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5 pm news
Cyclist claims Sunset Hills Mayor struck him, fled2014-07-30 17:56:25 kmov.com
Cities lose bid to buy streetlights2014-07-30 17:47:00 STLToday.com
Police: Kids arrested for car break-ins in Arnold2014-07-30 17:44:37 kmov.com
Former health care executive gets 33 months in federal prison2014-07-30 17:30:00 STLToday.com
Quinn signs epinephrine law for Illinois schools2014-07-30 17:21:00 BND.com
A new bill signed into Illinois law says trained personnel at schools statewide will be able to administer injectable epinephrine for those appearing to have strong allergic reactions.Read Full Story ...
Obama says GOP should stop hating; Blunt compares it to a junior high taunt2014-07-30 17:15:00 STLToday.com
Gambling on credit comes to Missouri next month2014-07-30 17:15:00 STLToday.com
Man robs bank inside south St. Louis County Schnucks2014-07-30 17:04:00 STLToday.com
SLU hepatitis expert honored at White House2014-07-30 17:02:00 STLToday.com
4 pm news
Body of missing Chicago man found in Lake Michigan2014-07-30 16:41:00 BND.com
The body of a Chicago man who vanished in May when a boat caught fire in Lake Michigan has been found along the lake's southern shoreline.Read Full Story ...
St. Louis prosecutors drop charges in case of alleged inappropriate arm touching2014-07-30 16:36:00 STLToday.com
McCaskill's college sexual assault bill introduced2014-07-30 16:30:00 STLToday.com
McCaskill's college sexual assault bill introduced after months of work2014-07-30 16:30:00 STLToday.com
Police: US Bank in south St. Louis Co. robbed2014-07-30 16:17:40 kmov.com
Man seeks withdrawal of plea in fatal stabbing2014-07-30 16:12:00 BND.com
A Waukegan man wants to withdraw the guilty plea entered in connection with the stabbing death of a Round Lake man and the injuring of a teenager.Read Full Story ...
3 pm news
Alton woman dragged outside home by intruder2014-07-30 15:42:26 kmov.com
Youth soccer coach admits videotaping young girls2014-07-30 15:32:00 BND.com
A suburban Kansas City youth soccer coach has pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping young girls while they changed their clothes in his daughter's bedroom.Read Full Story ...
Mayor says Rock Island company moving to Davenport2014-07-30 15:26:00 BND.com
The mayor of Rock Island, Illinois, says an insurance company plans to move its headquarter to nearby Davenport, Iowa.Read Full Story ...
Governor candidates differ on overseas tax breaks2014-07-30 15:06:00 BND.com
The practice of U.S. corporations reorganizing overseas with foreign entities to cut taxes back home has emerged as an issue in Illinois' gubernatorial race.Read Full Story ...
Bernie: If healthy, Masterson can help Cards2014-07-30 15:05:00 STLToday.com
Bernie: If healthy and sound, Masterson can help Cards2014-07-30 15:05:00 STLToday.com
Trial begins for man accused of deadly house fire2014-07-30 15:01:00 BND.com
A trial is underway in central Illinois for a man accused of setting a Peoria house fire that killed four people, including a 2-year-old boy.Read Full Story ...
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2 pm news
South Grand reopens after gas leak2014-07-30 14:55:00 STLToday.com
Prisoners picking up highway trash find $1M in packaged pot2014-07-30 14:30:00 STLToday.com
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Quinn: State will 'prevail' in Shakman lawsuit2014-07-30 14:16:00 BND.com
Gov. Pat Quinn says attorneys representing the state will be ready to defend their position in a lawsuit scrutinizing hiring in his Department of Transportation.Read Full Story ...
Roosevelt will return to District 7 board2014-07-30 14:04:00 theintelligencer.com
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1 pm news
Fire crews respond to 'significant' gas leak in south St. Louis; evacuations underway2014-07-30 13:57:52 kmov.com
Obama makes quick stop in Kansas City suburb2014-07-30 13:51:00 BND.com
Residents of the Kansas City suburb of Parkville got a surprise when President Barack Obama stopped at a coffee shop and paid the tabs for a handful of patrons.Read Full Story ...
Health-care gains rise for hospitals, insurers as patients pay2014-07-30 13:47:00 STLToday.com
City leaders say PCBs not only concern at landfill2014-07-30 13:42:00 BND.com
Communities that rely on a large central Illinois aquifer say Gov. Pat Quinn's decision to block disposal of PCBs at the Clinton Landfill might not do enough to protect their…Read Full Story ...
