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.
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 July 29, 2018, the St.
St. Louis Blues vs. Colorado Avalanche
Denver; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -159, Blues +132; over/under is 5.5
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.
1917 — The Chicago White Sox won the World Series when the New York Giants left home plate uncovered and Eddie Collins dashed home with third baseman Heinie Zimmerman chasing him in helpless pursuit.
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.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police in St. Louis were looking for a driver who hit and killed a woman Wednesday morning on a north city street, then sped away from the scene.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — New health data dashboards unveiled this week offer detailed information about health inequities in Missouri, including information from specific ZIP codes across the state.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 3-year-old boy who was beaten to death last week died about a month after being returned to the care of a man accused of prior child abuse involving the boy and his siblings, police and St.
The St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri, warning that a winter shutdown could be devastating to St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 14-year-old who was critically wounded in a 2016 St. Louis police shooting was unarmed and waiting to discuss a video-game trade with a friend when two officers searching for a stolen car began to chase him and opened fire, according to a lawsuit.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis authorities say a coordinated social media effort resulted in hundreds of cruising cars on city streets Saturday night, causing traffic snarls and forcing police to divert their attention from other calls.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors in St. Louis declined to file murder charges in two separate 2020 killings.
Police said Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's office decided that self-defense issues kept it from filing murder charges in connection with the deaths of 24-year-old Tobias Courtney and 61-year-old Crystal Strong who died July 26, 2020.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The longtime chief executive officer for Ameren Corp. will become executive chairman, and another veteran of the utility will become CEO, the company announced Monday.
Marty Lyons will replace Warner Baxter as president and CEO starting Jan.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gun violence is killing an increasing number of American children, from toddlers caught in crossfires to teenagers gunned down in turf wars, drug squabbles or for posting the wrong thing on social media.
1906 — Ed Walsh of the Chicago White Sox pitched a two-hitter over the Chicago Cubs for a 3-0 win and a 2-1 lead in the World Series.
1913 — Eddie Plank tossed a two-hitter against the New York Giants to give the Philadelphia Athletics a 3-1 victory and the World Series in five games.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis man was convicted of fatally shooting four people, including a music producer who had worked with him on rap songs and a 10-year-old, while robbing them of electronics and designer clothing.
FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after human remains were found in a creek in the St. Louis area.
St. Louis County Police Sgt. Tracy Panus said in a news release that the discovery was made around 1:30 p.m.
1904 — Boston clinched the pennant on the last day of the season when Jack Chesbro of the New York Highlanders threw a wild pitch in the ninth to allow the winning run to score from third.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — No details are being released to elected officials or the public about an internal investigation into a suburban St. Louis health official who made an obscene gesture at anti-mask protesters this summer.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in south St. Louis, police there said.
The crash happened Thursday morning between the Benton Park and McKinley Heights neighborhoods, police said.
1910 — Nap Lajoie, in a batting race with Ty Cobb, had eight hits for Cleveland in a season-ending doubleheader with the Browns. The hits were tainted, however, with St. Louis third baseman Red Corriden playing back as Lajoie bunted safely six times.
It took the biggest winning streak in franchise history to get the St. Louis Cardinals into the playoffs.
It took one swing of the bat to end their season.
Now, after the Dodgers' Chris Taylor hit a walk-off homer in the ninth inning of the NL wild-card game, Los Angeles is headed into the divisional round of the playoffs and the Cardinals are headed into the offseason.
1916 — The Boston Red Sox won the World Series in five games with a 4-1 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers. Ernie Shore pitched a three-hitter for Boston.
1920 — Cleveland’s Stan Coveleski won his third game in the World Series as the Indians beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 3-0 and won the championship, five games to two.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a St. Louis woman in connection with a fire that destroyed a downtown St. Louis convenience store during a protest that followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man who was running across busy lanes of Interstate 55 in south St. Louis died after being hit by a vehicle, police said.
