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6 pm news
North winds still keeping most snow south of St. Louis2013-12-05 18:00:00 STLToday.com
5 pm news
Businesses concerned about inaction on incentives2013-12-05 17:53:00 BND.com
Illinois took a giant step toward fixing its biggest financial problem Thursday by putting a sweeping pension reform on the books, but legislators' inaction on tax incentives aimed at keeping…Read Full Story ...
Rev. Jackson says Mandela was 'fearless leader'2013-12-05 17:53:00 BND.com
The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he was blessed to have known Nelson Mandela, calling him a "transformer and fearless leader" who "chose reconciliation over retribution."Read Full Story ...
Winter storm closing schools in the area2013-12-05 17:51:04 fox2news.com
Watch this: Man?s snow storm ?bread and milk? freakout goes viral2013-12-05 17:47:57 fox2news.com
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Crews battle water main break in Town and Country2013-12-05 17:40:53 kmov.com
Street crews treating roads on both sides of the river2013-12-05 17:35:11 fox2news.com
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North winds keeping most snow south of St. Louis today2013-12-05 17:00:00 STLToday.com
4 pm news
Jefferson County road crews fight to prep 680 miles of rural roads for storm2013-12-05 16:55:06 kmov.com
Durbin, Emanuel, Rush react to Mandela death2013-12-05 16:49:00 BND.com
Illinoisans are mourning the death of Nelson Mandela.Read Full Story ...
KC man charged in stolen FedEx truck chase2013-12-05 16:36:00 BND.com
A Kansas City, Mo., man accused of fleeing from police in a stolen FedEx delivery truck faces charges in Kansas and Missouri.Read Full Story ...
Ex-boyfriend of murdered Metro East woman charged in her death2013-12-05 16:34:15 kmov.com
Mother, son sentenced in drug case linked to St. Clair County courthouse scandal2013-12-05 16:33:00 STLToday.com
Southwest Airlines to cease Branson operations2013-12-05 16:30:58 kmov.com
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Woman who robbed Walmart shopper in Wentzville is charged, police say2013-12-05 16:28:00 STLToday.com
Brother: Co-pilot worried before Puerto Rico crash2013-12-05 16:26:08 kmov.com
LOCAL OH Buckeyes vs SpartansNateBeeler@cagleblog.com (Nate Beeler)
Nelson Mandela 1918 2013TaylorJones@cagleblog.com (Taylor Jones)
Belleville West's Kayleigh Thurwalker is tennis player of the year2013-12-05 16:17:00 BND.com
Kayleigh Thurwalker has hit millions of tennis balls, taken hundreds of lessons and beaten countless high-quality players since her freshman season at Belleville West three years ago.Read Full Story ...
Couple to turn Disney's Chicago home into museum2013-12-05 16:13:00 BND.com
Call it Disneyland Chicago.Read Full Story ...
East St. Louis man charged in fatal stabbing of ex-girlfriend2013-12-05 16:11:00 STLToday.com
Unions vow to challenge new Illinois pension law2013-12-05 16:03:00 BND.com
A coalition of unions opposed to Illinois' newly-signed pension overhaul has directed attorneys to prepare a court challenge.Read Full Story ...
Nelson Mandela dead at age 952013-12-05 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Ex-Mizzou football players file concussion suit against NCAA2013-12-05 16:00:00 STLToday.com
3 pm news
Attendees: Ill. pension bill signing was somber2013-12-05 15:59:00 BND.com
Lawmakers inside a private event where Gov. Pat Quinn signed landmark pension reform into law say the mood was somber.Read Full Story ...
Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend to death2013-12-05 15:58:00 BND.com
An East St. Louis man with a history of abusing his ex-girlfriend now is accused of fatally stabbing her ? a killing the victim appeared to anticipate.Read Full Story ...
