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11 pm news

Mets Beat Wacha & Cards 3-2

2014-04-23 23:16:02 fox2news.com
Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha did something no Redbird pitcher had ever accomplished on Wednesday night in New York. Wacha... Read Full Story ...

10 pm news



Police: St. Charles County man kicked wife, infant son, and officers

2014-04-23 22:52:55 kmov.com
A St. Charles County man is accused of kicking his wife, son and police officers Read Full Story ...

Obama's Japan visit

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2014-04-23 22:28:16 CagleCartoons

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Minn. homeowner: 2 teens he fatally shot were 'vermin,' not human

2014-04-23 22:23:00 STLToday.com
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. ? A Minnesota man who killed two teenagers who broke into his home can be heard on an audio recording talking to himself for hours after the shooting and at one point, appa… Read Full Story ...

Proposed plan to improve security in Parkway School District

2014-04-23 22:21:52 fox2news.com
CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) ? Ninety-four million dollars could soon go toward building improvements in the Parkway School District. Roughly $20... Read Full Story ...

Clayton High School students celebrate Shakespeare?s 450th birthday

2014-04-23 22:08:19 fox2news.com
CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)– There were birthday wishes Wednesday night to William Shakespeare. St. Louisans are celebrating by paying tribute to... Read Full Story ...

Police: Driver of beer distributor truck drove drunk, killed woman

2014-04-23 22:06:44 kmov.com
A former employee of a large local beer distributor is facing a drunk driving charge from and accident that left one woman dead. Read Full Story ...

Why did a Metro East police department hire an officer accused of serious crimes?

2014-04-23 22:02:20 kmov.com
An Alorton police officer is facing charges after he allegedly grabbed his wife by the neck. Read Full Story ...

9 pm news



Blues fans enjoy watching playoff games at Ballpark Village

2014-04-23 21:55:30 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Playoff excitement is red hot for the Blues as another intense match-up is underway for this... Read Full Story ...

Railroad track repairs to cause delays in Kirkwood

2014-04-23 21:46:12 fox2news.com
KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI)– Downtown Kirkwood is always buzzing because of the Amtrak train station and all for the local businesses.... Read Full Story ...

Parkway officials back tax increase for capital projects

2014-04-23 21:36:00 STLToday.com
PARKWAY SCHOOLS ? Under a proposal recommended by Parkway School District officials, a 15-cent property tax increase would be placed on the November ballot to fund the first phase of a 12-year… Read Full Story ...

Teens fuel for speed at Gateway

2014-04-23 21:35:05 fox2news.com
MADISON, IL (KTVI)– Gateway Motorsports Park is inviting high school students to race on the Madison, Illinois NHRA sanctioned drag... Read Full Story ...

Nevada/Ukraine

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2014-04-23 21:17:09 CagleCartoons

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8 pm news



Police: Woman dragged, forced to perform sex acts at gunpoint

2014-04-23 20:55:45 kmov.com
A woman was allegedly dragged from the street and was forced to perform sex acts at gunpoint in north St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Blues C Backes scratched for Game 4

2014-04-23 20:27:53 fox2news.com
CHICAGO (AP) _ St. Louis center David Backes has been scratched for Game 4 of the Blues’ first-round playoff series... Read Full Story ...

Mo. House endorses motorcycle helmet law change

2014-04-23 20:11:05 kmov.com
The Missouri House has endorsed a bill that would allow motorcyclists over the age of 21 to forgo wearing helmets while travelling on the road. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



Monarch fire department leaders decry use of firefighter Twitter account

2014-04-23 19:50:00 STLToday.com
They say the account confuses residents and that the department may be a victim of identity theft Read Full Story ...

Miller is sharp as Blackhawks press Blues in first period

2014-04-23 19:50:00 STLToday.com
The Blues and Blackhawks are under way in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at United Center. Read Full Story ...

Blues and Blackhawks scoreless early in the second period

2014-04-23 19:50:00 STLToday.com
The Blues and Blackhawks are under way in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at United Center. Read Full Story ...

Blackhawks get power-play goal, lead Blues 1-0

2014-04-23 19:50:00 STLToday.com
The Blues and Blackhawks are under way in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at United Center. Read Full Story ...

Blues score twice in waning moments, tie Blackhawks 2-2

2014-04-23 19:50:00 STLToday.com
The Blues and Blackhawks are under way in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at United Center. Read Full Story ...

Blackhawks tie Blues 3-3 late in third

2014-04-23 19:50:00 STLToday.com
The Blues and Blackhawks are under way in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at United Center. Read Full Story ...

Blues and Blackhawks head to overtime, tied 3-3

2014-04-23 19:50:00 STLToday.com
The Blues and Blackhawks are under way in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at United Center. Read Full Story ...

Blackhawks beat Blues 4-3 on Kane's OT goal

2014-04-23 19:50:00 STLToday.com
The Blues and Blackhawks are under way in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at United Center. Read Full Story ...

Monarch fire board disputes rumor from firefighter?s union

2014-04-23 19:49:42 fox2news.com
(KTVI)– A member of the Monarch Fire Protection District Board is calling reports the board has purchased used bullet proof... Read Full Story ...

Rams to play 49ers on Monday night

2014-04-23 19:34:06 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The St. Louis Rams will open their 2014 schedule at home against the Minnesota Vikings and... Read Full Story ...

Kansas man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

2014-04-23 19:18:00 STLToday.com
GREAT BEND, Kan. ? A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is ask… Read Full Story ...

Authorities investigate shooting death in SW Iowa

2014-04-23 19:07:00 BND.com

The Iowa Department of Public Safety says authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man in southwest Iowa.

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6 pm news



Two primetime home games on 2014 Rams schedule

2014-04-23 18:49:00 STLToday.com
Team hosts 49ers on Monday and Cardinals on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Wednesday's high school sports scores

2014-04-23 18:39:00 BND.com

Following are scores of high school sporting events played Wednesday by teams from the metro-east:

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Disease wiping out impatiens

2014-04-23 18:35:58 fox2news.com
WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI)– Ann Ciaravino first saw the signs two years ago. “It would just wither and die and... Read Full Story ...

