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4 pm news
Durbin lauds "Mr. Cub" in Senate commemoration2015-01-26 16:15:00 STLToday.com
3 pm news
Sarah Palin 2016JimmyMargulies@cagleblog.com (Jimmy Margulies)
Big bet on sports proves costly for Super Bowl host city2015-01-26 15:19:00 STLToday.com
Ex CIA officer from O'Fallon, Mo., convicted of leaking secrets to reporter2015-01-26 15:04:00 STLToday.com
2 pm news
Tsipras New Greek HeroPetarPismestrovic@cagleblog.com (Petar Pismestrovic)
Twins who became 'significant rats' to cartel await sentence2015-01-26 14:40:00 BND.com
In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly…Read Full Story ...
Frerichs announces firm will review Treasurer's office2015-01-26 14:35:00 BND.com
Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs says he's bringing in a consulting firm to conduct a performance review of how his office handles its books.Read Full Story ...
Single car accident kills man near Lemay Ferry and Reavis Barracks2015-01-26 14:26:43 kmov.com
Top performers: week of Jan. 18 to 252015-01-26 14:20:00 BND.com
Top high school sports performances for the week of Jan. 18 to Jan. 25…Read Full Story ...
Illinois pays millions to keep inmates who can't find homes2015-01-26 14:14:06 kmov.com
Fact Checker: Does Affordable Care Act provide subsidies for elective abortions?2015-01-26 14:14:00 STLToday.com
Add Brennan show to Matheny's book events2015-01-26 14:10:00 STLToday.com
Central County Fire/Rescue seeks bond issue for new firehouse, trucks and equipment2015-01-26 14:09:00 STLToday.com
Maryville puts focus on Drost Park email@example.com(btucker)
Juvenile charged in Granite City hit-and-run2015-01-26 14:03:15 kmov.com
Charges filed in wake of firstname.lastname@example.org(mwinte)
1 pm news
BridgePetarPismestrovic@cagleblog.com (Petar Pismestrovic)
Juvenile charged in Granite City bike path fatality2015-01-26 13:30:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis attorney named co-counsel on Syngenta litigation2015-01-26 13:22:00 STLToday.com
Fundraiser planned for seizure email@example.com(HSgal59)
Stephenson House set for dinner and firstname.lastname@example.org(carnett)
12 pm news
Thieves have change of heart, return stolen Boy Scouts gear in Montana2015-01-26 12:51:00 STLToday.com
O'Fallon, Mo. Police suing city over bargaining agreement2015-01-26 12:32:43 kmov.com
Paying College AthletesJohnDarkow@cagleblog.com (John Darkow)
Jury in CIA leak trial says it can't reach unanimous verdict2015-01-26 12:15:00 BND.com
Jurors say they can't reach a unanimous verdict in the case of an ex-CIA officer accused of leaking secrets about a classified operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions, but the…Read Full Story ...
Universities need to police themselves better2015-01-26 12:15:00 theintelligencer.com
Storm threatens northeast with 'historic' snow2015-01-26 12:15:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis takes another shot at hot-spot policing2015-01-26 12:15:00 STLToday.com
Livingston man claims $1 million2015-01-26 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
Hot-spot policing begins in downtown St. Louis2015-01-26 12:09:25 kmov.com
About 175 flights canceled at Chicago airports2015-01-26 12:05:00 BND.com
A winter storm forecast to bring up to 2 feet of snow to the East Coast has contributed to more than 175 flight cancellations in the Chicago area.Read Full Story ...
Redmond poetically honors King2015-01-26 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
7 shows for your radar this week (Jan. 26-Feb. 1)2015-01-26 12:00:00 STLToday.com
FOTAD to present "Box and Cox"2015-01-26 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
11 am news
Female employee robbed in Alton restaurant parking lot2015-01-26 11:54:25 kmov.com
McCulloch, Belmar to discuss Ferguson at SLU law forum2015-01-26 11:43:29 kmov.com
LOCAL NC Burr and torture reportJohnCole@cagleblog.com (John Cole)
Deflating deflate gateJohnCole@cagleblog.com (John Cole)
Political Footballs InflationJeffDarcy@cagleblog.com (Jeff Darcy)
Proposed $200 million St. Louis bond issue dies at Board of Aldermen2015-01-26 11:30:00 STLToday.com
Illinois State student critically injured in hit-and-run2015-01-26 11:26:00 BND.com
Illinois State University officials say a student has been critically injured after a hit-and-run accident.Read Full Story ...