Former South African president Nelson Mandela dead at age 952013-12-05 15:50:55 fox2news.com
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Police: At least 1 dead in north St. Louis City double shooting2013-12-05 15:36:17 kmov.com
Homicide detectives called to fatal shooting near Fairgrounds Park2013-12-05 15:34:33 kmov.com
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2 pm news
Illinois man pleads not guilty in 2 killings2013-12-05 14:58:00 BND.com
A northern Illinois man has pleaded not guilty in the slayings of his wife and mother.Read Full Story ...
Missouri governor activates emergency operations2013-12-05 14:58:00 BND.com
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has activated the State Emergency Operations Center for round-the-clock operation in response to the winter storm bearing down on the state.Read Full Story ...
Double shooting in North St. Louis latest in string of violence on Thursday2013-12-05 14:53:31 fox2news.com
Man sentenced to 16 years for kidnapping Washington University student at knifepoint2013-12-05 14:44:00 STLToday.com
Wisconsin monk pleads guilty in Illinois case2013-12-05 14:42:00 BND.com
A Wisconsin monk has pleaded guilty to a child abduction count after being accused of trying to abduct four girls in Illinois earlier this year.Read Full Story ...
Quinn signs Illinois pension overhaul into law2013-12-05 14:41:00 STLToday.com
This website tries to guess your passwords2013-12-05 14:35:51 fox2news.com
Illinois governor signs pension overhaul into law2013-12-05 14:31:08 kmov.com
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Longtime AP photographer Fred Waters dies2013-12-05 14:29:00 BND.com
Fred Waters, a longtime Associated Press photographer who covered everything from war to construction of the Gateway Arch, has died.Read Full Story ...
Illinois metro unemployment mixed in October2013-12-05 14:23:00 BND.com
The state Department of Employment Security said local unemployment rates were mixed across Illinois in October. Some of the increases were sharp, though.Read Full Story ...
Despite the odds, the food-truck scene continues to grow2013-12-05 14:15:00 STLToday.com
Despite the odds, the St. Louis food-truck scene continues to grow2013-12-05 14:15:00 STLToday.com
Video Game ConsolesMiltPriggee@cagleblog.com (Milt Priggee)
Obamacare PredictionBobEnglehart@cagleblog.com (Bob Englehart)
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1 pm news
Boeing incentives clear Mo. House committees2013-12-05 13:58:00 BND.com
A package of tax incentives for Boeing Co. is just one vote away from final passage in the Missouri Legislature.Read Full Story ...
Does smoking pot cause man boobs?2013-12-05 13:56:50 fox2news.com
St. Louis police investigating fatal shooting near Fairground Park2013-12-05 13:51:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis police investigating two fatal shootings near Fairground Park2013-12-05 13:51:00 STLToday.com
States grovel before Boeing in bid for 777X jobs2013-12-05 13:38:00 BND.com
Boeing is the king of the skies when it comes to U.S. aircraft production. It's a role that looks especially enviable these days as more than a dozen states grovel…Read Full Story ...
Another man shot in the head in St. Louis City2013-12-05 13:29:46 fox2news.com
State-by-state look at a cold snap freezing the US2013-12-05 13:28:00 BND.com
From California to Ohio, a big chunk of the U.S. is getting a blast of wintry weather. Frigid temperatures are following a storm that's bringing snow and ice to many…Read Full Story ...
Detroit Pistons usher and fan in viral dance off appear on Kimmel2013-12-05 13:17:03 fox2news.com
St. Louis deemed 'happiest city' in U.S.2013-12-05 13:15:00 STLToday.com
Woman struck by car near Cathedral Basilica, dies2013-12-05 13:13:00 BND.com
A 63-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a car while trying to cross the street near the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis.Read Full Story ...
