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10 am news

Unlocking the mysterious causes of those head-scratching traffic jams

2014-10-25 10:30:00
MoDOT will use flashing signs to try to prevent wrong-way drivers on I-44. Read Full Story ...

Not-for-profits team up for Zombie run
2014-10-25 10:05:00
Two local not-for-profit organizations, The Legacy Collaboration (TLC) and Great Destinies, Inc, are teaming up to host the first annual  Run Like Hell Zombie 5K, which will take place Nov. 1 on the S Read Full Story ...

Family evacuated from home due to carbon monoxide leak

2014-10-25 10:02:08
Officials say a family was evacuated from their home in south St. Louis Saturday morning due to a carbon monoxide leak. Read Full Story ...

St. Mary's students observe Unity Day
2014-10-25 10:00:00
The students of St. Mary?s Catholic School in Edwardsville came together Wednesday afternoon to participate in Unity Day, a national awareness program to unite against bullying.   Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Man charged in fatal stabbing in south St. Louis October 1

2014-10-25 09:19:50
A suspect has been charged in the stabbing death of a man in south St. Louis October 1. Read Full Story ...

Museum celebrates the Louisiana Purchase

2014-10-25 09:08:00
In 1803, the United states agreed to pay France $15 million for the Louisiana Territory ? 820,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River. The United States doubled its size, expanding the Read Full Story ...

Free QuickBooks workshops offered

2014-10-25 09:05:00
A QuickBooks workshops will be presented on November 5, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at 7 Glen Ed Professional Park, Glen Carbon, IL 62034.  Read Full Story ...

8 am news

Man shot while walking on popular downtown St. Louis street

2014-10-25 08:11:07
Police say a man was shot on a popular street in downtown St. Louis early Saturday morning. Read Full Story ...

D.C. lobbying by St. Louis-based companies is shifting toward health care

2014-10-25 08:00:00
Monsanto, Anheuser-Busch still big players, but recent gainers include Express Scripts  Read Full Story ...

How many friends in your inner circle express very different views from you?

2014-10-25 08:00:00
Do you regularly seek the input of someone you respect or trust who you know is likely to come from a different political, religious or racial background than yourself?  Read Full Story ...

Missouri History Museum gives the back story of 'The Louisiana Purchase'

2014-10-25 08:00:00
St. Louis gets a birthday present, with an assist from the National Archives. Read Full Story ...

7 am news

D.C.'s revolving door is alive and well with Missourians

2014-10-25 07:30:00
WASHINGTON ? The revolving door ? that term for people who move back and forth between government and lobbying for private interests ? has gotten a good Missouri workout. Read Full Story ...

6 am news

Authorities investigate 6th homicide this week in St. Louis

2014-10-25 06:39:44
Homicide detectives are investigating the sixth homicide this week in St. Louis. Read Full Story ...

Muny gets set for 2015 with 'My Fair Lady,' 'Into the Woods'

2014-10-25 06:00:00
Shows reflect a mix of old and brand-new.  Read Full Story ...

'X Files' star reads her riveting novel

2014-10-25 06:00:00
Gillian Anderson's "A Vision of Fire" is start of series. Read Full Story ...

5 am news

Author tells about revolutionary birth of the Pill

2014-10-25 05:30:00
Dynamic history of a world-changing development. Read Full Story ...

3 am news

Ex-soldier gets 15 years for Illinois robbery

2014-10-25 03:50:00

A former soldier has been sentenced in Illinois to 15 years in federal prison after being accused of robbing a convenience store.

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Civil War statue returning to downtown Rockford

2014-10-25 03:34:00

A 114-year-old Civil War statue will be returned to downtown Rockford after decades at another location.

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Building residents warned about Wallenda's stunt

2014-10-25 03:05:00

The managers of two Chicago apartment buildings are telling residents to watch their step while tightrope walker Nik Wallenda practices his craft next month.

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Ex-pastor sentenced for molestation

2014-10-25 03:05:00

A 76-year-old former southern Illinois pastor has been ordered committed to state custody for 51 years for molesting a 4-year-old child in 2010.

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Man sentenced to prison in murder-for-hire plot

2014-10-25 03:05:00

A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to 17 1/2 years in prison for a murder-for-hire scheme targeting his estranged wife and several of her friends.

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12 am news

Sherpa: Millennials assume their usual aggrieved position

2014-10-25 00:15:00
Self-absorbed parents insist we share in their child's awesomeness. Read Full Story ...

Look Back 250 ? Great Depression settles hard on St. Louis

2014-10-25 00:15:00
The era was known for privation and long lines ? lines to find jobs, obtain relief and get warm meals. Read Full Story ...

Foes of teacher tenure amendment don't back down

2014-10-25 00:15:00
The opposition is active, even though the main proponents have pulled out of the campaign. Read Full Story ...

Wainwright undergoes elbow scope

2014-10-25 00:15:00
Arthroscopic surgery happened days after Cardinals officials said their ace had been prescribed rest for the elbow and that he 'should have a normal offseason.' Read Full Story ...

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