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Eight-Year-Old Killed, Three Others Injured In St. Louis Shooting

Eight-Year-Old Killed, Three Others Injured In St. Louis Shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting happened about 8 p.m. Friday outside Harold’s Chop Suey restaurant in the city’s Academy neighborhood. Police Chief John Hayden said the girl…

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Illinois State Trooper dies — shot while serving warrant in East St. Louis

Illinois State Trooper dies — shot while serving warrant in East St. Louis

An attempt to serve a warrant in East St. Louis early Friday morning leaves an Illinois State Trooper shot dead. Police say the trooper was shot while trying to serve a warrant at a home in the 1400 block of North 42nd Street. The 33-year old trooper was rushed to St. Louis University Hospital where…

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NATIONAL NEWS

‘Red Flag Laws’ Offer Tool For Preventing Some Gun Violence

‘Red Flag Laws’ Offer Tool For Preventing Some Gun Violence

By RYAN J. FOLEY and JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became alarmed about his son…

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Serial Killer Who Preyed on Gay Men Executed in Florida

Serial Killer Who Preyed on Gay Men Executed in Florida

STARKE, FL (AP) — Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison. The sentence was carried out at 10:58 p.m., according to the office of Gov. Ron DeSantis. Bowles received the death penalty…

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SPORTS NEWS

St. Louis BattleHawks to Fly in XFL

St. Louis BattleHawks to Fly in XFL

A day after getting a Major League Soccer expansion franchise, St. Louis learned the name of its already awarded XFL expansion team. The St. Louis BattleHawks will begin play in February 2020. The league revealed the logos and names Wednesday for its eight teams, which will take the field when the XFL returns next year.…

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St. Louis Officially Becomes MLS 28th Franchise

St. Louis Officially Becomes MLS 28th Franchise

The prospects of a Major League Soccer franchise ever calling St. Louis home appeared to have died two years ago when voters turned down the use of a business tax to finance a new downtown stadium. Then a new potential ownership group came along. Led by members of the founding family of car rental giant…

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LIFESTYLE NEWS

Money Matters with AECU: Back to School Shopping Tips

Money Matters with AECU: Back to School Shopping Tips

Sponsored Content Written by: Pier Alsup, American Eagle Credit Union, Chief Community Engagement Officer August is here, and alongside the inevitable start of the new school year. Back to school shopping doesn’t have to bring sad faces—in fact, it can be a great time of the year!  I mean, no matter what your age—who doesn’t enjoy…

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Bid on McGraw for 9th Annual Radiothon

Bid on McGraw for 9th Annual Radiothon

This year McGraw Milhaven will be kicking off our annual Radiothon early with a special opportunity to donate and win! St. Louis Men’s Group against Cancer Donation: For every $100.00 donation you will receive either two tickets to a pre-season Blues game OR four tickets to the September 16th, Cardinals vs. Nationals game. And with your…

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