The Latest: Jags lead Steelers 42-35 late in 4th quarter

January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—The Latest on the NFL playoffs on divisional weekend (all times EST): 4:10 p.m. The Steelers aren’t going down easily. Le’Veon Bell took Ben Roethlisberger’s lateral and ran 8 yards for a TD as Pittsburgh cut Jacksonville’s lead to 42-35 with 2:18 left. Big Ben scrambled from the pocket and ran for 1 … Continue reading The Latest: Jags lead Steelers 42-35 late in 4th quarter

Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed Voices Opposition to House Bill 1332

Jefferson City, MO/January 14, 2018 (STL.News) – As America celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, is opposing legislation introduced in the Missouri House that would weaken protections for minority and women-owned businesses in Missouri by allowing any business to claim this designation if their employees are at … Continue reading Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed Voices Opposition to House Bill 1332

Kennedy targets gun violence in Illinois governor campaign

CHICAGO /January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when his father and uncle, Sen. Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy, were assassinated. Now the 54-year-old Democrat has made the issue a centerpiece of his campaign for Illinois … Continue reading Kennedy targets gun violence in Illinois governor campaign

US urges caution, warns of possible terror attacks in Kosovo

PRISTINA, Kosovo /January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The United States is warning its citizens to “exercise increased caution in Kosovo due to terrorism” and listed some areas Washington thinks are at increased risk. The State Department warning issued Friday said that “terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in the Balkans region, including Kosovo.” It also advises that … Continue reading US urges caution, warns of possible terror attacks in Kosovo

Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of DUI in California

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Police say former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Southern California. Lt. Rachel Johnson of the Newport Beach Police Department says Rodman was pulled over late Saturday for a traffic violation. Johnson says officers administered a field sobriety test, which Rodman failed. She says … Continue reading Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of DUI in California

Palestinian leader rebukes Trump: ‘Shame on you’

RAMALLAH, West Bank/January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—The Palestinian leader says President Donald Trump should be ashamed of himself for his handling of Mideast peace efforts. In a fiery speech to the Palestinian Central Council, a decision-making body, on Sunday, President Mahmoud Abbas criticized Trump and his policies toward the Palestinians, including his recognition last month of Jerusalem … Continue reading Palestinian leader rebukes Trump: ‘Shame on you’

Chicago Sets New Tourism Record Of 55 Million Visitors In 2017

Tourism Industry Supported More Than 146,000 Jobs Reaching Every Part of Chicago; A 17 Percent Increase in Jobs Since 2010 CHICAGO/ Jan. 14, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago today announced that visitors to the city in 2017 reached 55.2 million – a new record and 2.5 percent increase over the previous … Continue reading Chicago Sets New Tourism Record Of 55 Million Visitors In 2017

Trump says program to protect ‘Dreamers’ is ‘probably dead’

PALM BEACH, Fla. /January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children is “probably dead,” casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days before a deadline on a government funding deal that Democrats have tied to immigration. At issue is … Continue reading Trump says program to protect ‘Dreamers’ is ‘probably dead’