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Former soldier gets prison for sexual contact with child

5 days 6 hours ago
SAVANNAH, Ga. — An Illinois man has been sentenced to spend more than nine years in prison after he admitted having sexual contact with a child 15 years ago when he was a soldier at Georgia’s Fort Stewart. Clarence Michael Lynch of Highland, Illinois, was sentenced Thursday to serve nine years and one month in [...]
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Goldschmidt's 4-hit game lifts Cardinals over Pirates 5-4

5 days 8 hours ago
PITTSBURGH — Paul Goldschmidt went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4. Goldschmidt extended his hitting streak to 14 games and his on-base streak to 28. His two-run double capped a four-run second inning. The Pirates’ Bryan Reynolds hit an inside-the-park home [...]
Associated Press

Joplin and Jefferson City tornadoes remembered

5 days 8 hours ago
Sunday marks the 11th year anniversary of one of the deadliest tornadoes on record. The massive EF-5 tornado struck Joplin, Missouri on May 22, 2011. The tornado had wind speeds of over 200 mph, causing catastrophic damage. There were 158 deaths, over 1,000 injured, and 7,000 structures destroyed. The path was 22.1 miles long and [...]
Jaime Travers

Severe storms this week left damage across St. Louis region

5 days 8 hours ago
There was a total of eight confirmed  tornadoes Thursday - all were small tornadoes. Saturday’s storms meant another day of strong storms in St. Louis that brought heavy rain, some hail and lightning, with winds of 40 to 50 miles per hour. An EF-0 tornado touched down Kirkwood Thursday. The tornado hit the area around 5:00 p.m., and brought wind [...]
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Two more Missouri women plead guilty in Capitol riot; 13 total from state

5 days 16 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Two women from Springfield have pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge after participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building. Cara Hentschel and Mahailya Pryer, both 34, pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building. Their sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 19. Court documents [...]
Associated Press

Highway lane closures due to flash-flooding after torrential rain

6 days 6 hours ago
ST. LOUIS - There have been reports of flash-flooding on some of the major highways in St. Louis. Southbound I-55 is closed past Arsenal due to high water and stalled vehicles at Potomac. Interstate 64 is also backed up at Jefferson due to water over some of the highway. Westbound I-64 is down to one [...]
Jaime Travers

Illinois Attorney General warns consumers of baby formula scams amid shortage

6 days 7 hours ago
A consumer alert from Illinois is warning parents to be aware of scammers trying to take advantage of the baby formula shortage. State Attorney General Kwame Raoul is reminding families to be careful of unknown sources trying to sell baby formula. He says to use caution before buying any product from unknown sources and the [...]
Jaime Travers

Cedarhurst Senior Living revamping its dining experience

6 days 9 hours ago
ARNOLD, Mo. - There's a new trend in senior living: more sophisticated food options.  Cedarhurst Senior Living has done a complete overhaul of its entire dining program across 60 communities, with the help of chef Christian Gullet who has more than 25 years experience in the kitchens of large-scale dining operations. The plan is have him and his [...]
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