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ST. LOUIS — James Comey, Jay Leno, Gloria Steinem, Jeb Bush and several other notable personalities were announced for the upcoming St. Louis Speakers Series season. The St. Louis Speakers Series, presented by Maryville University, begins the season on Tuesday, October 9, with former FBI ...
Popular country band Rascal Flatts is planning a St. Louis location for its restaurant concept. A building permit application filed with the city earlier this month indicates the restaurant is eyeing space in the MX District (Mercantile Exchange) at 600 Washington, Ave., as first reported by development news site ...

The St. Louis County Police Department will continue to ensure that officers treat every member of our community with dignity and respect. ... had used racial epithets while ordering officers, sometimes during roll calls, to racially profile black people in and around shopping centers in south St. Louis County.
St. Louis Police investigate a homicide on Ridge Avenue and Arlington Avenue after a 22-year-old victim was fatally shot, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in St. Louis. ... Homicide detectives were called to the scene of a shooting on Tuesday night and found a man with a head wound, St. Louis police said.
According to St. Louis County's election website, Stenger and Mantovani were the only Democrats in the running as of Wednesday, but candidates have until March 27 to file. Other candidates who have filed so far include Republicans Paul Berry III and Daniel Sampson, and Libertarian Nick Kasoff.
This Saturday, demonstrators across the country will take to the streets and march in support of gun reform, in a movement spurred by the Parkland school shooting that claimed the lives of seventeen students last month. St. Louis is one of the cities participating in the event; activists will gather at Union ...

When Jason Holler and his wife Kate packed up and moved to Austin in late 2014, they knew they were in for some big changes. Just months before, Holler had performed with his group, Kentucky Knife Fight — a St. Louis favorite, and recipient of many music awards from this publication — for the last time.
As the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported yesterday, the city quietly changed its self-reported stats recently to show that it had given away $29.6 million through tax incentive financing in 2017 alone — much higher than the $17 million previously reported. Much of that money would have gone to the city ...
When she made the decision to move to St. Louis, she had only previously been to the city to visit a friend. But money was a powerful motivation; she knew that being on a fixed income would not sustain her in San Francisco. In her late 60s she decided to make one more move, to have one more adventure.
Both the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health are investigating. Measles symptoms usually appear seven to 14 days after exposure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The first symptoms can include high ...
ST. LOUIS - After decades of feeling ashamed, made fun of and hiding her underdeveloped leg, a St. Louis woman decided to have it amputated. Last summer, Kristy Wimberly made the tough decision to have her right leg amputated above her knee. It was a decision 25 years in the making. “When I was 5, ...
There are hidden treasures within St. Louis' cultural jewels. We asked St. Louis museums and cultural institutions to share beloved exhibits from each of their institutions. These may not be the most popular selections of all time, but they have proven to be crowd favorites, drawing big numbers over the years ...
Crape applied the last time the St. Louis Housing Authority opened its waitlist—a fleeting five-day window in July 2014. Over the course of those five days, 27,708 residents of St. Louis put their names on the list. In other major cities, the demand for vouchers is just as extraordinary. The last time Chicago ...
St. Louis Police Maj. Joseph Spiess (who was a captain when this photo was taken). Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. BRENTWOOD • A 32-year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department has been tapped to run the Brentwood department. The Brentwood Board of Aldermen on Monday night ...
ST. LOUIS • The latest homemade video of a daring stunt motorcyclist is making the rounds on social media — and St. Louis police are featured in an unlikely role. Stunt riders long have boasted that St. Louis is a haven for them. Some say St. Louis police are so preoccupied with violent crime that they don't ...
Repeatedly calling his affair a private matter and saying questions had already been answered, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was peppered with more questions about it as he presented his budget proposal to reporters at a news conference in his capitol office in Jefferson City on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.
Did you see this thing? It was huge! It seemed like all of St. Louis stopped yesterday and pointed at the sky and shouted "Rainbow!" After all of the crappy weather lately, we earned that rainbow. And as Dolly Parton says, "If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain." Rainbows only occur when ...

