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6 pm news
For first time, Ferguson releases video confirming image of Darren Wilson2014-08-20 18:53:00 STLToday.com
What charges could Darren Wilson face?2014-08-20 18:42:14 kmov.com
Ex-CEO of nursing service sentenced for theft2014-08-20 18:24:00 BND.com
The former head of a suburban St. Louis health services company has been sentenced to 38 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $600,000 from the firm's accounts.Read Full Story ...
Ex-CEO of Bridgeton company gets 38-month sentence for embezzling $610,0002014-08-20 18:24:00 STLToday.com
For nearby resident, Ferguson protests a burden on everyday life2014-08-20 18:16:43 kmov.com
5 pm news
Officer who threatened to kill protester in Ferguson suspended2014-08-20 17:52:11 kmov.com
Criminal assault charge leads to officer's firing2014-08-20 17:40:00 BND.com
A police lieutenant in the Kankakee County community of Grant Park has been fired after being charged with criminal sexual assault.Read Full Story ...
U. of Illinois can expect presidential pay to rise2014-08-20 17:40:00 BND.com
An employee of the firm helping the University of Illinois search for a new president says the school should expect to pay a salary in line with its status as…Read Full Story ...
AG Holder meeting with Michael Brown's parents2014-08-20 17:35:00 BND.com
U.S. Attorney General is meeting with the parents of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old fatally shot by a police officer.Read Full Story ...
N. Ill. man sentenced for impregnating girl, 122014-08-20 17:35:00 BND.com
A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after impregnating a 12-year-old girl.Read Full Story ...
Edwardsville teachers told to avoid discussing Ferguson events with students2014-08-20 17:30:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis police release video, audio of deadly police shooting2014-08-20 17:30:00 STLToday.com
Video, 911 call of fatal St. Louis officer-involved shooting released2014-08-20 17:26:28 kmov.com
Pastors played a key role in maintaining relative peace Tuesday night2014-08-20 17:15:39 kmov.com
'it was an intensive search'; reason police keeping close tab on Ferguson church unclear2014-08-20 17:06:16 kmov.com
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Sheriff: Hostage takers shot through door2014-08-20 17:00:00 BND.com
Cook County Sherriff Tom Dart says hostage takers shot twice through a door as officers stormed up a stairway in an ultimately successfully rescue at a suburban Chicago home.Read Full Story ...
Frontenac OKs plans for craft distillery2014-08-20 17:00:00 STLToday.com
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder visits Ferguson, meets with Michael Brown's family2014-08-20 17:00:00 STLToday.com
Holder discusses police mistrust outside Ferguson2014-08-20 17:00:00 BND.com
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told members of the Ferguson community that as a black man he understands why many African-Americans mistrust the police.Read Full Story ...
4 pm news
EXCHANGE: Writers make mark at café meetings2014-08-20 16:55:00 BND.com
Wander into the tea room of Decatur's Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Café on a Wednesday afternoon, and you're liable to meet some authors.Read Full Story ...
Ferguson business owners: The looting is taking a financial toll2014-08-20 16:53:14 kmov.com
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Of 51 arrests in Ferguson, 1 is a resident2014-08-20 16:46:00 BND.com
St. Louis County police say 51 people were arrested from mid-day Tuesday through early Wednesday in Ferguson ? all but one of them from out of town.Read Full Story ...
Stun gun death cited in Ferguson lawsuits2014-08-20 16:45:00 BND.com
The mother and wife of a man killed by a Ferguson officer in 2011 have filed separate lawsuits with new allegations against a police department already under criticism for the…Read Full Story ...
Fox district cuts down on use of credit cards2014-08-20 16:45:00 STLToday.com
Putin to FergusonMarianKemensky@cagleblog.com (Marian Kemensky)
Hundreds Turn Out For Ice Cream Social2014-08-20 16:42:55 SIUE.edu
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff turned out for the annual Merchant?s Fair and Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 20, in the Goshen Lounge at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Watch SIUE Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe, SIU President Randy Dunn and Edwardsvile Mayor Hal Patton hand out free Dairy Queen Blizzards to the crowd.
The fair and ice cream social is sponsored by the SIUE Campus Activities Board Cougar Welcome Committee.
Police identify man killed by St. Louis police2014-08-20 16:40:00 BND.com
St. Louis police say they've identified a 25-year-old black man shot to death by two white police officers not far from a suburb where a police killing of a black…Read Full Story ...
Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended2014-08-20 16:40:00 BND.com
Officials say a police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then…Read Full Story ...
More transfer students can go back to Francis Howell schools2014-08-20 16:39:00 STLToday.com
Man charged in double Kansas City homicide2014-08-20 16:35:00 BND.com
An 18-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with killing two people as they sat inside a stopped vehicle.Read Full Story ...
Race and AmericaAdamZyglis@cagleblog.com (Adam Zyglis)
Holder visits with students, community leaders, Michael Brown's family in Ferguson2014-08-20 16:15:00 STLToday.com
Off the beat: Snake found in cave at City Museum2014-08-20 16:14:00 BND.com
Read the KSDK report here.Read Full Story ...
Police MilitarizationMikeKeefe@cagleblog.com (Mike Keefe)
St. Ann officer removed after pointing gun, threatening Ferguson protesters2014-08-20 16:00:00 STLToday.com
County prosecutors begin presenting evidence in Ferguson shooting to grand jury; U.S. attorney general visits2014-08-20 16:00:00 STLToday.com
3 pm news
Panel denies cut in electric rates for Noranda2014-08-20 15:55:00 BND.com
Missouri regulators have denied a request from the state's largest electricity consumer to cut the rate it's charged by Ameren Missouri by roughly 25 percent.Read Full Story ...
Man pleads guilty in Missouri paddlefish case2014-08-20 15:55:00 BND.com
A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to illegally trafficking caviar from paddlefish that were caught in western Missouri.Read Full Story ...
Illinois students improve slightly on ACT test2014-08-20 15:40:00 BND.com
This year's Illinois high school graduates performed slightly better on the ACT college entrance exam than last year's, in one of the final years test will serve as a mandatory…Read Full Story ...
Rauner urges immediate appeal to Supreme Court2014-08-20 15:35:00 BND.com
Republican gubernatorial bidder Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) is directing his legal team to appeal an Illinois appeals court ruling that a term limits question cannot appear on the November ballot.Read Full Story ...
Race RelationsJoeHeller@cagleblog.com (Joe Heller)
Red-hot Jay moves up to No. 2 spot2014-08-20 15:15:00 STLToday.com
Body found in East St. Louis2014-08-20 15:05:17 kmov.com
2 pm news
Rick Perry IndictedBobEnglehart@cagleblog.com (Bob Englehart)
ACLU cites Ferguson video, asks Highway Patrol to remove officer2014-08-20 14:31:00 STLToday.com
College tuition costsDaveGranlund@cagleblog.com (Dave Granlund)
Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting2014-08-20 14:20:00 BND.com
A police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a…Read Full Story ...
Appeals court says term limits can't be on ballot2014-08-20 14:15:00 BND.com
An Illinois appeals court has upheld a ruling that a term limits question cannot appear on the November ballot.Read Full Story ...
Charities offer food, aid to Ferguson residents2014-08-20 14:10:00 BND.com
Charities are offering short-term help to residents of neighborhoods in Ferguson, Missouri, where civil unrest following the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old has disrupted their daily lives.Read Full Story ...
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1 pm news
Cameron's Iraq policyPareshNath@cagleblog.com (Paresh Nath)
Women-owned small businesses struggle to get loans2014-08-20 13:43:00 STLToday.com
DON'T SHOOTBillDay@cagleblog.com (Bill Day)
AIDS and EBOLAPareshNath@cagleblog.com (Paresh Nath)
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Excessive Heat Warning issued for St. Louis area until Sunday2014-08-20 13:26:58 kmov.com
Joe Brazil is new St. Charles County GOP chairman2014-08-20 13:21:00 STLToday.com
How a grand jury works in St. Louis County2014-08-20 13:15:00 STLToday.com
How does a grand jury work in St. Louis County?2014-08-20 13:15:00 STLToday.com
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Police investigate "suspicious fire" at St. Charles probation-parole office2014-08-20 13:10:00 STLToday.com
MoBot schedules annual Japanese Festival2014-08-20 13:05:00 theintelligencer.com
St. Louis housing complex manager admits stealing identities2014-08-20 13:01:00 STLToday.com
LCCC plans Organ Spectacular Concert2014-08-20 13:00:00 theintelligencer.com
12 pm news
Holder visits with students, community leaders in Ferguson2014-08-20 12:59:00 STLToday.com
Cops For PlutocracyPatBagley@cagleblog.com (Pat Bagley)
Missouri president given contract extension2014-08-20 12:25:00 BND.com
The University of Missouri Board of Curators has extended president Tim Wolfe's contract through June 30, 2018.Read Full Story ...
