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2 pm news

Key I-70 exit in Wentzville to reopen in time for Thursday morning rush hour

2018-05-23 14:23:00 STLToday.com
Work has been completed on the westbound I-70 exit to southbound Route 61/eastbound Interstate 64. Read Full Story ...

Watch: Cat hangs on to top of van going 60 mph

2018-05-23 14:20:00 STLToday.com
OMAHA, Neb. ? The Nebraska Humane Society said staff had never seen anything like this until KETV NewsWatch 7 showed them the video of a cat holding on to the top of a van going about 60 mph down an? Read Full Story ...

Playing the hits is 'better than sex' for Poison bassist Bobby Dall

2018-05-23 14:00:00 STLToday.com
By Kevin C. Johnson | Post-Dispatch pop music critic Read Full Story ...

Suspect arrested in Alton double homicide

2018-05-23 14:00:00 STLToday.com
The Major Case Squad is investigating. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

2018-05-23 13:50:51 STLToday.com
The lawsuit was filed after Trump blocked some individuals from @realDonaldTrump, a 9-year-old Twitter account with over 50 million followers. Read Full Story ...

FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

2018-05-23 13:50:00 STLToday.com
Officials reviewed 119 cases of the blood disorder linked to benzocaine between 2009 and 2017, including four deaths, according to the FDA. Read Full Story ...

Kushner's security clearance restored, met with Mueller team a second time

2018-05-23 13:40:00 STLToday.com
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, had his White House security clearance restored Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter said, after months of uncertainty stemming in part from his role in the ongoing investigation by special? Read Full Story ...

Central West End apartments sold for $48 million

2018-05-23 13:40:00 STLToday.com
The $48 million sale price makes the deal the second largest in the commercial real estate sector this year and one of the largest over the last 12 months. Read Full Story ...

Judge weighs subpoena of group backing Missouri governor

2018-05-23 13:39:29 STLToday.com
A House panel is looking into A New Missouri, a 501c4 social welfare nonprofit that doesn't have to disclose the identities of its donors. Read Full Story ...

Minneapolis diners throw water at conservative Tomi Lahren

2018-05-23 13:36:34 STLToday.com
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren says she is disheartened and embarrassed but not broken after a patron threw water on her at a Minneapolis restaurant. Read Full Story ...

What it's like to be hit by a lava bomb: Kilauea survivor describes agony

2018-05-23 13:21:00 STLToday.com
'I didn't care if they cut my leg off or not.' Read Full Story ...

Publisher says $120,000 cash payment for Greitens' recordings was all his money

2018-05-23 13:20:00 STLToday.com
Missouri Times publisher Scott Faughn told a House committee that it was his $120,000 that he gave to attorney Al Watkins. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



STL's Diana Natalicio retiring as Texas university president

2018-05-23 12:30:00 STLToday.com
Cleveland HS grad has spent 45 years at University of Texas - El Paso Read Full Story ...

Ortiz: Under-the-radar deals pay off for Cardinals

2018-05-23 12:12:00 STLToday.com
With a mid-market team such as the Cardinals, John Mozeliak?s margin for error while putting the roster together isn?t quite as big as you would find with the rival Cubs or other big-market clubs. Read Full Story ...

Ben Welch of Big Baby Q introduces Southern pop-up restaurant Lucy Quinn

2018-05-23 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Ben Welch, chef-owner of the Maryland Heights barbecue restaurant and two-time STL 100 honoree Big Baby Q and Smokehouse, is pondering the future. That isn't surprising. Today (May 23) is his birthday, after all. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



Study: Black defendants receive longer prison terms from Republican-appointed judges

2018-05-23 11:52:00 STLToday.com
The differences between how Democratic and Republican judges treat black and non-black defendants account for 65 percent of the total racial sentencing gap observed at the federal level. Read Full Story ...

NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

2018-05-23 11:49:00 STLToday.com
If players are on the field, they must stand - but they also can remain in the locker room. Read Full Story ...

Car hits vacant home after driver is fatally shot in College Hill neighborhood

2018-05-23 11:45:00 STLToday.com
Homicide detectives were called to the scene, in the 2100 block of Linton Avenue, near West Florissant Avenue. Read Full Story ...

Political/Social Activist Dr. Cornel West Speaks at the SIUE East St. Louis Center, Calling for ?Love Warriors?

2018-05-23 11:21:00 SIUE.edu
In his trademark gripping, combustible and yet reverential way, Dr. Cornel West, well-known political and social activist, Harvard University professor, best-selling author and theologian, called on people to continue in the tradition of the great African Americans who fought for justice and equality by becoming ?love... Read Full Story ...

Evolution of control over Illinois universities favors separate SIUE

pgauen.post.dispatch@gmail.com (Pat Gauen)
2018-05-23 11:15:00 STLToday.com
Universities stopped sharing boards of trustees 22 years ago, except for the two now-warring independent campuses of SIU. Read Full Story ...

Blunt-sponsored legislation aims at reforming the way Capitol Hill treats sexual harassment

2018-05-23 11:10:00 STLToday.com
Vote could come by end of week Read Full Story ...

Dirt piles at Crestwood mall site could be flattened this summer

2018-05-23 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Redeveloper is mum on plan's progress. Read Full Story ...

10 am news



Cocoa Brown coming to the Laugh Lounge

2018-05-23 10:33:00 STLToday.com
Comedian and actress Cocoa Brown brings her stand-up to the Laugh Lounge this weekend with shows Friday-Sunday. Event times are at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday. Read Full Story ...

O'Neill starting as Cardinals scratch Ozuna from lineup

2018-05-23 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Tommy Pham is set to return to the lineup after resting Tuesday; Lyons looks ready to return to action when team gets to Pittsburgh Read Full Story ...

