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Minsk (Marian Kemensky)
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Dont Shoot (Tim Eagan)
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After the Crisis (Marian Kemensky)
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Four suspects arrested after car crashes on I-55

2014-08-27 23:16:37
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10 pm news

Wainwright ready for August to be over

2014-08-27 22:50:00
Pitcher keeps Cards in game Wednesday and feels he?s emerging from ?dead arm? phase. Read Full Story ...

Police searching for man who stalked woman at Jefferson Co. Kmart

2014-08-27 22:25:34
A woman claims a man began to stalk her while she was shopping at a Kmart store in Crystal City, and continued to stalk her as she drove home Read Full Story ...

Shot allegedly fired during downtown St. Louis carjacking

2014-08-27 22:21:41
A woman survived a violent carjacking in downtown St. Louis and police are looking for suspects Read Full Story ...

9 pm news

Police concerned about recent robberies in Tower Grove South neighborhood

2014-08-27 21:56:55
Police said they are concerned about several armed robberies that have occurred over the course of recent weeks in Tower Grove South Read Full Story ...

Company assisting Ferguson PD with body cameras

2014-08-27 21:43:14
Ferguson Police Department is getting help when it comes to getting body cameras for their police officers. The lack of cameras has been a point of criticism for the police department in the Michael Brown investigation. Read Full Story ...

Road barriers in Clayton to come down Thursday

2014-08-27 21:30:06
Road blocks initially placed to give protesters a space in downtown Clayton have residents questioning how much longer they will be in place. Read Full Story ...

Labor Day (Joe Heller)
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8 pm news

Chicago police commander accused of misconduct

2014-08-27 20:24:00

A Chicago police commander has been stripped of his police powers after being charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct.

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Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

2014-08-27 20:15:00
Owners of two firing ranges in the St. Louis area have different policies when it comes to young gun enthusiasts. Read Full Story ...

7 pm news

Ray Rice and Josh Gordon Suspensions (Jeff Darcy)
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St. Louis man accused of breaking into Jennings church, stealing electronics

2014-08-27 19:05:00
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6 pm news

Anger boils over about police at town hall meeting

2014-08-27 18:54:32
Many demonstrated their anger with police at a town hall meeting at Harris Stowe State University. Read Full Story ...

St. Louis Police Chief on tactics in Ferguson, police shooting of man with knife

2014-08-27 18:44:24
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson spoke to News 4 about the response of police to the demonstrations in Ferguson and the department?s handling of the officer involved shooting of a knife-wielding man in north St. Louis Read Full Story ...

HamasTruce (Steve Sack)
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USC football player lied about rescuing drowning nephew

2014-08-27 18:38:00
He admitted to school officials that he had fabricated a story about rescuing a nephew from drowning and lied about how he suffered ankle injuries Read Full Story ...

3-year-old girl sought in northwest Missouri

2014-08-27 18:35:00

Police in northwest Missouri are looking for a 3-year-old girl who may have been abducted from the home where she lives with her father and stepmother.

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West tennis team hopes to repeat success of last year

2014-08-27 18:35:00

Involved in the sport of tennis for as long as she can remember, Jenny Mennerick wasn't the least bit intimidated a year ago in her first season as head coach…

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Texas dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

2014-08-27 18:29:00
ANGLETON, Texas ? A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons, there are no winners. Read Full Story ...

Illinois releases AP preseason state football rankings

2014-08-27 18:17:00

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St. Peters may sideline its red-light cameras

2014-08-27 18:15:00
Aldermen on Thursday night will vote on suspending the devices' use until the Missouri Supreme Court rules on the issue. Read Full Story ...

Mix up leads to chauffeur receiving tickets for expired plats

2014-08-27 18:09:11
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Storms leave damage, power outages Wednesday

2014-08-27 18:03:40
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5 pm news

Chicagoan accused of defrauding Chinese

2014-08-27 17:59:00

A 30-year-old Chicagoan faces federal charges for allegedly bilking nearly 300 Chinese of $160 million, including by saying their investments would secure them U.S. residency.

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Thousands comment on future Army reductions

2014-08-27 17:58:00

A regional economic development group says thousands of people have commented on possible future cuts at Fort Leonard Wood.

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Call Colombo: Artist waits to get paid by gallery owner

2014-08-27 17:55:21
A St. Louis painter waited two years before she was paid by the owner of a gallery in Montana. Read Full Story ...

