St. Louis

St. Louis' package theft problem: Where it's happening and what to do to fight it

Stats show that some areas of greater St. Louis report more package thefts than others.

U.S. Postal Service

Tipsheet: Success of Goff, Keenum underscores Fisher's failure

Folks in the STL don't need to be told that <b>Jeff Fisher</b> is a terrible offensive football coach.<p>They lived through the horror of his Rams regime. They …

Case Keenum

Ortiz: Plea to consider 'character' alters Hall of Fame vote

Integrity and Character. Those two words carry tremendous weight. They’re the traits you’d most want to associate with your sports heroes, your …

One man dead, a 14-year-old wounded, two suspects at large in police-related shooting

<i>Updated at 4:30 p.m.</i><p>One man is dead and a 14-year-old is wounded after police say a handgun was pointed at two officers who were patrolling the …

Policing

Illinois governor's race: 'Are we going to have an election or are we going to have an auction?'

America today has its first billionaire president, a millionaire majority in Congress and a campaign system in which a $174,000-a-year congressional …

Elections

Three Thanksgiving Day homicides bring St. Louis total to 188, matching 2016 and 2015

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> With 38 days left in the year, St. Louis appears to have reached an unhappy milestone: matching the number of homicides recorded in both …

Justice

Lady bugs, Star Wars and the American flag: St. Louis County shop customizes guns

'If you can imagine it, we can put it on a gun,' says owner of St. Louis County custom gun design business.

Guns

Missouri right-to-work law headed for public vote

<b>JEFFERSON CITY •</b> Following a review Missouri's Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has certified that a new right-to-work law will be put to a public …

Right To Work

St. Louis Community College board is expected to consider layoffs and buyouts Thursday

<b>ST. LOUIS</b> • The St. Louis Community College governing board is expected to vote Thursday on a budget reduction plan that still includes a reduction …

Higher Education

Before the feast, many turn out for the annual Thanksgiving Day parade

Before indulging in traditional Thanksgiving Day fare, many area residents bundled up for the 33rd annual Thanksgiving Day parade.<p>The event featured …

Botanical Gardens

WATCH: OILERS TODAY | Oilers @ Red Wings Post-Game

The Oilers respond the right way after a tough night in St.Louis by defeating the Red Wings in convincing fashion. Tom Gazzola has more on the 6-2 …

NHL

'There's the Arch': A look through the eyes of our photographers

Bosnian Fans<p>Spring snow at Busch Stadium less than a week before opening day<p>Cloudy sunset sets over St. Louis<p>Silent protest march to police …

Nashville Predators: What Fans Should Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving and the Nashville Predators are surging through a difficult part of their schedule to give us many reasons to be thankful.<p>With the …

Ice Hockey

What St. Louis jingle do you LOVE to hate?

Is it the whispering of "Wehrenberg…Wehrenberg…Wehrenberg…" or simply the "ba-ba-ba-ba" part? Is Feld the red-hot dealer? Is the Evergreen lawn grass …

Thursday's NFL matchups

MINNESOTA (8-2)<p>AT DETROIT (6-4)<p><b>Time</b> • 11:30 a.m., KTVI (2)<p><b>Fast facts</b> • Vikings QB Case Keenum has 584 yards passing and 110.5 passer rating over past …

Adam Thielen

After months of drawings and $1.1M jackpot, Aviston Legion has a Queen of Hearts winner

The long road to riches finally came to an end Wednesday night for one lucky Queen of Hearts player at the Aviston, Ill., American Legion Hall.<p>After …

Queen of Hearts

NHL's Thanksgiving playoffs rule unlikely to fit this season

Erik Gudbranson looks at the standings almost every day.

Barry Trotz

Lions add DE Dwight Freeney off waivers from Seahawks

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have added Dwight Freeney off waivers from Seattle.<p>Detroit acquired the 37-year-old Freeney on Wednesday, …

NFC North

Black Friday Super Guide: Best gift ideas for everyone on your list

With items ranging in price from free (downloads of her Super Soul Conversations podcast) to $2,000 (for a 55-inch TV that morphs into a painting), …

Shopping

Sports on the air: Thanksgiving Day

BASKETBALL<p><b>10:30 a.m. AdvoCare Invitational: Missouri vs. Long Beach State,</b> ESPN2, KTRS (550 AM) or KMOX (1120 AM)<p>11:30 a.m. Battle 4 Atlantis, …

College Basketball

Mexico raises minimum wage by 10 percent to $4.71 per day

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says it still isn't enough to meet the basic needs of a single worker or a family.

Social Justice

Mizzou vs. Long Beach State preview

MISSOURI (3-1) vs. LONG BEACH STATE (2-2)<p>When • 10:30 a.m. (St. Louis time)<p>Where • HP Field House, Orlando, Fla.<p>Series • MU leads 2-0; Last meeting: …

College Basketball

Ferguson leaders wonder if monitors worth $500,000 city has paid

<b>FERGUSON</b> • Ferguson has paid nearly a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city leaders question …

Ferguson, MO

Mizzou routs 49ers in Orlando tourney opener

<b>UPDATED, 12:30 p.m.</b><p><b>ORLANDO, FLA. •</b> No Michael, no problem for Mizzou in the first game of the Advocare Invitational. The Tigers tipped off …

College Basketball

Enrollment decline has Ferguson-Florissant weighing redistricting options

Long-term enrollment declines plus high facility costs have the Ferguson-Florissant School District thinking about redistricting.<p>The district has …

Education

Hochman: Amazing NBA career for St. Louisan David Lee

There weren’t going to be any fireworks for the big announcement, until, well, there literally were.<p>St. Louis native David Lee — the former NBA …

NBA All-Star

Mercy me, SLU falls at home on last-second shot

St. Louis University gave off mixed messages on its recent trip to New York where two games against power conference opponents resulted in one …

College Basketball

Garrett grows into vital role in Mizzou defense

<b>COLUMBIA, MO. •</b> If the Missouri football coaches stayed true to their initial instincts on Cale Garrett the sophomore linebacker would be spending …

College & University

NAACP honors civil rights pioneer Frankie Freeman with statue in Kiener Plaza

More than half a century ago, civil rights attorney Frankie Muse Freeman became the first woman appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. At …

Black History

Tarasenko KOs Oilers with his stick and his fists

Vladimir Tarasenko’s goals always get a rise out of the crowd at Scottrade Center, but that’s nothing compared to what happens when he gets in a …

Brayden Schenn