Greg Garcia celebrates life of grandfather, an East St. Louis native and former MLB manager

2018-05-23 10:24:00 STLToday.com
Dave Garcia managed the Angels and Indians, was a longtime scout, and coached for the Padres and Rockies. Read Full Story ...

16-year-old girl killed, 2 other teens injured in Jefferson County crash

2018-05-23 10:19:00 STLToday.com
The 16-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. Read Full Story ...

UK's Royal Society trumpets Washington U. professor Dr. Jeffrey Gordon

2018-05-23 10:15:00 STLToday.com
'Without peer,' Gordon directs university's genome science center Read Full Story ...

Company, executive, plead guilty to federal charges in adulterated pet food case

2018-05-23 10:15:00 STLToday.com
A Texas company and a Ballwin commodities broker have admitted supplying pet food companies with lower quality poultry ingredients, including feathers and entrails. Read Full Story ...

Ayo & Teo concert moves from the Pageant to Delmar Hall

2018-05-23 10:15:00 STLToday.com
Lit Fest starring Ayo & Teo, taking place Sunday night, moves from the Pageant to Delmar Hall. DJ Trill is also on the bill. Show time is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $28-$48. Get more information at delmarhall.com. Read Full Story ...

Turkey ingredients meant as dog food included ground-up feathers. Ballwin company, executive admit it

2018-05-23 10:15:00 STLToday.com
A Texas company and a Ballwin commodities broker have admitted supplying pet food companies with lower quality poultry ingredients, including feathers and entrails. Read Full Story ...

UK's Royal Society trumpets Washington Univeristy professor Dr. Jeffrey Gordon

2018-05-23 10:15:00 STLToday.com
'Without peer,' Gordon directs university's genome science center Read Full Story ...

Bader gets start over O'Neill, Fowler

2018-05-23 10:00:00 STLToday.com
Tommy Pham is set to return to the lineup after resting Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



SIUE Alumnus Clayton Hinton Named Partner of West & Company, LLC

2018-05-23 09:50:00 SIUE.edu
SIUE alumnus Clayton Hinton has been named a partner of West & Company, LLC. He will be the partner-in-charge of the firm?s Employee Benefits Department. Hinton earned a bachelor?s in accountancy from the SIUE School of Business in 2007. Details on his new role were posted in the Journal Gazette & Times Courier on... Read Full Story ...

Malnourished and overheated, 13 dogs found in car in Ellisville

2018-05-23 09:28:00 STLToday.com
One died, the others are in the custody of animal control now. Read Full Story ...

Munoz gets his chance at shortstop and runs with it

2018-05-23 09:00:00 STLToday.com
Rookie makes first start since return to majors, goes 4 for 4, but is caught stealing twice Read Full Story ...

8 am news



Wine Finds: Dry Tokay and riesling

2018-05-23 08:45:00 STLToday.com
Both have received high praise from wine critics, including 90 plus scores, but they are very different in style. Read Full Story ...

Former student in custody after 'credible threat' closes Belleville high schools

2018-05-23 08:45:00 STLToday.com
Superintendent says male is in custody. Final exams will resume on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Student in custody after 'credible threat' closes Belleville high schools

2018-05-23 08:30:00 STLToday.com
Superintendent says male student is in custody. Final exams will resume on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Affton gun-store burglars steal gun magazines, empty boxes -- but no weapons

2018-05-23 07:45:00 STLToday.com
Something similar happened at the Triple Threat Armory in November too. Read Full Story ...

Affton gun-store burglars steal gun magazines and empty boxes ? but no weapons

2018-05-23 07:45:00 STLToday.com
Something similar happened at the Triple Threat Armory in November too. Read Full Story ...

Belleville High cancels class after 'credible threat' by student

2018-05-23 07:04:00 STLToday.com
Final exams will resume on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Belleville cancels classes at high schools after 'credible threat' by student

2018-05-23 07:04:00 STLToday.com
Final exams will resume on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Classes canceled at Belleville high schools after 'credible threat' by student

2018-05-23 07:04:00 STLToday.com
Final exams will resume on Thursday. Read Full Story ...

It's the topping that makes the hamburger

2018-05-23 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Anyone can make a hamburger, and they all taste pretty much the same. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Consumers would get protection from surprise ER bills under measure OK'd by Missouri lawmakers

2018-05-23 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Consumer advocates say it's a good first step in protecting patients. Read Full Story ...

Millennial drinking: The lies and the truth

dneman@post-dispatch.com (Daniel Neman)
2018-05-23 06:15:00 STLToday.com
A revealing new survey about the drinking habits of millennials showed many startling facts, but the one that most got my notice was this: 3.47 percent of millennial men are liars. Read Full Story ...

Neman: Millennial drinking: The lies and the truth

dneman@post-dispatch.com (Daniel Neman)
2018-05-23 06:15:00 STLToday.com
A revealing new survey about the drinking habits of millennials showed many startling facts, but the one that most got my notice was this: 3.47 percent of millennial men are liars. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Cardinals hit nothing but singles, lose to Royals

2018-05-23 05:30:00 STLToday.com
Starter Luke Weaver allowed two solo home runs and his only walk of the game became a third run. Read Full Story ...

Border Patrol agents' seizure of opioids on the rise, McCaskill report says

2018-05-23 05:00:00 STLToday.com
Illicit fentanyl interdiction was up 72 percent in 2017 Read Full Story ...

3 am news



Correction: Primary Rdp story

2018-05-23 03:52:53 STLToday.com
ATLANTA (AP) ? In a story May 22 about midterm primary elections, The Associated Press reported erroneously that three vulnerable Republican congressmen from Texas are all white males. One of them, Rep. Will Hurd, is black. Read Full Story ...

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