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Man lying in road struck by car and killed Saturday

Jan. 23, 2022 17:18 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man who was lying in the road died after he was struck by a car in northern St. Louis County. The Missouri Highway Patrol said 46-year-old Terence Davis was lying in the turn lane of West Florissant Avenue when he was struck by a car around 10 p.m....

Jimerson scores 31 to lift Saint Louis over UMass 90-59

Jan. 23, 2022 17:15 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gibson Jimerson had a career-high 31 points as Saint Louis rolled past UMass 90-59 on Sunday. Jimerson made 7 of his 10 3-pointers for the Billikens (12-6, 3-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), who have won four straight at home. Jordan Nesbitt pitched in with 17 points and...

US medical team to give COVID-19 help to St. Louis hospital

Jan. 21, 2022 18:32 PM EST

A U.S Navy team of medical specialists is scheduled to arrive in the St. Louis region next week to help a hospital strained by an increase in COVID-19 cases, authorities announced Friday. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's office and the St. Louis Metropolitan Task Force said a team of 44...

Logistics center will help abortion seekers get to Illinois

Jan. 21, 2022 17:13 PM EST

With abortion access increasingly restricted across much of the South and Midwest, two Illinois clinics near St. Louis announced Friday that they set up a logistics center to help abortion seekers get to their clinics and help them pay for it. The announcement came on the eve of the...

Woman sent to prison, must repay $7.5 million in fraud case

Jan. 21, 2022 16:08 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southeast Missouri woman has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $7.5 million in restitution in a Medicaid and Medicare fraud case. A federal judge in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday sentenced 42-year-old Brandy McKay. The Cape Girardeau woman...

Police: McDonald's employee shot in argument over discount

Jan. 21, 2022 12:45 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis woman is jailed after she shot a worker at McDonald's after a dispute over a discount for french fries, St. Louis County authorities said Friday. Terika Clay, 30, was charged Thursday with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. She was being...

Police union lawyer: Suspect freed after positive COVID test

Jan. 20, 2022 12:24 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A domestic assault suspect was freed from jail after testing positive for COVID-19, despite being deemed dangerous enough that prosecutors wanted him held without a chance of bail, the attorney for the St. Louis Police Officers Association said. The St. Louis...

Man arrested in suburban St. Louis killings of man, dog

Jan. 20, 2022 09:38 AM EST

FENTON, Mo. (AP) — A man accused of shooting to death another man and his dog in suburban St. Louis has been arrested, police said. Tony Hager, 22, was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Sunday afternoon shooting of 25-year-old Austin Vines...

Missouri redistricting plan could upend primary election

Jan. 19, 2022 18:18 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House gave lukewarm approval Wednesday to a plan for redrawing the state's eight congressional districts that left both Democrats and some conservative Republicans unhappy and could upend the state's calendar for holding its primary election. ...

Former NFL players among North Carolina sports hall class

Jan. 19, 2022 14:25 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A trio of former National Football League players, a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame and a holdover from 2021 highlight the new class of inductees for the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. The hall, which announced the new class on Wednesday,...