State and county police to scale back presence in Ferguson

2014-08-27 17:50:00
There were five shootings during unrest in Ferguson but none fatal, police say. Read Full Story ...

'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

2014-08-27 17:30:00
OMAHA, Neb. ? Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed w… Read Full Story ...

Sycamore teacher charged with sexual assault

2014-08-27 17:14:00

Sexual assault charges have been filed against a high school teacher in the northern Illinois community of Sycamore.

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Quinn: State needs to invest in agriculture

2014-08-27 17:09:00

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he plans to invest more in the state Department of Agriculture.

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St. Louis Alderman leads push to register voters in Ferguson

2014-08-27 17:06:59
St. Louis Alderman Antonio French has opened up a store front on West Florissant aimed at registering people to vote Read Full Story ...

The Whopper (Nate Beeler)
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4 pm news

Lawsuit filed against St. Clair County for allegedly coercing a confession

2014-08-27 16:48:36
A lawsuit filed against the St. Clair County said the Sheriff?s Department forced a teenager to fabricate a confession. Read Full Story ...

American killed fighting for ISIS (Jimmy Margulies)
2014-08-27 16:47:46 CagleCartoons

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Burger King Canada (Rick McKee)
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SEMO closing due to water main break

2014-08-27 16:39:00

Southeast Missouri State University is temporarily closing its main campus and a second campus that houses fine arts programs.

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Mo. Department of Insurance to help Ferguson business owners file claims

2014-08-27 16:30:19
The Missouri State Insurance Department is reaching out to Ferguson business owners in order to assist in filing insurance claims. Read Full Story ...

Burger King and taxes (Dave Granlund)
2014-08-27 16:28:32 CagleCartoons

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Bucket Challenge (Adam Zyglis)
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Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions

2014-08-27 16:19:00

Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit…

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Metro-east football teams well represented in preseason state rankings

2014-08-27 16:17:00

East St. Louis and Highland tied for the highest-ranked metro-east football teams Wednesday when the Associated Press released the Illinois Preseason State Rankings.

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Southeast Missouri State University to close because of water main break

2014-08-27 16:15:00
Students asked to stay away until Monday.  Read Full Story ...

Saggar warns he may close North City Urgent Care

2014-08-27 16:15:00
He cites exclusion from the Gateway to Better Health program and too few patients. Read Full Story ...

3 pm news

Environmental, food groups want endangered species protection for monarch butterfly

2014-08-27 15:54:00
The groups say Monsanto's Roundup is culprit in falling population. Read Full Story ...

Durbin: Earmarks have made positive impact

2014-08-27 15:46:00

Illinois' senior U.S. Senator is making no apologies for supporting earmarks.

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Blunt seeks federal help for Ferguson costs

2014-08-27 15:14:00

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is asking the Justice Department to help reimburse state and St. Louis-area law enforcement agencies for costs incurred while providing security in Ferguson this month.

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2 pm news

XFest 2014 Opens at SIUE September 10-13

2014-08-27 14:55:05

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Cutting-edge theater and dance will characterize XFest 2014, a Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Theater and Dance show, presented Sept. 10-13 in conjunction with the Arts & Issues series.

This year?s fifth season of XFest will have such offerings, in the order of appearance, as Split Knuckle Theatre of Storrs, Conn., Manual Cinema of Chicago, Matt Smith of Seattle and The Seldoms also of Chicago.

Endurance will be performed Sept. 10 by the Split Knuckle Theatre. Split Knuckle is a critically acclaimed company that creates dynamic, physical, visually striking theatre from simple materials. Through imagination, text and movement, they create vast landscapes, vivid characters and epic stories. Company members trained at the London International School of Performing Arts in the methods of Jacques Lecoq.

Manual Cinema - Company Photo - Maren Celest

On Sept. 11, Manual Cinema will present Ada/Ava. Manual Cinema combines handmade shadow puppetry, cinematic motifs and live sound manipulation to create immersive theatrical stories. Using overhead projectors, paper puppets, actors in silhouette and a live band, Manual Cinema transforms the experience of attending the cinema and imbues it with liveliness, ingenuity and theatricality.

