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8 am news

Chat live with TV critic Gail Pennington

2014-10-23 08:00:00 STLToday.com
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7 am news



Ride-sharing Lyft has agreement with Kansas City

2014-10-23 07:51:00 BND.com

The ride-sharing company Lyft will temporarily stop operating in Kansas City while it works out an agreement to operate legally in the city.

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Lake St. Louis adopts anti- texting laws

2014-10-23 07:36:00 BND.com

Lake St. Louis has become the seventh municipality in the St. Louis area to ban texting while driving.

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Missouri lottery jackpots piling up at 'lucky' South County real estate office

2014-10-23 07:30:00 STLToday.com
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Suspect in Missouri couple's death waives hearing

2014-10-23 07:26:00 BND.com

A former high school superintendent accused of murdering a Springfield couple has lost a bid to be released on bond while he awaits trial.

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Vonderrit Myers' family to release autopsy

2014-10-23 07:26:00 BND.com

Relatives of Vonderrit Myers Jr., the 18-year-old killed by a St. Louis police officer on Oct. 8, will release results of an independent autopsy.

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Missouri man charged with shooting to death his mother

2014-10-23 07:15:00 STLToday.com
The man claims he remembers getting a gun from his truck but blacked out and doesn't remember the shooting. Read Full Story ...

Throat-slasher gets 25 years for attack on Illinois man

2014-10-23 07:15:00 STLToday.com
Prosecutors said the woman stole cash and a laptop from the man after slashing his throat.  Read Full Story ...

Officer injured in late night car crash

2014-10-23 07:14:31 kmov.com
An officer suffered minor injuries after being involved in a car crash in Alorton, Illinois late Wednesday night. Read Full Story ...

Illinois man gets 11 years for spraying oven cleaner on 1-year-old

2014-10-23 07:01:00 BND.com

A central Illinois man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for spraying oven cleaner on a 1-year-old boy and severely burning him.

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2014-10-23 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
SIUE is offering online general education courses during a new four-week winter session for the first time during this year?s winter break. Read Full Story ...

Jacobs: 'Control is the issue' in domestic violence

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2014-10-23 07:00:00 alestlelive.com
Domestic abuse is widely overlooked and to enlighten the public on the issue, the Women?s Studies Program hosted a lecture called ?Understanding Domestic Abuse,? by Marcy Jacobs, client services coord Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Jackson County Courthouse annex to expand

2014-10-23 06:56:00 BND.com

The Jackson County Courthouse Annex in Independence will be undergoing a $6.8 million renovation and expansion.

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Son charged with murder in Missouri woman's death

2014-10-23 06:41:00 BND.com

A southwest Missouri man is now charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his mother.

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Investigation underway after early morning armed robbery

2014-10-23 06:40:20 kmov.com
An investigation is underway after an armed robbery at an unincorporated north St. Louis County gas station early Thursday morning. Read Full Story ...

Ill. voters to decide on minimum wage increase, Millionaire's Tax on Nov. 4 ballot

2014-10-23 06:16:11 kmov.com
When voters in Illinois head to the polls on Nov. 4 they will have two big money issues to decide on. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Chesterfield Police Department warns of new phone scam

2014-10-23 05:55:39 kmov.com
Police in Chesterfield, Missouri are warning of a new scheme where someone is impersonating a police officer and asking for money. Read Full Story ...

Champaign woman gets 25 years in attack, robbery

2014-10-23 05:26:00 BND.com

A Champaign woman who slashed a man's throat has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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Police: Illinois thieves lead high-speed chase

2014-10-23 05:26:00 BND.com

Police are investigating after thieves stole four cars from a southern Illinois dealership and led officers on a high-speed chase.

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Farmington schools to install solar panels

2014-10-23 05:21:00 BND.com

The Farmington school district is installing a $1.8 million array of solar panels on a district building to conserve energy and reduce costs.