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Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault2014-07-30 13:33:00 BND.com
Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators.Read Full Story ...
Inmates on cleanup crew find $1 million in pot2014-07-30 13:33:00 BND.com
A northwest Missouri cleanup crew consisting of jail inmates and a sheriff's deputy went into a roadside ravine to clean up trash and instead discovered more than 600 pounds of…Read Full Story ...
2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge2014-07-30 13:30:00 STLToday.com
Tax-free holiday in Missouri begins this weekend2014-07-30 13:27:50 kmov.com
Cards land Indians' righty Masterson2014-07-30 13:23:00 STLToday.com
Former health agency CEO sentenced for fraud2014-07-30 13:11:00 BND.com
The former CEO of a southeast Missouri health care health care network has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for submitting falsified applications for federal grants, and other…Read Full Story ...
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Missouri offers many lakeside camping sites2014-07-30 13:01:00 theintelligencer.com
Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug2014-07-30 13:01:00 STLToday.com
Stillwater Senior Living plans summer fundraiser2014-07-30 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
12 pm news
UMSL sets fundraising record2014-07-30 12:45:00 STLToday.com
Japanese firm expands Illinois rail car plant2014-07-30 12:37:00 BND.com
A Japanese rail car manufacturer is expanding its plant in north-central Illinois, adding 90 jobs.Read Full Story ...
Bicyclist claims Sunset Hills mayor swerved car into him; mayor has different version2014-07-30 12:15:00 STLToday.com
Events planned in the Alton area2014-07-30 12:04:00 theintelligencer.com
Signature Virtual Assistance saluted2014-07-30 12:03:00 theintelligencer.com
Mascoutah Homecoming, Augustfest scheduled2014-07-30 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
Bicyclist claims Sunset Hills mayor swerved car into him; police confirm investigation2014-07-30 12:00:00 STLToday.com
11 am news
Protesters mass outside Obama appearance2014-07-30 11:56:00 BND.com
About 300 people stood outside the theater where President Obama spoke in Kansas City, Missouri.Read Full Story ...
Cops catch escaped prisoner sleeping on couch in Sedalia, Mo., home2014-07-30 11:56:00 STLToday.com
Missouri inmate back in custody after week on run2014-07-30 11:46:00 BND.com
A central Missouri inmate who has been missing for nearly a week is back in custody after being caught while asleep on a couch in a Sedalia home.Read Full Story ...
Auditor: At least $12,000 missing in Clark County2014-07-30 11:36:00 BND.com
A report by the Missouri Auditor's office shows that a northeast Missouri county is missing more than $12,000, with a former circuit clerk suspected of taking the money.Read Full Story ...
Murder, other counts severed in antifreeze deaths2014-07-30 11:36:00 BND.com
A southwest Missouri woman accused of fatally poisoning two family members with antifreeze and nearly killing another in the same way could have two separate trials after a Greene County…Read Full Story ...
Sunset Hills police investigating traffic incident involving mayor's car, bicyclist2014-07-30 11:31:00 STLToday.com
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Live chat: Joe Strauss on the Cards latest trade prospects2014-07-30 11:15:00 STLToday.com
Jesse Dixon is SIUE East St. Louis Center New Director2014-07-30 11:14:59 SIUE.edu
Jesse Dixon, formerly the special assistant to the superintendent of the St. Louis Public Schools, is the new director of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center. Jerry Weinberg, associate provost for research and dean of the Graduate School, made the announcement earlier in July.
?I feel both honored and thrilled to be taking on this director role for the SIUE East St. Louis Center,? Dixon said. ?The Center has demonstrated a decades-long commitment to providing quality educational services to students and families in and around East St. Louis. With the wide range of effective programs for students, from birth through college, I see tremendous opportunities to accelerate our impact and serve more families in the region.?
Dixon replaces Dr. Andrew Theising, former Institute Urban Research (IUR) director. Theising was named director of the Center in September 2012.
Dixon said his first order of business is to get to know the hardworking staff at the Center while also reaching out to the key stakeholders at the University and throughout the Metro East community.
