St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from August 27, 2018

A 50-Year Standing Hair Appointment Continues amid the Unusual Goods at Gringo Jones in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS - Martha Dille walked with a colorful cane through one of the most recognizable entryways in St. Louis.The front of Gringo Jones Imports is pleasantly bizarre. A 17-foot multicolored giraffe statue and stone-carved knights, yetis and dragons...
Along for the Ride: Back to the Drawing Board for St. Charles Parking Proposal
A "smart parking" plan envisioned for downtown St. Charles has been delayed at least a year.The staff of a grant screening agency is recommending against allocating $800,000 in federal money for the plan, which would include creating a smartphone GPS...
Ask the Road Crew
Chat with Andrew Gates of the Missouri Department of Transportation, Jamie Wilson of the St. Louis Streets Department and David Wrone of the St. Louis County Department of Transportation at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at stltoday.com/chat. Here is an edited excerpt:Brian:...
CARDINALS 12, ROCKIES 3 (Box Score)
CARDINALS 12, ROCKIES 3Cardinals AB R H BI BB SO Avg.Carpenter 1b 5 2 4 2 0 0 .273Molina c 5 1 2 1 0 0 .273Pena c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200Martinez rf 5 1 2 1 0 1 .307O'Neill lf 5 2 2 2 0 2 .282DeJong ss 4 1 1 0 1 1 .233Gyorko 3b 5 2 3 1 0 0 .266Bader cf 4 1...
Carpenter Smacks Four Doubles as Cardinals Rout Rockies
DENVER - As many times as Matt Carpenter had come to Coors Field and watched a teammate have a blockbuster game or a team a binge inning, he never experienced that same elation. His game never seemed to be going in the same direction as the altitude.The...
Digest: St. Louis U. Men Lose, Women Win in Soccer
St. Louis U. men lose, women win in soccerAnthony Brown scored in the 89th minute for the St. Louis University soccer team, but it wasn't enough for the Billikens to avoid a 2-1 loss to Memphis on Sunday at Hermann Stadium. The goal was Brown's second...
Editorial: Our New Gilded Age
Average compensation for top U.S. executives exploded to nearly $19 million in 2017, up almost 18 percent from 2016, a new report says. If you don't remember getting an 18 percent raise last year, it's because you probably didn't.The report by the liberal...
Editorial: `Support the Troops' Should Include Financial Protection
Paying verbal homage to America's military service members is the easiest thing in the world for politicians to do. But if those politicians act in the interests of some big, influential industry -- say, car dealers, or payday lenders -- to the detriment...
Fan Charged after Rushing Onstage at Beyonce, Jay-Z Concert
Man charged after rushingstage of Beyoncé, Jay-Z showPolice say they are pursuing more charges against a man who rushed onstage during a Beyoncé and Jay-Z concert in Atlanta.Atlanta police Officer Lisa Bender said that Anthony Charles Thomas Maxwell,...
Fans Flock to See Blues' Newcomers, Third Jersey at IceBreaker Event
Sunday marked coach Mike Yeo's first Icebreaker event with the Blues, and the place was packed.Can you believe this crowd?"I can't. It's unreal," Yeo said.He quickly corrected himself."I shouldn't say that," he continued. "I can believe it because I...
Hochman: One Game Might Go Down as Turning Point for Cardinals
The eight minutes that changed the Cardinals' season began with an opposing closer gripping a baseball and a lead.Wade Davis stood on the mound at Busch Stadium the afternoon of Aug. 2 where, an autumn before, he had clinched a division title for the...
Law & Order
ALTON > 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting - The Major Case Squad was called to investigate a triple shooting that left one person dead in Alton early Sunday.Authorities released few details. Police said three people were shot about 2 a.m. in the 100 block...
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 27
Republicans must stand for country over partyWhen it was clear that President Richard Nixon had plotted to cover up his involvement in the Watergate break-in, principled Republican legislators (members of the president's own party) took a stand. On Aug....
Luke Bryan Gives Crowd-Pleasing Country Show at Busch Stadium, Seasoned with Fireworks and Flames
When the very first song from the man who drew 40,000-plus to a baseball stadium to hear him includes fireworks and cauldrons of fire, you are in for a show.And while Luke Bryan's tour is called "What Makes You Country," it looked more like "What Makes...
Maine Governor Hospitalized after Experiencing 'Discomfort'
Houston voters OK flood-control bondVoters in Houston and its surrounding county marked the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey coming ashore by approving the issuance of $2.5 billion in bonds to fund flood-control projects that might mitigate damage caused...
Man Killed after Street Festival in Eastern Germany
Iran vows to keep up support for the Syrian governmentIran's defense minister said Sunday his country will continue its support of the Syrian government to ensure improved security in the region, adding that the nature of the two countries' cooperation...
Messenger: Chief Hayden's Push for More Witness Cooperation Starts in His Own Department
About 100 days into his job as the top cop in the city of St. Louis, Chief John Hayden addressed a nagging problem in a city that sometimes struggles to solve violent crimes because it can't get victims and witnesses to cooperate."If we expect the community...
SIUE Soccer's McHugh Aims High in Senior Season
Eight minutes into his first regular-season college soccer game, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Keegan McHugh went down with a season-ending knee injury.Now a redshirt senior and a team captain, McHugh and the Cougars opened the 2018 season...
St. Louis County Races Could Be Key as Republicans Try to Hold Veto-Proof Majority in Missouri House
JEFFERSON CITY - Three Missouri House districts in St. Louis County are among Democratic targets this fall as the party tries to trim the GOP's supermajority in the Legislature.The contested turf includes two districts encompassing the Oakville and Mehlville...
St. Louis Woman Paralyzed by Stray Bullet Has Died, Her Family Says
ST. LOUIS - Nearly one year after a St. Louis woman was paralyzed by a stray bullet that zipped through the back door of her mother's home, Tamara Collier's fight to survive has ended, her relatives said Sunday.Collier, 25, died about 3 p.m. Saturday...
Wong Hopes to Avoid DL as Mayers' Injury Opens Long-Awaited Spot for Leone
DENVER - A week before the Cardinals had to confront the looming return of a reliever from the 60-day disabled list, the decision was made for them late Saturday night.They hope to avoid such a decision with Kolten Wong entirely.On the same day the Cardinals...
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