Missouri audit: $376K spent flying commissioners to meetings2015-01-26 11:26:00 BND.com
A state audit shows Missouri has spent $376,000 flying commissioners to meetings across the state.Read Full Story ...
Warrenton woman seriously injured when she stopped to help motorist files suit2015-01-26 11:09:00 STLToday.com
Syriza and PegidaChristoKomarnitski@cagleblog.com (Christo Komarnitski)
Audit of Mo flight usage finds problems2015-01-26 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Bernie: Jones speaks up for Kroenke again2015-01-26 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Illinois State student killed in hit-and-run accident2015-01-26 11:00:00 BND.com
Illinois State University officials say a student has died after being a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident.Read Full Story ...
U of Illinois chancellor says budget is top priority in 20152015-01-26 11:00:00 BND.com
Chancellor Phyllis Wise says the budget at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus is her top priority for the coming year.Read Full Story ...
Audit of Missouri flight usage finds problems, including too many planes2015-01-26 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Illinois State student injured in hit-and-run accident2015-01-26 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Illinois State student injured in hit-and-run2015-01-26 11:00:00 STLToday.com
Audit: Missouri has too many airplanes2015-01-26 11:00:00 STLToday.com
10 am news
Woman dies after being hit by 2 vehicles in St. Louis2015-01-26 10:36:00 BND.com
An investigation continues after a woman was struck by two vehicles in south St. Louis.Read Full Story ...
St. Louis police identify Brentwood woman struck and killed after leaving restaurant2015-01-26 10:30:00 STLToday.com
Suspect shot by police in Hannibal2015-01-26 10:23:26 kmov.com
Death toll from GM ignition switches rises to at least 502015-01-26 10:21:00 STLToday.com
Man shot by unknown suspects in north St. Louis Sunday night2015-01-26 10:18:31 kmov.com
Contractor leading Joplin redevelopment closes offices2015-01-26 10:10:00 BND.com
A Texas-based contractor hired to lead Joplin's recovery from the 2011 tornado apparently has left the city without notice.Read Full Story ...
Police charged man with Ottumwa shooting death2015-01-26 10:10:00 BND.com
Police say authorities have arrested a man near St. Louis who was sought in connection with the shooting death of a man in Ottumwa, Iowa.Read Full Story ...
Bost touts efforts to bring map-maker to Scott AFB2015-01-26 10:05:00 BND.com
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost on Monday morning delivered a highly upbeat assessment of plans to bring the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and its 3,000 jobs, to Scott Air Force Base.Read Full Story ...
Syriza wins Greek electionsTomJanssen@cagleblog.com (Tom Janssen)
9 am news
Man from China charged with using bogus credit cards in Collinsville2015-01-26 09:45:00 STLToday.com
After Joplin tornado, schools work to supply safe rooms2015-01-26 09:40:00 BND.com
In the years since a 2011 tornado devastated Joplin, school districts in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas have scrambled to provide safe rooms to protect their students, staff and patrons…Read Full Story ...
SIUE Alum Camacho Named President of Greater Phoenix Economic Council2015-01-26 09:38:39 SIUE.edu
SIUE alum and former men?s soccer student-athlete Chris Camacho, a veteran economic developer at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, has been named the group?s next president and CEO, replacing Barry Broome.
Broome resigned to take a similar position in Sacramento after leading economic development in Maricopa County fro nine years.
Camacho earned a bachelor?s in psychology and sociology from SIUE?s School of Education, Health and Human Behavior in 2003, and achieved a master?s in public administration in 2004. He played four seasons (1999-2002) for the Cougars men?s soccer program, participating in 72 games while recording 13 points (3 goals, 7 assists).
