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11 pm news
Slain Coleman's family's relative says he gave donations to shelter but won't say which2014-07-31 23:35:00 STLToday.com
10 pm news
St. Louis schools chief apologizes for incorrect school assignments, addresses retention2014-07-31 22:15:00 STLToday.com
Local district tells students to report to wrong school on first day2014-07-31 22:12:38 kmov.com
Six Flags issues apology to mother who alleges racial profiling2014-07-31 22:01:59 kmov.com
9 pm news
Authorities: Someone threw dog out car window along I-702014-07-31 21:45:04 kmov.com
Rally held for grandmother who was shot to death protecting her three grandchildren2014-07-31 21:44:52 kmov.com
Two separate armed robberies in busy St. Louis neighborhood2014-07-31 21:35:02 kmov.com
8 pm news
Swansea/Fairview Heights stays alive with a win at Legion state tournament2014-07-31 20:27:00 BND.com
Dueling host Arlington Heights in an elimination game Thursday at the American Legion State Baseball Tournament, the Swansea/Fairview Heights Giants bought themselves at least another night in the Chicago area.Read Full Story ...
7 pm news
Belleville man says he doesn't know why he put needles in grocery store meat2014-07-31 19:30:00 STLToday.com
6 pm news
Slain Coleman's family's relative says he gave memorial donations to shelter but won't say which2014-07-31 18:45:00 STLToday.com
Impeachment vs LawsuitSteveSack@cagleblog.com (Steve Sack)
Gambling on credit coming to Missouri2014-07-31 18:31:29 kmov.com
Surgical StrikeTimEagan@cagleblog.com (Tim Eagan)
Metro-East mom who gave son liquor sentenced2014-07-31 18:15:25 kmov.com
Immigrant children reach St. Louis, far from the border2014-07-31 18:14:00 STLToday.com
5 pm news
Some Normandy parents drop from lawsuit against school districts2014-07-31 17:49:00 STLToday.com
GOP Sues ObamaRickMcKee@cagleblog.com (Rick McKee)
Women and SCOTUSPatBagley@cagleblog.com (Pat Bagley)
Taveras homers in Cards' 6-2 win2014-07-31 17:15:00 STLToday.com
'American Idol' to have auditions at state fair2014-07-31 17:15:00 STLToday.com
Police and man involved in standoff in south St. Louis2014-07-31 17:08:37 kmov.com
4 pm news
Bernie: Mozeliak sets off a loud wake-up call2014-07-31 16:59:00 STLToday.com
Vandeventer exit ramp to reopen on Highway 402014-07-31 16:51:00 STLToday.com
Teen arrested for series of car cloutings in Lincoln County2014-07-31 16:51:00 STLToday.com
Worker who stole from Madison County company gets 33-month sentence2014-07-31 16:48:00 STLToday.com
Ride Sharing RoadNateBeeler@cagleblog.com (Nate Beeler)
Israeli StrikeAdamZyglis@cagleblog.com (Adam Zyglis)
Standoff in St. Louis closes Watson Road2014-07-31 16:34:00 STLToday.com
Standoff on Watson Road ends peacefully2014-07-31 16:34:00 STLToday.com
Hamas Tunnel ThreatYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
HHS awards money to Missouri mental health services2014-07-31 16:22:00 STLToday.com
LunchPetarPismestrovic@cagleblog.com (Petar Pismestrovic)
TargetsTimCampbell@cagleblog.com (Tim Campbell)
Edwardsville School Board under fire over controversial appointment2014-07-31 16:16:56 kmov.com
County to investigate Sunset Hills mayor's role in cycling crash2014-07-31 16:06:32 kmov.com
Congress on vacationDaveGranlund@cagleblog.com (Dave Granlund)
Rep. Kurt Bahr's primary opponent gets support from labor union group2014-07-31 16:00:00 STLToday.com
3 pm news
GA man sentenced to 30 years on child porn charges2014-07-31 15:57:00 BND.com
Federal prosecutors say a northwest Georgia man accused of extorting children for explicit photos has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.Read Full Story ...
EPA says baseball fields near landfill are safe2014-07-31 15:52:19 kmov.com
2 arrested in Missouri man's disappearance2014-07-31 15:51:00 BND.com
Two Columbia residents have been arrested in the 2011 disappearance of a central Missouri man, in a case investigators are now calling a homicide.Read Full Story ...
