The Big News PageShowing news for today | Change to Yesterday
1 pm news
Charitable group raises 400K for St. Louis police2014-09-02 13:35:00 BND.com
A charitable group dedicated to raising money for the St. Louis Police Department says it expects to collect another $400,000 from its annual fall luncheon.Read Full Story ...
EHS ag program continues to email@example.com(jbiggs)
Hackett steps down from bench to return to private firstname.lastname@example.org(shorrell)
12 pm news
Video purports to show ISIS beheading US journalist2014-09-02 12:30:00 STLToday.com
Poker Paddle planned on the Mississippi2014-09-02 12:05:00 theintelligencer.com
Understanding attempted crimes, overt acts2014-09-02 12:00:00 theintelligencer.com
11 am news
Cheney and ISISJohnCole@cagleblog.com (John Cole)
Climatologist says August warmed up in Illinois2014-09-02 11:45:00 BND.com
The Illinois state climatologist says that after a cooler-than-usual July the summer finally turned warmer in August. And the season has been one of the wettest on record.Read Full Story ...
Centene adding up to 200 jobs in Ferguson2014-09-02 11:41:35 kmov.com
Teen sues South Carolina DMV after being told to remove makeup2014-09-02 11:41:00 STLToday.com
Quinn: Eating crackers on minimum wage challenge2014-09-02 11:35:00 BND.com
Gov. Pat Quinn says his experience trying to live on the minimum wage for a week has meant graham crackers for dinner.Read Full Story ...
Fundraisers for Darren Wilson halted while awaiting legal advice2014-09-02 11:30:00 STLToday.com
Burwell video: What does Sam's future hold?2014-09-02 11:15:00 STLToday.com
After Arizona shooting, girl said Uzi was too much fo rher2014-09-02 11:10:00 STLToday.com
After Arizona shooting, girl said Uzi was too much for her2014-09-02 11:10:00 STLToday.com
10 am news
Urban trafficAislin@cagleblog.com (Aislin)
MoDOT to close eastbound I-64 in city this weekend2014-09-02 10:33:38 kmov.com
NATO wake up callTomJanssen@cagleblog.com (Tom Janssen)
15-year-old boy drowns in Kankakee River2014-09-02 10:11:00 BND.com
The Kankakee County coroner say a 15-year-old has drowned in the Kankakee River.Read Full Story ...
9 am news
Mo. air pollution fees move forward2014-09-02 09:42:00 STLToday.com
Missouri regulators approve change in air pollution fees2014-09-02 09:42:00 STLToday.com
Humanoid robots named 'Pepper' will be on sale next year in the U.S.2014-09-02 09:34:00 STLToday.com
Illinois prisons struggle with backup power issues2014-09-02 09:19:00 STLToday.com
8 am news
Long delays in Missouri's Medicaid program2014-09-02 08:35:00 BND.com
Missourians trying to use a call center to sign up for the state's Medicaid program are running into long delays, prompting nearly half of them to hang up before they…Read Full Story ...
Metro East interstate crash kills two2014-09-02 08:15:00 STLToday.com
Valley Park schools closed due to power outage2014-09-02 08:01:00 STLToday.com
7 am news
32 teens escape Nashville detention center2014-09-02 07:47:00 STLToday.com
We're not talking about it so much now, but yes, America is still in debt2014-09-02 07:30:00 STLToday.com
After SARAA Alert, missing Ferguson baby found safe in St. Louis2014-09-02 07:30:00 STLToday.com
After SARAA Alert, baby missing from Ferguson found safe in St. Louis2014-09-02 07:30:00 STLToday.com
Infamous Florida speed trap town investigated over tickets2014-09-02 07:23:00 STLToday.com
Burwell: Fear of distraction might slow Sam's search for a team2014-09-02 07:05:00 STLToday.com
After SARAA Alert, missing 8-month-old boy found safe in St. Louis2014-09-02 07:05:00 STLToday.com
Broadfield is Featured Speaker at SIUE School of Nursing?s Legislative Night2014-09-02 07:00:55 SIUE.edu
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing will be offering Legislative Night 2014 Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 6-9 p.m. at the N.O. Nelson Building in Edwardsville. The event will examine current and upcoming legislative issues in the Illinois General Assembly related to nursing and health care.
