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9 am news

Loves Park veteran wants to keep giving away flags

2014-07-23 09:55:00 BND.com

A northern Illinois veteran who gives away free American flags every Memorial Day has raised $4,000 for a fund to keep the tradition going after he dies.

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Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

2014-07-23 09:55:00 BND.com

A railroad bridge is undamaged and Mississippi River traffic is moving again at Louisiana, Missouri, after barges broke free from their tow and became stuck under the bridge.

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Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

2014-07-23 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Pictures from the airport showed a handful of firefighters using flashlights to look at wreckage in the darkness. Read Full Story ...

Tire flies off SUV, hits another car in Chicago, killing driver

2014-07-23 09:14:00 STLToday.com
The accident happened Wednesday morning on Chicago's south side.  Read Full Story ...

Man accused of leaving infant twins unattended

2014-07-23 09:10:00 BND.com

A suburban St. Louis man is facing child endangerment charges for allegedly leaving his twin 9-month-old daughters in a car outside a store.

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Driver dies when tire hits car on Chicago highway

2014-07-23 09:05:00 BND.com

A tire that flew off an SUV bounced across an interstate highway in Chicago and slammed into a car, causing an accident that killed its driver.

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Plane crashes in bad weather in Taiwan, killing 51

2014-07-23 09:00:00 STLToday.com
Pictures from the airport showed a handful of firefighters using flashlights to look at wreckage in the darkness. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis woman slain in ambush had left boyfriend because of abuse, police say

2014-07-23 09:00:00 STLToday.com
Jolice Trice, 25, moved in with a friend recently on Thrush Avenue and was killed while leaving the home Sunday. Read Full Story ...

8 am news



St. Louis ranks among unhappiest metropolitan areas

2014-07-23 08:55:22 kmov.com
St. Louis ranks among the unhappiest metropolitan areas in new research released on Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Ex-Missouri sheriff indicted in property thefts

2014-07-23 08:50:00 BND.com

A southwest Missouri sheriff has been indicted by a federal grand jury on allegations that he stole property recovered in criminal cases and sold a stolen firearm.

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St. Joseph woman sentenced for $1 million fraud

2014-07-23 08:31:00 BND.com

A St. Joseph woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison with no parole for stealing nearly $1 million from two companies she partially owned.

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7 am news



Ohio base ranked highly by Air Force newspaper

2014-07-23 07:55:00 BND.com

A newspaper serving U.S. Air Force personnel has ranked Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton as one of the best places in the country to be stationed.

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Boy, 14, shot in stomach in St. Louis County

2014-07-23 07:35:00 BND.com

Police in St. Louis County are searching for the gunman who shot a 14-year-old boy.

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Scam targets Jefferson County residents

2014-07-23 07:30:20 kmov.com
Several people in Jefferson County are getting phone calls from someone posing as a family member asking for help. Read Full Story ...

In-party fight pits McCaskill against fellow Democratic senator from Alaska

2014-07-23 07:30:00 STLToday.com
At issue: Alaska Native Corporations. Read Full Story ...

Several car break-ins reported in St. Louis area

2014-07-23 07:30:00 BND.com

Police in several St. Louis-area communities are investigating a series of car break-ins that have occurred over the past several days.

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2014-07-23 07:02:04 CagleCartoons

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SIUE commemorates interim provost

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2014-07-23 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
Parviz Ansari has replaced Ann Boyle as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Read Full Story ...

SIUE finds new Director of Graduate Education

2014-07-23 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
Among the transitions occurring and temporary positions being assigned throughout many departments and offices on campus, SIUE welcomes the new Director of Graduate Education Shannon Hennessey. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Missouri woman gets 120 days in jail for fatal drunken-driving crash

2014-07-23 06:41:00 STLToday.com
Her blood-alcohol level at the time of the deadly crash in 2012 was 0.134 percent; the legal limit is 0.08 percent.  Read Full Story ...

Woman sentenced in fatal SW Missouri crash

2014-07-23 06:30:00 BND.com

A woman who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter after a fatal car crash in which she was driving drunk has been sentenced to 120 days in jail.

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McGraw Live: Stages & Robert Patton

2014-07-23 06:15:00 STLToday.com
We team with McGraw Milhaven to bring you the hottest topics of the day, live. Watch now! Read Full Story ...

Tennessee signs out-of-state firm for ads

2014-07-23 06:15:00 BND.com

Tennessee officials have signed a five-year, $60 million contract with a Kansas City, Missouri firm to produce the "Made in Tennessee" tourism campaign.

