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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021 file image from video, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least four additional companies that have donated to Hawley have announced they are suspending campaign contributions. The announcements by Cerner Corp. in Kansas City, Ameren Corp. and Edward Jones in St. Louis and the Chicago law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adds to a growing list of donors who have cut ties to the Missouri Republican senator since the attack on the Capitol last week. (Senate Television via AP File)

Hawley, facing fallout, blames media, D.C. 'establishment'

Jan. 13, 2021 6:37 PM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, facing waning support from longtime backers and donors in the wake of the attack at the U.S. Capitol last week, defended himself in a newspaper column Wednesday, accusing the media and “Washington establishment” of deceiving...

Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers reacts after scoring on a 5-yard run against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

The Latest: Heinicke starts for Washington vs. Brady, Bucs

Jan. 9, 2021 8:23 PM EST

The Latest on wild-card Saturday in the NFL playoffs (all times EST): 8:20 p.m. Alex Smith is inactive with a calf injury. So Taylor Heinicke is getting his second career NFL start when Washington hosts Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the wild card playoff Saturday night. Heinicke's only other start...

FILE - Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon waits for a face off against the New York Islanders in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver, in this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, file photo. MacKinnon views pressure almost like shots on goal — the more, the better. That's why the Colorado Avalanche forward fully embraces his team being mentioned among the Stanley Cup favorites. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Avs, Knights, Blues make realigned West tall at the top

Jan. 8, 2021 3:33 PM EST

The team that emerges from the limited-time-only West Division should enter the Stanley Cup semifinals in prime, title-winning position. Like those mountain ranges in the middle of this three time zone conglomerate, coronavirus-driven realignment yielded a division that sure looks tall at the top. “It will...

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, Mark and Patricia McCloskey leave following a court hearing, in St. Louis. A Missouri appellate court Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, denied Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner's appeal of her and her office's disqualification from the gun case against Mark McCloskey, who with his wife pointed firearms at protesters outside their Central West End home in June. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

St. Louis prosecutor's appeal in McCloskey case turned away

Jan. 8, 2021 3:02 PM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Friday denied St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's appeal challenging the disqualification of her office from prosecuting Mark McCloskey who, along with his wife, drew guns on racial injustice protesters last summer. The decision upholds Judge Thomas...

St. Louis Blues center Ryan O'Reilly (90) and Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo (41) joke around after NHL hockey practice at the Centene Community Ice Center in Maryland Heights, Mo., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.  (Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Blues eager to restart another run after '20 disappointment

Jan. 5, 2021 6:30 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — New St. Louis Blues captain Ryan O’Reilly would like to rid himself of the bitter taste in his mouth. So would his teammates. The Blues’ defense of their first Stanley Cup championship came to an unceremonious end, losing in the first round of the NHL playoff bubble to the...

St. Louis' 2020 homicide rate is highest in 50 years

Jan. 3, 2021 3:01 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis recorded its worst homicide rate for 50 years in 2020, even though the total number of homicides last year fell just short of the city's all-time record. Police said 262 people were killed in St. Louis last year — five less than the record of 267 set in 1993. But because...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) waves as he walks off the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. The Chiefs won 32-29. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Chiefs on brink of No. 1 seed with Falcons coming to town

Dec. 24, 2020 1:57 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have reached the precipice of the No. 1 seed in the AFC and a coveted first-round bye with a nine-game winning streak that includes some heavy hitters with Super Bowl aspirations of their own. The Bills and the Bucs. The Saints and the 'Fins. So while records...

Goodwin leads Saint Louis past UM Kansas City 62-46

Dec. 23, 2020 10:26 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Goodwin had 23 points and 13 rebounds as Saint Louis stretched its home win streak to seven games, getting past UM Kansas City 62-46 on Wednesday night. Goodwin made 9 of 11 foul shots. Javonte Perkins had 14 points for Saint Louis (7-1). Hasahn French added five assists and three...

Ameren purchases wind farm in northeastern Missouri

Dec. 23, 2020 11:39 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ameren Missouri said Wednesday that it bought its first wind farm and plans to make a “transformational advancement” into renewable energy. The subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ameren Corp. said it closed on its acquisition of the High Prairie Renewable Energy Center in...

Saint Louis guard Javonte Perkins (3) tries to keep possession of the ball with pressure from North Carolina State guard Devon Daniels (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in St. Louis. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Saint Louis pulls away midway through 2nd, beats N.C. State

Dec. 17, 2020 10:44 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javonte Perkins scored 20 points, Jordan Goodwin had 16 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and Saint Louis beat North Carolina State 80-69 on Thursday night. Saint Louis (6-0) has won 11 consecutive games dating to last season. Manny Bates scored 20 points, including three second-half...