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2 pm news

Wrongful incarceration case suffers legal blow

2014-08-23 14:12:00

A man who spent two months in jail on charges for another man has suffered a legal blow.

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Council gives road improvements green light
2014-08-23 14:10:00
With the hard winter and general wear and tear, a few of the streets in Edwardsville are in dire need of attention and the Edwardsville City Council recently approved a contract to ensure those specif Read Full Story ...

Aldean not just country

2014-08-23 14:07:00
On a night so hot and steamy that gulps of air could practically be measured in fluid ounces, Jason Aldean was getting the full effect of playing a St. Louis outdoor show in August. Read Full Story ...

New teacher sees potential in the neighborhood where he grew up

2014-08-23 14:00:00
Jonathan Hamilton is among the increasingly diverse corps of Teach for America. Read Full Story ...

13 students receive county scholarships
2014-08-23 14:00:00
Two Edwardsville students were among 13 scholarship winners announced Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the Madison County Board. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news

Hospitals look for new ways to collect unpaid medical bills

2014-08-23 13:30:00
They're teaming up with financial institutions to provide loans to patients. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Family preserves letters from WWI

2014-08-23 13:30:00
Machine-gunner Fred Kimball wrote letters to his 'Dear Friend Orpha,' then came back and married her. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis County police forces often don't reflect communities

2014-08-23 13:15:00
Chiefs say it's difficult to recruit black officers. Read Full Story ...

Local man unrolls historic panorama
2014-08-23 13:10:00
In a time before television and other modern forms of entertainment, people would pay to view large panoramic paintings depicting famous scenes. Read Full Story ...

Federal subpoena sought email of ex-Quinn advisers

2014-08-23 13:07:00

A grand jury has subpoenaed the emails of three former top advisers to Pat Quinn as part of a federal investigation into the governor's troubled anti-violence program.

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Has Nixon's national political future been lost in the smoke of Ferguson?

2014-08-23 13:00:00
Critics on both sides cite a late, unsteady response by governor. Read Full Story ...

Local man facing felony charges
2014-08-23 13:00:00
An Edwardsville resident is facing multiple felony charges after a local woman was killed in a May 5 accident. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

Supporters of officer in Ferguson shooting rally in South St. Louis

2014-08-23 12:45:00
Ferguson calm in the morning, rallies planned for afternoon Read Full Story ...

Adjunct faculty exploring unionization

2014-08-23 12:30:00
Part-time instructors often earn less than $25,000 a year and aren't eligible for health care benefits. Read Full Story ...

Mature trees add to Stephenson House ambiance

2014-08-23 12:10:00
Hi! Henry is here and has been here all week, watching Taylor Roofing get the old shingles off the roof of ?my? house! The old shingles are long gone but?the new shingles have not arrived. Henry k Read Full Story ...

Political power lags black population growth in several North County cities

2014-08-23 12:00:00
Experts say it takes time for population shifts to show up in elections Read Full Story ...

11 am news

Chicago boy, 3, shot in head, critically wounded

2014-08-23 11:32:00

A 3-year-old Chicago boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a home on the city's West Side.

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10 am news

Trayvon Martin's father to attend peace festival in East St. Louis

2014-08-23 10:55:46
Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin, will be attending the First Annual Peace in the Neighborhood Festival Saturday in East St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Redevelopment of iconic KC building clears hurdle

2014-08-23 10:42:00

A massive redevelopment project is expected to begin in October on an 83-year-old Kansas City skyscraper that was the tallest building in Missouri for decades.

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Labor Day travelers should be mindful of construction cones

2014-08-23 10:30:00
Millions of people will be traveling for the Labor Day weekend. Most of them ? nearly 30 million ? are expected to do so by car. Read Full Story ...

State renews Get Covered Illinois PR contract

2014-08-23 10:12:00

Gov. Pat Quinn's administration has renewed its contract with the public relations firm that handled promotion of Get Covered Illinois in the first year of President Barack Obama's health care…

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9 am news

Illinois DNR to use $1.7M grant on recreation

2014-08-23 09:33:35
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will receive more than $1.7 million to expand the Illinois Recreational Access Program. Read Full Story ...

Chicago's Pullman site could become national park

2014-08-23 09:32:00

Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood soon may be closer to becoming a national park.

