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4 pm news
Missouri man admits defrauding Social Security2014-03-12 16:21:00 BND.com
A western Missouri man has admitted improperly receiving more than $109,000 in disability benefits while working at a Kansas equine training center.Read Full Story ...
Missouri House passes bill that would triple abortion waiting period2014-03-12 16:20:32 kmov.com
Trial date set for woman accused in child's death2014-03-12 16:20:00 BND.com
A May trial date is set for a suburban Chicago woman accused of driving onto a sidewalk and killing a 5-year-old girl after inhaling computer dust cleaner.Read Full Story ...
Ferguson-Florissant School District superintendent resigns2014-03-12 16:09:28 kmov.com
Ferguson-Florissant Superintendent Art McCoy resigns2014-03-12 16:06:00 STLToday.com
Wentzville to double speeding fines on certain streets2014-03-12 16:00:42 kmov.com
MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' to do show from St. Louis on opening day2014-03-12 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Butterfly House hosting Morpho Mania2014-03-12 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Author Lyons to appear in Greenville2014-03-12 16:00:00 theintelligencer.com
3 pm news
Blaze that killed Arnold man started on futon2014-03-12 15:52:00 STLToday.com
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Found? Chinese satellite spots suspected crash at sea2014-03-12 15:51:14 fox2news.com
Edwardsville man dies in single-vehicle crash2014-03-12 15:45:00 STLToday.com
Nearby store ransacked during Delmar brawl, business owners on edge2014-03-12 15:43:08 kmov.com
Illinois deficit at $45 billion2014-03-12 15:40:00 BND.com
An annual state report puts the Illinois deficit at nearly $45 billion.Read Full Story ...
Sheriff?s department on the lookout for missing Jefferson Co. man2014-03-12 15:32:53 fox2news.com
Barnhart man missing since Sunday2014-03-12 15:19:00 STLToday.com
Police identify 'armed and dangerous' suspect wanted in Troy school burglary2014-03-12 15:03:43 kmov.com
Suffer from migraines? Device worn on the head may prevent them2014-03-12 15:02:51 fox2news.com
2 pm news
Cards gain first spring win in a week2014-03-12 14:55:00 STLToday.com
Whatever happened to ?balloon boy??2014-03-12 14:54:33 fox2news.com
Illinois schools faring poorly when it comes to money, report finds2014-03-12 14:51:00 STLToday.com
Report finds Illinois school finances worsening2014-03-12 14:50:00 BND.com
An Illinois State Board of Education report shows more school districts' are in poor financial shape.Read Full Story ...
1 woman dead, another gravely wounded in shooting2014-03-12 14:45:00 BND.com
Police in the St. Louis suburb of University City are searching for a man after one woman was killed and another gravely wounded in a shooting.Read Full Story ...
Hazlewood man sentenced on sex trafficking charges2014-03-12 14:41:26 fox2news.com
Man gets nearly 5 years for sex trafficking2014-03-12 14:31:00 BND.com
A suburban St. Louis man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for transporting five female victims for prostitution purposes between Missouri and five other states.Read Full Story ...
Accused arsonist escapes from south St. Louis mental hospital2014-03-12 14:27:51 fox2news.com
House bill bars points on traffic camera tickets2014-03-12 14:23:46 fox2news.com
Missouri woman sues pawn shop for selling gun to mentally ill daughter2014-03-12 14:17:00 STLToday.com
Woman sues pawn shop for selling gun to daughter2014-03-12 14:15:00 BND.com
A western Missouri woman is suing a pawn shop that sold her mentally ill daughter a gun that she used to fatally shoot her father.Read Full Story ...
