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    Fatal accident at I-70 and Union

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Emergency crews are working a fatal accident that occurred around 4:45 pm Wednesday just north of downtown St. Louis. Authorities say vehicle rear ended a semi in the westbound lanes of I-70 at Union Boulevard.  One person died at the scene and another had to be extricated from the vehicle. Police say the eastbound lanes will shut down for several hours and motorist should avoid the area.

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    Fatal accident shuts-down eastbound lanes of I-44 near St. Clair MO

    ST. CLAIR, MO (KTVI) – Eastbound I-44 had to be shut down Sunday evening following a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County. Around 7:30 pm, a car and semi-tractor trailer crashed near St. Clair, Missouri.  Witnesses to the accident say it appears the car collided with the semi’s rear-end. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says one person died in the accident, and another is in grave condition. At this writing, the eastbound lanes are shut down starting at the rest stop […]

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    Albino deer spotted at Jefferson Barracks

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Take a look at this unusual sight capture by FOX 2 viewers Lisa and Olivia Crawford.  The two captured video of an albino deer at Jefferson Barracks earlier this week.

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    Video shows firefighters rescuing a horse from a icy West County lake

    WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Saturday FOX 2 brought you exclusive video of a dramatic rescue of a horse that fell through the ice on a West County pond. Saturday night the Metro West Fire Protection District rescued a horse that fell through the ice on a pond.  Sunday the fire district shared video they shot of their firefighter making the rescue. Oddly, firefighters had been practicing cold water rescues earlier in the day. We are told the […]

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    5TH graders look to the future, making video games

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Saturday dozens of St. Louis city 5th graders got the chance to make their own video games. FOX 2’s Shawndrea Thomas shows us how the school is preparing them for a future in technology. On Saturday the Kipp Triumph Academy hosted a game jam where 5th graders made their own video games with an app made by St. Louis tech company Pixel Press. The app known as Bloxels gave kids full control of their gaming experience. […]

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    Boil order issued for Crystal City

    (KTVI) – The city of Crystal City has issued a boil order for residents due to a water main break.  The order affects the area from the CVS Pharmacy on Truman to the city limits.  The boil order is in effect till further notice. In the mean time, the city is testing the water and hoping to lift the boil order on Thursday, when test results are expected to come back.

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    Southwest flight skids off taxiway in Nashville

    A Southwest Airlines flight rolled off a taxiway and got stuck after landing Tuesday at Nashville International Airport, said a spokeswoman with the Federal Aviation Administration. A Southwest spokesman said the nose gear of the Boeing 737 collapsed. The Nashville Fire Department said that it transported eight people, but reported only minor injuries, “mostly bumps and bruises.” Pictures from the scene showed a plane against the ground at an angle, as if the support on one side had collapsed. “Southwest […]

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    Teacher asks Muslim student if she has a bomb

    ATLANTA – A Georgia school is apologizing to a family after a teacher asked their Muslim daughter if she had a bomb in her backpack. Rikki Klaus reports. A Gwinnett County Public Schools spokeswoman tells me on Monday, students had just gotten to class at Shiloh Middle School in Snelville. They were settling down and putting their things away, when a teacher asked a Muslim student if she had a bomb in her backpack. I asked Shiloh middle parents what […]

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    Suspect, 27, dies in St. Louis police custody

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A 27-year-old suspect died in jail after a struggle with officers from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. The struggle happened Tuesday evening at Central Patrol Headquarters on Jefferson Avenue. Police say Nicholas Gilbert, 27, tried to prevent him from killing himself while in a holdover cell. According to Police Chief Sam Dotson, the White male was arrested in 3200 block of Missouri Avenue after reports of a prowler in the area. He was taken […]

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    Suspect dies in St. Louis police custody

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis city police are investigating the death of a suspect while in custody. The suspect died at the department’s central patrol on North Jefferson Avenue. Police chief Sam Dotson said in a press briefing that Tuesday late afternoon 27-year-old white male was arrested in 3200 block of Missouri in South St. Louis after calls about prowler in the area. The man was taken into custody for trespassing and living in a condemned building. He […]

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    Social media threat posted against Fontbonne University

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – The Clayton Police Department has taken into custody a suspect who allegedly posted a threatening message on social media towards Fontbonne University.  The message was posted Monday.  The university’s public safety department contacted the Clayton Police Department, who located the student in an office campus residence. A spokesperson for the university said the message was not directed at any individual or group and was not motivated by racial, ethnic or religious identity. The university says there […]

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    Suspect charged in shooting of rookie police officer

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Monday evening the Circuit Attorney of the City of St. Louis formally charged the suspect involved in the shooting of a rookie St. Louis city police officer.  23-year-old Walther Saddler has been charged with 4 felonies:  Assault on a law enforcement officer, Armed Criminal Action, Resisting Arrest and Carrying a concealed weapon. The charges stem from a Sunday night incident when two St. Louis police officers on patrol spotted a suspicious man in North St. Louis […]