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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.
St. Louis American

‘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...
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Police: Shots fired at North City gas station after suspect pulls gun at officer

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A 32-year-old man is in custody after he reportedly pulled out a gun at an officer while at a north St. Louis gas station late Wednesday night. Just before 9:30 p.m., patrol officers were alerted to a Ford 250 seen in the Walnut Park West neighborhood that was wanted for felonies. The 32-year-old driver parked at the gas pumps at a gas station on Goodfellow and went inside. He was then approached by officers as he exited the building.
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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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.
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Imperial man dies in Jefferson County Jail

An Imperial man was found dead Wednesday night, June 29, in a cell at the Jefferson County Jail in Hillsboro, and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident, Sheriff Dave Marshak said. Korey L. LeGrand, 32, was alone in a cell when a corrections officer found him...
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St. Louis man sentenced to 6 years in prison, caught three times with drugs, guns

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A St. Louis man will serve time for being caught with drugs and guns three times. Statements show Carlos Bell admitting to being caught twice with a gun and three times with fentanyl or marijuana in a three-month period. On Sept. 8, 2020, police arrested him and found drugs and a loaded gun with a large capacity magazine on the front seat of his car.
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Ameren workers shocked while restoring power in South County

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) - Two workers were evaluated after they were reportedly shocked at an Ameren substation in Crestwood. This happened at the substation in the 8600 block of Sappington Road around 11:35 p.m. Wednesday. The two workers were working to restore power in the area when they were shocked. Roughly, 2,000 homes were without power at the time.
CRESTWOOD, MO

FOX 2’s Randi Naughton shares career ‘nuggets’ before retirement

ST. LOUIS – FOX 2’s Randi Naughton is counting down to her retirement by posting what she calls “Naughton Nuggets.” She shares fun facts about herself, her life, her career, and more on her social media channels. She has worked at KTVI since 1992. Her last day on FOX 2 is happening in mid-July. Growing […]
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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.
GRANITE CITY, IL
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