Attorney in libel suit filed by Fox critics wants more names2014-07-31 15:45:00 STLToday.com
NAACP says Baltimore convention not a done deal2014-07-31 15:37:00 BND.com
The NAACP says the site of its 2016 national convention, reported to be Baltimore, has not yet been selected.Read Full Story ...
Jewish judge won't give up case of Arab activist2014-07-31 15:37:00 BND.com
A Detroit federal judge with a history of service to the Jewish community won't step down from a criminal case involving a Chicago Arab-American activist convicted of planting bombs at…Read Full Story ...
Jefferson's aide named replacement in Ill. House2014-07-31 15:21:00 BND.com
Winnebago County Democrats have named a replacement for state Rep. Chuck Jefferson, who resigned.Read Full Story ...
Cards-Padres update: Taveras pounds 2-run homer2014-07-31 15:15:00 STLToday.com
Cards-Padres updates: Taveras pounds 2-run homer2014-07-31 15:15:00 STLToday.com
Taveras homers, Cards lead 6-2 after seven2014-07-31 15:15:00 STLToday.com
Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for Ill. farmers2014-07-31 15:12:00 BND.com
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) says a coalition of supporters from Illinois' agricultural community is backing his bid to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.Read Full Story ...
GazaJoeHeller@cagleblog.com (Joe Heller)
SLIFF/Kids Festival features St. Louis animators2014-07-31 15:00:00 STLToday.com
'Boyhood' charts a life lived on camera2014-07-31 15:00:00 STLToday.com
2 pm news
'Sharknado 2' smashes ratings records2014-07-31 14:51:00 STLToday.com
EPA: Baseball fields near landfill are safe2014-07-31 14:46:00 BND.com
The Environmental Protection Agency says baseball fields that sit near a St. Louis County landfill that is contaminated with Cold War-era nuclear waste are safe for public use.Read Full Story ...
James Gunn's 'Guardians' is an instant classic2014-07-31 14:45:00 STLToday.com
Sunset Hills police ask county to take over case of mayor vs. bicyclist2014-07-31 14:44:00 STLToday.com
Man charged with inserting needles into meat at Belleville grocery store2014-07-31 14:41:20 kmov.com
Belleville man accused of putting needles in store's meat2014-07-31 14:30:00 STLToday.com
Miss the TV chat? Read all about it2014-07-31 14:30:00 STLToday.com
Federal court officials warn of emailed juror scam2014-07-31 14:29:00 STLToday.com
Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug2014-07-31 14:27:00 BND.com
An Oregon Medicaid committee on Thursday significantly scaled back access to an effective ? but expensive ? new drug used to treat hepatitis C.Read Full Story ...
EPA: Soil tests on Bridgeton ball fields show no radiation concern2014-07-31 14:24:00 STLToday.com
Driver's license site in Belvidere faces eviction2014-07-31 14:22:00 BND.com
A driver's license office in the northern Illinois city of Belvidere soon may be bounced because the agency hasn't paid the rent for the past year and a month.Read Full Story ...
EPD purchasing new firstname.lastname@example.org(mwinte)
5 students arrested in connection with vandalism at Eureka High School2014-07-31 14:04:56 kmov.com
Reserve officer accused of raping ex-girlfriend2014-07-31 14:02:00 BND.com
A 23-year-old man who works as a reserve police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Pine Lawn is facing charges for allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and raping…Read Full Story ...
Goodner retiring from military email@example.com(mkamp)
Before Tiger Woods, St. Louis had Earl Parham2014-07-31 14:00:00 STLToday.com
1 pm news
Teen who left shoeless from wilderness camp found2014-07-31 13:46:00 BND.com
Authorities say an 18-year-old who disappeared shoeless from a wilderness program in Central Oregon has been found.Read Full Story ...
Missouri Peace Corps volunteer being evacuated2014-07-31 13:24:00 STLToday.com
Missouri Peace Corps volunteer being evacuated after African Ebola outbreak2014-07-31 13:24:00 STLToday.com
Trial possible for suspect in firstname.lastname@example.org(shorrell)
Five teens arrested in Eureka High School vandalism2014-07-31 13:07:00 STLToday.com
Bishop's Post in Chesterfield finds comfort in the costly2014-07-31 13:00:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis director James Gunn goes galactic2014-07-31 13:00:00 STLToday.com
12 pm news
Selling counterfeit DVDs lands Missouri man a year in prison2014-07-31 12:45:00 STLToday.com
Missouri man sentenced for trafficking fake DVDs2014-07-31 12:33:00 BND.com
A 42-year-old Missouri man has been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison for selling thousands of counterfeit DVDs he bought from a distributor in China.Read Full Story ...
