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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Police Officer Who Struck Suspect with Brass Knuckles Charged with Assault

Posted By on Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 3:07 PM

A police officer in Bonne Terre, Missouri, who allegedly struck a handcuffed suspect in the face while wearing brass knuckles is now facing criminal charges. Travis W. Cozine has been charged in St. Francois County Circuit Court with assault in the second degree, armed criminal action and unlawful possession...

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Missouri Homeowner Finds Burglar Taking a Shower, Preparing Snacks in His House

Posted By on Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 1:08 PM

An alleged burglar apparently felt the need to freshen up mid-felony in a Franklin County home on Tuesday morning. Around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, Richard Blackwell awoke to a loud crash in his house, which is located on Glaser Road near Sullivan, about an hour southwest of St. Louis, KMOV...

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Claire McCaskill Revealed to Be a Democrat in James O'Keefe's Boring 'Expose'

Posted By on Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 11:39 AM

In a bombshell of Totally Journalistic Proportions, James O'Keefe this week revealed that politician Claire McCaskill, a sitting U.S. senator, is actually a Democrat. In Missouri. That startling conclusion arises from a series of hidden-camera videos released by O'Keefe's Project Veritas Action. It is the latest instance of the...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

SIUE Student Bailey Reed Sues University Over Handling of Rape Complaint

Posted By on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM

A Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville student who accused a fellow student of rape is suing the university over its handling of the case. Bailey Reed was an undergrad in October 2017 when, she says, a fellow student forced her to perform oral sex on him, then pulled down her pants, held...

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St. Louis Weather Is Some Bullshit and We Only Have Two Seasons Now

Posted By on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 10:53 AM

Remember in elementary school when they taught us the basics? Like how there are four seasons, how the food pyramid will keep us healthy and and how we could trust authority figures like cops and Republicans? All lies. The sad truth is that we’re all on our own out...

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Cort VanOstran Outraised Ann Wagner Last Quarter in Tight Congressional Race

Posted By on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 9:16 AM

It was a very good quarter for Cort VanOstran, the Clayton lawyer who hopes to take down U.S. Representative Ann Wagner (R-Ballwin) in November — he raised nearly twice as much. Quarterly fundraising reports filed last night cover July 19 to September 30, a time when VanOstran took the...

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Who's Moving to St. Louis? People Fleeing California, Florida, Illinois

Posted By on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 6:45 AM

A new study suggests that California, Florida, Illinois and Texas lead the list of states driving recent migration to St. Louis. That's true for the state of Missouri as a whole, too. A total of 19.3 percent of those looking to move to the Show Me State in the...

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Monday, October 15, 2018

WOW Air to End Direct Flights From St. Louis to Iceland in January

Posted By on Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 4:21 PM

WOW Air's flights from St. Louis to Iceland were about as cheap as transatlantic travel gets. Starting in May, the airline's first flights out of St. Louis cost Iceland-bound passengers just $99, and in September the price dropped even lower, to just $69. But if you checked for flights...

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Loser Robs Taco Bell with a BB Gun, Gets Mugged by a Customer

Posted By on Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 1:36 PM

A would-be stickup artist who robbed a south city Taco Bell using a BB gun had the tables turned on him by a bold customer, who grabbed the man's weapon and sent him running. The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 14 at the Cheltenham location of...

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Video Shows SSM Hospital Security Guard Taking Down Patient

Posted By on Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 7:35 AM

In July, 25-year-old Vanity Allen checked in to SSM Health DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton for stomach pain — only to be left bloodied by one of the hospital's security guards. Now surveillance footage obtained by her lawyer shows the guard grappling with Allen, then tackling her. You can see a...

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