Matt Smith - Nuns - John Jeffcoat

XFest 2014 continues on Friday, Sept. 12 with Master monologist Matt Smith. An accomplished actor and playwright with 35 years of experience in the Seattle arts community, he will perform My Last Year With the Nuns. His improvisational work has been performed with several artistic groups and venues. Smith has appeared in several films, including starring in Whiteface (2001) and playing prominent supporting roles in independent features The Naked Proof (2003), Outsourced (2006) and The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle (2009). He was also the mailman in Sleepless in Seattle (1993).

XFest 2014 concludes on Saturday, Sept. 13 with a world premiere production, Power Goes, presented by The Seldoms. Power Goes is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by Chicago?s Museum of Contemporary Art in partnership with SIUE Xfest.

The Seldoms are a dance company that values making intelligent, visually rich dance theater that is driven by inquiry. Under the direction of choreographer Carrie Hanson, the center of The Seldoms? work is dance. However, the vision extends to the whole of action and environment on stage. The Seldoms was named ?best local dance company? for its ?timeliness of subject and singularity of vision? by New City in 2012.

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Shows and workshops will be presented in the Metcalf Theater and Dunham Hall Theater on the campus of SIUE.

For the Endurance presentation, tickets are: $25 general admission, $20 seniors (65 years and older), $15 students with a valid student ID and free admission to the first 50 SIUE students with a valid ID.

For all other XFest performances, ticket prices are $15 for adults (18 years and older) and $12 for all others such as seniors, non-SIUE students and children (17 years and younger). SIUE students are free with a valid I.D. to all three shows: ADA/AVA, My Last Year With the Nuns, and Power Goes.

For tickets or more information, call the Fine Arts box office at (618) 650-2774 or toll free at (888) 328-5168, extension 2774. The Fine Arts Box Office is located on the SIUE campus in Katherine Dunham Hall, room 1042B.

Also visit, XFest, Department of Theater and Dance and Arts & Issues.


Shown is a scene from Endurance.

Pictured is the cast of Manual Cinema.

Matt Smith will perform My Last Year With the Nuns.

Strident dance movements are captured in Power Goes.


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Rauner: Dept. of Agriculture 'full of cronyism'

2014-08-27 14:39:00

The GOP candidate for Illinois governor says if elected he'd work to overhaul the state Department of Agriculture.

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Racking (Milt Priggee)
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Terror Guide (David Fitzsimmons)
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post racial (David Fitzsimmons)
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Fracking (Milt Priggee)
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Another strike from Ike powers Pirates

2014-08-27 14:30:00
Part-time player launches second homer in as many days to extend Wainwright's search and give Pittsburgh a 3-1 win. Read Full Story ...

Police Brutality (Bob Englehart)
2014-08-27 14:23:28 CagleCartoons

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Missouri woman accused of posing for photo with corpse

2014-08-27 14:17:00
The man's body was found on a rural driveway.  Read Full Story ...

District counts 7,496 students
2014-08-27 14:15:00
The Edwardsville District 7 sixth-day enrollment figures, the traditional benchmark in Illinois which is used as part of the equation in calculating state funding, shows a total District 7 enrollment Read Full Story ...

Woman accused of posing for photo with corpse

2014-08-27 14:14:00

A 24-year-old southwest Missouri woman has been arrested on an accusation that she posed with the body of a dead man and posted them on her Facebook page.

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Oberweis: Government overreaching in regulations

2014-08-27 14:14:00

The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate says there are too many government regulations on the nation's food supply.

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Enterprise zone boundaries OK'd
2014-08-27 14:05:00
Glen Carbon officials moved an enterprise zone proposal forward by deciding what areas of the village are in and which are out. Read Full Story ...

2 daughters' views differ on 1970s Wyoming slaying

2014-08-27 14:04:00

A daughter of a 75-year-old Missouri woman sentenced to life in prison this week for killing her husband in Wyoming almost 40 years ago says she stands by mother.

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St. Mary's makes plans for Fall Fest
2014-08-27 14:00:00
Cool, crisp mornings and falling leaves aren?t in the immediate future. Read Full Story ...

1 pm news

Appeals court: Course syllabi not public records

2014-08-27 13:49:00

A federal appeals court has ruled that course syllabi are exempt from Missouri's open records law because they are the intellectual property of faculty members.

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Springfield student arrested with gun at school

2014-08-27 13:48:00

A Springfield high school student has been detained after he brought a loaded handgun to school.

