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Update: Missing Elderly Man Found Safe

Update: Missing Elderly Man Found Safe

Wood River, IL (KTRS)  Police report on Wednesday morning that 80-year-old James Crews has been found safe. Earlier Story: Wood River, IL  (KTRS)  An Endangered Person Advisory is in effect for a missing elderly man from the metro-east. Police say 80-year-old James Crews of Wood River hasn’t been seen since around 9 p.m. Tuesday. He has…

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First Heat Related Death Reported In St. Louis Area

First Heat Related Death Reported In St. Louis Area

St. Louis County, MO (KTRS)  St. Louis County officials are reporting the first heat related death of the year. Authorities say a 70-year-old Green Park woman died from heat-related issues when her home’s air-conditioning stopped working. The county’s medical examiner’s office reports the woman was found dead last Thursday by a family member. Suzanee McCune,…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Hearing Set For California Parents Accused Of Shackling Kids

Hearing Set For California Parents Accused Of Shackling Kids

By AMY TAXIN and MICHAEL BALSAMO , Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors were expected to begin making their case Wednesday against a Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling their children in a case that drew worldwide headlines when the parents were arrested last winter. David and Louise Turpin are scheduled to…

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Trump, GOP Leaders Strain For Migrant-Kids Solution

Trump, GOP Leaders Strain For Migrant-Kids Solution

By LISA MASCARO and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched anxiously Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted —…

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SPORTS NEWS

Mickelson apologizes 4 days after hitting moving ball

Mickelson apologizes 4 days after hitting moving ball

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open, saying his frustration got the best of him. The apology came Wednesday in a statement released by his representatives. “I know this should’ve come sooner, but it’s taken…

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Jontay Porter Returns to Mizzou for Sophomore Season

Jontay Porter Returns to Mizzou for Sophomore Season

By: Sammy Stava @StavaOnSTL It’s official. After testing the waters at the NBA Draft Combine May 16-20, Jontay Porter has decided to withdraw from the 2018 NBA Draft and return to Missouri for his sophomore  Tseason.oday was the last day for underclassmen in college basketball to do so. Periscope with @bwiese16, @luisminolla17 and @emacaluso94, talking…

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