During her travels through China during World War II, war correspondent and St. Louis native Martha Gellhorn bet her then-husband, Ernest Hemingway, that a foreigner she'd spotted on a train hailed from her hometown. "I think it's a law," Gellhorn wrote in Travels With Myself and Another. "When you get ...
St. Louis has a history that stretches back beyond the birth of America. We have been French, Spanish, German, the last city in the East, the first city of the West, the second-greatest metropolis in the country, a broken hulk rapidly losing population and a city fighting its way back to respectability. Yet to listen ...
A viral video making the rounds on social media today offers compelling evidence that shit is indeed wild on these St. Louis streets. ... on a motorcycle, and it shows a second man riding very close to a St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department vehicle while standing on his bike and executing a wheelie.
ST. LOUIS, MO — About 180 college students from around the country will be spending their spring break in our area. The non-profit group Living Lands and Waters invites college students to spend a week cleaning up rivers around the country. Different groups will be in Grafton over three weeks in march ...
Through the middle of December of this 2017-18 season, only the Tampa Bay Lightning had more points than the St. Louis Blues, and it looked like the Blues were contenders for the Presidents' Trophy. A title they have seeked since their memorable 1999-2000 regular season. St. Louis rang in the new ...
ST. LOUIS, MO — One man was shot and killed early Monday morning in north St. Louis. Police say the man in his 20's was found around 2:45am on Shreve Avenue just north of I-70. Homicide detectives are investigating. No word yet on suspects or a motive.
Madison County Sheriff John Lakin recently said the county is starting to feel the effects of being close to what he calls “one of the most dangerous cities in the United States.” The sheriff's comment came after St. Louis resident Tyrone Grady was shot and killed in the rural Illinois village of Glen Carbon on ...
With a steady rise in e-commerce driving demand for new logistics space, strong economic fundamentals and plenty of land still available to develop the giant warehouses the industry wants, St. Louis is coming off one of its strongest years for industrial real estate. And many in the industry locally aren't ...
TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2001 -- An un-identified pedestrian walks by the Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel and Suites (400 S. 14th St.) in the Edison Brothers Warehouse, Tuesday in downtown St. Louis. Large painted murals decorate the exterior of the hotel. More than 400 guests attended the ribbon ...
DANNY WICENTOWSKI; Sam Dotson was let go from his job as the city's police chief last year. The mother of former St. Louis police chief Sam Dotson has entered a guilty plea. Carol Dotson, 70, was accused by federal prosecutors of embezzling more than $2 million from the Olivette commercial real ...
ST. LOUIS • Five news media companies Thursday filed a motion in Gov. Eric Greitens' invasion of privacy case seeking advance notice of pretrial court hearings. The motion filed Thursday in St. Louis Circuit Court complains that “proceedings in this case have not been readily accessible to the public or to ...
Since he clearly needs a break from a government devouring itself with accusations of cover-up and criminal behavior, President Donald Trump is heading to, uh, Missouri later this month. Here, he'll be a featured guest at a fundraiser for Attorney General Josh Hawley — a Republican who hopes to win a ...
ST. LOUIS, MO — Do you want to name one of the city's newest and fastest growing districts? Saint Louis University and SSM Health are asking the public to help come up with a title for the section of Midtown that connects their campuses. The name of the district will be announced on March 20.
St. Louis Ballet is known for its classical productions of grand ballet on the big stage at the Touhill. But this weekend the company expands its purview by presenting a program of contemporary ballet in an intimate venue. Its Go! series offers you the chance to see the world premiere of a new piece by Kevin ...
ST. LOUIS, MO — A water main break has closed several area schools Thursday. Morning classes have been canceled today at the University of Missouri St. Louis. Classes have also been canceled at Lucas Crossing Elementary and Normandy 7th-8th Grade Center. A fire hydrant was being replaced in ...
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Two St. Louis area state lawmakers are trying to quiet discussion about a St. Louis City and County merger in the state Capitol. Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, and Rep. Shamed Dogan, R-Ballwin, filed a resolution Wednesday. It would prevent the General Assembly ...
It was a busy month in the St. Louis suburbs. Pi Pizzeria closed in Kirkwood, citing its landlord's redevelopment plans. Vernon's BBQ also saw a much-lamented closure in University City, while candy shop Rocket Fizz said goodbye to the Loop. But more than a few exciting openings made up for it.