Missouri regulators deny Noranda rate request2014-08-20 12:20:00 STLToday.com
Authorities investigate suspicious fire at Probation, Parole office in St. Charles2014-08-20 12:17:25 kmov.com
Effingham to host fall music festival2014-08-20 12:15:00 theintelligencer.com
Governor candidates set on 3 traditional debates2014-08-20 12:10:00 BND.com
Illinois' gubernatorial candidates will appear together at three traditional debates before November.Read Full Story ...
JAC to host ANIMAL Jam-Bo-Ree2014-08-20 12:10:00 theintelligencer.com
Des Plaines alderman, 29, dies of apparent stroke2014-08-20 12:05:00 BND.com
A first-term alderman in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines has died of an apparent stroke.Read Full Story ...
11 am news
Ferguson Autopsy ReportJeffDarcy@cagleblog.com (Jeff Darcy)
Suit alleges Ferguson officers used Taser on mentally ill man, killing him2014-08-20 11:30:00 STLToday.com
New lawsuit alleges Ferguson officers used Taser on mentally ill man in 2011, killing him2014-08-20 11:30:00 STLToday.com
SIU School of Dental Medicine Provides Screenings at Illinois State Fair2014-08-20 11:14:01 SIUE.edu
Free dental screenings were conducted by volunteer oral health professionals in the Illinois Department of Public Health Wellness on Wheels mobile health van at the Illinois State Fair last week.
Fourth-year SIU School of Dental Medicine students Mark Hobbie and Vance Knauer, alongside Dr. Poonam Jain, director of community and preventative dentistry, were among those who volunteered on Friday, Aug. 15.
Annual dental visits are important for good oral hygiene and care, and also required by Illinois law for kindergartners, second graders and sixth graders. The free exams conducted by SIU students counted as the state required exams for the children.
The dental exams included checking a child?s lips, feeling the soft tissues and checking the physical conditions of their teeth and gums. Oral health professionals determined whether tooth eruption and loss was on schedule according to developmental guidelines. They also observed tooth abnormalities, plaque and tooth decay.
Two dental professionals were present during SIU?s screenings. Dr. David Miller, chief of the division of oral health within the Illinois Department of Public Health, and SIU alumnae Dr. Samantha Arnold frequented the tent to help Hobbie and Knauer with their screenings.
?Dr. Arnold served as a great role model for our students,? said Jain. ?Both Mark and Vance enjoyed the opportunity to learn from the experience at the State Fair.?
The SIU School of Dental Medicine students manage approximately 35,000 patient visits each year at its patient clinics in Alton and East St. Louis. In addition, students offer oral health treatment, screenings and education to more than 10,000 people annually through a wide variety of off-campus community outreach events. These opportunities provide students the training they need to graduate and become highly skilled dentists. The School of Dental Medicine is a vital oral health care provider for residents of southern and central Illinois, and the St. Louis metropolitan region.Read Full Story ...
McCulloch talks grand jury proceedings regarding Ferguson police shooting2014-08-20 11:08:45 kmov.com
10 am news
Pedestrian hit on interstate near Kansas City2014-08-20 10:50:00 BND.com
The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating after a man was struck and killed on the Interstate 70 in the Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs.Read Full Story ...
Housing manager pleads guilty to identity theft2014-08-20 10:29:00 BND.com
A U.S. attorney's office in Missouri says a manager of a local housing complex and two other people have pleaded guilty to identity theft charges.Read Full Story ...
Report: Woman slain in Bali received over $800K2014-08-20 10:10:00 BND.com
A published report says a suburban Chicago woman killed on the Indonesian resort island of Bali collected more than $800,000 through a 2011 settlement.Read Full Story ...
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9 am news
2 Pat Quinns to raise money for ALS2014-08-20 09:59:00 BND.com
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is getting a hand from someone with a familiar name to raise money for Lou Gehrig's disease.Read Full Story ...