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Federal suit says teen jailed 9 months on false confession

2014-08-27 13:45:00
Federal suit claims that sheriff's investigators coerced false confession from mentally disabled teen, despite evidence of his innocence. Read Full Story ...

Lawsuit blames St. Clair County sheriff's investigators for teen's false confession

2014-08-27 13:45:00
Federal suit claims detectives coerced a false confession from a mentally disabled teen despite evidence of his innocence. Read Full Story ...

Labor Day weekend gas prices cheapest since 2010

2014-08-27 13:42:00
Gas prices are the cheapest they've been around the Labor Day holiday weekend since 2010, according to analysts. Read Full Story ...

Fox district issues survey to gauge what public wants in new superintendent

2014-08-27 13:30:00
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Area mosquito battle taken to the streets
2014-08-27 13:15:00
It's been a tough stretch recently for those who like picnics and barbecues.  Read Full Story ...

Durbin rips Burger King for HQ move to Canada

2014-08-27 13:15:00
Illinois Democrat is a foe of so-called tax inversions, and was sharply critical of Walgreen when it contemplated a similar move. Read Full Story ...

Illinois Supreme Court reopens after renovations

2014-08-27 13:14:00

The Illinois Supreme Court building officially reopened Wednesday after 13 months of extensive renovation work.

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MSCC announces schedule for September

2014-08-27 13:10:00
The Main Street Community Center, located at 1003 N. Main Street, has been serving the greater Edwardsville area since 1974. The Center is committed to providing a broad range of group and individual Read Full Story ...

New 'Survivor' cast includes 'Amazing Race' team

2014-08-27 13:10:00
"Blood vs. Water" season also features return of Exile Island. Read Full Story ...

League of Women Voters plan event

2014-08-27 13:05:00
On Aug. 26, 1920, women in the U.S. were granted the right to vote when the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed. The amendment was first introduced in 1878.  Read Full Story ...

Ike strikes again for Pirates

2014-08-27 13:00:00
Davis' two-run homer off Wainwright helps stake Pittsburgh to 3-1 lead. Read Full Story ...

Wainwright retires Davis to keep Cards close

2014-08-27 13:00:00
Ace has been pitching around and ducking trouble throughout the game, which Pittsburgh leads, 3-1. Read Full Story ...

Another strike from Ike powers Pittsburgh

2014-08-27 13:00:00
Part-time player launches second homer in as many days to extend Wainwright's search and give Bucs a 3-1 win. Read Full Story ...

12 pm news

Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

2014-08-27 12:34:00

Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate says Republican Bruce Rauner's plan to roll back the temporary state income tax increase would "decimate" education in Illinois.

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"Fiddler On the Roof" scheduled

2014-08-27 12:20:00
STAGES St. Louis is pleased to announce the opening of the timeless Tony Award-winning musical "Fiddler On The Roof".  The treasured tale of family and tradition will play at the Robert G. Reim Theatr Read Full Story ...

"Dance Close Up" scheduled

2014-08-27 12:15:00
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Cahokia Mounds to host photo exhibit

2014-08-27 12:10:00
A new exhibit opening Saturday at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site will separate myth from fact in the colorful history of southern Illinois. Read Full Story ...

126 dogs, cats removed at Lebanon shelter

2014-08-27 12:09:36
The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility?s newly elected board of directors. Read Full Story ...

Teamsters vow to fight IDOT layoffs

2014-08-27 12:03:00

Lawyers representing 55 Illinois Department of Transportation workers laid off last week say the employees should be able to continue working for the agency in their staff assistant positions.

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Police: St. Charles County man asked witness to throw away subpoena

2014-08-27 12:03:00
ST. CHARLES COUNTY ?  A man charged earlier this year with domestic assault is now facing additional charges after he allegedly offered a witness in the case $1,000 to throw away his subpoena,… Read Full Story ...

LCCC's green commitments pave way for partnerships

2014-08-27 12:00:00
Lewis and Clark Community College is dedicated to reaching the goal of campus carbon neutrality by 2058. The college has recently forged some new green partnerships as a way to advance its commitment Read Full Story ...

11 am news

Oakwood Hills village hall to reopen after threats

2014-08-27 11:58:00

Oakwood Hills officials have announced the village hall will reopen after it was closed for nearly a month due to threats made at a zoning board hearing.

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Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome

2014-08-27 11:48:00

The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.

