New Research Links Gum Disease to Heart Attack RiskThe study found that inflammation of the gums or periodontal disease, can lead to chronic inflammation around the heart
For Millions, Sports Aren't the Only Game in TownAs St. Louis Rams fans consider life without the team, numbers show millions are finding something to do other than go to a football game.
Slay Blames Justice System for St. Louis Crime IncreaseOne local judge doesn't quite agree with Slay's opinion to throw the book harder at criminals.
St. Louis Police Short-Staffed as Murder Rate ClimbsA grim-faced St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay announced the numbers at police headquarters - 188 killings, 18 percent more than the year before - and violent crime was up 7 percent in the city in 2015.
Illinois' Unfunded Pension Liability Now up to $111 BillionIllinois must pay an additional $291 million into the state pension system over the next fiscal year in order to continue whittling away at its $111 billion unfunded liability, according to a new legislative report.
East St. Louis Teachers Approve New ContractThe teachers union successfully agreed on a pay increase with the East St. Louis school district.
Immigrants Sue Missouri Colleges Over Higher Tuition RateImmigrant students who live in Missouri are suing several colleges for charging them a higher tuition rate than some in-state residents.
McCulloch Warns of Possible Crime Increase, Released InmatesAbout 6,000 inmates will soon be released early from federal prisons nationwide and St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is concerned crime may increase.
Lawsuit Against St. Louis Minimum Wage Hike In Court TuesdaySt. Louis is 10 days away from a minimum wage increase to $8.25, and eventually up to $11 per hour in 2018.
Judge or Jury: A Fight Before The Fight Over Minimum Wage IncreaseThe lawsuit goes to court on Oct. 6, but the St. Louis city minimum wage increase is set for Oct. 15.
Ameren Missouri Monthly Bill Increase Begins in Sept.All of Ameren Missouri's 1.2 million customers will see the increase from $4.62 to $5.08 a month.
Airline On-Time Performance Rises in July, As Do ComplaintsSpirit and Frontier, a pair of no-frills, low-fare airlines, also had the highest complaint rates among the 13 airlines covered in the report.