Prosecutors to begin presenting evidence in Ferguson shooting to grand jury today2014-08-20 09:45:00 STLToday.com
County prosecutors presenting evidence in Ferguson shooting to grand jury; U.S. attorney general arrives2014-08-20 09:45:00 STLToday.com
8 am news
Audit criticizes state's school reform deal2014-08-20 08:40:00 BND.com
A state auditor says the Missouri education department used a biased bidding process when it contracted with a consultant to study an overhaul of the Kansas City school district.Read Full Story ...
Negotiators still working to end Harvey standoff2014-08-20 08:30:00 BND.com
Law enforcement officials are continuing to negotiate with at least one hostage-taker for the release of two children and two adults he is still holding inside a house in the…Read Full Story ...
Ferguson a moment's pauseTaylorJones@cagleblog.com (Taylor Jones)
ICE BUCKET CHALLENGERandyBish@cagleblog.com (Randy Bish)
Missouri utilities look to Kansas for wind energy2014-08-20 08:15:00 BND.com
Missouri utilities are looking to Kansas companies to help meet carbon dioxide emission targets proposed by a federal agency.Read Full Story ...
McCulloch: Grand jury to consider Ferguson case through mid-October2014-08-20 08:15:00 STLToday.com
McCulloch: Grand jury to get evidence in Ferguson case through mid-October2014-08-20 08:15:00 STLToday.com
7 am news
Attorney General Eric Holder to visit Ferguson Wednesday2014-08-20 07:29:15 kmov.com
Sheriff: Illinois boy dies after Wisconsin crash2014-08-20 07:25:00 BND.com
Dodge County authorities say a 9-year-old Illinois boy has died after a three-vehicle accident last week.Read Full Story ...
Florida woman hurt in texting-while-driving case wins $4.3M in lawsuit2014-08-20 07:08:00 STLToday.com
SIUE Hosts Innovation Expo Making Better Megawatts, Mousetraps and Medicine2014-08-20 07:00:20 SIUE.edu
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is hosting an SIU system-wide Innovation Expo Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Morris University Center Conference Center. ?Making Better Megawatts, Mousetraps and Medicine? is the theme of the free event.
The expo supports long-term, sustainable innovation in collaboration with regional business and industry ? from idea generation to partnership and commercialization. While the Edwardsville campus is hosting the expo for the first time, the Carbondale campus and the SIU School of Medicine in Springfield also participate.
The event includes an invitation-only noon luncheon for select faculty innovators and industry representatives. After a welcome from SIU President Randy Dunn, Dr. George Vermont will make the public keynote address at 1:30 p.m. A networking session with refreshments follows immediately.
Vermont has 32 years of experience in industry. He currently works for the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program. For the last nine years, he has interviewed over 2,500 small business recipients of SBIR awards in an attempt to validate the effectiveness of the SBIR program. In his presentation, he will highlight some of the study?s findings.
?This system-wide expo provides outstanding visibility for all of the research, patent work and technology being developed on all our campuses,? said Dr. Jerry Weinberg, SIUE associate provost for research, dean of the Graduate School. ?Companies with research and project needs can seek out faculty to assist in achieving their goals.?
Following the presentation, a networking session will feature kiosks displaying faculty research, allowing industry representatives to learn what SIU researchers have to offer and to discuss potential matches to their needs and ideas. The featured work ranges from alternative energy and antibiotics to medical devices and gene therapy.
Sponsors include the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center, University Park at SIUE, the SIUE Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Husch Blackwell, Dentons, Polsinelli, SIUE and SIUC.
For a complete list of participants and registration information, visit tie.siu.edu.
Those interested in participating in the luncheon should contact the SIUE SBDC at 618-650-2929 or email@example.com.Read Full Story ...
Man arrested after pointing gun at Interstate2014-08-20 07:00:00 BND.com
The Platte County Sheriff's Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol say they arrested an Idaho man who witnesses said was pointing a gun at traffic along Interstate 29 north…Read Full Story ...
Indiana county accepts closed Wabash River bridge2014-08-20 07:00:00 BND.com
Officials in a southwestern Indiana county are taking over a Wabash River bridge between Indiana and Illinois that's been closed for more than two years.Read Full Story ...
