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Planned Parenthood asks judge to pause Missouri abortion law

Aug. 26, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Critics of a new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy are asking a judge to block the law from taking effect this week. Attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union head to court Monday to ask U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs to...

St. Louis offers reward in unsolved cases of child shootings

Aug. 25, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson says the city suffering a rash of child deaths by gunfire this summer will offer a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the killing of four children. At a news conference Saturday, Krewson said the city hopes...

Carpenter snaps out of slump as Cards sweep Rockies, 11-4

Aug. 25, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter knew it was just a matter of time. The veteran infielder busted out of a prolonged slump with a homer and two singles as the St. Louis Cardinals cruised to an 11-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies after a long rain delay Sunday. Lane Thomas had a pinch-hit homer for the...

Garoppolo, Mahomes both sharp as 49ers top Chiefs 27-17

Aug. 25, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — During pregame warmups, 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo wandered over to the spot near the 10-yard line in Arrowhead Stadium where last season came to a crashing end with a torn knee ligament. "Once I did that," he said, "it was over with. Time to move on." He did that quite well....

Hudson pitches 6 scoreless, Cardinals beat Rockies 6-0

Aug. 24, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson wasn't going to let another quality start slip away. Hudson allowed just two hits over six innings, Harrison Bader and Paul Goldschmidt homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 on Saturday night. Hudson (13-6) extended his scoreless streak to a...

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting

Aug. 24, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis, bringing the number of children killed by gunfire in the city to at least a dozen since June. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting happened about 8 p.m. Friday...

Flaherty, Ozuna help Cards past Rockies, back into 1st place

Aug. 24, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty stayed focused while pitching with a special purpose in mind. The St. Louis starter, who helped the Cardinals beat Colorado 8-3 on Friday night, was one of seven players across the majors who wore "Love you Ty" in place of their names on the back of their jerseys. Flaherty...

Oklahoma fugitives accused of child abuse found in Missouri

Aug. 23, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police and the U.S. Marshals Service have found and taken into custody two people wanted on child abuse and other charges after authorities in Oklahoma last month found one of their children dead and three others in critical condition. Police announced in a tweet that Hakim...

Judge says she can't order new trial for convicted murderer

Aug. 23, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge on Friday denied a motion for a new trial for a St. Louis man serving a life sentence for murder, despite an investigation that contended misconduct by police and prosecutors led to his conviction. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Hogan said in her order that she doesn't have the authority...

Man charged over 'Your Next Mass Shooter' social media claim

Aug. 23, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man accused of identifying himself as "Your Next Mass Shooter" on social media has been charged with a felony. Twenty-six-year-old Brian Groner, of Jefferson City, is jailed without bond after he was charged Thursday with one count of making a terroristic threat. No...