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2 pm news

Big third inning lifts East over Highland

2015-04-25 14:16:00

Senior Nick Martin hit a three-run homer in Belleville East?s five-run third inning that powered its 10-4 victory over Highland in a nonconference baseball game Saturday.

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1 pm news

St. Louis area under tornado watch

2015-04-25 13:30:00
ST. LOUIS ? The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the entire St. Louis region until 8 p.m. Saturday. Read Full Story ...

University looks at gun violence as public health issue

2015-04-25 13:18:00

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are hoping that a unique approach to addressing gun violence will help put a dent in one of the country's most vexing problems.

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With no state standards, getting clear picture of city jails is difficult

2015-04-25 13:00:00
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New technology at Wash U maps human genome in days; large-scale studies now possible

2015-04-25 13:00:00
"We have an opportunity to push genomics into the clinic and understand what causes disease and ultimately learn how to predict disease," said Rick Wilson, director of the Genome Institute. Read Full Story ...

A former Baptist minister shakes up St. Louis' troubled jail division

2015-04-25 13:00:00
Dale Glass approaches three years on the job as the new commissioner of corrections. His goal: Don't embarrass the city.  Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

Historic designation eyed for Grandview Place
2015-04-25 12:05:00
Grandview Place has a chance to be Edwardsville?s newest historic district as the City Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the mayor to sign a resolution for a grant to complete a su Read Full Story ...

Seminar focuses on fraud prevention
2015-04-25 12:00:00
Several people recently gathered at the Glen Carbon Public Safety building for a fraud prevention seminar.  Read Full Story ...

Wentzville may legalize fireworks use around July 4

2015-04-25 12:00:00
O'Fallon, Mo., officials drop effort to do the same thing Read Full Story ...

Clock is ticking on Webster Groves business facing deadline to move

2015-04-25 12:00:00
Auto Beauty Specialists wants to back out of 1995 agreement to relocate next year. Read Full Story ...

11 am news

Sleater-Kinney roars back strong as ever at Pageant concert

2015-04-25 11:30:00
The band has been off the scene for about a decade. Read Full Story ...

Family tradition now in its 99th year
2015-04-25 11:05:00
When 7-month-old Harper Greer-Stewart is baptized on May 9, in a ceremony at St. Boniface Church, she will be wrapped in a 99-year-old baptismal gown. Read Full Story ...

Data breaches are proposed law's focus
2015-04-25 11:00:00
A bill that would strengthen the state?s data breach notification law has passed the Senate by a vote of 35-13. Read Full Story ...

10 am news

Fatal Metropolis police shooting deemed justified

2015-04-25 10:57:00

A Metropolis police officer will not face criminal charges in a suspect's death after a southern Illinois prosecutor deemed the shooting as an appropriate use of deadly force.

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Thunderstorms force cancellation of end of Illinois Marathon

2015-04-25 10:47:00

The remainder of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon in Champaign and Urbana has been cancelled because of thunderstorms.

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Metro tests electric bus on downtown route

2015-04-25 10:30:00
It can go 150 miles between charges, but Metro wants a longer range Read Full Story ...

Illinois woman killed by train was trying to rescue opossum

2015-04-25 10:23:00

A 58-year-old animal rescue volunteer struck and killed by a St. Louis MetroLink train in southwestern Illinois was responding to a call about an opossum on the tracks.

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New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take years

2015-04-25 10:23:00

The state's new superintendent of schools believes the formula for distributing state aid to schools is flawed. But Tony Smith tells the Associated Press in an interview that finding the…

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Pokey LaFarge 'raises ruckus' well at Off Broadway

2015-04-25 10:11:00
Singer packs 21 songs into 80-minute concert. Read Full Story ...

Lincoln library celebrates 10th anniversary

2015-04-25 10:00:00
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum set a new attendance record April 19 when it celebrated its 10th anniversary by offering free admission and introducing a new way for visitors to ex Read Full Story ...

Walkers raise heroin awareness one step at a time

2015-04-25 10:00:00
The group based in St. Charles County was created in memory of Nicky Vigna, who died of a heroin overdose in 2013 at age 20. Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Argument between brothers ends in shooting near Fenton

2015-04-25 09:45:00
One man taken to hospital, the other to jail. Read Full Story ...

8 am news

At home: Midcentury modern home in Crestwood is big on style

2015-04-25 08:15:00
Designed by renowned local architect Ralph Fournier, the home is one of only three two-story homes of the more than 250 mostly ranch houses in Ridgewood. Read Full Story ...

7 am news

2015-04-25 07:16:14 CagleCartoons

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Bernie: Home-ice failure by Blues hard to take

2015-04-25 07:00:00
Sorry to harken back to the past ? which is an unfortunate postseason hockey tradition around here ? but this loss was just so typical. Read Full Story ...

6 am news

Summer movie preview: Girls to the rescue!

2015-04-25 06:30:00
Hollywood looks to females young and old to save the season's slate of movies. Read Full Story ...

5 am news

Muny makes year-round plans for a new century

2015-04-25 05:45:00
As it approaches its 100th anniversary, the open-air theater looks for ways to connect in the off-season. Read Full Story ...

Family struggles with deadly diagnosis in 'Inside the O'Briens'

2015-04-25 05:00:00
'Still Alice' author examines reaction to Huntington's disease. Read Full Story ...

Pulitzer Arts Foundation is set to reopen

2015-04-25 05:00:00
Grand Center venue to showcase solo exhibitions by prominent sculptors.  Read Full Story ...

3 am news

Illinois air museum plans to close over finances

2015-04-25 03:57:00

An eastern Illinois museum that catalogues the history of a long-closed Air Force base and houses dozens of planes plans to close at the end of the year.

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Springfield police, residents meet and greet at open house

2015-04-25 03:33:00

More than 100 Springfield residents got a look at the inner operations of their police department at an open house at the city's police academy.

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2015-04-25 03:28:03 CagleCartoons

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Tours of late moviemaker John Hughes' home to benefit kids

2015-04-25 03:08:00

The 21-room home of late moviemaker John Hughes is open for public tours to help fund health programs for underserved children and women.

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Meetings to talk transportation priorities start next week

2015-04-25 03:07:00

Illinois transportation officials have announced the first stops on a statewide tour to discuss priorities for road, transit and other public works projects.

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Armenian-American US judge marks genocide of 1.5M

2015-04-25 03:03:00

A federal judge in Chicago marked the centennial of the 1915 Armenian genocide at a ceremony in his courtroom.

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12 am news

Blues lose, are pushed to the brink

2015-04-25 00:45:00
The Wild lead the series 3-2 with Game 6 set for Sunday in Minnesota. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis police expanding use of mounted patrol

2015-04-25 00:15:00
Horses now patrol Central West End, Grand Center and downtown in addition to Forest Park. Read Full Story ...

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