Remains in Illinois shed are a woman from Decatur2014-07-31 12:18:00 BND.com
Police say human remains found inside a shed in Rochester are those of a 43-year-old woman from Decatur.Read Full Story ...
5K run will benefit children with email@example.com(mkamp)
Trial set for man accused in toddler's death2014-07-31 12:09:00 BND.com
A January trial has been set for a central Illinois man accused in the 2013 beating death of his girlfriend's toddler son.Read Full Story ...
Second suspect charged in shooting that killed one, seriously injured another2014-07-31 12:07:18 kmov.com
Photo: Big truck vs. little truck in Maplewood crash2014-07-31 12:06:00 STLToday.com
Missouri offers many hiking opportunities2014-07-31 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
1 trial for Ill. man charged in toddler death2014-07-31 12:03:00 BND.com
A central Illinois man charged with murder in the death of a toddler will have one trial rather the two his defense attorney sought.Read Full Story ...
Free series on Medicare offered in August2014-07-31 12:01:00 theintelligencer.com
Archaeology Day plans finalized2014-07-31 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
11 am news
Reports: Cards acquire Red Sox pitcher for Kelly, Craig2014-07-31 11:58:19 kmov.com
Europe Vs RussiaMartinSutovec@cagleblog.com (Martin Sutovec)
Man gets 12 years prison for credit union holdup2014-07-31 11:53:00 BND.com
A southern Illinois man has been ordered to spend a dozen years in prison for his role in robbing a Carbondale credit union.Read Full Story ...
Cards trade Craig, Kelly for Lackey2014-07-31 11:45:00 STLToday.com
STEELERS RETIRE MEAN JOE'S NUMBERRandyBish@cagleblog.com (Randy Bish)
OBAMA AND THE CONSTITUTIONRandyBish@cagleblog.com (Randy Bish)
Post now for today's 1 p.m. TV chat2014-07-31 11:30:00 STLToday.com
Second man charged in deadly drug deal in city's Carondelet neighborhood2014-07-31 11:30:00 STLToday.com
4 districts dropped from school transfer lawsuit2014-07-31 11:29:00 BND.com
A lawsuit by Normandy school district parents over attendance rule changes has been scaled back after the state again altered its transfer policy.Read Full Story ...
STL pedals nudity at record-breaking rate2014-07-31 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Blood & Sand sues Buffalo restaurant for trademark infringement2014-07-31 11:00:00 STLToday.com
10 am news
Chicago mayor defends welcoming immigrant kids2014-07-31 10:58:00 BND.com
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says bringing to Chicago some 1,000 immigrant children who have fled Central America is simply the right thing to do.Read Full Story ...
Off-duty officer sustains minor injuries after personal vehicle stolen2014-07-31 10:54:23 kmov.com
FBI investigating body found at Stockton Lake cove2014-07-31 10:53:00 BND.com
Federal investigators are looking into the death of an unidentified man whose body was found at a southwest Missouri lake.Read Full Story ...
Police responding to shooting at Chicago high-rise2014-07-31 10:48:00 BND.com
Chicago police are responding to a reported shooting at a downtown high-rise office building.Read Full Story ...
Chicago ordinance requires permits for pot shops2014-07-31 10:33:00 BND.com
Chicago aldermen have approved an ordinance requiring medical marijuana retailers to obtain a special use permit before setting up a shop.Read Full Story ...
SLU doctor honored at White House event2014-07-31 10:30:00 STLToday.com
St. Francois County gets its first gay bar2014-07-31 10:15:00 STLToday.com
Landlord wants Avon eatery evicted for pot machine2014-07-31 10:14:00 BND.com
A Chicago real estate developer wants to evict an Avon restaurant for displaying a marijuana edibles vending machine, claiming the media and social media attention damaged the company's reputation.Read Full Story ...
Nixon TapesRandallEnos@cagleblog.com (Randall Enos)
9 am news
Ray Rice suspensionJeffDarcy@cagleblog.com (Jeff Darcy)
PollutionMiltPriggee@cagleblog.com (Milt Priggee)
Breakfast with Bernie: Rams will make the playoffs2014-07-31 09:45:00 STLToday.com
EXCHANGE: ISU grad hired after standing with sign2014-07-31 09:29:00 BND.com
For four days, Danu Phromrat stood at a busy intersection in Bloomington holding a sign that said, "New grad looking for a job," with the hope that he would catch…Read Full Story ...
