Hometown hero David Freese is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning to force a Game 7 in the 2011 World Series. Freese also tied the game with a triple in the bottom of the 9th.
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David Freese talks to the media at Busch Stadium after hitting the game-winning home run in the bottom of the 11th inning. Freese grew up in St. Louis.
David Freese homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals forced the World Series to a Game 7 by rallying from two-run deficits against the Texas Rangers in the 9th and 10th innings on Thursday night.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he has closed a deal with another Chinese province to import products from Missouri.
Nixon said Thursday the government of Zhejiang Province has agreed to import $100 million of Missouri products over the coming years. The province also agreed to help facilitate an additional $100 million of investment in Missouri businesses.
One man is dead and two others are hospitalized after a shooting in the St. Louis suburb of Wellston.
St. Louis County Police spokesman Rick Eckhard says officers were called to a house Thursday afternoon where they found one man dead. One of the injured men was found in the street about two blocks away, while the other made it to a small market about four blocks away and sought help.
Police said they didn't know the cause of the dispute, nor the identities of the victims. Eckhard said the injured men were expected to survive.
Eckhard said police don't yet know whether the shooter was among the victims, but he added that police weren't conducting a manhunt.
Detectives were at a hospital waiting to talk to the injured men.