings, St. Louis County Police said. Read Full Story ...

Hair braiding regulations would be unbraided in proposal approved by Missouri House

2018-01-17 11:30:00 STLToday.com
The bill would allow people to braid hair for payment without undergoing the same training as barbers or cosmetologists. Read Full Story ...

Hair braiding rules would be brushed aside in proposal approved by Missouri House

2018-01-17 11:30:00 STLToday.com
The bill would allow people to braid hair for payment without undergoing the same training as barbers or cosmetologists. Read Full Story ...

Rapper Murphy Lee hopes to come to TVs, movies screens near you

2018-01-17 11:00:00 STLToday.com
When Grammy-winning St. Louis rapper Murphy Lee packed up his family and headed to Atlanta, his goal was to start a new chapter in his career. Read Full Story ...

Lalah Hathaway shakes off winter chills with searing vocals during Pageant concert

2018-01-17 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Night one of singer Lalah Hathaway?s ?The Honestly Tour? kicked off at the Pageant Tuesday night during an evening in which she showed fans who she is and where she's from. Read Full Story ...

Embattled Greitens poised to unveil latest budget proposal

2018-01-17 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Budget experts say there is not enough money to launch new programs or restore cuts made to social service programs last year. Read Full Story ...

Rapper Murphy Lee hopes to come to TVs, movie screens near you

2018-01-17 11:00:00 STLToday.com
When Grammy-winning St. Louis rapper Murphy Lee packed up his family and headed to Atlanta, his goal was to start a new chapter in his career. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Lobbyist gift restriction launched from Missouri House to Senate

2018-01-17 10:45:00 STLToday.com
The House launched a lobbyist gift restriction proposal to the Senate on Wednesday ? in near-identical fashion to the fast pace with which the body has historically acted. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man was thrown from car in fatal crash on I-70

2018-01-17 10:15:00 STLToday.com
Raymond Williams, 34, of St. Louis was killed. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



12th Annual Free Diabetes Education Program at SIUE

2018-01-17 09:15:00 SIUE.edu
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with Alton Memorial Hospital, BJC HealthCare, is hosting the 12th annual Free Diabetes Education Program at SIUE?s Morris University Center from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. The annual free program provides information and features topics related to... Read Full Story ...

7 am news



People in Illinois with 'intractable pain' can get medical marijuana now

2018-01-17 07:00:00 STLToday.com
The judge's order overturns a Department of Publich Health decision rejecting pain as a qualifying condition. Read Full Story ...

Chill continues today, but temps should rise above freezing Thursday across St. Louis metro

2018-01-17 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Thursday's high should top out at about 40 degrees; Friday and Saturday 49 degrees; and Sunday, 56. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Hillsboro man dies in crash on I-44 in Franklin County

2018-01-17 06:26:00 STLToday.com
Police say the victim, Dale E. Bailey, 70, may have suffered a medical condition before the pickup truck ran off the road. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



St. Louisan Jo Jo White, former Celtics great, dies at 71

2018-01-17 05:45:00 STLToday.com
Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, one of the greatest players to come out of St. Louis, has died at 71. Read Full Story ...

Washington U. partners with full-ride scholarship program for elite colleges

2018-01-17 05:30:00 STLToday.com
Washington U. is the first institution in Missouri to participate in QuestBridge. Read Full Story ...

Dream night for Dunn as Blues win at Toronto

2018-01-17 05:15:00 STLToday.com
Playing an NHL game in his hometown for the first time, Blues rookie defenseman Vince Dunn scores the game-winning goal in overtime. Alexander Steen's 'dirty goal' with 57 seconds left set up the OT. Read Full Story ...

12 am news



Farmington co-workers win $1M in lottery ? $6,024 each

2018-01-17 00:45:00 STLToday.com
The group of 166 employees at US Tool Group headquarters in Farmington bought a winning ticket for the Dec. 23 Powerball drawing. Read Full Story ...

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