Will public education suffer if proposed tax cut becomes law?

2014-04-23 18:32:15 kmov.com
A school district told News 4 that if a recent proposal to cut taxes in Missouri becomes law, it will have to make difficult budget cuts. Read Full Story ...

Branson begins study of ban on smoking in public

2014-04-23 18:23:00 BND.com

Officials in the southwest Missouri resort town of Branson are looking into a ban on smoking in public.

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SIUE Nursing?s Griffin named AANA?s Federal Political Director of the Year

2014-04-23 18:22:55 SIUE.edu

griffin_midyear_2014Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing?s Dr. Andrew Griffin was honored with the 2014 Daniel D. Vigness Federal Political Director Award by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). Griffin was recognized Monday, April 7 during the organization’s Mid-Year Assembly in Washington, D.C. He is the director of the SIUE Nurse Anesthesia Program.

Established in 2001, the Daniel D. Vigness Political Director Award is given annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the national health care agenda of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) by creating CRNA involvement in their state and in the federal political process.

?I accept this award on behalf of all nurse anesthetists who promote our profession at the state and national level,? said Griffin. ?Many achievements of the nurse anesthesia profession are the direct results of CRNAs across the country informing and building relationships with their local legislators. I am truly proud to be a CRNA and equally honored to receive this award.?

?Andy’s knowledge, willingness and ability to talk about the issues important to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists make him the kind of asset that any advocacy group would be lucky to have working on their behalf,? said U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-Ill.). On April 2, Davis recognized Griffin’s accomplishments on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

A CRNA for nearly 20 years, Griffin has been an active member of the AANA where he has served six-consecutive terms as the federal political director for Illinois. He also currently serves as president-elect for the Illinois Association of Nurse Anesthetists (IANA). Griffin is known to local, state and federal legislators for his political involvement on behalf of the IANA and the AANA.

Griffin serves as the chair for SIUE?s Department of Primary Care and Nursing Health Systems, while working as an assistant professor of nursing. He works closely with nursing students to increase awareness of the importance of involvement in the health care legislative process.

Griffin has a doctorate of philosophy in nursing from the University of Hawaii-Manoa. He earned a master?s in nurse anesthesia at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia in Madison. Griffin received two bachelor degrees: a BS from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and a bachelor?s in nursing from Saint Louis University.

Photo: Kent Fair, CRNA; Dr. Andrew Griffin, SIUE; Congressman Rodney Davis; School of Nursing students: Susan Lees, Edwardsville; Kevin Hutcheson, St. Louis; Sara Rosenthal, Springfield.

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Couple charged in sexual assault of teen

2014-04-23 18:20:55 fox2news.com
COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)– Charges were filed against a couple in the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl at a Collinsville... Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man charged with kidnapping woman off street, sodomizing her over several hours

2014-04-23 18:14:00 STLToday.com
Ramone L. Mangual Jr. kidnapped the woman off West Florissant Avenue early Tuesday morning Read Full Story ...

Man charged after dropping bag of heroin in backseat of police car

2014-04-23 18:11:54 fox2news.com
NORMANDY, MO (KTVI)– A 37-year-old St. Louis man is charged after dropping a bag of heroin in the backseat of... Read Full Story ...

Over $31,000 in iPads stolen from Collinsville Walmart

2014-04-23 18:11:41 fox2news.com
COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) ? The Collinsville Police Department is looking for three suspects in connection to the theft of over... Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



Quinn says he has no tolerance for improper hiring

2014-04-23 17:57:00 BND.com

Gov. Pat Quinn says he has "zero tolerance" for hiring that doesn't follow the rules.

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Experts: Prescription drug abuse becoming big problem in Lincoln County

2014-04-23 17:54:39 kmov.com
Officials have told News 4 that prescription drug abuse is rising among pre-teens in Lincoln County. Read Full Story ...

Victim in hotel sex assault testifies in court

2014-04-23 17:52:24 fox2news.com
CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)– A 12-year-old girl told her story in court Wednesday of the terrifying night in 2011 when she... Read Full Story ...

GOP leaders introduce Ill. term limits amendment

2014-04-23 17:47:00 BND.com

Illinois Republican leaders have introduced a proposal that would force statewide officers to serve a two-term limit.

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Share your pics with FOX 2 on Instagram

2014-04-23 17:42:41 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Fox 2 News has a new way to connect with viewers. In addition to our... Read Full Story ...

Purse theft at Westport Plaza caught on tape

2014-04-23 17:40:29 fox2news.com
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)– Maryland Heights Police are looking for a woman and two men who were caught on video... Read Full Story ...

Keystone Pipeline

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2014-04-23 17:37:02 CagleCartoons

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Free city employee parking costing Chicago money

2014-04-23 17:32:00 BND.com

Chicago's inspector general says the city could be making more than $45,000 if it charged for 19 parking spots in a warehouse where city employees park for free.

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Creepy: Video finally catches suspect stealing items from baby?s grave

2014-04-23 17:23:42 fox2news.com
ONTARIO, OH ? Family and friends left gifts at a baby’s grave. The items to remember the child started disappearing... Read Full Story ...

SIUE?s Huang Receives Enterprise Holdings Leadership Award

2014-04-23 17:21:35 SIUE.edu

School of Business scholarships and Awards Program ceremony SOB 04-10-14The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business named MBA student Anni Huang, of Maryville, as the recipient of the Enterprise Holdings Student Organization Leader of the Semester Award. She received the award Thursday, April 10 at the Scholarship Luncheon in the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom.

The scholarship is awarded to student leaders who participate in events, show a willingness to take on responsibility, promote innovative ideas and effectively involve others in the organization.

Huang serves as the president of the International Student Council, International Business Association and Society of Chinese Students. During her undergraduate years at SIUE, she was an active member of Beta Alpha Psi.

Dr. Yuping Zeng, associate professor of management and marketing, nominated Huang for the award. ?I believe the efforts that Anni has put into the International Business Association highly qualified her for the Enterprise Holdings Student Organization Leader of the Semester Award,? Zeng said. ?Her extensive work to organize events and actively recruit members for the organization went above and beyond what was expected.?