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Festival of Nations begins Saturday in Tower Grove Park

2014-08-23 09:24:28
The Festival of Nations begins Saturday in Tower Grove Park in south St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Tonight: BBC America's 'Intruders' is crazy, scary

2014-08-23 09:00:00
People aren't who they seem in new horror drama. Read Full Story ...

8 am news

Ferguson residents struggling with daily life

2014-08-23 08:57:00

Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn't been the same since Angelia Dickens' son tearfully told her, "The police shot a boy."

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Motorcyclist sustained serious injuries following Saturday morning crash

2014-08-23 08:53:28
A motorcyclist is in serious condition following an early Saturday morning crash. Read Full Story ...

At home: Renter puts her own stamp on a Shrewsbury cottage

2014-08-23 08:45:00
Elle Lang?s one-bedroom, one-bath cottage, like many on the street, was built in the 1920s for workers who farmed what now constitutes the neighborhood. Read Full Story ...

Horrigan: Ferguson's global giant, and those left behind

2014-08-23 08:00:00
But what a great story if Emerson, with all of its management talent, would reach out to its neighbors left behind by the globalization, automation and computerization that has enriched its sh… Read Full Story ...

7 am news

Look Back 250 ? Preparing for the St. Louis World's Fair

2014-08-23 07:30:00
City had to overcome brown silt in the water, other obstacles Read Full Story ...

She quit her job, took a leap of faith. And then Ferguson erupted

2014-08-23 07:00:00
Charles Davis, 47, had been looking for a new business with his wife for six months before he asked the Lord to intervene. ?Lord, I?m going to sit still, and you tell me where to go,? he pra… Read Full Story ...

6 am news

Among the pines: bronze beauties, marble sculptures mapped in Forest Park

2014-08-23 06:00:00
Forest Park Forever offers free booklet for visitors to learn more about artworks' history. Read Full Story ...

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3 am news

Chicago man gets 40 years in fatal 2009 crash

2014-08-23 03:47:00

A Chicago man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a 2009 crash that killed a woman and critically injured her young son.

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Man who fled after fatal crash held without bond

2014-08-23 03:32:00

After hiding in Poland for years, a suspect in a fatal 2004 drunken driving crash in Chicago is being held without bond.

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Quinn signs legislation requiring transit review

2014-08-23 03:07:00

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a mass transit reform law intended to make the operations of transit agencies serving metropolitan Chicago more transparent and accountable.

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Section of Interstate 70 named for Jerry Costello.

2014-08-23 03:07:00

A section of Interstate 70 in southwestern Illinois has been named in honor of former Congressman Jerry Costello.

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2 am news

Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

2014-08-23 02:32:00

Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally…

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1 am news

Donations for Darren Wilson are redirected to nonprofit

2014-08-23 01:15:00
A GoFundMe crowdsourcing site had raised nearly $235,000 Read Full Story ...

Protest scene gets quieter Friday night

2014-08-23 01:00:00
Through the night, the numbers of marchers, police and news reporters was down significantly from the assemblies of the previous nights. Read Full Story ...

12 am news

Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

2014-08-23 00:57:00

Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

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Wainwright 'in a funk' as Cards lose

2014-08-23 00:55:00
Cardinals stake their ace to an early 4-1 lead, but he coughs it up in a 5-4 loss to the lowly Phils as he continues to struggle with his control. Read Full Story ...

Capt. Johnson endures Ferguson's storm

2014-08-23 00:30:00
Missouri Highway Patrol captain supervising protest zone hopes 'we have turned a corner.' Read Full Story ...

Sherpa: Reader asks if Tony Dungy responded as a black man should

2014-08-23 00:15:00
Michael Sam's 'distraction' potential causes readers to disagree. Read Full Story ...

Unheralded coalition of peacekeepers help restore calm to Ferguson

2014-08-23 00:15:00
In midst of chaos volunteers placed themselves between protesters and police Read Full Story ...

Nation of Islam members push to Ferguson's frontlines

2014-08-23 00:15:00
Many say they have calmed the crowds. But broader criticism of the Muslim sect continues. Read Full Story ...

Two St. Louis area police shootings are alike, and not

2014-08-23 00:15:00
Weapon and video separate the killings of Michael Brown and Kajieme Powell. Read Full Story ...

Drop-in center seeks to relieve new anxieties and old problems

2014-08-23 00:15:00
More than 1,000 residents who live near the Michael Brown shooting have sought assistance. Read Full Story ...

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