ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tommy Edman drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double, Wade LeBlanc pitched 5 2/3 strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Friday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Washington Nationals completed their final trade of a dizzying sell-off, sending veteran left-hander Jon Lester to the St. Louis Cardinals at Friday's deadline.
Lester becomes the second experienced lefty to join St.
Berkeley, Mo. (AP) — Civil rights advocates, religious leaders and others on Friday said they were outraged by St. Louis County Health Director Faisal Khan's claims that he was assaulted and bombarded with racial slurs after defending a new mask mandate.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ and cash from the Minnesota Twins for right-handed pitcher John Gant and a minor-leaguer on Friday, a deal finalized in the last hour before the trade deadline.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County Police Chief Mary Barton, who has been criticized for her handling of racial discrimination complaints, announced Friday that she will retire.
Barton, who was appointed chief in April 2020, said she would step down after a leave of absence scheduled to begin Sunday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September has been the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A settlement has been reached to end a lawsuit brought by a civil liberties group over St. Louis police actions taken during downtown protests in 2017.
A consent judgment announced Wednesday would end the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of protesters against the city, the St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis health director said he was called racial slurs and physically assaulted after defending a new mask mandate to combat COVID-19.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County's top elected official insisted Wednesday that a mask mandate remained in place even though the county commission voted to overturn it. Across the state, meanwhile, Kansas City issued its own order in an effort to stem a rise in COVID-19 cases that is straining hospitals, leading to an immediate threat of a lawsuit.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another disturbance has been reported at the troubled St. Louis city jail, where inmates have escaped their cells several times in recent months.
Mayoral spokesman Nicke Dunne said corrections officers were able to promptly end the disturbance on Tuesday at the City Justice Center, The St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man was killed and a 17-year-old wounded in separate shootings in St. Louis’ North Pointe neighborhood, police there said.
The shootings happened Tuesday night, with police saying the first occurred around 6:30 p.m.
A Springfield hospital announced Tuesday that it expanded its morgue capacity amid an increase in COVID-19 deaths, while the Kansas City mayor announced he would reinstate a mask mandate for indoor spaces.
Isaac Bruce would love to see “The Greatest Show on Turf” playing with today’s NFL rules. No head-hunting safeties. No handsy cornerbacks. No limits to what the St. Louis Rams’ offense could do.
“We’d probably have to call off the dogs,” Bruce said.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man reached a plea deal Tuesday after a jury had been picked to hear his trial in a 2016 double murder.
Kelvin D. Ford III, 31, was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of second-degree murder, three counts of armed criminal action and one count of first-degree assault for killing two people and wounding a third, The St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has sentenced a St. Louis man to a maximum 10 years in prison for the beating death of a homeless man last year, rejecting a plea deal with prosecutors that would have given him an eight-year sentence.
The attorney general in Missouri has sued in an effort to halt a mask mandate that took effect Monday in the St. Louis area amid a rise in COVID-19 cases that are burdening a growing number of hospitals around the state.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of inmates facing federal charges have been transferred from the St. Louis area to jails in Indiana and Kentucky, leaving relatives desperately trying to reconnect.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The new mask mandate in the city and county of St. Louis that takes effect this week is being criticized by several state and local elected officials.
Starting Monday, masks will be mandatory in indoor public places and on public transportation for everyone age 5 or older, even for those who are vaccinated, officials said in a news release on Friday.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — The city of East St. Louis violated labor standards for not tracking or paying police overtime hours, according to a U.S. Department of Labor investigation.
According to a recent news release, the city's police department had employees sign a document agreeing to forgo pay for working overtime because it didn't have the funds to pay them.
BEL-RIDGE, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old Missouri man was killed Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Bel-Ridge.
Police said late Saturday that the Major Case Squad had been called to investigate the homicide although few details were released.
CRAWFORD COUNTY, Mo. (AP) — Three people from Wisconsin died in a four-vehicle crash in eastern Missouri on Friday.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash happened on Interstate 44 about 90 miles southwest of St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis high school basketball star who played briefly for Notre Dame and Missouri in college was shot and killed in north St. Louis County, police said.
Cameron Biedscheid, 27, was killed Friday on the block where he lived.
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis city and county officials say they will require masks in some public places starting Monday, citing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases spurred by the delta variant.
Masks will be mandatory in indoor public places and on public transportation for everyone age 5 or older, even for those who are vaccinated, officials said in a news release on Friday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An Illinois meat processor is planning to relocate to midtown St. Louis, bringing nearly 500 jobs to the area.
Deli Star Corp., of Fayetteville, Illinois, is in the midst of renovating more than 100,000 square feet of space at the the Villa Lighting Building in St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ian Happ said he was being “selectively aggressive" with the game on the line.