?I would like to extend my sincerest thanks to Enterprise for sponsoring this award, and the School of Business for providing students the opportunity to obtain an excellent education and develop leadership skills,? an appreciative Huang said. ?Last but not least, I would like to thank Dr. Yuping Zeng for nominating me.?

Along with her active involvement in student organizations, Huang is also working for the SIUE Illinois Small Business Development Center and SIUE International Trade Center as an international trade assistant.

Huang plans to graduate from the MBA program in August. Her future aspirations include passing the CPA exam, working as a public account and eventually become a buyer for an international corporation.

Also recognized at the Scholarship Luncheon were the faculty advisor and student organization leadership award recipients. Dr. Andrea Hester, associate professor of computer management and information systems, received the faculty advisor award. Beta Alpha Psi, the national honorary accounting society, was the student organization winner.

Enterprise Holdings, a primary supporter of the School of Business, has been sponsoring the Student Organization Leader of the Semester and the Student Organization of the Year Awards since 2006.

Cutline: (Pictured from left to right) Steve Talbott,  Enterprise Holdings; Anni Huang, Maryville, Enterprise Holdings Student Organization Leader of the Semester Award Spring 2014 recipient;  Adam Arras, Enterprise Holidays Student Organization Leader of the Semester Award Fall 2013 recipient; and SIUE School of Business Interim Dean John Navin.

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Rams announce dates & time of 2014 preseason games

2014-04-23 17:21:03 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) ? The St. Louis Rams have announced their 2014 preseason game schedule. The Rams will open the... Read Full Story ...

Cookoo Republicans

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2014-04-23 17:17:10 CagleCartoons

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Gov. Nixon raises new concern about income tax cut

2014-04-23 17:14:52 kmov.com
Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon raised new concerns Tuesday that a tax cut passed by the Missouri Legislature could have "cataclysmic" consequences for state revenues, but Republican legislative leaders responded that he was manufacturing a crisis to justi Read Full Story ...

DAVE MURRAY?S LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO..THURSDAY?APRIL 24, 2014

2014-04-23 17:14:34 fox2news.com
Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco?Thursday?April 24, 2014 ***Classic spring today…windy with scattered rain and storms…especially afternoon and... Read Full Story ...

Man charged with attempted rape in St. Louis case

2014-04-23 17:06:00 STLToday.com
Police say Tommy Darrell Bell tried to rape a woman on her front steps Read Full Story ...

Tractor trailer overturns in Warren County; driver killed

2014-04-23 17:05:00 STLToday.com
Crash happened in westbound lanes at 2:45 p.m. Read Full Story ...

Internet Censorship

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2014-04-23 17:00:58 CagleCartoons

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4 pm news



Affirmative Action

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2014-04-23 16:57:58 CagleCartoons

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A few key legislators could determine fate of Missouri tax cut

2014-04-23 16:56:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY   ?   With Gov. Jay Nixon leaving no doubt that he will veto the Republican tax cut bill on his desk, attention is turning to whether the Missouri Legislature could marshal enou… Read Full Story ...

Police: Three men stole iPads from Metro East Wal Mart

2014-04-23 16:47:35 kmov.com
Authorities said three suspects stole iPads from a Wal Mart in Collinsville. Read Full Story ...

Panera CEO skips bonus

2014-04-23 16:42:00 STLToday.com
He elected to forgo any incentive bonus to increase the bonus pool available to the company's officers and associates Read Full Story ...

Three men sought in theft of IPads from Collinsville store

2014-04-23 16:39:00 STLToday.com
Police say the suspects stole $31,000 worth of the devices from the Collinsville Walmart Supercenter on April 14 and were unsuccessful in a similar attempt that day at the Walmart Supercenter … Read Full Story ...

3 men steal $31,000 worth of iPads from Collinsville store, police say

2014-04-23 16:39:00 STLToday.com
Same men may have tried the same at a Walmart Supercenter in Arnold. Read Full Story ...

Festus man killed in ATV accident

2014-04-23 16:34:10 fox2news.com
FESTUS, MO (KTVI)– A fatal accident involving at ATV took the life of a young Festus man who ran his... Read Full Story ...

Missouri Gov. Nixon signs budget legislation

2014-04-23 16:33:00 BND.com

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a mid-year spending bill with funding for social services, education and a financially troubled St. Louis County school district.

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LOCAL PA KKK neighborhood watch

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2014-04-23 16:30:40 CagleCartoons

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Another clown joins Twitter

2014-04-23 16:26:00 STLToday.com
Ronald McDonald joins microblogging service, gets makeover. Read Full Story ...

Soldier Civilian

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2014-04-23 16:25:48 CagleCartoons

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College Players Unionized

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2014-04-23 16:24:37 CagleCartoons

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Ill. State Police investigate fatal bar shooting

2014-04-23 16:22:00 BND.com

The Illinois State Police says it is investigating the shooting death of a central Illinois man who was involved in an altercation with police in Lincoln.

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Missouri House panel mulls impeaching governor

2014-04-23 16:17:00 STLToday.com
Gov. Jay Nixon dismisses the effort, which doesn't have the support of legislative leaders. Read Full Story ...

Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival scheduled

2014-04-23 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The 11th annual Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival runs April 24-26 and features headliners Arturo Sandoval, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, and Reggie Thomas and Rodney Whitaker. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



The countdown to new episodes of FOX?s ?24 ? Live Another Day?

2014-04-23 15:59:55 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The new “24″ series is set to restart the ticking clock on the groundbreaking drama.... Read Full Story ...

Smoke billows from business fire in dowtown St. Louis

2014-04-23 15:52:57 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Crews are battling a 1st-alarm business fire in downtown St. Louis Wednesday afternoon. This happened around... Read Full Story ...

Police identify driver killed after semi overturns on I-70

2014-04-23 15:31:07 fox2news.com
WARRENTON, MO (KTVI) – A driver was killed after a semi-tractor trailer accident on westbound I-70 near mile marker 197.... Read Full Story ...

