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  • Cardinals beat Padres, 8-4

    SAN DIEGO (KPLR) — The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Padres 8-4 in San Diego Tuesday night. Jose Martinez went 3 for 3 with 2 home runs, a double and 3 RBIs. Rookie Harrison Bader also homered and had a career-high 3 RBIs. Michael Wacha got his 11th win of the season.

  • Cardinals beat Giants, 5-2

    SAN FRANCISCO (KPLR) — The Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants, 5-2, in their series opener in San Francisco. Randal Grickuk hit a 2-run home run for the Cardinals, and Tommy Pham went 3-for-4 with a double and 2 RBIs. Michael Wacha (10-7) got his 10th win of the season, giving up 1 run on 4 hits with 2 walks.

  • Mother of missing teen says daughter is “coming home”

    DENT COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The mother of a missing Dent County girl said her daughter is “coming home.” An Amber Alert was issued early Wednesday morning for 13-year-old Trinity Lewis, who was abducted around midnight from Salem, Missouri. Salem is about 27 miles south of Interstate 44 and Saint James. The alert was officially rescinded at 7:10 a.m. Police had been searching for a maroon, two-toned extended cab pickup, and two men: a 50-year-old man with a black beard and another […]

  • Alabama wins national title, beating Clemson 45-40

    (CNN) — No. 2 Alabama wins its fourth college football national title in seven seasons, defeating No. 1 Clemson 45-40 in the College Football Playoff on Monday at Glendale, Arizona. It is the 14th NCAA national title for the Crimson Tide, which finishes the season 14-1.

  • Singer David Bowie dies at age 69

    (CNN) — David Bowie, whose ground-breaking sound and chameleon-like ability to reinvent himself made him a pop music fixture for more than four decades, has died. He had just turned 69 last week. Bowie died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer, his publicist Steve Martin told CNN. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the […]

  • AB InBev works out takeover of SABMiller

    BRUSSELS (KPLR) – AB InBev has agreed in principle to a takeover deal with SABMiller at 44 pounds ($67.63) a share to create the world’s biggest brewery. AB InBev increased its buyout offer overnight, and the boards of both companies “reached agreement in principle on the key terms of a possible recommended offer.”

  • Cardinals win 5-3 to sweep the Diamondbacks

    PHOENIX (KPLR) – The Cardinals  completed a 4-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday night, winning 5-3.  It’s the Cardinals’ 5th straight win.  They finish the season matchup against Arizona at 7-0. Brandon Moss hit his first home run as a Cardinal,  a 2-run shot in the 5th inning to give the Cardinals the lead. Carlos Martinez (13-6) earned the win, with 3 runs on 4 hits in 6 innings of work, with 6 strikeouts. It got interesting in the […]

  • Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 9-1

    PHOENIX (KPLR) – The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 Tuesday night. Tommy Pham had 3 hits and scored 3 times. Peter Bourjos got his first career pinch-hit home run. Jaime Garcia (6-4) allowed 1 run on 4 hits, with 6 strikeouts.  The Cardinals are the first team in the majors to win 80 games this season.  

  • Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 5-3

    PHOENIX (KPLR) – The Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-3 Monday night. Lance Lynn (10-8) allowed just 2 runs on 9 hits, helped by four double plays turned by the Cardinals defense.  Yadier Molina’s two-run single in the seventh inning added to the victory.  Matt Carpenter also hit a solo home run.  

  • University City votes 5-2 to outsource EMS services

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) – The University City council voted 5-2 to outsource EMS service to Gateway Ambulance, following nearly 4 hours of debate. The transition from city services to Gateway should happen by Sept. 1. The Monday night University City council debate was contentious with a range of emotions ranging from a series of boos and applause. The move that’s been in the works since last fall has union and community members upset. One issue is that assistance from […]

  • Blues lose game 1 of playoff series, 4-2

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) — The Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues, 4-2 in game one of their playoff series Thursday night at Scottrade Center. The Wild scored early in the first period, and again in the second period. Jaden Schwartz made it 2-1 Wild midway through the third period.   Under 2 minutes to go, the Blues pulled goalie Jake Allen,  but Mikael Granlund added an empty-netter just 7 seconds later, making it 3-1 Wild. Alexander Steen then scored on […]

  • Missouri executes convicted killer Walter Storey

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The state of Missouri has executed convicted killer Walter Storey for the murder of his neighbor in St. Charles. Storey was put to death early Wednesday for killing 36-year-old special education teacher Jill Frey in February 1990. It was the first execution in Missouri this year, after a state-record 10 executions in 2014.

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