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Alton woman dragged outside home by intruder

2014-07-30 15:42:26 kmov.com
An Alton woman was dragged from her home after a man followed her inside. Read Full Story ...

Youth soccer coach admits videotaping young girls

2014-07-30 15:32:00 BND.com

A suburban Kansas City youth soccer coach has pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping young girls while they changed their clothes in his daughter's bedroom.

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Mayor says Rock Island company moving to Davenport

2014-07-30 15:26:00 BND.com

The mayor of Rock Island, Illinois, says an insurance company plans to move its headquarter to nearby Davenport, Iowa.

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Governor candidates differ on overseas tax breaks

2014-07-30 15:06:00 BND.com

The practice of U.S. corporations reorganizing overseas with foreign entities to cut taxes back home has emerged as an issue in Illinois' gubernatorial race.

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Bernie: If healthy, Masterson can help Cards

2014-07-30 15:05:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals go for depth instead of high drama. An improved defense should help Masterson. But what about his knee and that soaring walk rate?  Read Full Story ...

Trial begins for man accused of deadly house fire

2014-07-30 15:01:00 BND.com

A trial is underway in central Illinois for a man accused of setting a Peoria house fire that killed four people, including a 2-year-old boy.

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Crisis

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2014-07-30 15:00:07 CagleCartoons

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2 pm news



South Grand reopens after gas leak

2014-07-30 14:55:00 STLToday.com
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Prisoners picking up highway trash find $1M in packaged pot

2014-07-30 14:30:00 STLToday.com
The find: 678 1-pound packages of pot and three bags of loose marijuana.  Read Full Story ...

The Dork Knight

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2014-07-30 14:27:17 CagleCartoons

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This Land is Our Land

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2014-07-30 14:21:13 CagleCartoons

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Quinn: State will 'prevail' in Shakman lawsuit

2014-07-30 14:16:00 BND.com

Gov. Pat Quinn says attorneys representing the state will be ready to defend their position in a lawsuit scrutinizing hiring in his Department of Transportation.

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Roosevelt will return to District 7 board

2014-07-30 14:04:00 theintelligencer.com
Seven candidates applied for the open seat on the Edwardsville District 7 Board of Education, which opted to choose the one with most experience. Read Full Story ...

Lock Your Meds reminder issued

jbiggs.edwi@gmail.com(jbiggs)
2014-07-30 14:00:00 theintelligencer.com
The Drug Enforcement Administration estimates that more than 7 million Americans abuse prescription drugs.  An estimated 70 percent of those abusers over the age of 12 obtain the drugs from friends an Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Fire crews respond to 'significant' gas leak in south St. Louis; evacuations underway

2014-07-30 13:57:52 kmov.com
Fire crews were called to the scene of a gas leak around 1:30 p.m. at 3150 S. Grand Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Obama makes quick stop in Kansas City suburb

2014-07-30 13:51:00 BND.com

Residents of the Kansas City suburb of Parkville got a surprise when President Barack Obama stopped at a coffee shop and paid the tabs for a handful of patrons.

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Health-care gains rise for hospitals, insurers as patients pay

2014-07-30 13:47:00 STLToday.com
The country as a whole is enjoying slower growth in its health-care spending. Read Full Story ...

City leaders say PCBs not only concern at landfill

2014-07-30 13:42:00 BND.com

Communities that rely on a large central Illinois aquifer say Gov. Pat Quinn's decision to block disposal of PCBs at the Clinton Landfill might not do enough to protect their…

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Atmospheric Carbon

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2014-07-30 13:38:31 CagleCartoons

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Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

2014-07-30 13:33:00 BND.com

Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators.

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Inmates on cleanup crew find $1 million in pot

2014-07-30 13:33:00 BND.com

A northwest Missouri cleanup crew consisting of jail inmates and a sheriff's deputy went into a roadside ravine to clean up trash and instead discovered more than 600 pounds of…

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2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge

2014-07-30 13:30:00 STLToday.com
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.  ?   A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana when a freight train surprised them as they w… Read Full Story ...

Tax-free holiday in Missouri begins this weekend

2014-07-30 13:27:50 kmov.com
The Missouri tax-free holiday weekend begins this Friday, August 1 and runs through Sunday, August 3. Read Full Story ...

Cards land Indians' righty Masterson

2014-07-30 13:23:00 STLToday.com
Club sends Class AA outfielder Ramsey to Cleveland for starting pitcher. Read Full Story ...

