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Former Staunton man sentenced to 20 years

A former Staunton man was sentenced to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections following a January 2019 incident. Macoupin County State’s Attorney announced on Monday that Jerry Shafer, 36, received the sentence for the class X felony following his guilty plea in December 2021. A report was...
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Teen in custody after elderly man hit by car in South County

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A 72-year-old man was killed after being struck by a car in South County late Tuesday. Just past 6:30 p.m., police said a 16-year-old was driving down the 3200 block of Country Hollow Drive when he hit Dennis Abeln. The elderly man was taken to the hospital where he later died.
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St. Louis' Elizabeth Cooke Arrested for Car Break-in that Led to Viral Infamy

The saga of Elizabeth Cooke is over. Maybe. In August, the 37 year old was interrupted while breaking into a Jeep in Marine Villa. The man who owned the Jeep filmed his confrontation with her. Cooke ran away, leaving her phone behind. The phone contained evidence of a plethora of thefts and burglaries as well as what many believed was evidence that Cooke may have been involved in the suspicious death of 62-year-old Bobby Phillips.
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A New Recreational Waterway Near St. Louis Opens This Weekend

If you're looking for a new water entertainment option in Missouri, you won't have to travel far as there's a new waterway opening north of St. Louis this weekend. The new area is Dardenne Creek Blueway and it's located in St. Charles County. Fox 2 out of St. Louis shared video of the project which is now done with phase 1 of the vision for this area.
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Woman shot in the hip in south St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – A woman was shot in the hip in south St. Louis Wednesday morning. The incident happened at about 7:30 a.m. in the 5100 block of Pennsylvania just off of Broadway. Police were at the scene. It is unknown at this time what led up to the shooting. FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner […]
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Courtesy Diner on South Kingshighway Is Closing Indefinitely

Yet another beloved St. Louis institution is closing indefinitely. Your favorite Slinger supplier, the Courtesy Diner (CourtesyDiner.com) at 3153 South Kingshighway, will close at the end of service on Wednesday, May 25. The other two Courtesy Diner locations (1121 Hampton Avenue and 8000 South Laclede Station Road) will remain open.
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Cardinals C Yadier Molina placed on bereavement list

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have placed star catcher Yadier Molina on the bereavement list. The Cardinals also announced that right-hander Alex Reyes is going to have shoulder surgery later this month. The move with Molina comes one day after he made his first career pitching appearance, working the ninth inning of an 18-4 victory at Pittsburgh. He allowed a pair of homers and four runs while finishing the Cardinals’ three-game sweep. The 39-year-old Molina is batting .239 in 26 games in what likely will be his final big league season. Rookie catcher Iván Herrera was recalled from Triple-A Memphis.
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Paramedic killed after machine falls on her at St. Charles gym

ST. CHARLES (KMOV) - A paramedic was killed when part of a machine fell on her as she was working at a Club Fitness in St. Charles Tuesday morning. Another gym member found Dolores “Dolo” Boschert dead underneath some weights at the gym on Bass Pro Drive around 2:50 a.m. Detectives said she was squatting on a Smith Machine when her legs gave out and pinned her under the barbell 30 minutes prior to her being found There was nobody else at the gym when the accident occurred.
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