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Body of man found without head, hands to be exhumed in Warren County

stltoday.com — WARREN COUNTY * Nearly 30 years ago a man's headless, handless body was dumped along a rural highway in Warren County. Now sheriff's detectives are hopeful that DNA testing and a fresh look at the case could lead them to identify the man and solve the murder.
Jan 31, 2015

Body of man found without head, hands to be exhumed in Warren County via @susan_weich stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

Jan 31, 2015

Mysterious tale well told by @susan_weich: Body of man found without head, hands to be exhumed in Warren County stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

Jan 31, 2015

Body of man found in 1987 without head, hands to be exhumed. stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

Jan 31, 2015

Body of man found without head, hands to be exhumed in Warren County: bit.ly/1HvNfW9 via @STLtoday

After a delay, Guns N' Hoses comes back swinging

stltoday.com — ST. LOUIS * Delayed due to the Ferguson protests and held amid heightened security, the 28th annual Guns N' Hoses boxing event raised thousands for BackStoppers Friday. Guns N' Hoses is traditionally held on the night before Thanksgiving, and this year featured 15 three-round bouts of boxing and Mixed Martial Arts between male and female police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel from Missouri and Illinois.
Jan 31, 2015

@Matt70466543 @PDPJ Could've been related to Guns 'n Hoses last nite: After delay, Guns N' Hoses comes back swinging stltoday.com/news/local/met…

Jan 31, 2015

RT @charlesjaco1: Tight security, Hwy Patrol ticket checks for cop fans at downtown fundraiser. No protests, no mention of Ferguson. m.stltoday.com/news/local/met…

Jan 31, 2015

Tight security, Hwy Patrol ticket checks for cop fans at downtown fundraiser. No protests, no mention of Ferguson. m.stltoday.com/news/local/met…

Uplands Park man points loaded gun at four St. Louis County police officers, faces felony charges

stltoday.com — UPLANDS PARK * An Uplands Park man was charged Friday after police say he pointed a loaded gun at four St. Louis County police officers on Thursday and threatened to kill them. Police managed to seize the gun and arrest the man.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @ChristineDByers: Uplands Park man points loaded gun at four St. Louis County police officers, faces felony charges via @valeriehahn stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

Jan 31, 2015

Uplands Park man points loaded gun at four St. Louis County police officers, faces felony charges via @valeriehahn stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

Jan 31, 2015

Uplands Park man points loaded gun at four St. Louis County police officers, faces felony charges stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @valeriehahn: Uplands Park man points loaded gun at four St. Louis County police officers, faces felony charges: bit.ly/1HuQ1Lh via @STLtoday

Jan 30, 2015

RT @valeriehahn: Uplands Park man points loaded gun at four St. Louis County police officers, faces felony charges: bit.ly/1HuQ1Lh via @STLtoday

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Fired Pine Lawn police lieutenant claims mayoral corruption in wrongful termination lawsuit

stltoday.com — ST. LOUIS COUNTY * A Pine Lawn police lieutenant fired by the city last month has fired back with a wrongful termination lawsuit that includes a litany of allegations against current and former city officials, including a mayor already facing extortion charges. The city says former Lt.
Jan 30, 2015

Fired Pine Lawn police lieutenant claims mayoral corruption in wrongful termination lawsuit: bit.ly/1HuPBEF via @STLtoday

Jan 30, 2015

Fired Pine Lawn police lieutenant claims mayoral corruption in wrongful termination lawsuit via @valeriehahn stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

Jan 30, 2015

In wrongful termination suit, ex #PineLawn officer claims mayor asked for free lunch, Cool Water cologne as gifts bit.ly/1uKhcXo

Jan 30, 2015

Fired Pine Lawn police lieutenant claims mayoral corruption in wrongful termination lawsuit: bit.ly/1CV12Bi via @STLtoday

