Trump clashes with civil rights leader as inauguration looms

NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump’s feud with civil rights icon John Lewis is highlighting the president-elect’s willingness to attack any and all political rivals even with his inauguration less than a week away. The Republican billionaire slammed the Democratic congressman — and his Atlanta-area district — on Saturday, a day after Lewis described Trump … Continue reading Trump clashes with civil rights leader as inauguration looms

The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. The iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, company executives say. … Continue reading The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing

Dine Out for the Darryl Russell family at Candicci’s Restaurant

Dine Out for Darryl Russell family scheduled for Monday, January 16, 2017 at Candicci’s Restaurant BALLWIN, MO/January 14, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) We published an article about the Darryl Russell family losing everything to fire on Wednesday, January 5, 2017 titled “Hillsdale house fire, cook at Candicci’s Restaurant suffers critical loss“. Darryl Russell has worked for Candicci’s … Continue reading Dine Out for the Darryl Russell family at Candicci’s Restaurant

Peabody Energy secures $1.5 billion in financing

Peabody Energy secures financing ST LOUIS, MO/January 14, 2017 (STL.News) Peabody Energy (OTCMKTS – Ticker BTUUQ) has secured $1.5 billion in financing evidenced by federal filings stating that it obtained a commitment letter from Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Credit Suisse and Macquarie Capital. Proceeds from the financing will be used to pay claims … Continue reading Peabody Energy secures $1.5 billion in financing

AP Interview: Lynch says US must hold police accountable

BALTIMORE (AP)(STL.News) — As a younger lawyer, Loretta Lynch prosecuted New York police officers who sodomized a Haitian immigrant in a precinct bathroom. As attorney general, she’s broadened her focus to go after entire police departments for unconstitutional practices. In an interview as her tenure ends, Lynch strongly defended the Justice Department’s aggressive intervention in … Continue reading AP Interview: Lynch says US must hold police accountable

US midsection grapples with pesky ice storm; more on way

KANSAS CITY, MO/January 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Parts of the central U.S. grappled Saturday with a second day of road-glazing ice and braced for more of the treacherous, below-freezing weather expected to close out the holiday weekend. The storm created travel headaches for many people who opted to go out despite pleas by authorities to … Continue reading US midsection grapples with pesky ice storm; more on way

Amant’s Floor Care to celebrate their 48th year

Amant’s Floor Care celebrates their 48th year making them the oldest family owned full service floor cleaning company in St. Louis WILDWOOD, MO/January 14, 2017 (STL.News) Amant’s Floor Care will be celebrating their 48th anniversary according to a press release distributed January 11, 2017. The company was founded on carpet cleaning in 1969 by Steven … Continue reading Amant’s Floor Care to celebrate their 48th year

Dine Out for Darryl at Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar

Dine Out for the Darryl Russell family at Candicc’s Restaurant, Monday, January 16th BALLWIN, MO/January 14, 2017 (STL.News) We published an article on January 9th, 2017, titled “Update on the Russell Family“. January 4, 2017 Darryl Russell and family began the new year with a new grandson.  Everybody was happy.  However, the worst nightmare that … Continue reading Dine Out for Darryl at Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar