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5 pm news

Prosecutors paint dark portrait of manipulative R. Kelly

2019-02-23 17:22:36 STLToday.com
CHICAGO (AP) ? Prosecutors on Saturday painted a dark portrait of a manipulative and sometimes violent R. Kelly, describing how he repeatedly sought out underage girls for sex, including one he encountered at her 16th birthday party and another who? Read Full Story ...

Cards pound Miami with 20-hit attack; Layne, Helsley star on mound

2019-02-23 17:12:00 STLToday.com
Memphis Mafia products Urias, Shrock bash three-run homers to key 11-1 win in first exhibition game of season. Read Full Story ...

Hochman: Holy Helsley! Cards reliever hits 100 mph on radar in win

2019-02-23 17:02:00 STLToday.com
JUPITER, Fla. ? He put up two zeros on the scoreboard ? and then proceeded to put two zeros on the scoreboard. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Judge gives R. Kelly chance to go free while awaiting trial

2019-02-23 15:37:08 STLToday.com
CHICAGO (AP) ? A judge on Saturday gave R. Kelly a chance to go free while the R&B star awaits trial on charges that he sexually abused four people, including three minors, in a case that seemed likely to produce? Read Full Story ...

Maduro's opponents brave tear gas in push to deliver aid

2019-02-23 15:34:27 STLToday.com
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) ? Opponents of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro braved tear gas as they rescued boxes of emergency food and medicine from burning trucks during violent clashes on the Colombian border with security forces blocking the entry of U.S.-supplied? Read Full Story ...

Cards blast Miami with 20-hit attack; Layne, Helsley star on mound

2019-02-23 15:21:00 STLToday.com
Memphis Mafia products Urias, Shrock bash three-run homers to key 11-1 win in first exhibition game of season. Read Full Story ...

2 pm news



Quick warm-up comes with chance of storms, then watch out for the wind

2019-02-23 14:45:00 STLToday.com
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the St. Louis region from midnight to noon on Sunday. Read Full Story ...

National Guard fires tear gas amid Venezuela border tension

2019-02-23 14:16:24 STLToday.com
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) ? Venezuela's National Guard fired tear gas on opposition activists at a barricaded border bridge to Colombia on Saturday, and two protesters were killed near the border in Brazil, as the opposition tried to execute a high-risk? Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Mueller: Manafort 'brazenly violated the law' for years

2019-02-23 13:56:21 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to "the heart of the criminal justice system" and over the years deceived everyone from bookkeepers and banks to federal prosecutors and "members of the executive branch? Read Full Story ...

Mueller team's sentencing memo on Manafort is released

2019-02-23 13:42:53 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has filed its sentencing memo in one of two criminal cases against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Read Full Story ...

I-40 closed, homes threatened by floods in the US South

2019-02-23 13:30:00 STLToday.com
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) ? Homes, highways, parks and bridges throughout the South have been flooded or rendered out of commission Saturday, as the toll of days of drenching rains swelled waterways and pooled over saturated lands amid the threat of? Read Full Story ...

R. Kelly ordered jailed on $1M bond at Chicago hearing

2019-02-23 13:18:45 STLToday.com
CHICAGO (AP) ? R. Kelly was ordered jailed on $1 million bond Saturday at his first court hearing since the R&B star was charged with sexually abusing four people, including three minors, in a case that seemed likely to produce? Read Full Story ...

Women take Catholic bishops to task at Vatican abuse summit

2019-02-23 13:18:40 STLToday.com
VATICAN CITY (AP) ? A prominent Nigerian nun blasted the culture of silence that has long kept clergy sexual abuse hidden in the Catholic Church, telling Catholic leaders Saturday that they must transparently admit their mistakes to restore trust among? Read Full Story ...

Stanley Donen, director of 'Singin' in the Rain,' dies at 94

2019-02-23 13:18:00 STLToday.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Filmmaker Stanley Donen, a giant of the Hollywood musical who through such classics as "Singin' in the Rain" and "Funny Face" helped give us some of the most joyous sounds and images in movie history, has? Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



A career secret weapon: Thank-you notes

2019-02-23 12:45:00 STLToday.com
80 percent of HR managers surveyed felt the messages were useful in evaluating potential hires. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: I think I can help Better Together ? think like a Corleone

bmcclellan@post-dispatch.com (Bill McClellan)
2019-02-23 12:20:00 STLToday.com
Memo to Nancy Rice, executive director of Better Together: Be bold. Think like a Corleone. Read Full Story ...

Schoolchildren debate Sen. Feinstein on 'Green New Deal.' Her reply? 'I know what I'm doing.'

2019-02-23 12:18:00 STLToday.com
An exchange between Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and a group of schoolchildren petitioning her to advocate for the "Green New Deal" went viral, drawing criticism and prompting a response from the senator. Read Full Story ...

Stretch your retirement with this tax-saving strategy

2019-02-23 12:15:00 STLToday.com
The driver for the strategy is to protect as much money as possible from taxes that can jump sharply after age 70-1/2. Read Full Story ...

