St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from November 17, 2018

After a Driver Was Murdered, One St. Louis Imo's Is No Longer Taking Cash for Deliveries at Night
ST. LOUIS - After the fatal shooting of a pizza delivery driver in July, the Imo's location where he was employed has announced it will no longer take cash for night deliveries."We are sorry for the inconvenience & that it has come to this for the...
After Getting the Silent Treatment, Mizzou Offensive Linemen Surge
After a 39-10 loss last month at Alabama, Missouri offensive line coach Brad Davis took a unique approach with the players under his watch.He stopped talking to them. For a whole week."He still coached us," center Trystan Colon-Castillo said this week....
Arch Grants Hands $1 Million to 20 Entrepreneurs
Eleven companies from St. Louis and nine from elsewhere are the latest winners of $50,000 awards from Arch Grants.The winners were announced Friday night at the Arch Grants gala, where the group gave an entrepreneur award to Harbour Group founder Sam...
Band, Beach Boys Hits Redeem a Tough Night for Brian Wilson
By now, Brian Wilson fans know the score: For the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and architect of the Beach Boys' legendary California sound, some days are better than others.Unfortunately, Wilson's performance at the Family Arena on Thursday night registered...
BenFred: Musial Awards about the Good in Sports
It's embarrassing to admit the moment faded from memory.On the sideline of an NCAA Tournament game in 2014, players for a winning Tennessee basketball team turned a handshake line into a procession of hugs.One by one, Volunteers wrapped their arms around...
Blues Find the Net, Beat Vegas
LAS VEGAS - For a team in search of scoring, all hands are welcome. So even if Brayden Schenn didn't figure in the scoring, just having him around was going to be a net gain for a team that had two goals total in the two previous games."Obviously the...
Blues Get Schenn Back in the Lineup
LAS VEGAS - Brayden Schenn's stint on the injured reserve list turned out to be extremely short -- just one day if you don't account for its retroactive dating -- but his return came with a significant change.After missing four games with what was most...
Business Digest
Lucky's Market adds grocery delivery - Lucky's Market is adding grocery delivery through a partnership with Shipt in St. Louis and several other markets.Lucky's, which has a store at 9530 Manchester Road in Rock Hill, is expanding delivery in six states....
CBC Beats Rockhurst
CBC senior forward Henry Etzel experienced the best kind of deja vu.Just as he did in a win over Rockhurst in October, Etzel knocked in the game-wining goal at the back post Friday to start the Cadets on their way to a 3-0 win in a Class 4 state semifinal...
Cyclone Kills 13 in Southern India, 80K People Evacuated
Next crew space mission is clearedA Russian Soyuz rocket sent a cargo ship on its way to the International Space Station on Friday, a successful launching that cleared the way for the next crew to travel to the space outpost.The launching of the Russian...
De Smet Soccer
All Carson King wanted was another chance.The De Smet senior forward fired high over a wide open net on a golden opportunity with just more than 10 minutes left in regulation. But he made good the next time around, scoring a golden goal 9 minutes and...
Dickey's Goal Helps Fort Zumwalt South Build Lead, Reach First State Final
In its first two state appearances, the Fort Zumwalt South boys soccer team netted a pair of third-place finishes.That tide finally turned Friday.A misjudged shot off the foot of junior defender Garrett Dickey started a wave of scoring as South powered...
Digest: Parkway North's Williams Commits to MU Football
Parkway North's Williams commits to MU footballNovember is Barry Odom's best month, and it just got better Friday. The Missouri football team picked up an oral commitment from four-star Parkway North safety Jalani Williams, who chose the Tigers over...
Faith Perspectives: Billboard Compares Trump to Christ
For a digital minute, on the day before Election Day, the stretch of I-170 near the St. Charles Rock Road went viral. And just as quickly, it was gone. Now, it has evidently re-appeared at the intersection of Maryland Heights Expressway and Riverport...
