• President Barack Obama on ISIS

    Obama outlines ISIS strategy: Airstrikes in Syria, more U.S. troops

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — It’s time to go after ISIS in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night in a nationally televised address intended to sell stepped-up military efforts to a war-weary public. Obama said the United States would expand its airstrikes against the Sunni jihadists in Iraq to target them across the border […]

  • Cardinals first African American pitcher honored with Living Legend Award

    (KTVI)- At 90-years-old, many people would have enough stories to fill a book. But no one’s book would be quite like Reverend William Greason. Rev. Greason is a World War II veteran who played in the Negro Baseball League and pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals. He has been honored with the Living Legend Award […]

  • Screenshot_11

    St. Louis County officer suspended after video surfaces

    A Missouri police officer involved in maintaining security in troubled Ferguson was put on administrative leave Friday after a video surfaced showing him railing about the Supreme Court, Muslims, and his past — and perhaps, he said, his future — as “a killer.” The officer, Dan Page of the St. Louis County Police Department, became […]

  • Store owners take to defending businesses themselves

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) –  A day of shocking revelation lead to increased chaos in Ferguson Saturday early morning. The name of the officer who killed Michael Brown was released Friday, naming 6 year veteran 28-year-old Darren Wilson.  Police also released video that allegedly shows Brown involve in a robbery of convenience store minutes before the […]

  • Korean War veteran wants to save aging home

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A Korean War veteran is determined to keep his home in north St. Louis even though part of it collapsed Friday. William Sutherlin was asleep in a front room and woke up to find fire trucks outside his house.  He said he did not realize a section of the west wall […]

  • athletecollage

    Loved and Lost: 10 former St. Louis athletes we miss

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Starting Tuesday night, the Cardinals will host the Boston Red Sox for a 3-game series. And while it is the rematch of the 2013 World Series, it is also the return of a familiar face: Joe Kelly. The beloved former Cardinals pitcher was traded last week and a recent GIF […]

  • Toddler Dies After Trapped in Hot Car

    Police: Toddler dies after getting trapped in hot car

    (CNN) — A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer’s day and was trapped, police said. The toddler was playing alone in the front yard of his house in Sylmar while his parents were home when he got into the car and couldn’t get […]

  • Woman claims she was the victim of racial profiling at outlet mall

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Shopper Latoya Williams says she`s angry and frustrated. Her problems started after a trip to the St. Louis Premium Outlet Malls in Chesterfield last Friday.  According to Williams she was having lunch with a friend and 12-year-old girl when she was suddenly surrounded by mall security and police. The 25-year-old claims […]

  • Bob McDonald, President Obama's VA Secretary Nominee

    Senate confirms Robert McDonald as VA secretary

    (CNN) — The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Robert McDonald, a former corporate CEO and an ex-Army officer, as the next Veterans Affairs secretary. He replaces Eric Shinseki, who resigned in May amid an unfolding scandal at VA medical facilities. The vote was 97 to 0. McDonald takes over a massive bureaucracy with more than […]

  • VA Medical Center

    Tentative deal reached to fund fixes to VA health system

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a bill to reform the VA health system, aides to each of the men said Sunday, just days before Congress is scheduled to leave on its August recess. The deal, which still needs to be approved […]

  • Fallen O’Fallon soldier remembered in Washington D.C.

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – A fallen soldier from O’Fallon, Mo was remembered during two high-profile ceremonies this week.  Army Corporal Gunnar Zwilling was killed in 2008 in one of the worst attacks U.S. soldier suffered in Afghanistan. President Obama on Monday awarded the lone survivor of Zwilling’s platoon with the Medal of Honor.  Former Staff […]

  • Top VA official sees health care crisis at St. Louis medical center

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The acting head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs had a first-hand look at the health care crisis facing his agency when he toured the VA`s John Cochran Medical Center in north St. Louis Tuesday. A series of health care scandals from questions of dental equipment hygiene in 2010 to […]