The Latest: Austria vs. Switzerland in Alpine team final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Top-seeded Austria and Switzerland will meet in the final of the Alpine team skiing event, which is making its Olympic debut in Pyeongchang. Norway and France square off in the bronze-medal match. It’s an event that several … Continue reading The Latest: Austria vs. Switzerland in Alpine team final

Jimmy Butler leaves Wolves’ game with apparent knee injury

HOUSTON/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Minnesota All-Star Jimmy Butler left the Timberwolves’ game against the Houston Rockets with an apparent injury to his right knee. After grabbing a rebound late in the third quarter Friday, Butler pivoted and planted hard on his right foot before collapsing and grabbing his right knee. He was on the floor … Continue reading Jimmy Butler leaves Wolves’ game with apparent knee injury

Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges: Ban assault weapons

JACKSON, Miss./February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Ruby Bridges, who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago, said Friday that she is distressed by mass shootings in U.S. schools. “When I think about our babies today and them not being safe in school, I think that should be … Continue reading Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges: Ban assault weapons

The Latest: Britain advances to Alpine team quarterfinal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Great Britain has beaten the U.S. to advance to the quarterfinal round of the Alpine team skiing event, which is making its debut at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Quite a few of the world’s top racers skipped the … Continue reading The Latest: Britain advances to Alpine team quarterfinal

The Latest: Canadian snowboarder Toutant wins Big Air

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant has soared to gold in the Olympic debut of men’s Big Air. Toutant scored a 174.25 in the final to give Team Canada its 11th gold of the Pyeongchang Games. Kyle Mack of … Continue reading The Latest: Canadian snowboarder Toutant wins Big Air

Dustin Lockwood Charged with Possessing Guns at Fox High School in Arnold, Missouri

St. Louis, MO (STL.News) Dustin Lockwood, 23, was charged in a federal criminal complaint Wednesday, February 21, 2018. According to the affidavit submitted in support of the complaint, on February 20, 2018, at approximately 4:00 p.m, Arnold Police Department and ATF responded to Fox High School in Arnold, Missouri, after a school staff member contacted … Continue reading Dustin Lockwood Charged with Possessing Guns at Fox High School in Arnold, Missouri

US visa boss insists mission statement isn’t anti-immigrant

SAN DIEGO/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The head of the federal agency that grants citizenship and immigration benefits said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: “A thousand times no.” Francis Cissna told The Associated Press that he cut reference to the U.S. being a “nation of … Continue reading US visa boss insists mission statement isn’t anti-immigrant

Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debate

LAS VEGAS /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A lawyer seeking a court order to enforce a Nevada gun buyer screening law that has not been enacted despite voter approval in November 2016 blamed the state’s Republican governor and attorney general on Friday for stalling the law. “For either personal or political reasons,” attorney Mark Ferrario told … Continue reading Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debate