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Death of divorcing couple was murder-suicide, police say

Dec. 10, 2019 8:04 AM EST

WILDWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis area man fatally shot his estranged wife in the parking lot of their daughter's apartment building and then killed himself after setting a fire at the home they once shared, authorities say. Chesterfield police found the body of 59-year-old Bobette Everhart-Boal about 12:45...

2 men killed in St. Louis suburb of Jennings

Dec. 10, 2019 7:08 AM EST

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a double homicide in the St. Louis area. St. Louis County police say officers responded around 7:15 p.m. Monday to Jennings after someone reported a shooting. One man was pronounced dead at the scene. Another man was rushed to a hospital, where he was...

Miller's Hall candidacy split MLB, just like union tenure

Dec. 9, 2019 8:54 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvin Miller's Hall of Fame candidacy split baseball, much like his tenure as the head of the players' association. Former Commissioner Fay Vincent, a long and vociferous proponent of Miller's election to the Hall, felt the honor was long overdue and understood the enmity felt by club...

Man posing as tax driver stabs 2 riders in St. Louis

Dec. 9, 2019 8:40 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a man posing as a taxi driver in St. Louis stabbed two riders with a pocketknife during a fight over money. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a 23-year-old woman and 26-year-old man gave the 52-year-old suspect $20 for a ride. After discovering he wasn't a taxi...

Divorcing couple found dead miles apart in St. Louis area

Dec. 9, 2019 7:24 AM EST

WILDWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A woman who had filed for divorce was found dead in the parking lot outside her suburban St. Louis apartment shortly before her husband's body was found about 7 miles (11.27 kilometers) away after a fire at their former home, authorities say. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that...

Woman found dead just before fatal fire at her former home

Dec. 8, 2019 12:45 PM EST

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a woman was found fatally wounded in an apartment parking lot shortly before a man's body was found after a fire at her former home in the St. Louis suburb of Wildwood. Officials told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the two incidents were linked together. Police...

Kansas City police end written Miranda warning for suspects

Dec. 8, 2019 11:08 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City no longer will provide suspects with a written copy of their rights and instead will give them a verbal Miranda warning as part of changes aimed at tackling violent crime. Two Los Angeles murder investigation experts recommended the change, arguing that...

Royals sign former All-Star Rosenthal to minor league deal

Dec. 7, 2019 11:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals signed former All-Star reliever Trevor Rosenthal to a minor league contract that calls for a $2 million salary in the major leagues and an invitation to big league spring training. Rosenthal could earn up to $2.25 million in bonuses while on the major league...

Matthews scores twice to lead Leafs to 5-2 win over Blues

Dec. 7, 2019 10:58 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Auston Matthews let out a sigh and broke into a smile. The Toronto center snapped a slump with a pair of goals and Zach Hyman also scored twice as the Maple Leafs downed the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday night. "It's a huge relief," Matthews said. "It kind of gets you going, gets your...

St. Louis-area streetcar to close soon but might reopen

Dec. 6, 2019 1:53 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A financially strapped St. Louis-area streetcar line will shut down Dec. 29 but might reopen later under new management, according to the nonprofit company that operates it. John Meyer, president of the Loop Trolley Co., said after a meeting of the firm’s board on Thursday that...