Outburst interrupts night of peace in Ferguson2014-08-20 07:00:00 STLToday.com
Outburst interrupts night of relative peace in Ferguson2014-08-20 07:00:00 STLToday.com
6 am news
Missouri man arrested after pointing gun at interstate traffic2014-08-20 06:56:00 STLToday.com
Ferguson-Florissant offers sack lunches to students in need2014-08-20 06:51:46 kmov.com
Group works to cleanup Ferguson after protests, riots at night2014-08-20 06:20:53 kmov.com
McGraw Live: Robert McCulloch & Cat Neville2014-08-20 06:15:00 STLToday.com
Man convicted in 30-year-old homicide case2014-08-20 06:10:00 BND.com
A man will be sentenced Oct. 9 for the murder of an elderly eastern Missouri woman nearly 30 years ago.Read Full Story ...
Ice bucket challenge is a red hot fundraiser2014-08-20 06:00:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
Illinois burglary suspect dies in New York jail2014-08-20 05:50:00 BND.com
Authorities say a Chicago-area woman has died in custody two days after she and three other suspects in a burglary ring were arrested in central New York.Read Full Story ...
New Red Cross disaster warehouse in Texas ready2014-08-20 05:45:00 BND.com
An American Red Cross disaster supplies warehouse in North Texas has the distinction of being the group's biggest facility to serve the most people.Read Full Story ...
4 am news
Belvidere teachers go to work without contract2014-08-20 04:15:00 BND.com
Teachers in Belvidere have returned to their classrooms without a contract.Read Full Story ...
Driver charged in crash that killed wife2014-08-20 04:05:00 BND.com
A Kansas City man whose wife was killed when he crashed their car into a sign post has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.Read Full Story ...
EXCHANGE: Websites offer new revenue options2014-08-20 04:05:00 BND.com
Mary O'Connor is struggling to keep her business open, so she turned to social media.Read Full Story ...
Dog taken from Missouri shelter picked up as stray2014-08-20 04:05:00 BND.com
One of two dogs that were stolen from a southeast Missouri shelter earlier this month has been found.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
Growing numbers in eastern Illinois need food aid2014-08-20 03:50:00 BND.com
An eastern Illinois food bank says about one in every five residents of the region relies on food pantries and other forms of food aid. Food bank officials say the…Read Full Story ...
Chicago girl apparently drowns in suburban pool2014-08-20 03:35:00 BND.com
Officials say a 12-year-old Chicago girl who was pulled from a pool at an Arlington Heights swimming pool has died.Read Full Story ...
Medical marijuana town hall planned in Chicago2014-08-20 03:19:00 BND.com
Northeastern Illinois University is the setting for the last of three town hall meetings about the application process for the state's medical marijuana program.Read Full Story ...
Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued2014-08-20 03:15:00 BND.com
Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled…Read Full Story ...
Arab American philanthropy gives grants nationwide2014-08-20 03:10:00 BND.com
A Michigan-based philanthropic organization that helps nonprofit groups serving Arab Americans nationwide is awarding more than a dozen grants from coast to coast.Read Full Story ...
Illinois man sentenced to 24 year for sex assault2014-08-20 03:04:00 BND.com
A Stark County judge has sentenced a Kewanee man to 24 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.Read Full Story ...
2 am news
Key events following the death of Michael Brown2014-08-20 02:50:00 BND.com
A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri.Read Full Story ...
Holder bringing personal perspective to Ferguson2014-08-20 02:15:00 BND.com
Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could ? by telling his own family story.Read Full Story ...
Official: 4 of 6 child hostages freed in Harvey2014-08-20 02:05:00 BND.com
Negotiators have worked late into the night trying to persuade two men barricaded in a home in a Chicago suburb to end their standoff with police and release the last…Read Full Story ...
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12 am news
Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters2014-08-20 00:59:00 BND.com
The tall black man walked up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, working a bullhorn, imploring protesters to behave themselves.Read Full Story ...
McClellan: It's a battle of words in Ferguson2014-08-20 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Ferguson mayor pledges to recruit black officers as city breaks silence2014-08-20 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Ferguson unrest is taking its toll on education2014-08-20 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Jay takes one for the team again2014-08-20 00:15:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis area residents make up bulk of Ferguson arrests2014-08-20 00:15:00 STLToday.com
McClellan: Ferguson police chief takes on a battle of words2014-08-20 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Jay takes one for the team again in win2014-08-20 00:15:00 STLToday.com
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