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St. Louis County officer found not guilty in death of girl

Oct. 16, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis County officer has been found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the death of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by his patrol car in 2019. Officer Preston Marquart was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Akeelah...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 41, Cass-Midway 12 Archie 61, Lockwood/Golden City 26 Aurora 28, Reeds Spring 14 Ava 48, Cabool 9 Belton 42, William Chrisman 28 Blair Oaks 71,...

High court rejects gas company's pipeline stay request

Oct. 15, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has rejected a Supreme Court stay request from the St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri. Roberts did not comment Friday in refusing to...

St. Louis man sentenced to life for killing mother of 5

Oct. 15, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to prison for fatally shooting a mother of five during an argument three years ago. Lamont Parker, 41, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no possibility of parole for killing 30-year-old Veronica Taylor on...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox and Astros open ALCS, Cards' Shildt out

Oct. 15, 2021 03:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ HERE WE GO AGAIN For the second time in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros are set to play for the American League pennant. The best-of-seven AL Championship...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox and Astros open ALCS, Cards' Shildt out

Oct. 15, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ HERE WE GO AGAIN For the second time in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros are set to play for the American League pennant. The best-of-seven AL...

St. Louis Carinals fire manager Mike Shildt

Oct. 14, 2021 15:03 PM EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Carinals fire manager Mike Shildt.

University of Missouri to stop requiring masks

Oct. 14, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

The University of Missouri System will stop requiring masks starting Saturday at all four campuses, but local mandates in Kansas City and St. Louis will mean the face coverings must remain on at those locations. Statewide, COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths have...

Former northeast Missouri town clerk sentenced for fraud

Oct. 13, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The former town clerk of a small rural community in northeast Missouri was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay back $315,000 to the town. Tracey Ray, 48, pleaded guilty in June to wire fraud and federal program theft....

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Oct. 13, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 8 The Los Angeles Times on the danger of turning the debt limit into political theater: Congratulations to Congress for avoiding economic catastrophe for...