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1 pm news

When lottery ticket failed to pay off, man used it to rob a Wellston bank

2018-10-23 13:45:00
Thief robbed Regions Bank at about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday Read Full Story ...

Jamie Kennedy heading to Helium Comedy Club

2018-10-23 13:13:00
Jamie Kennedy is at Helium Comedy Club with shows Nov. 15-17. Read Full Story ...

Acquisitions, investments drive Enterprise's annual revenue to a record $24.1 billion

2018-10-23 13:03:00
The world's largest rental car company, Enterprise Holdings, grew revenue to a record $24.1 billion as its fleet swelled to 2 million vehicles. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

Amazon met with ICE officials over facial-recognition system that could identify immigrants

2018-10-23 12:48:00
The conversation involved 'predictive analytics' and 'Rekognition Video tagging/analysis' that could possibly allow ICE to identify people's faces from afar Read Full Story ...

Goold: Kershaw aims to be first since Gibson in '67 to tame Boston's 'monster'

2018-10-23 12:33:00
In the past century, Boston has lost only eight World Series games held at Fenway Park (four are to the Cardinals), and they haven't lost a Game 1 there since 1967 vs. Gibson. Read Full Story ...

Passenger in car that fled police critically injured in St. Louis crash

2018-10-23 12:30:00
Police said a passenger was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Read Full Story ...

Lottery ticket giveaway at Metro East Schnucks has hundreds dreaming of cash in the frozen food aisle

2018-10-23 12:30:00
The Illinois Lottery will use a game show-style ticket-grab booth to distribute the tickets at a Schnucks store in Collinsville. Read Full Story ...

Trump taps ex-Monsanto executive to lead wildlife agency

2018-10-23 12:22:00
Aurelia Skipwith of Indiana is currently deputy assistant Interior secretary for fish, wildlife and parks. Read Full Story ...

Americans who don't have a bank account at lowest level ever

2018-10-23 12:17:00
6.5 percent of households did not have a primary bank account in 2017, down from 7 percent in 2017 and from a high of 8.2 percent in 2011. Read Full Story ...

Messenger: Voting in the Age of Trump, when 'policy differences don't matter'

2018-10-23 12:00:00
As disgust with politics grows, the importance of Nov. 6 election does, too. Read Full Story ...

11 am news

French say 'non!' to electric scooters on sidewalks

2018-10-23 11:49:00
'We cannot let these devices ... jeopardize the security of pedestrians on the sidewalks.' Read Full Story ...

Cocaine deaths hit record in U.S. as opioid overdoses level off

2018-10-23 11:30:00
Historically, epidemics of sedative drugs such as opioids are followed by a rise in the use of stimulants such as meth and cocaine. Read Full Story ...

10 am news

Schnucks sets opening date for new Warrenton store

2018-10-23 10:55:00
The 37,000 square-foot store at 499 East Veterans Memorial Parkway is the Maryland Heights-based grocery chain's first Warrenton location. Read Full Story ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street

2018-10-23 10:54:43
Technology companies, banks and industrial stocks led the market slide on Wall Street. Read Full Story ...

Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street

2018-10-23 10:54:00
The Dow lost 462 points, or 1.8 percent, to 24,853. The Nasdaq composite gave up 146 points, or 2 percent, to 7,322. Read Full Story ...

Harley-Davidson's weak U.S. sales, shipment forecast weigh on shares

2018-10-23 10:50:00
Harley said on Tuesday it could see up to $48 million in costs from tariffs in 2018. Read Full Story ...

Ben Poremba's Italian restaurant Parigi officially closes

2018-10-23 10:50:00
The restaurant ends a 2-year run in Clayton. Read Full Story ...

Bayer runs into 'devil's advocate' in Roundup cancer case

2018-10-23 10:31:00
'Monsanto must be more than surprised by this result.' Read Full Story ...

Hoping to end confusion, Missouri judge says voters without a photo ID won't have to sign statement

2018-10-23 10:23:00
Missouri voters without a photo ID will no longer have to sign a sworn statement in order to cast a ballot. Read Full Story ...

KAI Design & Build buys Atlanta's Dorsey Engineering

2018-10-23 10:21:00
Some of Dorsey's clients include Home Depot, Siemens, Macy?s, Caterpillar and Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Read Full Story ...

New partnership aims to connect small businesses and local government (Madison Lammert)
2018-10-23 10:17:00
On Friday, the SIUE Small Business Development Center and the Greater East Saint Louis Business Development Association will host an open dialogue from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at SIUE?s East St. Louis Higher Education Campus in Building D?s multipurpose? Read Full Story ...

U.S. stocks tumble in early trade after global markets slide

2018-10-23 10:15:00
U.S. stocks slumped broadly in early trading Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 500 points and extending the market's recent string of losses. Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Sandra Day O'Connor announces likely Alzheimer's diagnosis

2018-10-23 09:58:00
The 88-year-old said in a public letter that her diagnosis was made some time ago and that as her condition has progressed she is 'no longer able to participate in public life.' Read Full Story ...

SIUE School of Nursing is Among Most Affordable Online Colleges for Master?s and DNP

2018-10-23 09:30:00
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing (SON) is among the 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges for master?s in healthcare and nursing administration (HCNA) and doctor of nursing practice (DNP), according to SR Education Group, an education research publisher founded in 2004. ?Our School of Nursing is... Read Full Story ...