I-70 in Warrenton shutdown due to accident

2014-04-23 15:28:59 kmov.com
Police said both lanes of Interstate 70 are shut down near Warrenton because of a single vehicle accident. Read Full Story ...

Pope stirs Communion debate with call to woman

2014-04-23 15:16:01 fox2news.com
(CNN) — Pope Francis called an Argentine woman married to a divorced man and reportedly told her that she could... Read Full Story ...

Faith leaders more likely to confront mental health issues than general population

2014-04-23 15:15:00 STLToday.com
North Carolina study shows high levels of depression among Methodist ministers  Read Full Story ...

Persistent burglar gets coins, then he gets cuffed, Wentzville police say

2014-04-23 15:15:00 STLToday.com
WENTZVILLE ?  A Warrenton man is in custody after police say he took $8,000 in items, including rare coins and firearms from a home, then led police on a high-speed chase before he was captured. Read Full Story ...

Rising Tide

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2014-04-23 15:08:33 CagleCartoons

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Road repairs will cause traffic delays on south Hanley Road

2014-04-23 15:07:31 fox2news.com
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) ? St. Louis County Department of Highways and Traffic and Public Works has closed one lane... Read Full Story ...

St. Louis man charged in mother?s death

2014-04-23 15:06:07 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (AP) – A 32-year-old St. Louis man faces first-degree murder charges in his mother’s death. Police say Courtney... Read Full Story ...

Brown Shoe marks 100 years on the NYSE

2014-04-23 15:00:00 STLToday.com
It's the 24th company to reach the century mark on the exchange. Read Full Story ...

2 pm news



Judge OKs use of lawmaker's post-arrest statement

2014-04-23 14:47:00 BND.com

A federal judge says prosecutors can use potentially damaging comments that state Rep. Derrick Smith made to authorities after his arrest for bribery.

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St. Louis man charged in mother's death

2014-04-23 14:42:00 BND.com

A 32-year-old St. Louis man faces first-degree murder charges in his mother's death.

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Mo. House Committee OKs school transfer bill

2014-04-23 14:30:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY ? A Missouri House committee today passed legislation that would lower tuition costs an unaccredited school district must pay when students transfer to another district. Read Full Story ...

Troy, Mo., man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in drunken driving crash that killed boy, 9

2014-04-23 14:30:00 STLToday.com
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UFR: Albert Pujols and the 500 Club

2014-04-23 14:30:00 STLToday.com
In this episode of Upon Further Review,  the Post-Dispatch's Bryan Burwell points out that at least 11 of the 26 members are linked to baseball's 'Steroid Era.' But our columnist says Pujols' … Read Full Story ...

Man charged with trying to rape woman in south St. Louis

2014-04-23 14:20:54 kmov.com
Charges have been filed against a man police say tried raping a woman in south St. Louis on Tuesday. The same suspect is also accused of raping a woman hours before. Read Full Story ...

Kirkwood High School receives $10 million grant for new pool

2014-04-23 14:15:00 STLToday.com
Foundation provides one of the largest grants ever given to a Missouri public school.  Read Full Story ...

Columbia's Fleming riding a hot streak on the mound

2014-04-23 14:11:00 BND.com

Columbia senior left-hander Josh Fleming gained attention a year ago when he picked up a victory over large-school powerhouse O'Fallon.

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House panel OKs Missouri student transfer bill

2014-04-23 14:08:00 BND.com

A Missouri House committee has advanced legislation revising a law requiring unaccredited school districts to pay the costs when students transfer to neighboring districts.

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YMCA will host Healthy Kids Day

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2014-04-23 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The end of the school year sometimes equates to the end of a child?s exposure to activities that keep the body and mind active.  But the Edwardsville YMCA wants to help families get kids up, moving an Read Full Story ...

Liverpool Legends to perform at LCCC

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2014-04-23 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
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1 pm news



Bill would get Illinois police cruisers on road

2014-04-23 13:53:00 BND.com

Illinois lawmakers are pushing legislation to get 85 idle Illinois State Police cruisers on the road.

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Auction brings in $3.6 million high bid for vacant Crestwood mall

2014-04-23 13:46:00 STLToday.com
High bidder for the vacant mall has not yet been identified.  Read Full Story ...

Scott AFB airman admits bomb plan targeting child molesters

2014-04-23 13:45:00 STLToday.com
Justin VanGilder, 24, of Shiloh, admitted possessing three pipe bombs. Read Full Story ...

Restaurant sues ex-Cardinal Edmonds over name

2014-04-23 13:37:56 kmov.com
A Cincinnati restaurant owner is suing former Cardinals outfielder Jim Edmonds over the name of the Precinct, a restaurant he co-owns in downtown St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

$1 million competition could bring start-up companies to St. Louis

2014-04-23 13:32:43 kmov.com
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Tech Report: Personalized radio news

2014-04-23 13:29:53 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – Many of us rely on radio when we`re in the car, But a new app is taking personalized... Read Full Story ...

Robot competition to be held this weekend at the Edward Jones Dome

2014-04-23 13:27:46 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Robots will be invading downtown St. Louis this weekend, April 23-26 at the Edward Jones Dome.... Read Full Story ...

Mo. Senate backs potential for preschool ratings

2014-04-23 13:27:00 BND.com

Missouri senators have endorsed legislation that could lead to the development of a preschool rating system by private or nonprofit groups.

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Victim testifies in Ritz-Carlton molestation case

2014-04-23 13:18:00 STLToday.com
The victim at the center of the Ritz-Carlton molestation case took the witness stand Wednesday, testifying against Daniel Hughes, who claims to have mistakenly ended up in her bed while drunk Read Full Story ...

Ex-aide to Cook County board head gets 6 ½ years

2014-04-23 13:12:00 BND.com

A former top aide to Cook County's former board president has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for stealing more than $300,000 in taxpayer money and money laundering.

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Impeaching Nixon? Republican-led Missouri House holds hearings

2014-04-23 13:08:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.   ?   A Republican-led Missouri House committee is holding a hearing on multiple measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon. Read Full Story ...

