Month: November 2019

2020 trial set for city officer in colleague’s death
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2020 trial set for city officer in colleague’s death

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer will go on trial next year in the fatal shooting of…
2019 Thanksgiving Day parade
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2019 Thanksgiving Day parade

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New temporary license plate tags will help fight fraud
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New temporary license plate tags will help fight fraud

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri is trying to crack down on drivers who use expired or fake temporary license plates.…
Buder Elementary looks forward to its second 100 years
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Buder Elementary looks forward to its second 100 years

SOUTHAMPTON – Stepping spryly with a cane, white goatee and plenty of gusto, Bob Clark, out in front of his wife,…
Downtown parade brightens Thanksgiving Day
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Downtown parade brightens Thanksgiving Day

DOWNTOWN – The annual Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade had some of us walking on air – some literally and some…
Got greens on your table? Be thankful for them
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Got greens on your table? Be thankful for them

Turkey and dressing (or “stuffing”; however you roll) are the usual star eats of a Thanksgiving feast. But greens, especially…
Dignitaries break ground on new NGA campus
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Dignitaries break ground on new NGA campus

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Work is beginning on a $1.7 billion National Geospatial Intelligence Agency campus in north St. Louis.…
This Thanksgiving, say a prayer for the Leftovers
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This Thanksgiving, say a prayer for the Leftovers

It’s been five years since the night of Nov. 24, 2014, when then-St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, with little…
New online option for reporting adult abuse
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New online option for reporting adult abuse

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Missouri health officials are offering an online option for reporting adult abuse and neglect after an…
‘Mighty Mississippi’ exhibit opens at history museum
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‘Mighty Mississippi’ exhibit opens at history museum

FOREST PARK  – “The Mighty Mississippi,” a 6,000-square-foot exhibit that explores the cultures and legacies that grew and prospered around…
Video in Richmond Heights killing condemns police, activists say
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Video in Richmond Heights killing condemns police, activists say

WEST END – Family members of Terry Tillman, the 23-year-old black man fatally shot by a Richmond Heights Police officer in…
Glitch in Medicare drug plan finder could cost consumers
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Glitch in Medicare drug plan finder could cost consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A glitch in Medicare’s revamped prescription plan finder can steer unwitting older adults to coverage that costs…
Muhammad delays criminal history bill for more work
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Muhammad delays criminal history bill for more work

CITY HALL – By all indications, the Board of Aldermen is solidly behind 21st Ward Alderman John Collins-Muhammad’s bill prohibiting…
Missouri leaders hope to keep minors, abusers from guns
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Missouri leaders hope to keep minors, abusers from guns

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson, city leaders and police chiefs proposed on Monday a three-pronged plan to fight…
Hawley wants investigation of public housing complaints
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Hawley wants investigation of public housing complaints

KANSAS CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is pushing for federal investigations into uninhabitable conditions at some public…
St. Mary Magdalen Church celebrates a century of service
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St. Mary Magdalen Church celebrates a century of service

SOUTHAMPTON – In the second decade of the 20th century, the city of St. Louis was growing to the southwest.…
Committee wants yet more changes to freeholders slate
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Committee wants yet more changes to freeholders slate

CITY HALL – To overcome a committee’s failure to approve Mayor Lyda Krewson’s list of nine potential members of the…
Missouri, voting rights groups settle address-change lawsuit
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Missouri, voting rights groups settle address-change lawsuit

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri residents could soon find it easier to update their addresses for voter registration under a…
14 electric buses will serve No. 70 Grand line
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14 electric buses will serve No. 70 Grand line

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Metro Transit is poised to add 14 new electric buses to one of the city’s most…
Giving thanks, turkeys, dinners – and coats 
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Giving thanks, turkeys, dinners – and coats 

SHAW – ‘Tis the season for giving thanks, turkeys, dinners and, well, coats.   On Wednesday, 2,000 students were thankful as they…
Closed Cabanne Library awaits renovation, better security
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Closed Cabanne Library awaits renovation, better security

ACADEMY – The Cabanne branch of the St. Louis Public Library is closed.  That’s something that can be agreed upon.…
Committee delays action on new freeholders nominees
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Committee delays action on new freeholders nominees

CITY HALL – With four new black nominees, an aldermanic committee seemed ready Tuesday to break a logjam and approve…
Missouri lawmakers vow to go after carjackers, but not guns
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Missouri lawmakers vow to go after carjackers, but not guns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Republican state legislators and fellow Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt laid out on Tuesday legislative…
Black Friday events will help put black businesses in the black
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Black Friday events will help put black businesses in the black

ST.LOUIS – Area entrepreneurs are trying to help put local black businesses in the black on Black Friday. Thanks to…
Groups gather to coordinate efforts against gun violence
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Groups gather to coordinate efforts against gun violence

MIDTOWN – Community activists, nonprofits, politicians, clergy, support groups and like-minded souls assembled on Nov 16 to discuss the problem of…
Krewson names 4 new nominees for freeholders board
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Krewson names 4 new nominees for freeholders board

CITY HALL – In a letter to Aldermanic President Lewis Reed and Fourth Ward Alderman Samuel Moore Tuesday morning, Mayor…
Childhood trauma still affects adults, nonprofit warns
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Childhood trauma still affects adults, nonprofit warns

DUTCHTOWN – The Thomas Dunn Learning Center, 3113 Gasconade St., hosted a trauma awareness presentation on Nov. 14 sponsored by Alive…
AmVets Post 67 has proud history of military, neighborly service
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AmVets Post 67 has proud history of military, neighborly service

ST. LOUIS – On Veterans Day, Donna Harrell-Saddler made her way to Denny’s to be served up a free appreciation…
Aldermen support $15 hourly wage for janitors
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Aldermen support $15 hourly wage for janitors

CITY HALL – Four years after Missouri stopped the city’s attempt to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis, the…
Man whose car burned punched firefighters, police say
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Man whose car burned punched firefighters, police say

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police have arrested a man they say punched two firefighters who were trying to douse the…
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