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Articles from December 28, 2018

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CHESTERFIELD > Lottery ticket is worth $1 million - A lottery ticket bought in Chesterfield became quite the Christmas present after Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing.The Mega Millions lottery ticket purchased at the Petro Mart at 14201 Olive...
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY > Motorist fatally shot behind wheel - A man found dead inside a vehicle that crashed in North County on Wednesday had been shot while driving, police said.Police identified the man as Roshon Sykes, 18, of the 9400 block of Theodosia...
After NASA Win, Sensor Startup Has Prospects on Earth and in Space
A St. Louis startup's technology, designed to detect air quality problems on Earth, may also be headed into space.Applied Particle Technology, based at the BioGenerator in the Central West End, recently won a $100,000 prize from the National Aeronautics...
Alton Mother Hid Girl's Diabetes Diagnosis from Family and Doctors until It Was Too Late, Police Say
An Alton mother who learned her daughter had diabetes five years ago but never filled a prescription for insulin and concealed the diagnosis from family and doctors has been charged in the teenage girl's death, authorities said.The girl, Emily Hampshire,...
Aretha Franklin to Be Honored with Tribute Show Next Month
Television tribute in the works befitting the Queen of SoulThe Queen of Soul will get a royal tribute from Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Kelly Clarkson and more next month.The Recording Academy and music mogul Clive Davis will put on the concert -- "Aretha!...
As Trash Fills the Seas, Missouri Lawmaker Wants to Block Government Crackdowns on Plastic
Fans of the Crow's Nest in Maplewood lit up the restaurant's Facebook page in March when its owners announced on the site that staff would provide plastic straws only if customers requested them.The announcement drew a generally positive response, and...
Bankrupt Healthcare Company Looks to Sell Its Stake in St. Alexius Hospital in South St. Louis
An ownership stake of the small St. Louis hospital known for helping inspire the horror novel and film "The Exorcist" is up in the air amid the bankruptcy of a national health care chain.In Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings spanning the last two months,...
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Francisco Pena will once again have a chance to secure the role as Cardinals backup catcher.The Cardinals have signed Pena to a minor-league deal for 2019 with an understanding that he will arrive at spring training with a chance to compete for the backup...
BenFred: The XFL Wants Our Feedback? Here It Is
What would make us watch?This is the question I keep coming back to when trying to decide how to feel about the XFL.Professional football is returning to St. Louis, yet there seem to be more reasons for skepticism than projected success.Our area's appetite...
Best Bets: SLSO Plays Disney, the Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Lil Baby, Jeff Dunham, NYE Events
Here's a selection of New Year's Eve parties happening around town. Find more at stltoday.com/blender.- A Stellar New Year's Eve with Basement Sound System DJs, 9 p.m. Monday, Moonrise Hotel rooftop Twilight Room (6177 Delmar Boulevard), free but registration...
Blues Continue Surge with Win over Sabres
The Blues' game with the Sabres on Thursday had some of the elements you might find in your standard issue holiday movie. There was the homecoming of Carter Hutton, the former Blues goalie who became much loved in his brief time in St. Louis who is now...
Blues Getting 2020 All-Star Game
There has been no official word from the Blues or the NHL, but St. Louis will be awarded the league's 2020 All-Star Game at Enterprise Center.During an early October visit to St. Louis for a Blues game and a tour of Enterprise renovations, NHL Commissioner...
Business Digest
U.S. consumer confidence tumbles in December - U.S. consumer confidence tumbled this month as Americans began to worry that economic growth will moderate next year. But consumer spirits are still high by historic standards.The Conference Board, a business...
Child Porn Charge against O'Fallon, Mo., Teen Is Deferred
ST. CHARLES COUNTY - Authorities have deferred prosecuting a child porn case against an O'Fallon, Mo., teenager whose father turned his son in to police after discovering nude photos of a toddler on the teen's cellphone.St. Charles County prosecutors...