MoviePass to be jettisoned by parent company

2018-10-23 09:25:00
MoviePass Entertainment is expected to list on the Nasdaq or an alternate trading market. Read Full Story ...

Metro East SBDC at SIUE Hosts Workshop in Spanish at Fairmont City

2018-10-23 09:20:00
The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will host a Spanish language workshop on Starting a Small Business in Illinois from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Fairmont City Library.   The SBDC will be available to offer advice to entrepreneurs planning to start a... Read Full Story ...

Man shot in jaw in St. Louis Place neighborhood

2018-10-23 09:11:00
Police have no suspects and could get little information from the victim because of his injuries. Read Full Story ...

SIUE Student Researchers Earn IPhA Acclaim

2018-10-23 09:00:00
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?s emphasis on fostering undergraduate research opportunities and its faculty?s commitment to living the teacher-scholar model were on full display during the Illinois Pharmacists Association?s (IPhA) September meeting. SIUE School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical... Read Full Story ...

8 am news

BenFred: Sophie Cunningham scores an assist on Aijha Blackwell's Mizzou commitment

2018-10-23 08:55:00
Whitfield's five-star senior gushed about Cunningham's game before committing to Mizzou Read Full Story ...

Motorcyclist killed in two-vehicle crash in Boulevard Heights neighborhood

2018-10-23 08:45:00
The victim is identified as Robert Clasen, 69, of the 5400 Block of Walsh Street. Read Full Story ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge in early trading

2018-10-23 08:41:00
NEW YORK (AP) ? The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): Read Full Story ...

Special request: Drink at the Royale features new local Habondia peach brandy

2018-10-23 08:30:00
Q ? I heard and read about the new Habondia peach brandy by Big O. I saw a new cocktail on the Royale?s menu using it. I?m wondering what?s in their drink recipe (if they don?t mind sharing.) ? Shah? Read Full Story ...

Free lottery tickets up for grabs in Collinsville as Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1.6 billion

2018-10-23 08:30:00
The Illinois Lottery will use a game show-style ticket-grab booth to distribute the tickets at a Schnucks store in Collinsville. Read Full Story ...

New ad campaign calls for Americans to honor McCain's legacy, vote on Nov. 6

2018-10-23 08:15:00
The ad urges viewers to "defend the dignity of all people" and vote in next month's midterm elections - although it makes no mention of either political party. Read Full Story ...

Free lottery tickets up for grabs in Metro East as Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1.6 billion

2018-10-23 08:15:00
The Illinois Lottery will use a game show-style ticket-grab booth to distribute the tickets at a Schnucks store in Collinsville. Read Full Story ...

7 am news

O'Fallon's Audri Bartholomew's run on 'The Voice' ends

2018-10-23 07:45:00
Audri Bartholomew of O?Fallon?s run on ?The Voice? ended with Monday night?s broadcast on NBC during the Battle Rounds. Read Full Story ...

Switchfood coming to the Pageant

2018-10-23 07:30:00
Switchfoot is at the Pageant with a concert on March 5; show time is at 8 p.m. Read Full Story ...

Switchfoot coming to the Pageant

2018-10-23 07:30:00
Switchfoot is at the Pageant with a concert on March 5; show time is at 8 p.m. Read Full Story ...

Centene profit beats forecasts as Fidelis acquisition pays off

2018-10-23 07:16:00
Centene's strategy of expanding its Obamacare business even as other insurers exited the space has paid off for the company. Read Full Story ...

Oct. 23, 1980: 'It looked like a slaughterhouse in there' Coverage of the Pope's Cafeteria slayings

2018-10-23 07:15:00
On Oct. 23, 1980, four workers were shot and killed during an early morning robbery at Pope's cafeteria in Des Peres. Here is our original coverage of that event. Read Full Story ...

Silverstein anniversary tour booked for the Ready Room

2018-10-23 07:00:00
Silverstein is at the Ready Room Jan. 17 as part of the "When Broken is Easily Fixed: 15th Anniversary Tour." Read Full Story ...

6 am news

Walmart makes improvements to third-party marketplace

2018-10-23 06:30:00
The company is also simplifying the returns process, allowing shoppers to return the items at any one of its 4,700 stores. Read Full Story ...

Harley-Davidson profit, sales beat estimates on higher Europe sales

2018-10-23 06:16:00
The company maintained its full-year shipments forecast range of between 231,000 and 236,000 motorcycles. Read Full Story ...

5 am news

Parkway schools need more room. So it wants voters to approve borrowing $110 million

2018-10-23 05:45:00
More than half of that money would fund repairs to areas including roofing, heating, air conditioning and plumbing. Read Full Story ...

Health insurer Centene's third-quarter profit beats analysts' estimates

2018-10-23 05:31:00
The company bought Fidelis for $3.75 billion last year, giving it access to over 1.6 million members in New York. Read Full Story ...

4 am news

COUGAR SPOTLIGHT: SIUE Police Department lays down (Trevor Oliver)
2018-10-23 04:45:00
SIUE Police generally get a bad rep for pulling people over, but the officers have busier lives than most think. From traffic stops, to responding to calls, to walking through campus to ensure safety, the job is more complicated than? Read Full Story ...

3 am news

Passenger injured in crash in Gravois Park neighborhood of St. Louis

2018-10-23 03:15:00
Police said a passenger was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Read Full Story ...

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