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Missouri legislative assistant arrested on sex crime charge

4 hours 38 min ago
"I was stunned and saddened to learn about the alleged misconduct of Carter Ballmann and have immediately terminated him from my office," said state Rep. Mark Matthiesen, R-Maryland Heights.
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St. Louis County man accused of threatening Muslim family gets two years of probation

5 hours 23 min ago
Leonard Debello was initially charged with a hate crime after the February 2016 incident.
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Man wounded in shooting in Grove entertainment district

6 hours 53 min ago
Police say the 23-year-old man who was shot in the back near the Grove entertainment district is breathing and conscious.
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Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

7 hours 40 min ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual-assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005, a key defense witness testified on Wednesday, a day that also featured prosecutors introducing…
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St. Louis singer Tish Haynes Keys falls short of the Top 12 on 'The Voice'

8 hours 1 min ago
St. Louis singer Tish Haynes Keys saw her run on NBC TV’s “The Voice” end during Wednesday night’s broadcast, the third day of the show’s live rounds.
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Judge: Kansas secretary of state in contempt in voting case

8 hours 12 min ago
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated a court order that required his office to inform certain people that they were eligible to cast a ballot while a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring proof…
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Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

8 hours 16 min ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday that they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
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Missouri leads nation in black homicide rate, study finds

8 hours 23 min ago
The state's homicide rate for blacks reached 46.24 per 100,000, far outstripping the national average of 18.68 per 100,000, in 2015, the Violence Policy Center says.
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Defense lawyers claim former FBI agent being investigated for perjury in case against Greitens

8 hours 23 min ago
Defense lawyers say the criminal case against Greitens should be dismissed; prosecutors say alleged victim has been "wholly consistent."
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Richard Syberg, founder of Syberg's restaurant, dies at 86

8 hours 33 min ago
Richard Syberg and his wife, Sally, opened the first Syberg's in 1980. There are now six locations and two spinoffs.
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Ortiz: Cardinals must ask Holland to consider return to minors

8 hours 33 min ago
Their $14 million acquisition is just not ready yet to compete in high-leverage situations. The numbers don’t lie. In four appearances, Holland has one strikeout and seven walks. His walks and hits per innings pitched is a ghastly 3.857.
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White House debating how to deal with Greitens, a man who refuses to quit

8 hours 35 min ago
"There's been interest from the White House about how this is playing out politically in Missouri," said one Republican, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
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Atlanta airport: Jet reports engine smoke, returns safely

8 hours 37 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — A Delta jet that departed Atlanta for London on Wednesday reported smoke coming from one of its engines and returned safely to the airport where firefighters doused the engine with powerful sprays, authorities said.
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Fabiano Caruana: St. Louisan is America's reigning king of chess

8 hours 38 min ago
Caruana is, in many regards, regular. He likes to jog in Forest Park and peruse City Museum. He enjoys rock and hip-hop music.
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Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

9 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with President Donald Trump settled her lawsuit Wednesday with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship publicly.
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Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

9 hours 1 min ago
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As his frustration with the investigation into his campaign and business expands into threatening new fronts, President Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday whether he plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney…
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Photos show babies in Kansas daycare in sleep sacks bound with hair ties

9 hours 3 min ago
A mother is outraged after seeing a photo of her 7-month-old son tied up in a sleep sack at day care.
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Baby, c'mon in: Senate allows newborns of members in chamber

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 6:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Who doesn't like babies?
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McCaskill says she'd vote to repeal tax cuts aimed at wealthy, but not middle class

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:40pm
Republicans portraying Democratic takeover of Senate as a threat to tax cuts they passed in December
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Greitens' attorneys ask judge to forbid Hawley from investigating him

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:30pm
Attorneys for Gov. Eric Greitens have asked a Cole County judge to put the brakes on Attorney General Josh Hawley's investigation of Greitens' former charity, The Mission Continues.
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