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Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, relatives keep vigil amid search for survivors

Rescue personnel look through a photo album as they work in rescue operations in the rubble of a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of w

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:06:51

Free Medicare service at Cardinal Ritter Senior Services

For 12 years, Cardinal Ritter Senior Services has helped local residents understand Medicare. That help has come through a partnership with CLAIM, the official state health insurance assistance program. They now have extended that service for an additional three years. Cardinal Ritter Senior Service

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-22 19:37:00

Protesters march down Main Street in St. Charles - KMOV.com

Protesters gathered near Trailhead Brewing Company in St. Charles Friday night before they marched down Main Street. Protesters started to assemble in Historic St. Charles around 8:15 p.m. A short time later, they started marching down historic Main Street. Demonstrators also chanted "The whole damn

KMOV - 2017-09-23 05:52:00

Video shows Huntington Beach, Ca. officer involved in suspect shooting

Image taken from Twitter user @Cali_Funk1 shows an officer-involved shooting in Huntington Beach, Calif. on Friday, September 22, 2017. (Credit: @Cali_Funk1) An officer-involved shooting took place at a Huntington Beach, California convenience store and was captured on video and posted to social med

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:34:07

'Allies' Protest Outside Billy Joel Concert Draws Hundreds

On the seventh day after former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley's acquittal, white people packed South Broadway in front of Busch Stadium to protest the decision while white Billy Joel fans squeezed past to cheer on the piano man. The demonstration, coordinated by the same organizers as pr

RFT (RIVERFRONT TIMES) - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Ex-offenders eligible for 90 days of free meds

Thousands of people leaving Missouri prisons will now receive 90 days of free medication to eliminate the medication gap that ex-offenders experience when coming home from prison. Rx Outreach, a St. Louis-based nonprofit pharmacy that provides affordable and free medications for people in need, has

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-22 16:52:00

Rolla mother jailed after children test positive for meth, heroin

Kaylee Bradshaw ROLLA, Mo. - The Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney's Office indicted a 20-year-old Rolla woman after her children tested positive for several drugs. According to Sheriff Richard Lisenbe, deputies arrested Kaylee Bradshaw in Newburg, Missouri on Thursday. She was charged with two cou

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-22 21:19:01

Governor Greitens orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen soldier from St. Louis County

This half-mast American flag was captured against a perfect blue sky full of clouds. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Governor Eric Greitens has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff to honor Sergeant Sean Devoy, a 28-year-old from Ballwin, who died in the line of duty during a training exercise at Fort Ho

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-22 21:12:46

Police officers praised for helping save people trapped in burning car

Red and blue flashing lights of the police car in the checkpoint at night Five officers from the Atlanta Police Department are being hailed for their braveryafter helping save the lives of two people trapped in a burning car early Wednesday. When the officers arrived on the scene near Interstate 85,

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-22 20:15:58

ACLU Files Suit Against St. Louis, Alleging Civil Rights Violations Against Protesters

The ACLU of Missouri has filed a class action lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on behalf of protesters - alleging the city has retaliated against them for expressing their right to free speech, unreasonably seized them, applied undue force and violated their due process rights with methods inc

RFT (RIVERFRONT TIMES) - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

As St. Louis simmers over Stockley verdict civil rights leaders say region must address inequality

(St. Louis Public Radio) - About 250 students, professors, and university employees gathered to hear the remarks. But former St. Louis Mayor Freeman Bosley Jr. said that African-American officials need to do more to serve their constituencies. He said they "don't take positions on issues that are im

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-22 14:21:00

Local gospel singer Loyce Huston passes, celebration of life happening Saturday

Vocalist Loyce Huston passed away on Sunday, September 17. Her powerful contralto voice had been a familiar one on the St. Louis music scene from the 1960s until her retirement in recent years. Huston will be honored with a celebration of life on Saturday, September 23. The service will include a li

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-22 15:04:00

St. Louis Soup Dumplings by Private Kitchen Is Opening Today

When Lawrence Chen opened Private Kitchen nearly three years ago, he knew his soup dumplings were good. He just didn't realize they would someday necessitate their own restaurant. Today, Chen opens that offshoot, St. Louis Soup Dumplings(8110 Olive Boulevard, University City), at 11 a.m. in a sle

RFT (RIVERFRONT TIMES) - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

St. Louis Wall of Fame Mural Finds a New Home on the Gramophone Wall

The St. Louis Wall of Fame is back. The mural, which depicts some of St. Louis' iconic black artists and historical figures, had been painted in 2011 on the building that now holds Sauce on the Side in the Grove. The mural was removed when the old building, which is owned by the developer Restorat

RFT (RIVERFRONT TIMES) - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Trump's long-promised border wall appears to be on the back burner

FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Border Patrol agent Eduardo Olmos walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, background, and San Diego in San Diego. The Trump administration said Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, that it will waive environmental reviews and other laws to replace a stre

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:42:22

Steven N. Cousins to receive Martin J. Purcell award

Steven N. Cousins was selected by The Missouri Bar Foundation to receive the 2017 Martin J. Purcell award. The award acknowledges a Missouri lawyer who has consistently demonstrated exceptional competency, integrity and civility in both professional and civic activities. A nationally recognized bank

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-22 19:30:00

IT surpasses The Exorcist to become North America's biggest horror movie ever

BILL SKARSGRD as Pennywise in New Line Cinema's horror thriller "IT," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. The IT movie revamp has become North America's highest-grossing horror film in box office history. The new adaptation of the Stephen King thriller, starring Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise, the scary c

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:13:07

Bernie Sanders talks foreign policy and domestic racism at Westminster College

"As we saw here so clearly in St. Louis in the past week, we need serious reforms in policing and the criminal justice system, so that the life of every person is equally valued and protected," Senator Bernie Sanders told the crowd at Westminster College on Thursday, September 21. Many significant p

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-22 21:59:00

Arts and Education Council takes helm of Katherine Dunham Fellowship, applications accepted through Oct. 20

After seven years at the Regional Arts Commission, the Katherine Dunham Fellowship will relocate to the Arts and Education Council (A&E) in 2018 for its eighth successful year in developing a pipeline of African-American leaders in the arts. The move to A&E will further expand the program's offering

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-22 21:12:00

Live: Trump dives into Senate runoff in Alabama, addresses Strange rally

President Donald Trump gestures as he walks to board Air Force One to travel to Huntsville, Ala., for a campaign rally for Senate candidate Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Morristown, N.J. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump is plunging into a Republican r

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:59:33