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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Our Favorite Amateur Weatherman Is Back with a Dire Warning for Missouri

Posted By on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 2:51 PM

The greatest amateur weather forecaster in the world, Nova Scotia's Frankie MacDonald, has directed his attention to Missouri once more, warning of a "major winter storm" set to hit the state this Friday. The 32-year-old urges residents to "have your winter boots, winter jackets, hats, gloves, scarfs and ski pants...

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St. Louis Baby Girl Killed by 'Chronic Abuse,' Police Say

Posted By on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 12:03 PM

A four-month-old girl found lifeless on Tuesday died of "chronic abuse" — and her parents are now considered suspects, authorities say. Dorian Whitlock was unresponsive when cops were summoned at 7:53 a.m. to the 3900 block of North Florissant, police say. The little girl was transported to the hospital,...

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Missouri-Born Asshole Outsmarts NFL, California

Posted By on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Dean Spanos, a billionaire Californian and alumnus of the University of the Pacific, rose to the presidency of the San Diego Chargers through grit and determination, and certainly not because his father owned the team. Last night he fulfilled his destiny by finally pulling the trigger on his oft-made...

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

FBI: That Jury Duty Call Is a Scam

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 10:46 AM

In a particularly sadistic scam, a con artist is trying to trick people in the St. Louis metro into thinking they missed a jury duty assignment. Don't worry. You don't have jury duty, and you didn't miss the notice in the mail. The FBI says the hoaxer calls and...

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Dojo Pizza Church for Sale in Bevo After Child Porn Arrest

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 7:01 AM

Looking to buy an old church with a sketchy past? The former Dojo Pizza property is for sale. Once the home of karate instructor Loren Copp and a shifting number of teenage girls, the 24,000-square-foot building at 4601 Morgan Ford Road includes a vaulted sanctuary, gymnasium, commercial kitchen and...

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Andrew Puzder's Ex-Wife Appeared in Disguise on Oprah, Alleging Abuse

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 6:09 AM

The ex-wife of Andrew Puzder, Donald's Trump's nominee as Secretary of Labor, didn't just allege that he abused her in divorce filings. She also, apparently, made the charges — incognito — on Oprah. That's the latest from Politico, which reported on the TV appearance yesterday. The site reports that Lisa...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

$80 Million Tax Plan to Fund Soccer Stadium Scrapped in St. Louis

Posted By on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 12:11 PM

Since unveiling their grand plans in November, the ownership group trying to establish a pro soccer team in St. Louis has insisted that city and state funding — a total of $120 million — would be critical to landing a coveted MLS franchise. The lion's share of that money, $80...

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Roy Blunt Loses His Senate Status in Switchboard Switchup

Posted By on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 6:40 AM

Poor Roy Blunt. After crushing his opponent in November, thwarting Democratic dreams of flipping a red seat blue and maybe taking the whole Senate too (remember those days?), the veteran politician ought to be flying high. Instead, the petite Missouri pol seems to gone incognito — or at least...

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Monday, January 9, 2017

South St. Louis Woman Ripped Off Nursing Home Residents, Police Say

Posted By on Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 4:31 PM

A south St. Louis woman who preyed on the elderly at retirement homes is facing felony burglary charges, authorities say. Kristal Collier, 34, raided the rooms of at least three victims, often scamming her way inside by asking to use the phone, according to St. Louis County police. Once...

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Police Shoot, Kill Ex-Con After Car Chase on Page Avenue

Posted By on Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 3:32 PM

A 21-year-old in a stolen SUV flipped the vehicle and was shot dead by St. Louis city police after pointing a gun at officers, authorities say. Two passengers, including a sixteen-year-old, survived. The chaotic string of events began about 12:30 p.m. on Monday when officers were alerted to the...

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