Union Approves New Contract with Schnucks Supermarkets

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) The Local 655 approves a new 3-year-contract with Schnucks supermarkets. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union made the announcement Wednesday. The new contract preserved healthcare benefits, strengthened pensions, and raised wages for more than 5,500 Schnucks employees. UFCW Local 655 President David Cook said, “This is the best contract our…

St. Louis County prosecutor seeks patience in shooting probe

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell is asking for patience during the investigation of a fatal officer-involved shooting near a large shopping mall. A Richmond Heights, Missouri, police officer on Saturday killed 23-year-old Terry Tillman. The officer saw Tillman, who was black, inside the St. Louis Galleria carrying a gun.…

Atlanta Comfort Hurricane Dorian Evacuees With Free Services

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta is welcoming Hurricane Dorian evacuees with open arms, camping spaces and America’s favorite pastime. News outlets say Atlanta Motor Speedway and the Atlanta Braves are offering free services to residents from mandatory evacuation areas throughout Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. The Speedway can handle thousands of campers and is…

Record-Setting Hurricane Dorian Keeps Pounding North Bahamas

McLEAN’S TOWN CAY, Bahamas (AP) — In a slow, relentless advance, a catastrophic Hurricane Dorian kept pounding at the northern Bahamas early Monday, as one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded left wrecked homes, shredded roofs, tumbled cars and toppled power poles in its wake. The storm’s top sustained winds decreased slightly to 175…