Camacho has served as GPEC?s executive vice president since joining the organization in 2008. He oversaw domestic and international business development and market strategies, while interacting with Maricopa County and local cities.
?Chris is one of the leading economic-development professionals in the country and, unquestionably, the best candidate for the position,? said Don Smith, GPEC?s board chairman and president of CopperPoint Mutual. ?His proven leadership acumen and depth of experience will enhance the momentum of the organization and propel our work forward.?
Consultant Connect recognized Camacho as a Top 50 economic developer in North America. He has served as president of the Arizona Association for Economic Development and was named the group?s 2011 Economic Developer of the Year.
Camacho vowed to work toward achieving significant business growth and furthering collaborative economic initiatives in the region.
Since Camacho has been at GPEC, the group claims to have helped attract 174 companies while luring $2.2 billion in investment and creating nearly 26,700 jobs.Read Full Story ...
Man killed after gun fight in Hayti Heights2015-01-26 09:35:00 BND.com
One person is in custody and authorities are searching for two other suspects after a fatal shooting in the southeast Missouri town of Hayti (HAY-tie) Heights.Read Full Story ...
Ernie Banks RIPMiltPriggee@cagleblog.com (Milt Priggee)
Small drone crashes at White House complex, origin unclear2015-01-26 09:15:00 STLToday.com
Gunfight in southeast Missouri leaves 1 dead2015-01-26 09:10:00 STLToday.com
8 am news
Richmond Heights police find Iowa murder suspect hiding under bed2015-01-26 08:52:00 STLToday.com
Northeast BlizzardDaveGranlund@cagleblog.com (Dave Granlund)
The GOOD DeflategateBillDay@cagleblog.com (Bill Day)
Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses2015-01-26 08:36:00 STLToday.com
Tango ArgentinaTaylorJones@cagleblog.com (Taylor Jones)
East St. Louis and Nashville hold onto No 1 spots in BND basketball rankings2015-01-26 08:23:00 BND.com
Once the dust settled from the numerous mid-winter basketball tournaments throughout the region, East St. Louis and Nashville held on to the top spots in the weekly Belleville News-Democrat Boys…Read Full Story ...
Car strikes pole, driver injured2015-01-26 08:20:13 kmov.com
George couple is missing after long drive to meet Craigslist seller2015-01-26 08:18:00 STLToday.com
Georgia couple is missing after long drive to meet Craigslist seller2015-01-26 08:18:00 STLToday.com
Device, possibly aerial drone, found on White House grounds2015-01-26 08:14:00 STLToday.com
Whereabouts of Thomas Hart Benton painting concealed2015-01-26 08:10:00 BND.com
Some members of a class that donated a Thomas Hart Benton painting to a Shawnee Mission school in the 1950s are wondering where the gift is being kept.Read Full Story ...
7 am news
Blizzard threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow2015-01-26 07:59:00 STLToday.com
Illinois Dems (too many of them, in fact) set their sights on re-taking a Senate seat2015-01-26 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Documents: Quinn had marijuana recommendations, didn't act2015-01-26 07:24:00 BND.com
Newly released documents show former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations on which businesses should receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses but did not act on them before leaving office.Read Full Story ...
Accident forces ramp from eastbound lanes of I-70 to I-170 closed2015-01-26 07:17:35 kmov.com
Police officer in Springfield, Mo., shot; suspect being sought2015-01-26 07:15:00 STLToday.com
Police officer shot in Springfield, Mo.; suspect being sought2015-01-26 07:15:00 STLToday.com
Strong winds force early end to Illinois ski tournament2015-01-26 07:04:00 BND.com
Event organizers say inclement weather nearly forced them to cancel a ski-jumping competition in northern Illinois for the first time in 110 years.Read Full Story ...
Amtrak studying possible Danville-to-Quad Cities route2015-01-26 07:04:00 BND.com
Amtrak is studying potential rail service between Danville and the Quad Cities.Read Full Story ...
