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1 man killed, another wounded in rural Missouri shooting

Jan. 17, 2021 5:01 PM EST

PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. (AP) — One man was killed and another man wounded in a shooting in south-central Missouri over the weekend. The Phelps County Sheriff's Department said the shooting was reported around 11:30 p.m. Saturday at a home outside Doolittle, Missouri. Doolittle is a town of about 600 people...

Second person charged in death of man who was shot, dragged

Jan. 16, 2021 4:46 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A second person has been charged in the death of a man who was shot and then dragged by a vehicle behind a vacant St. Louis home. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 24-year-old Joseph Griffin, of St. Louis, was charged Saturday with first-degree murder, first-degree robbery,...

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of Game 3 of a National League wild-card baseball series Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Cardinals, Flaherty still without deal, swap arb figures

Jan. 15, 2021 11:46 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and ace Jack Flaherty have not agreed to terms on a 2021 contract and they swapped figures for salary arbitration Friday. The 25-year-old Flaherty asked for $3.9 million and the team offered $3 million. The sides can come to an agreement until an arbitrator hears...

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...

State Rep. Wiley Price IV, D-St. Louis, takes his seat on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, after being sworn into Missouri's 100th legislative session at the Jefferson City, Mo., Capitol building. The Ethics Committee launched an investigation of Price, a St. Louis Democrat, after a staffer reported that he admitted to having sex with the intern after a party at a local bar in January.  The Ethics Committee found the staffer's report credible and on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, gave Price until Wednesday afternoon to resign. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Missouri House denounces lawmaker for alleged harassment

Jan. 13, 2021 5:19 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House for the first time in history on Wednesday formally denounced a lawmaker accused of having sex with an intern, threatening a staffer to keep quiet and then lying while under investigation. The GOP-led House voted 140-3 to censure Democratic Rep. Wiley Price,...

Police: 3 people arrested after St. Louis officers assaulted

Jan. 13, 2021 10:41 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three people were arrested after two St. Louis police officers were assaulted while they responded to reports of a shooting, police said. The incident happened Monday might when St. Louis Metropolitan Police officer went to an area along Hickory Street to investigate, according to police....

Police: 1 man killed, another injured in St. Louis shooting

Jan. 13, 2021 8:43 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One man was killed and another seriously injured in a double shooting at a St. Louis apartment complex, police there said. The shooting happened around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at a complex along North Florissant Avenue, television station KSDC reported. Officers called to the scene found two...

COVID-19 puts St. Louis Symphony programs on hold

Jan. 12, 2021 3:51 PM EST

The coronavirus pandemic has wiped out live performances for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra through at least May. A statement from the symphony said the decision was based on advice from city health officials and experts at the Washington University School of Medicine. The symphony also announced that musicians...

Missouri House Democrats, labor union urge Hawley's ouster

Jan. 12, 2021 2:51 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Sen. Josh Hawley faced more calls for his resignation Tuesday from Democrats and a labor union in his home state of Missouri. Hawley was a leader of efforts to challenge the presidential 2020 election results and voted to question the Electoral College count, even...

Police ID 2 killed last week in crash in north St. Louis

Jan. 12, 2021 9:27 AM EST

Police have identified two people killed last week in a hit-and-run crash in north St. Louis. The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday at an intersection near Interstate 70 when a driver ran a stop sign, police said. Investigators have said that car collided with another driven by Maurice Norman, 35, who died...