Vashon High School http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Vashon Grad, NFL Player Jerry Brown Dies In Car Crash http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/vashon-grad-nfl-player-jerry-brown-dies-car-crash <p></p><p>Jerry Brown, a former star football player at Vashon High School in St. Louis, was killed in a one car accident yesterday in Arlington, Texas.</p><p>Brown was a member of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboy’s practice squad.</p><p>Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was driving and has been charged with intoxication manslaughter follow the car accident that killed his teammate.</p><p>Before the Cowboys, Brown and Brent were teammates for three seasons at the University of Illinois.</p><p>Brent was arrested in North Texas Yesterday morning.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 09 Dec 2012 15:28:32 +0000 The Associated Press 7192 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Vashon Grad, NFL Player Jerry Brown Dies In Car Crash Morning headlines: Thursday, March 15, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-march-15-2012 <p><strong>Blagojevich headed to prison today</strong></p><p>Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich left his Chicago home this morning and is heading to Colorado to begin a 14-year federal prison term for corruption.</p><p>He is expected to report to the prison by 2 o&rsquo;clock this afternoon.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Blagojevich is the state&#39;s second governor in a row to be sent to prison for corruption.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 14:28:46 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 3271 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Thursday, March 15, 2012