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Global Company Expanding In St. Louis Area

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  More jobs are coming to the St. Louis area as part of a global manufacturing company’s expansion. Governor Jay Nixon join...
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Wentzville Mayor Appoints Acting Police Chief

Wentzville, MO (KTRS)  The Wentzville Police Department has a leader in place during the search for a new police chief. Mayor Nick Guccione has appoi...
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St. Louis Health Director Retiring

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  St. Louis’ Health Director will be leaving her post on Friday. Pam Walker is retiring after serving in this position for ...
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Convicted Murderer Escapes From Illinois Jail

Kankakee, IL (Associated Press) A man hunt is underway after a convicted murderer awaiting sentencing escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois. The Kan...
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Missouri House panel sends medical marijuana bill forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Republican support for a medical marijuana law is moving a proposal forward to the full Missouri House. A House panel...
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Man accused in Ferguson police shooting denied lower bond

Clayton, MO ( KTRS ) A judge has refused to reduce the bond of a man accused of shooting two police officers during a rally in Ferguson. Jeffrey Willi...
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Monsanto donates $4M to effort to save monarch butterflies

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. says it will commit $4 million to help stem the decline of monarch butterflies. The St. Louis-b...
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Man, 20, charged with misdemeanor in St. Louis train attack

St. Louis, MO ( KTRS ) A 20-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a St. Louis light-rail passenger who says he was attacked after being asked ...
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Rauner schedules special election to replace Schock

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has called for a special election to fill the vacancy caused by former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schoc...
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Missouri court rules against man claiming anxiety hurt trial

Jefferson City, MO ( KTRS ) The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled against a man who appealed his death sentence for killing an elderly couple while bur...