Couple accused of sexually assaulting teen in Collinsville hotel

2014-04-23 13:05:00 STLToday.com
Granite City couple charged with four counts of criminal sexual assault. Read Full Story ...

Hip Hop artist Pitbull to perform at Illinois State Fair

2014-04-23 13:04:14 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? Hip Hop artist Pitbull will be bring his unique style of Hip Hop the Illinois State Fair on... Read Full Story ...

Keystone pipeline delay

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2014-04-23 13:02:22 CagleCartoons

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Miami Seaquarium seeks public?s help to name baby dolphin

2014-04-23 13:02:04 fox2news.com
(Miami) -The Miami Seaquarium is asking for the public’s help in naming its newest baby dolphin. The female dolphin calf... Read Full Story ...

Airport perimeter guards

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2014-04-23 13:00:29 CagleCartoons

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12 pm news



LOCAL Atheist Convention in Utah

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2014-04-23 12:57:24 CagleCartoons

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Infectious TB patient jailed in central Illinois

2014-04-23 12:57:00 BND.com

Authorities in central Illinois have jailed a 24-year-old tuberculosis patient for disobeying a court order to stay in his home while his condition is infectious.

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New styles for UpDo?s

2014-04-23 12:55:14 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? April Simpson talked with hair stylist Kendra Christian of Celebrity Hair Depot Wednesday on the mid-day show about... Read Full Story ...

Time to talk about underage drinking with your children

2014-04-23 12:54:22 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – With prom and high school graduation right around the corner, now is the ideal time for parents to... Read Full Story ...

St. Charles County courts helping troubled veterans

2014-04-23 12:47:07 kmov.com
The St. Charles County court system this year implemented a new program to help veterans who have committed a crime stay out of further trouble. Read Full Story ...

Canada to phase out old rail tank cars in 3 years

2014-04-23 12:40:00 STLToday.com
The DOT-111 tank car is considered the workhorse of the North American fleet and makes up about 70 percent of all tankers on the rails. Read Full Story ...

Suspect arrested in attempted rape

2014-04-23 12:39:33 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police will seek formal charges against a man suspected of a rape and attempted... Read Full Story ...

Brown Shoe celebrates 100 years on NY Stock Exchange

2014-04-23 12:38:33 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? The Brown Shoe Company is celebrating 100 years on the New York Stock Exchange. Diane Sullivan, CEO of... Read Full Story ...

Former president of Illinois State pleads not guilty of disorderly conduct

2014-04-23 12:19:00 STLToday.com
He admits he yelled at a grounds crew worker, but denies that he spat on the man.  Read Full Story ...

Ex-ISU president pleads not guilty to misdemeanor

2014-04-23 12:17:00 BND.com

Former Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan has pleaded not guilty to a disorderly conduct charge.

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Police probe Washington Park shooting death

2014-04-23 12:17:00 BND.com

Illinois State Police are helping investigate a suspected drive-by shooting death of a 19-year-old man in southwestern Illinois' Washington Park.

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New Charter call center in Bridgeton to create hundreds of jobs

2014-04-23 12:06:18 kmov.com
Charter Communications is getting millions of dollars in tax incentives for opening a new call center in Bridgeton expected to create hundreds of jobs. Read Full Story ...

Baby news

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2014-04-23 12:02:18 CagleCartoons

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vacation plans

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2014-04-23 12:00:09 CagleCartoons

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Mayors provide updates on growth, plans

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2014-04-23 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Local officials, business owners and others gathered Tuesday morning for the Edwardsville-Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce 2014 Breakfast with the Mayors. Read Full Story ...

Slusser takes top GOP spot

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2014-04-23 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Madison County Republican Party has elected former Wood River County Board member Chris Slusser as party chairman. Read Full Story ...

SIUE announces cancellation of Thompson Square concert

2014-04-23 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
SIUE officials announced Tuesday that a concert featuring country music duo Thompson Square has been cancelled. Read Full Story ...

3 flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries after crash near Mascoutah

2014-04-23 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Two vehicles collided in a serious accident south of Mascoutah. Read Full Story ...

Three Mascoutah crash victims remain in critical condition

2014-04-23 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Two vehicles collided in a serious accident south of Mascoutah. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Family: Remains in '78 cold case will be cremated

2014-04-23 11:58:00 BND.com

The sister of Chicago-area man whose remains were identified more than 35 years after he disappeared says his bones will be cremated.

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Hearing for Air Force staffer in pipe bomb case

2014-04-23 11:52:36 fox2news.com
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – An Air Force staffer stationed in Illinois is set to make a federal court... Read Full Story ...

Mo. House endorses June primary election date

2014-04-23 11:52:00 BND.com

The Missouri House gave initial approval to legislation that would move the state's primary elections to June.

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Harris-Stowe names new president

2014-04-23 11:50:27 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Harris-Stowe State University has named a 37-year-old college administrator in Florida as its next president. The... Read Full Story ...

Missouri House endorses motorcycle helmet law change

2014-04-23 11:48:53 fox2news.com
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) – The Missouri House has endorsed a bill that would allow motorcyclists over the age of... Read Full Story ...

Man pleads not guilty in southern Ill. killing

2014-04-23 11:47:00 BND.com

A man accused of killing a Missouri woman and leaving her body along a southern Illinois road has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder.

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Proposal to loosen helmet law for Missouri motorcycles gets House OK

2014-04-23 11:47:00 STLToday.com
The measure would let motorcyclists over 21 to skip helmets.  Read Full Story ...

Hundreds of cases of pig virus reported in Illinois

2014-04-23 11:46:02 fox2news.com
SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) – Illinois agriculture officials say there have been hundreds of cases of a deadly pig virus in... Read Full Story ...

Mom bites off dog?s ear to save 2-year-old daughter during attack

2014-04-23 11:40:41 fox2news.com
ALVIN, TX – A two-year-old can make the case that her mom is a real superhero. Chelsi Camp took on... Read Full Story ...

Man charged with killing mother inside St. Louis home

2014-04-23 11:39:50 kmov.com
Courtney Cunningham, 32, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 56-year-old Joyce Boxx. Read Full Story ...