Utility-backed push to steer Missouri coal ash oversight away from EPA raises alarm among citizen, watchdog groups

2019-02-23 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Proposed rules spark concerns about reduced transparency, letting utilities off the hook for existing coal ash contamination, and more. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Knizner to catch for Cardinals in spring opener

2019-02-23 11:46:00 STLToday.com
Top prospect hit above .300 at top two levels in system last year. Cardinals have six 'regulars' in lineup against Marlins. Read Full Story ...

Quick warm-up comes with chance of severe storms, then watch out for the wind

2019-02-23 11:00:00 STLToday.com
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the St. Louis region from midnight to noon on Sunday. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Soldiers unleash tear gas amid tension on Venezuela's border

2019-02-23 10:56:54 STLToday.com
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) ? Venezuela's National Guard fired tear gas on residents clearing a barricaded border bridge to Colombia on Saturday, as the opposition began making good on its high-risk plan to deliver humanitarian aid to Venezuela despite objections from? Read Full Story ...

Town and Country man dead after crashing Porsche on Clayton Road

2019-02-23 10:32:00 STLToday.com
A St. Louis man died Friday night after his Porsche spun off Clayton Road, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Read Full Story ...

A private school turns charter, 20 years after the first charter schools opened in Missouri

2019-02-23 10:15:00 STLToday.com
While charter school enrollment has grown to nearly 12,000 students in St. Louis, or 36 percent of the city's public school student population, academic results have been mixed. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



It's official: Mikolas to start Cards opener in Milwaukee

2019-02-23 09:48:00 STLToday.com
Righthander was 18-4 in return from Japanese circuit. Read Full Story ...

'The Uninhabitable Earth' explores climate doomsday

2019-02-23 09:30:00 STLToday.com
The science is clear: Massive fossil fuel use by humans is raising temperatures in the oceans and air, the seas are rising, and we aren?t building nearly enough green energy to slow the process. Read Full Story ...

Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens

2019-02-23 09:26:00 STLToday.com
Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you ? from 30,000 feet. Read Full Story ...

Cardinals agree to two-year contract with Jose Martinez

2019-02-23 09:05:00 STLToday.com
JUPITER, Fla. ? The comfort and enthusiasm that Jose Martinez has expressed since it became clear the Cardinals would not trade him this winter has been rewarded with a new contract. Read Full Story ...

8 am news



Nun to Vatican abuse summit: "This storm will not pass by"

2019-02-23 08:42:00 STLToday.com
VATICAN CITY (AP) ? A prominent Nigerian nun blasted the culture of silence that has long kept clergy sexual abuse hidden in the Catholic Church, telling a Vatican summit Saturday that transparency and an admission of mistakes were needed to? Read Full Story ...

Cardinals agreed to two-year contract with Jose Martinez

2019-02-23 08:37:00 STLToday.com
JUPITER, Fla. ? The comfort and enthusiasm that Jose Martinez has expressed since it became clear the Cardinals would not trade him this winter has been rewarded with a new contract. Read Full Story ...

R. Kelly due in Chicago court to face sex abuse charges

2019-02-23 08:29:12 STLToday.com
CHICAGO (AP) ? R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves, is due in court Saturday after being charged with aggravated sexual? Read Full Story ...

Where to find today's Cardinals spring-training opening telecast

2019-02-23 08:13:00 STLToday.com
Game will be on FSM Plus, not Fox Sports Midwest Read Full Story ...

Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view

2019-02-23 08:06:26 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. Read Full Story ...

Knizner to start behind the plate for Cardinals in spring pener

2019-02-23 08:02:00 STLToday.com
Top prospect hit above .300 at top two levels in system last year. Cardinals have six 'regulars' in lineup against Marlins. Read Full Story ...

'American Spy' breaks down barriers and is a terrific read

2019-02-23 08:00:00 STLToday.com
In 1995, mystery writer Paula L. Woods brought out a groundbreaking anthology of black suspense fiction called ?Spooks, Spies, and Private Eyes.? It was a clever title, but truth to tell, there were many more private eyes featured in the? Read Full Story ...

7 am news



McClellan: I think I can help

bmcclellan@post-dispatch.com (Bill McClellan)
2019-02-23 07:45:00 STLToday.com
Memo to Nancy Rice, executive director of Better Together: Read Full Story ...

The death of catcher Pickles Dillhoefer, one of the most popular Cardinals of them all, stunned fans in 1922

2019-02-23 07:39:00 STLToday.com
On Feb. 23, 1922, popular catcher Pickles Dillhoefer died, just five days after getting married. Here is the Post-Dispatch original story from that day. Read Full Story ...

To make St. Louis safer, hundreds of streets were closed. What if that was a mistake?

2019-02-23 07:30:00 STLToday.com
New research finds street closures are ?at best ineffective and at worst associated with higher rates of violent crime in neighborhoods.? Read Full Story ...

At home: Whimsical art, humor, color abound in St. Charles home

2019-02-23 07:23:00 STLToday.com
When people walk into her home, Marianne McGee wants them to take it all in and smile ? or laugh, ?but not too much,? she says with a laugh of her own. Read Full Story ...

Fourth inmate's lawsuit says Missouri prison guards groped her and court filing says FBI is investigating

2019-02-23 07:00:00 STLToday.com
A court filing says the FBI is investigating the allegations. Read Full Story ...

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