Month: July 2020

FOX News contributor wins judgment against Gardner
Crime

FOX News contributor wins judgment against Gardner

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fox News contributor John Solomon has won a default judgment against St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim…
Change laws that shield police, County prosecutor says
Crime

Change laws that shield police, County prosecutor says

CLAYTON (AP) — After a third review failed to uncover enough evidence to charge the officer who fatally shot Black…
Barack Obama’s address at John Lewis’ funeral
News

Barack Obama’s address at John Lewis’ funeral

ATLANTA (AP) — A transcript of former President Barack Obama’s address to those present at the funeral service for John…
Election results may be delayed — but not because of fraud
News

Election results may be delayed — but not because of fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of…
At Lewis’ funeral, Obama calls for renewing Voting Rights Act
News

At Lewis’ funeral, Obama calls for renewing Voting Rights Act

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama used Rep. John Lewis’ funeral on Thursday to issue a stark warning that…
County prosecutor won’t charge Wilson in Brown’s death
Crime

County prosecutor won’t charge Wilson in Brown’s death

CLAYTON (AP) — St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he would not charge the former police officer who fatally…
2012 GOP presidential hopeful Cain dies of COVID-19
Coronavirus

2012 GOP presidential hopeful Cain dies of COVID-19

ATLANTA (AP) — Herman Cain, the former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went…
Trump floats unlikely idea of election delay
Coronavirus

Trump floats unlikely idea of election delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, lagging in the polls and grappling with deepening economic and public health crises, floated…
As virus aid talks stall, Trump scorns help for cities
Coronavirus

As virus aid talks stall, Trump scorns help for cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dismissed on Wednesday Democratic demands for aid to cash-strapped cities in a new coronavirus relief…
Parson backs push to try youths ages 12-18 as adults
Crime

Parson backs push to try youths ages 12-18 as adults

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is asking lawmakers to approve legislation that would allow judges to decide…
Circuit attorney contest mirrors U.S. debate on crime, reform
Crime

Circuit attorney contest mirrors U.S. debate on crime, reform

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of St. Louis’ elected prosecutor may rest with which side city voters choose in…
Biden vows to fight racial inequality with economic agenda
Business

Biden vows to fight racial inequality with economic agenda

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that his economic agenda would combat long-standing racial inequalities as…
City students will start on Aug. 31, but not in schools
Education

City students will start on Aug. 31, but not in schools

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Public Schools are going all online. In a meeting Tuesday of the Board of Education,…
As crime surges on his watch, Trump warns of Biden’s America
News

As crime surges on his watch, Trump warns of Biden’s America

President Donald Trump is painting a dystopian portrait of what Joe Biden’s America might look like, asserting crime and chaos…
Redevelopment roadmap, or retread? New plan in works
Benign Neglect

Redevelopment roadmap, or retread? New plan in works

CITY HALL – St. Louis may be taking a new path to economic development. On Tuesday, the St. Louis Development…
Trump again pushes disproven drug as COVID-19 treatment
Coronavirus

Trump again pushes disproven drug as COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s attempt to project a more serious tone about the coronavirus lasted for about a week. On…
Firefighters save kitten from beam under overpass
Featured

Firefighters save kitten from beam under overpass

ST. LOUIS – There was no tree, and the ladder was too short. So saving one kitten took two teams…
Shutdown looms for businesses ignoring COVID-19 rules
Business

Shutdown looms for businesses ignoring COVID-19 rules

CITY HALL – Businesses that flout public health orders during the COVID-19 pandemic are going to be shut down, city…
County announces new restrictions as cases soar
Business

County announces new restrictions as cases soar

Missouri’s most populous county is limiting crowd sizes, ordering bars to close early and getting tough on businesses as the…
‘Whitening’ creams undergo makeover, but colorism persists
Business

‘Whitening’ creams undergo makeover, but colorism persists

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world’s biggest cosmetics companies have been selling a fairy tale that often goes…
U.S. going in wrong direction, Americans say in poll
Business

U.S. going in wrong direction, Americans say in poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the November election 100 days away, more Americans say the country is heading in the wrong…
COVID-19 joins heat, humidity in making city a hot spot
Coronavirus

COVID-19 joins heat, humidity in making city a hot spot

ST. LOUIS – Blazing heat, humidity and COVID-19 are making the St. Louis area a hot spot. Even the White…
Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in his hometown
News

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in his hometown

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural…
Retailers that resisted face masks get on board
Business

Retailers that resisted face masks get on board

NEW YORK (AP) — When the parent of Southern grocery chain Winn-Dixie said that it wasn’t going to require customers…
White House, GOP at odds over jobless aid
Coronavirus

White House, GOP at odds over jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiations over a new COVID-19 rescue bill were in flux Friday after the White House floated cutting an unemployment…
Batter Up! Baseball, soundtrack of summer, is back – sort of
Coronavirus

Batter Up! Baseball, soundtrack of summer, is back – sort of

Herb Vincent closes his eyes and drifts back a half-century, to his boyhood bedroom in North Little Rock, Ark. He’s…
Jobless claims rise as cutoff of extra $600 benefit nears
Business

Jobless claims rise as cutoff of extra $600 benefit nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation got another dose of bad economic news Thursday as the number of laid-off workers seeking…
Parson clarifies comments on schoolchildren, virus
Coronavirus

Parson clarifies comments on schoolchildren, virus

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson is clarifying comments he made in a radio interview in which he said…
Armed U.S. agents on city streets: Can Trump do that?
Featured

Armed U.S. agents on city streets: Can Trump do that?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration of President Donald Trump’s deployment of agents with tactical gear to confront protesters in downtown…
Biden offers plan for jobs, children, elderly
Business

Biden offers plan for jobs, children, elderly

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden offered on Tuesday a massive plan to generate 3 million jobs and improve…
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