Woman unknowingly tweeted about death of husband in car crash2013-12-05 13:09:00 STLToday.com
Woman unknowingly tweets about death of husband in Washington state car crash2013-12-05 13:09:00 STLToday.com
No charges in Jameis Winston sex assault case2013-12-05 13:07:00 STLToday.com
Ameren Illinois activates Emergency Operations Center2013-12-05 13:04:02 fox2news.com
What Boeing wants: A look at the 777X RFP2013-12-05 13:00:00 STLToday.com
Calm now before snow, precipitation moving into St. Louis from south2013-12-05 13:00:00 STLToday.com
12 pm news
First Birthdays ? Dec. 5, 20132013-12-05 12:58:15 fox2news.com
BBB: Buying gift cards as gifts2013-12-05 12:54:26 fox2news.com
Thrifty gifts for each personality2013-12-05 12:52:23 fox2news.com
Earn $2,500 or more in the 2014 Buffalo Wild Wings Spirit Bracket Challenge VI2013-12-05 12:51:31 fox2news.com
Fashion 411: Holiday glitter2013-12-05 12:49:09 fox2news.com
Tommy Thompson on Medicare2013-12-05 12:46:52 fox2news.com
University of Missouri to name a new chancellor for Mizzou2013-12-05 12:44:52 fox2news.com
St. Louis rates as happiest city in America according to tech startup2013-12-05 12:36:58 kmov.com
Ex-owner of Chicago window factory gets 4 years2013-12-05 12:35:00 STLToday.com
FOX 2 extends newscasts to cover the winter storm2013-12-05 12:31:52 fox2news.com
Missouri Congressman meets with Boeing CEO while state senate debates2013-12-05 12:25:51 fox2news.com
Ocean etiquette and whalesDaveGranlund@cagleblog.com (Dave Granlund)
Puerto Rico plane crash raises safety concerns2013-12-05 12:23:00 BND.com
The brother of a U.S. co-pilot who died this week in a small plane crash near Puerto Rico's north coast says he had previously expressed concerns about maintenance and other…Read Full Story ...
Split in UkrainePetarPismestrovic@cagleblog.com (Petar Pismestrovic)
Holiday On The Plaza2013-12-05 12:16:00 fox2news.com
Hospital workers to protest low wages2013-12-05 12:15:15 fox2news.com
Woman dies after being struck by car on Lindell Boulevard in the CWE2013-12-05 12:15:00 STLToday.com
China EducationLarryWright@cagleblog.com (Larry Wright)
Julie Voss Catron to be new Ameren spokesperson2013-12-05 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Police ID man found slain in alley in Baden neighborhood2013-12-05 12:00:00 STLToday.com
Calm now before snow expected around St. Louis later today2013-12-05 12:00:00 STLToday.com
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11 am news
St. Louis tops ?Happiest Cities? list based on Instagram pics2013-12-05 11:59:05 fox2news.com
Former Texas A&M president is new Mizzou chancellor2013-12-05 11:55:59 kmov.com
Band In A Box: The Grahams2013-12-05 11:52:41 fox2news.com
Magic House, Lambert team up on airport playground2013-12-05 11:51:51 kmov.com
NH man who killed parents earns conditional parole2013-12-05 11:50:00 STLToday.com
Feds: St. Louis County man embezzled from drum group2013-12-05 11:49:00 STLToday.com
Big Mama?s BBQ2013-12-05 11:48:21 fox2news.com
DNR postpones Effingham hearing on fracking regs2013-12-05 11:43:00 BND.com
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says it's postponing a public hearing on proposed rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling because of winter storm warnings.Read Full Story ...
Watch Ron Burgundy Interview Peyton Manning for ESPN2013-12-05 11:39:27 fox2news.com
Plans announced for Magic House exhibit at Lambert2013-12-05 11:29:31 fox2news.com
$2 million Powerball ticket purchased at Kirkwood Schnucks2013-12-05 11:28:31 kmov.com
Holiday fun with Oh My Gosh Josh2013-12-05 11:28:11 fox2news.com
Captain Picard sings, ?Let it Snow!?2013-12-05 11:25:00 fox2news.com
Gifts ideas for everyone2013-12-05 11:23:45 fox2news.com
?Cinnamon Glob? named to America?s Best Donut list2013-12-05 11:19:45 fox2news.com
ISP: Ice causes at least 2 dozen wrecks in Madison, St. Clair counties2013-12-05 11:11:22 kmov.com
Former Texas A&M president is new MU chancellor2013-12-05 11:09:00 STLToday.com
US Test ScoresAdamZyglis@cagleblog.com (Adam Zyglis)
Cook Co. president won't support felon candidates2013-12-05 11:03:00 BND.com
Cook County's board president says she won't support two felons running for the panel.Read Full Story ...
