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Missouri sets May execution date

Kimber Edwards shot and killed his ex-wife in August of 2000. Missouri will execute him for the crime this spring. The Supreme Court set his execution...
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Police Departments agree to limit use of tear gas

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Three Missouri police agencies will restrict their use of tear gas and other chemical agents on crowds as part of a lawsuit set...
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Sen. Marco Rubio calls for change to gun restrictions in Washington DC

WASHINGTON (AP) – A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation’s ...
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St. Louis area grew in 2014, but not by much

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis region grew in 2014, but not by much. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the region of 2.8 million resident...
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Illinois lawmaker proposes restriction on commencement speakers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A proposal in the Illinois House would bar public universities from paying commencement speakers with public funds. The...
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Lightning may be responsible for nightclub fire

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Lightning is being investigated as a possible cause of a fire that burned a St. Louis nightclub. The fire broke out Tuesday nig...
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Police: Two St. Louis homes could be booby trapped

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Police are working to clear two homes in north St. Louis that they believe are booby-trapped. The homes are owned by Davi...
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Police believe man killed in shooting was targeted

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – St. Louis County police say a 41-year-old man shot to death outside his home was apparently targeted. Abusalam Heggs was kil...
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Ferguson shooting suspect: says he didn’t fire the weapon

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The attorney for a man accused of shooting and wounding two police officers during a demonstration in Ferguson says his client had ...
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Layoffs coming to Granite City steel plant

(KTRS) – More than 2,000 employees at the US Steel plant in Granite City are getting laid off. The company did not say how long the layoffs may ...