Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of Orlando officer

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — An Orlando police sergeant was shot and killed Monday after approaching a suspect wanted for questioning in the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend, and a second law enforcement officer was killed in a motorcycle crash while responding to a massive manhunt for the suspect. More than a dozen schools were placed … Continue reading Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of Orlando officer

AP-NORC Poll: Obama won nation’s approval, didn’t unite it

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — More Americans feel Barack Obama’s presidency divided the country than feel it brought people together, a new poll shows. Yet he leaves office held in high esteem by a solid majority. Eight years after Obama’s historic election, just 27 percent see the U.S. as more united as a result of his presidency, … Continue reading AP-NORC Poll: Obama won nation’s approval, didn’t unite it

Trump, McCain weigh in on Meryl Streep’s Globes speech

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP)(STL.News) — Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes turned out to be the opening volley in a war of words with President-elect Donald Trump. The actress never mentioned Trump by name, but it was clear who her target was in pointedly saying that a … Continue reading Trump, McCain weigh in on Meryl Streep’s Globes speech

Chief: Woman ‘shocked’ at short sanction for Texas officer

DALLAS (AP)(STL.News) — A white Texas policeman was suspended without pay for 10 days, but will not be fired, after an incident in which he was caught on video wrestling a black woman and her daughter to the ground, Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald announced Monday. Fitzgerald said the officer violated policy, is sorry … Continue reading Chief: Woman ‘shocked’ at short sanction for Texas officer

US stocks mixed in afternoon trading as oil prices slide

US stocks mixed (AP)(STL.News) Oil and natural gas companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly lower in afternoon trading Monday as the price of crude oil and other energy futures fell. Utilities stocks were also among the big decliners, while health care stocks were headed for the biggest gain. Investors had their eye on the latest … Continue reading US stocks mixed in afternoon trading as oil prices slide

Update – Russell family that lost everything in house fire

Update about the Russell family loosing everything in house fire HILLSDALE, MO/January 9, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) Last week the Darryl Russell family brought their daughter and new grandson home from the hospital thinking life was good.  Holidays were great, new grand child, everybody safe and happy. However, while thinking that, only a few minutes later Russell … Continue reading Update – Russell family that lost everything in house fire

An OpenTable Neighborhood Gem to Close – Atlas Restaurant

Atlas Restaurant in Debaliviere Place Announces End ST LOUIS, MO/January 9, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – It’s a sad day for St. Louis diners.  One of the best restaurants in the city has announced it is closing.  Atlas Restaurant at 5513 Pershing Ave. in St. Louis’ Debaliviere Place neighborhood will close next month.  They were unable to … Continue reading An OpenTable Neighborhood Gem to Close – Atlas Restaurant

Trump has taken few steps to disentangle from private empire

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump pledged to step away from his family-owned international real estate development, property management and licensing business before taking office Jan. 20. With less than two weeks until his inauguration, he hasn’t stepped very far. Trump has canceled a handful of international deals and dissolved a few shell companies created … Continue reading Trump has taken few steps to disentangle from private empire