Suspect identified in burglary of high school2014-03-12 14:12:55 fox2news.com
WA high school plays Bieber song continuously for fundraiser2014-03-12 14:12:49 fox2news.com
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1 pm news
Police identify suspect in burglary at Troy, Mo., high school2014-03-12 13:57:00 STLToday.com
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SIUE Celebrates St. Louis? 250 Birthday with Outdoor Cake Sculptures2014-03-12 13:54:53 SIUE.edu
On the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville sits a four-foot tall, two-tier fiber glass birthday cake. The cake is one of 250 throughout the bi-state region, commemorating the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis.
SIUE was chosen to be one of 250 places of distinction in the 15-county region and is part of the ?Cakeway to the West? campaign. The cake, located at the entry way of Founder?s Plaza, will be displayed through Dec. 31. It was decorated by Autumn Huff, Heather Kniffel and Carol Dappert of the Graphic Design Office within University Marketing and Communications. An alphabetized list of the sites can be found here.
The 250 sites were chosen based on such criteria as landmark sites, heritage and culture, the great outdoors, local favorites and innovation.
The Cakeway to the West project uniquely mixes a public art exhibit, with a scavenger hunt and a regional history lesson. The result is an exciting way to discover the area, according to Erin Budde, executive director of stl250.
But the fiber glass sculptures won?t just serve as decoration throughout the year.
?stl250 is teaming with Arch Grant recipient Candy Lab to translate our 250 cake locations into an interactive app where visitors can learn more about each location,? said Budde. ?What?s more, users will be able to ?check in? at each location and be awarded points, which will then funnel into a leaderboard. Scoring more points makes participants eligible to win prizes, with prize drawings in June and December.?
SIUE property is also home to another stl250 cake. The non-profit foundation selected the site of the Robert Wadlow statue on the campus of the SIU School of Dental Medicine, 2800 College Ave. in Alton. The statue is also located across the street from the Alton Museum of Art.
Wadlow (1918-1940) is recorded by the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest person in history. Wadlow was 8 feet, 11.1 inches tall.
For more information about stl250 or to vote for a favorite St. Louis spot, visit their Facebook page.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville provides students with a high quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River?s rich bottom land and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of nearly 14,000.
School of Dental Medicine: School of Dental Medicine students manage approximately 35,000 patient visits each year at its patient clinics in Alton and East St. Louis. In addition, students offer oral health treatment, screenings and education to more than 10,000 people annually through a wide variety of off-campus community outreach events. These opportunities provide students the training they need to graduate and become highly skilled dentists. The School of Dental Medicine is a vital oral health care provider for residents of southern and central Illinois, and the St. Louis metropolitan region.
stl250 chose the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to display one of its 250 birthday cakes.
The site of another stl250 birthday cake is the SIU School of Dental Medicine in Alton.Read Full Story ...
One woman killed, another wounded in University City shootings2014-03-12 13:54:00 STLToday.com
University City police seek man in shootings that kill one woman, wound another2014-03-12 13:54:00 STLToday.com
Person of interest wanted in fatal double shooting in University City2014-03-12 13:48:24 kmov.com
Archdiocese names new head of Catholic schools2014-03-12 13:48:00 STLToday.com
Sen. McCaskill inducted into Army Women?s Hall of Fame2014-03-12 13:42:01 fox2news.com
Hockey silver medalist visits Illinois high school2014-03-12 13:39:00 BND.com
Olympic hockey player Megan Bozek has shown off her silver medal at her alma mater in suburban Chicago.Read Full Story ...
Archdiocese picks new superintendent of Catholic Education2014-03-12 13:17:54 fox2news.com
Illinois authorities investigate killing of ducks2014-03-12 13:00:06 fox2news.com
McFadden wins first Winter Paralympics medal2014-03-12 13:00:00 BND.com
Tatyana McFadden of the United States added to her 10 Summer Paralympic medals by claiming her first of the Winter Games on Wednesday.Read Full Story ...
