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8 pm news

Duke star Zion Williamson blows out shoe, appears to hurt his knee

2019-02-20 20:36:00 STLToday.com
In one of the more bizarre incidents you'll see in college basketball, Duke star Zion Williamson left his team's game clutching his knee after his shoe came apart Wednesday night. Read Full Story ...

Duke star Zion Williamson blows out shoe, hurts knee in bizarre incident

2019-02-20 20:36:00 STLToday.com
In one of the more bizarre incidents you'll see in college basketball, Duke star Zion Williamson left his team's game clutching his knee after his shoe came apart Wednesday night. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news



'Empire' actor charged with making false police report

2019-02-20 19:59:51 STLToday.com
CHICAGO (AP) ? "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his? Read Full Story ...

'They were inseparable': Brothers gunned down six months apart

2019-02-20 19:15:00 STLToday.com
Ivan Henley is held on $1 million cash bail, accused of killing Kelvon Phillips on Sunday. Read Full Story ...

'They were inseparable': St. Louis County brothers gunned down six months apart

2019-02-20 19:15:00 STLToday.com
Ivan Henley is held on $1 million cash bail, accused of killing Kelvon Phillips on Sunday. Read Full Story ...

'They were inseparable': St. Louis County brothers gunned down 6 months apart

2019-02-20 19:15:00 STLToday.com
Ivan Henley is held on $1 million cash bail, accused of killing Kelvon Phillips on Sunday. Read Full Story ...

Democrats' resolution against Trump emergency coming Friday

2019-02-20 19:00:36 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON (AP) ? House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars,? Read Full Story ...

5 pm news



50M gallons of polluted water pours daily from US mine sites

2019-02-20 17:59:32 STLToday.com
RIMINI, Mont. (AP) ? Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and ponds without being? Read Full Story ...

NetZero home project starts near NGA site

2019-02-20 17:30:00 STLToday.com
Developer Dwight Arant purchased several lots from developer Paul McKee's Northside Regeneration for the project. Read Full Story ...

Woman charged with threat to stab St. Louis judge is found unfit for trial

2019-02-20 17:20:00 STLToday.com
She was charged after showing up at courthouse with a 7-inch-long box cutter wrapped in a scarf and stuffed into a glove within her backpack, authorities said. Read Full Story ...

Self-proclaimed white nationalist wanting to 'kill almost every last person on earth' planned mass terror attack, government says

2019-02-20 17:12:00 STLToday.com
"The defendant intends to murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country," the government said in court documents filed this week. Read Full Story ...

Man kicked officer, scratched and spit on jailer in East St. Louis, police say

2019-02-20 17:02:00 STLToday.com
The man, Charles Thompson, 54, of Collinsville, was charged Sunday with aggravated battery to a peace officer. Read Full Story ...

Reed joins city's comptroller in favoring citywide vote on Lambert privatization

2019-02-20 17:00:00 STLToday.com
The aldermanic president says the proper place to push for an election on the issue is the Board of Aldermen, not the Board of Estimate and Apportionment. Read Full Story ...

4 pm news



Police official: Smollett suspected of lying about attack

2019-02-20 16:41:01 STLToday.com
CHICAGO (AP) ? Chicago detectives suspect that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report when he said he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in downtown Chicago late last month, a police official said Wednesday. Read Full Story ...

Woman charged with threat to stab judge found unfit for trial

2019-02-20 16:30:00 STLToday.com
She was charged after showing up at courthouse with a 7-inch-long box cutter wrapped in a scarf and stuffed into a glove within her backpack, authorities said. Read Full Story ...

Woman charged with threat to stab St. Louis judge found unfit for trial

2019-02-20 16:30:00 STLToday.com
She was charged after showing up at courthouse with a 7-inch-long box cutter wrapped in a scarf and stuffed into a glove within her backpack, authorities said. Read Full Story ...

Police: Jussie Smollett suspected of lying about attack

2019-02-20 16:24:00 STLToday.com
CHICAGO (AP) ? A police official says "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report" and that detectives are presenting the case against him to a grand jury. Read Full Story ...

LouFest organizers sue vendor, claiming effort to sabotage festival

2019-02-20 16:20:00 STLToday.com
Logic Systems and Lighting and owner Howard "Chip" Self sought to kill the festival by making "exaggerated statements regarding LouFest funding issues," lawsuit says. Read Full Story ...

