Stories by Jim Suhr

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Ferguson officer modest, private

FERGUSON, Mo. - A police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor or a law enforcer ...
By Jim Suhr

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Golfer falls in sinkhole on fairway

Mark Mihal, a 43-year-old mortgage broker, is nursing a dislocated shoulder suffered days after he tumbled into an 18-foot deep sinkhole on the 14th hole of Annbriar Golf Club near Waterloo, Ill.
By Jim Suhr

Friday, Aug 10, 2012

Corn estimates drop amid drought

ST. LOUIS - The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday cut its estimate of the nation's corn crop for the second consecutive month.
By Jim Suhr

Monday, July 16, 2012

Drought hits half of US

The nation's widest drought in decades is spreading, with more than half of the continental United States now in some stage of drought and most of the rest enduring abnormally dry conditions.
By Jim Suhr

Saturday, March 31, 2012

3 tickets share lottery jackpot

RED BUD, Ill. - The Mega Millions winners - at least three of them - stayed out of sight Saturday after hitting the record-breaking $640 million jackpot. Three winning tickets were sold in ...
By Jim Suhr

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

US fines 3 theater chains over child labor

ST. LOUIS - Operators of three of the nation's biggest movie theater chains have paid more than $277,000 in federal fines over allegations that they violated child-labor laws by letting teenagers ...
By Jim Suhr
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Turkeys taste own medicine

I got up and out of my sickbed so I could write this column because it’s time for the annual Turkey of the Year awards, the highlight of the holiday season.
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