Thai New Year ?Songkran? Festival

2014-04-23 11:36:41 fox2news.com
FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) ? Thai Association of Greater St. Louis stopped by to tell Tim Ezell about a festive celebration... Read Full Story ...

Celebrity Voices To Benefit America Scores St. Louis

2014-04-23 11:30:18 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) ? Join America SCORES St. Louis for a night of celebration in Poetry & the Arts,... Read Full Story ...

Violent Mind

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2014-04-23 11:27:26 CagleCartoons

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Teen dies after drive-by shooting at Metro-East gas station

2014-04-23 11:26:04 kmov.com
Police said one person was wounded after a drive by shooting at a Washington Park gas station Tuesday night. Read Full Story ...

Trunk show for Forest Park hats luncheon

2014-04-23 11:25:53 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) ? You can have a lot of fun at this event to support Forest Park Forever.... Read Full Story ...

UNDER GOD

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2014-04-23 11:04:39 CagleCartoons

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Man charged after road rage injures 1, damages several vehicles

2014-04-23 11:03:52 kmov.com
Police arrested a man they say injured one person and damaged several vehicles during an apparent case of road rage in Caseyville on Sunday. Read Full Story ...

Eco-friendly ideas for National Picnic Day

2014-04-23 11:03:52 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) ? It?s National Picnic Day so get out there and celebrate. It?s going to be a... Read Full Story ...

Evidence argued as old Wyo. killing heads to trial

2014-04-23 11:03:00 BND.com

Prosecutors and a defense attorney are set to argue over what evidence can be used at the upcoming trial of a Missouri woman accused of shooting her husband as he…

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AIRPLANE STOWAWAYS

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2014-04-23 11:01:47 CagleCartoons

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UMSL to save student newspaper

2014-04-23 11:01:00 STLToday.com
University will forgive the paper of its debt and provide a new funding source. Read Full Story ...

Earth Day craft: Pine cone bird feeders

2014-04-23 11:00:12 fox2news.com
TOWN AND COUNTRY (KTVI) ? Diane Vanbooven, the Kids Club Coordinator at Whole Foods Market, Town and Country, stopped by... Read Full Story ...

Clay, Wagner get bipartisan support for Growler

2014-04-23 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Airplane, built in St. Louis, is not funded beyond current year.  Read Full Story ...

Man gunned down outside convenience store in Washington Park

2014-04-23 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Lamont D. Gregory, 19, died at a hospital. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Spirit Airlines to begin flying out of Kansas City

2014-04-23 10:47:00 BND.com

Spirit Airlines will begin offering five daily flights out of Kansas City in August.

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JJ's reopening across the street from former site

2014-04-23 10:47:00 BND.com

A popular upscale Kansas City restaurant that was destroyed by a gas explosion last year plans to reopen this summer across the street from its previous location.

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Son charged with murdering mom in St. Louis

2014-04-23 10:45:00 STLToday.com
Joyce Boxx, 56, was shot at her home. Her son, Courtney Pierre Cunningham, is charged with murder. Read Full Story ...

Hundreds of cases of pig virus reported in Ill.

2014-04-23 10:38:00 BND.com

Illinois agriculture officials say there have been hundreds of cases of a deadly pig virus in Illinois.

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Lyft ridesharing app remains operational despite St. Louis judge's order

2014-04-23 10:30:00 STLToday.com
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Ozzie & Friends ? A Concert To Benefit PGA REACH

2014-04-23 10:28:38 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? Singer/Songwriter Nikko Smith wants kids to stay in school. He?s just one of the stars to take part... Read Full Story ...

East Peoria infant's death ruled a homicide

2014-04-23 10:27:00 BND.com

A coroner's jury in central Illinois says a 4-month-old East Peoria girl's death was a homicide.

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Deal Me In: Eco Zipline Tours

2014-04-23 10:23:16 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – Our Deal Me In segment is an offer for Eco Zipline Tours. Get your deal here: Eco Zipline... Read Full Story ...

College Hunks Hauling Junk

2014-04-23 10:19:18 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? Need some help moving? These college guys might be able to help. The staff from College Hunks Moving... Read Full Story ...

Vladimir Putin centaur

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2014-04-23 10:18:24 CagleCartoons

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Imprisoned man pleads not guilty to 2010 killing

2014-04-23 10:09:00 BND.com

A man already serving a 20-year sentence in an Illinois prison for drug trafficking has pleaded not guilty to charges linked to a teenager's 2010 shooting death in Mount Vernon.

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St. Louis museum board member quits over conflict

2014-04-23 10:02:00 BND.com

A member of the St. Louis regional Zoo-Museum District has resigned amid conflict of interest questions over the award of a building design contract to her architectural firm.

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9 am news



Charlie Dooley aide deletes her expletive on Twitter

2014-04-23 09:45:00 STLToday.com
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Charlie Dooley aide obscures her expletive on Twitter

2014-04-23 09:45:00 STLToday.com
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[Chesterfield fire district squabble escalates

2014-04-23 09:27:00 BND.com

An escalating fire district feud in west St. Louis County has led its board of directors to purchase used bulletproof vests for safety.

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Hump Day with the Humpty Dance on FOX2 News at 4 a.m.

2014-04-23 09:22:42 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – What better way to celebrate Hump Day than with the Humpty Dance for about 10 seconds or so?... Read Full Story ...

?24? returns with 12 new episodes ? in London

2014-04-23 09:18:07 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? He’s back! Jack Bauer hears London calling and the highly acclaimed “24″ is back on FOX as well.... Read Full Story ...

Fake Twitter account made Peoria mayor 'victim of sexual doggerel'

2014-04-23 09:18:00 STLToday.com
Police officers raided a home and seized computers while investigating the parody Twitter account of Mayor Jim Ardis. Read Full Story ...

Peoria mayor defends response to Twitter account

2014-04-23 09:17:00 BND.com

Peoria's mayor is defending his actions in response to a fake Twitter account set up in his name, saying he felt his identity was stolen and that the comments posted…

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Fan who caught Pujols' No. 500 wants nothing in return

2014-04-23 09:15:00 STLToday.com
?I?ve been an Angels fan for 20 years, and I had no intentions other than to give the ball to Albert?  Read Full Story ...

