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McCloskey against abortions for young rape or incest victims

Oct. 27, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Mark McCloskey, who is running for the U.S. Senate, said he does not support allowing abortions for young girls who become pregnant through rape or incest. McCloskey, a St. Louis personal injury lawyer who gained national...

NWS: 12 tornadoes from Sunday storms in Missouri, Illinois,

Oct. 27, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed 12 tornadoes hit in parts of Missouri, southwestern Illinois and northeast Kansas as severe storms raked the region on Sunday. The two strongest tornadoes were rated EF3, including one that tore through St....

Police: Engagement notice led woman to kill ex's fiancé

Oct. 27, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis were searching for a woman accused of fatally shooting her ex-girlfriend’s fiancé a day after the couple announced their engagement on social media. Prosecutors on Monday charged Kenrianna Little, 24, of St. Louis...

Illinois police officer is shot and killed near St. Louis

Oct. 26, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

PONTOON BEACH, Ill. (AP) — A police officer was shot to death Tuesday by a man at a gas station in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis, authorities said. Pontoon Beach Officer Tyler Timmins, 36, died after being taken to a hospital, Illinois State Police Trooper Jayme...

Lawsuit: Suburban St. Louis police officers beat Black man

Oct. 26, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

A suburban St. Louis man alleges in a lawsuit that police officers punched, kicked and stomped on him before illegally searching the apartment he shared with his girlfriend after claiming he had committed a minor traffic violation. The lawsuit was filed in federal court...

Police: 3 killed in separate shootings Monday in St. Louis

Oct. 26, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — At least three people died in separate shootings around St. Louis on Monday, including a shooting in the city’s Benton Park West neighborhood, police said. That shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday, officials said. Police did not release any...

Tarasenko, Husso lift Blues to 3-0 win over Kings

Oct. 26, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals and Ville Husso recorded his second career shutout as the St. Louis Blues remained undefeated in five games with a 2-0 victory Monday night over the Los Angeles Kings. The Blues are off to a 5-0 start for the first...

Missouri tornado confirmed as storms swept into Illinois

Oct. 25, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a strong tornado that thrashed the southeastern Missouri city of Fredericktown as strong storms that swept the state and moved into Illinois overnight damaged buildings and knocked out power, but left no serious injuries. ...

Harris-Stowe using pandemic funds to cancel student debt

Oct. 25, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harris-Stowe University in St. Louis is using federal pandemic relief funds to eliminate student debt from the last academic school year, school officials said. Harris-Stowe, one of Missouri's two historically Black universities, announced it used the...

Police investigating suburban St. Louis shooting death

Oct. 25, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis are investigating the shooting death of a man in Jennings. The shooting happened around 4:20 p.m. Sunday in Jennings, when officers were called to a residential neighborhood just west of Jennings Junior High School,...