Former health agency CEO sentenced for fraud

2014-07-30 13:11:00 BND.com

The former CEO of a southeast Missouri health care health care network has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for submitting falsified applications for federal grants, and other…

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Crawl for a Cause has local benefits

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2014-07-30 13:06:00 theintelligencer.com
Two local organizations received a total of $7,200 recently, proceeds from this year?s Crawl for a Cause fundraiser that was held last spring in downtown Edwardsville. Read Full Story ...

Concert planned as thank you

mwinte@edwpub.net(mwinte)
2014-07-30 13:02:00 theintelligencer.com
To thank the community for all of their support, Edwardsville Neighbors in Need is hosting a free concert on Friday featuring the Well Hungarians. Read Full Story ...

Missouri offers many lakeside camping sites

2014-07-30 13:01:00 theintelligencer.com
Need to get away from today's hectic pace and tune out the commotion? Go camping. Whether you just throw a sleeping bag on the ground, pitch a tent or have a well equipped RV, camping under the night Read Full Story ...

Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

2014-07-30 13:01:00 STLToday.com
 Medicaid patients must meet 25 criteria and get prior approval before the government health care program will pay for Sovaldi. Read Full Story ...

Stillwater Senior Living plans summer fundraiser

2014-07-30 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
In honor of the Dog Days of Summer, Stillwater Senior Living is hosting T-Mo?s Tacos at our office building on August 1st from 10am?6pm. Help us raise funds for Found A Hound Rescue and enjoy fabulous Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



UMSL sets fundraising record

2014-07-30 12:45:00 STLToday.com
UMSL raised $10 million more than the previous year Read Full Story ...

Japanese firm expands Illinois rail car plant

2014-07-30 12:37:00 BND.com

A Japanese rail car manufacturer is expanding its plant in north-central Illinois, adding 90 jobs.

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Bicyclist claims Sunset Hills mayor swerved car into him; mayor has different version

2014-07-30 12:15:00 STLToday.com
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Events planned in the Alton area

2014-07-30 12:04:00 theintelligencer.com
The Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the following events. Read Full Story ...

Signature Virtual Assistance saluted

2014-07-30 12:03:00 theintelligencer.com
Lorie Nelson, founder and owner of Signature Virtual Assistance, knows that the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center?s path crossed with hers at just the right time. Read Full Story ...

Mascoutah Homecoming, Augustfest scheduled

2014-07-30 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Come celebrate Mascoutah's 87th Annual Homecoming and Augustfest, one of the largest summer community events in Southern Illinois.  The three day celebration will be held Friday through Sunday, August Read Full Story ...

Bicyclist claims Sunset Hills mayor swerved car into him; police confirm investigation

2014-07-30 12:00:00 STLToday.com
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11 am news



Protesters mass outside Obama appearance

2014-07-30 11:56:00 BND.com

About 300 people stood outside the theater where President Obama spoke in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Cops catch escaped prisoner sleeping on couch in Sedalia, Mo., home

2014-07-30 11:56:00 STLToday.com
His escape last week was the first from the Pettis County Jail since it was built in 2000.  Read Full Story ...

Missouri inmate back in custody after week on run

2014-07-30 11:46:00 BND.com

A central Missouri inmate who has been missing for nearly a week is back in custody after being caught while asleep on a couch in a Sedalia home.

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Auditor: At least $12,000 missing in Clark County

2014-07-30 11:36:00 BND.com

A report by the Missouri Auditor's office shows that a northeast Missouri county is missing more than $12,000, with a former circuit clerk suspected of taking the money.

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Murder, other counts severed in antifreeze deaths

2014-07-30 11:36:00 BND.com

A southwest Missouri woman accused of fatally poisoning two family members with antifreeze and nearly killing another in the same way could have two separate trials after a Greene County…

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Sunset Hills police investigating traffic incident involving mayor's car, bicyclist

2014-07-30 11:31:00 STLToday.com
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Do Nothing Congress

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2014-07-30 11:21:50 CagleCartoons

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Man dies in interstate crash

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2014-07-30 11:21:00 theintelligencer.com
A 20-year-old man died early Wednesday morning as the result of a fatal accident on Interstate 70 near Troy. Read Full Story ...

