Sessions: Ferguson emblem of tense relationship with police

ST. LOUIS/March 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Ferguson, Missouri, has become “an emblem of the tense relationship” between law enforcement and those it serves, especially minority communities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday during a visit to St. Louis. Sessions, speaking to a gathering of law enforcement leaders at the federal courthouse that sits roughly 12 … Continue reading Sessions: Ferguson emblem of tense relationship with police

New Restaurants in the Works for St. Louis

Private Kitchen, Fork & Stix, Gamlin Creating New Ventures St. Louis, MO/March 31, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – So often when we write about rapid change within the St. Louis restaurant industry, we are sadly lamenting the loss of one eatery to make room for another.  This week, the changes are all about plans for new ventures … Continue reading New Restaurants in the Works for St. Louis

Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in WH

WASHINGTON/March 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and daughter are holding onto scores of real estate investments — part of a portfolio of at least $240 million in assets — while they serve in White House jobs, according to financial disclosures released publicly late Friday. Jared Kushner, Trump’s senior adviser, resigned from more … Continue reading Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in WH

Trump’s approach to intel agencies shows anxiety, distrust

WASHINGTON/March 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The White House’s handling of intelligence reports on the Russia investigation has been labeled unorthodox and, to the Democrats, suspicious. But when it comes to Donald Trump’s relationship with his spy agencies, that’s par for the course. Since taking office, Trump has challenged the integrity of intelligence officials, moved to … Continue reading Trump’s approach to intel agencies shows anxiety, distrust

Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal

WASHINGTON/March 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump urged his former national security adviser to strike an immunity deal Friday, even as congressional investigators rebuffed Michael Flynn’s offer of cooperation in exchange for protection from prosecution. Trump tweeted that Flynn, the adviser he fired in February, should ask for immunity because he’s facing “a witch … Continue reading Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal

AG Sessions Visits St. Louis To Speak On Violent Crime In America

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session visited St. Louis on Friday ST. LOUIS, MO/March 31, 2017 (STL.News) Sessions spoke to members of law enforcement along with state and community leaders about the surge in violent crime in America in recent years.  During his speech at the Thomas Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in downtown St. Louis, the Attorney … Continue reading AG Sessions Visits St. Louis To Speak On Violent Crime In America

US stock indexes mixed in late-afternoon trading

March 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) U.S. stock indexes drifted mostly higher in late-afternoon trading Friday as the market closed out a solid quarter with the Nasdaq composite headed for another record high. Investors had their eye on several corporate deals and new economic data on consumer spending and inflation. Financial stocks were down the most, while … Continue reading US stock indexes mixed in late-afternoon trading

Interstate collapse complicates Braves’ stadium debut

ATLANTA (AP)(STL.News) — The collapse of a section of an interstate in Atlanta has heightened traffic concerns for the Braves’ first game at new SunTrust Park. The Braves are encouraging fans to adjust their plans to attend Friday night’s exhibition against the New York Yankees. Only season-ticket holders are invited, but now the path to … Continue reading Interstate collapse complicates Braves’ stadium debut