Police said the incident happened around 7 p.m. Tuesday in the northbound lanes of I-55 in the city’s Carondelet neighborhood.
St. Louis Cardinals (90-72, second in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (0-0, 3.05 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 174 strikeouts) Dodgers: Max Scherzer (0-0, 2.46 ERA, .86 WHIP, 236 strikeouts)
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday declined to grant clemency to death row inmate Ernest Johnson, despite requests for mercy from the pope, two federal lawmakers and thousands of petition signers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball drew 45.3 million fans this year as fans gradually were allowed to return, down from 68.5 million over 2019 in the last season before the coronavirus pandemic.
Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, a conservative Missouri Republican whose comment that women's bodies have a way of avoiding pregnancies in cases of “legitimate rape” sunk his bid for the U.S.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis pitcher Adam Wainwright is guaranteed $17.5 million under his 2022 contract with the Cardinals, more than double his $8 million salary this year.
The 40-year-old also has a full no-trade provision in the deal announced Friday, not that it makes any difference.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Shildt is ready. He hopes his St. Louis players are, too.
The Cardinals dropped a rain-shortened season finale, then turned their attention toward the NL wild-card game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police are investigating after an 18-year-old man was fatally shot less than a mile from his home Saturday evening.
Police said officers found Richard Walters on a porch in the 4440 block of Red Bud Avenue around 8:30 p.m.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The relentless toll of the pandemic has worsened the ongoing nursing shortage at St. Louis area hospitals.
Chicago Cubs (70-91, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (90-71, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Sunday, 3:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Alec Mills (6-7, 4.77 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 86 strikeouts) Cardinals: Jake Woodford (3-3, 3.88 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 46 strikeouts)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ian Happ drove a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning to sour what could be Jon Lester’s final career start, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 Saturday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say a boy believed to be between 12 and 14 years old was involved in a carjacking — the second time in two weeks that a child has assisted in the armed theft of a vehicle.
Police say an 11-year-old boy pistol-whipped a man last week while stealing a vehicle with his mother.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (AP) — One Johnson County, Kansas, community has already adopted a ban on conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth, and another is considering doing so.
The Kansas City Star reports that the Prairie Village City Council will discuss the ban at a meeting Monday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An investigation is underway after the body of a man was found floating in the Mississippi River south of St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A downtown St. Louis nightclub that has been at the center of several shooting investigations is being shut down and boarded up for a year.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and the playoff-bound St. Louis Cardinals won for the 19th time in their last 20 games, 4-3 over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Longtime St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright will return next season, the club announced five days ahead of his next big start for the Cardinals.
The 40-year-old Wainwright and the Cardinals reached agreement on a one-year contract for 2022, the team said before Friday night's game against the Chicago Cubs.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A deputy with the St. Louis Sheriff’s Department has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a man who police said carjacked a pickup truck and tried to run down the truck's occupants.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man on Missouri’s death row for a 2002 botched bank robbery that left a security guard dead has died in federal prison.
Robert Bolden Sr., 58, died Sunday behind bars, the St.
Chicago Cubs (69-90, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (89-70, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Zach Davies (6-12, 5.78 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, 114 strikeouts) Cardinals: Dakota Hudson (1-0, 4.91 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 2 strikeouts)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Dylan Carlson hit two go-ahead home runs, one from each side of the plate, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Thursday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt named Adam Wainwright as the starter in the NL wild-card game next week against either the Los Angeles Dodgers or San Francisco Giants.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis police officer who has twice faced trial on federal charges in the 2017 beating of a Black undercover police officer has agreed to a plea deal in the case, his lawyer said.
1941 — Brooklyn catcher Mickey Owen dropped a third strike on Tommy Henrich of what would have been the last out of a Dodgers victory against the New York Yankees. Given the second chance, the Yankees scored four runs for a 7-4 victory and a 3-1 lead in the World Series, which they ended up winning.