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Mikheyev scores with 3:15 left to lift Leafs past Blues 6-5

Jan. 15, 2022 23:13 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ilya Mikheyev scored the go-ahead goal with 3:15 remaining, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-5 victory over St. Louis on Saturday night. Timothy Liljegren, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, John Tavares and Michael Bunting also scored for Toronto. ...

Jimerson leads Saint Louis past Fordham, 63-45

Jan. 15, 2022 19:49 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gibson Jimerson scored 19 points and Saint Louis pulled away in the second half to post a 63-45 win over Fordham on Saturday. Francis Okoro and Yuri Collins each scored 11 points for the Billikens (11-5, 2-1 Atlantic 10). Darius Quisenberry scored 15...

Alabama man convicted of killing 3 in SW Illinois in 2019

Jan. 14, 2022 18:14 PM EST

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Alabama man was convicted Friday of killing three people in southwestern Illinois during a multistate crime spree. A jury in Madison County needed less than an hour to return the verdict against Brady Witcher, who faces a mandatory sentence of life in...

Thomas, Buchenvich score, Blues come back to beat Kraken 2-1

Jan. 13, 2022 23:51 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas and Pavel Buchnevich scored in the third period as the St. Louis Blues came back to beat the Seattle Kraken 2-1 on Thursday night. Ville Husso made 31 saves and the Blues extended their home point streak to 13 games, dating to Nov. 18. It is the...

1 St. Louis firefighter dead, 1 injured in house collapse

Jan. 13, 2022 18:35 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis firefighter died Thursday and another was injured after a large house collapsed while the firefighters were searching to make sure no one was inside. Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson said the blaze broke out before noon at a 2 1/2-story structure in north...

Ruling raises new questions about remote testimony in court

Jan. 13, 2022 18:02 PM EST

An overturned conviction in Missouri is raising new questions about video testimony in criminal court cases nationwide, and the ruling could have ripple effects through a justice system increasingly reliant on remote technology as it struggles with a backlog of cases during the coronavirus...

As killings rise in many cities, St. Louis sees big decline

Jan. 13, 2022 15:18 PM EST

In a year when many U.S. cities saw a substantial increase in killings, St. Louis bucked the trend in 2021 — a dose of good news for a city that for decades has had among the worst homicide rates in the nation. The number of killings in St. Louis dropped 25% to 196 in 2021 compared...

4 killed in less than 24 hours in St. Louis, police say

Jan. 13, 2022 10:50 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say at least four people were killed in separate St. Louis shootings in less than 24 hours. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the violence began Tuesday night when a 25-year-old man was found shot to death outdoors in the city’s Carondelet...

Man charged with homicide in killing of woman’s ex-boyfriend

Jan. 13, 2022 10:42 AM EST

BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — A man has been charged with fatally shooting a woman's ex-boyfriend after the former couple got into an argument in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 24-year-old Kyonee Wade was charged Wednesday with murder, assault and armed...

St. Louis area man charged in death of 4-year-old son

Jan. 13, 2022 08:12 AM EST

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man has been charged in the death of his 4-year-old son. Blake Dopirak, 23, of Manchester, was charged Wednesday with a felony count of abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. He is jailed on...