10 am news
Man convicted in 2010 home invasion, attack in Spanish Lake2013-12-05 10:59:00 STLToday.com
Man convicted in 2010 home invasion, assault in Spanish Lake2013-12-05 10:59:00 STLToday.com
Ex-Mizzou footballers file concussion suit against NCAA2013-12-05 10:41:00 STLToday.com
$2 million Powerball winner bought in Missouri2013-12-05 10:33:00 BND.com
Missouri Lottery officials say someone is holding a lottery ticket worth $2 million.Read Full Story ...
Section of Highway 367 shut down due to ice2013-12-05 10:22:33 kmov.com
Machinists chief: 'Ready to sit down' with Boeing on 777X2013-12-05 10:22:00 STLToday.com
Morning sleet, rain: Snow expected Friday2013-12-05 10:18:59 fox2news.com
Police: Man fought officers down flights of stairs2013-12-05 10:18:00 BND.com
An eastern Missouri man is jailed after brawling down two flights of stairs with police officers.Read Full Story ...
$2 million Powerball winning ticket sold at Schnucks store in Kirkwood2013-12-05 10:04:00 STLToday.com
9 am news
Crews attempt to rescue person who fell in New Athens river2013-12-05 09:56:16 kmov.com
Hearing pushed back for Garcia in Omaha killings2013-12-05 09:53:00 BND.com
A preliminary hearing for attempted burglary has been pushed back for a former doctor accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school that fired him in…Read Full Story ...
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Freezing rain surprises some with earlier arrival around St. Louis2013-12-05 09:45:00 STLToday.com
Bannister Federal Complex in KC to be demolished2013-12-05 09:43:00 BND.com
A massive federal complex that has operated in south Kansas City since World War II will be demolished.Read Full Story ...
Ukraine makes a choiceTomJanssen@cagleblog.com (Tom Janssen)
Breakfast with Bernie: The state of Mizzou football2013-12-05 09:30:00 STLToday.com
MARRIAGE THREATTimCampbell@cagleblog.com (Tim Campbell)
Fast-food workers in St. Louis, dozens of other cities plan walkouts2013-12-05 09:18:44 kmov.com
Ky. man fills brother's wish with big tip in Vermont2013-12-05 09:15:00 STLToday.com
Vehicle slams into woman walking in the Central West End; Victim critical2013-12-05 09:06:47 kmov.com
Winter weather arrives in Missouri2013-12-05 09:03:00 BND.com
What a difference a day makes: A day after much of Missouri basked in spring-like weather, the reality of the pending winter set in on Thursday with the arrival of…Read Full Story ...
8 am news
Midwest storm?s 1-2-3 punch: Frigid, snowy and icy2013-12-05 08:54:13 fox2news.com
Storm Prediction Center expecting ice in Arkansas2013-12-05 08:53:00 BND.com
The Storm Prediction Center is saying that sleet and freezing rain will become increasingly likely through midday Thursday across eastern Oklahoma, northern Arkansas and southern Missouri.Read Full Story ...
