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Buchnevich, Barbashev score twice as Blues beat Columbus 6-3

Nov. 27, 2021 23:52 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pavel Buchnevich and Ivan Barbashev each scored twice and the St. Louis Blues beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 Saturday night. Justin Faulk and Jordan Kyrou also scored, and Vladimir Tarasenko added three assists as St. Louis won for the third time...

Police identify man fatally shot outside St. Louis home

Nov. 27, 2021 15:00 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police identified on Saturday the 43-year-old man who was fatally shot outside St. Louis home a week ago. Officers found Patrick Evans of St. Louis with a puncture wound when they responded to a call for a burglary about 11 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the city's...

Woman dies in Thanksgiving Day fire at St. Louis home

Nov. 26, 2021 12:43 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a St. Louis woman died after apparently suffering a medical emergency while cooking on Thanksgiving morning, causing a fire. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the fire was reported around 8:45 a.m. Thursday...

Lawmaker to again seek regulations for kratom products

Nov. 26, 2021 10:58 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis lawmaker plans to try again on legislation to regulate a plant grown in Southeast Asia that is sold across Missouri. Republican state Rep. Phil Christofanelli of St. Peters told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he will...

St. Louis-area health official decries 'lunatic fringe'

Nov. 24, 2021 19:16 PM EST

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — An email in which a suburban St. Louis public health official urged staff to ignore the “lunatic fringe" as they work to combat the COVID-19 virus is sparking outrage from some elected officials. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Dr....

St. Louis prosecutor drops sex charge against former officer

Nov. 24, 2021 16:27 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday dismissed charges against a former St. Louis police officer accused of forcing a pregnant mother of four into a sex act while he was on duty in 2015. The woman who made the allegations against John Stewart, 53, did not show up...

$790M settlement in lawsuit over Rams’ St. Louis departure

Nov. 24, 2021 14:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NFL and Rams owner Stan Kroenke will pay $790 million to settle a lawsuit filed by St. Louis interests over the team's relocation to Los Angeles, a joint statement from St. Louis city and county said Wednesday. No details of the settlement were...

NFL, Rams owner to pay $790 million to settle lawsuit filed by St. Louis interests over team's relocation to Los Angeles

Nov. 24, 2021 14:12 PM EST
ST. LOUIS (AP) — NFL, Rams owner to pay $790 million to settle lawsuit filed by St. Louis interests over team's relocation to Los Angeles.

St. Louis aldermen move to repeal city marijuana ordinance

Nov. 24, 2021 11:46 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted to repeal city ordinances that make it illegal to possess small amounts of marijuana. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that in addition to repealing city ordinances, the bill bars police from...

Former MLB outfielder, manager Bill Virdon dies at 90

Nov. 23, 2021 17:22 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Virdon, the steady centerfielder who won the 1955 National League Rookie of the Year for St. Louis and guided the Houston Astros to three straight postseason appearances as a manager, has died. He was 90. Virdon died at the Lester E. Cox Medical...