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    Missing East St. Louis woman’s vehicle found abandoned in Washington Park, IL

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Illinois State Police are are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 43-year-old woman. Portia Adams was last seen leaving her home, located within the John De Shields Housing Complex in East St. Louis, on Monday, December 5, 2016 at approximately 3:30 am. Her vehicle was later found abandoned in Washington Park, Illinois. Adams is described as a black female, 5″2′ tall, black hair, brown eyes, weighing approximately 170 lbs. She was last seen […]

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    Fox 2 Prep Zone – Saturday, December 3, 2106

    The Fox 2 Prep Zone for Saturday, December 3, 2106 featured highlights of these boys high school basketball games: Edwardsville vs Belleville West Collinsville vs O’Fallon  

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    Pay It Forward: Dana Callahan

    (KTVI) – Feeding bellies and feeding brains is the mission of a Collinsville woman who has convinced dozens of others to join her cause. Fox 2’s Dan Gray shows you how we are Paying It Forward to a special woman tonight. Dana Callahan has single-handedly marshaled 16 churches and organizations in Collinsville to feed the poor and recruit tutors to help kids with their homework. Here’s what happened when Dana’s friend, Linda Powers, surprised her with the Pay It Forward […]

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    IDOT prepping for winter weather

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – With a taste of winter weather in the forecast this weekend, the Illinois Department of Transportation is gearing up. By Friday night more than half of the 200 trucks in Metro East district will become salt and snow removal vehicles. Kim Sanders drives her children around Collinsville, “I don’t want the snow when it comes to driving or anything like that.” Like it or not winter weather is on the way. IDOT salt domes across […]

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    Schnucks recalls certain chicken breasts at 16 locations

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A Missouri-based regional supermarket chain is recalling certain grilled, marinated chicken breasts in three states out of concern that they may be undercooked. Schnucks Kitchen of O’Fallon, Missouri, announced the recall Friday of “72 Butter Garlic Grilled Marinated Chicken Breasts” from 16 locations in Missouri, eight in Illinois and two in Indiana. Customers who bought the affected product from the Deli/Chef’s Express department of one of the stores Wednesday or Thursday are encouraged to return it […]

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    2-alarm fire damages Collinsville home

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The fire broke out in the 300 hundred block of Buck Street where multiple agencies responded   to a 2-alarm house fire. We are told 4 people were inside the home when the fire started Wednesday night.  One resident was treated for smoke inhalation on the sense, but will be okay. There is considerable smoke and water damage to the home. The streets were blocked off in the area as crews continue to battle the blaze. The Collinsville […]

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    Millstadt group hopes to save and repaint towns old water tower

    MILLSTADT, IL (KTVI) – It’s been a local landmark for one metro east community since 1931 and one of the ten most endangered historic places in Illinois. Patrick Clark takes us to Millstadt to meet the “tin man” and the band of friends trying to help him get a new coat of paint. The Millstadt water tower has been a rusting focal point in this rustic folksy town for some time. The 100,000-gallon steel tank was built in 1931, but […]

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    8-year-old thanks Illinois State Troopers with BBQ lunch

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The ambush on Officer Snyder and other recent attacks against law enforcement has moved a little girl and her father to take action. Eight-year-old Samantha Reifsteck got out of school early Wednesday because she had very important assignment to deliver lunch to Illinois State Troopers in Collinsville. When increased violence against law enforcement began in the spring the grade schooler and her father formed the organization Feed the Force to show local officers their support and […]

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    Duckworth visits Metro East looking for votes in IL US Senate race

    (KTVI) – The man who won Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate seat in 2010 is facing an uphill challenge in this last week of the general campaign.  Republican Senator Mark Kirk is trailing his Democratic challenger, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth by 18 points according to an Emerson College poll released Tuesday. Duckworth campaigned in the Metro East area speaking to campaign volunteers in Collinsville and Granite City on Tuesday.  She urged them to work each day to reach out to voters. Both […]

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    Over 200 area restaurants holding ‘Dine-Out’ to benefit Officer Blake Snyder’s family

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – People on both sides of the river can dine out today and help raise money for the families of injured and fallen St. Louis county police officers, including  Blake Snyder. Snyder was killed last month in the line of duty. Ruma’s Deli in south county is one of many restaurants taking part in Tuesday’s fundraiser. Restaurants in Lemay Ferry location and Imperial are among a handful of area restaurants donating 100 percent of their profits today to […]

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    10-year-old uses bake sale to help fund a home Haiti

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A Collinsville boy is spending his free time to raise money so he can fund the construction of a home for a family in Haiti.  Miguel Billings start his fundraiser Saturday, with the help of his family and band teacher Zack Stegman. Using cookies his sister baked and his parents helping him set-up a stand, he raised over $700 on his first day. Sunday he was at it again from 2 pm to 6pm. The goal […]

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    Kohl’s holiday hiring events in St. Louis area Tuesday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Koh’ls is looking to hire for the holidays. The retailer is holding in-store hiring events at 14-area locations on Tuesday, October 25th. The locations include stores in Arnold, Alton, Bridgeton, Wentzville, St. Peters, and Creve Coeur . The hiring events will run from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Participating locations:  Kohl’s Wentzville Store 1239 W Pearce Blvd, Wentzville, MO, 63385 Kohl’s Bridgeton Store 12222 St. Charles Rock Rd, Bridgeton, MO 63044 Kohl’s O’Fallon Store 2110 Highway […]