?I was drawn to work at the Center for several reasons. First, I am impressed with the quality of services being offered here. I applaud the partnership and backing of a premiere University to ensure that a wide range of opportunities exist for the community. The Center is a place where infants, toddlers, teenagers and adults can get dental care, receive nursing services and have their future shaped by effective and committed educators,? Dixon said. ?There are very few places in the country that offer this range of services.?
Dixon has served in a number of capacities during his professional career. He managed a range of special projects related to district-wide strategic planning efforts, intervention strategies for the lowest performing schools and teacher retention initiatives. Dixon oversaw a range of federal grant programs, including Title I, II and III and federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) programs.
From 2009-2013, Dixon supported the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in the development of the state’s accountability and assistance system. He directed the launch and ongoing management of the state’s Office of District and School Turnaround – an office managing the Race to the Top turnaround initiatives, School Improvement Grant program and overall efforts to intervene in the state?s most struggling schools and districts.
Through his private consulting practice, Dixon provided strategic planning and implementation support to the U.S. Department of Education, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, University of Missouri St. Louis Charter School Office, Saint Louis University?s Charter School Office, Harvard Programs in Professional Education, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Illinois State Board of Education.
Dixon earned a master?s in education policy and management from Harvard Graduate School of Education.
The new director said he looks forward to applying his expertise and helping make the Center grow in the size of its scope, influence and services.
?The Center is an inspiring and innovative place that is doing great things for thousands of people,? Dixon said. ?But I believe there is significant opportunity to put in place a wider range of programming and serve even more.?
With a focus on empowering people and strengthening communities, the SIUE East St. Louis Center is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals?from pre-school through adult?in the Metro East region. The Center offers programs that gives the community renewed hope and an opportunity to reach educational, career and life goals. It does so by providing comprehensive programs, services and training in the areas of education, health, social services and the arts.
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Man struck, killed by train in eastern Missouri2014-07-30 11:11:00 BND.com
A man is dead after being struck by a train in eastern Missouri.Read Full Story ...
TV review: 'Sharknado 2!' is so bad, it's bad2014-07-30 11:11:00 STLToday.com
Police: Man dies after being shot, crashing car2014-07-30 11:07:00 BND.com
A man is dead after being shot in the St. Louis County town of Berkeley and crashing his car into a parked car.Read Full Story ...
Drowning prompts Missouri rock quarry to tighten rules2014-07-30 11:06:00 STLToday.com
Starkloff attends anniversary celebration of disabilities act2014-07-30 11:00:00 STLToday.com
10 am news
Chris Carpenter selling Florida home for $625,0002014-07-30 10:58:22 kmov.com
Man, 35, fatally struck by train in Pacific2014-07-30 10:55:00 STLToday.com
Live chats: Joe Strauss at 11 a.m. on the Cards latest trade prospects2014-07-30 10:45:00 STLToday.com
Sen. Chappelle-Nadal spent nearly $20,000 on opposition campaign2014-07-30 10:23:00 STLToday.com
Rolla rock quarry tightens rules after drowning2014-07-30 10:20:00 BND.com
A Rolla rock quarry is requiring young children to wear life jackets after a Fenton boy's recent drowning death.Read Full Story ...
Police search for trucker after fatal I-70 wreck2014-07-30 10:19:00 BND.com
Illinois State Police are searching for a tractor-trailer driver who they say drove off after being involved in an accident that left another motorist dead.Read Full Story ...
Western Illinois woman dies in mobile home fire2014-07-30 10:11:00 BND.com
Authorities suspect an electrical appliance caused a western Illinois mobile home fire that killed a woman.Read Full Story ...
Missouri man charged with abuse after ramming horse with vehicle2014-07-30 10:01:00 STLToday.com
9 am news
Pipe bomb found in downtown Springfield2014-07-30 09:56:00 BND.com
Federal agencies are investigating after a pipe bomb was found outside a downtown Springfield restaurant.Read Full Story ...
Norwalk murder, woman's disappearance unsolved2014-07-30 09:51:00 BND.com
Investigators hoping for a break in the 2011 death of an elderly Iowa man and his missing wife reached out to the public Wednesday, saying they need more information to…Read Full Story ...
Breakfast with Bernie: Cards shouldn't trade for starting pitching2014-07-30 09:45:00 STLToday.com
Kansas City nonviolence rally stopped after fights2014-07-30 09:41:00 BND.com
A Kansas City rally and parade for nonviolence had to be stopped after fights broke out.Read Full Story ...
