Wings’ Allisha Gray wins WNBA Rookie of the Year award

NEW YORK/September 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray is the WNBA Rookie of the Year. The league announced Tuesday that Gray received 30 votes from a national media panel while Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes got 10. Gray averaged 13 points and 3.9 rebounds and led all rookies with 1.53 steals per … Continue reading Wings’ Allisha Gray wins WNBA Rookie of the Year award

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Duane Manuel Sentenced to Prison for Falsifying Firearms Purchase Forms

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to two years and six months in prison, followed by three years supervised release, on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab imposed the sentence on … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Duane Manuel Sentenced to Prison for Falsifying Firearms Purchase Forms

New York News: Buffalo Man, Julian Beavers Charged With Selling Fentanyl That Caused Serious Bodily Injury

BUFFALO, N.Y.– U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that a federal grand jury has returned an indictment Julian Beavers, a/k/a Ock, a/k/a Marcel Ceasar, a/k/a BJ, 32, of Buffalo, NY, with possession with intent to distribute and distribution of fentanyl and acetyl fentanyl causing serious bodily injury, conspiracy to possess with intent to … Continue reading New York News: Buffalo Man, Julian Beavers Charged With Selling Fentanyl That Caused Serious Bodily Injury

AG Josh Hawley Emphasizes Office’s Commitment to Transparency

Jefferson City, Mo. September 19, 2017 (STL.NEWS)– In response to the audit released by State Auditor Nicole Galloway, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley emphasized his commitment to increasing transparency and accountability for expenditures from the State’s Legal Expense Fund. The audit released today analyzed records dating back to 2012, and it considered only the first … Continue reading AG Josh Hawley Emphasizes Office’s Commitment to Transparency

Legal Expense Fund Audit; Auditor Galloway finds legal settlements and judgments cost taxpayers more than $115 million

Jefferson City, MO September 19, 2017 (STL.NEWS) As part of her Budget Integrity Series of audits, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released an audit of the state’s Legal Expense Fund, which is the pool of money used to make payments stemming from lawsuits against the state. The report highlights how millions in taxpayer dollars … Continue reading Legal Expense Fund Audit; Auditor Galloway finds legal settlements and judgments cost taxpayers more than $115 million

America 2nd: Traditions mean Trump must wait his turn at UN

WASHINGTON/September 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)(Keywords: Trump, UN) — America second. It’s a rare consideration for President Donald Trump, who has boasted of a new foreign policy formed around the idea of strength and unabashedly putting his nation’s interests first. But his No. 2 billing will be the tradition he must respect when leaders deliver their messages … Continue reading America 2nd: Traditions mean Trump must wait his turn at UN

Global shares mixed but Nikkei rises on yen, muted elsewhere

TOKYO/September 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares were mixed Tuesday, as investors awaited comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve, but Japan’s benchmark rose on optimism over a weak yen and a record finish on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 inched down less than 0.1 percent in early trading to 5,227.91. Germany’s DAX slipped … Continue reading Global shares mixed but Nikkei rises on yen, muted elsewhere

Civil Unrest Continues After Former Cop’s Acquittal

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 19, 2017 (STL.News) Civil unrest continues in St. Louis after the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the shooting death of a black drug suspect. Peaceful by day, violent by night seems to be a recurring theme of the protests following Judge Timothy Wilson’s ruling on Friday to … Continue reading Civil Unrest Continues After Former Cop’s Acquittal