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Former St. Louis police chief gets spot in Nixon's cabinet, heading public safety

2014-08-27 11:45:00
Dan Isom will replace Jerry Lee as director of public safety. Read Full Story ...

Humane Society of Missouri removes 126 dogs, cats from southwest Missouri

2014-08-27 11:18:00
LEBANON, Mo.   ?   The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility's newly elected board of directors. Read Full Story ...

Ferguson Collateral Damage (John Darkow)
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US Senate candidates disagree over debate schedule

2014-08-27 11:14:00

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis is pushing U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to participate in more debates by releasing emails detailing campaign negotiations over venues.

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Grichuk draws start vs. lefty Locke

2014-08-27 11:06:00
Taveras sits, and Descalso starts for Wong today against Pirates. Read Full Story ...

McCutchen returns to Pirates lineup

2014-08-27 11:06:00
Taveras sits, and Descalso starts for Wong today against Pirates. Read Full Story ...

After exchange of homers, Bucs lead, 2-1

2014-08-27 11:06:00
Davis again puts the Bucs ahead with a homer, and Holliday answers to make it 2-1 through 2 1/2 innings at PNC Read Full Story ...

Missouri governor names new public safety director

2014-08-27 11:04:14
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a new state public safety director, nearly three weeks after the police shooting of Michael Brown led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb. Read Full Story ...

Camping World adding Wentzville store

2014-08-27 11:04:00
Camping World's existing Missouri stores are in Columbia, Grain Valley and Springfield.  Read Full Story ...

10 am news

Still unclear how mortar shell ended up at plant

2014-08-27 10:49:00

Investigators are still trying to determine how a live mortar shell ended up at a recycling plant in southwestern Illinois where it exploded and killed two people this week.

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St. Louis man dies in boating accident

2014-08-27 10:38:00

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 56-year-old St. Louis man died in a boating accident on Lake Taneycomo near Branson.

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Suspect in 3 killings on reservation due in court

2014-08-27 10:28:00

A man accused in a triple murder on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation is due in court Wednesday for a mental health competency hearing.

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Woman pleads guilty to theater embezzlement

2014-08-27 10:24:00

A Branson woman has admitted that she embezzled thousands of dollars from the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre, where she worked from 1992 to 2009.

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Two churches broken into, robbed in Jennings

2014-08-27 10:18:24
Two churches that share a building were broken into and robbed Wednesday in Jennings, Missouri. Read Full Story ...

Watch: 'Daily Show' deals with Ferguson

2014-08-27 10:17:00
Back from a break, Jon Stewart weighs in. Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Candidates for gov, US Senate to speak in ag forum

2014-08-27 09:54:00

Illinois' candidates for governor and U.S. Senate are expected to outline their views on agricultural issues at a forum later in the day.

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Breakfast with Bernie: Cards anxious for return of Yadi, Wacha

2014-08-27 09:45:00
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Wrong way driver, truck collide near Granite City

2014-08-27 09:34:38
Authorities are investigating after a wrong way driver collided with a pickup truck in Granite City early Wednesday morning. Read Full Story ...

2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss

2014-08-27 09:33:00

Two Chicago men are suing a taxi company after they say a driver kicked them out of a cab for a short kiss.

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8 am news

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Man wins a second sizeable Lottery prize

2014-08-27 08:44:00

Lottery luck has struck twice for an eastern Missouri man.

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Hazelwood West man named Missouri teacher of year

2014-08-27 08:42:11
A high school journalism teacher in suburban St. Louis has been selected as Missouri?s teacher of the year. Read Full Story ...

Chicago honors Little League champions with parade

2014-08-27 08:38:00

Chicago is honoring its Little League national champions with a parade, allowing fans and residents to savor the feel-good moment a little longer.

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St. Louis man dies after boat hits tree, capsizes near Branson

2014-08-27 08:28:04
A St. Louis man died after a boat accident on Lake Taneycomo in Missouri on Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights' in wake of Ferguson shooting

2014-08-27 08:28:00
The statement also said the United States should "mind its own business, instead of interfering" in other countries' internal politics.  Read Full Story ...

7 am news

Rhode Island man dies after Missouri boat crash

2014-08-27 07:51:48
The owner of a Rhode Island-based powerboat company has died after a high-speed boat crash in Missouri last weekend. Read Full Story ...

Man charged in Kansas City-area robberies

2014-08-27 07:48:00

Federal prosecutors say a 23-year-old Kansas City man is charged with committing several robberies of Craigslist users, including on that ended with a couple being shot.