Chile Court Upholds Tighter Rules for Human Rights Prisoners
Boy, 12, survives beingburied in avalancheA 12-year-old boy in the French Alps was found alive and uninjured after being buried under an avalanche for 40 minutes, an event his rescuers are calling a true "miracle."French police in the town of Bourg Saint-Maurice...
Digest: James Is Voted AP Male Athlete of the Year
James is voted AP Male Athlete of the YearLeBron James went to the NBA Finals for the eighth consecutive year. He changed addresses again, leaving his Cleveland home for the second time to join the Los Angeles Lakers in the biggest move of free agency...
Editorial: Political Squabbling Stunted St. Louis' Progress in 2018
The demands St. Louis-area residents place on their local elected officials are immense. The rewards those officials get are few and far between. The public seems to have little appreciation of the low salaries and the absolute necessity of maintaining...
Edwardsville Boys
COLLINSVILLE - If Thursday was any indication, the Edwardsville Tigers aren't the same team they were a month ago.The Tigers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 59-56 victory over Quincy in the opening round of the 35th annual Collinsville Holiday...
Ending Opioid Epidemic Requires Broad, Sustained Commitment
When injured, a person can bleed to death in as little as five minutes. Bleeding control is often the difference between survival and death.In 2015, in response to the horrific Sandy Hook school shooting, a Connecticut trauma surgeon created Stop the...
Erik Wemple: 'But Mr. Trump Had Not Read the Letter': Television Is Running the Country
The resignation latter of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis runs just shy of 600 words. For the average reader, digesting such a missive is an undertaking of about three minutes, maybe a bit less. Way too much, in other words, for the president of the United...
Falco Brings D-I Experience to Lindenwood
For 10 seasons, Katie Falco served as an assistant women's basketball coach at NCAA Division I South Dakota State University under longtime head coach Aaron Johnston. In that time, the Jackrabbits went 248-87, made 10 postseason appearances and won four...
Florida Toddler Injured after Crashing Motorcycle into Fence
Toddler injured driving father's three-wheelerAuthorities say a Florida toddler was seriously injured after crashing her father's three-wheel motorcycle into a fence.The Miami Herald reports that the crash occurred Wednesday evening in a Miami-area neighborhood.Miami-Dade...
Friday's Bowl Games
MUSIC CITY BOWLPurdue (6-6, Big Ten) vs. Auburn (7-5, SEC)Kickoff - 12:30 p.m., Nashville, Tenn. (ESPN)Top players - Purdue WR Rondale Moore (1,164 yards, 12 TDs) is a freshman and All-American who led the nation with 103 catches. ... Auburn QB Jarrett...
Hazelwood West Rallies
FRONTENAC - Hazelwood West boys basketball coach Charles Harris had a very accurate description of his point guard, Casey Jones."He's ice for us," Harris said. "All of our offense goes through him."Fittingly it was Jones sinking several big shots and...
Incarnate Word Rolls Past Kirkwood
TOWN AND COUNTRY - Incarnate Word senior Kiki Britzmann doesn't have to worry about what-ifs anymore.After sitting out just about all of last season with a knee injury, including IWA's championship loss to Edwardsville at the Visitation Christmas Tournament,...
Jeremiah Johnson, Tony Campanella, John McVey Fire Up Guitar Madness
When Off Broadway reached out to St. Louis blues guitarist Jeremiah Johnson with an offer of a performance date, Johnson knew just what that date should look like."I said, 'Well, it's a Sunday, the day before the end of the year, so I got to do something...
Jerseyville Girls Win
JERSEYVILLE - Clare Breden counted the days.Abby Manns couldn't wait either.The Jerseyville girls basketball team was ready for its rematch with Alton Marquette on Thursday night.Really ready."All we wanted was revenge and to get that win back," said...
Johnson, Nancy Ann (Nee Lanza)
Johnson, Nancy Ann (nee Lanza), Baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection, Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Beloved wife of the late William Henry Johnson. Dear mother of William S. (Gayle) Johnson, Randolph S. (Tatiana) Johnson, Michael V. (Kelly)...
