The Missouri House has approved tougher penalties for those who harm police officers, sparking a debate over what the Legislature has done — or failed to do — in response to the unrest in Ferguson.

Missouri House approves police protections amid concerns for rights of protestors

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Police did not identify the victim but Doug Hollis, a local pastor, identified him as John Frost. Hollis said he coached the teenager in a recreational basketball league in St. Louis for the last four years.

Teen called 'all-around great kid' is fatally shot in St. Louis

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The former Cardinal says he's ready to redeem himself this season after a horrible 2016.

Tipsheet: Shelby Miller ready to start over for D-Backs

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The $30 million renovation of Soldiers Memorial downtown won't be completed until November 2018, but after one year of construction the structure is showing signs of what will be.

Soldiers Memorial renovations to tell St. Louisans' war stories

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The cemetery director says they are cataloging the damage and notifying relatives whose families are affected.

Up to 200 headstones damaged at Jewish cemetery, director says

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Five people - four of them Americans - were killed when their small plane crashed into an Australian shopping mall.

Your daily 6: No deal for Milo, Trebek tries rapping and David Cassidy's dementia

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He was pronounced dead at the scene of the weekend accident.

Man dies when minivan crashes into Pike County creek

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If you haven’t already, you might want to mark your calendars for six months from today, and make a special notation for oh, say, early afternoon, depending on your location. You’re in for one of the darker, stranger experiences of your life on this planet.

Preparing for dark times: Total solar eclipse arrives 6 months from today

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A surgeon testifying for prosecutors said it was like letting an amateur loose in surgery.

Ex-Texas neurosurgeon sentenced to life for maiming patients

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The research found declines in states that passed laws allowing gays to marry before the Supreme Court made it legal nationwide. The results don't prove there's a connection, but researchers said policymakers should be aware of the measures' potential benefits for youth mental health.

Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal

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The museums of the Vatican and Rome's ancient Jewish community are hosting their first joint exhibit, building on decades of improved Catholic-Jewish relations following centuries of mistrust.

Vatican, Rome's Jewish Museum, team up for first joint show

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“Those are the loved ones of family members of people and those are beautiful lives that are no longer with us,” said James Shroba, chief agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration in St. Louis.

A mass killer: St. Louis heroin deaths hit new high

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The measure would mean drivers approaching a utility vehicle with flashing lights, such as an electric company repair truck, must vacate the lane closest to the vehicle if it is possible, or slow to a safe speed.

Proposal would add utility vehicles to Missouri "move over" law

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Someone pushed over dozens of headstones at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, Lt. Fredrick Lemons said Monday. Asked whether the incident is being investigated as a hate crime, he said police are keeping all options open.

University City police investigate damage to headstones at Jewish cemetery

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Does your pet know how to paw-ty? Enter a photo of your festive fur ball celebrating around Soulard — or just parading around the living room — in their finest Mardi Gras regalia. Winners will take home great prizes from Riley's Organics Dog Treats!

Mardi Paw Photo Contest sponsored by Riley's Organics

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Once the boy reached the hospital, medical staff found a small bag of heroin tucked inside his sock.

Ohio parents arrested after 8-year-old son overdosed on heroin, police say

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Under legislation approved Monday, drivers approaching a utility vehicle with flashing lights, such as an electric company repair truck, must vacate the lane closest to the vehicle if it is possible, or slow to a safe speed.

Proposal would add utility vehicles to Missouri "move over" law

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The Missouri governor took to Facebook to slam St. Louis aldermen for a bill adding reproductive health decisions to the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance.

Greitens: St. Louis should not be an 'Abortion Sanctuary City'

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A 24-person contingent from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has joined the investigation of the fire that destroyed the landmark clubhouse at Bogey Hills Country Club on Friday.

24 federal ATF investigators join probe of St. Charles area country club fire

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Plans are progressing for a five-story apartment building at the vacant Victor Iron Works sites near the southern edge of Soulard.

Soulard apartment project closer to construction

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