Washington woman unknowingly live-tweets husband?s death2013-12-05 08:50:26 fox2news.com
Ohio state patrol: Ariel Castro committed suicide; handwritten notes nearby2013-12-05 08:45:13 fox2news.com
Scott Schaffer: Death of the Credit Card2013-12-05 08:42:06 fox2news.com
Norman Rockwell?s ?Saying Grace? auctioned for record $46 million2013-12-05 08:39:43 fox2news.com
Free at last: Five headline-making exonerations2013-12-05 08:36:38 fox2news.com
Media outlets cautious with Newtown 911 recordings2013-12-05 08:34:21 fox2news.com
CTA to upgrade trains from O'Hare, downtown2013-12-05 08:23:00 BND.com
The Chicago Transit Authority is planning a nearly $500 million upgrade to a portion of the agency's rail lines that could cut 10 minutes off the time to travel between…Read Full Story ...
Winterizing your car2013-12-05 08:18:53 fox2news.com
Agony of DefeatChristopherWeyant@cagleblog.com (Christopher Weyant)
Libyan officials say US teacher shot to death in Benghazi2013-12-05 08:08:00 STLToday.com
Libyan officials say US teacher shot to death while jogging in Benghazi2013-12-05 08:08:00 STLToday.com
Man shot by Troy police accused of battery2013-12-05 08:04:00 BND.com
A southwestern Illinois man shot by police after they say he pulled a gun on officers who were responding to a reported disturbance is now facing charges.Read Full Story ...
7 am news
Woman hit by car, Lindell shut down near Cathedral2013-12-05 07:38:27 fox2news.com
Quinn stands to collect $74K in back salary2013-12-05 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Winter Watch: Roads treated, now the storm rolls in2013-12-05 07:26:12 fox2news.com
US teacher shot to death in Benghazi, officials say2013-12-05 07:23:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis Co. assessor to examine tax exemptions2013-12-05 07:22:00 BND.com
St. Louis County's assessor plans to take another look at tax-exempt properties following a St. Louis Post-Dispatch investigation showed that exemptions for two nonprofits cost the county millions of dollars…Read Full Story ...
Woman struck by car on Lindell Boulevard2013-12-05 07:12:00 STLToday.com
Woman struck by car on Lindell Boulevard in the CWE2013-12-05 07:12:00 STLToday.com
Study spots can make the grade2013-12-05 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
Morris University Center open 24 hours next week2013-12-05 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
6 am news
Mo. State awards contract to upgrade facilities2013-12-05 06:48:00 BND.com
Work to improve Missouri State University's athletic and recreation facilities will begin soon.Read Full Story ...
TSA Pre-Check service now available to passengers2013-12-05 06:45:16 fox2news.com
Missouri processor recalls 1,450 pounds of meat2013-12-05 06:45:00 STLToday.com
Fast food workers plan nationwide strike Thursday2013-12-05 06:39:00 fox2news.com
Chicago Bears players visit Ill. tornado damage2013-12-05 06:37:00 BND.com
More than a dozen Chicago Bears headed to central Illinois to spend time in the tornado-ravaged community of Washington, helping with cleanup efforts and meeting with members of the community's…Read Full Story ...
Fighting about UkraineOlleJohansson@cagleblog.com (Olle Johansson)
St. Louis-area school closings2013-12-05 06:31:26 kmov.com
More local authors band together to promote books2013-12-05 06:30:00 STLToday.com
It's here! Rain, freezing rain already falling across St. Louis area2013-12-05 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Police lose stolen car suspects in chase2013-12-05 06:29:16 fox2news.com
Ice, snow hitting St. Louis area today2013-12-05 06:29:07 kmov.com
Two shot in head overnight, one man dies2013-12-05 06:24:20 fox2news.com
Updated: St. Louis area school closings2013-12-05 06:24:17 kmov.com
Rain, freezing rain already showing up in parts of St. Louis metro2013-12-05 06:16:00 STLToday.com
McGraw Live: Cold Start, Boeing & Parking Meters2013-12-05 06:15:00 STLToday.com
Illinois towns hit by twisters now brace for snow, ice2013-12-05 06:09:00 STLToday.com
Tornado communities brace for snow, ice2013-12-05 06:08:00 BND.com
Residents of a small southern Illinois community that's still recovering from last month's deadly tornadoes say they're bracing for another round of severe weather as a wintry storm pushes toward…Read Full Story ...
