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6 pm news

Head of music at Opera Theatre of St. Louis will join Washington National Opera

2016-07-29 18:01:00
He will serve as the new director of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and the American Opera Initiative. Read Full Story ...

5 pm news

St. Louis County police union hacker agrees to new restrictions after alleged tweets about Dallas shooter

2016-07-29 17:15:00
Justin E. Payne also was accused of making derogatory online comments about police and the FBI. Read Full Story ...

Centene to include Wellbridge building in campus expansion

2016-07-29 17:00:00
Wellbridge will also lease space in one of Centene's new buildings Read Full Story ...

4 pm news

Alton police say death of baby girl appears to be accidental

2016-07-29 16:45:00
The child was at the home of a babysitter when she was found unresponsive. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news

Unusual DNA match leads to charges in Brentwood truck theft

2016-07-29 15:57:00
Brentwood police say that DNA from a pair of soiled pants in a stolen truck led to the thief. Read Full Story ...

Messenger: Privatized ambulance service falling short in University City

2016-07-29 15:30:00
Some residents are asking city officials to return to city firefighter-paramedics. Read Full Story ...

After rude joke, reporter Bobby Hughes 'no longer at KTVI'

2016-07-29 15:30:00
Channel 2 declines to say more about Michael Brown-related issue Read Full Story ...

Factory worker killed in accident in Venice

2016-07-29 15:29:00
Kevin Slaton was pronounced dead at the factory, Custom Steel Processing Inc. Read Full Story ...

Crane operator at factory killed in accident in Venice

2016-07-29 15:29:00
Kevin Slaton was pronounced dead at the factory, Custom Steel Processing Inc. Read Full Story ...

Worried about kids' mental health? Free forum Wednesday will focus on issue

2016-07-29 15:15:00
Young children need love and affection ? we all know that. Read Full Story ...

Mizzou's interim chancellor takes over interim AD role

2016-07-29 15:10:00
Hank Foley will oversee athletics while AD search continues. Read Full Story ...

2 pm news

Records hint Koster involvement in last-minute ad blitz against Greitens

2016-07-29 14:49:00
Gubernatorial primary is Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

Two hits shy of 3,000, Ichiro faces Cardinals, Mike Leake

2016-07-29 14:44:00
MIAMI ? The crowd is already gathering here at Marlins Park and that's just in the press box. Read Full Story ...

Carpenter set to start rehab Sunday, Moss to return Tuesday

2016-07-29 14:44:00
MIAMI ? After what general manager John Mozeliak described as a significant step forward Friday in is recovery from a torn muscle in is torso, leadoff hitter Matt Carpenter is scheduled to begin his rehab assignment Sunday. Read Full Story ...

Insides of blighted home go on display as shell lingers on

2016-07-29 14:30:00
The Pulitzer Arts Foundation is putting the issue of abandoned properties on display in a new exhibit by architects in the German art collective raumlaborberlin, opening Friday, July 29. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news

Woman recovers purse snatched outside Costco store in St. Peters

2016-07-29 13:00:00
The robber and purse tumbled from getaway car, and he left the loot behind. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

Half-century-old Webster Groves Bookshop is closing

2016-07-29 12:30:00
The bookstore opened in 1965. Read Full Story ...

Gardens proposal held in Committee
2016-07-29 12:15:00
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Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law is discriminatory

2016-07-29 12:05:00
The court said the law was enacted "with discriminatory intent." Read Full Story ...

Aisha Sultan: Parent-designed apps to make parenting easier

2016-07-29 12:00:00
Three St. Louis-area moms recently took on the proliferation of expensive extracurricular activities. Read Full Story ...

House Springs man admits poaching black bear, says he did it after movie unnerved him

2016-07-29 12:00:00
Chris Keown said he'd do it again if a bear came into his yard where his third-grade son plays. Read Full Story ...

11 am news

Eagle joins exodus from Nixon's office

2016-07-29 11:57:00
The stuffed eagle in the governor's office is the latest example of Nixon's tenure in state government coming to an end. Read Full Story ...

Alton police investigate death of an infant

2016-07-29 11:55:00
The child's age and circumstances surrounding the death were not immediately available. Read Full Story ...

Node proposal moves forward

2016-07-29 11:48:00
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Details emerge regarding jail death
2016-07-29 11:44:00
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Family reunions stretch to 50 years
2016-07-29 11:41:00
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Man operating crane at steel company killed in Metro East workplace accident

2016-07-29 11:38:00
Venice police say the unidentified man was a longtime worker at Custom Steel, in the 1000 block of College Avenue. Read Full Story ...

Climate rally gets OK from council
2016-07-29 11:38:00
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Midwest Wine and Beer Festival scheduled

2016-07-29 11:27:00
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Cahokia Mounds plans Archaeology Day

2016-07-29 11:20:00
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Study: Missouri state workers worst paid in nation

2016-07-29 11:11:00
Consultants say it would cost the state more than $13 million to bring salaries for prison guards, social service workers and other state employees to a competitive rate. Read Full Story ...

Wedding: Elizabeth and David Parks

2016-07-29 11:09:00
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10 am news

Four people in Florida catch Zika from local mosquitoes

2016-07-29 10:41:00
Four people in Florida who caught the Zika virus were likely infected by local mosquitoes, federal health officials confirmed today. Read Full Story ...