Live chat: Joe Strauss on the Cards latest trade prospects

2014-07-30 11:15:00 STLToday.com
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Jesse Dixon is SIUE East St. Louis Center New Director

2014-07-30 11:14:59 SIUE.edu

Jesse Dixon Director East St. Louis Grant Funded Programs 07-28-14

Jesse Dixon, formerly the special assistant to the superintendent of the St. Louis Public Schools, is the new director of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center. Jerry Weinberg, associate provost for research and dean of the Graduate School, made the announcement earlier in July.

?I feel both honored and thrilled to be taking on this director role for the SIUE East St. Louis Center,? Dixon said. ?The Center has demonstrated a decades-long commitment to providing quality educational services to students and families in and around East St. Louis. With the wide range of effective programs for students, from birth through college, I see tremendous opportunities to accelerate our impact and serve more families in the region.?

Dixon replaces Dr. Andrew Theising, former Institute Urban Research (IUR) director. Theising was named director of the Center in September 2012.

Dixon said his first order of business is to get to know the hardworking staff at the Center while also reaching out to the key stakeholders at the University and throughout the Metro East community.

?I was drawn to work at the Center for several reasons. First, I am impressed with the quality of services being offered here. I applaud the partnership and backing of a premiere University to ensure that a wide range of opportunities exist for the community. The Center is a place where infants, toddlers, teenagers and adults can get dental care, receive nursing services and have their future shaped by effective and committed educators,? Dixon said. ?There are very few places in the country that offer this range of services.?

Dixon has served in a number of capacities during his professional career. He managed a range of special projects related to district-wide strategic planning efforts, intervention strategies for the lowest performing schools and teacher retention initiatives. Dixon oversaw a range of federal grant programs, including Title I, II and III and federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) programs.

From 2009-2013, Dixon supported the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in the development of the state’s accountability and assistance system. He directed the launch and ongoing management of the state’s Office of District and School Turnaround – an office managing the Race to the Top turnaround initiatives, School Improvement Grant program and overall efforts to intervene in the state?s most struggling schools and districts.

Through his private consulting practice, Dixon provided strategic planning and implementation support to the U.S. Department of Education, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, University of Missouri St. Louis Charter School Office, Saint Louis University?s Charter School Office, Harvard Programs in Professional Education, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

Dixon earned a master?s in education policy and management from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

The new director said he looks forward to applying his expertise and helping make the Center grow in the size of its scope, influence and services.

?The Center is an inspiring and innovative place that is doing great things for thousands of people,? Dixon said. ?But I believe there is significant opportunity to put in place a wider range of programming and serve even more.?

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With a focus on empowering people and strengthening communities, the SIUE East St. Louis Center is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals?from pre-school through adult?in the Metro East region.  The Center offers programs that gives the community renewed hope and an opportunity to reach educational, career and life goals. It does so by providing comprehensive programs, services and training in the areas of education, health, social services and the arts.

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Man struck, killed by train in eastern Missouri

2014-07-30 11:11:00 BND.com

A man is dead after being struck by a train in eastern Missouri.

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TV review: 'Sharknado 2!' is so bad, it's bad

2014-07-30 11:11:00 STLToday.com
But for this movie, bad is good, right? Read Full Story ...

Police: Man dies after being shot, crashing car

2014-07-30 11:07:00 BND.com

A man is dead after being shot in the St. Louis County town of Berkeley and crashing his car into a parked car.

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Drowning prompts Missouri rock quarry to tighten rules

2014-07-30 11:06:00 STLToday.com
Noah Cook, 6, was wearing a flotation device when he drowned on July 25. Read Full Story ...

Starkloff attends anniversary celebration of disabilities act

2014-07-30 11:00:00 STLToday.com
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10 am news



Chris Carpenter selling Florida home for $625,000

2014-07-30 10:58:22 kmov.com
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Man, 35, fatally struck by train in Pacific

2014-07-30 10:55:00 STLToday.com
PACIFIC  ?  Police are investigating the death of a 35-year-old man who was struck and killed by a Union Pacific train on Wednesday morning. Read Full Story ...

Live chats: Joe Strauss at 11 a.m. on the Cards latest trade prospects

2014-07-30 10:45:00 STLToday.com
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Sen. Chappelle-Nadal spent nearly $20,000 on opposition campaign

2014-07-30 10:23:00 STLToday.com
JEFFERSON CITY ? Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal spent nearly $20,000 in her campaign against former University City Mayor Joe Adams -- and he's not even after her seat. Read Full Story ...