12 pm news
St. Louis Co. probes possible database misuse2014-03-12 12:53:23 fox2news.com
Accused arsonist escapes from mental hospital in St. Louis2014-03-12 12:49:00 STLToday.com
Backpage.com pimp sentenced for running prostitutes through the Midwest2014-03-12 12:45:06 fox2news.com
Cash abroad rises to $206B as Apple to IBm avoid taxes2014-03-12 12:40:00 STLToday.com
Man gets 4 years in prison for sex trafficking2014-03-12 12:40:00 BND.com
A Chicago man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for sex trafficking involving two female victims.Read Full Story ...
First Birthdays ? March 11, 20142014-03-12 12:35:46 fox2news.com
314 Day in St. Louis2014-03-12 12:33:25 fox2news.com
Is your neighborhood full of cheaters? Dating website purports to tell you2014-03-12 12:30:00 STLToday.com
Police looking for suspect in fatal University City double shooting2014-03-12 12:26:32 fox2news.com
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Sword threats, fight lead to 4 arrests in Mattoon2014-03-12 12:07:23 fox2news.com
Fire heavily damages family home2014-03-12 12:06:54 fox2news.com
Visitation Wednesday for Eureka firefighter killed2014-03-12 12:06:50 fox2news.com
Sinkholes close 2 Bloomington streets2014-03-12 12:05:00 BND.com
City officials in Bloomington are working to fix a pair of sinkholes that have closed a pair of streets.Read Full Story ...
Voters to pick Quinn's firstname.lastname@example.org(shorrell)
District 7 adds 2 emergency email@example.com(jbiggs)
11 am news
One hospitalized following drive-by shooting in west St. Louis2014-03-12 11:57:16 kmov.com
State to sell hundreds of pieces of IDOT equipment2014-03-12 11:56:22 fox2news.com
New SIU president has refund clause in contract2014-03-12 11:44:00 BND.com
The incoming president at Southern Illinois University will have the pay $250,000 if he leaves his new post within three and a half years.Read Full Story ...
Ferguson-Florissant may decide superintendent fate Thursday2014-03-12 11:43:48 fox2news.com
Teen who tried to walk across I-70 dies2014-03-12 11:40:00 BND.com
A teenager struck by a car earlier this week while trying to walk across Interstate 70 in suburban St. Louis has died from his injuries.Read Full Story ...
Senate OversightMikeKeefe@cagleblog.com (Mike Keefe)
Kevin Bacon explains the 1980s to Millennials2014-03-12 11:29:31 fox2news.com
GM to offer loaner cars, cash to owners of compacts subject to recall2014-03-12 11:29:00 STLToday.com
Duckett Creek sewer rates increase by 16 percent2014-03-12 11:28:00 STLToday.com
2nd teenager arrested in connection to St. Louis County double murder2014-03-12 11:27:10 kmov.com
Obama Care DelaysJohnDarkow@cagleblog.com (John Darkow)
Man accused of disrupting Chicago-Portland flight2014-03-12 11:07:00 BND.com
For the second time this month, an airliner has landed in Portland with a passenger reported as disruptive.Read Full Story ...
Girl Scout Cookie Recipes2014-03-12 11:06:55 fox2news.com
Band In The Box: Dawn Weber & The Electro Ensemble2014-03-12 11:01:10 fox2news.com
10 am news
Teen who sued parents reunites with them2014-03-12 10:56:58 fox2news.com
New Jersey student who sued parents returns home2014-03-12 10:56:00 STLToday.com
Vacation dreamsMiltPriggee@cagleblog.com (Milt Priggee)
Winter weather delays start of Chicago water taxis2014-03-12 10:50:00 BND.com
This season's winter weather is delaying the start of water taxis on the Chicago River.Read Full Story ...
Ola?s color rules for fashion2014-03-12 10:44:44 fox2news.com
VFW Post 805 .1K Fun Run2014-03-12 10:43:14 fox2news.com
Poll: Rauner's wide lead holds in Illinois GOP governor's primary2014-03-12 10:38:00 STLToday.com
SIUE Engineering Doctoral Student Ohu Awarded Fellowship2014-03-12 10:31:04 SIUE.edu
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering doctoral student Ikechukwu P.N. Ohu was one of 107 students awarded a Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) Program Fellow for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The Illinois Board of Higher Education awards the fellowships to increase the number of underrepresented faculty and staff in Illinois institutions of higher education. The DFI board members determined the selection process.
