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February 08, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Dr. Michael Shonrock's attorney tells KMOX this is not a surprise following Thursday's court proceedings.
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February 08, 2019 - 12:49 pm
The jury has found defendant Trenton Forster guilty of first-degree murder in the death of St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Synder.
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St. Louis Cardinals general manager Mike Girsch.
(Sam Masterson, KMOX)
February 08, 2019 - 12:28 pm
St. Louis Cardinals general manager Mike Grisch joined our Chris Hrabe to give one last update on the 2018-19 baseball offseason, before heading to the sunnier skys of Jupiter, Fla next week. Besides expressing his optimism with the additions of Paul Goldschmidt at first base and Andrew Miller in...
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Macro of marijuana with trichomes and crushed grass in a grinder for chopping a canapis on a black table
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Tom Franklin
February 08, 2019 - 12:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — The debate over the legalization of recreational marijuana has officially begun in the state of Illinois. Rep. Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) introduced a bill ( HB0902 ) in late January to allow licensed businesses to grow and sell pot, while also allowing residents to grow up...
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February 08, 2019 - 9:36 am
MIAMI (AP) — The man who became chief of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager there has returned to Florida. On Thursday, 54-year-old Delrish Moss was named captain with the Florida International University Police Department. The Miami Herald...
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St. James the Greater catholic school
Maria Keena
February 08, 2019 - 8:12 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — It's official: Saint James the Greater School will be closed permanently. Parishioners at the Dogtown church received a letter Thursday from the parish priest. A letter was also posted on the school's Facebook page: The letter reads in part: "If you have been receiving...
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St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) celebrates with defenseman Colton Parayko
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February 08, 2019 - 7:50 am
By MARK DIDTLER , Associated Press TAMPA, Fla, (AP) — Rookie Jordan Binnington stymied the NHL's highest scoring team and Brayden Shenn broke out of a goal drought for the surging St. Louis Blues . Binnington made 32 saves, Shenn scored with 58.2 seconds left in overtime and the Blues won their...
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 05: President Donald Trump arrives before delivering the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump's second State of the Union address was postponed one week due to the partial government shutdown. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
Fred Bodimer
February 08, 2019 - 7:38 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — A local nurse got a close up and behind the scenes view of Tuesday night's State of the Union address. Helen Sandkuhl is the administrative director of emergency medicine at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital . She's also a longtime member of the National Disaster...
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Kevin Killeen
February 07, 2019 - 6:20 pm
CLAYTON, MO (KMOX) – The jury in the trial of a man accused of killing a St. Louis County police officer will hear closing arguments Friday morning and then begin deliberations. Trenton Forster, who was 18 at the time, is charged with first-degree murder in the October 2016 shooting death of...
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February 07, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Just when you thought we couldn’t get any more emojis, they went ahead and added more. Sometime this year we’ll get an update that will include a total of 230 new emojis. The Unicode Consortium has unveiled the 59 new emojis, with variations of genders and skin tones that will be rolled out this...
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