Missouri man charged with abuse in horse's death2014-07-30 09:37:00 BND.com
A 40-year-old northwest Missouri man accused of ramming a horse to death with his vehicle has been charged with animal abuse.Read Full Story ...
Eminent writer William Gass turns 902014-07-30 09:30:00 STLToday.com
8 am news
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Albuquerque police: Naked intruder fell asleep in couple's bed2014-07-30 08:47:00 STLToday.com
Hearing delayed for Rock Island man in murder case2014-07-30 08:46:00 BND.com
A western Illinois judge has postponed a preliminary hearing for a Rock Island man charged in the slaying of his former girlfriend.Read Full Story ...
Some special needs Iowa kids barred from rides2014-07-30 08:41:00 BND.com
A Mississippi Valley Fair official has apologized to special needs kids and their parents after some of the children weren't allowed on some rides.Read Full Story ...
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Charges upgraded to murder after Palatine fight2014-07-30 08:21:00 BND.com
A 35-year-old Palatine man is now facing a first-degree murder charge after a man died who he allegedly punched outside a bar.Read Full Story ...
Teen found dead in car in Centreville apparently killed self, authorities say2014-07-30 08:20:00 STLToday.com
7 am news
Kansas man pleads guilty in fatal home invasion in suburban KC2014-07-30 07:58:00 STLToday.com
US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring2014-07-30 07:48:00 STLToday.com
U.S. economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring2014-07-30 07:48:00 STLToday.com
Kansas man pleads guilty in fatal home invasion2014-07-30 07:44:00 BND.com
A Kansas man has pleaded guilty for his role in a Missouri home invasion robbery during which three people were killed.Read Full Story ...
Man dies of injuries sustained after picking up explosive device in yard2014-07-30 07:33:37 kmov.com
Operation Reveille looks to end homelessness among area veterans2014-07-30 07:28:35 kmov.com
Man dies of injuries from explosive device2014-07-30 07:26:00 BND.com
A suburban St. Louis man has died from injuries suffered when he picked up an explosive device in his yard earlier this month.Read Full Story ...
Cool summer hurting attendance at some pools2014-07-30 07:16:00 BND.com
Summer is typically hot and steamy in St. Louis. Not this summer, and the cooler-than-usual weather is hurting attendance at many St. Louis area pools and water parks.Read Full Story ...
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6 am news
Roughly 1300 Ameren customers without power in Crestwood2014-07-30 06:51:55 kmov.com
One dead after shooting, crash in St. Louis County2014-07-30 06:32:53 kmov.com
Judge releases detail of fatal southern Illinois bank robbery2014-07-30 06:30:00 STLToday.com
Judge releases details of fatal Southern Illinois bank robbery2014-07-30 06:30:00 STLToday.com
McGraw Live: Nixon Tapes & Cat Neville2014-07-30 06:15:00 STLToday.com
Truck slams into car stopped on I-70 in Metro East, killing one person2014-07-30 06:07:00 STLToday.com
Trucks slam into car stopped on I-70 in Metro East, killing one person2014-07-30 06:07:00 STLToday.com
Illinois police searching for trucker who left scene of fatal crash on I-702014-07-30 06:07:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
Crews close one southbound lane of I-55 in Metro East after accident2014-07-30 05:44:35 kmov.com
Airbus expects stable revenue despite order loss2014-07-30 05:36:00 BND.com
European aerospace company Airbus says it expects its revenue to remain stable this year despite a big cancellation recently for some of its large A350 planes.Read Full Story ...
Illinois officials identify man killed by police2014-07-30 05:24:00 BND.com
Illinois authorities have identified a man who shot and wounded a police officer before being killed by troopers during an exchange of gunfire.Read Full Story ...
Fatal Semi-truck crash shuts down westbound I-70 in Madison County2014-07-30 05:13:16 kmov.com
Lack of hot days around St. Louis keep some away from outdoor pools2014-07-30 05:00:00 STLToday.com
4 am news
Decatur carousel gets touch-up from specialists2014-07-30 04:46:00 BND.com
A carousel at a central Illinois zoo is getting a touch-up from the same Ohio company that hand-carved the ride's animal figures more than a decade ago.Read Full Story ...
3 men rescued after capsizing in Lake Michigan2014-07-30 04:41:00 BND.com
Chicago fire authorities say three men have been rescued after their sailboat capsized in Lake Michigan.Read Full Story ...
