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    Red Cross in dire need of blood, platelet donations

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Every two seconds in the United States, a person is in need of receiving blood or platelets. Accident victims, people suffering from bad burns, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, as well as people getting life-saving treatment for leukemia, cancer, or sickle cell disease could all use blood. The American Red […]

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    Police investigating vehicle shot at on Route 159

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Collinsville Police Department is investigating a 911 call from someone who had been shot at while driving on Route 159. The incident happened at around 11 pm Saturday night. Investigators say the shots came from a two-tone, maroon truck. They recovered shell casings in the 100 block of North Orient. […]

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    Mission of Mercy gives away million dollar smiles

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Do you have dental issues, no insurance, can’t afford to see a dentist but dream of having a million dollar smile? Well, more than a million dollars in free dental work will be donated tomorrow and Saturday in Collinsville, Illinois. It’s the Illinois State Dental Society’s Mission of Mercy. Dr. Randall […]

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    Celebrate the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – You’ve probably seen it.  It’s pretty hard to miss that huge catsup bottle in Collinsville.  And today it may be worth stopping by for the 18th Annual  World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival. That’s where FOX 2`s Katherine Hessel is live this morning with more on what exactly to expect from this […]

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    Woodland Park gets smothered at the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival

    ST. LOUIS, MO(KTVI) – We put it on everything. It’s America’s favorite condiment. We pour it, dip it and today we have the “tater tot smothered in ketchup” contest round one before the Catsup Festival in Collinsville. Mike Gassmann, with Big Tomato judges the contest and talks about the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival and […]

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    The world’s largest catsup bottle

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – It’s that time of year again! The world’s largest catsup bottle festival is this Sunday, July 10th from 10 AM to 5 PM! Head over to Collinsville, IL to see the bottle, check out the car show and to have fun! Mike Gassmann, from Big Tomato, visits the 9 AM […]

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    Money donated in bid to make Illinois site national park

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ Officials in southwestern Illinois are putting more money into a bid to make an ancient historic site a national park. The Cahokia Mounds is the largest pre-Columbian settlement north of Mexico. Archeologists say it was home to as many as 20,000 people in its heyday around 1100 A.D. The Bellville News-Democrat […]

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    Heat impacts horses at Fairmount Park

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – With cooler weather this week, near record crowds took advantage and played “Horse Hooky” at Fairmount Park — they didn’t even have to seek shelter in air conditioned areas.  Rich Gould explains the horses that routinely run at Fairmount don’t have it quite as good.

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    Missouri couple charged in murder of Collinsville man

    COLLSINVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a Missouri couple in connection with the December 2015 murder of a Collinsville man. According to Major Richard Wittenauer, Assistant Chief of Police for the Collinsville Police Department, the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated December 9, 2015 to investigate the […]

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    Fire destroys house in O’Fallon IL

    O’FALLON, IL (KTVI) – Firefighters extinguished a house fire Saturday in O’Fallon, Illinois.  The fire broke out around 11:15 am on Silverlink Drive, off Old Collinsville Road, just north of I-64. O’Fallon firefighters called for more help from the Fairview Heights Fire Department, which was on stand-by. The fire erupted in a home near Pacific […]

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    Blunt top recipient of NRA campaign donations, report says

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTVI) – Missouri Senator Roy Blunt tops the list of sitting members of Congress in campaign donations made by the National Rifle Association (NRA). The Washington Post reviewed all NRA campaign contributions to current members of Congress and published its results on Monday, just one day after 49 people were murdered in an […]

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    Hope Rescues calls all pet lovers to Collinsville Pet Expo

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Hope Animal Rescues in Godfrey, Illinois shares a miraculous story of how one dog mother survived a terrifying incident.  The mother dog “Sandy D” and her new litter of female puppies known as “The Pink Ladies” will soon be in search for a home.  For more information, follow: Hope Animal Rescues […]