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St. Louis Police Want Chemical Agent Restrictions Lifted

St. Louis Police Want Chemical Agent Restrictions Lifted

By JIM SALTER Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge should end restrictions on when St. Louis police use chemical agents such as pepper spray and tear gas to break up protests, according to a court filing on behalf of the police department. The 39-page motion filed Friday seeks to dissolve a preliminary…

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St. Louis County inmate died from internal bleeding

St. Louis County inmate died from internal bleeding

A medical examiner’s investigation shows that a St. Louis County jail inmate found dead in February died of internal bleeding. Twenty-nine-year-old John Shy is one of three inmates at the St. Louis County Justice Center who have died this year. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wednesday obtained the medical examiner’s report through a public records request. Medical Examiner…

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3 Metro-East Men Convicted in Healthcare Fraud Scheme

3 Metro-East Men Convicted in Healthcare Fraud Scheme

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) 3 metro-east men are convicted in a kickback and healthcare fraud scheme. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office of Eastern Missouri, 53-year-old Rueben Goodwin, 58-year-old Phillip Jones, and 47-year-old Dwight McTizic were convicted Tuesday of 11 counts of health care fraud and other charges. AMS Medical Laboratory in St. Louis paid…

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Longtime owner of Tony’s dies

Longtime owner of Tony’s dies

Vincent Bommarito Sr., owner of one of St. Louis’ most highly honored restaurants, has died. Bommarito died Tuesday at age 88. His death was confirmed by managers at his downtown restaurant, Tony’s. A cause of death was not disclosed. Bommarito had owned Tony’s since taking over following his father’s death in 1948. Bommarito was a…

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Missouri Vietnam Veterans to be Honored at State Capitol

Missouri Vietnam Veterans to be Honored at State Capitol

Jefferson City, MO (KTRS) This year is the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, and members of the Missouri General Assembly are honoring the service of the state’s Vietnam veterans at a special ceremony at the Capitol. Vietnam-era veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces from November 1, 1955 to May…

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