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Mikolas, O'Neill lead Cardinals to 7-0 win over Pirates 7-0

Jul. 16, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas scuffled in the first half of the season and wanted a fresh start after the All-Star game. His got it. Mikolas pitched an eight-hitter and Tyler O'Neill hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. It...

Man connected to ex-St. Louis County leader to plead guilty

Jul. 15, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A businessman accused of bribery as part of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's pay-to-play scheme is set to plead guilty. The U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis announced the guilty plea hearing Tuesday for John Rallo. Rallo's attorney, John Rogers, confirmed Rallo will...

Murder suspect charged after lengthy standoff in St. Louis

Jul. 15, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man wanted for murder in the state of Washington is now charged after a lengthy standoff in St. Louis that ended with SWAT officers storming an apartment. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 27-year-old Kyle Johnson-Clark of St. Louis was charged Saturday with two counts of...

Man jailed for allegedly beating puppy into a coma

Jul. 15, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man is charged with felony animal abuse for allegedly beating a puppy into a coma with a hockey stick. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 33-year-old Cartez Spriggs of Riverview was charged Friday. He does not yet have a listed attorney. Charging documents say...

St. Louis light rail crime suspect arrested near Kansas City

Jul. 15, 2019 7:40 AM EDT

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Federal marshals have arrested one of the suspects in a series of violent crimes at St. Louis light rail stations. The U.S. Marshals Service says Chris Brown was taken into custody Friday at a motel in the Kansas City suburb of Liberty. Brown was one of 12 people indicted in May in...

Wainwright pitches 7 scoreless, Cardinals beat D-Backs 5-2

Jul. 14, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright made the most of a couple of extra days of rest. Paul Goldschmidt homered, Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Sunday. Wainwright (6-7), who was scratched from Friday's start due to back...

St. Louis County jail director hindered in addressing deaths

Jul. 14, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The police commander who took over the St. Louis County jail's management in April is finding that his ability to review problems and make changes is limited in the wake of multiple inmate deaths. Lt. Col. Troy Doyle, the interim director of justice services, doesn't oversee the jail's...

St. Louis couple rolls all 7s and 11s with daughter's birth

Jul. 14, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis couple has rolled all 7s and 11s with the birth of their daughter. J'Aime Brown was born at 7:11 p.m. on July 7, which convenience store chain 7-Eleven marks as 7-Eleven Day. Her birth weight? Seven pounds and 11 ounces, obviously. TV station Fox 2 reports that Rachel Langford...

Cardinals great Bob Gibson fighting pancreatic cancer

Jul. 14, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of Famers. Gibson's longtime agent, Dick Zitzmann, told...

O'Neill has 4 RBIs, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 4-2

Jul. 14, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O'Neill said it wasn't actually a promise. However, the St. Louis Cardinals' outfielder did tell cancer patient Preston Dobbs he "would try" and hit a home run for him. O'Neill came through Saturday night with a two-run homer and a career high-tying four RBIs as the Cardinals beat...