| Jan 12, 2015
| 6:35 PM
ST. LOUIS Police pledged added vigilance in downtown St. Louis after a weekend robbery attempt that killed a college student and, hours later, led to a shootout with officers in which the culprits escaped.
No city detectives were injured when they traced...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Best-selling author Billie Letts, whose 1995 novel "Where the Heart Is" was selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club and then adapted into a movie, has died in Oklahoma. She was 76.
Letts died Saturday in Tulsa of acute myeloid leukemia. Her...
| Apr 28, 2011
Inventor of the teleprompter
Hubert "Hub" Schlafly, 91, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter, died April 20 at a hospital in Stamford, Conn., after a brief illness.
Schlafly helped start the TelePrompTer Corp.,...
| Oct 30, 2012
Dr. Seuss' feuding Sneetches, some who "had bellies with stars" and "some with none upon thars," have nothing on pizza lovers, who divide fiercely into "squares" and "wedges" when it comes to slicing the pie. Now, a retired engineer thinks he has a way to...