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  • Facebook Feb 25

    Cardinals Face Custody Battle With St. Louis Rescue Group Over ‘Rally Cat'

    A custody battle is brewing in St. Louis over the now-famous cat that darted across the field during a Cardinals game against Kansas City. The feral feline who interrupted the Aug. 9 game while the bases were loaded, won the hearts of Cardinal fans when catcher Yadier Molina hit a home run on the next pitch after the delay, helping...

  • NBC News Aug 25, 2019

    Unsolved Child Killings in St. Louis Prompt Officials to Offer $100,000 in Rewards

    A string of unsolved child killings in St. Louis since April has prompted officials to offer a total of $100,000 in rewards leading to arrests in the cases, NBC News reports. The announcement came after 8-year-old Jurnee Thompson was fatally shot Friday night while she sat outside a restaurant with her family, said St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief John W....

  • New York City Jan 11, 2019

    Museum of the Dog to Be Unleashed in Midtown Manhattan Next Month

    The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan, returning to New York after three decades on the outskirts of St. Louis.

  • NBC Jul 23, 2018

    Uber, Lyft Suspend Driver Who Recorded St. Louis Passengers

    Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have suspended a driver who recorded hundreds of St. Louis-area passengers without their permission and livestreamed the video. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported 32-year-old Jason Gargac of Florissant, Missouri, has given about 700 rides in the area since March. Almost all have been streamed to his channel on the live video website Twitch, where he...

  • Donald Trump Jun 25, 2018

    Sen. McCaskill's Rib Cracked From Sen. Manchin's Heimlich Maneuver

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin saved U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill from choking but left his fellow Democrat with a cracked rib after performing the Heimlich maneuver on her. McCaskill began choking during a luncheon for Senate Democrats on Thursday, a spokesman for Manchin told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Manchin used the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the blockage in McCaskill’s throat, but...

  • president May 9, 2018

    Nordstrom Rack Apologizes to 3 Black Teens Accused of Stealing

    Nordstrom Rack has apologized to three black shoppers who say they were falsely accused of stealing from a suburban St. Louis store. Police were called to a Brentwood store Thursday while 19-year-old college student Mekhi Lee and high school seniors Eric Rogers and Dirone Taylor were shopping for prom clothes. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the three left the store...

  • president May 9, 2018

    Nordstrom Rack Apologizes for Accusing Black Teens of Stealing

    The president of Nordstrom Rack was in St. Louis Tuesday to apologize to three black teenagers who were falsely accused of stealing from the store. Mekhi Lee, 19, is one of those teens who said they were trying to shop inside a Nordstrom Rack, but instead were humiliated after being closely watched and accused of stealing merchandise.

  • Governor Apr 20, 2018

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged Over Charity Donor List

    St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor’s legal woes. The charge of tampering with computer data is in addition to an earlier charge alleging Greitens took and transmitted a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom...

  • Facebook Oct 26, 2017

    Police Post ‘Pumpkin Lineup' After Stolen Squash Bust

    Police who caught three teenagers orange-handed with 48 stolen pumpkins — and one gourd — are asking residents of a St. Louis suburb to view a “pumpkin lineup” online to see if their Halloween squash are among those recovered. Pumpkins began vanishing last week from subdivisions of Maryland Heights,tThe St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Police quickly tracked down the boys and...

  • New Jersey Oct 17, 2017

    Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award in Talcum Powder Case

    A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for the lawsuit. The Missouri Eastern District Court’s ruling came in a lawsuit filed by Jacqueline Fox, 62, of Birmingham, Alabama, who claimed the...

  • Governor Aug 22, 2017

    Mo. Gov. Halts Inmate's Planned Execution After DNA Questions

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday halted the scheduled execution of condemned inmate Marcellus Williams after DNA testing raised questions about whether he actually killed....
    Just hours before Williams was to be put to death, the Republican governor said in an email that he was issuing a stay of execution. Williams was convicted of fatally stabbing former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter...

  • Facebook May 23, 2017

    St. Louis Boy Unleashes Powerful, Heartbreaking Message on Gun Violence

    A 6-year-old boy’s powerful message on gun violence has resonated with thousands across the country.

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