Rolla rock quarry tightens rules after drowning

2014-07-30 10:20:00 BND.com

A Rolla rock quarry is requiring young children to wear life jackets after a Fenton boy's recent drowning death.

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Police search for trucker after fatal I-70 wreck

2014-07-30 10:19:00 BND.com

Illinois State Police are searching for a tractor-trailer driver who they say drove off after being involved in an accident that left another motorist dead.

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Western Illinois woman dies in mobile home fire

2014-07-30 10:11:00 BND.com

Authorities suspect an electrical appliance caused a western Illinois mobile home fire that killed a woman.

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Missouri man charged with abuse after ramming horse with vehicle

2014-07-30 10:01:00 STLToday.com
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.  ?  A northwest Missouri man accused of ramming a horse to death with his vehicle has been charged with animal abuse. Read Full Story ...

9 am news



Pipe bomb found in downtown Springfield

2014-07-30 09:56:00 BND.com

Federal agencies are investigating after a pipe bomb was found outside a downtown Springfield restaurant.

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Norwalk murder, woman's disappearance unsolved

2014-07-30 09:51:00 BND.com

Investigators hoping for a break in the 2011 death of an elderly Iowa man and his missing wife reached out to the public Wednesday, saying they need more information to…

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Breakfast with Bernie: Cards shouldn't trade for starting pitching

2014-07-30 09:45:00 STLToday.com
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Kansas City nonviolence rally stopped after fights

2014-07-30 09:41:00 BND.com

A Kansas City rally and parade for nonviolence had to be stopped after fights broke out.

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Missouri man charged with abuse in horse's death

2014-07-30 09:37:00 BND.com

A 40-year-old northwest Missouri man accused of ramming a horse to death with his vehicle has been charged with animal abuse.

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Eminent writer William Gass turns 90

2014-07-30 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Books of short stories and essays will be published next year. Read Full Story ...

8 am news



Putin and prey

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2014-07-30 08:54:18 CagleCartoons

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Albuquerque police: Naked intruder fell asleep in couple's bed

2014-07-30 08:47:00 STLToday.com
The intruder only woke up when cops ripped the blankets off him.  Read Full Story ...

Hearing delayed for Rock Island man in murder case

2014-07-30 08:46:00 BND.com

A western Illinois judge has postponed a preliminary hearing for a Rock Island man charged in the slaying of his former girlfriend.

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Some special needs Iowa kids barred from rides

2014-07-30 08:41:00 BND.com

A Mississippi Valley Fair official has apologized to special needs kids and their parents after some of the children weren't allowed on some rides.

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DOLLAR TREE GROWS

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2014-07-30 08:38:38 CagleCartoons

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Charges upgraded to murder after Palatine fight

2014-07-30 08:21:00 BND.com

A 35-year-old Palatine man is now facing a first-degree murder charge after a man died who he allegedly punched outside a bar.

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Teen found dead in car in Centreville apparently killed self, authorities say

2014-07-30 08:20:00 STLToday.com
The name of the boy, 16, has not been released. Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Kansas man pleads guilty in fatal home invasion in suburban KC

2014-07-30 07:58:00 STLToday.com
Three people were killed in the November 2012 attack.  Read Full Story ...

US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

2014-07-30 07:48:00 STLToday.com
Economists expect the momentum to continue in the second half of the year.  Read Full Story ...

U.S. economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

2014-07-30 07:48:00 STLToday.com
Economists expect the momentum to continue in the second half of the year.  Read Full Story ...

Kansas man pleads guilty in fatal home invasion

2014-07-30 07:44:00 BND.com

A Kansas man has pleaded guilty for his role in a Missouri home invasion robbery during which three people were killed.

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Man dies of injuries sustained after picking up explosive device in yard

2014-07-30 07:33:37 kmov.com
A suburban St. Louis man has died from injuries suffered when he picked up an explosive device in his yard earlier this month. Read Full Story ...

Operation Reveille looks to end homelessness among area veterans

2014-07-30 07:28:35 kmov.com
Wednesday morning St. Louis City kicked off Operation Reveille with a goal to end chronic homelessness for area veterans. Read Full Story ...

Man dies of injuries from explosive device

2014-07-30 07:26:00 BND.com

A suburban St. Louis man has died from injuries suffered when he picked up an explosive device in his yard earlier this month.