The Chicago outfielder triggered a six-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 in a matchup of NL Central rivals.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis area is facing a third wave of COVID-19 that could cause more deaths and serious cases if residents don't get vaccinated and return to wearing masks in public, the head of the region's pandemic task force said Tuesday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three St. Louis murder cases have been dismissed in the past week.
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's office on Monday dropped the case against 19-year-old Terrion L. Phillips, whose trial in the fatal shooting of a man washing his truck at a park in 2019 had been scheduled for this week, the St.
Chicago Cubs (46-48, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (47-47, third in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Tuesday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Trevor Williams (3-2, 5.51 ERA, 1.63 WHIP, 52 strikeouts) Cardinals: TBD
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dylan Carlson homered and drove in four runs, Jake Woodford pitched 5 2/3 strong innings in his first start of the season, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Monday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police say a man found shot to death on a sidewalk was killed by the man he was trying to rob.
The shooting happened around 11:45 p.m. Sunday, near downtown. Officers called to the scene found a man on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the torso.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harrison Bader put St. Louis ahead with a checked-swing single off the glove of Giants first basemen LaMonte Wade Jr. in the seventh inning, and the Cardinals went on to a 2-1 victory over San Francisco on Sunday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police are investigating after a 14-year-old girl was shot in the leg.
St. Louis Police said the girl was walking in north St. Louis when she heard several gunshots and felt pain in her leg.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kwang Hyun Kim didn't necessarily need a translator. His smile said it all.
The St. Louis left-hander tossed six shutout innings, Tyler O’Neill and Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Cardinals beat San Francisco 3-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Giants' five-game winning streak.
San Francisco Giants (58-32, first in the NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (44-47, fourth in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Anthony DeSclafani (10-3, 2.68 ERA, .99 WHIP, 99 strikeouts) Cardinals: Kwang Hyun Kim (4-5, 3.11 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 59 strikeouts)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a pair of home runs, Logan Webb pitched four strong innings as a spot starter, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.
Webb was a last-minute starter for the Giants after Kevin Gausman was placed on the Family Medical Emergency List.
LAKE SAINT LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — A 47-year-old St. Louis-area man was charged Friday with first-degree assault and other felonies after being wounded in a shootout with police in a lake community.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri candidates for U.S. Senate have started racking in money to fuel what likely will be an expensive race for retiring Sen. Roy Blunt’s seat.
Missouri’s Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt, a top contender, said he raised about $1.3 million since he officially entered the race in late March.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis police officer has been sentenced to three years of probation for her role in the beating of a Black, undercover police officer during a 2017 protest.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old son.
Dewight D. Williams, 25, was also charged Monday with child abuse resulting in death and child endangerment after his son, Jeremiah Williams, died on Feb.
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Political leaders in St. Louis and St. Louis County have stepped up their efforts to get people vaccinated amid growing concern that the delta variant of COVID-19 ravaging some rural areas of Missouri is making its way to the state's most populated region.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — One person died and several others were injured in a spate of four shootings that happened within an hour in St. Louis overnight, police said.
Two people were brought to a hospital after being shot around 12:15 a.m.
The COVID-19 curve in the U.S. is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three weeks, driven by the fast-spreading delta variant, lagging vaccination rates and Fourth of July gatherings.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis police officer was sentenced Tuesday to more than four years in prison for his role in the beating of a Black, undercover police officer during a protest.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police in St. Louis are searching for suspects in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy outside an apartment complex on the north end of the city.
The shooting happened Sunday afternoon near Preservation Square apartments, killing 15-year-old Kyle Faulkner, police said.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are investigating the deaths of two people found shot to death inside a car over the weekend.
Officers were flagged down by firefighters early Saturday morning in the Downtown West neighborhood, where the bodies were found, police said.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 19-year-old St. Louis woman was killed early Monday in a hit-and-run crash while riding a bicycle on Interstate 170, police said.
Sha’leah Hamblin was riding a bike in a northbound lane of I-170 around 12:20 a.m.
KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) — A man died in a hospital after he was shot Saturday evening in a parking lot outside a warehouse in a St. Louis suburb.
St. Louis County police said officers found a man with at least one gunshot wound outside a Schnucks warehouse in Kinloch around 7:30 p.m.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two men were shot and killed in north St. Louis Saturday night.
St. Louis police said officers found the two men with gunshot wounds on a sidewalk shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday in the city's O'Fallon neighborhood.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 27-year-old St. Louis man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a woman found badly injured on a stretch of railroad tracks, police said Saturday.
Anthony Newberry was also charged with kidnapping and robbery related to Lynette Lecates’ death, the St.
ST. ANN, Mo. (AP) — Federal agents on Saturday joined the search for three men who escaped a suburban St. Louis jail Friday.
The U.S. Marshals Service is looking for 38-year-old Walter Wilson, 47-year-old Jason William Woolbright and 31-year-old Joshua Brown, the St.