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Judge dismisses suit against PETA by Festus primate habitat

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a local primate group against the activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. The suit was a counterclaim to a one first filed by the animal rights group. In a motion filed Thursday, Judge Catherine D. Perry of the Eastern District

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 00:45:00

INFINITI tackles tomorrow's tech

Infiniti is hard at work on several prototypes. Among these potential future vehicles are a Q60, derived from the Project Black S concept, and a fully electric car made possible thanks to Nissan's vast expertise in the field. The Project Black S concept is the result of a partnership between Infinit

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 06:00:00

Farm equipment fire in Maeystown

Maeystown, Valmeyer, Waterloo and Prairie du Rocher fire departments are battling a blaze in a field in the area of 2800 Maeystown Road in Maeystown. The fire was discovered about 4 p.m. Wednesday. A semi-truck, tractor and combine were reported to be fully engulfed in a field, and additional manpow

REPUBLICTIMES.NET - 2017-09-20 23:29:00

Submarine crew visits namesake city

Pictured, from left, USS Columbia crew members Jacob Rey and Ian Sugg present a plaque bearing the submarine's official seal to Columbia Mayor Kevin Hutchinson along with Commander Dave Edgerton during a send-off social last Tuesday evening at 11 South. (Alan Dooley photo) It was a homecoming of sor

REPUBLICTIMES.NET - 2017-09-20 21:48:00

Longtime Waterloo police dog retiring

Ayla Some meanings for the given name of Ayla include "oak tree" and "halo." This name is especially fitting for the Waterloo Police Department's longtime police dog, who has served as a solid companion on the force with angelic grace for more than a decade. Ayla is retiring at the end of this month

REPUBLICTIMES.NET - 2017-09-20 21:53:00

Waterloo School Board OKs budget

Waterloo schools will now have an idea of the revenues they will receive for the 2017-18 school year after the school board passed a budget Monday night. The district estimates it will operate on a deficit of $434,032 for the year, with deficits in both the education fund ($68,087) and the operation

REPUBLICTIMES.NET - 2017-09-20 21:55:00

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis film a scene for the movie 'The Mummy' in Oxford Featuring: Tom Cruise Where: Oxford, United Kingdom When: 06 Apr 2016 Credit: WENN.com The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

A sad day for St. Louis

I'm not trying to get political up in here, but all wouldn't be well with my soul if I didn't say that a major injustice was served on a chilled platter by Judge Timothy Wilson when he acquitted Jason Stockley for the murder of Anthony Lamar Smith Friday morning. Let me take a moment to send my cond

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-21 04:45:00

Sheriff's Office needs help to identify man who robbed High Ridge store at gunpoint

The Sheriff's Office is asking for help to identify this man who allegedly robbed a Circle K in High Ridge today. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is looking for an armed robber who allegedly stole cash from the Circle K in the 5600 block of Hwy. PP in High Ridge. The robbery occurred at 2:44 a

MYLEADERPAPER.COM - 2017-09-22 01:15:00

Woman robbed at gunpoint after man followed her to apartment doo - KMOV.com

FENTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) - A woman was robbed at gunpoint after the suspect followed her to her apartment door in Fenton Wednesday night. The woman was unloading her vehicle on the parking lot of the Polo Downs Apartments on London Circle Lane when the suspect approached her and began talking to her.

KMOV - 2017-09-21 19:53:00

Father 'living every parent's worst nightmare' after 15-year-old killed in freak accident

FORT THOMAS, Ky. - A Kentucky father is speaking out for the first time since his 15-year-old daughter was killed in a freak accident last month, WXIX reports. Michelle Chalk was killed on Aug. 1 when a tree fell on her while she was sitting in a hammock. "We are living every parent's worst nightmar

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-21 02:02:36

Police investigating armed robbery at Circle K in High Ridge - KMOV.com

2017 Moonlight Ramble postponed again after city leaders encourage delay, group says2017 Moonlight Ramble postponed again after city leaders encourage delay, group says Updated: Thursday, September 21 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:02:45 GMT This year's Moonlight Ramble has been postponed, the group

KMOV - 2017-09-21 19:52:00

Police searching for missing 10-year-old boy in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Wednesday the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children released a statement that they are helping the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department take calls for a missing 10-year-old boy from St. Louis. According the centers website, 10-year-old Tyron Pembrook-Hagood was last seen o

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-21 03:42:08

Police investigate 'suspicious death' in Affton

AFFTON, Mo. - Investigators with the St. Louis County Police Department are working to determine the circumstances behind a woman's death in Affton Thursday afternoon. According to Officer Benjamin Granda, police were called to a residence in the 8400 block of Hampstead Drive just after 4 p.m. for a

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-22 01:36:42

Girl, 4, fatally shoots herself while reaching for candy in grandmother's purse

TAMPA, Fla. - A 4-year-old Florida girl fatally shot herself after she accidentally pulled the trigger of a gun inside her grandmother's purse while reaching for candy, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The incident happened on Sept. 14 while Yanelly "Nelly" Zoller was at her grandparents' Tampa hom

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-21 17:09:38

If you call 911 and need an ambulance, here's how they'll decide what ER to take you to

St. Elizabeth's Hospital nursing manager Timothy Swain watched the patient turn red, then blue, then purple, then a color he's never seen before. The man's wife had driven him to the emergency room. He was having a massive heart attack. It's situations like that when minutes and emergency medical ca

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 16:45:00

St. Louis police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics in confronting protesters

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting. Some of the protesters contend that police have used excessive force and a tactic known as "kettling" when making mass arrests. So what do

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-20 15:17:03

North County approves high school annexation

The North County Board of Education met in regular session Thursday and during the meeting they discussed the annexation of a portion of Raider Road. Bonne Terre Police Lt. Bill Stegall spoke to the board about the benefit of annexing the road to make it part of Bonne Terre city limits. "Basically w

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 10:30:00

SSM Health offers free flu vaccinations Sat. October 7

In an effort to reduce influenza risk for children, adults and their families, SSM Health is offering free flu vaccinations on Saturday, October 7 from 8 a.m. until noon at seven locations in the St. Louis area. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an annual seasonal flu vaccination is the

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-20 21:24:00

North County board meets today

The North County School Board of Education will meet in regular session today at 6 p.m. in the Administration Building, located at 300 Berry Road in Bonne Terre. Listed under actions items is the approval of the amended budget for 2017-18 school year and they will discuss and consider the approval o

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 09:30:00