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    Mayor Slays presents Prince Louis key to the city

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Saturday Mayor Francis Slay presented a key to St. Louis to Prince Louis and Princess Marguerite of France.  The couple is in St. Louis for a celebration for the sixth year of St. Louis Language Immersion Schools. The charter school teaches over 1,000 children in Mandarin, Spanish and French at three locations in St. Louis City. The prince paid homage to the 250th anniversary of St. Louis and gave Mayor Slay a pair of silver cufflinks. […]

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    Patient tested in California for possible Ebola exposure

    (CNN) — Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure — this time, in California. The unidentified patient is being isolated in a “specially equipped negative pressure room” at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center. Trained staff are using protective equipment, coordinated with infectious disease specialists, to provide care for the patient, said Dr. Stephen M. Parodi, director of hospital operations at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, in a statement. The patient is considered “low-risk” […]

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    “There was no convincing them”: Police use tear gas on curfew breakers

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Police in Ferguson were forced to use tear gas on a crowd of protesters who refused to obey the midnight curfew. Around 12:30, the large group staged near West Florissant and Chambers used cars to create a barricade.   Police officers gave several warnings before they put on gas masks. About 12:40 a.m., officers started moving slowly toward the group and released tear gas.   That’s when several shots rang out.  There are unconfirmed reports that one person […]

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    Tear gas disperses demonstrators in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Tactical units and other law enforcement agencies have deployed tear gas to disperse the crowd at West Florissant near the burned out QuikTrip in Ferguson. The St. Louis SWAT Team was on  the scene of a protest on West Florissant street in Ferguson on Wednesday evening.  Demonstrators were filling the streets. Police told the crowd to clear the area or there will be arrests. Just before 9 pm  police say the crowd that gathered at West Florissant and […]

  • Ferguson-Florissant school to move forward on opening schools Thursday

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Late Wednesday afternoon the Ferguson-Florissnt School District announced that the district was cancelling the start of the school year till Monday, August 18th. The decision to delay the start of the school was influenced by the ongoing unrest in Ferguson over the shooting death of Michael Brown. Previously, the district had planned to start fall session Thursday, August 14th. District officials have been monitoring the situation in Ferguson, and had planned for additional security […]

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    Glasgow Village man charged in death of infant

    GLASGOW VILLAGE, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has issued charges against Dearis Ricks, 21, in the death of a 3-month-old infant.  Ricks was charged with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death. When officers arrived at the home in the 10000 block of Spring Garden Monday, they found the child unresponsive.  The infant was taken to an area hospital and declared deceased. An autopsy revealed the infant died from head trauma. Police say […]

  • Police and demonstrators face-off near QuikTrip without incident

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Tempers flared for a while outside St. Mark’s church after the community meeting on the shooting of Michael Brown held by Reverend Al Sharpton and community leaders ended.  The large crowd had gathered outside because the church had filled to capacity for the meeting. Those left outside held an impromptu rally before leaving the church. Many from the crowd moved over to a demonstration being held at the burned out QuikTrip near the Canfield Green apartment […]

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    Amnesty traffic and warrant program ends at 7 pm

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Time is running out fast for those still wanting to clear up outstanding traffic tickets, warrants, child support and misdemeanors. The St. Louis County amnesty program will end at 7 pm Saturday night. The program offers an opportunity to get a clean slate and new court date without fear of arrest. If want to participate in the program you need to go to the St. Louis Community College at Forest Park by 7 pm. […]

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    California fruit recall expanding

    (KTVI) – The fruit recall involving California nectarines, peaches, plums and pluots has been expanded. The fruit affected in the recall may have been contaminated with listeria. The initial recall covered specific lots of fruit packed from June 1st through July 12th. Wawona packing company expanded the recall “as a precautionary step” to fruit packaged through July 17th. The recall affects grocers Diebergs, Trader Joe’s, Sam’s, Walmart, and Costco. Previous Coverage: California fruit recall expanding

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    Winning $1 million dollar Powerball ticket sold in Granite City

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – One person in the St. Louis metro area is a million dollars richer Monday night. A winning Powerball ticket was purchased at the “Super One Stop” on West Chain of Rocks Road in Granite City for this past Saturday’s drawing. The winner with the quick pick ticket has not come forward yet. The next drawing for Powerball will be worth an estimated $80 million.

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    Charges filed against man shot by police

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons filed charges against 52-year-old Thomas E. Noser Monday for this past weekend’s confrontation with a Granite City police officers which resulted in the shooting of Noser. The incident occurred Saturday in the 2000 block on Delmar where police were summoned to a domestic dispute involving a family. Officers were confronted by Noser during the investigation of the alleged beating of Noser’s 76-year-old mother and another person with a bat. Police […]

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    Missing 17-year old found safe

    Update: Jessica Lynn Nelson has been safely located. Previous Story- ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Police have issued endangered persons advisory for 17-year-old Jessica Lynn Nelson. The advisory was issued in response to an incident that occurred in the 500 block of Chapel on Saturday, August 1st. Police say Nelson ran away from home around 1:15 pm. They also state that Nelson may be being abused by individuals that she is in the company of. A […]