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SAN FRANCISCO | Get Into My Car … Amazon begins delivery to vehicles


SAN FRANCISCO | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Amazon latest perk … free delivery to your car. The Seattle company said Tuesday that it has begun delivering packages in 37 cities to Prime members who own newer

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist


COPENHAGEN, Denmark | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen

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Boeing & Ryanair Announce Order for 25 737 MAX 8s


DUBLIN – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ryanair today announced they finalized an order for 25 additional high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes.  The $3 billion order, at current list prices, was previously listed as unidentified on

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BANGKOK | Asian elephants said at risk from Chinese demand for skin


BANGKOK | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing an even greater threat to Asia’s wild

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Vice President Mike Pence Swears in New NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine


WASHINGTON – Jim Bridenstine officially took office as the 13th administrator of NASA Monday after he was given the oath of office by Vice President Mike Pence at the agency’s headquarters in Washington. “It is

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St Louis Weather Conditions & Forecast, April 24, 2018


St Louis Weather Conditions, Forecast & Air Quality Index readings published by STL.News ST LOUIS, MO – St Louis weather conditions & forecast readings from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport at 6:51 a.m at

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California AG Becerra Fights to Protect Californians’ Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs


California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Opposes Expansion of Low-Quality Health Plans SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra yesterday expressed strong opposition to a Trump Administration proposal that would allow insurers to sell inadequate, short-term

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NEW YORK | For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids


NEW YORK | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)If you’ve ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you’re in luck. For the first time, the social network

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Richmond man, Roger James Newman sentenced to 8 years in prison for possession of child pornography


RICHMOND, VA – Roger James Newman, 36, of Richmond yesterday pled guilty to ten counts of possession of child pornography and was sentenced to eight years of active imprisonment, with an additional fifty-two years suspended. 

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NEW YORK | A tale of 2 bats, and Babe Ruth’s 60th home run in 1927


NEW YORK | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The discovery in Iran of a mummified body near the site of a former royal mausoleum has raised speculation it could be the remains of the

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JAKARTA, Indonesia | Corrupt Indonesia politician gets 15 years prison


JAKARTA, Indonesia  | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption

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COLUMBUS, Ohio | Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh


COLUMBUS, Ohio | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) After dropping the first two playoff games at home in overtime, the Washington Capitals picked up momentum that only got stronger as they took down the Columbus Blue

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at home


WELLINGTON, New Zealand  | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) As citizens of a small and isolated nation, New Zealanders often seek validation from abroad. By that measure, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned triumphant this week from

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KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 9 soldiers, policemen


KABUL, Afghanistan | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A new wave of Taliban attacks killed at least nine Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults by

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out


SACRAMENTO, Calif. | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Fresh-faced Democrats are packing U.S. House races nationwide, inspired to run in the Trump era with hopes of seizing long-held Republican seats in a much-anticipated “blue wave.” But

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PHOENIX | Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona’s US House seat


PHOENIX | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.

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LOS ANGELES | Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times


LOS ANGELES | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Lawyers for the family of an unarmed black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot said Monday that an autopsy found he was shot

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LOS ANGELES | Buehler! Top prospect stars in Dodgers’ 2-1 win over Miami


LOS ANGELES | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Cody Bellinger drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth, prized prospect Walker Buehler tossed five scoreless innings in his first major league start

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SALT LAKE CITY | Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96


SALT LAKE CITY  | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Donovan Mitchell scored 33 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night. Joe Ingles scored 20 points

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WASHINGTON | Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing


WASHINGTON |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Senators are discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee’s ability to manage the

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CHICAGO | Michigan State kept ties to coach accused of sexual abuse


CHICAGO |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was

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WASHINGTON | Aimed at China, Trump’s tariffs are hitting closer to home


WASHINGTON |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) President Donald Trump’s escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his “America First” agenda hit home. The Commerce Department

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WASHINGTON | Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek


WASHINGTON |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) It landed with a thud on newsstands at Walmart and rural supermarkets last month: Ninety-seven fawning pages saluting Saudi Arabia, whose ambitious crown prince was soon to arrive in

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WASHINGTON | Business and pleasure on menu for Macron’s second day in US


WASHINGTON |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader’s second day in Washington.

