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FILE - In this July 24, 2020, file photo, members of the St. Louis Cardinals wait to be introduced before the start of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in St. Louis. The Cardinals 4-game series against the Detroit Tigers was postponed Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, after more Cardinals players and staff staffers test positive for COVD-19. The series was to have been played in Detroit from Tuesday through Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

The Latest: Indiana St pauses football workouts .

Aug. 3, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Indiana State has paused football workouts for two weeks after six players tested positive for COVID-19. Coach Curt Mallory told players, coaches and support staff everyone must quarantine for 14 days. The athletic department...

Police say woman pepper sprays in pizza place over mask use

Aug. 3, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

AFFTON, Mo. (AP) — Police say a 27-year-old St. Louis woman pepper sprayed employees at a pizza place after she was asked to leave because she wasn’t wearing a mask. St. Louis County police responded to a call Sunday at Incredible Pizza Company, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday. Police...

Some want masks required for Missouri prison staff

Aug. 3, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Recent coronavirus outbreaks at Missouri correctional facilities are prompting some advocates for prison inmates to urge the state to require face coverings for staff. The Missouri Department of Corrections reported Monday that 539 prisoners and 122 staff members across the state have...

A zoo keeper feeds an elephant calf born July 6, 2020 in a photo provided by the Saint Louis Zoo. The baby elephant has died several weeks after it was born at the St. Louis Zoo. Zoo officials say the Asian elephant calf named Avi was euthanized Sunday, Aug. 3, 2020 because he had developmental problems that limited his ability to feed.( Joshua Sydney-Smith/Saint Louis Zoo via AP)

Baby elephant dies at St. Louis zoo weeks after his birth

Aug. 3, 2020 11:58 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A baby elephant has died several weeks after it was born at the St. Louis Zoo. Zoo officials said the Asian elephant calf named Avi was euthanized Sunday because he had developmental problems that limited his ability to feed. The zoo said Avi's condition had deteriorated quickly in recent...

2 juveniles arrested in off-duty St. Louis officer shooting

Aug. 3, 2020 9:53 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two juveniles have been arrested in the shooting of an off-duty police officer, police in St. Louis said. The shooting happened around midnight Sunday, while the officer was working as a security officer downtown, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The officer was shot in the arm and...

File-Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens reads from a prepared statement as he announces his resignation during a news conference, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the state Capitol, in Jefferson City, Mo. The Navy appeared reluctant to reinstate former Navy SEAL and Missouri Gov. Greitens in 2019 until Vice President Mike Pence's office intervened, according to newly released documents. Greitens resigned as governor in 2018 amid several political scandals. (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File)

Navy reluctant to reinstate former Missouri Gov. Greitens

Aug. 2, 2020 10:36 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Navy appeared reluctant to reinstate former Navy SEAL and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in 2019 until Vice President Mike Pence's office appeared to intervene, according to newly released documents. Greitens resigned as governor in 2018 amid several scandals, including campaign...

St. Louis police investigating 3 weekend homicides

Aug. 2, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are investigating three weekend homicides. Police said the latest shooting was reported around 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the city's Benton Park West neighborhood. A man was found dead inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds. Another man, who was shot in the same area of the city,...

Minnesota Twins' Nelson Cruz scores on a two-run double by Eddie Rosario off Cleveland Indians' pitcher Mike Clevinger in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Kepler homer, Dobnak pitching lead Twins over Indians 4-1

Aug. 1, 2020 12:40 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit his second leadoff home run of the season, Alex Avila added his first homer for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 on Friday night. Randy Dobnak (1-1) pitched five scoreless innings for Minnesota following a day of COVID-19 testing and uncertainty due...

Priest shortage forcing Jesuits to leave New Mexico

Aug. 1, 2020 12:05 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A shortage of Jesuit priests is forcing the storied Society of Jesus Catholic order to abandon New Mexico after more than 160 years. The St. Louis, Missouri-based Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province is pulling out the last remaining four Jesuit priests next year, the...

FOX News contributor wins judgment against Kim Gardner

Jul. 31, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fox News contributor John Solomon has won a default judgment against St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner in an open records lawsuit he filed concerning a 2018 investigation into former Gov. Eric Greitens. Solomon sued Gardner's office after it did not respond to his requests for records...