Shakespeare?s 450th birthday celebrated across St. Louis

2014-04-23 09:13:54 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis is hosting a big birthday celebration for English playwright William Shakespeare. He was... Read Full Story ...

New car seat regulations explained

2014-04-23 09:08:58 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – There are new car seat guidelines you need to know about. Julie Eldridge, a Mercy Kids Educator and... Read Full Story ...

8 am news



Hearing today for airman accused of building bombs in Shiloh home

2014-04-23 08:45:45 kmov.com
An Air Force staffer stationed in Illinois is set to make a federal court appearance after being charged with possessing pipe bombs he told investigators he planned to unleash on local sex offenders. Read Full Story ...

Margie?s Money Saver: Pfalzgraff clearance

2014-04-23 08:44:44 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? Need to stock up on items around the house? Right now, Pfalzgraff is having a spring clearance sale.... Read Full Story ...

US Postmaster General: The future of the Postal Service

2014-04-23 08:33:41 fox2news.com
(KTVI) ? The US Postal Service has been struggling over the past decade, losing billions of dollars because of the... Read Full Story ...

Missouri House Oks use of cannabis extract for epilepsy

2014-04-23 08:32:04 kmov.com
Although Missouri lawmakers are not clamoring to legalize marijuana, key Republican lawmakers appear ready to follow a few states in allowing use of a cannabis extract for people whose epilepsy isn't relieved by other treatments. Read Full Story ...

The Day after Earth Day

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2014-04-23 08:31:41 CagleCartoons

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?Belleville? movie opens in Belleville, IL

2014-04-23 08:29:56 fox2news.com
BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) ? They rolled out the red carpet at Belleville’s historic Lincoln Theater Tuesday night for the premier... Read Full Story ...

NYPD Twitter campaign backfires in a big way

2014-04-23 08:24:24 fox2news.com
NEW YORK, NY — It’s hard to imagine how the campaign could have gone more wrong from the perspective of... Read Full Story ...

Thieves break in to cars at gyms in south St. Louis

2014-04-23 08:23:20 fox2news.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) ? It was not the way that people working out at south St. Louis gym wanted... Read Full Story ...

Report: Straw gun buyer suspected in Jewish site shootings

2014-04-23 08:19:38 fox2news.com
CLAYCOMO, MO (KCTV) — The suspected gunman facing criminal charges in three shooting deaths at two Jewish community sites in... Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Firefighters battle massive blaze in St. Louis neighborhood

2014-04-23 07:48:53 kmov.com
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Police say 13-year-old was driving for drunk dad

2014-04-23 07:47:00 BND.com

Police in a St. Louis suburb who pulled over a swerving pickup truck say they found a 13-year-old driving because his dad was intoxicated.

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Brown Shoe to mark 100 years on the NYSE today

2014-04-23 07:47:00 STLToday.com
It's the 24th company to reach the century mark on the exchange. Read Full Story ...

Police search for missing Belleville boy

2014-04-23 07:45:00 STLToday.com
DeAngelo Lopez was seen with his mother on Easter. Read Full Story ...

St. Louisans to celebrate World Book Night

2014-04-23 07:33:00 STLToday.com
Tonight is World Book Night in the United States, a growing event in which volunteers pick up free books to hand out to people who have little access to books. Read Full Story ...

Handing out free books? St. Louisans to celebrate World Book Night

2014-04-23 07:33:00 STLToday.com
Tonight is World Book Night in the United States, a growing event in which volunteers pick up free books to hand out to people who have little access to books. Read Full Story ...

Universities begin banning graduation selfies

2014-04-23 07:14:20 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – Bans on selfies are starting to pop up and the latest comes from two universities that ask graduates... Read Full Story ...

UMB Bank hosts job fair April 30

2014-04-23 07:12:27 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – If you are looking for a job, UMB Bank is looking for you. The bank announced immediate openings... Read Full Story ...

Police: 1 person dies after van slams into CTA bus

2014-04-23 07:07:00 BND.com

Authorities say one person died after a van collided with an empty Chicago Transit Authority bus on the city's South Side.

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St. Louis festival takes Shakespeare to the street

2014-04-23 07:06:37 kmov.com
A five-day celebration of English playwright William Shakespeare begins Wednesday in St. Louis with the first of 38 free performances at 38 different venues across town. Read Full Story ...

Song of the Day ? Win 2 Tickets to Variety?s Night of the Rising Stars!

2014-04-23 07:00:21 fox2news.com
Enter to wina pair of tickets to ‘The Voice’s’ Nicholas David as he headlines Variety’s Night of the Rising Stars!... Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Faster production brings Boeing $965M 1Q profit

2014-04-23 06:51:00 STLToday.com
Boeing's increased rate of commercial jet manufacturing is starting to pay off for shareholders. Read Full Story ...

Police identify body found in Kansas City pond

2014-04-23 06:42:00 BND.com

A medical examiner is working to determine what caused the death of a man whose body was found inside a truck in a pond in northern Kansas City.

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MO Gov. Nixon: S.B. 509 will shut down basic services

2014-04-23 06:35:46 fox2news.com
(KTVI) – Some lawmakers say Democratic Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is being overly dramatic about an income tax cut passed... Read Full Story ...

Truck fire shuts down lanes of I-270 in St. Louis County

2014-04-23 06:32:09 kmov.com
A car fire caused a delay for south St. Louis County drivers during Wednesday morning's rush hour. Read Full Story ...

Teen sentenced to probation for Prophetstown fire

2014-04-23 06:32:00 BND.com

A teenager was sentenced to five years of probation for starting a fire last summer that destroyed much of downtown Prophetstown.

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McGraw Live: Shakespeare & Cat Neville

2014-04-23 06:30:00 STLToday.com
We team with McGraw Milhaven to bring you the hottest topics of the day, live. Watch now! Read Full Story ...

