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Suspect In Fatal Police Shooting Won’t Face Death Penalty

Suspect In Fatal Police Shooting Won’t Face Death Penalty

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A man accused of killing a St. Louis County police officer in 2016 will not face the death penalty. A judge on Friday set the first-degree murder trial for 19-year-old Trenton Forster for Feb. 4, 2019. Forster is accused in the shooting death of 33-year-old officer Blake Snyder. Prosecutor Robert McCulloch…

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St. Louis Police: Officers Fired On For Second Time In Three Days

St. Louis Police: Officers Fired On For Second Time In Three Days

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police officers in St. Louis have come under gunfire for the second time in three days. The Post-Dispatch reports that officers exchanged gunfire with someone inside a car who had been firing an assault rifle at a pickup truck Friday afternoon. Police say that immediately after that shooting, the car turned…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Snow Exits South, Marches Toward Northeast

Snow Exits South, Marches Toward Northeast

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially icy roads and utility crews trying to restore heat and light to thousands. Forecasters were warning that…

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Snow Slows Or Shuts Down Much Of Normally Sunny Deep South

Snow Slows Or Shuts Down Much Of Normally Sunny Deep South

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — An unusually heavy December snowfall across much of the Deep South tapered off Saturday, icy road conditions were still a threat and thousands remained without electricity throughout the region. Forecasters warned that moisture on the roadways could freeze overnight and cause black ice to form. The National…

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SPORTS NEWS

Heupel Bolts Mizzou, Takes UCF Job

Heupel Bolts Mizzou, Takes UCF Job

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — UCF didn’t take long to hire someone to lead its rejuvenated football program. The university announced Tuesday that Josh Heupel will be the Knights’ next football coach. The move comes about 72 hours after Scott Frost announced Saturday he was leaving UCF to become the coach at Nebraska. “Coach Frost did…

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Schenn Scores in OT, Blues Top Canucks 4-3

Schenn Scores in OT, Blues Top Canucks 4-3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brayden Schenn continues to make quite an impression on his new teammates. Schenn scored at 2:41 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Acquired from Philadelphia in a trade at June’s NHL draft, the center now has five goals…

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