Driver who intentionally caused crash that killed Caseyville woman gets 12 years

2016-07-29 10:35:00
Donald Joseph Friese, 31, was given 12 years for second-degree murder for the 2013 crash. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis city Election Board sued to release absentee ballot records in 5th Ward

2016-07-29 10:30:00
An attorney for three candidates on Tuesday's ballot says the board is violating Sunshine Law Read Full Story ...

Imagining President Trump (RJ Matson)
2016-07-29 10:20:50 CagleCartoons

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As Greitens denounces attack ad, Missouri Democrats crash press conference

2016-07-29 10:19:00
The GOP candidate for governor, a political newcomer, was in Jefferson City Friday to denounce a national attack ad. Read Full Story ...

Francis Howell puts property tax hike on Nov. 8 ballot

2016-07-29 10:12:00
School board votes 6-1 to seek approval of an increase of 60 cents per $100 assessed valuation. A 90-cent boost was rejected at the polls last August. Read Full Story ...

Trump and Mencken (John Cole)
2016-07-29 10:06:34 CagleCartoons

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First female nominee (Adam Zyglis)
2016-07-29 10:05:02 CagleCartoons

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LOCAL PA Kane's legal bills (John Cole)
2016-07-29 10:03:28 CagleCartoons

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FOX2 Features SIUE SBDC and Local Video Gaming Business

2016-07-29 10:03:00
The SIUE Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Wayne Felix, owner of the Me 2 You Game Truck, were featured in a FOX2 News report on Thursday, July 28. Reporter Patrick Clark detailed how the SBDC helped fuel the unique business’s success.

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A Make America Great Hat For Hillary (RJ Matson)
2016-07-29 10:00:28 CagleCartoons

Read Full Story ... Highlights Young Girl?s Gift to SIUE Police

2016-07-29 10:00:00
The SIUE Police Department was visited by a young girl who is honoring the work of first responders across the country. The highlighted Arianna Nichols’ visit on Thursday, July 28, and the handmade gifts she gave the officers in an article written by Cory Davenport. Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Here are some things Hillary Clinton has spent her 'entire adult life' working on

2016-07-29 09:52:00
If there is one thing Clinton has spent her entire adult life doing, it is telling us what she has spent her entire adult life doing Read Full Story ...

Powerball weekend jackpot climbs to $478 million

2016-07-29 09:37:00
The lump-sum cash prize would be $330 million. Read Full Story ...

San Diego police officer killed in traffic stop

2016-07-29 09:27:00
The gunbattle killed an anti-gang officer and wounded a second one, police said. Read Full Story ...

8 am news

Florida governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from mosquitoes

2016-07-29 08:52:00
More than 1,650 Zika infections have been reported in the U.S., but the four patients in Florida would be the first not linked to travel outside the U.S. mainland. Read Full Story ...

Clinton to nation: It's a 'moment of reckoning'

2016-07-29 08:44:00
After a convention speech aimed squarely at undercutting Trump, the first female presidential nominee embarks on a bus tour through two Rust Belt battlegrounds, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Read Full Story ...

Homicide detectives called to scene after body found in St. Louis

2016-07-29 08:29:00
Homicide detectives are investigating after a person was found dead at about 7:30 a.m. Friday in the 3700 block of Aldine Avenue. Read Full Story ...

Woman found shot to death in St. Louis alley

2016-07-29 08:29:00
A passerby spotted the body at about 7:30 a.m. and called police. Read Full Story ...

Woman found dead in St. Louis alley

2016-07-29 08:29:00
A passerby spotted the body at about 7:30 a.m. and called police. Read Full Story ...

Aniston essay inspires actresses to address sexist standards

2016-07-29 08:15:00
LOS ANGELES ? ? When one of Hollywood's most objectified women talks about tabloid culture, people listen. But while actresses are cheering Jennifer Aniston's recent essay connecting the media's obsession with her looks to the overall objectification of women, most? Read Full Story ...

BenFred: Cardinals starting Garcia on short rest comes with risk

2016-07-29 08:00:00
The lefty with a lengthy history of arm issues has never started on three day's rest. Read Full Story ...

7 am news

Blunt, Kander locked in close Senate race

2016-07-29 07:00:00
Incumbent Blunt's lead is just within the poll's margin of error. Read Full Story ...

Trump, Clinton in virtual tie in Missouri

2016-07-29 07:00:00
Mason-Dixon poll for Post-Dispatch shows closer race than others, which gave Trump 10-point leads Read Full Story ...

6 am news

Fact check: The misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

2016-07-29 06:15:00
Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do. Read Full Story ...

Morning fire damages Laclede's Landing building that partially collapsed last summer

2016-07-29 06:08:00
The one-alarm fire Friday broke out at about 5 a.m. at a five-story building at at 612 North Second Street. The cause is under investigation. Read Full Story ...

4 am news

Comrade Trump (Jeff Darcy)
2016-07-29 04:52:23 CagleCartoons

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Fascist folklore (Marian Kemensky)
2016-07-29 04:38:41 CagleCartoons

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3 am news

Terrorist fear (Riber Hansson)
2016-07-29 03:18:18 CagleCartoons

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12 am news

Hacking Hillary's Emails (Yaakov Kirschen)
2016-07-29 00:58:42 CagleCartoons

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Clayco touts benefits of Centene project, argues incentives are in line with existing building

2016-07-29 00:20:00
Three high-rises could sprout in downtown Clayton and draw close to 5,000 office jobs to the city Read Full Story ...

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