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Man allegedly released over COVID-19 diagnosis back in jail

Jan. 24, 2022 15:12 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man who a St. Louis police union official alleged was released from jail last week because he tested positive for COVID-19 is back in jail, authorities said Monday. The 36-year-old man, who was a suspect in a domestic assault, was released on Jan. 4 from the...

Man, woman, children escape fiery crash after shooting

Jan. 24, 2022 11:33 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man, woman and two children managed to escape a fire that engulfed their car early Monday morning after the man and woman were shot inside the vehicle and subsequently crashed in north St. Louis, police said. The events unfolded around 1:30 a.m. Monday, when...

Officers shot at fleeing car before crash; driver dies

Jan. 24, 2022 09:06 AM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A man died after officers in suburban St. Louis fired shots at his fleeing car, which then crashed, police there said. The confrontation in O’Fallon began Sunday morning when someone called police to report a suspicion car with people sleeping inside, the St....

Man lying in road struck by car and killed Saturday

Jan. 23, 2022 17:18 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man who was lying in the road died after he was struck by a car in northern St. Louis County. The Missouri Highway Patrol said 46-year-old Terence Davis was lying in the turn lane of West Florissant Avenue when he was struck by a car around 10 p.m....

Jimerson scores 31 to lift Saint Louis over UMass 90-59

Jan. 23, 2022 17:15 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gibson Jimerson had a career-high 31 points as Saint Louis rolled past UMass 90-59 on Sunday. Jimerson made 7 of his 10 3-pointers for the Billikens (12-6, 3-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), who have won four straight at home. Jordan Nesbitt pitched in with 17 points and...

US medical team to give COVID-19 help to St. Louis hospital

Jan. 21, 2022 18:32 PM EST

A U.S Navy team of medical specialists is scheduled to arrive in the St. Louis region next week to help a hospital strained by an increase in COVID-19 cases, authorities announced Friday. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's office and the St. Louis Metropolitan Task Force said a team of 44...

Logistics center will help abortion seekers get to Illinois

Jan. 21, 2022 17:13 PM EST

With abortion access increasingly restricted across much of the South and Midwest, two Illinois clinics near St. Louis announced Friday that they set up a logistics center to help abortion seekers get to their clinics and help them pay for it. The announcement came on the eve of the...

Woman sent to prison, must repay $7.5 million in fraud case

Jan. 21, 2022 16:08 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southeast Missouri woman has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $7.5 million in restitution in a Medicaid and Medicare fraud case. A federal judge in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday sentenced 42-year-old Brandy McKay. The Cape Girardeau woman...

Police: McDonald's employee shot in argument over discount

Jan. 21, 2022 12:45 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis woman is jailed after she shot a worker at McDonald's after a dispute over a discount for french fries, St. Louis County authorities said Friday. Terika Clay, 30, was charged Thursday with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. She was being...

Police union lawyer: Suspect freed after positive COVID test

Jan. 20, 2022 12:24 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A domestic assault suspect was freed from jail after testing positive for COVID-19, despite being deemed dangerous enough that prosecutors wanted him held without a chance of bail, the attorney for the St. Louis Police Officers Association said. The St. Louis...