• “One Ferguson” working on change from within

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – There were strong words from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder about Ferguson Wednesday.  He said “wholesale change” was needed in the police department. The comments came after sources told Fox 2 and CNN Tuesday, that local, state, and federal leaders were working on a plan for a major change in Ferguson. […]

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    Zambian President Michael Sata dies at 77

    (CNN) — Zambian President Michael Sata, who was nicknamed “King Cobra” for his fiery comebacks and larger-than-life personality, has died. He was 77. Officials did not disclose a cause of death. But Sata had traveled to London for unspecified medical treatment last week. He died in a hospital there Tuesday evening. “It’s shocking, it’s devastating, […]

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    Two California deputies killed in shooting rampage

    (CNN) — Two veteran California sheriff’s deputies were killed in a shooting rampage in two counties that began Friday morning when one deputy was shot in the forehead while confronting a suspicious vehicle, authorities said. The first officer was Sacramento County Deputy Danny Oliver, 47, who with his partner engaged the male and female suspects […]

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    Man rips up homeless vet’s sign, then blows his mind

    LAS VEGAS, NV — A US Army Veteran served six years before an honorable discharge.   Alan McCracken is now homeless. Magician Rob Anderson knew about the “nice guy” holding a sign that reads, “Homeless…anything helps.” So, he found him on the street and performed a trick that made his day. Anderson takes the homeless vet’s […]

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    18 most annoying things people do in airports

    (CNN) — Whether they’re cutting their fingernails mid-flight or aggressively establishing armrest hegemony, we’ve already addressed the most irritating things travelers do on airplanes. But what about the airport itself? Shouldn’t it be easy to escape your fellow fliers’ antisocial behavior in a space as large as an arrival hall or a departure terminal? Sadly, […]

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    A memorial for veterans who lived

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — 45 years ago, while on patrol in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, Dennis Joyner was suddenly faced with his own mortality. He never heard the explosion that destroyed his legs and left arm, but be clearly saw what had happened to his body. “Let me die” — was his immediate reaction. But it was […]

  • STLMoms: March of Dimes 19th Annual Bikers For Babies next weekend

    (STLMoms)-It’s a fun ride and a great way to help premature babies.  It’s the 19th Annual Bikers for Babies event. Shannon Durio with the March of Dimes and Julie Steffens along with her son Chase are the ambassador family this year.  The ride takes place next Sunday October 12th. There will be a new route […]

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    Secret Service director calls White House intrusion ‘unacceptable’

    (CNN) — U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson called an incident in which a man scaled a fence and entered the White House “unacceptable” and told a congressional committee Tuesday that she takes “full responsibility.” Omar Gonzalez, a 42-year-old knife-wielding Iraq war veteran, entered an unlocked door to the executive mansion, Pierson told the House […]

  • World War II veterans board Honor Flight to D.C.

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It is going to be a very special day for nearly two dozen St. Louis area veterans. They are going to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial courtesy of the Honor Flight Program. Inside of the Southwest Terminal, 22 veterans are getting ready to board a flight that’s […]

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    Lawyer claims mom of boy who died in hot car ‘passed polygraph test’

    The wife of a Georgia man charged with murdering his toddler by leaving the child in a hot car for hours this summer has passed a polygraph test, her lawyer said Monday. So-called lie detector exams are not admissible in Georgia criminal court, and the test given to Leanna Harris was not court-sanctioned. She has […]

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    NFL’s Goodell: “We will get our house in order”

    NEW YORK, NY —  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday announced a sweeping domestic abuse and sexual assault policy for the league’s 32 teams, mandating all players and staff undergo education and training about how to prevent abuse. The training and education sessions will begin within the next month, he said. The announcement follows a […]

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    House approves plan to assist Syrian rebels; Senate votes Thursday

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The House on Wednesday approved President Obama’s request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. With significant opposition to the proposal in both parties, the vote was 273 -156. More than one third of the House — 71 Republicans and 85 Democrats — voted no. Many Republicans argue […]