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Almonds: Asian slaw recipe

(KTVI) – If you love almonds, this is the book for you.

Betsy Fentress, the co-author of “Almonds: Recipes, History, Culture”, stopped by with a great recipe for Tim Ezell.

She made Asian Citrus and Almond Slaw and you can, too.

Local Author Night
Tuesday, April 22
6:30-8:00pm
Barnes & Noble
Ladue Crossing Shopping Center
8871 Ladue Rd.

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Asian Citrus and Almond Slaw (Download the PDF here.)

Sliced almonds are perfectly at home in crispy coleslaws. They add a delicate nutty note to the tangle of cabbage, peppers, and carrots. In this light Asian coleslaw, citrus juice and sesame oil replace mayonnaise, while ginger and chile add heat and bite.

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St. Louis County Police to participate in prescription drug take-back

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI) – On Saturday, April 26, 2013, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, the St. Louis County Police Department participate in a nationwide event with the Drug Enforcement Administration to take prescription drugs off the streets, and out of the hands of abuser and, potential abusers.

The take-back program is a nationwide event that many law enforcement agencies partake in to keep prescription drugs out of abusers hands, while enhance the quality of the nation’s water supply by keeping prescription drugs out of water systems.

Drop-off sites around the county will be collecting potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs that will be turned over to the DEA for proper disposal.

The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Just deposit the unwanted drugs and leave.

The St. Louis County Police Department will be conducting collections at four sites:

Sweet Be’s for Easter baskets

(KTVI) – Looking for goodies for your Easter baskets? Tim Ezell talks with the staff from Sweet Be’s for their Easter favorites and some new ideas, too.

Find out more: http://www.sweetbe.com/

Man charged with sexually torturing women beginning in 2006

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Police say a South County man for raped, sodomized, and tortured multiple women dating back to 2006.

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch called it a case of ‘degradation and torture.’  Adam M. Capriglione, 29, faces 19 felony charges including, rape, sodomy and assault.  Police say Capriglione met women online and would start a relationship with them before violence would begin.

Prosecutors say he held women against their will at his apartment on Butler Oaks Drive and at a previous address.   The charges spanned over several years.   McCulloch says Capriglione had a ‘psychological hold’ on victims through torture and threatened victims if they came forward.

An investigation began after one victim went to a medical facility for help.  The medical facility contacted police.  Investigators held a news conference Tuesday asking victims to come forward.

Rams give fans a chance to win $100,000

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis Rams are giving fans the chance to win $100,000 if they can correctly predict all 17 weeks of the 2014 regular season schedule. In order to win, fans must correctly select the opponent, location, and day of each game, including the bye week.

In the event of a tie, a trivia contest will be held to determine the winner of “Guess Our Game” contest.

There will be only one winner for the contest and only one entry per person.

To enter the contests, go to www.stlouisrams.com/guessourgames. The contest started Monday, April 14th and will end on April 21, 2014 at 11:59 a.m.

For details and official rules the contest, click on here.

Coldwater Creek closing St. Louis stores

(KTVI) – Coldwater Creek, the women’s clothing chain has filed for bankruptcy and will close all ‘Coldwater Creek’ stores by the summer. Clearance sales will be coming soon, as the retailer liquidates its inventory.

‘Coldwater Creek’ has stores in Fairview Heights, at the St. Louis Galleria, West County Center, and at the Meadows at Lake St. Louis.

Jewish community reacts to shootings in Kansas City

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI) – St. Louis area Jewish leaders are shocked and saddened over a deadly shooting in a Kansas City suburb.   Three victims were gunned down.  Two were on the parking lot of the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, KS.  The other victim was killed at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility.

“Our thoughts and our prayers go with the families that are affected by this really senseless act,” said Andrew Rehfeld, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

“We are shocked and saddened and offer our support to the families affected,” said  Lynn Wittels, President and CEO of the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis.

She did not expect the tragedy in Kansas to change security in St. Louis.

“We are always vigilant about security,” said Wittels.  “This gives us the opportunity to just think about those plans one more time, but I don’t know that anything will change long term.”