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St. Charles Wrestles With Closing Time For Bars

St. Charles Wrestles With Closing Time For Bars

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A battle continues over how to handle the last call for alcohol in the St. Louis-area town of St. Charles. The St. Charles City Council next week will again try to come up with a solution to a growing problem of unruly closing-time revelers in the town’s historic downtown area.…

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Man Who Tried To Save Boat Victims Alleges Emotional Stress

Man Who Tried To Save Boat Victims Alleges Emotional Stress

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress after trying to save victims of a fatal duck boat accident. The Springfield News-Leader reports that Gregory Harris filed suit Monday against Ride the Ducks International, Ripley Entertainment and the boat’s captain.…

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Prosecutor Won’t Charge Greitens Despite Ethics Panel Review

Prosecutor Won’t Charge Greitens Despite Ethics Panel Review

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An ethics panel says there’s reason to believe that former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens broke the law over how his campaign reported a donor list it obtained from a charity he founded. But the Missouri Ethics Commission director in a Friday letter wrote that the local prosecutor won’t press charges.…

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Man Dead Following Police Standoff At North City Motel

Man Dead Following Police Standoff At North City Motel

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) — A man is dead after a police standoff at a north St. Louis motel. Police say the man barricaded himself inside the First Western Inn on East Grand and North Broadway at just before 9 a.m. Friday as officers tried to arrest him. Officers heard a shot ring out and…

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Breaking News: Police Surround North City Motel

Breaking News: Police Surround North City Motel

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Police have a north St. Louis motel surrounded where a man is barricaded in his room. Around 8:45 a.m. Friday, a call went out for an officer in need of aid at the First Western Inn at East Grand and North Broadway. Shots were reportedly fired. There’s no indication of any officers being injured.…

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