This interview will be on "St. Louis on the Air" at noon on Tuesday; this story will be updated after the show. You can listen live. On Tuesday's St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh will talk with Christopher Gordon about his book, “Fire, Pestilence, and Death: St. Louis, 1849.” After experiencing a cholera ...
Actor John Goodman is helping to promote a 125,000-square-foot aquarium that is expected to open in 2019 as the centerpiece of a St. Louis Union Station redevelopment. The developers posted a three-minute promotional video on the aquarium's Facebook page that is narrated by Goodman, 65, who ...
East St. Louis firefighters found the woman they were searching for early Tuesday morning after fighting a fire at her house in the 8500 block of Church Lane in East St. Louis. LaVanda Richmond, who lives next to the house that caught fire, said her husband woke her up about 5 a.m. and said flames were ...
Two men are pictured entering a St. Louis woman's home on Feb. 18. (Screenshot ... St. Louis Police are asking for help to identify two men who burglarized a woman's home. The two men were caught on surveillance video entering a home in the 4100 block of St. Louis Avenue around 2 a.m. on Feb. 18.
A Missouri state representative from Ballwin spoke out Monday against Governor Eric Greiten's critique of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Garner following his felony indictment. Greitens, in a statement Thursday, said the indictment by a St. Louis grand jury was politically motivated. "With today's disappointing ...
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A US Marshal was shot Monday morning while serving a search warrant in the north St. Louis County municipality of Glasgow Village. He was shot in the chest, but a bulletproof vest stopped the bullet. The officer was brought to a hospital for observation and said to be doing "ok.
ST. LOUIS • Officers called to the scene of a shooting early Monday morning found a man dead in a car. While searching the area, they found another man dead between two homes nearby. Police had no suspects in the apparent double homicide. Officers were called to the 4100 block of Shreve Avenue, ...
St. Louis voters will decide this summer whether the city should borrow about $50 million to buy new fire equipment, upgrade electrical panels at City Hall, install permanent air conditioning at the city jail known as the Workhouse, and other projects. Aldermen sent the bond issue to Mayor Lyda Krewson on ...
One of St. Louis' newest restaurants and one of its oldest are in the running for prestigious national awards. The New York City-based James Beard Foundation has named Vicia as a semifinalist in the Best New Restaurant category and Tony's as a semifinalist in the Outstanding Service category. Tara and ...
ST. LOUIS • A St. Louis woman who left the scene of a car accident that sent a St. Louis musician to the hospital was sentenced Friday to probation. Michelle Conway, 27, of the 4500 block of Morganford Road, pleaded guilty in December to leaving the scene of an accident. Conway's car struck Dave Grelle ...
ST. LOUIS • Police said Friday that the substance thrown at three Sumner High School students on Thursday was "a homemade mixture of concentrated acid." The students were sent to the hospital with chemical burns to their faces after a 16-year-old classmate threw the chemical in a water bottle on them ...
ST. LOUIS • The St. Louis Board of Aldermen approved on Friday a 20-year property tax abatement for a proposed 33-story, 265-unit apartment tower near Busch Stadium, a project that would require the demolition of the existing 120-year-old structure. A development team made up of Jack Holleran of ...
St. Louis police use a technique called "kettling," in which exits are blocked in and people are arrested en masse on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at the corner of Washington Avenue and Tucker Boulevard. Dozens of protesters, residents, journalists and legal observers were caught in the group arrest as people ...
Two St. Louis-area schools have fielded two shooting threats and one false alarm in the tense days after the Parkland, Fla., shooting in which 17 people were killed. Police arrested on Thursday a 16-year-old male student who was accused of threatening to bring a gun or explosives to Fox High School in ...
The fan favorite returns to St. Louis for the first time since being dealt to Pittsburgh. By hildymac@hildymac Feb 10, 2018, 7:25pm CST. Share Tweet Share. Share. The return of Ryan Reaves. tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports. Sending Ryan Reaves to the Pittsburgh ...
ST. LOUIS • Last April, Harald Boerstler went in for his annual checkup. Among the results: an elevated protein level in his blood that could signal prostate cancer.The doctor told Boerstler high readings do not always signify cancer and he could wait and have the test run again or have a biopsy, a process of ...


 

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