When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn’t take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department’s 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic.
Wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson ran for 102 yards on three carries with a 67-yard scoring run off a simple pitchout and the Minnesota Vikings shut down the St. Louis Rams 34-6 on Sunday, opening impressively under new coach Mike Zimmer.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed right guard Brandon Fusco to a contract extension. The deal was done Saturday, just before the Vikings were scheduled to travel to St. Louis for the season opener Sunday.
On Wednesday morning, prosecutors in St. Louis presented evidence to a grand jury in the case of Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. It could be weeks before the grand jurors decide whether officer Darren Wilson will go to trial.
The St. Louis Archdiocese on Wednesday condemned some media portrayals of Archbishop Robert Carlson’s deposition in a Minnesota lawsuit over alleged abuse by priests, saying “inaccurate and misleading” reporting has prompted unfair criticism of him.
The head of the Archdiocese of St. Louis said under oath that he couldn’t recall details about how he handled allegations of abuse against a Minnesota priest years ago. But Archbishop Robert Carlson did say he never went to authorities after that priest admitted in 1984 that he engaged in criminal sexual contact with a minor.
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State and federal officials announced Thursday that more than 65 heroin distributors have been arrested and/or charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota as part of a crackdown called “Operation Exile.”
A suburban St. Louis man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for transporting five female victims for prostitution purposes between Missouri and five other states. Federal prosecutors say 45-year-old Barry Wimberly of Hazelwood, Mo., pleaded guilty in December to one felony count of transportation for purposes of prostitution.
The nets could be cut down in Minnesota again. Minneapolis has made the list of finalists for the next round of Final Four bids.
Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
Jaden Schwartz scored for the sixth straight game and the St. Louis Blues hung on to beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Tuesday night. T.J. Oshie also had a goal for St. Louis, which is 5-0-2 in its past seven road games. The Blues are 8-1-2 in their last 11 games overall.
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman still has faith in his team’s defense.
T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund scored 51 seconds apart during St. Louis’ four-goal third period, leading the Blues to a 4-1 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
A St. Louis man has been found guilty of killing three people at a Minnesota home last year. Eddie Mosley was convicted on nine criminal counts in connection with the April 9, 2012 deaths of DeLois Brown and Brown’s elderly parents.