LouFest organizers sue vendor, claiming effort to sabotage the St. Louis music festival

2019-02-20 16:20:00 STLToday.com
Logic Systems and Lighting and owner Howard "Chip" Self sought to kill the festival by making "exaggerated statements regarding LouFest funding issues," lawsuit says. Read Full Story ...

Trenton Forster seeks new trial in killing of St. Louis County police officer

2019-02-20 16:00:00 STLToday.com
Motion cites errors by judge in trial for first-degree murder Read Full Story ...

3 pm news



Dems' measure blocking Trump emergency will come Friday

2019-02-20 15:32:00 STLToday.com
WASHINGTON (AP) ? House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars,? Read Full Story ...

Meteorologist Ben Abell, known for radio forecasts, dead at 86

2019-02-20 15:30:00 STLToday.com
A St. Louis U. professor, Abell was heard most on KWMU, KMOX Read Full Story ...

Police official: Smollett lawyers meeting with investigators

2019-02-20 15:21:00 STLToday.com
CHICAGO (AP) ? Lawyers for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were meeting Wednesday with prosecutors and police investigators, a police official said. Read Full Story ...

Meteorologist Ben Abell, known for STL radio forecasts, dead at 86

2019-02-20 15:15:00 STLToday.com
A St. Louis U. professor, Abell was heard most on KWMU, KMOX Read Full Story ...

2 pm news



Marvelous 'Billy Backhand' leads Wainwright's team to Cardinals fielding crown

2019-02-20 14:56:00 STLToday.com
Williams Perez shines during a tournament Shildt's staff created to work on fielding drills for pitchers and create competition. The manager called its format, 'Madness.' Read Full Story ...

Arsenic, lead in water pouring out of former US mine sites

2019-02-20 14:54:00 STLToday.com
RIMINI, Mont. (AP) ? Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and ponds without being? Read Full Story ...

Pritzker's $39B budget relies on taxing marijuana, betting

2019-02-20 14:46:11 STLToday.com
He campaigned on a progressive income tax and legalizing recreational marijuana. Read Full Story ...

Pritzker's $39B budget relies on taxing marijuana, sports betting

2019-02-20 14:46:00 STLToday.com
He campaigned on a progressive income tax and legalizing recreational marijuana. Read Full Story ...

Pritzker's $39 billion budget relies on taxing marijuana, betting

2019-02-20 14:46:00 STLToday.com
He campaigned on a progressive income tax and legalizing recreational marijuana. Read Full Story ...

How to make your best pot of chili

2019-02-20 14:31:00 STLToday.com
A pot of chili may be one of winter?s ultimate comforts. Hearty, filling, hot and well-suited for a long cook time on your stovetop, filling your kitchen with warmth and enticing aromas. Read Full Story ...

Safety or shake down? Required vehicle inspections targeted by Missouri House

2019-02-20 14:30:00 STLToday.com
"I think this is more of a shake down upon Missourians to collect more money," one state representative said. "I've never heard anybody go, 'yes! I have to go get my inspection today.'" Read Full Story ...

Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000

2019-02-20 14:11:00 STLToday.com
But experts are saying it's less a phone for the many than a phone for the few - the tech-hooked people with bigger wallets. Read Full Story ...

Hochman: Cards' Miller on MLB free agency: 'Things aren't functioning the way we expected'

2019-02-20 14:01:00 STLToday.com
"We're in a world where it seems like everybody likes to think alike, so they're all paying for the same thing ? or not paying for it, depending on your perspective," Cardinals pitcher Andrew Miller said. Read Full Story ...

Read the chat with the Road Crew about snow removal on roads, congestion and more

2019-02-20 14:00:00 STLToday.com
Join the weekly chat on Wednesday at 1 p.m., or post your questions now. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news



Catholic Supply murder suspect enters not guilty plea

2019-02-20 13:50:00 STLToday.com
Thomas Bruce, 53, of rural Jefferson County, did not appear in the courtroom. Read Full Story ...

Pope strives to fight cleric sex abuse with Vatican summit

2019-02-20 13:45:00 STLToday.com
VATICAN CITY ? If Pope Francis needed a concrete example to justify summoning church leaders from around the globe to Rome for a tutorial on clergy sex abuse, Sister Bernardine Pemii has it. Read Full Story ...

Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation drags on

2019-02-20 13:30:00 STLToday.com
Probe began in July 2015, and remains unresolved. Approximately 8 million vehicles are affected. Read Full Story ...

Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for body parts

2019-02-20 13:14:00 STLToday.com
KENOSHA, Wis. ? A Wisconsin high school is ending cheerleading awards given annually to girls with the largest breasts or buttocks ? dubbed "Big Booty" and "Big Boobie" ? after district officials received repeated complaints from parents and a former? Read Full Story ...

Popular Kehinde Wiley show leaves something behind: St. Louis Art Museum buys painting

2019-02-20 13:00:00 STLToday.com
Wellston resident Ashley Cooper now has a second home ? the St. Louis Art Museum. Read Full Story ...

This teenager says he made $35,000 plowing snow in just four days

2019-02-20 13:00:00 STLToday.com
Seattle has been suffering through its snowiest February in 70 years, with accumulations of up to 10 inches in some places. But all that white has meant green for one young man with a snowplow, who says he made $35,000? Read Full Story ...

12 pm news



Michael Yo books two nights at the St. Louis Funny Bone

2019-02-20 12:20:00 STLToday.com
Comedian Michael Yo is heading to the St. Louis Funny Bone with shows March 1 and March 2. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. both nights. Read Full Story ...

Southwest shares drop as mechanics labor dispute escalates

2019-02-20 12:18:00 STLToday.com
Southwest has canceled hundreds of flights since Feb. 15. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis Zoo gets rave reptilian review in Scientific American

2019-02-20 12:15:00 STLToday.com
Zoo lauded for preservation of Ozark hellbender salamander Read Full Story ...

SIUE?s Laura Wolff Featured on WalletHub

2019-02-20 12:14:00 SIUE.edu
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?s Laura Wolff, instructor in the Department of Economics and Finance, was featured in a WalletHub article about credit card late payments.  To read the article, click... Read Full Story ...

Leftover Salmon makes itself at home on 30th-anniversary tour

2019-02-20 12:12:00 STLToday.com
For 30 years, Leftover Salmon has made the stage its home. But never quite this literally. Read Full Story ...

11 am news



'Day care fight club' in St. Louis will be investigated by Missouri attorney general

2019-02-20 11:45:00 STLToday.com
Attorney General Eric Schmitt launched a civil investigation, not a criminal one. Read Full Story ...

Al B. Sure concert at the Pageant is canceled

2019-02-20 11:29:00 STLToday.com
Al B. Sure's concert Thursday night at the Pageant is canceled. The show is expected to be rescheduled. Refunds are available at point of purchase. The show was part of the "I'm a Survivor Benefit Concert." Read Full Story ...

Dog euthanized by St. Louis County, triggering feud with Stray Rescue, didn't have rabies after all

2019-02-20 11:15:00 STLToday.com
The county said the dog was showing signs of rabies and had to be put to death. Read Full Story ...

Court: Constitutional ban on high fines applies to states

2019-02-20 11:03:00 STLToday.com
The case that sparked the ruling involved an Indiana man who was arrested for selling $400 worth of heroin. Police seized the man's $40,000 Land Rover. Read Full Story ...

Four black lawyers being honored by STL bar association

2019-02-20 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Wesley Bell, longtime judges part of group being lauded Tuesday Read Full Story ...

9 am news



SIUE Arts & Issues Presents Former ?M*A*S*H? Actor Mike Farrell in Play about Famous Scientist, Dr. Charles Keeling

2019-02-20 09:47:00 SIUE.edu
Noted actor and activist Mike Farrell will portray the scientist whose research on carbon dioxide (CO2) gave the world its first early warnings of global warming, during Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?s Arts & Issues presentation of ?Dr. Keeling?s Curve? at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1 at Dunham... Read Full Story ...

Missouri bill would require free tampons in prisons

2019-02-20 09:30:00 STLToday.com
Many women now make their own, which can lead to health issues. Read Full Story ...

SIUE Finishes 11th at Michigan Tech?s Blizzard Baja

2019-02-20 09:30:00 SIUE.edu
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougar Baja Team had one of its two cars make a successful run at Michigan Tech?s annual Blizzard Baja Saturday Feb. 16 in Houghton, Mich.   Senior Joe Trautman, president of the SIUE Baja Team, combined with 11 teammates to see their No. 94 car finish 11th overall in a field of 36... Read Full Story ...

Man charged with gunning down victim in car outside St. Louis County motel

2019-02-20 09:16:00 STLToday.com
Ivan Henley is held on $1 million cash bail, accused of killing Kelvon Phillips on Sunday. Read Full Story ...

Muslim groups call on Lewis Reed to apologize for 'Islamophobic attack ' on Jamilah Nasheed

2019-02-20 09:15:00 STLToday.com
Reed said he will not back down Read Full Story ...

8 am news



When Brent Cobb takes the stage, he's sometimes surprised people are listening

2019-02-20 08:45:00 STLToday.com
The day Brent Cobb talked with a reporter about his upcoming show at Off Broadway happened to be the same day the news broke that he would be touring with sudden superstar Chris Stapleton this summer. Again. Read Full Story ...

Reyes faced hitters for first time in 'forever'

2019-02-20 08:37:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals righthander says there's room for improvement but he's on a relative fast track this spring after recovery from another injury. Read Full Story ...

Reyes hopes to improve after facing hitters for first time in 'forever'

2019-02-20 08:37:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals righthander says there's room for improvement but he's on a relative fast track this spring after recovery from another injury. Read Full Story ...

Dress up your pet and help another: Purina Pet Parade benefits area's largest no-kill shelter

2019-02-20 08:00:00 STLToday.com
The Open Door Animal Sanctuary in High Ridge, Mo. gets up to $25,000 each year from the parade. Read Full Story ...

Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, Three Days Grace heading to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

2019-02-20 08:00:00 STLToday.com
Breaking Benjamin is at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre with a show on July 21. Read Full Story ...

7 am news



Falafel, the ubiquitous street food of the Middle East

2019-02-20 07:30:00 STLToday.com
I spent half of one youthful summer in the Middle East, working on an archaeological dig. Most weekends I went into the nearby town and gorged myself on the falafel sold by a local street vendor. Read Full Story ...

Better Together says St. Louis consolidation will save $55 million first year, $1 billion by year 10

2019-02-20 07:30:00 STLToday.com
The analysis shows that the merged city?s annual budget will run a surplus, but critics want more proof. Read Full Story ...

Better Together says St. Louis consolidation could save $55 million first year, $1 billion by year 10

2019-02-20 07:30:00 STLToday.com
The analysis shows that the merged city?s annual budget will run a surplus, but critics want more proof. Read Full Story ...

Raasch: Food for thought on the campaign that goes on and on

2019-02-20 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Fried chicken - as American as apple pie Read Full Story ...

6 am news



Overheard in Antarctica: 'So where'd you go to high school?'

2019-02-20 06:55:00 STLToday.com
Once strangers, five STLers meet on scientific polar missions Read Full Story ...

Neman: What it's like to be the Queen of England's personal chef

dneman@post-dispatch.com (Daniel Neman)
2019-02-20 06:15:00 STLToday.com
Imagine how hard it would be to find good mangoes in Kathmandu. But when you have promised your boss you will make mango ice cream when she is visiting the capital of Nepal, you find them. Read Full Story ...

Religious studies in public schools? One Missouri lawmaker wants high school Bible classes

2019-02-20 06:00:00 STLToday.com
The measure would require state education officials to develop learning standards and curriculum guidelines for the courses. Read Full Story ...

5 am news



Southwest Airlines cuts revenue outlook, citing $60 million hit from federal government shutdown

2019-02-20 05:56:00 STLToday.com
Passenger demand also weak. Read Full Story ...

11th heaven: O'Reilly comes through for record-breaking Blues

2019-02-20 05:40:00 STLToday.com
It took the Blues 51 seasons and 4,023 games to be on the brink of something they had never done before. So what?s another 34 seconds? History had to wait briefly as the Blues needed overtime to beat Toronto 3-2? Read Full Story ...

Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of U.S. mining industry

2019-02-20 05:08:00 STLToday.com
Records of 43 mining sites under federal oversight show that, at average flows, more than 50 million gallons of contaminated wastewater streams daily from the sites. Read Full Story ...

4 am news



Pritzker to unveil state budget proposal, facing $3 billion deficit

2019-02-20 04:41:00 STLToday.com
He campaigned on a progressive income tax and legalizing recreational marijuana. Read Full Story ...

12 am news



Hochman: Cards' Flaherty always competing, even in practice sessions

2019-02-20 00:20:00 STLToday.com
JUPITER, Fla. ? Live batting practice is a laboratory. Miles Mikolas gave a good explanation for pitching live batting practice sessions at spring training. He said there are ?no consequences? for trying out different things, changing up sequences and spotting? Read Full Story ...

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