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Deer hunters in Illinois get new rules for 2014-15 season

2014-07-23 06:15:00 STLToday.com
The number of firearms permits for some counties will be cut.  Read Full Story ...

Crime trend alert: Car break-ins hit several communities in 5 days

2014-07-23 06:06:25 kmov.com
Authorities on both sides of the river are investigating after a string of car break-ins in the past few days. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Homicide called to investigate 2 separate incidents ovenight

2014-07-23 05:24:33 kmov.com
Homicide was called to investigate two separate incidents early Wednesday morning in the St. Louis area. Read Full Story ...

From the archives: Cave flood drowns 4, 3 missing

2014-07-23 05:00:00 STLToday.com
A flash flood caught a caving expedition in Cliff Cave, drowning six people on July 23, 1993.  Read Full Story ...

What will happen to St. Louis Storytelling Festival?

2014-07-23 05:00:00 STLToday.com
Just three months ago, the St. Louis Storytelling Festival advertised its 35th annual event as the "largest FREE storytelling festival in the world!" Read Full Story ...

Illinois college breaks ground on mining facility

2014-07-23 05:00:00 BND.com

A Saline County community college has broken ground on a simulated mine facility that will be used for education and competitions.

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Missouri sheriff accused of taking inmates to bars quits

2014-07-23 05:00:00 STLToday.com
He's also accused of having two inmates do work at his home. Read Full Story ...

4 am news



2 Illinois gang members plead guilty to conspiracy

2014-07-23 04:30:00 BND.com

Two Illinois gang members have pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute drugs.

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Rule changes coming in 2014-15 deer hunting season

2014-07-23 04:20:00 BND.com

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is announcing a number of changes for the upcoming deer hunting season.

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Death penalty sought in Warren County killings

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

An eastern Missouri man accused of killing two women and a boy in Warren County earlier this year could get the death penalty if convicted.

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EXCHANGE: College coop home to flock

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

Beyond the classrooms, labs and offices at Richland Community College reside about 50 noisy, feathered tenants with a habit of rolling around in the dirt.

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Fire-damaged Illinois state building set to reopen

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

A Springfield state office building damaged by a small fire appears ready to be back in business after a one-day closure.

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Missouri sheriff resigns after inmate allegations

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

A rural northern Missouri sheriff is resigning after being accused of taking inmates to bars and having them work at his home.

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Normandy plans job fair for teachers

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

The collaborative now running the troubled Normandy School District in St. Louis County will hold a job fair as it seeks new teachers.

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White House: Obama to visit Kansas City next week

2014-07-23 04:05:00 BND.com

The White House has announced President Barack Obama will be in Missouri next week to deliver a speech on the economy.

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3 am news



Group seeks to put replica village at Fort Massac

2014-07-23 03:35:00 BND.com

A replica 18th-century fort in southern Illinois will be getting a neighbor.

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Ex-school janitor accused of assaulting students

2014-07-23 03:20:00 BND.com

A former Chicago Public Schools janitor is accused of raping one student and fondling another while working at a South Side high school.

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Small town police concerned about dispatch fees

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

Small town police departments in northeastern Illinois are expressing concern over possible increases in the fees they pay for dispatch services from DeKalb County.

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Chicago to add noise monitors near O'Hare airport

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

Chicago plans to install eight new airport noise monitors in neighborhoods near O'Hare International Airport.

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Southwest plane makes emergency landing in Ohio

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Port Columbus International Airport because a fire-indicator light came on.

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Durbin to Putin: Take responsibility for crash

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.

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Missouri firefighter suspended for public comments

2014-07-23 03:05:00 BND.com

A Missouri fire protection district has suspended one if its captains for speaking to the media about the board's purchase of bulletproof vests.

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2 am news



Missouri man gets 37 years for purse snatching

2014-07-23 02:40:00 BND.com

An eastern Missouri man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for stealing a woman's purse.

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Social media solving the world's problems

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2014-07-23 02:27:45 CagleCartoons

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12 am news



McClellan: the sky is still falling on Rams fans

2014-07-23 00:15:00 STLToday.com
He sees the possibility of holding the NFL draft in LA next year as a bad omen for St. Louis.  Read Full Story ...

Control problems hurt Wainwright

2014-07-23 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Rays beat the Cards on strength of five-run inning. Read Full Story ...

The best and worst of Rams camps entering Year 20

2014-07-23 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Team has had some moments to remember since arriving in St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Top 10 memorable moments from St. Louis Rams camp

2014-07-23 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Believe it or not, the Rams are embarking on their 20th training camp since the move to St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

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