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Police: Officer shoots armed Kansas City man

2014-10-23 05:21:00 BND.com

A Kansas City officer has shot a man who police say held a CVS store employee hostage with a weapon.

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Peoria man gets 23 years in Wal-Mart armed robbery

2014-10-23 05:16:00 BND.com

A 19-year-old Peoria man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for robbing $270 from two acquaintances at gunpoint in a Wal-Mart parking lot.

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Police: Missouri inmate who attempted suicide dies

2014-10-23 05:16:00 BND.com

St. Louis County police say a man who tried to hang himself in the Jennings jail earlier this month has died.

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4 am news



Republicans worry Missouri not prepared for Ebola

2014-10-23 04:07:06 kmov.com
Some Republican lawmakers questioned Wednesday whether emergency responders have the training and resources to handle a potential Ebola outbreak in Missouri. Read Full Story ...

EXCHANGE: McHenry County focus on end-of-life care

2014-10-23 04:06:00 BND.com

Sitting in a hospital bed at Centegra Hospital - McHenry, a hospital chaplain walked 84-year-old Teresa Guardi through the different life-sustaining measures the hospital can take - ventilators, dialysis, CPR…

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Former KC mayor among hall of fame inductees

2014-10-23 04:06:00 BND.com

The first female mayor of Kansas City will be part of an inaugural group of inductees into a hall of fame that recognizes women from the area.

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Flags to be lowered for Missouri fire chief

2014-10-23 04:06:00 BND.com

Flags on public buildings in a southern Missouri county will be lowered to honor a volunteer fire chief who was killed in the line of duty.

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3 am news



Naperville artist restoring damaged horse statue

2014-10-23 03:36:00 BND.com

A Naperville artist is working overtime restoring a painted statue honoring fallen Chicago police officers.

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Police: Missouri suspect captured after chase

2014-10-23 03:16:00 BND.com

Kansas City authorities have arrested an armed robbery suspect after a 100 mph car chase that ended when the suspect's vehicle caught on fire.

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New bridge helping ease Chicago rail congestion

2014-10-23 03:06:00 BND.com

State and local officials will dedicate a new railroad bridge in Chicago. The bridge is helping ease the congestion that makes the city the worst choke point in the nation's…

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Chicago man sentenced to 100 years for 2007 rape

2014-10-23 03:06:00 BND.com

A Chicago man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison after DNA in another case linked him to a 2007 rape.

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Police: Man found dead in wrecked car perhaps shot

2014-10-23 03:06:00 BND.com

The Alorton Police Department and the Illinois State Police are investigating the suspected shooting death of an East St. Louis man whose body was found in a car that ran…

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1 am news



Waukegan teacher strike continues to idle students

2014-10-23 01:06:00 BND.com

Waukegan's teachers strike has resulted in a sharp rise in the number of children using the Boys and Girls Club of Lake County.

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12 am news



Body count in St. Louis poised to surpass 2013 total with two months left in year

2014-10-23 00:30:00 STLToday.com
With 117 homicides so far, murders are up 27 percent over last year at the same time. Read Full Story ...

Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements

2014-10-23 00:26:00 BND.com

Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check…

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Bernie: Let's not go overboard on Davis

2014-10-23 00:25:00 STLToday.com
Favre's praise for Rams' young QB goes way too far, but he a point. Read Full Story ...

How would marijuana have affected Michael Brown? It's difficult to measure, experts say

2014-10-23 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Finding THC in blood means the person has smoked at some point but may no longer be under the influence. Read Full Story ...

Lake St. Louis to ban texting while driving, 7th local municipality to do so

2014-10-23 00:06:32 kmov.com
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Bernie: Davis looks good, but let's not go overboard

2014-10-23 00:05:00 STLToday.com
Young Rams QB has a big fan in Brett Favre. Read Full Story ...

Caring for people in Honduras change the lives of St. Louis doctor and nun

2014-10-23 00:00:00 STLToday.com
They make annual trips to offer medical care and much more. Read Full Story ...

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