Stories by Jim Salter

Sunday, May 29, 2016

In Tornado Alley, safe rooms land on wedding registries

ST. LOUIS - Never mind toasters, blenders and slow cookers. Joplin, Mo., tornado survivors Kayla and Ricky Smith had a more practical request for a wedding gift - shelter from the next big storm.
By Jim Salter

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Jury awards victim in talc lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson

Twice in the past three months, juries have reached multimillion-dollar verdicts against Johnson & Johnson in lawsuits blaming cases of ovarian cancer on talcum powder.
By Jim Salter

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Man, 20, charged in Ferguson cop shootings

CLAYTON, Mo. - Authorities say a 20-year-old man who had been out at Thursday's protest is charged in the shootings of two St. Louis area officers.
By Jim Salter

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Cardinals experience a backlash

Seeing red? For some, post-season fatigue has set in for St. Louis Cardinals and its fan base.
By Jim Salter

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Social media fuel dangerous weight-loss goal

BALLWIN, Mo. - Experts in eating disorders are concerned about a trend in which teenage girls and young women pursue a goal of being so slender that their thighs don't touch even when their feet ...
By Jim Salter

Friday, July 5, 2013

No public monies for stadium upgrade

There will be no public monies available for a St. Louis Rams' stadium upgrade, leading many to speculate that the team will leave the city.
By Jim Salter

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Panera extends pay-what-you-want idea

Three years after launching the first of five pay-what-you-want cafes, the suburban St. Louis-based chain on Wednesday quietly began its latest charitable venture that takes the concept on a trial ...
By Jim Salter

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Majerus honored at memorial

Saint Louis men's basketball coach Rick Majerus was honored at a memorial service Friday. He died last Saturday at the age of 64.
By Jim Salter

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Researcher says left-handers have decided edge

ST. LOUIS --- David Peters was born left-handed. It took a few raps on the hand by teachers, but like many in his generation, he switched to being a righty.
By Jim Salter
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