Case of Illinois serial killer Gacy helps solve unrelated death

2014-04-23 06:29:00 STLToday.com
CHICAGO   ? Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing ? one he… Read Full Story ...

Teen stowaway jumped airport fence 6 hours before plane?s takeoff

2014-04-23 06:26:31 fox2news.com
(CNN) — The teen stowaway who survived a five-hour flight hidden in the plane’s wheel well is recovering in a... Read Full Story ...

EXCHANGE: Marketing becomes important to farms

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

Congerville farmer Henry Brockman admits he doesn't understand Facebook. "I've never seen Facebook with my own eyes," said Brockman, whose business is called Henry's Farm. Yet the Henry's Farm Facebook…

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APNewsBreak: Gacy case helps solve unrelated death

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

Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing ?

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500 for No. 5: Pujols hits home-run milestone

2014-04-23 06:05:00 STLToday.com
Babe Ruth would be proud of the newest member of the 500 club ? Pujols actually called his shots. Read Full Story ...

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

2014-04-23 06:00:00 STLToday.com
William Rousan murdered Charles and Grace Lewis on Sept. 21, 1993, at their farm near Bonne Terre. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Police investigate robbery at Bridgeton hotel

2014-04-23 05:55:49 kmov.com
Authorities say the incident happened at the Northwest Airport Inn in the 3500 block of N. Lindbergh Blvd. around 12:45 a.m. Read Full Story ...

Teen injured in North St. Louis shooting Wednesday

2014-04-23 05:54:45 fox2news.com
NORTH ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A teen was injured after an overnight shooting in North St. Louis. St. Louis Police... Read Full Story ...

Suspect sought after teen shot in north St. Louis

2014-04-23 05:49:38 kmov.com
Police are investigating after a teenager was shot in north St. Louis early Wednesday morning. Read Full Story ...

SARAA Alert: DeAngelo Lopez, 11, missing from Belleville

2014-04-23 05:48:05 fox2news.com
BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) ? Belleville police issued a SARAA Alert Wednesday morning for an 11-year-old boy who has been missing... Read Full Story ...

SARAA Alert issued for missing Belleville boy

2014-04-23 05:25:09 kmov.com
A SARAA Alert has been issued for a missing 11-year-old Belleville boy who has not been seen since Easter. Read Full Story ...

Some Boeing employees in St. Louis offered buyouts

2014-04-23 05:00:00 STLToday.com
Some managers and senior specialists are eligible for the buyout totaling up to 26 weeks in severance pay.  Read Full Story ...

4 am news



Keystone and the worlds oldest profession

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2014-04-23 04:43:05 CagleCartoons

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KC-area police in both states seek ATM thieves

2014-04-23 04:07:00 BND.com

Police on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area believe they're getting close to shutting down a group behind more than a dozen thefts from…

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Mo. House panel to consider impeaching governor

2014-04-23 04:02:00 BND.com

A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

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Missouri exceeding target for reducing energy use

2014-04-23 04:02:00 BND.com

Gov. Jay Nixon's administration says it has exceeded a goal to reduce Missouri's energy consumption.

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Arch project hurting some businesses

2014-04-23 04:02:00 BND.com

Sales for some business in the Laclede's Landing area of the St. Louis riverfront are down ? way down ? and merchants are blaming construction.

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3 am news



Easter egg

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2014-04-23 03:35:41 CagleCartoons

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Chicago using video to catch transit vandals

2014-04-23 03:07:00 BND.com

The expanding network of security cameras on Chicago's commuter trains is helping authorities go after vandals.

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Eastern Illinois opening energy center

2014-04-23 03:07:00 BND.com

Eastern Illinois University will open a new Center for Clean Energy Research and Education on Friday.

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Illinois postal worker admits stealing packages

2014-04-23 03:02:00 BND.com

A St. Louis woman faces up to 15 years in federal prison after admitting she opened and stole packages while working as a supervisor at a southwestern Illinois post office.

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Redeploy Illinois diverts teens from prisons

2014-04-23 03:02:00 BND.com

The Illinois Department of Human Services says a program concentrating on rehabilitating delinquent youth saved the state $60 million in incarceration costs last year.

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Illinois plans April 30 day of preparedness

2014-04-23 03:02:00 BND.com

Illinois officials are encouraging residents to participate next week in a first-ever national day of preparedness for tornadoes and floods.

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Carl Sandburg statue to make debut in Galesburg

2014-04-23 03:02:00 BND.com

The public will get a first look at a 9-foot bronze statue of poet Carl Sandburg during the opening of the annual Sandburg Days Festival in Galesburg.

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Family starts scholarship for slain Illinois girl

2014-04-23 03:02:00 BND.com

The family of an eastern Illinois girl who was kidnapped and strangled more than 20 years ago has started a scholarship in her name.

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Skokie man denied concealed carry permit, sues

2014-04-23 03:02:00 BND.com

A suburban man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming Illinois State Police had unconstitutionally denied him a permit to carry a concealed gun.

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Robotic invasion coming to downtown St. Louis from across the world

2014-04-23 03:00:00 STLToday.com
U.S. FIRST competition draws the top robotics teams in the world for three-day event Read Full Story ...

McClellan: A carpenter has the making of a folk hero

2014-04-23 03:00:00 STLToday.com
Tired of working on a shoestring, he resigns. Read Full Story ...

12 am news



Missouri carries out 6th execution in 6 months

2014-04-23 00:32:11 fox2news.com
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri has executed an inmate convicted of murder in the 1993 deaths of a farming... Read Full Story ...

Robotic invasion coming to downtown St. Louis

2014-04-23 00:30:00 STLToday.com
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Tables turn as political novice becomes mayor of Poplar Bluff

2014-04-23 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Angela Pearson offers a glimpse of trying to make change in the smallest political arena: municipal government.   Read Full Story ...

Wainwright OK after twisting knee, pitching Cards to win

2014-04-23 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals ace pitches seven shutout innings before an injury scare during 3-0 win against Mets. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Carpenter has the making of a folk hero

2014-04-23 00:05:00 STLToday.com
Tired of working on a shoestring, he resigns. Read Full Story ...

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