Join our TV chat today2013-12-05 06:00:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
Kansas City Air Show to return in 20152013-12-05 05:38:00 BND.com
Organizers of the Kansas City Air Show say the event will return to the skies in a little more than a year.Read Full Story ...
Wright home near Chicago listed for $2.4 million2013-12-05 05:27:00 BND.com
Frank Lloyd Wright's famed William Winslow House in suburban Chicago is on the market for the first time in nearly 60 years.Read Full Story ...
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4 am news
Belleville native killed doing civilian work in Afghanistan2013-12-05 04:58:58 kmov.com
Crews fix overnight gas leak2013-12-05 04:53:49 kmov.com
EXCHANGE: Rochester doctor earns honors2013-12-05 04:07:00 BND.com
When Dr. Careyana Brenham awoke to answer her phone at 3 a.m., it was Tabatha Wells on the line, crying and upset.Read Full Story ...
Mo. processor recalls 1,450 pounds of meat2013-12-05 04:03:00 BND.com
State agriculture officials say about 1,450 pounds of possibly contaminated beef and pork products have been returned to a southwest Missouri processor.Read Full Story ...
Nixon names former aide to Mo. judicial commission2013-12-05 04:03:00 BND.com
Gov. Jay Nixon has named a former top aide to a commission that helps select judges in St. Louis County.Read Full Story ...
Lee's Summit roofing company plans 300 new jobs2013-12-05 04:03:00 BND.com
A western Missouri company that repairs roofs, gutters and siding damaged by storms nationwide is planning to add 300 jobs to its Kansas City area workforce.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
2 Chicago men arrested on drug charges2013-12-05 03:08:00 BND.com
Two Chicago men have been arrested on drug charges and police seized cocaine and methamphetamine with a street value of more than $4 million.Read Full Story ...
Suburban officer accused of using excessive force2013-12-05 03:08:00 BND.com
A suburban Chicago police officer has been indicted on federal civil rights charges for allegedly using excessive force in what authorities say were two separate beatings in 2010 and 2011.Read Full Story ...
Rainy, icy weather forecast for southern Illinois2013-12-05 03:08:00 BND.com
More than a dozen counties in southern Illinois are under a winter storm warning and more are under a winter storm watch from the National Weather Service.Read Full Story ...
Review calls for better Illinois disaster response2013-12-05 03:08:00 BND.com
A review has found several shortfalls in Illinois' readiness to respond to disasters and emergencies.Read Full Story ...
Ill. man killed doing civilian work in Afghanistan2013-12-05 03:03:00 BND.com
Services are set for a southwestern Illinois man who was serving as a civilian aircraft mechanic in Afghanistan when he was killed by what his brother said was a rocket…Read Full Story ...
Poetry Foundation introduces award for criticism2013-12-05 03:03:00 BND.com
The Chicago-based Poetry Foundation is introducing a new award for poetry criticism.Read Full Story ...
2 am news
Police: Man ran block away from where shooting happened2013-12-05 02:53:29 kmov.com
1 am news
Shrugging off winter's bite in N. Dakota oilfields2013-12-05 01:03:00 BND.com
Some people were choosing to stay indoors as an arctic blast swept across the Northern Plains, but the prospect of temperatures not cracking single digits had a different effect on…Read Full Story ...
12 am news
St. Louis County assessor seeks to re-examine countywide tax exemptions2013-12-05 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Ikea spent years looking for perfect St. Louis spot2013-12-05 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Does labor representation at Boeing matter in 777X quest?2013-12-05 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Legislative report promotes limiting tuition costs for student transfers2013-12-05 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Meet Murphy, the dog who can sniff out diabetic alerts2013-12-05 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Civilian mechanic from Belleville killed in mortar attack in Afghanistan2013-12-05 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Magic House to bring play area to Lambert2013-12-05 00:00:00 STLToday.com
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