Games to Watch
CBC CADETS at JOPLIN EAGLESWhat - Class 6 semifinalWhen, where - 3 p.m. Saturday, Joplin's Junge FieldRecords - CBC 10-1; Joplin 10-2Next week - Winner of Blue Springs-Rockhurst in state championshipLast week - CBC 63, De Smet 28; Joplin 49, Kirkwood...
Hill, Thomas Clark M.D. Passed Away on Thursday
Hill, Thomas Clark M.D.passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2018, surrounded by family. Beloved husband of the late Elena Hill; father of Michael Hill and the late Jeffrey Hill; stepfather of Ricky Jackson, Ronald Jackson, and Teri Palmer; grandfather...
Joe's St. Louis: Local Poet Who Won National Book Award Will Be at Reading
METER FEED - Local poet Justin Phillip Reed has geared his career to a quick start.On Thursday, Reed won the 2018 National Book Award for Poetry for "Indecency," his debut collection.Judges called Reed's work "boldly and carefully executed and perfectly...
KP Development Becomes US Capital Development
The firm behind the redevelopment of the Fenton Chrysler assembly plant site is shedding the KP Development name and rebranding as US Capital Development.The Clayton-based company Jim Koman founded in 1994 as Koman Properties rebranded as KP Development...
Law & Order
ST. LOUIS > Woman charged in fatal shooting of her child's father - A woman fatally shot the father of her young child in a St. Louis home in September, according a murder charge filed Friday.Raja-Niah Morrison, 23, was charged with second-degree...
Letter to the Editor, Nov. 17
Voter location, distribution matter to outcome of electionsAlthough not all of the votes have been counted for the elections to the U.S. House of Representatives, the Democrats have won the House with what appears to be a nationwide total of 52 percent...
Lindenwood Open Brings Elite College Wrestling to the Area Area College Athletes
The NCAA wrestling championships are not scheduled to return to St. Louis until March 2021. But area fans looking to get their fix of top-level grappling will have that chance Saturday at the Lindenwood Open.The event, in its eighth year, will include...
Loop Trolley's First Day: A 'Bureaucratic Snafu' Kept It from Running Full Route. Then, Crime Scene Tape
The oft-delayed Loop Trolley finally began operating Friday afternoon, but its retro-looking streetcars didn't make it to the Loop business district itself because of a dispute with University City officials.The trolley's two cars only traveled along...
Maxwell Serves Up Sumptuous Grooves at Stifel Theatre with Marsha Ambrosius
The last time Maxwell came to St. Louis, it was his biggest show yet in the city, a 2016 performance with Mary J. Blige on the "King and Queen of Hearts Tour" at what's now Enterprise Center.His St. Louis return Thursday night was one of his smallest...
Metro Digest
KIRKWOOD > Winter fireworks fest ends - Kirkwood and its special business district are discontinuing the Downtown Kirkwood Winter Fireworks Festival, as of this year."We have concerns for spectator safety with the fireworks going off in such a small...
Missouri-Tennessee: 5 Questions
1. WHO WANTS IT MORE?The Tigers didn't seem overly satisfied with clinching bowl eligibility, but they can't afford to let up against a Tennessee team hungry to do the same with a win Saturday. "I can't see us not getting to 8-4, and if we don't get...
Mizzou Survives First-Round Scare at Paradise Jam
The Missouri basketball team survived a scare in the first round of the Paradise Jam and overcame another ugly offensive performance in a 55-52 win over Kennesaw State in the Virgin Islands.Jordan Geist's free throws with 1:42 left put the Tigers (2-1)...
MLS Stadium Hitch Emerges at St. Louis Board of Aldermen
ST. LOUIS - The first wrinkle has arisen in the effort to land a Major League Soccer team here: A group of St. Louis aldermen, eyeing the tens of millions of dollars spent to redo city-owned sports facilities in recent years, is pushing the soccer team...