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Cool summer hurting attendance at some pools

2014-07-30 07:16:00 BND.com

Summer is typically hot and steamy in St. Louis. Not this summer, and the cooler-than-usual weather is hurting attendance at many St. Louis area pools and water parks.

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Students question success of single multicultural counselor position

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2014-07-30 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
Beginning this fall, SIUE Counseling Services will welcome Janelle McGruder to the position of multicultural counselor. Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Roughly 1300 Ameren customers without power in Crestwood

2014-07-30 06:51:55 kmov.com
Ameren said they did not know what caused the outage, which started around 6:30 a.m., but they noted they are working to restore power. Read Full Story ...

One dead after shooting, crash in St. Louis County

2014-07-30 06:32:53 kmov.com
Police in St. Louis County are investigating after a man died after being shot and crashing his vehicle early Wednesday morning. Read Full Story ...

Judge releases detail of fatal southern Illinois bank robbery

2014-07-30 06:30:00 STLToday.com
BENTON, Ill.  ?  A federal judge has released details of the case against a southern Illinois man accused of killing two women during a Cairo bank robbery. Read Full Story ...

Judge releases details of fatal Southern Illinois bank robbery

2014-07-30 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Judge on Tuesday unsealed a warrant which describes in detail the alleged crimes of James Watts. Read Full Story ...

McGraw Live: Nixon Tapes & Cat Neville

2014-07-30 06:15:00 STLToday.com
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Truck slams into car stopped on I-70 in Metro East, killing one person

2014-07-30 06:07:00 STLToday.com
Authorities say it involved a car and a tractor-trailer.  Read Full Story ...

Trucks slam into car stopped on I-70 in Metro East, killing one person

2014-07-30 06:07:00 STLToday.com
Police are searching for the truck that left the scene. Read Full Story ...

Illinois police searching for trucker who left scene of fatal crash on I-70

2014-07-30 06:07:00 STLToday.com
The man who died is 20 years old and had just finished an overnight shift when he lost control on the interstate, police say. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Crews close one southbound lane of I-55 in Metro East after accident

2014-07-30 05:44:35 kmov.com
One southbound lane of Interstate 55 in Collinsville, Ill. was shut down after a semi-truck and truck hauling a trailer collided early Wednesday morning. Read Full Story ...

Airbus expects stable revenue despite order loss

2014-07-30 05:36:00 BND.com

European aerospace company Airbus says it expects its revenue to remain stable this year despite a big cancellation recently for some of its large A350 planes.

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Illinois officials identify man killed by police

2014-07-30 05:24:00 BND.com

Illinois authorities have identified a man who shot and wounded a police officer before being killed by troopers during an exchange of gunfire.

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Fatal Semi-truck crash shuts down westbound I-70 in Madison County

2014-07-30 05:13:16 kmov.com
Westbound Interstate 70 near Troy, Ill. was shut down starting at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday after a fatal car accident. Read Full Story ...

Lack of hot days around St. Louis keep some away from outdoor pools

2014-07-30 05:00:00 STLToday.com
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4 am news



Decatur carousel gets touch-up from specialists

2014-07-30 04:46:00 BND.com

A carousel at a central Illinois zoo is getting a touch-up from the same Ohio company that hand-carved the ride's animal figures more than a decade ago.

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3 men rescued after capsizing in Lake Michigan

2014-07-30 04:41:00 BND.com

Chicago fire authorities say three men have been rescued after their sailboat capsized in Lake Michigan.

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Peoria Library lands on National Register

2014-07-30 04:36:00 BND.com

Peoria's 104-year-old Lincoln Library has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Manager of home physician service accused of fraud

2014-07-30 04:21:00 BND.com

Federal prosecutors say a suburban Chicago registered nurse who runs a service that sends doctors to patients' homes has been arrested on health care fraud charges.

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Sen. Blunt touts renewal of child advocacy law

2014-07-30 04:06:00 BND.com

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says the passage of federal legislation should provide assistance to Missouri centers that aid child victims of violent crimes.

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Serial bank robber gets 20 years in federal prison

2014-07-30 04:06:00 BND.com

An unemployed Washington state restaurant worker has been sentenced to two decades in federal prison for robbing banks in Illinois and two other states.

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Neighbor saves dog from coyote attack

2014-07-30 04:06:00 BND.com

The quick thinking and loud screams of an 84-year-old Bensenville-area woman has neighbors calling her a hero after she scared off a pack of coyotes attacking a neighbor's dog.

