Istanbul governor: at least 35 dead in attack on nightclub

ISTANBUL (AP)(STL.News) — An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations Saturday, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others in what the city’s governor described as a terror attack. Gov. Vasip Sahin said the attacker, armed with a … Continue reading Istanbul governor: at least 35 dead in attack on nightclub

Trump ditches media for golf game, offers New Year’s wishes

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump ditched his press pool once again, traveling to play golf at one of his clubs without a pool of journalists on hand to ensure the public has knowledge of his whereabouts. Before he went golfing Saturday, Trump tweeted an unusual New Year’s message to friends and … Continue reading Trump ditches media for golf game, offers New Year’s wishes

Rural New Mexico exports mentoring model for physicians

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP)(STL.News) — The heart of an unborn child beat strong and steady through an amplified monitor, as physician Leslie Hayes examined a pregnant 40-year-old who recently was weaned from heroin with help from anti-craving medication. Hayes and her colleagues treat more than 200 patients for drug-use disorders involving heroin and prescription opioid pain … Continue reading Rural New Mexico exports mentoring model for physicians

US issuing new rules to curb illegal fishing, seafood fraud

PORTLAND, Maine (AP)(STL.News) — The Obama administration is issuing new rules it says will crack down on illegal fishing and seafood fraud by preventing unverifiable fish products from entering the U.S. market. The new protections are called the Seafood Import Monitoring Program, and they are designed to stop illegally fished and intentionally misidentified seafood from … Continue reading US issuing new rules to curb illegal fishing, seafood fraud

New QT in Ellisville to open January 2017

QT located at Manchester Rd and Clarkson to open by the end of January 2017 ELLISVILLE, MO/December 31, 2016 (STL.News) Onsite construction workers said that the new QT located at Manchester Rd/Clarkson intersection in Ellisville is suppose to open sometime in January 2017. While this opening date has not been confirmed by QT, the appearance … Continue reading New QT in Ellisville to open January 2017

Revelers bid adieu to a year of conflicts, celebrity deaths

(STL.News) – As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and deaths of legendary celebrities. How people are ushering in the new year: AUSTRALIA Sydney sent up a dazzling tribute to 2016’s fallen icons with a New Year’s Eve … Continue reading Revelers bid adieu to a year of conflicts, celebrity deaths

The Latest: Defense mostly dominates 1st half in Peach Bowl

ATLANTA (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff Peach Bowl semifinal game between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Washington. All times local. 4:55 p.m. Alabama backup tailback Bo Scarbrough was one of the few offensive players producing big plays in a defense-dominated first half. Scarbrough gained 80 yards on nine carries, including … Continue reading The Latest: Defense mostly dominates 1st half in Peach Bowl

Expansion plans for Drury Hotels Co. in 2017

Drury Hotels Co. announces expansion plans for 2017 CREVE COEUR, MO/December 31, 2016 (STL.News) Drury Hotels has released expansion plans for 2017 opening 6 hotels and maybe more.  Drury expanded into the Cleveland market in 2016.  2017 plans are to open new locations Nashville, Milwaukee, Chandler Arizona, Fort Myers Florida, Frisco Texas, Cape Girardeau, and … Continue reading Expansion plans for Drury Hotels Co. in 2017