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Police looking for man, 2 women who they say used stolen credit cards at South County stores

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Police are searching for a man and two women who they say used stolen debit and credit cards to buy gift cards at stores in South County. The suspects were captured on surveillance camera. Police tell News 4 that the man targeted older women as they shopped. When they were not paying attention, he took their wallets from their purse. Authorities say he then went to the Sam’s Club location on Lemay Ferry and used stolen debit and credit cards to buy gift cards.
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Illinois man and woman charged with abusing an infant

A Montgomery County Grand Jury has issued an indictment against an Illinois couple who reportedly abused an infant, just one month old. The indictment, issued on Tuesday, June 7, said Joseph Polfliet, 21, and Reagan Court, 20, “unlawfully, intentionally or knowingly abused” the child between June 1, 2021 and June 17, 2021.
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‘We expect to be sued’

Hours after Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt certified in a legal opinion that the state’s “trigger law” is now in effect, meaning that abortion procedures are illegal in the state of Missouri. In St. Louis, hundreds gathered outside...
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Amid a sea of doubters, he believed in Cardinals’ Brendan Donovan

Nobody foresaw St. Louis Cardinals rookie Brendan Donovan’s season so far — except one prospect maven. While San Diego Padres pitcher Mackenzie Gore is probably the frontrunner for National League Rookie of the Year at this point, that shouldn’t take away from how St. Louis Cardinals infielder Brendan Donovan has performed. He’s hitting .312 in 205 plate appearances as of this article’s writing, and he’s found everyday at-bats thanks to his ability to play almost anywhere on the field.
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See the view of St. Louis from the International Space Station

ST. LOUIS – Have you ever wondered what St. Louis might look like from space? The International Space Station offers quite a remarkable glimpse. NASA and its international partners take trips aboard the ISS to conduct research that helps scientists prepare for deep-space exploration missions. According to NASA, the space station has the capability to make 16 orbits around Earth over a 24-hour time period. The space station can travel up to speeds of five miles per second.
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Felony DUI case filed against Fairview Heights man

EDWARDSVILLE - A felony DUI case was filed Tuesday against a Fairview Heights man. Ryan A. Douglas, 42, of Fairview Heights, was charged June 28 with aggravated driving under the influence, a Class 2 felony; and driving under the influence of alcohol, a Class A misdemeanor. The case was presented by the Troy Police Department.
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Granite City braces for future without steel plant

GRANITE CITY — News got around quickly in this Metro East town: The steel mill’s death knell was sounding again, and this time, the end might really be near. At the Daylight Donuts down the street from the plant, a group of regulars relayed what they knew. One man said the city would suffer if the plant were to close. Another said there was still time for the deal to fail. One woman said she was hopeful her husband would be one of the few hundred plant employees to keep his job under a new operator.
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Syphilis cases continue to increase in Missouri

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Syphilis cases continue to increase in Missouri. Over the last 5 years, the St. Louis region has seen a 233 percent increase in cases in the county and 1,000 percent in the city. In 2021, 63 cases of congenital syphilis cases were reported, and this has been the highest number of cases since 1994.
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