6 am news
Tulsa couple married for nearly 70 years die hours apart2015-01-26 06:54:00 BND.com
Family of a Tulsa couple married for nearly 70 years say the pair died within just a few hours of each other.Read Full Story ...
SAG Awards win sends 'Birdman' Oscar hopes soaring2015-01-26 06:45:00 STLToday.com
Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami2015-01-26 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Springfield police officer shot; search for suspect2015-01-26 06:15:00 BND.com
A Springfield police officer is hospitalized after being shot. The suspect is still being sought…Read Full Story ...
5 am news
President of Fairmont Park optimistic about racetrack's future now Rauner is in office2015-01-26 05:59:28 kmov.com
Police respond after break-in reported at abandoned North County mall2015-01-26 05:29:49 kmov.com
4 am news
Decatur man dies in rollover crash in Sangamon County2015-01-26 04:59:00 BND.com
Police say a 21-year-old Decatur man has died following a rollover crash in eastern Sangamon County.Read Full Story ...
Tsipras MerkelRainerHachfeld@cagleblog.com (Rainer Hachfeld)
Hearing shows support for review of entire Missouri tax code2015-01-26 04:04:00 BND.com
Business groups say they support a proposed multi-year review of Missouri's tax code by a panel of experts.Read Full Story ...
McCulloch to discuss Ferguson, policing at SLU law forum2015-01-26 04:04:00 BND.com
St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch will serve as keynote speaker at a Saint Louis University symposium on law enforcement issues after the fatal Ferguson police shooting.Read Full Story ...
EXCHANGE: 2-year-old fights cancer for second time2015-01-26 04:04:00 BND.com
Alexa Cunningham is an engaging, 2½-year-old girl who showed visitors her toy dogs, Minnie Mouse Playhouse and collection of princess books.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
2 carjacking suspects arrested after trying to flee police2015-01-26 03:34:00 BND.com
St. Louis authorities say two carjacking suspects have been arrested after trying to flee police.Read Full Story ...
Jobs at peanut facility safe for now, says company rep2015-01-26 03:25:00 BND.com
Oklahoma-based Texoma Peanut Company has sold its peanut buying and drying facility in Clarksdale to Archer Daniel Midland.Read Full Story ...
Crystal Lake man arrested on charges of selling cocaine2015-01-26 03:14:00 BND.com
A Crystal Lake man has been charged with selling cocaine at area bars and taverns.Read Full Story ...
Obama radio ad endorses Emanuel in Chicago mayoral election2015-01-26 03:14:00 BND.com
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is getting some high-profile support in his bid to win a second term as Chicago mayor.Read Full Story ...
Ogle County audit seeks whereabouts of missing towing fees2015-01-26 03:05:00 BND.com
An internal audit is underway in a northern Illinois county into almost $11,000 that's unaccounted for from a sheriff's department towing fund.Read Full Story ...
Rockford, Winnebago County 911 centers could be merged2015-01-26 03:04:00 BND.com
Officials in the city of Rockford and Winnebago County say they're ready to discuss merging their 911 emergency call centers.Read Full Story ...
2 am news
Guess WhoYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
Hug a TreeYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
An Insecure PresidentYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
1 am news
Super BowlJoeHeller@cagleblog.com (Joe Heller)
Police: Woman fatally struck by 2 vehicles in St. Louis2015-01-26 01:24:00 BND.com
Authorities say a 45-year-old woman has died after being struck by two vehicles as she was leaving a St. Louis restaurant.Read Full Story ...
12 am news
Judge orders Kansas City charter school operator to pay nearly $1 million2015-01-26 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Illinois 'fracking' off to slow start amid oil-price slump2015-01-26 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Former DNR employees say regulator stifles public information2015-01-26 00:06:00 STLToday.com
Synagogue pews find new life in high school wood shop project2015-01-26 00:05:00 STLToday.com
Churches continue discussions on race2015-01-26 00:04:00 STLToday.com
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