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  • Person struck and killed by MetroLink train in East St. Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – A MetroLink train struck and killed a person Saturday night just before 8 p.m.  The accident happened just east of the Fairview Heights station off North 94th Street and St. Clair Avenue in East St. Louis. A spokesperson for Metro tells Fox 2 that the train was heading westbound when it struck the person on the tracks.  Train service to the station has been halted while investigators from the St. Clair Sheriff’s Office investigate the […]

  • Police investigating homicide in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police detectives are investigating a homicide that happened in the Lewis Place neighborhood on the city’s northside. Police say a male victim was shot and killed in the 4500 block of McMillan Saturday afternoon around 4:15 p.m. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper torso. A suspect was taken into custody at the scene. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Pedestrian shot on West Florissant in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO – The Ferguson police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon around 4 p.m. Police say the male victim was walking in the 9000 block of West Florissant Avenue when he came across a male acquaintance.  The two started talking and during the conversation an argument ensued. The acquaintance pulled out a handgun and shot at the victim 5 times.  The victim sustained several gunshot wounds. The shooter fled the scene on foot, while the victim […]

  • Police identify body found in submerged vehicle as Missing Florissant woman

    FLORISSANT, MO – Late Saturday afternoon the Florissant Police Department confirmed that a body found in a submerged vehicle in the Mississippi River was Barbara Higgins.  The body was found Friday in Lincoln County north of Highway 79 and Highway M in the B.K. Leach Memorial Conservation Area on a gravel road in a wooded area. The Missouri Highway Patrol told Fox 2 that a civilian sonar expert discovered the submerged 2014 Honda Accord and called authorities.  Dive teams were […]

  • Infant injured by glass, following shooting on I-70

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis police department is investigating a shooting that occurred around 7 pm Wednesday evening when shots were fired from a vehicle into another on I-70 near Broadway. Fox2 has been told a child suffered an injury to a finger from broken glass that was hit by a bullet. Police say the car exited the interstate and stopped at Red Bud Avenue and Kossuth to call for help.  Officers arriving on the scene examined the vehicle […]

  • Kirkwood police on the lookout for bank robber

    KIRKWOOD, MO – The Kirkwood Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday just after 3 p.m. Police say a male suspect walked into the Enterprise Bank on South Kirkwood Road and passed a note to a teller demanding money. The teller complied fled the bank with an undetermined amount of cash. Police say the suspect is 5’ 9” with a medium build with a scruffy light-colored beard, wearing a dark navy baseball cap, black sunglasses, dark blue […]

  • Belleville police investigating the scalding of a toddler

    BELLEVILLE, IL – The Belleville Police Department is investigating the scalding at a child daycare facility Monday, March 12th. Police tell Fox 2 that they were contacted by an employee of Kolor Wheel around 9:45 pm.  The employee told officers arriving on scene that the 23-month-old child had been burned by hot water when immersed in a bathtub. Detectives on the scene talked to the mother of the child. The child was transported to a St. Louis hospital for treatment. […]

  • Suspect arrested for allegedly taking pictures of a juvenile at South County Mall

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – The St. Louis County Police Department is reporting that on Monday around 3:30 pm a suspect was taken into custody at the South County Mall. Police say a female in her 30’s was arrested for allegedly taking pictures of an 11-year-old female juvenile in the women’s restroom. An investigation is ongoing.

  • SEC Tournament fans spent millions in St. Louis Area

    ST. LOUIS – Fans leaving the SEC Tournament at the Scottrade Center spent millions of dollars in the St. Louis area this weekend.  When we asked fans how much they spent, nearly everyone said it was more than a $1,000. “A couple thousand dollars,” said Kentucky fan Tammy Kearns. “Plenty of it was spent by family also for sure,” said Tennessee resident Jason Kennedy. He said his wife and children did a lot of sightseeing while he focused on the […]

  • WSJ reports Cigna close to buying Express Scripts

    Late Wednesday night the Wall Street Journal is reporting the possible sale of the local pharmacy-benefit manager (helping negotiate discounts with drug makers) Express Scripts Holding Company to health insurer Cigna Corporation. The potential $50-billion-dollar deal could be announced as soon as Thursday according to those familiar with the details according to the Wall Street Journal. Currently, Express Scripts is valued around $41-billion-dollars, employing a little over 5,300 St. Louisians, with a total U.S. workforce around 27,000. Fox 2 reached […]

  • Clinton MO police officers injured in shooting

    CLINTON, MO – Tuesday night at least 2 officers from the Clinton, Missouri Police Department were shot while answering a call for a domestic disturbance. Our sister station WDAF Fox 4 in Kansas City Missouri is reporting that the shooting occurred at a home on Grand River Street in Clinton, Missouri. It’s believed the suspected shooter is barricaded inside the home. WDAF is also reporting one officer suffered minor injuries and that the condition of the other officer is unknown […]

  • Police investigating suspicious death in South County

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis County police are investigating a suspicious death on Bayless Avenue that occurred on Monday night. Police say they were called to a residence around 4:40 pm for a check the welfare call. Officers found a male in his 50’s deceased in the home. He had been identified as Jeffrey Breitenfeld, 51. The death is being investigated by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons and had been classified as a homicide. If […]