(Boston, MA) -- The St. Louis Blues are celebrating their first Stanley Cup championship after 50 years in the National Hockey League. They beat the Bruins 4-1 in Wednesday night in Boston. Ryan O'Reilly and Alex Pietrangelo [ peh-TRAN-jel-oh ] scored in the first period and Brayden Schenn and Zach Stanford added goals in the third for an insurmountable 4-0 lead. Jordan Binnington made 32 saves in goal for the Blues. The team had been in last place at one point in the season.
(Jefferson City, MO) -- A former Cole County Sheriff’s Deputy and her husband have been indicted for allegedly selling steroids at the gym they operated. Jefferson City television station KRCG reports Amber Gabriel told investigators her husband, Luke, was unemployed and only made money by giving training sessions at the gym and through the sale of steroids. Amber Gabriel was fired for violating Sheriff’s Department policy. The name of the gym is unknown.
(Jefferson City, MO) -- Damage assessments are underway across 56 Missouri counties by teams from federal, state and local agencies. They will be reviewing damages from recent tornadoes and flooding. After their work is complete, Governor Parson is expected to request federal disaster assistance. National Flood Insurance Program figures show that since March 1st, more than 600 claims have been filed for Missouri flooding losses.
(Bonne Terre, MO) -- A spokesperson for the Missouri Department of Corrections confirms that a new inmate died less than an hour after he arrived at the state prison in Bonne Terre. Daniel Stout had been held in the St. Louis County Jail for a little over a week. He arrived at the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center Tuesday at about 9:35 A-M. He was dead 34 minutes later from peritonitis caused by an ulcer which perforated his intestine. Both county and state officials are investigating the death.