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Man pleads guilty in St. Louis Catholic store killing

Oct. 22, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former pastor accused of sexually assaulting two women inside a suburban St. Louis Catholic supply store, then killing a third when she refused his sexual demands pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree murder and other charges. Thomas Bruce's plea...

Leader in AG's office appointed to Missouri Court of Appeals

Oct. 22, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed a top aide to Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt to the state appeals court. First Assistant Attorney General Cristian M. Stevens will become one of 14 judges on the Court of Appeals, Eastern...

Hospital security guard kills suspect at St. Louis hospital

Oct. 20, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A security guard at a St. Louis children's hospital shot and killed a man who rammed the guard with his car early Wednesday, police said. Police said the guard at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital was investigating two people in a...

97 dogs removed from facility in southwestern Missouri

Oct. 19, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Humane Society of Missouri on Tuesday removed nearly 100 dogs, including several puppies, from a southwestern Missouri facility, alleging the dogs suffered from severe neglect. The St. Louis-based Humane Society said in a news release that 97 dogs...

Exchange of gunfire in St. Louis kills 2, injures 2

Oct. 19, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two men are dead and two others are hospitalized after a gun battle in north St. Louis. Police say the shootings happened Monday night when two groups of men started shooting at each other. One of the injured men is in critical condition. The other has...

Man dies after waiting 38 minutes for St. Louis ambulance

Oct. 19, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Relatives of an electric scooter rider who died last month in St. Louis after colliding with a minivan are questioning why it took an ambulance 38 minutes to arrive. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a nearby St. Louis traffic patrol office saw...

Board to decide on new federal grant to restart Loop Trolley

Oct. 18, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Backers of a St. Louis trolley that closed almost two years ago because of financial troubles are hoping that a regional board will soon approve a $1.26 million federal grant to help get the line running again next year. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch...

St. Louis museum receives donation of 22 ‘masterpieces’

Oct. 18, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Art Museum is receiving a donation of 22 pieces of art, including two by Pablo Picasso. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the museum announced the multimillion-dollar gift from Emily Rauh Pulitzer on Monday, calling the works...

20-year-old woman shot and killed in St. Louis suburb

Oct. 17, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A 20-year-old woman was shot and killed in a St. Louis suburb early Sunday. Police said the shooting was reported shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of North Main Street in O'Fallon. The woman was taken to a...

Pedestrian hit and killed by vehicle in St. Louis suburb

Oct. 17, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (AP) — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed in a St. Louis suburb on Saturday night. St. Louis County police said a man was struck by a vehicle around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the southern part of the county. The man was struck in the 5900...