Starved Rock trail closures send hikers elsewhere2014-07-31 09:25:00 BND.com
Trail closures at Starved Rock State Park have meant more visitors to the neighboring Matthiessen State Park in northern Illinois.Read Full Story ...
Dog tossed from car is recovering2014-07-31 09:25:00 BND.com
A dog apparently tossed from a car in St. Louis County is now recovering.Read Full Story ...
Man charged with breaking in, raping Lindenwood University student2014-07-31 09:22:28 kmov.com
Man accused of threats to magazine for gays2014-07-31 09:20:00 BND.com
A St. Louis man is facing charges and will undergo a psychiatric exam after allegedly threatening to "exterminate" those involved with a magazine for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.Read Full Story ...
TV review: 'The Honorable Woman' is complex, challenging2014-07-31 09:00:00 STLToday.com
8 am news
Six displaced after late night fire in north St. Louis2014-07-31 08:53:45 kmov.com
How your member of Congress voted in House decision to sue President Obama2014-07-31 08:45:00 STLToday.com
Man charged with raping Lindenwood University student at apartment in St. Charles2014-07-31 08:45:00 STLToday.com
Reserve police officer charged with raping Lindenwood University student at apartment in St. Charles2014-07-31 08:45:00 STLToday.com
Reserve Pine Lawn officer charged with raping Lindenwood University student at apartment in St. Charles2014-07-31 08:45:00 STLToday.com
emergency exitJoepBertrams@cagleblog.com (Joep Bertrams)
Argentinean national bankruptcyRainerHachfeld@cagleblog.com (Rainer Hachfeld)
LOCAL NC House and Senate budget battleJohnCole@cagleblog.com (John Cole)
Grandstand roof won't be fixed by Illinois State Fair opening2014-07-31 08:13:00 STLToday.com
Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash2014-07-31 08:10:00 STLToday.com
Man threatens to 'exterminate' leader of St. Louis gay publication, police say2014-07-31 08:07:00 STLToday.com
Body found near railroad tracks in NW Missouri2014-07-31 08:04:00 BND.com
A man's body has been found near railroad workers near train tracks in northwest Missouri, but a sheriff says the death does not appear suspicious.Read Full Story ...
State Fair grandstand won't be fixed for opening2014-07-31 08:04:00 BND.com
Illinois State Fair officials say repairs to the grandstand roof won't be done by the time the fair opens next week, but the grandstand will be safe.Read Full Story ...
7 am news
Missouri Black Expo pulls the plug for 20142014-07-31 07:56:00 STLToday.com
Program provides apartments for homeless vets2014-07-31 07:44:00 BND.com
A new program in St. Louis places homeless veterans into furnished apartments, an effort to both get them off the street and help them turn their lives around.Read Full Story ...
Agency could cut hours at Illinois historic sites2014-07-31 07:39:00 BND.com
Illinois officials say budget cuts will force them to consider cutting hours at some state historic sites after the Labor Day holiday.Read Full Story ...
Jail officer hit by Illinois prisoner's homemade weapon2014-07-31 07:35:00 STLToday.com
Charlie Dooley features Mayor Slay in final County Executive election push2014-07-31 07:30:00 STLToday.com
OCTOPUTINBillDay@cagleblog.com (Bill Day)
Sheriff: Illinois jail officer injured by prisoner2014-07-31 07:23:00 BND.com
An Adams County Jail corrections officer is recovering from injuries after what officials say was an attempted escape by three prisoners.Read Full Story ...
Hundreds without power after minivan hits utility pole in north St. Louis2014-07-31 07:22:30 kmov.com
Woman shot to death in north St. Louis2014-07-31 07:22:00 BND.com
St. Louis police are investigating the shooting death of a woman.Read Full Story ...
Judge rejects suit by Pennsylvania teacher fired over blog2014-07-31 07:17:00 STLToday.com
Football coach takes on A.D. role at Mascoutah2014-07-31 07:13:00 BND.com
From the time that Scott Battas graduated from Northern Illinois University over a decade ago, one of his goals was to be a football coach and athletic director at the…Read Full Story ...
6 am news
Nearly a year after collapse, repairs to begin on southern Illinois bridge2014-07-31 06:30:00 STLToday.com
McGraw Live: Chris Koster & Board Meeting2014-07-31 06:15:00 STLToday.com
Chat live with TV critic Gail Pennington2014-07-31 06:00:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
EXCHANGE: Family continues on at farmers markets2014-07-31 05:49:00 BND.com
Mary Brubach's Saturday mornings in the summer have been the same since as long as she can remember.Read Full Story ...
