On King Day, divisions and hope in the era of Trump

ATLANTA (AP)(STL.News) — Scott Shepherd didn’t fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klansman says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy. He reached for atonement Monday evening, sitting on a dais next to Bernice … Continue reading On King Day, divisions and hope in the era of Trump

The Latest: Inaugural committee releases parade detail

NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:50 p.m. Military bands and units from all branches of the service, high school bands and even the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will join newly sworn-in President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in Friday’s Inaugural parade. More than 8,000 … Continue reading The Latest: Inaugural committee releases parade detail

Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver who caused rollover

PHOENIX (AP)(STL.News) — An Arizona state trooper who was beaten and shot while responding to a traffic collision on Interstate 10 was attacked by a Mexican man who was responsible for the one-vehicle rollover, authorities said. Leonard Pennelas-Escobar opened fire on Trooper Edward Andersson early Thursday after the officer had stopped on the interstate and … Continue reading Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver who caused rollover

Teen slain in ‘rape-murder fantasy’ was friend to the lonely

GLENSIDE, Pa. (AP)(STL.News) — The smiles radiate from photos posted online by friends: Grace Packer sporting an impish grin as a toddler, floating happily in a pool as a young teen, leaning in to talk to a friend at her school lunch table. But the 14-year-old posted a more haunting picture, a forlorn selfie taken … Continue reading Teen slain in ‘rape-murder fantasy’ was friend to the lonely

Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK’s son

NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration to accusations of plagiarism. Trump on Monday met with one of King’s sons on … Continue reading Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK’s son

Fezziwig’s Wine & Fondue Party Postponed Due to Ice

Tickets Still Available for New February Date – Fezziwig’s Wine & Fondue Party O’Fallon, IL/January 16, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News)  Fezziwig’s Wine & Fondue Party – When gourmet food mixes with artisan goods and an enchanting setting, it’s a recipe for a lovely afternoon or evening affair.  Fezziwig’s Marketplace at 225 West First Street in O’Fallon, Illinois … Continue reading Fezziwig’s Wine & Fondue Party Postponed Due to Ice

Grafton Oyster Bar Is New Cajun/Creole Contender from Old Favs

Letting the Good Times Roll Along the River – Grafton Oyster Bar Grafton, IL/January 16, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – It’s not every day that lunch or dinner feels like a mini-vacation, but a short drive up the Great River Road to the Grafton Oyster Bar at 215 Water Street in Grafton, Illinois is like being transported … Continue reading Grafton Oyster Bar Is New Cajun/Creole Contender from Old Favs

UK leader Theresa May to appear in US Vogue magazine

LONDON (AP)(STL.News) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to appear in the American edition of Vogue magazine. May’s Downing Street office says the pictures for the April edition were shot by celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz. Downing Street says there’s no connection between the photographs and May’s visit to the United States, which is … Continue reading UK leader Theresa May to appear in US Vogue magazine