Jan 30, 2015

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Former Gasconade County sheriff's deputy and Owensville man face statutory rape, other charges

stltoday.com — GASCONADE COUNTY * A former Gasconade County Sheriff's Office deputy and another man were each accused of sexual assault, statutory rape, and other charges following an investigation which started in October 2012. The deputy, Marty Rainey, 51, of Sullivan, Mo. and his friend, Jonathan Pohlmann, 46, of Owensville, Mo., were each charged in Gasconade County.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @valeriehahn: Former Gasconade County sheriff's deputy and Owensville man face statutory rape, other charges: bit.ly/1DoTXqV via @STLtoday

Jan 30, 2015

RT @valeriehahn: Former Gasconade County sheriff's deputy and Owensville man face statutory rape, other charges: bit.ly/1DoTXqV via @STLtoday

Jan 30, 2015

Former Gasconade County sheriff's deputy and Owensville man face statutory rape, other charges: bit.ly/1DoTXqV via @STLtoday

Jan 30, 2015

Former Gasconade County sheriff's deputy and Owensville man face statutory rape, other charges via @valeriehahn stltoday.com/news/local/met…

Gordon: Alden did a lot, but there's still much to do

stltoday.com — COLUMBIA, Mo. * Missouri athletics director Mike Alden ticked off his major accomplishments Friday while reflecting on his 17-year run. He guided badly needed facilities upgrades, including the construction of Mizzou Arena and the expansion of Memorial Stadium. Revenue soared on his watch, allowing the program to build a budget six times greater than the one Alden inherited in 1998.

Alden leaving job on his own terms

stltoday.com — COLUMBIA, Mo. * For nearly 17 years Mike Alden has detailed most major decisions he's made as Missouri's athletics director with a meticulous timeline, down to the hour he woke up in the morning to the type of eggs on his breakfast plate.

The time is now for change in St. Louis

stltoday.com — Maybe we have had to hit bottom before we can unite as a region and deal with our problems instead of business as usual. We have looked the other way for too long and have not dealt with the underlying issues of poverty, which leads to hopelessness and crime.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @StlChange: Many thoughtful letters in @stltoday including this 1 on now being time for change, & new dialogue we are part of: http://t.…

Police, firefighters square off at Guns N' Hoses 2015

Ladue's Howard flips pick to Mizzou

stltoday.com — COLUMBIA, Mo.* Nate Howard, a defensive end from Ladue who committed to Wisconsin in the fall, flipped his verbal pledge Friday, saying live on KSDK that he'll sign with Missouri. "I would like to announce that I will be attending Missouri University," Howard said, while tugging on a gray Mizzou hat.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @Dave_Matter: New at STLtoday: Ladue DE Nate Howard flips pledge from Wisconsin to Mizzou stltoday.com/sports/college…

Jan 30, 2015

New at STLtoday: Ladue DE Nate Howard flips pledge from Wisconsin to Mizzou stltoday.com/sports/college…

St. Louis man charged with throwing brick at cop during Ferguson protest

stltoday.com — When Ferguson protesters tried to shut down Interstate 70 in September, one of the objects hurled at police trying to control the crowd was a landscaping brick that struck a St. Louis County officer in the hand and heel, authorities say. This week, one of the protesters was charged in St.

Blues win in shootout again

stltoday.com — RALEIGH, N.C. * The two meetings between the Blues and the Hurricanes this season can be seen as showing the insignificance of an early lead or the power of changing goalies. In the first meeting between the teams, coach Ken Hitchcock pulled Brian Elliott from the goal after the Blues fell behind 3-1 12:42 into the game.

