Amber Wood http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines - Thursday, May 24 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-may-24-2012 <p><strong>Fraternity removes GOP campaign banner after hearing from Nixon staffer</strong></p><p>A fraternity at the University of Missouri Columbia has removed a campaign banner of Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence from its house after Gov. Jay Nixon&rsquo;s communications director raised concerns.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 11:39:30 +0000 Rachel Lippmann, The Associated Press & Adam Allington 3772 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines - Thursday, May 24 2012 Charges filed in fatal St. Louis hit-and-run http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/charges-filed-fatal-st-louis-hit-and-run <p>A 29-year-old man is charged with obstruction&nbsp;of justice in the hit-and-run accident <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/23-year-old-woman-walking-downtown-st-louis-struck-killed">that killed a woman</a> crossing&nbsp;a downtown St. Louis street.</p><p>Madison County, Ill., prosecutors filed the charge Monday&nbsp;against 29-year-old Eric Peterson. He does not yet have an&nbsp;attorney.</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 20:49:09 +0000 The Associated Press 3644 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Charges filed in fatal St. Louis hit-and-run 23-year-old woman walking in downtown St. Louis struck, killed http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/23-year-old-woman-walking-downtown-st-louis-struck-killed <p>St. Louis police are searching for the driver&nbsp;of a car that struck and killed a woman downtown.</p><p>The accident happened about 2 a.m. Friday on South Broadway.&nbsp;</p><p>Police say 23-year-old Amber Wood was crossing the street when she&nbsp;was struck by a silver or gray Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix with&nbsp;Missouri license plates. A 29-year-old man with her was also struck&nbsp;and is hospitalized.</p><p>The vehicle took off after the accident. Wood was pronounced&nbsp;dead at the scene.</p><div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:51:23 +0000 The Associated Press 3590 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 23-year-old woman walking in downtown St. Louis struck, killed