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WASHINGTON News: District Man, Danzell Johnson Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Armed Robberies in Southeast Washington

Defendant and Accomplice Carjacked One of the Victims WASHINGTON (STL.News) – Danzell Johnson, 21, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 16 years in prison for a pair of armed robberies he committed last summer in Southeast Washington, including one that resulted in a carjacking, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Danzell Johnson Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Armed Robberies in Southeast Washington

CINCINNATI | Kroger to phase out plastic bags at all stores

CINCINNATI — The nation’s largest grocery chain will phase out the use of plastic bags in its stores by 2025. Kroger Co. orders about 6 billion bags each year. The company, based in Cincinnati, operates 2,779 stores in 35 states and the District of Columbia, serving almost 9 million people daily through two dozen different … Continue reading CINCINNATI | Kroger to phase out plastic bags at all stores

Name to be drawn from a bowl to determine election winner

RICHMOND, Va/January 04, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Neither a general election, nor a recount, nor a legal battle have been able to produce a winner in Virginia’s hotly contested race for a House seat. So now election officials are turning to a ceramic bowl. But even that may not be enough. Although a drawing of names is scheduled … Continue reading Name to be drawn from a bowl to determine election winner

Los Angeles DA reviewing 2 cases against Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES/January 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing two cases brought by the Beverly Hills Police Department against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. District attorney office spokesman Greg Risling said Tuesday that the cases were presented last month, but he didn’t offer other details. Dozens of women have accused Weinstein of sexual harassment and … Continue reading Los Angeles DA reviewing 2 cases against Harvey Weinstein

Tie vote declared in pivotal Virginia House district

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A court has now declared a tie in a Virginia legislative election that one day earlier appeared to have gone to a Democrat by a single vote, the latest dramatic twist in a contest likely to decide control of the state House. A three-judge panel certified the … Continue reading Tie vote declared in pivotal Virginia House district

District Approves Student Walk Out At Pattonville High School

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 22, 2017 (STL.News) A controversy is brewing among parents over student demonstrations at Pattonville High School this week. The latest demonstration over racial issues was held Thursday morning, where a group of students held a school approved walk out.  While district leaders wouldn’t allow members of the media to interview students, parents … Continue reading District Approves Student Walk Out At Pattonville High School