Ohu is an electrical, electronics and industrial engineer who works as an analyst with the largest fertilizer plant in sub-Saharan Africa. He has a bachelor?s in electrical and electronics engineering and a master?s in industrial engineering. Currently, Ohu is a joint Southern Illinois University Carbondale/SIUE Ph.D. candidate, with a focus on the complexity analysis of surgical motions, robotics, computer integrated manufacturing and workplace ergonomics.
?Ike Ohu is an established and outstanding researcher in industrial and manufacturing engineering (IME),? said Dr. Sohyung Cho, associate professor of industrial engineering at SIUE. ?Due to the nature of his collaborative work, Ike?s publication based on his dissertation research appears in both engineering and medicine journals.?
The Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program (DFI) was established by the Illinois General Assembly and signed as Public Act 093-0862 (Appendix B) on August 4, 2004. DFI serves as a program of financial assistance to implement the policy of encouraging minority students to enroll and complete academic programs at the post baccalaureate level.
Photo: Ikechukwu P.N. Ohu.Read Full Story ...
Firm working on state-owned resort backs out2014-03-12 10:31:00 BND.com
Plans to reopen a state-owned eastern Illinois resort with a long history of problems are on hold again.Read Full Story ...
NYC building explodes and collapses, killing 1 and injuring 152014-03-12 10:30:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis police identify man fatally shot in Wells Goodfellow neighborhood2014-03-12 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Pedestrian struck crossing I-70 in St. Charles County dies of his injuries2014-03-12 10:25:00 STLToday.com
Wellston murder suspect taken into custody, police say2014-03-12 10:14:00 STLToday.com
9 am news
Police take second murder suspect into custody2014-03-12 09:56:43 fox2news.com
Missouri man denies prostituting wife in ND2014-03-12 09:55:00 BND.com
A Missouri man has pleaded not guilty to prostituting his 41-year-old wife at a hotel in North Dakota's capital city.Read Full Story ...
NYC building explodes and collapses, injuring 162014-03-12 09:45:00 STLToday.com
Woman accused of fireworks in car found dead2014-03-12 09:39:00 BND.com
A St. Louis County woman facing criminal charges for injuring her sons by lighting fireworks inside an SUV has been found dead.Read Full Story ...
Zimmerman says he's trying to be a good person2014-03-12 09:31:00 STLToday.com
NYC building explodes, collapes, injuring 112014-03-12 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Motorcycle driver killed in crash in Madison County, police say2014-03-12 09:29:00 STLToday.com
Police identify father, son found dead in Babler State Park2014-03-12 09:23:26 kmov.com
New York building explosion and fire injures multiple people2014-03-12 09:21:18 fox2news.com
Westminster College student newspaper funds cut2014-03-12 09:19:00 BND.com
The future of the Westminster College student newspaper is in doubt after the Student Government Association's preliminary budget recommended cutting the paper's funding.Read Full Story ...
Deaths of 2 men in Babler State Park in Wildwood was murder-suicide, police say2014-03-12 09:15:00 STLToday.com
Deaths of 2 men in Babler State Park in Wildwood were murder-suicide, police say2014-03-12 09:15:00 STLToday.com
Father and son dead in murder-suicide at Babler State Park in Wildwood, police say2014-03-12 09:15:00 STLToday.com
Teenager dies from injuries sustained after being struck by car in St. Charles County2014-03-12 09:10:13 kmov.com
8 am news
Stand at the school house door IIEricAllie@cagleblog.com (Eric Allie)
Footprints in snow lead to burglary suspects2014-03-12 08:59:00 BND.com
Two men are facing burglary charges in rural northeast Missouri after police tracked them down from footprints in the snow.Read Full Story ...
Snow leads cops to burglary suspects in rural Missouri2014-03-12 08:59:00 STLToday.com
Live Video: Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old Colorado boy2014-03-12 08:42:53 fox2news.com
Heavy snow cancels hundreds of Chicago flights2014-03-12 08:30:00 BND.com
The snow is moving out of the Chicago area, but it's leaving behind a few hundred flight cancellations at the city's two airports.Read Full Story ...
Man found dead on Lake St. Louis sidewalk2014-03-12 08:22:27 kmov.com
Cold War 2ChristoKomarnitski@cagleblog.com (Christo Komarnitski)
St. Louis makes list of top 20 most affordable cities2014-03-12 08:20:00 STLToday.com
THE ARRIVAL OF SPRINGRandyBish@cagleblog.com (Randy Bish)
Wash U. seeks participants for study on low back pain2014-03-12 08:14:50 fox2news.com
High winds force tree to topple on power lines, car2014-03-12 08:09:34 kmov.com
Need a backhoe or dump truck? IDOT sale could be for you2014-03-12 08:05:00 STLToday.com
7 am news
$2M bond for man accused of shooting 6 at party2014-03-12 07:49:00 BND.com
A Chicago man is being held on $2 million bond for a shooting that injured six people during a party on the city's West Side.Read Full Story ...
Normandy students make push in Jefferson City2014-03-12 07:40:00 BND.com
Students from Normandy schools in St. Louis County are asking Missouri lawmakers to save their school district.Read Full Story ...
1 dead, 1 hurt in St. Louis shooting2014-03-12 07:29:00 BND.com
St. Louis police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another man injured.Read Full Story ...
Sandusky's wife says she believes he's innocent of sexual abuse of boys2014-03-12 07:29:00 STLToday.com
Surveillance video shows man burglarizing school2014-03-12 07:26:00 BND.com
Police in the eastern Missouri town of Troy are searching for a man caught on surveillance video ransacking the town's high school before making off with a safe.Read Full Story ...
North-city pet shop cares for pooches and owners2014-03-12 07:25:56 fox2news.com
Europe saving UkraineArendVanDam@cagleblog.com (Arend Van Dam)
Putin rescuerArendVanDam@cagleblog.com (Arend Van Dam)
Winter weather returns to St. Louis, brings heavy winds2014-03-12 07:09:20 kmov.com
Site hopes millions can help find Malaysian flight 3702014-03-12 07:02:31 fox2news.com
Song of the Day ? Win Tickets to an advanced screening of Disney?s ?Muppets Most Wanted?2014-03-12 07:00:43 fox2news.com
6 am news
Happy Birthday, World Wide Web!2014-03-12 06:57:36 fox2news.com
Bodies of father, son found in Missouri park2014-03-12 06:50:00 BND.com
St. Louis County police say a man and his son were found dead in a state park near St. Louis.Read Full Story ...
High winds whip through St. Louis2014-03-12 06:39:00 STLToday.com
Woman dies after house fire in central Illinois2014-03-12 06:36:00 BND.com
A central Illinois woman died after a fire in a mobile home in the Peoria County community of Norwood.Read Full Story ...
Parental rights amendment wins OK from Missouri House2014-03-12 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Platte authorities investigate death in rural home2014-03-12 06:29:00 BND.com
Platte County authorities say the death of a 56-year-old man is being investigated as a possible homicide.Read Full Story ...
Firefighters respond to large brush fire in St. Clair County2014-03-12 06:24:14 kmov.com
Police: Tractor trailer fled scene of accident which closed I-44 in Fenton2014-03-12 06:23:34 kmov.com
Mustangs gallop by Gibault2014-03-12 06:22:00 BND.com
JACKSONVILLE — Midway through the first quarter Tuesday, the Mendon Unity Mustangs caught fire and spent the rest of the night heating up the historic Jacksonville Bowl.Read Full Story ...