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PHOENIX | Mistrial declared for border agent charged with killing teen


PHOENIX  |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of

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LOS ANGELES | From ‘Jumanji’ to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate


LOS ANGELES |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman says a “Jumanji” sequel is coming in December 2019, and Quentin Tarantino promised that his upcoming Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt movie

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HOUSTON | Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine


HOUSTON |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said. Jim McGrath said Monday

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TORONTO| Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk


TORONTO|  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.NewsPolice in Canada’s biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and

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TOKYO | Asian shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher


TOKYO |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushed the value of the dollar higher against other major currencies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei

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NORRISTOWN, Pa.| Cosby jury to decide: Serial rapist or con artist’s mark


NORRISTOWN, Pa.|  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial will soon be in the hands of a jury. Closing arguments and deliberations are set for Tuesday. The defense rested Monday after Cosby said he

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PHILADELPHIA | Former Christie allies to argue for bridge case reversals


PHILADELPHIA  |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The traffic scandal that dragged down former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s presidential aspirations will write another chapter on Tuesday as two former associates facing prison for their roles seek

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NEW YORK | At Tribeca, the night belongs to Patti Smith _ and Bruce


NEW YORK |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The night belonged to Patti Smith at the Tribeca Film Festival — and to her friend Bruce Springsteen, who thrilled the crowd with a surprise visit to perform the

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LEADING OFF: Ohtani faces champs; Cubs-Indians rematch


| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ TOUGH TEST Shohei Ohtani (2-1, 3.60 ERA) makes his fourth major league start for the Los Angeles Angels, this one against

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Oklahoma Governor Fallin Signs Bill Establishing Hemp Pilot Program


OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today signed a bill that creates a pilot program, overseen by state agriculture officials and Oklahoma’s higher education institutions, allowing permits to grow industrial hemp. House Bill

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TORONTO | The Latest: US offers condolences over Toronto van rampage


11:20 p.m. The White House is offering its condolences to Canadians following the deadly rampage of a van down a Toronto sidewalk that killed 10 people and put 15 in the hospital. Press secretary Sarah

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WASHINGTON | Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing


WASHINGTON| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Senators are discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee’s ability to manage the government’s

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PHOENIX| Arizona governor pushes for teacher pay deal as strike looms


PHOENIX| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey pushed lawmakers Monday to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide

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Atlanta attorney found guilty of murder in wife’s shooting


ATLANTA | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)After telling the judge Monday morning that they were stuck and couldn’t reach a verdict, jurors deliberated a few more hours before deciding that a well-connected Atlanta attorney intentionally shot

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PORTLAND, Ore. | Oregon knew of abuse case against family that went off cliff


PORTLAND, Ore. | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Oregon child welfare officials knew the family in an SUV that plunged off a California cliff had faced a child abuse investigation in another state when it looked into

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Car theft solved too late to prevent Waffle House tragedy


NASHVILLE, Tenn.| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) After Travis Reinking allegedly stole a BMW from a Nashville area car dealer last week, police say they found it outside the apartment where he lived. Authorities recovered the

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WASHINGTON |The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state


WASHINGTON | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has cleared

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MINNEAPOLIS | Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital over care during overdose


MINNEAPOLIS | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Prince’s heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to

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COLUMBUS, Ohio | Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6


COLUMBUS, Ohio | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Braden Holtby had 35 saves as the Washington Capitals advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 6-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets

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MINNEAPOLIS | Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd


MINNEAPOLIS| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)James Harden gave Houston quite the jump-start with 22 of the team’s 50 points in the third quarter, as the Rockets cruised past the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-100 on Monday night to

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TORONTO | Van plows into Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 and injuring 15


TORONTO| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)A 25-year-old in a rented van plowed down Toronto sidewalk crowded with lunchtime strollers Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what appeared to witnesses and the city’s police chief

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TORONTO | Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7


TORONTO | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 in the

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MINNEAPOLIS | Rockets match 1st-half total with 50-point 3rd vs. Wolves


MINNEAPOLIS | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Houston Rockets have scored 50 points in the third quarter at Minnesota to take control of Game 4 of their first-round series with the Timberwolves, the same total they

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BEIJING | North Korea’s Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash


BEIJING  | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China’s ambassador and visited a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash. The crash Sunday evening

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