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Endangered wolf pups born in captivity join dens in the wild

Apr. 25, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri wildlife officials have placed six Mexican wolf pups born in captivity near St. Louis with two packs in the wild, in a new effort to repopulate the critically endangered species. Three members of the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri, flew with the 11-day-old pups to...

Officer charged with trying to shock partner as she drove

Apr. 25, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer has been charged with trying to shock another officer with a department-issued Taser as she was driving their patrol car. Thirty-four-year-old Christopher Childers was charged Tuesday with one misdemeanor count of fourth-degree assault. Charging documents say the...

Off-duty officer had been drinking before deadly crash

Apr. 25, 2019 8:41 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An off-duty St. Louis police officer had a blood alcohol level that was twice the legal limit when he was killed in a wrong-way crash. The St. Louis County medical examiner's office also found that 58-year-old George Boggs had beer cans in his minivan in February when he drove into an...

Wainwright heats up, Cards beat Brewers 5-2 for 3-game sweep

Apr. 24, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One St. Louis Cardinals pitcher reached a career milestone, while another added to his growing reputation as one of the league's toughest relievers. Adam Wainwright was warm enough on a cool day, allowing one run in six innings for his 150th career victory as Cardinals beat the Milwaukee...

St. Louis prosecutor urges steps for bail-posting nonprofit

Apr. 24, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' top prosecutor on Wednesday urged a nonprofit group to review court records before posting bail for inmates, days after a man freed from jail was charged with killing his wife soon after his release. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner also asked the Bail Project to contact her office...

78-year-old man fatally shoots intruder in St. Louis home

Apr. 24, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a 78-year-old man fatally shot an intruder who forced his way into a St. Louis home during a domestic dispute. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 24-year-old Cameron Campbell was shot in the abdomen around 1 p.m. Tuesday. He died at a hospital. St. Louis Police Lt....

School closes after student crashes into it before dawn

Apr. 24, 2019 11:47 AM EDT

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis high school is canceling classes after a 16-year-old student crashed a sport utility vehicle into the front doors before dawn. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police were called to Francis Howell Central High School in St. Charles just after 4 a.m....

Police officer shoots, wounds woman at Missouri store

Apr. 24, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

LADUE, Mo. (AP) — A female shoplifting suspect is hospitalized after being shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer on the parking lot outside a grocery store. St. Louis County police say the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Ladue, a well-to-do suburb. When a 37-year-old female officer...

O'Reilly's luck turns and so do fortunes of the Blues

Apr. 24, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — When the St. Louis Blues traded for Ryan O'Reilly in the offseason, they received an All-Star caliber player still seeking postseason success. He fit right in with a franchise still seeking its first Stanley Cup after 52 years of existence. While neither has found what they are looking for...

DeJong, Molina lift Cardinals over Brewers 4-3

Apr. 23, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong wanted another chance against Milwaukee reliever Alex Wilson. He made the most of it. DeJong hit a tiebreaking, leadoff homer in the eighth inning, Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night. DeJong took...