Month: May 2019

City prepares for 46-foot river level on Thursday
News

City prepares for 46-foot river level on Thursday

ST. LOUIS – Helped by giant-sized sandbags, city crews have been busy working to ensure that the expected 46-foot crest…
The Jaco Report, Ep. 22: Planned Parenthood and the ACLU on Missouri’s new anti-abortion law
Opinion

The Jaco Report, Ep. 22: Planned Parenthood and the ACLU on Missouri’s new anti-abortion law

Missouri abortion-rights advocates will push back against the state’s new anti-abortion law, as well as regulatory attempts to close Missouri’s…
Central West End clinic can keep providing abortions, judge says
News

Central West End clinic can keep providing abortions, judge says

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge issued an order Friday to keep Missouri’s only abortion clinic operating over the objections…
Ending Planned Parenthood abortions could hurt public health, official says
News

Ending Planned Parenthood abortions could hurt public health, official says

CITY HALL – The potential ending of Planned Parenthood’s abortion services at its clinic on Forest Park Avenue could have…
Decision on license for Missouri’s last abortion clinic in hands of judge
News

Decision on license for Missouri’s last abortion clinic in hands of judge

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge is deciding whether to grant an order that would allow Missouri’s only…
Female DJs talk inspiration, community during Hip Hop Appreciation Week
Events

Female DJs talk inspiration, community during Hip Hop Appreciation Week

DOWNTOWN – As part of the Central Library’s Hip Hop Appreciation Week, Aja La’Starr Owens hosted her annual “I Am…
City can handle predicted River des Peres crest, official says
News

City can handle predicted River des Peres crest, official says

ST. LOUIS – The National Weather Service now projects the Mississippi River will crest about three feet below the record…
A flood of fish for North Riverfront Park fishermen
News

A flood of fish for North Riverfront Park fishermen

NORTH RIVERFRONT – When the rainy season pours in, Chis Hykes doesn’t worry about his hilltop home flooding. It sits…
Judge to hear case of Missouri’s last abortion clinic on Thursday
Health

Judge to hear case of Missouri’s last abortion clinic on Thursday

CENTRAL WEST END – A judge will hear arguments Thursday over whether state health regulators can pull the license of…
Shelley House joins ranks of African American civil rights landmarks
News

Shelley House joins ranks of African American civil rights landmarks

GREATER VILLE – The family living at 4600 Labadie Avenue in the Greater Ville neighborhood had a host of people…
Charles Jaco: Climate change will hit St. Louis’ poor the hardest
Opinion

Charles Jaco: Climate change will hit St. Louis’ poor the hardest

Watch Channels 2, 4, and 5’s coverage of the long-running floods around St. Louis, or listen to any radio coverage…
African Arts Festival “brings everybody together” in Forest Park
Art

African Arts Festival “brings everybody together” in Forest Park

FOREST PARK – Summer heat has swept St. Louis early this year, but it was the perfect weather for the…
Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis may be forced to close
News

Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis may be forced to close

Missouri’s only remaining abortion clinic, the Planned Parenthood facility on Forest Park Avenue, will be forced to stop performing abortions…
Rep. Steve Roberts launches senate campaign with legal issues still festering
News

Rep. Steve Roberts launches senate campaign with legal issues still festering

ST. LOUIS – Missouri Rep. Steve Roberts, D-St. Louis, says he will run for state senate, but the announcement comes…
30 minutes to KC: Hyperloop technology in the works with an eye on St. Louis
News

30 minutes to KC: Hyperloop technology in the works with an eye on St. Louis

Could a thirty-minute trip between St. Louis and Kansas City be on its way to reality?  A group from Missouri…
Piazza to bring more of Italy to the Hill
News

Piazza to bring more of Italy to the Hill

THE HILL – In towns and cities throughout Italy, the piazza is the accepted place to meet, find a bench…
The Jaco Report, Ep. 21: The newest Bosley raises voice on abortion
Health

The Jaco Report, Ep. 21: The newest Bosley raises voice on abortion

Missouri is the fifth worst state in the nation for children who are victims of violence. It’s the 16th worst…
Aldermen: Is city spending youth crime prevention money properly?
News

Aldermen: Is city spending youth crime prevention money properly?

CITY HALL – A committee of the Board of Aldermen plans to take a closer look at how the city…
City Hall proposal would require most businesses to accept cash
News

City Hall proposal would require most businesses to accept cash

People who refuse to carry a credit card should get help from a bill now under  consideration by the Board…
“Paint Your Pet” helps brighten Humane Society’s future
Art

“Paint Your Pet” helps brighten Humane Society’s future

CHELTENHAM – A recent trend, “sip and paint” events, has popped up all over the country. One group in St.…
BUD program trains new workers, builds union diversity
News

BUD program trains new workers, builds union diversity

The St. Louis Building Construction and Trades Council is looking to replenish the ranks by training younger workers in the…
As swimming season opens, city joins ‘Pool Safely’ drive
News

As swimming season opens, city joins ‘Pool Safely’ drive

Safety first. That’s the main message officials want to send as swimming pools officially open Saturday in the city of…
Black-owned pop-up shop draws crowds at Cortex Commons
Business

Black-owned pop-up shop draws crowds at Cortex Commons

CENTRAL WEST END – On Wednesday afternoon, black-owned businesses set up shop in the Cortex Commons for For the Culture…
Crashes on Natural Bridge draw attention to MoDOT median plan
News

Crashes on Natural Bridge draw attention to MoDOT median plan

There have been more in a series of nasty crashes on Natural Bridge Boulevard in a stretch of road where…
Claim Academy students take the hot seat in front of employers
News

Claim Academy students take the hot seat in front of employers

It’s an unusual opportunity for a student walking out of any school.  Take what you have learned, apply it, and…
Charles Jaco: Is it about Christianity or control in Jefferson City?
Health

Charles Jaco: Is it about Christianity or control in Jefferson City?

After 9/11, a new word crept into the American lexicon, thanks to neo-conservatives who were pushing an Iraq invasion and…
Governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks
News

Governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed on Friday a bill that bans abortions on or beyond…
Krewson offers upbeat State of the City address to aldermen
News

Krewson offers upbeat State of the City address to aldermen

CITY HALL – Mayor Lyda Krewson thinks the city is riding a tsunami of construction and economic activity. She says…
Bills call for charter votes on ethics
News

Bills call for charter votes on ethics

CITY HALL – Lobbyists couldn’t give a gift of more than $5 to a candidate or elected official if voters…
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