Posts Tagged: news

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Illinois unemployment holds steady in April at 6 percent

( KTRS ) Illinois’ unemployment rate remained at 6 percent in April, as the state’s slow economic recovery continued to trail those of nei...
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Motorcyclists to gather around US for Memorial Day weekend

BUCKHORN, Mo. (AP) – Memorial Day is one of the biggest holidays on the calendars of motorcycle riders. This year, just about a week after nine ...
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Cornejo enters race for Missouri House majority leader

Missouri ( KTRS ) St. Peters Rep. Robert Cornejo has entered what could be a crowded race for Missouri House majority leader. Cornejo announced on Th...
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St. Louis man halts trial, pleads guilty to murder charge

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Prosecutors say they’ll seek 17 years in prison for a man who halted his trial and pleaded guilty to a reduced murder cha...
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Madigan postpones millionaire tax bill after failed vote

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s effort to impose a new income tax on millionaires has stalled. The power...
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PETA honors Shiloh woman killed while rescuing opossum

SWANSEA, Ill. (AP) – A national animal rights group is honoring the southern Illinois animal rescue volunteer who was struck and killed by a reg...
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Martin Brodeur becomes Blues’ assistant general manager

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Record-setting goalie Martin Brodeur has signed a three-year contract to become the St. Louis Blues’ assistant general ma...
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Maryville University to build $20 million residence hall

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Maryville University in St. Louis has announced plans to complete a $20 million residence hall by fall 2016. Nina Caldwell, the...
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6 St. Louis police shooting protesters get summonses

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Six of the seven protesters arrested outside the home of a prosecutor who cleared a police officer in a fatal shooting have bee...
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Permanent Michael Brown memorial planned at shooting site

Ferguson, MO ( KTRS ) The memorial that has marked the site of where Michael Brown was fatally shot  in August now has been cleared out, and a perman...