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Friday, May 31, 2013

7-Year-Old Girl Shot In St. Louis After Woman's Purse Falls On Floor, Gun Discharges, Cops Say

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 2:58 PM

A seven-year-old girl was shot last night when a woman's purse fell to the floor -- causing her .38-caliber handgun to discharge, a St. Louis county police spokesman says. The bullet hit her in the leg. The shooting took place at the 12300 block of Tempo Drive, near Interstate...

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Cops: Woman Arrested For Domino's Pizza Plot, Deliveryman Robbed With AK-47 (UPDATE)

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Update: Ava Jackson, a twenty-year-old St. Louis resident, allegedly plotted to rob a Domino's Pizza deliveryman Monday night, but apparently did not plan her scheme all that well. Police tracked her down and arrested her, and we're guessing it wasn't too difficult, given that she herself ordered the pizza...

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Police: Drunk Teen Driver Crashes Into Glass Window At St. Luke's Hospital E.R. (VIDEO)

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 12:18 PM

An intoxicated teenage girl smashed her car into a parked car and a garage wall, and then backed straight into a glass window at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield early this morning, police say. Miraculously, it appears that no one was hurt in the series of collisions, though the...

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Washington University Stops Using Live Cats in Training Class After Years of PETA Protests

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 10:43 AM

Washington University is permanently ending its controversial practice of using live cats in a medical training course. Since 2008, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has been pressuring Washington University and St. Louis Children's Hospital to disband what PETA has labeled the "cat lab." Animal-rights activists say the...

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Cops: St. Charles Man Confronts Naked, Drunk Intruder In His Home, Holds Him At Gunpoint

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 9:33 AM

Update below: A St. Charles County resident woke up in the middle of the night on Wednesday to find a naked, drunk man pounding on his bedroom door. Joseph Mahoney, 24, reportedly broke into a home on Willis Drive near St. Peters at around 4:30 a.m., managed to find...

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Can Meth Makers Use Zephrex-D? Company Says No, Even After DEA Says Its Chemists Did

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 8:45 AM

St. Louis company Westport Pharmaceuticals says it has an innovative solution to a key problem contributing to Missouri's meth epidemic. The Drug Enforcement Administration, however, is not so confident. As we reported earlier this week, the DEA sent a letter to the Maryland Heights business warning that its nasal...

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Jacque Sue Waller's Remains Found Two Years After Her Disappearance, Husband In Jail

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 8:00 AM

Two years ago this Saturday, Jacque Sue Waller disappeared after visiting with her estranged husband. The long search for the mother of three came to a sad conclusion this week. The Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney's Office announced yesterday that law enforcement agents recovered the body of Waller. They...

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IKEA In St. Louis? More Rumors Circulate As Kansas City Moves Forward With Its Store

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 AM

The rumors of IKEA coming to St. Louis come in waves, and Joseph Roth, a company spokesman, says that for some reason, he always seems to get calls when there's a new development in Kansas City (which, tragically for us, is definitely getting an IKEA). On Wednesday, Roth tells...

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Olutosin Oduwole "Elated" Illinois Supreme Court Won't Hear Terrorism Threat Case

Posted By on Thu, May 30, 2013 at 1:17 PM

The long and bizarre case of a college student and aspiring musician accused of making terrorist threats may finally have come to an end. In 2007, Olutosin Oduwole, a Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville student at the time, wrote of a "murderous rampage" on a piece of paper left...

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Larry Conners Says KMOV-TV Paid Him Less Than Vickie Newton Due to His Race, Gender

Posted By on Thu, May 30, 2013 at 11:29 AM

Update below: The saga of former KMOV-TV (Channel 4) news anchor Larry Conners just got a whole lot more complicated. Since his firing, his attorneys have filed a formal discrimination complaint with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights alleging that his bosses terminated him in retaliation for a dispute...

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