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Are Missouri's Medicaid enrollment problems getting worse?

2014-08-27 07:30:00
Still difficult to process recipients for Medicaid, food stamps. Read Full Story ...

Southern Illinois woman gets 75 years for father's murder

2014-08-27 07:30:00
The daughter invited her father and his girlfriend to play cards at her house, where they were shot.   Read Full Story ...

Gunman wearing wig, dress robs Walgreen's in Kirkwood

2014-08-27 07:29:00
One store employee was hurt in a scuffle. Read Full Story ...

Gunman wearing wig, dress robs Walgreens in Kirkwood

2014-08-27 07:29:00
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King's daughter: Legacy on the line

2014-08-27 07:23:00

The youngest child of Martin Luther King Jr. says her father's legacy is on the line in the wake of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Mo. Department of Insurance to meet with business owners in Ferguson

2014-08-27 07:21:51
The Missouri Department of Insurance will be in Ferguson Wednesday helping business owners file claims after more than two weeks of rioting and looting in the area. Read Full Story ...

Increase in water main breaks throughout St. Louis area

2014-08-27 07:03:47
August?s steamy weather has ushered in a rise in water main breaks throughout the areas in the last several days. Read Full Story ...

6 am news

St. Louis man drowns after boat capsizes on Lake Taneycomo

2014-08-27 06:56:00
Gary A. Bernhardt, 56, was a passenger in a boat that drifted and hit a tree in the water. Read Full Story ...

Two men killed after separate boat crashes on Missouri lakes

2014-08-27 06:56:00
Gary A. Bernhardt of St. Louis drowned at Lake Taneycomo. A man from Rhode Island was fatally injured in a catamaran crash at Lake of the Ozarks. Read Full Story ...

Two men die after separate boat crashes on Missouri lakes

2014-08-27 06:56:00
Gary A. Bernhardt of St. Louis died at Lake Taneycomo. A man from Rhode Island was fatally injured in a catamaran crash at Lake of the Ozarks. Read Full Story ...

Isis and Assad (Arend Van Dam)
2014-08-27 06:47:04 CagleCartoons

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Firefighters called to early morning flames in Shiloh

2014-08-27 06:34:06
Firefighters were called to a blaze at a duplex early Wednesday morning in Shiloh, Illinois. Read Full Story ...

EXCHANGE: Golf has ageless wonder in Rockford

2014-08-27 06:23:00

Lowell Parrish peaked at age 68, when he shot his age for the first time and was a scratch golfer.

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Kirkwood store robbed by man dressed as woman

2014-08-27 06:14:16
Three people are in custody after a man dressed a female robbed a Kirkwood, Missouri store using a handgun. Read Full Story ...

Man pleads guilty in death of Illinois officer

2014-08-27 06:13:00

A South Carolina man has pleaded guilty in a vehicle crash that killed an on-duty Pontiac officer and his police dog last year.

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Man escapes with Kansas City police cruiser

2014-08-27 06:13:00

Law enforcement authorities are looking for a man who stole a Kansas City police cruiser, which was later found abandoned in northwest Missouri.

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SC man pleads guilty in drunken-driving death of Illinois officer, police dog

2014-08-27 06:11:00
The driver faces 14 years in prison when he is sentenced in October.  Read Full Story ...

Rockford senior facilities adding modern amenities

2014-08-27 06:08:00

Two senior living facilities in Rockford will undergo renovations totaling $20 million to modernize and expand.

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McGraw Live: Cat Neville & Delia Ephron

2014-08-27 06:00:00
We team with McGraw Milhaven to bring you the hottest topics of the day, live. Watch now! Read Full Story ...

5 am news

Jurors will be brought in for homicide trial

2014-08-27 05:59:00

A jury will be brought in from outside Greene County to hear the trial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old Springfield girl.

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St. Louis County police to reduce officers in Ferguson

2014-08-27 05:51:45
St. Louis County police will begin scaling back their manpower in and around Ferguson as the unrest in the area starts to calm. Read Full Story ...

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2014-08-27 05:44:27 CagleCartoons

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Illinois woman gets 75 years for father's murder

2014-08-27 05:24:00

A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for soliciting and aiding in the 2011 murder of her father.