Man charged in shooting that injured Chicago cop2014-03-12 06:19:00 BND.com
A Chicago man is facing an attempted murder charge after authorities say he fired a gun that injured a police officer when a bullet ricocheted off a piece of wood.Read Full Story ...
Normandy students head to Jefferson City to save their schools2014-03-12 06:00:38 fox2news.com
McGraw Live: Bridgeton Landfill & Cat Neville2014-03-12 06:00:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
St. Louis forum to weigh pros, cons of legal pot2014-03-12 05:58:24 fox2news.com
Mo. House endorses parental rights amendment2014-03-12 05:55:27 fox2news.com
Several Illinois sites listed as significant to St. Louis2014-03-12 05:53:46 fox2news.com
Firefighters respond to large brush fire in Belleville, Ill.2014-03-12 05:51:33 kmov.com
Winter storm dumps heavy, wet snow on Illinois2014-03-12 05:35:00 BND.com
A late winter storm dumped more than 5 inches of snow in the Chicago area, causing scattered power outages and creating headaches for commuters.Read Full Story ...
Windy weather causes power outages, damage overnight2014-03-12 05:29:55 fox2news.com
Firefighters battle house fire in north St. Louis2014-03-12 05:12:26 kmov.com
4 am news
Election in North koreaOlleJohansson@cagleblog.com (Olle Johansson)
Multiple lanes of I-64 shutdown following rollover wreck in East St. Louis.2014-03-12 04:33:18 kmov.com
Proposed minimum wage hike advances in Missouri2014-03-12 04:04:00 BND.com
A state Senate committee has advanced legislation that could raise Missouri's minimum wage to $10 an hour.Read Full Story ...
EXCHANGE: Carterville center offers wildlife rehab2014-03-12 04:04:00 BND.com
One injured owl changed Beverly Shoftstall's life.Read Full Story ...
Local artists protest new St. Louis music fests2014-03-12 04:04:00 BND.com
Some St. Louis musicians want the city to back away from a pair of planned summer music festivals they fear could damage more home-grown events.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
Lanes reopened after wreck involving tractor trailer on I-442014-03-12 03:46:11 kmov.com
Chicago Polar Plunge raises more than $1M2014-03-12 03:05:00 BND.com
The annual Polar Plunge into Lake Michigan has broken its fundraising goals by raising more than $1 million for Special Olympics Chicago.Read Full Story ...
Late Chicago veteran to receive Medal of Honor2014-03-12 03:05:00 BND.com
A U.S. Army veteran who lived in Chicago and served in Vietnam will posthumously receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.Read Full Story ...
Former cop who stole from union sentenced2014-03-12 03:05:00 BND.com
A former Aurora police officer will perform 200 hours of community service after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from a police union.Read Full Story ...
Ill. sites listed as significant to St. Louis2014-03-12 03:05:00 BND.com
As St. Louis celebrates its 250th birthday, some Illinois historic sites are being recognized for their significance to the city.Read Full Story ...
Disaster recovery workshops offered in Ill. towns2014-03-12 03:05:00 BND.com
Workshops in two Illinois communities hit by tornados last fall will help community leaders learn how to lead recovery efforts.Read Full Story ...
Court reporter volunteer to record history2014-03-12 03:05:00 BND.com
Court reporters in western Illinois are stepping up to record, not legal proceedings, but history itself.Read Full Story ...
12 am news
Bill Human dies; helped create modern Clayton2014-03-12 00:20:00 STLToday.com
Superintendent suspension hangs over Ferguson-Florissant school board election2014-03-12 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Team named to develop transition plan for Normandy School District2014-03-12 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Agency suing American Airlines over tax incentives2014-03-12 00:01:00 BND.com
The agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago is suing American Airlines for falsely claiming to buy "vast amounts of jet fuel" from a small office in a rural community…Read Full Story ...
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