Trump Unfazed by GOP Criticism, Says Putin Meeting Was Great

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by the broad condemnation of his extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin went “even better” than his meeting with NATO allies last week in Brussels. The tweeted defense came a day after Trump openly questioned…

Washington U, Clayton Police Investigating Incident Involving Black Students

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) An incident in Clayton this past month involving ten African-American students from Washington University has resulted in an internal investigation by Clayton police and a sharply-worded statement from campus officials. Clayton police stopped the African-American students after they’d left the Clayton IHOP where they’d had dinner. The students were suspected of not paying,…

Peabody Opera House Renamed Stifel Theatre

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) Stifel Financial Corp. has entered into a 10-year building naming-rights agreement to rename Peabody Opera House as Stifel Theatre. The partnership, which further solidifies the historic entertainment venue’s status in downtown St. Louis, is an extension of Stifel Financial Corp.’s more than 125-year history in St. Louis. Financial terms were not disclosed. Stifel…