The featured speaker is Debbie Broadfield of Capitol Edge Consulting, representative of ANA-Illinois, Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing and Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing. She will discuss legislative outcomes of 2014 and legislative plans for 2015.
On-site registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Networking and light appetizers and refreshments catered by Bella Milano continue until 6:20 p.m.
Dr. Karen Kelly, RN, NEA-BC, director of Continuing Education and associate professor in the SIUE School of Nursing, will provide the opening remarks with an overview of political action and nursing. She is also the past/founding president of ANA-Illinois and is a member of the Illinois Healthcare Action Coalition coordinating committee.
After Broadfield?s 6:30 p.m. presentation, Susan Swart of the Illinois Healthcare Action Coalition will focus on nursing?s future in Illinois at 7:30 p.m. Swart, MSN, RN, CAE, is executive director of ANA-Illinois, a member of Illinois Nurses Foundation and Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nurses, and sits on the executive council of the Illinois Healthcare Action Coalition.
The final speaker at 7:40 p.m. is Donna Meyer who will address the RWJF/AARP Campaign for Nursing. Meyer, MSN, RN, is dean of Health Sciences at Lewis & Clark Community College. She is also president of the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing and a member of the RWJF Academic Progression in Nursing advisory committee.
The evening will close with an introduction of members of the Illinois General Assembly and a networking session with legislators and professional colleagues
The registration fee is $12 for undergraduate, pre-licensure students and $25 for RNs and other attendees. Students must provide proof of current enrollment at on-site registration unless they have been registered through their nursing program/instructor. The registration fee includes all handouts and refreshments. Free parking is available adjacent to the building.
All participants will receive 1.5 continuing education contact hours through the SIUE School of Nursing. For additional program information, contact Dr. Karen Kelly at 618-650-3908 or email@example.com.
Legislative Night 2014 is sponsored by SIUE School of Nursing, Lewis & Clark Community College School of Nursing and ANA-Illinois.
The SIUE School of Nursing (OH-348, 6/1/2016) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) which is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Commission on Accreditation.Read Full Story ...
6 am news
Centene to bring new claims center to Ferguson2014-09-02 06:40:00 BND.com
Centene Corp. plans to build a claims processing center in Ferguson, the site of protests in the three weeks since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.Read Full Story ...
Accident causes traffic back-up on I-270 at Manchester2014-09-02 06:34:44 kmov.com
Fargo is site for national ag research center2014-09-02 06:30:00 BND.com
The National Corn Growers Association has selected Fargo as the site for a national research center.Read Full Story ...
Illinois woman rescued after day stuck in mud2014-09-02 06:28:00 STLToday.com
Coroner: 1 person dies in Illinois house explosion2014-09-02 06:26:00 BND.com
LaSalle County authorities say at least one person has died after a house explosion in north-central Illinois.Read Full Story ...
Powerful storms roll through Midwest overnight2014-09-02 06:21:56 kmov.com
McGraw Live: Building Ferguson & David Stokes2014-09-02 06:15:00 STLToday.com
fruitless sanctionsArendVanDam@cagleblog.com (Arend Van Dam)
Police: Missouri teenager threatened officer, fled2014-09-02 06:09:12 kmov.com
Ferguson police issue SARAA Alert for missing 8-month-old boy2014-09-02 06:00:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
Lightning strike causes Webster Groves house fire2014-09-02 05:56:13 kmov.com
SARAA Alert issued for missing 8-month-old boy in Ferguson2014-09-02 05:38:25 kmov.com
St. Louis County Library named state 'Library of the Year'2014-09-02 05:30:00 STLToday.com
Missouri firefighter injured battling house fire2014-09-02 05:20:00 BND.com
Missouri authorities say a St. Louis-area firefighter has been hospitalized for heat exhaustion after a house fire.Read Full Story ...