St. Louis County Police one step closer to carrying heroin antidote2014-07-31 05:37:24 kmov.com
Birdcatcher sitting on EarthRiberHansson@cagleblog.com (Riber Hansson)
4 am news
Chicago man gets 20 years for attempted murder2014-07-31 04:54:00 BND.com
A Cook County judge has sentenced a Chicago man to 20 years in prison for attempted murder by choking and stabbing a flower shop employee.Read Full Story ...
Federal officers: Rockford gang members arrested2014-07-31 04:54:00 BND.com
Federal law enforcement officials say they have arrested at least 10 Rockford-area gang members on gun- and narcotics-related charges.Read Full Story ...
Grant helps ISU teach about 'smart grid'2014-07-31 04:24:00 BND.com
A $450,000 grant to Illinois State University will help teachers and their students learn more about cutting-edge electricity distribution.Read Full Story ...
Kansas City groups get $120K for Middle Blue River2014-07-31 04:04:00 BND.com
Two Kansas City nonprofits are getting a total of about $120,000 in federal funds to improve areas around the Middle Blue River.Read Full Story ...
Actor Sinise, Arlington Park to honor veterans2014-07-31 04:04:00 BND.com
Actor Gary Sinise is teaming with a suburban Chicago horse racing track to raise money to help veterans.Read Full Story ...
Missouri's top banking regulator retiring2014-07-31 04:04:00 BND.com
Missouri's chief banking regulator is stepping down from the job effective Friday.Read Full Story ...
UMSL sets new record for fundraising2014-07-31 04:04:00 BND.com
The University of Missouri-St. Louis has set a new fundraising record.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
Work on collapsed southern Ill. span to begin soon2014-07-31 03:49:00 BND.com
Repairs to a southern Illinois bridge that collapsed nearly a year ago soon may begin.Read Full Story ...
Girl Scouts to get new campground in Litchfield2014-07-31 03:42:00 BND.com
The Girl Scouts of Central Illinois are getting a new camp ground.Read Full Story ...
Chicago-area man sentenced in child assault case2014-07-31 03:19:00 BND.com
A judge has sentenced a 30-year-old suburban Chicago man to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child.Read Full Story ...
Firm says Missouri school soil isn't hazardous2014-07-31 03:14:00 BND.com
An engineering firm hired by a Bridgeton-area school district has concluded that soil from schools 2 miles from a radioactive landfill didn't show high levels of radiation.Read Full Story ...
Consumer advocates watching Exelon-Integrys deal2014-07-31 03:04:00 BND.com
Energy watchdog groups are worried that Exelon's Corp.'s plan to buy one of its business competitors will be bad for northern Illinois electricity customers.Read Full Story ...
Music director fired over same-sex marriage plans2014-07-31 03:04:00 BND.com
The longtime music director at a suburban Chicago Roman Catholic church says he was fired after posting on social media plans to marry his same-sex partner.Read Full Story ...
Evanston approves partial ban on plastic bags2014-07-31 03:04:00 BND.com
Evanston is joining other U.S. cities that have proposed bans on plastic bags because of environmental concerns.Read Full Story ...
Dog reportedly thrown from car is now recovering at St. Louis County shelter2014-07-31 03:00:00 STLToday.com
2 am news
Police investigate Missouri mayor in cycling crash2014-07-31 02:34:00 BND.com
Police in a St. Louis-area city are investigating contradictory reports from their mayor and a bicyclist who says the elected official caused him to crash.Read Full Story ...
1 am news
Missouri regulators toss streetlight proposal2014-07-31 01:59:00 BND.com
Missouri utility regulators have denied a proposal from two St. Louis-area cities to purchase streetlights from an electric utility.Read Full Story ...
Two St. Louis jugglers competing in championship finals2014-07-31 01:00:00 STLToday.com
12 am news
Gauen: Mechanical uprising saps time, wallet2014-07-31 00:15:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis County Council election features three contested races2014-07-31 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Padres embarrass the Cardinals2014-07-31 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Pattonville schools near West Lake Landfill cleared in radiation testing2014-07-31 00:00:00 STLToday.com
With some help, homeless Iraq War vet finds a place in St. Louis2014-07-31 00:00:00 STLToday.com
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