Peoria Library lands on National Register2014-07-30 04:36:00 BND.com
Peoria's 104-year-old Lincoln Library has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.Read Full Story ...
Manager of home physician service accused of fraud2014-07-30 04:21:00 BND.com
Federal prosecutors say a suburban Chicago registered nurse who runs a service that sends doctors to patients' homes has been arrested on health care fraud charges.Read Full Story ...
Sen. Blunt touts renewal of child advocacy law2014-07-30 04:06:00 BND.com
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says the passage of federal legislation should provide assistance to Missouri centers that aid child victims of violent crimes.Read Full Story ...
Serial bank robber gets 20 years in federal prison2014-07-30 04:06:00 BND.com
An unemployed Washington state restaurant worker has been sentenced to two decades in federal prison for robbing banks in Illinois and two other states.Read Full Story ...
Neighbor saves dog from coyote attack2014-07-30 04:06:00 BND.com
The quick thinking and loud screams of an 84-year-old Bensenville-area woman has neighbors calling her a hero after she scared off a pack of coyotes attacking a neighbor's dog.Read Full Story ...
Home burglarized while family flees from crime2014-07-30 04:06:00 BND.com
A St. Louis family was simply trying to avoid crime. Instead, their actions made them crime victims.Read Full Story ...
McCarver to join St. Louis Walk of Fame2014-07-30 04:03:00 BND.com
The St. Louis Walk of Fame already features 10 men who played for the St. Louis Cardinals. Tim McCarver is about to make it No. 11.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
U. of Illinois opening office in India2014-07-30 03:46:00 BND.com
The University of Illinois plans to open an office in India by the end of next summer to help handle the university's partnerships with Indian institutions and companies.Read Full Story ...
Businessman found guilty of murder seeks new trial2014-07-30 03:16:00 BND.com
A Cook County judge is expected to schedule a hearing on whether a suburban Chicago businessman convicted of killing his wife should get a new trial.Read Full Story ...
Teen charged as adult in shooting of 16-year-old2014-07-30 03:06:00 BND.com
A Chicago teenager charged as an adult has been ordered held without bond in the fatal shooting last month of another teen who was watching television at home.Read Full Story ...
Judge releases detail of fatal Cairo bank robbery2014-07-30 03:06:00 BND.com
A federal judge has released details of the case against a southern Illinois man accused of killing two women during a Cairo bank robbery.Read Full Story ...
Suburb expands unit that bicycles to emergencies2014-07-30 03:06:00 BND.com
A suburban Chicago fire department is making it easier to respond to those tough-to-get-to emergencies.Read Full Story ...
1 am news
Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated2014-07-30 01:56:00 BND.com
Congressional investigators say the government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that…Read Full Story ...
10,000 sunflowers revitalize St. Louis lot2014-07-30 01:16:00 BND.com
A long-abandoned city lot in St. Louis has been transformed into a flower patch with about 10,000 sunflowers.Read Full Story ...
Biking groups disagree on Missouri sales tax for transportation2014-07-30 01:15:00 STLToday.com
Biking groups disagree on Missouri sales tax for transportation projects2014-07-30 01:15:00 STLToday.com
Missouri reports case of mosquito-borne virus2014-07-30 01:11:00 BND.com
Missouri health officials have reported the state's first case of a mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading to the U.S. from the Caribbean.Read Full Story ...
12 am news
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Police: Missouri pet dog shot after escaping yard2014-07-30 00:31:00 BND.com
Missouri police are investigating the death of a pet dog that was shot after it escaped from its yard.Read Full Story ...
Chesterfield Arts comes to a crossroads2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
McClellan: Primary election race follows a twisted path2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Lack of hot days keeps some away from outdoor pools2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Cards look feeble in defeat2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Cardinals look feeble in defeat2014-07-30 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Strauss: Cards will roll dice with lineup but pitching move likely2014-07-30 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Strauss: Cards are counting on Holliday surge2014-07-30 00:10:00 STLToday.com
10,000 sunflowers brighten Delmar Boulevard and spur hope for revitalization2014-07-30 00:05:00 STLToday.com
Caribbean mosquito-borne virus strikes St. Louis County resident2014-07-30 00:00:00 STLToday.com
A new Lantern Festival will light up the Missouri Botanical Garden2014-07-30 00:00:00 STLToday.com
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