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One Direction set to take over St. Louis Wednesday night

2014-08-27 05:19:12
Road closures will start around 7 a.m. Wednesday and some will last until 7 a.m. Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Girl, 9, accidentally kills gun instructor with Uzi in Arizona

2014-08-27 05:15:00
DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. ? A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. Read Full Story ...

Chicago man charged with battery of 80-year-old

2014-08-27 05:03:00

Cook County authorities have charged a Chicago man with hitting his 80-year-old neighbor with a board during an argument over fishing tackle and $8.

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Putin welcome (Arend Van Dam)
2014-08-27 04:53:20 CagleCartoons

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Woman pleads guilty in newborn's death in Michigan

2014-08-27 04:38:00

A suburban Chicago woman accused of killing her newborn at a northern Michigan campground has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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More salons burglarized in Kansas City area

2014-08-27 04:04:00

A burglar who's been breaking into Great Clips hair salons in the Kansas City metro area appears to have struck again.

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Prosecutor says man should be tried for murder

2014-08-27 04:04:00

Kane County prosecutors say an Aurora man should be tried after an appellate court vacated his guilty plea and sentence for a 2005 murder.

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Group seeks clemency for nonviolent in Ferguson

2014-08-27 04:04:00

Law professors at Saint Louis University are asking the Ferguson mayor to grant clemency to thousands of nonviolent offenders, in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

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UMSL reports record enrollment

2014-08-27 04:04:00

The University of Missouri-St. Louis has set an enrollment record.

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Belated summer heat to linger in St. Louis

2014-08-27 04:00:00
Until last Thursday, St. Louis had recorded only three days at or hotter than 95 all summer. Read Full Story ...

3 am news

Illinois health centers receive $1.7M for projects

2014-08-27 03:48:00

Seven health centers in the Chicago area are receiving a total of $1.7 million in funding for construction and renovation projects.

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State Police open new forensics lab in Belleville

2014-08-27 03:34:00

The Illinois State Police has a new forensics laboratory to help solve crimes.

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Man accused of stalking judge gets 5-year sentence

2014-08-27 03:23:00

A suburban Chicago man accused of stalking a DuPage County circuit judge has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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Midwest states share bat-disease funding

2014-08-27 03:19:00

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Illinois and seven other Midwestern states will share more than $280,000 in federal money intended to help combat white-nose syndrome among bats.

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Simon touts Bloomington Internet program

2014-08-27 03:03:00

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is welcoming Illinois students ? who could graduate from college in 2025 ? back to school and is highlighting a program providing Internet access to low-income…

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2 am news

Judge OKs charter amendment on Olivette ballot

2014-08-27 02:59:00

A St. Louis County judge has ruled in favor of Olivette residents who want a more direct say in city officials' use of public land.

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Ex-Springfield officer agrees to guilty plea

2014-08-27 02:53:00

A former Springfield police officer charged with a misdemeanor for shooting an unarmed man in the back has offered to plead guilty.

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1 am news

Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

2014-08-27 01:19:00

The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.

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12 am news

In wake of Ferguson, police try to build trust

2014-08-27 00:49:00

In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust ? holding public meetings, fielding…

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Authorities say gas leak caused Missouri explosion

2014-08-27 00:38:00

Police say a natural gas leak sparked an explosion that leveled an Independence home.

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Big guns get big fan welcome for championship at Central West End chess club

2014-08-27 00:15:00
Competition in the Sinquefeld Cup begins at 2 p.m. today. Six of the world's top 10 players are competing. Read Full Story ...

Cards lose poker game to Pirates

2014-08-27 00:15:00
Ike Davis hits a three-run homer as Choate stays in bullpen. Read Full Story ...

Regulating ride-share companies remains largely local affair in region

2014-08-27 00:15:00
ST. LOUIS ? Chicago will roll out regulations next week governing ride-sharing services such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed a measure seeking a statewide approach. Read Full Story ...

Daughter of MLK seeks nonviolent Ferguson response

2014-08-27 00:15:00
Bernice King shares concerns with students at Riverview Gardens about the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: A perspective from Japan opens our discussion on race

2014-08-27 00:00:00
Let?s have a frank talk about race. Everybody says we should. I?ll go first. Read Full Story ...

Transit drivers' union turns up heat on Metro

2014-08-27 00:00:00
Union says it was prevented from handing out leaflets; Metro says members have not offered a viable solution to impasse.  Read Full Story ...

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