FBI report on black ‘extremists’ raises fears of targeting

WASHINGTON/November 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. The FBI said it doesn’t target specific groups, and the report is one … Continue reading FBI report on black ‘extremists’ raises fears of targeting

White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

WASHINGTON/November 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars. In an analysis to be released Monday, the Council of Economic Advisers says the figure is more than six times larger than the most recent estimate. The … Continue reading White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

Doctor Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements

After Billing Healtch Care Programs with no Medical License or Office – Doctor Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements St. Louis, MO/November 20, 2017 – On Monday, November 13, 2017, Deborah Lee Dowden, 61, of Defiance, Missouri, pled guilty to one felony charge of making a false statement to a health care program.  In her … Continue reading Doctor Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements

Phillips 66 Store Clerk Indicted on Gun Charges

St. Louis, MO/November 20, 2017 (STL.News)(Keywords: Phillips 66, Store Clerk, Indicted) – Taleb Jawher was charged Thursday, November 16, 2017 in an Indictment with being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. The charge results from events that occurred on September 26, 2017.  Jawher, a clerk at the Phillips 66 store at 2800 N. … Continue reading Phillips 66 Store Clerk Indicted on Gun Charges

Global shares lower in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

TOKYO/November 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares were mostly lower in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday’s retreat on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 fell 0.1 percent in early trading to 5,312.37, while Germany’s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 12,959.45. Britain’s FTSE … Continue reading Global shares lower in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving

St Louis Weather Conditions and Forecast, November 20, 2017

St Louis Weather Conditions, Forecast & Air Quality Index readings published by STL.News ST. LOUIS, MO/November 20, 2017 (STL.News) St Louis weather conditions & forecast readings from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport at 3:51 a.m at Latitude: 38.75°N, Longitude: 90.37°W – Elevation 604 feet. Forecast is provided by the National Weather Service (N.W.S.). Current … Continue reading St Louis Weather Conditions and Forecast, November 20, 2017

Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title

HOMESTEAD, FL/November 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — NASCAR’s newest champion wouldn’t take his helmet off. He couldn’t. If he did, then everyone would see Martin Truex Jr. cry. Truex capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR’s champion Sunday, then struggled to start the celebration. He was mobbed on the frontstretch by his … Continue reading Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title

Don’t Miss the 33rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

Celebrate the Start of the Holiday Season at the St. Louis Thanksgiving Day Parade ST. LOUIS, MO/November 19, 2017 (STL.News) Each year St. Louis ushers in the magic of the holiday season with a flurry of amazing activities.  One of the first of the season is the annual Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade which has … Continue reading Don’t Miss the 33rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade