Lyda Krewson Wins St. Louis’ Mayor’s Race In Primary

ST. LOUIS, MO/March 9, 2017 (STL.News) Lyda Krewson could become St. Louis’ first female mayor. During Tuesday’s Primary Election, the alderwoman from St. Louis’ 28th Ward won the Democratic nomination, beating out six other candidates. During her victory speech, Krewson said she was humbled to win in a field of strong candidates. Krewson also spoke … Continue reading Lyda Krewson Wins St. Louis’ Mayor’s Race In Primary

World stocks sink as crude slump sends energy shares lower

HONG KONG/March 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — World stock markets fell Thursday after news of a big buildup in U.S. oil stockpiles depressed crude prices and shares of energy companies. KEEPING SCORE: European shares fell in early trading. Britain’s FTSE 100 sank 0.5 percent to 7,297.92 and Germany’s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 11,933.01. France’s CAC … Continue reading World stocks sink as crude slump sends energy shares lower

Stock indexes end mostly lower as the price of oil plunges

NEW YORK/March 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. stocks fell for the third day in a row as energy companies tumbled along with the price of crude oil. Investors also sold high-dividend stocks as bond yields rose, giving investors other alternatives for seeking income. Crude oil prices fell 5 percent, their biggest drop in more than … Continue reading Stock indexes end mostly lower as the price of oil plunges

Kansas suspends star freshman Jackson for Big 12 opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)(STL.News) — Kansas suspended star freshman Josh Jackson for the opening game of the Big 12 Tournament Wednesday after he backed into a parked car last month and fled the scene, the latest in a string of legal troubles for the top-ranked Jayhawks. Jackson will miss Thursday’s quarterfinal against eighth-seeded TCU or … Continue reading Kansas suspends star freshman Jackson for Big 12 opener

Tribeca to close with ‘Godfather’ reunion, screenings

NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — The 16th Tribeca Film Festival will close with a “Godfather” cast reunion and a back-to-back screening of parts one and two of Francis Ford Coppola’s classic saga. Tribeca announced Wednesday that the 45th anniversary screenings will be followed by a conversation with Coppola, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Robert Duvall, James Caan … Continue reading Tribeca to close with ‘Godfather’ reunion, screenings

Study: Climate change goosed odds of freakishly hot February

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — A freakishly balmy February broke more than 11,700 local daily records for warmth in the United States, but it didn’t quite beat 1954 for the warmest February on record, climate scientists said. The average temperature last month was 41.2 degrees — 7.3 degrees warmer than normal but three-tenths a degree behind the … Continue reading Study: Climate change goosed odds of freakishly hot February

Caveman menu: Woolly rhino in Belgium, mushrooms in Spain

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — Eating like a caveman meant chowing down on woolly rhinos and sheep in Belgium, but munching on mushrooms, pine nuts and moss in Spain. It all depended on where they lived, new research shows. Scientists got a sneak peek into the kitchen of three Neanderthals by scraping off the plaque stuck on … Continue reading Caveman menu: Woolly rhino in Belgium, mushrooms in Spain

FBI’s Comey: ‘You’re stuck with me for another 6 1/2 years’

BOSTON (AP)(STL.News) — FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday he plans to serve his entire 10-year term, even as controversy swirls over his attempt to rebut President Donald Trump’s claim that the Obama administration tapped his phones during the election. “You’re stuck with me for another 6½ years,” Comey said during a cybersecurity conference at … Continue reading FBI’s Comey: ‘You’re stuck with me for another 6 1/2 years’