Parkway Says Substitute Had 'A Pattern of Inappropriate Conduct' before Pledge Incident
A Parkway substitute teacher who said he was fired over an incident involving the Pledge of Allegiance had "a pattern of inappropriate conduct," the district's superintendent said Friday.Jim Furkin asked the Parkway School Board on Wednesday night to...
Saturday's Sports on the Air
SATURDAYAUTO RACING10:30 a.m. NASCAR: Ford EcoBoost 400, second practice, NBCSN11:30 a.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series: Ford EcoBoost 300, qualifying, NBCSN1 p.m. NASCAR: Ford EcoBoost 400, final practice, NBCSN2:30 p.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series: Ford EcoBoost...
Sex Abuse Victim Sues St. Louis University and Former Student Who Attacked Her
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis University and a former student who pleaded guilty in July to two domestic assault charges and one misdemeanor sexual abuse charge were sued Thursday by the student who was attacked.Colten Bonk, 20, is serving 120 days of "shock...
Short Takes on Not-So-Funny Humor and Not-So-Fun Flights
A little chess humor. Very little. (thumbs up)In the world of chess, Fabiano Caruana is like Tiger Woods, Tom Brady and Serena Williams wrapped into one. He is America's premier grandmaster, and though his name isn't quite a household word yet, there...
SLU Hits the Road Looking for Some Cohesion
In each of Travis Ford's three seasons at St. Louis University, the Billikens have taken at least one extended trip, encompassing multiple games and including plenty of bonding opportunities.The team might never have needed such a trip more than now.The...
Spirit Awards Heap Noms on 'Eighth Grade,' 'First Reformed'
Burnham, Ramsay are among nominees for Spirit AwardsThe 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards showered nominations on Bo Burnham's coming-of-age tale "Eighth Grade," Lynne Ramsay's existentialist thriller "You Were Never Really Here" and Paul Schrader's...
St. Louis County Jury Acquits Church Volunteer of Child Molestation, Sodomy
CLAYTON - A St. Louis County jury has acquitted a former Normandy church volunteer and van driver of charges he molested and sodomized a boy at the church more than three years ago.Late Thursday evening, the jury found Mickey Flanigan, 71, of the 7800...
St. Louis Man Who Fatally Shot His Ex-Girlfriend through Her Bedroom Window Gets Life in Prison
Correction published Monday, December 10, 2018 - Ciera Jackson, 24, was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, Victor Whittier, in St. Louis on Aug. 13, 2017. Jackson's first name was misspelled in stories about her death and Whittier's sentence of life in prison...
St. Louis Police Release Videos of Two Officer-Involved Shootings in Effort at Transparency
ST. LOUIS - Transparency.That was Police Chief John Hayden's key point Friday as he released two surveillance videos that captured two separate officer-involved shootings in the last two months.The people shot by police -- a 15-year-old police say was...
Strong Second Half Propels Crusaders Back to Semifinals
Strong second halflifts Lutheran NorthThe Lutheran North football team needed some refocusing at halftime on Friday in Caruthersville.Coach Carl Reed was happy to provide it."We kind of came down here with a bad mentality," Reed said. "We weren't ready...
Trump Says Will Name EPA's Acting Chief to Post Permanently
Trump wants acting EPA chief to stay at the helmAndrew Wheeler, a former congressional aide and lobbyist who has led the Environmental Protection Agency since his scandal-plagued predecessor resigned earlier this year, got President Donald Trump's nod...
Washington's Late Interception Helps Trinity Slosh Past Southern Boone
ASHLAND, MO. - As usual, Marcus Washington helped save the day for the Trinity football team.The 6-foot-3, 200-pound senior wideout snared the ball out of midair to seal the Titans' 27-17 win over Southern Boone County in a Class 3 state quarterfinal...
Webster Groves Wins
Owen Culver is turning into Mr. Clutch for the Webster Groves boys soccer team.After scoring just two regular season goals, the junior forward notched his fourth of the postseason – and third in the last two games – to get the Statesmen offense started...
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