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Home burglarized while family flees from crime

2014-07-30 04:06:00 BND.com

A St. Louis family was simply trying to avoid crime. Instead, their actions made them crime victims.

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McCarver to join St. Louis Walk of Fame

2014-07-30 04:03:00 BND.com

The St. Louis Walk of Fame already features 10 men who played for the St. Louis Cardinals. Tim McCarver is about to make it No. 11.

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3 am news



U. of Illinois opening office in India

2014-07-30 03:46:00 BND.com

The University of Illinois plans to open an office in India by the end of next summer to help handle the university's partnerships with Indian institutions and companies.

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Businessman found guilty of murder seeks new trial

2014-07-30 03:16:00 BND.com

A Cook County judge is expected to schedule a hearing on whether a suburban Chicago businessman convicted of killing his wife should get a new trial.

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Teen charged as adult in shooting of 16-year-old

2014-07-30 03:06:00 BND.com

A Chicago teenager charged as an adult has been ordered held without bond in the fatal shooting last month of another teen who was watching television at home.

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Judge releases detail of fatal Cairo bank robbery

2014-07-30 03:06:00 BND.com

A federal judge has released details of the case against a southern Illinois man accused of killing two women during a Cairo bank robbery.

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Suburb expands unit that bicycles to emergencies

2014-07-30 03:06:00 BND.com

A suburban Chicago fire department is making it easier to respond to those tough-to-get-to emergencies.

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1 am news



Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

2014-07-30 01:56:00 BND.com

Congressional investigators say the government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that…

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10,000 sunflowers revitalize St. Louis lot

2014-07-30 01:16:00 BND.com

A long-abandoned city lot in St. Louis has been transformed into a flower patch with about 10,000 sunflowers.

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Biking groups disagree on Missouri sales tax for transportation

2014-07-30 01:15:00 STLToday.com
While the bulk of the money would go toward roads and bridges, the project list also sets aside money for mass transit, bike paths, pedestrian walkways and airports. Read Full Story ...

Biking groups disagree on Missouri sales tax for transportation projects

2014-07-30 01:15:00 STLToday.com
While the bulk of the money would go toward roads and bridges, the project list also sets aside money for mass transit, bike paths, pedestrian walkways and airports. Read Full Story ...

Missouri reports case of mosquito-borne virus

2014-07-30 01:11:00 BND.com

Missouri health officials have reported the state's first case of a mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading to the U.S. from the Caribbean.

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12 am news



Economic Recovery Shrink

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2014-07-30 00:37:40 CagleCartoons

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Police: Missouri pet dog shot after escaping yard

2014-07-30 00:31:00 BND.com

Missouri police are investigating the death of a pet dog that was shot after it escaped from its yard.

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Chesterfield Arts comes to a crossroads

2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
A series of misfortunes puts the successful group on the financial ropes. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Primary election race follows a twisted path

2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
On Monday, Sharon Carpenter, who is 72, will celebrate her 50th anniversary as committeewoman of the 23rd Ward. It promises to be a slightly nervous celebration because the next day, Carpenter… Read Full Story ...

Lack of hot days keeps some away from outdoor pools

2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Some pools have closed early because no one is there Read Full Story ...

Cards look feeble in defeat

2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
San Diego gives Redbirds plenty of chances, but big hit is elusive. Read Full Story ...

Cardinals look feeble in defeat

2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Cards go 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position, commit three errors and allow the eventual winning run when Lynn walks three in sixth inning. Read Full Story ...

Strauss: Cards will roll dice with lineup but pitching move likely

2014-07-30 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Improvement on offense is expected to come from within. Read Full Story ...

Strauss: Cards are counting on Holliday surge

2014-07-30 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Club's pitching staff may get help at the trade deadline. But the lineup is on its own. Read Full Story ...

10,000 sunflowers brighten Delmar Boulevard and spur hope for revitalization

2014-07-30 00:05:00 STLToday.com
Project is second of its kind on blighted plots in the city. Read Full Story ...

Caribbean mosquito-borne virus strikes St. Louis County resident

2014-07-30 00:00:00 STLToday.com
The virus is usually not fatal.  Read Full Story ...

A new Lantern Festival will light up the Missouri Botanical Garden

2014-07-30 00:00:00 STLToday.com
MoBot's all-new edition opens May 23, 2015. Read Full Story ...

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