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2 children wounded after toddler finds gun in dad's backpack

Dec. 12, 2018 12:02 PM EST

PAGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two children were wounded in suburban St. Louis after a toddler found a pistol in his father's backpack. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the toddler shot himself in the arm and his sleeping 7-year-old brother in the head with the same round Monday night in...

Police: Missouri dad left baby alone while he stole alcohol

Dec. 12, 2018 12:01 PM EST

BALLWIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban St. Louis man left his 11-month-old daughter home alone while he stole liquor from a grocery store. Police in Manchester says 24-year-old Jarek Crowder was caught Dec. 4 on store security stuffing four small bottles of vodka into a jacket pocket. The St. Louis...

Miniature horses help students de-stress before finals

Dec. 12, 2018 7:51 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Saint Louis University has a novel approach for helping students de-stress before finals: miniature horses. KSDK-TV reports that Taylorville-Illinois-based Heartland Mini Hoofs brought three horses to the school on Tuesday. Outside the library, students squealed as they approached the...

2 dead after car plunges into suburban St. Louis pond

Dec. 12, 2018 7:18 AM EST

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two people have died after a car crashed into a pond in suburban St. Louis. KMOV-TV reports that 61-year-old Delia James, of Ballwin, had a medical emergency Tuesday night while driving a car on Interstate 44. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says his vehicle went off...

Schenn caps Blues' 4-goal 3rd in 4-3 win over Panthers

Dec. 12, 2018 12:15 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn knows he has to do dig in around the net and make things happen. Schenn did that Tuesday night, capping St. Louis' four-goal third period as the Blues beat the Florida Panthers 4-3. Schenn's tiebreaking goal came off a rebound as he backhanded it past prone Panthers goalie...

Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz sings to hospitalized teen

Dec. 11, 2018 12:31 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz has serenaded a Kansas high school senior who is hospitalized in St. Louis while awaiting a second double-lung transplant. The Grammy Award winner stopped by the bedside of 18-year-old Madison Taliaferro, of Holton, on Sunday while he was in Missouri for a...

Man's body found in car parked near Missouri high school

Dec. 11, 2018 8:26 AM EST

CALVERTON PARK, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found near a suburban St. Louis high school as "suspicious in nature." The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Calverton Park police discovered the body Monday morning in a car that was parked illegally across from...

Police say St. Louis Uber driver robbed customer using app

Dec. 10, 2018 5:02 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police say an Uber driver robbed a customer by using a translator app to demand cash. A 28-year-old man was not injured after giving the driver money. Police say the man left his phone in the Uber and arranged to meet the driver early Sunday to retrieve it. The St. Louis...

St. Louis medical organizations plan more proton therapy

Dec. 10, 2018 1:14 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Despite problems at several proton centers across the country, St. Louis medical organizations are planning to increase their use of the cancer-treating procedure. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital plans to open a second proton therapy center in 2020, and Mercy Hospital St....

Struggling Blues put goalie Chad Johnson on waivers

Dec. 10, 2018 12:34 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The struggling St. Louis Blues have placed backup goaltender Chad Johnson on waivers and called up Jordan Binnington to take his place. The Blues put Johnson on waivers after recalling Binnington and sending forward Sammy Blais down to the American Hockey League's San Antonio Rampage....