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    Cardinals Wear Special Uniforms on Memorial Day

    The Cardinals along with the other Major League Baseball teams wore special uniforms on Memorial Day. The jerseys featured camouflage over the Cardinals logo. The team also wore camouflage hats. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny says this Memorial Day is even more special for his team with Navy veteran, pitcher Mitch Harris on the team.  

  • Sunset service at Alton National Cemetery for fallen soldiers

    ALTON, IL (KTVI) – THe day of remembrance ended with a sunset service in Alton. The tradition of honoring those died while serving in this country`s armed forces began after the Civil War in 1868.  It`s at this national cemetery in Alton, Illinois where many Civil War veterans, some 200 union soldiers are buried.  Some […]

  • Large crowd gathers in St. Peters for Memorial Day ceremony

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – A large crowd in St. Peters gathered this morning to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Bagpipes helped kick off the ceremony held at the St. Peters City Centre Memorial, right outside City Hall. The ceremony paid tribute to fallen soldiers with remarks from a Vietnam veteran.

  • Restored monument revealed at O’ Fallon Memorial Day tribute

    O’FALLON, IL – Memorial Day is the nation’s time to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. Services were held in the St. Louis area and around the country. There was a special service in O’Fallon, Illinois. The striking veterans monument in O’Fallon Illinois continues to add new patriots. Today’s […]

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    Iwo Jima veteran’s moving poetry will help you understand Memorial Day

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — For more than half a century, Joe Bruni stayed silent about the “hellish day on the bloody sulfuric sands” that took his childhood friend at Iwo Jima. “If Tom Brokaw called us the greatest generation, we were also the silent generation,” Bruni says of his long reluctance to speak about his service. […]

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    St. Charles honors veterans with Memorial Day weekend ceremony

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – In St. Charles Sunday afternoon a special ceremony was held to honor the communities veterans, who served in this nations military. The ceremony is held every year at the St. Charles Memorial Gardens. Families of veterans who died within the last year heard their loved ones’ names read aloud. A […]

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    Students spruce up black cemetery, veterans’ gravestones

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ A group of eighth-grade students have helped clean veterans’ gravestones in a mostly abandoned cemetery once used by prominent black Kansas City-area residents in an effort to honor them before Memorial Day. Academie Lafayette students recently used toothbrushes to scrub gravestones at the Highland Cemetery, a segregated black cemetery that opened […]

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    Eagle perched among headstones continues to spread Memorial Day message

    MINNEAPOLIS – It is Memorial Day weekend and a photo from Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota continues to remind people of what the holiday is really about. The photo is by amateur photographer, Frank Glick, who was driving through the cemetery one morning in 2011 when he saw an eagle perched on a gravestone. […]

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    Vietnam veteran finally laid to rest after son discovers remains

    JEFFERSON BARRACKS NATIONAL CEMETERY (KTVI) – Though the Vietnam War ended four decades ago, one family finally said goodbye Friday to a loved one killed overseas. Air Force Technical Sgt. Louis Clever was laid to rest Friday afternoon. Clever’s son, Paul, made sure the remains of his father and others in his dad’s squadron made […]

  • Nine people died and 18 were hospitalized after a brawl and shooting at a Waco, Texas Twin Peaks restaurant Sunday, May 17, 2015. The brawl between members of different motorcycle gangs resulted in the arrest of at least 170 members.

    Biker gangs: A history of violence

    Biker gangs have been a part of American culture almost as long as the motorcycle itself — sometimes demonized, sometimes glorified. The Justice Department calls them OMGs, short for Organized Motorcycle Gangs. There are about 500 large gangs across the United States, with multiple chapters. If you count smaller, organized ones, the number swells to […]

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    Will police officer face charges over killing of Tony Robinson in Wisconsin?

    A district attorney in Wisconsin is set to bring an end Tuesday to weeks of uncertainty about whether a police officer will face criminal charges over the killing of an unarmed biracial man. Tony Robinson, 19, was fatally shot by a white officer on March 6 in Madison, setting off days of protests in the […]

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    NBC gives first look at fall shows ‘Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris,’ ‘Heartbreaker’

    Blindspot Video: Heartbreaker Video: Heroes Reborn Video: [NBC Embed=”<div itemprop=”video” itemscope itemtype=”http://schema.org/VideoObject“>//player.theplatform.com/p/NnzsPC/widget/select/media/EK2GyK4tTwQY?disableEndCard=true</div>”] People Are Talking Video: The Player Video: NBC is going big on new shows for the 2015-16 TV season, picking up a pile of new series to fill out its schedule alongside returning favorites like “The Blacklist,” “Chicago Fire” and “The Voice.” Before […]