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Don't want to buy? You can borrow household items too

Aug. 21, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

Amanda Blum enjoys trying new recipes and experimenting in the kitchen, but like many home cooks she's reluctant to buy expensive and bulky kitchen appliances. So she was delighted to learn about Kitchen Share, a nonprofit near her home in Portland, Oregon, that loans out kitchen equipment. Bloom, who likes to...

Man sentenced to 15 years in murder-for-hire killing

Aug. 21, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man area has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for hiring a hitman who hid in his girlfriend's car when she dropped off her daughter at child care and then stabbed and strangled the woman. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 34-year-old Demetrius Taylor, of Florissant,...

Missouri tennis instructor sued over sex abuse allegations

Aug. 21, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former suburban St. Louis tennis instructor has been sued again over allegations that he sexually abused a student. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the lawsuit filed Friday in St. Louis County Circuit Court says that Javier Pozo used his "sport celebrity status" in the...

St. Louis police ID 1 of 2 people found dead in pickup truck

Aug. 21, 2019 11:17 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities have identified one of two people found dead in a parked pickup truck in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police said Tuesday that the man was 62-year-old Mark Kuhlenberg, of Riverview. Police haven't identified the woman found in the truck. Both had been...

$385k settlement reached in St. Louis park injury case

Aug. 21, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis has agreed to pay $385,000 to settle a lawsuit with the family of a girl who was smashed by a 200-pound (90 kilogram) racquetball door that was left off its hinges at a city park. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Michael Mullen approved the...

Fowler drives in 4 runs in Cardinals 9-2 win over Brewers

Aug. 21, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dexter Fowler was focused more on his team getting a win rather than his own production. Fowler hit a bases-loaded double and drove in four runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals past the Milwaukee Brewers 9-4 on Tuesday night in the second game of the series between NL Central contenders....

Proposed settlement in lawsuit over Rams merchandise gets OK

Aug. 20, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A proposed settlement would give St. Louis Rams fans a 25% refund on years of tickets and merchandise they bought before the team announced it was moving to Los Angeles. If approved, the settlement would end a class-action lawsuit that claimed fans would not have purchased Rams-related...

MLS awards expansion franchise to St. Louis for 2022 debut

Aug. 20, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

The prospects of a Major League Soccer franchise ever calling St. Louis home appeared to have died two years ago when voters turned down the use of a business tax to finance a new downtown stadium. Then a new potential ownership group came along. Led by members of the founding family of car rental giant...

Officer accused of misconduct before gas station beating

Aug. 20, 2019 9:22 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Records show that a St. Louis police officer who is under investigation in the beating of another man at a gas station has previously been accused of using excessive force. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the latest issues arose Aug. 8 when a gas station surveillance camera caught...

Man wounded after accidentally entering wrong apartment

Aug. 20, 2019 9:10 AM EDT

BALLWIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and wounded when he accidentally tried to enter the wrong apartment in suburban St. Louis. St. Louis County police say the shooting happened around 2:35 a.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex in Ballwin, where he was hanging out with friends. Police say he...