Civilian oversight board appears headed for passage, despite police union opposition

stltoday.com — ST. LOUIS * A bill to create a civilian oversight board for city police appears headed for passage next month, despite a fractious public meeting and a dire prediction from the police union. A majority of the Board of Aldermen has already affixed their names as co-sponsors of the bill, which would create a seven-member civilian board to investigate police misconduct allegations.
Jan 30, 2015

Police union leader says if oversight board is created #STL officers won't interrupt "criminal behavior." @FOX2now m.stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @AntonioFrench: Civilian oversight board appears headed for passage, despite police union opposition stltoday.com/news/local/art… via @stltoday

Jan 30, 2015

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Jan 30, 2015

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Shooting at St. Peters firing range was apparent suicide, police say

stltoday.com — ST. PETERS * A man is dead after he apparently committed suicide Friday afternoon at Ultimate Defense Firing Range & Training Center, police said. The incident, which us still being investigated by police, happened about 3:45 p.m. at the range, 590 Turner Boulevard. No other information was immediately available.
Jan 30, 2015

Shooting at St. Peters firing range was apparent suicide, police say: bit.ly/1CVajJV via @susan_weich

Jan 30, 2015

Shooting at St. Peters firing range was apparent suicide, police say : bit.ly/1Hu6YFB

Jan 30, 2015

Shooting at St. Peters firing range was apparent suicide, police say stltoday.com/news/local/cri…

St. Louis police investigate fatal shooting in O'Fallon neighborhood

stltoday.com — ST. LOUIS * St. Louis homicide detectives were at the scene of a fatal shooting in the O'Fallon neighborhood Friday night. Investigators were called to the scene just before 8 p.m. The incident happened in the 4000 block of Lee Avenue, just north of Fairground Park.

Man who shot Fairview Heights cop sentenced to 40 years

stltoday.com — BELLEVILLE * Dallas McIntosh, 30, was sentenced Thursday in St. Clair County Circuit Court to 40 years in prison for shooting a Fairview Heights police officer in 2012. McIntosh fired a shot at Officer Jeffrey Stratman during a traffic stop. The bullet hit Stratman's flashlight, throwing shrapnel into his hands.

Longtime anchor Tom O'Neal retiring from KTVI in July

stltoday.com — Longtime anchor Tom O'Neal will retire in July from KTVI (Channel 2), after 41 years on the air in St. Louis, station execs said. O'Neal will be replaced by Vic Faust, an STL native who now works at WXYZ in Detroit. Currently the co-anchor of the 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Jan 30, 2015

I'm so very fortunate to have worked with one of the best. Longtime anchor Tom O'Neal retiring in July: bit.ly/1uJYdw9 via @STLtoday

Jan 30, 2015

Longtime anchor Tom O'Neal retiring from KTVI in July: Longtime anchor will be replaced by STLer Vic Faust bit.ly/1HszxmO

Jan 30, 2015

Longtime anchor Tom O'Neal retiring from KTVI in July : bit.ly/1CU2Kmt via @stlsherpa

Goodell cites 'positive development' in St. Louis

stltoday.com — PHOENIX * NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had his annual Super Bowl news conference Friday and answered several Rams-related questions including the team's situation in St. Louis, Stan Kroenke's plans for Los Angeles, and the league's willingness to enforce its rules on franchise relocation.
Jan 30, 2015

More In St Louis believe it's a done deal...talk on the street, Rams are out of here. stltoday.com/sports/columns…

Jan 30, 2015

And here's Bernie's quick rundown on Goodell's remarks. Bernie will have much more to say on topic in his Sat. column stltoday.com/sports/columns…

Taylor Swift adds second date at Scottrade Center

stltoday.com — Following Friday's (Jan. 30) quick sell out of Taylor Swift's Sept. 28 concert at Scottrade Center, a second date has been added. The second show is on Sept. 29 at Scottrade Center. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 27; tickets are $36.50-$197. Tickets will be available at ticketmaster.com and at 800-745-3000.
Jan 30, 2015

But she can’t make ‘em stay RT @stltoday: Taylor Swift adds second date at Scottrade Center bit.ly/165xio5

Jan 30, 2015

Taylor Swift adds second date at Scottrade Center: bit.ly/1DoDJhl via @STLtoday