Confusion surrounds a federal program allowing people fleeing war-torn Ukraine to temporarily stay in the U.S. They don't qualify for the benefits other refugees receive, making it difficult for sponsors in the St. Louis area to help.
St. Louis musician Tre-G has advocated for Black, queer artists with the Werqfest festival and his own work. Now he is directing a touring production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” based on his music, with a six-member cast of Black women.
St. Louis Public Schools officials are planning a national search for a new superintendent. Kelvin Adams will retire in December after leading the district for more than a decade.
The new Major League Soccer team in St. Louis doesn't play its first match until next year. But City SC is already reaching out to all areas of the city to establish a strong community presence.
Many Missouri school districts will be in class only four days a week this academic year. A professor who studies rural schools in the state says the condensed schedule is a reflection of the teacher shortage, which is now a crisis.
The overturning of Roe versus Wade is forcing a Memphis-based abortion provider to expand into rural southern Illinois. CHOICES will soon build a clinic in Carbondale, which will make the town the closest place with abortion access for millions of residents in the Midwest and South.
Black women entrepreneurs in the St. Louis region are part of a national trend of opening more businesses. Nationally, the University of California, Santa Cruz reports a roughly 30% increase in the number of Black-owned businesses since before the pandemic. The researchers say women are a big reason for the increase.
Missouri’s Attorney General emerged victorious in a crowded Republican primary for the U.S. Senate. The win secured a prime position for Eric Schmitt to succeed outgoing Sen. Roy Blunt in the fall.
Governor Mike Parson has spoken with St. Louis area lawmakers and regional emergency management officials about damage assessments after last week's record rain. Federal Emergency Management officials could have their estimates ready this week.
Grassroots homeless service providers face challenging hurdles when trying to access St. Louis’ millions in American Rescue Plan funds. Some gave up after seeing the requirements.
Two days after a record-breaking rainfall, another storm hit St. Louis, causing more flooding throughout the metro area.
St. Louis is coordinating with organizations including the Red Cross and United Way to help people who need help following this week’s massive downpour. That comes as meteorologists and researchers assess the record rain.
St. Louis broke the record yesterday for the most rain in a single day leading to flash flooding throughout the region. One person died in the high water and many more are wondering how they will recover.
There is an effort to restore links between Native Americans and foods unique to their culture. Centuries of colonization disrupted that connection leading to food insecurity and health disparities.
Lead paint is regularly found in products more than 40 years old. They are not regulated, and many buyers don’t know about the neurotoxin's dangers.
Jay Greenberg is the new head of the FBI’s St. Louis office in May. He arrives about a year after Missouri severely limited the ability of local law enforcement to work with his agents on gun crimes.
21 Republicans are vying for the party's nomination to replace Roy Blunt in the US Senate. But one candidate is taking up a lot of the oxygen in the race.
The 2nd Congressional District in Missouri became more Republican due to redistricting. But the democrats looking to unseat Ann Wagner are not conceding it yet, or any time in the next decade.
In August, St. Louis voters will decide on a $160 million bond measure for upgrades at the city's schools...but that's only a portion of what its schools need to fix their buildings.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he is not running for president in 2024. But recent stops in New Hampshire and Florida are fueling speculation he may end up in the race.