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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader (48) runs to second base during the fifth inning during Game 1 of a best-of-five National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta. Bader is confident he will be the starting center fielder for the Cardinals when the season begins. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Bader confident he'll start in center field for Cardinals

Jan. 18, 2020 6:19 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harrison Bader is confident he'll be in center field for the St. Louis Cardinals when the season begins. Bader was in St. Louis on Saturday taking part in the annual Cardinals Winter Warm-Up. "I'm the starting center fielder," the 25-year-old Bader said. "It's my position. I'm going to...

St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt

Jan. 18, 2020 11:32 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands of St. Louis-area families were freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that is increasingly popular among churches and other organizations trying to help the needy — eliminating medical debt. Money raised at more than a dozen United Church of...

Dayton's Jalen Crutcher (10) has the ball knocked away by Saint Louis' Hasahn French (11) as Dayton's Jordy Tshimanga (32) watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Crutcher's 3 in OT lifts No. 13 Dayton over Saint Louis

Jan. 17, 2020 11:35 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Obi Toppin and Trey Landers did all the talking in Dayton's huddle heading into overtime against St. Louis. Jalen Crutcher did the listening. Crutcher hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime and finished with 21 points, lifting No. 13 Dayton to a 78-76 come-from-behind win in the...

FILE - In a Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 file photo, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner speaks in St. Louis. Ethical Society of Police President Heather Taylor said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 that the city prosecutor’s lawsuit is correct in pointing out racial concerns in St. Louis, including biases within the police department itself. (AP Photo/Jim Salter, File)

Leader of St. Louis black police union says racial bias real

Jan. 17, 2020 11:00 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The president of a predominantly black St. Louis police union said Wednesday that the city prosecutor’s lawsuit is correct in pointing out racial concerns in St. Louis, including biases within the police department itself. Ethical Society of Police President Heather Taylor stopped...

Man sentenced to 5 years for Missouri post office heist

Jan. 17, 2020 10:28 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for robbing a suburban St. Louis post office. Sixty-year-old Dywane Upchurch was sentenced Thursday for being a felon in possession of a firearm and assault while committing a robbery. He pleaded guilty in October. Authorities say Upchurch...

A St. Louis housing startup matches seniors with millennials

Jan. 17, 2020 1:01 AM EST

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — When her husband died in a car accident, Karen Krienke, 65, found herself unexpectedly alone. Her home in Wentzville — once crowded with children — felt big and empty. Moreover, a bad back was slowing her down. Her daughter, who lives in Washington, D.C. worried....

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, new New York Mets manager, Carlos Beltran, center, poses for a picture with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, left, and Mets COO Jeff Wilpon during a baseball news conference at Citi Field in New York. Beltran is out as manager of the Mets. The team announced the move Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

Jan. 16, 2020 6:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán, called out on a curveball again. So for the second time since they last threw a pitch, the New York Mets are in the market for a new manager. Sign of the times. Beltrán's 2 1/2-month tenure as Mets manager ended Thursday before he spent a single game on the...

Man sentenced for St. Louis carjacking with toddler in car

Jan. 16, 2020 6:13 PM EST

A 19-year-old St. Louis man who stole a woman's car with her 15-month-old son inside was sentenced Thursday to 11 years and two months in prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Elijah Roberts, who was 17 at the time, threatened the woman with a gun and demanded her keys just after she had buckled her two...

This undated photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department shows Antonio Taylor. Taylor has been charged will fatally shooting another man after getting mad at him about a missing lawn mower and leaf blower. Taylor was charged Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of Gary Flemings. (St. Louis County Police Department via AP)

Man who was angry about missing mower charged with murder

Jan. 16, 2020 3:39 PM EST

KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis man has been charged will fatally shooting another man after getting mad at him about a missing lawn mower and leaf blower. Thirty-six-year-old Antonio Taylor was charged Thursday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 40-year-old Gary Flemings,...

Philadelphia Flyers center Kevin Hayes (13) and center Philippe Myers (5) defend against St. Louis Blues center Ryan O'Reilly (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Dilip Vishwanat)

Voracek scores in OT, Flyers beat Blues 4-3

Jan. 16, 2020 2:18 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have shown the ability to play up to their competition. Jakub Voracek scored in overtime and the Flyers beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night. The win capped a four-game stretch in which the Flyers played three teams who at the time were tied for the NHL...