Students return to Kentucky high school after shooting spree

BENTON, Ky. /January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Students returned Friday to the Kentucky high school where a classmate went on a shooting rampage, killing two teenagers and injuring multiple others in an attack that shook this rural community to its core. The first school day at Marshall County High School since the attack Tuesday began with an assembly … Continue reading Students return to Kentucky high school after shooting spree

Lower than Expected Growth Should Not Dim 2018 Optimism

NEW YORK/ Jan. 26, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis today reported 2.6 percent annualized growth in real Gross Domestic Product for the final quarter of 2017. While this figure broke a run of two quarters of above 3.0 percent growth, the fact that a 2.6 percent reading can be considered “below … Continue reading Lower than Expected Growth Should Not Dim 2018 Optimism

Romanian premier-designate presents 27-member Cabinet

BUCHAREST, Romania/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Romanian Prime Minister-designate Viorica Dancila on Friday presented her government lineup of 27 ministers as Romania prepares for its third premier in a year. The left-wing Social Democrat government has faced the largest protests since communism ended over moves to ease off on its anti-corruption fight, but Parliament is expected to … Continue reading Romanian premier-designate presents 27-member Cabinet

Sheriff: 2 sought for questioning in Colorado deputy’s death

DENVER/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Authorities in Colorado want to question two men who were nearby when a slain sheriff’s deputy was shot, while a man believed to be the gunman is scheduled to appear in court Friday. Adams County Sheriff Michael McIntosh said Thursday that police believe they have the gunman in custody but he refused … Continue reading Sheriff: 2 sought for questioning in Colorado deputy’s death

Federer in record 7th Aussie Open final after Chung retires

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — It took just over an hour for Roger Federer to fix one anomalous statistic in his extraordinary career. Defending champion Federer, who was leading Hyeon Chung 6-1, 5-2 when the Korean retired in the second set of their Australian Open semifinal on Friday night, is within one win of a 20th … Continue reading Federer in record 7th Aussie Open final after Chung retires

Fire at hospital kills 37, injures scores in South Korea

MIRYANG, South Korea/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A fire raced through a small South Korean hospital with no sprinkler system on Friday, killing 37 people, many of them elderly, and injuring more than 140 others in the country’s deadliest blaze in about a decade. Sejong Hospital in the southeastern city of Miryang has a separate nursing ward … Continue reading Fire at hospital kills 37, injures scores in South Korea

Opioid crisis affects police dogs, too

HAMILTON, N.J./ Jan. 26, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — For Paul Ressler, president and CEO of The Overdose Prevention Agency Corp., every life is precious, and that includes K-9s. Ressler, as well as representatives in the local and national medical and law enforcement communities, have cautioned that canine police units can be put in deadly situations as … Continue reading Opioid crisis affects police dogs, too

Police visit Moscow movie theater showing banned Stalin film

MOSCOW/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Police officers have shown up at a Moscow movie theater that screened a satirical film about Soviet leader Josef Stalin in defiance of an official Russian government ban. Moscow police didn’t immediately declare the purpose of their visit to Pioner theater on Friday, but it followed the Russian Culture Ministry’s warning that … Continue reading Police visit Moscow movie theater showing banned Stalin film