Letters to the Editor, Dec. 28
U.S. consumers overlook China's abuses of human rightsThe article (Dec. 23) regarding U.S. sportswear tied to Chinese internment camps was spot-on and way overdue. China continues to be the world's biggest abuser of human rights and animals, yet that...
Long-Term Residents of an Extended Stay Hotel in Hazelwood Must Move On
HAZELWOOD - Over the summer, Erica Mann needed a fresh start. She said her son was shot, and she lost her job and house."I came here on the downfall," Mann, 48, said Thursday about a room in an extended-stay hotel off North Lindbergh Boulevard.Gradually,...
Media Views: Schlanger Had Call of the Year as We Look Back at 2018
It was a monumental year on the national stage for three sportscasters with deep local ties as we look back at the St. Louis-related sports media scene of 2018.- Bob Costas, who lived in town for more than three decades and now splits time between his...
Milder, Jeanne Shieber of University City
Milder, Jeanne Shieber of University City, MO, died Dec. 27, 2018, at the age of 98. A noted concert pianist and music educator, Jeanne was a graduate of the St. Louis Institute of Music and Eastman School of Music (1942), and was the founding chair...
Missouri Weighing Whether to Build Another Nursing Home for Veterans
JEFFERSON CITY - A new state-run nursing home for military veterans could be on the horizon in Missouri.A review of state bidding documents shows the Missouri Veterans Commission is seeking a contractor to determine if the current fleet of seven homes...
Mizzou's Hall Finishes Turbulent Season on a Mission
COLUMBIA, MO. - Emanuel Hall was back. He knew it. Drew Lock knew it. Missouri fans knew it.The senior wide receiver rolled a few feet downfield, jumped up with the ball in his hands and celebrated the 41-yard pass he had just caught from Lock to pick...
New Group Raises Millions to Boost Fragmented St. Louis-Area Schools
One initiative of the Opportunity Trust is the School Finder, a website to help families navigate information from different schools, including application deadlines, in one place. Here are some of its goals:By fall 2019:- Thirty percent of families...
Parkway Central Gets It Done
TOWN AND COUNTRY - The Parkway Central girls basketball team posed quite a big problem Thursday for Edwardsville High in the semifinals of the 44th Visitation Christmas Tournament.Literally 12 feet and 3 inches of problems.Junior post players Jayla Kelly...
Phat Buddha Productions Turns 20: 'We've Got 20 More Years to Go'
Phat Buddha Productions got its bare-bones start 20 years ago in co-owner Brad Goldenberg's basement.Today, it remains one of St. Louis' most popular recording studios, with a client list that includes Nelly, Lil Wayne, Panic! at the Disco, Travis Barker,...
Q&A: 'Alabama Story' Addresses Censorship and Race
"I stumbled on the story of Emily Wheelock Reed, who was persecuted by politicians who wanted to remove her because she protected children's books that seemed to promote racial integration. It just seemed like incredibly fertile territory for a play."Kenneth...
Richard Cohen: New York Times Ignores Appalling Pedigree of Anti-Semitism
Over the centuries, anti-Semitism has been many things -- a religious conviction, an ideology, a national ethic, an unadorned expression of hate and, in more recent times, evidence of sturdy insanity. Now thanks to a New York Times interview with Alice...
The 10 Best New St. Louis Restaurants of 2018
- See what six new restaurants made Ian Froeb's list of honorable mentions. Page 28- Plus, seven bonus dishes he savored in 2018. stltoday.com/offthemenuAn odd year, 2018.I was tempted to begin my selection of the year's best new restaurants with an...
Ward Stare Returns to SLSO to Lead New Year's Eve Concert
Find parties, concerts and more ways to celebrate New Year's Eve. stltoday.com/goFormer music director David Robertson has left the building, but on Monday night, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will continue the distinctive New Year's Eve concert tradition...
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