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Scammers Use Facebook to Steal Billions from Seniors

The “granny scam” accounts for a growing part of the estimated $2.9 billion seniors lose in financial scams each year.

06/17/2015

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Koster Fights for Control Over Burning Bridgeton Landfill Data

At issue in the case is carbon monoxide data from the north quarry that emergency planners claim is vital to map the exact whereabouts of the moving underground fire.

06/15/2015

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Reward Offered for Information on Sunset Hills Homicide

Crimestoppers is now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the shooting death of Terry Tobey.

06/10/2015

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Reunited Mother, Daughter Seeking Court Records

A woman who recently reunited with her 49-year-old daughter filed a petition Monday seeking court files and adoption records that might shed light on what exactly happened in 1965 at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, where the mother says she was told her newborn baby was dead.

05/04/2015

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Illinois Bill Aims at Preventing Suicides in College Students

It’s not always obvious when a loved one is considering suicide. An Illinois Senate committee has signed onto something which may help.

05/04/2015

WOODLAND HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 9:  The Anthem Blue Cross headquarters is seen after the health insurer began informing its individual policyholders of rate hikes up to 39 percent to take effect at the beginning of March, on February 9, 2010 in Woodland Hills, California. Anthem Blue Cross, which has the highest number of individual customers in California, raised rates by as much as 68 percent in 2009. Health insurance companies in California can legally raise their rates at any time by as much and as they want.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Anthem Subsidiaries Face Missouri Lawsuit Over Data Breach

A Missouri lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses three insurance agencies of failing to safeguard consumer data from hackers who recently breached health insurer Anthem Inc.’s computer networks.

04/14/2015

WOODLAND HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 9:  The Anthem Blue Cross headquarters is seen after the health insurer began informing its individual policyholders of rate hikes up to 39 percent to take effect at the beginning of March, on February 9, 2010 in Woodland Hills, California. Anthem Blue Cross, which has the highest number of individual customers in California, raised rates by as much as 68 percent in 2009. Health insurance companies in California can legally raise their rates at any time by as much and as they want.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Hackers Access Records for Millions of Anthem Customers

Health insurer Anthem said hackers infiltrated its computer network and gained access to personal information for “tens of millions” of customers and employees, including CEO Joseph Swedish.

02/05/2015

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Cold Case Reopens: Headless, Handless Man to be Exhumed in Warren County

Warren County Sheriff’s Lt. Matt Schmutz says before DNA evidence was widely used, victims were identified by their fingerprints and their face, which is why John Doe’s killer or killers cut off his head and hands.

02/02/2015

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Illinois Comptroller Announces New Website

The “virtual facelift” makes it easier for taxpayers to access information.

06/14/2011

Satellite images of the impact of the 1993 flood on the Missouri-Mississippi River confluence. (earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

Expert Warns Missouri River Could See “Flood of Biblical Proportions”

Bernard Shanks fears aging dams could collapse, leading to “chest-high water” in St. Louis.

06/08/2011

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