4 am news
Ancient CommunitiesYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
Electric bills increasing for KCP&L customers2014-09-02 04:05:00 BND.com
Customers of Kansas City Power & Light Co. will be paying a little more each month for their electricity.Read Full Story ...
KC Chamber updates 'Big 5' ideas for growth2014-09-02 04:05:00 BND.com
The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce says it's making strides toward meeting its top goals for the region.Read Full Story ...
Missouri seeks to get more local food into schools2014-09-02 04:05:00 BND.com
Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
Coroner: 62-year-old Illinois woman dies in crash2014-09-02 03:20:00 BND.com
Winnebago County authorities say a 62-year-old DeKalb woman has died in a car crash with a semitrailer.Read Full Story ...
Leaders in Illinois agriculture honored2014-09-02 03:06:00 BND.com
A journalist, the first female director of Illinois' Department of Agriculture and two others are being honored by the Alumni Association of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation.Read Full Story ...
NIU to honor Brigham through athletes' uniforms2014-09-02 03:06:00 BND.com
Northern Illinois University says its student athletes are honoring a former athletic director by wearing his initials throughout the school year.Read Full Story ...
State starts accepting medical marijuana requests2014-09-02 03:06:00 BND.com
Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to start requesting permission to use marijuana under a new state law.Read Full Story ...
Chicago activist back in court in immigration case2014-09-02 03:05:00 BND.com
A Chicago-area woman accused of covering up her conviction in a bombing in Israel when she entered the U.S. is returning to court for the first time since a new…Read Full Story ...
Illinois agency promoting disaster preparedness2014-09-02 03:05:00 BND.com
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is encouraging people to be more prepared for disasters.Read Full Story ...
2 am news
Trooper: Missouri man killed driving wrong way2014-09-02 02:41:00 BND.com
Missouri authorities say an elderly man has died in a two-car crash after driving the wrong way on the interstate.Read Full Story ...
Illinois trooper SUV crashes with car, rolls over2014-09-02 02:26:00 BND.com
An Illinois State Police trooper has been taken to a hospital after a car crashed into his SUV and caused it to roll over.Read Full Story ...
Illinois school honors Marine killed in jet crash2014-09-02 02:25:00 BND.com
A central Illinois high school has opened a memorial garden for one of its graduates who was killed in a fighter jet crash during a U.S. Navy training exercise.Read Full Story ...
Archaeologists excavate historic Illinois home2014-09-02 02:20:00 BND.com
Illinois archaeologists are excavating the remains of an 1851 home owned by a former slave in an effort to get the village of Brooklyn listed on the National Register of…Read Full Story ...
1 am news
More storms roll through Midwest with hail, winds2014-09-02 01:45:00 BND.com
More strong storms rumbled through the Midwest, with a tornado reported in Kansas and other places seeing heavy rains, large hail and strong winds.Read Full Story ...
Police: Chicago man throws infant from vehicle2014-09-02 01:30:00 BND.com
Chicago police have arrested a man who they say threw an infant out of a moving vehicle after beating his girlfriend and her son.Read Full Story ...
12 am news
isis un israelYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
Israel LivesYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
GazansYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
Iron DomeYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
HamasYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
Obama's strategyYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
hamas ISISYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
isis ebolaYaakovKirschen@cagleblog.com (Yaakov Kirschen)
Missouri ballot features teacher evaluation change2014-09-02 00:15:00 STLToday.com
School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards2014-09-02 00:15:00 BND.com
Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200…Read Full Story ...
Centene to build new claims center in Ferguson, add up to 200 jobs2014-09-02 00:09:00 STLToday.com
Spotlight on Missouri Lottery reveals far-flung travel by employees2014-09-02 00:05:00 STLToday.com
EXCHANGE: Women improve fitness with self defense2014-09-02 00:05:00 BND.com
Before DeKalb resident Kim Rodr-Luzzi began taking a kickboxing class in DeKalb, she used to walk with her keys tucked between her knuckles.Read Full Story ...
Colleges respond to Michael Brown killing2014-09-02 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Homes For Sale