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470 years of experience gone: Kimberly M. Gardner has lost more lawyers than she had when she took office

A more than 100 percent turnover rate in Gardner’s office has led to an exodus of combined prosecutorial experience of about 470 years. The fallout, said several former staffers, is a lack of know-how needed to safeguard the public. Read more


Man in critical condition after Maplewood shooting near restaurants, bars on Manchester Road

The man was in surgery Sunday night, police said.

Comeback Clincher: Cardinals secure playoff berth by upending Cubs in ninth, sweeping series

Jose Martinez's pinch-hit triple and Paul Goldschmidt's RBI double key a rally for a 3-2 victory Sunday. Also: Injured infielder Wong eases back on his push for activity, eyes a return for the final regular-season series. 

Workshop asks teens: What can you do to help stop gun violence in St. Louis?

ST. LOUIS — Gun violence has been an ever-present part of growing up in some St. Louis neighborhoods, but for Antionette Carroll, it really…

Local lawmakers weigh what they can — and cannot — regulate in budding business

States where it’s already legal offer lessons.